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Altman, John 1949-

Overview
Works: 107 works in 289 publications in 5 languages and 6,411 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  History  Documentary television programs  Dance films  Journalism films  Films à clef  Romance films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Instrumentalist, Performer, Production personnel, Singer, Arranger, Compiler, Musician
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 Mark Sandrich( visu )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,041 libraries worldwide
Some sexual references and brief language
Orson Welles Citizen Kane ( visu )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 665 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
The matchmaker ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and German and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Marcy heads to a wee quaint Ireland burgh where she finds love and humanity amid the beer-guzzling, blarney-slinging locals
Hope springs by David Frankel( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 476 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
The Reagans by James Brolin( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 390 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
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by Tennessee Williams( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Karen Stone, a lonely, aging actress, lives in a luxurious apartment in Rome where she has a romantic fling with a young gigolo
King of Texas by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 335 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 by Kelsey Grammer( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 245 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 by Kevin Cooper( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 170 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
Hear my song by Plácido Domingo( visu )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages 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 )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 99 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 97 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
Bhaji on the beach by Gurinder Chadha( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Director Gurinder Chadha's landmark debut feature is the first to be helmed by a British Asian woman. The story concerns a day-trip to Blackpool by a disparate group of Indian women from the Saheli Asian Women's Group. The group includes battered wife Ginder (Kim Vithana), refusing to stand by her man (much to the chagrin of her elders), unmarried teenage mum-to-be Hashida (Sarita Khajura), shunned by the same elders for her relationship with a black man, and respectable shop assistant Asha (Lalita Ahmed), who escapes into a fantasy world from her drab day-to-day existence when she is charmed by a local playboy thesp. Also along for the day are a middle-class Bombay woman of tasteless glamour and a couple of boy-crazy teenage girls
Shoot on sight by Jag Mundhra( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Hindi and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"Shoot on sight is a fictional story based on London Police order to shoot suspected terrorists after the July 7th 2005 London bombings, that resulted in racial profiling. The film unfolds the turmoil in the life of Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer at Scotland Yard. Commander Ali, born in Lahore and tasked to investigate 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 existence 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."--Container
RKO 281 by Benjamin Ross( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Faszinierendes Biopic um die Entstehungsgeschichte von Orson Welles' grandiosem Kinoerstling ("Citizen Kane"), der nur unter großen Widerständen gegen den Zeitungsmagnaten William Randolph Hearst durchgesetzt werden konnte. Ein durchaus engagierter Einblick in die Mechanismen der Filmindustrie, der zwar nicht ohne Klischees auskommt, dem es jedoch gelingt, die Größe eines Genies zu skizzieren. [film-dienst]
Music from Hear my song by John Altman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Ray Bradbury's The Martian chronicles : a full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisation by Richard Kurti( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Derek Jacobi and Hayley Atwell lead an all-star cast in The Martian Chronicles, a thrilling new dramatisation, reimagining Ray Bradbury's timeless fable of doomed Martian colonisation. When the first expedition to Mars mysteriously disappears, Earth sends a second to find out what happened. But the real mission is classified. And only Captain Wilder knows the truth. Spender, an anthropologist on Wilder's crew, attempts to prevent the colonisation that she believes will eradicate the last of an ancient people living on Mars. But to what lengths will she go? As the honourable but duty-bound Captain Wilder tracks the now rogue Spender into the Martian mountains, the future of this ancient planet is at stake. Meanwhile, Earth itself teeters on the brink of its own global catastrophe as the very survival of humanity hangs in the balance...This audio release also includes a special behind-the-scenes mini-documentary with interviews from the stars, plus six special teasers examining the Martian culture!'Derek Jacobi turns in a subtle, nuanced but incredibly powerful performance as Captain Wilder.' - The Radio Times'Boasting an impressive cast, pacey direction and phenomenally atmospheric sound design, it's certainly a polished production.' - SFX MagazineOriginal novel Ray Bradbury 1950. The Martian Chronicles ℗ B7 Enterprises Ltd 2015. All rights reserved
Original soundtrack recording from the motion picture The sheltering sky by Ryūichi Sakamoto( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in No Linguistic Content and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 18 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
 
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Alternative Names
John Altman Brits dirigent
John Altman compositeur, chef d'orchestre et saxophoniste
John Altman (kompozytor)
John "Genius" Altman
Джон Альтман
Джон Альтман композитор
Ջոն Ալտման
ג'ון אלטמן
ジョン・アルトマン (作曲家)
Languages
English (87)
Spanish (12)
German (5)
French (4)
Hindi (1)
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