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Hesseman, Howard

Works: 106 works in 185 publications in 3 languages and 8,141 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television comedies  Television specials  Fiction  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Howard Hesseman
Publications by Howard Hesseman
Most widely held works about Howard Hesseman
Most widely held works by Howard Hesseman
About Schmidt by Jack Nicholson( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,167 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Martian child ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,175 libraries worldwide
David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth
Shampoo by Hal Ashby( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
"George is one of L.A.'s most desirable men, a Beverly Hills hairdresser who makes all his female clients look, and feel, better than ever. Encouraged by his girlfriend Jill to open his own salon, George approaches conservative businessman Lester for financing. Unbeknownst to Lester, George is sleeping with his wife, his mistress and his teenage daughter"--Container
The Princess who had never laughed ( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 libraries worldwide
An over-serious king, whose daughter has grown up without humor, orders a contest be held to try and make her laugh
Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
The rocker ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Robert 'Fish' Fishman is the extremely dedicated and astoundingly passionate drummer for the eighties hair band Vesuvius. He is living the rock n' roll dream until he is unceremoniously kicked out of the band. Twenty years after his rock star fantasies were destroyed and just when Fish has finally given up all hope, he hears that his nephew's high school rock band A.D.D. is looking for a new drummer. They reluctantly make him the newest member of the band. This gives him the chance to reclaim the rock God throne he's always thought he deserved. He takes the young band along for the ride of their lives
Man about town ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
With a marriage in shambles and a shaky client roster, slick Hollywood agent Jack Giamoro has lost his killer instinct. To make matters worse, his personal journal has been stolen by a reporter who is now threatening to write a career-ending exposé. Now with everything on the line, Jack is forced to take a hard look at himself and step up to close the deal on what's most important in his life
WKRP in Cincinnati ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Join WKRP's hilarious staff--program director Andy Travis, deejays Dr. Johnny Fever and Venus Flytrap, neurotic newsman Les Nessman, sultry receptionist Jennifer Marlowe and the rest--both on and off the air as they take their floundering station from hard times to hard rock
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
After a witch's curse turns a young prince into a repulsive frog, only the kiss from a beautiful but selfish princess can restore him back to his handsome human form; One night, Geppeto wishes for a son. The Blue Fairy appears and turns his puppet, Pinocchio, into a living marionette; After leaving home, three distinctly different brothers learn an important lesson when a big, bad wolf tries to blow each of their houses down; When the King declares a Royal Laugh-Off to bring a smile to the face of his solemn daugher, Waldo answers the call and captures her heart
Flight of the navigator by Mark H Baker( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
After a mystifying disappearance aboard a spectacular spacecraft, David Freeman returns to earth possessing vast, undiscovered knowledge about the farthest reaches of the universe. With these sudden navigational powers, David is able to take the fantastic flying machine anywhere he desires
The rocker Le rocker ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Twenty years after being kicked out of his 80s metal band just before they made it big, unwillingly-retired rocker Robert Fishman gets a second chance at stardom when his nephew's band needs an emergency drummer for their prom gig
Gridlock'd by Vondie Curtis-Hall( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
"When a friend dies of a drug overdose, musicians Spoon and Stretch decide it's time to kick their drug habit by putting themselves into detox. But soon they discover that the road to rehab is paved with reams of social service red tape. Spoon and Stretche are just trying to stay alive until they can get treatment. But, between the angry drug dealers, the cops who have mistaken them for murderers, and the people with forms and clipboards, this turns into a task of epic proportions. Thus enfolds their comic adventure to sobriety--a hilarious, action-packed journey from A to Z and back again"--Container
Doctor Detroit ( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Clifford Skridlow is a teacher at a small Chicago college run by his father. A pimp cons Clifford into managing his four prostitutes, then skips town to escape the mob boss known as Mom. Clifford decides to draw on his course on medieval literature in his quest to save the women from Mom
Police academy 1-4 collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Police academy: The mayor decides to loosen the restrictions at the academy. Soon, the new class is overrun with misfits and losers who are all determined to make good, even though their superiors try to wash their hands of them every chance they can. Police academy 2: Mahoney and friends have graduated from the academy and are issued their first assignments. Their cheerfulness and devotion to duty outweighs any shortcomings, but are even they ready to do battle with a band of graffiti daubing terrorists?
On the second day of Christmas ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Trish and her six-year-old niece, Patsy, are busted picking pockets in a department store. Now a security guard must watch them until they're shipped off to jail after Christmas. Includes bonus CD, Family Holiday Favorites
The Drug tape ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Identifies, explains and exhibits marijuana, uppers, downers, hallucinogens and narcotics. Howard Hesseman demonstrates methods of using drugs and the physical and mental effects of those drugs
Mister Roberts ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The live TV production of the much loved play about an officer on a cargo ship during WWII who wants to see action, but puts up with a cranky captain instead
Out of sync ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
An ex-con DJ is forced to become the eyes and ears for a police officer who is after the man who owns the club where he works
My chauffeur ( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Mr. Witherspoon has hired Casey Meadows as his first woman chauffeur. Poor Casey soon discovers she is being given the toughest and least glamorous tasks
Rockin' at the Red Dog the dawn of psychedelic rock ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This is the story of the Red Dog Saloon and it's importance in the creation of the psychedelic dancehalls that littered the West during the late '60s and of the extended family that grew out of those wild times. Woven together with music, photographs, light shows, poster art, and rare archival footage
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Alternative Names
Hessman, Howard 1940-
Sturdy, Don 1940-
English (68)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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