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Altman, John 1949-

Overview
Works: 97 works in 186 publications in 4 languages and 5,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Trials, litigation, etc  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Singer, Production personnel, Arranger, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Altman
Publications by John Altman
Most widely held works by John Altman
Shall we dance? by Masayuki Suō( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,035 libraries worldwide
A lawyer's life and marriage take an unexpected turn when he follows a woman to a dance studio and begins to take lessons and finds he has a passion for dance. His wife thinks he is having an affair and hires a detective to follow him
Hope springs by Colin Firth( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 493 libraries worldwide
After he is dumped by his fiancee, Vera, British artist, Colin, flees to the village of Hope in New England to bury himself in his art. Colin ends up sulking about in a small Vermont hotel run by Joanie. When Joanie becomes aware of Colin's broken heart, she decides to match him up with a local woman named Mandy. But just as romance begins to ensue between Colin and Mandy, Vera suddenly shows back up with the intentions of rekindling her relationship with Colin
Matchmaker ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Marcy heads to a wee quaint Ireland burgh during its annual matchmaking festival, where she finds love and humanity amid the beer-guzzling, blarney-slinging locals
The Reagans by James Brolin( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
As one of America's most beloved Presidents, Reagan led the nation to astounding highs and lows, escaped scandals and assassination attempts and created a new form of economics. First Lady, Nancy made her own mark on America
Orson Welles Citizen Kane ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
Roman spring of Mrs. Stone ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
American actress Karen Stone flees to Italy after a failed Broadway performance. Adding to her distress, her husband dies suddenly. Desperate and alone, Karen is introduced to Paolo, an incredibly handsome gigolo. Before long, their casual fling becomes an obsession that spirals Karen's life out of control
King of Texas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
An aging cattle baron's plan to divide his vast spread among his three daughters ignites a sibling blood feud in this volatile Wild West retelling of Shakespeare's "King Lear."
Mr. St. Nick ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Santa Claus' powers are waning, so it is time to pass the torch to his son. But, Nick St. Nicholas is having too much fun on the beach being the life of the party
Fidel ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The legendary life of Fidel Castro, from exiled revolutionary to the world's most controversial and longest serving head of state. As seen through the eyes of his wife, mistress and female cohort, this film reveals the untold story of Fidel's rise to become one of the world's most powerful leaders
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance
Hear my song ( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
A young man who has lost the affections of his lady love thinks he can win her back by locating the reclusive Irish tenor her mother once loved
Funny bones by Peter Chelsom( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and French and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Struggling in the shadow of his famous father (Jerry Lewis), a young comic (Oliver Platt) retreats to his hometown when his act bombs in Las Vegas. He's in for more than a few suprises before learning that his own eccentric family has the best material for a perfect act
Suburban madness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of 44 year-old Clara Harris, a successful Texas dentist and mother of 4 year-old twins who hired a private investigator to spy on her cheating orthodontist husband. Instead, the investigator ends up videotaping her client running over her husband three times with her Mercedes-Benz in the posh parking lot of an upscale hotel and killing him. During the trial, Clara's in-laws came to her defense while her stepdaughter testified against her. In the end, a Houston jury convicts Harris for first-degree murder
Shoot on sight by Jag Mundhra( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Hindi and held by 57 libraries worldwide
After the July 7, 2005 London bombing, a suspected Muslim is killed by the police. Commander Tariq Ali, a Muslim officer is entrusted to investigate the police shooting. Distrusted by both his superiors in the police, and his fellow Muslims, he finds his inquiry hampered from all sides. When evidence surfaces pointing to the slain man's innocence, as well as the existences of a terrorist cell operating in his own backyard. Tariq must face the realization that sometimes, the right decision is the hardest one to make
Bhaji on the beach by Gurinder Chadha( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A comedy about a group of Indian women, living in England, who are brought together by a day at the beach
RKO 281 ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The making of Orson Welles' masterpiece Citizen Kane, which William Randolph Hearst tried everything to shut down
Music from Hear my song by John Altman( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane 70th anniversary ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
In Citizen Kane, following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. In RKO-281, Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
The professional original motion picture soundtrack by Eric Serra( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in No Linguistic Content and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Little voice by Jim Cartwright( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Marcada por la muerte de su padre y una madre que no le presta demasiada atención, una joven vive encerrada en su mundo interior y opta por el silencio. No pronuncia ni una sola palabra, pero, gracias a la inmensa colección de discos que le dejó su padre, es capaz de reproducir al cantar cualquier voz, desde Judy Garland a Marilyn Monroe, pasando por Marlene Dietrich
 
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Alternative Names
John "Genius" Altman
Languages
English (53)
Spanish (10)
French (4)
Hindi (1)
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