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Ryan, Thomas Jay

Overview
Works: 37 works in 81 publications in 4 languages and 3,207 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Documentary films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Thomas Jay Ryan
Publications by Thomas Jay Ryan
Most widely held works about Thomas Jay Ryan
 
Most widely held works by Thomas Jay Ryan
The legend of Bagger Vance by Robert Redford( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
The protagonist of this metaphysical fable is Rannulph Junah, Southern aristocrat and World War I hero. In a tournament in Savannah, he defeats two golf pros by following the teachings of his guru, Bagger Vance, a black mystic serving as his caddie
Degas and the dancer by Heather Conkie( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 626 libraries worldwide
In 1874 Paris, painter Edgar Degas is struggling with debt after his father's death. He takes a job illustrating a small book on opera and becomes inspired by a young ballerina named Marie
Strange culture ( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Steve Kurtz's nightmare began on May 11, 2004, when he awoke to find his wife dead of heart failure. Police responding to his distressed 911 call became suspicious of biological equipment in his house and contacted the FBI. Only hours after his wife's tragic death, he found himself detained as a suspected "bioterrorist," as dozens of federal agents in Hazmat suites scoured his home, seizing his art materials, computers, manuscripts, books, his cat, and even his wife's body. This film is a docudrama, i.e., a combination of interviews, documentary footage, and reconstructed scenes using actors about those events
Henry Fool ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Simon Grim, a nerdy young sanitation worker who lives in Queens with his depressed mother and promiscuous sister, turns out to be a brilliant poet and an overnight literary sensation, after being encouraged to write down his ideas by Henry Fool, a boozy pseudo-intellectual who rents the Grim family basement
Fay Grim by Hal Hartley( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
When the CIA asks Fay to travel to Paris to retrieve notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband, her mission turns into a sprawling con-game in a world of international espionage
Teknolust by Lynn Hershman-Leeson( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Rosetta isn't just creating the perfect woman, she's creating three. She has downloaded her DNA into the Self Replicating Automatons. To survive they need the male Y chromo, found only in sperm. Now the cyborgs have to get out into the world and feed
The book of life by Hal Hartley( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
In this darkly comic retelling of the Apocalypse, Jesus arrives at JFK airport with intriguing assistant, Magdalena. While the world ponders the meaning of this second coming, Jesus battles the Devil for human souls, risks the wrath of God, and struggles with himself over whether these lives are worth saving
The attic ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
About a month after Emma Callan and her family move into their seemingly picture-perfect Victorian home, Emma starts to have ghastly visions of a girl who appears to be her twin but is pure evil. Since no one else has seen this demonic double, Emma is faced with two terrifying prospects: either she's going insane or she's actually being haunted by a malevolent spirit determined to destroy anyone who dares to delve into the dark mysteries of the attic
Dischord ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
At the height of her success, alternative rock star Gypsy, puts down her violin and walks away from her career. She retreats with her husband, Lucian, to the desolation of Cape Cod in winter. There, Lucian tries to support Gypsy in her quest for renewal and peace. Their solitude is cut short when Lucian's brother Jimmy arrives without warning. Unbeknownst to them, Jimmy is seeking a refuge of his own after commiting a horrible murder. A bizarre connection quickly develops between Gypsy and Jimmy
Dream boy ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Two men must conceal their homosexual relationship in order to avoid violent backlash from their community
Horror 4 pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The attic: About a month after Emma Callan and her family move into their seemingly picture-perfect Victorian home, Emma starts to have ghastly visions of a girl who appears to be her twin but is pure evil. Since no one else has seen this demonic double, Emma is faced with two terrifying prospects: either she's going insane or she's actually being haunted by a malevolent spirit determined to destroy anyone who dares to delve into the dark mysteries of the attic
Strange culture Voices of dissent : activism & American democracy ; Outlawed : extraordinary rendition, torture and disappearances in the "War on Terror." ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Three films look at cases where fundamental rights and freedoms have been threatened in post-9/11 America. Strange culture is a docudrama that tells the story of Professor Steve Kurtz, a bio-artist wrongly accused of bio-terrorism, and his fight to clear his name. Voices of dissent explores the creative ways in which American activists have expressed political dissent and exercised their First Amendment rights. Outlawed gives voice to two personal stories of extraordinary rendition--the illegal practice of foreign transport, secret detention, and torture of prisoners--by the U.S. government and its allies in the "War on Terror."
South of heaven ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
When Roy Coop comes home after his stint in the navy, he is mistaken for his brother by a pair of vaudevillians who are trying to collect a debt. Eight fingers later, Roy is burnt to a crisp, forged by fire into a new man. Roy is dead. Nobody is born, and looking for revenge! Bonus features commentaries and three short films
El Libro de la vida ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
En el último día del siglo XX, Jesucristo y su ayudante Magdalena aterrizan en Nueva York. A lo largo del día, combatirá con el demonio, se enfrentará a su padre y luchará con él mismo, decidiendo las almas que merecen ser salvadas
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind by Michel Gondry( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When Joel discovers that his girlfriend, Clementine, has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind through an experimental scientific procedure, he decides to ease his own pain by getting the same treatment. But, as each memory of Clementine is systematically eliminated, Joel suddenly realizes how much he still loves her and desperately attempts to reverse the process
In the next room : or, the vibrator play ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Degas et la danseuse ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in Undetermined and French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Essayant de percer, Degas reçoit l'aide d'une jeune fille qui désire être ballerine. Chacun trouve chez l'autre ce qu'il a besoin pour réaliser son rêve
Dream boy nach dem Bestseller-Roman von Jim Grimsley ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Based on the novel by Jim Grimsley, "Dream Boy" chronicles the relationship between two gay teenagers in the rural south in the late 70's. (Internet Movie Database, www.imdb.com)
The book of life Das Buch des Lebens ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
Five by Tenn a single evening of one-act plays by Tennessee Williams ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A live performance of five one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, linked together by interstitial scenes with a fictional playwright based on Williams
 
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English (57)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
French (1)
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