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Roos, Fred

Overview
Works: 47 works in 207 publications in 5 languages and 13,647 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Gangster films  Teen films  Animal films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Fred Roos
Publications by Fred Roos
Most widely held works by Fred Roos
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,451 libraries worldwide
Brought together at a country house, Mary, Colin and Dickon discover a locked and abandoned garden and, through their friendship and care, bring the hidden glade back to beautiful life
The outsiders by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 2,140 libraries worldwide
On the streets of Tulsa in 1966, teenagers come two ways. If you're from the right side of the tracks, you are a "soc". You've got everything--money, cars, girls, and a future. But if you're an outsider, a "greaser," you've got nothing but your friends ... and a dream that someday, somehow, you'll finally belong
The black stallion by Walter Farley( visu )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
A boy and horse are shipwrecked on an island where they become fast friends. Upon their return home they work together for a try to go head to head with the world's best thoroughbreds in "the race of the century."
The Black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
Black, a stunning stallion and a world-renowned champion race horse, is stolen by mysterious foreigners. His young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno) frantically seeks his return. Alec stows away on a plane to Casablanca and crosses the perilous Sahara Desert. With the help of a special friend named Raj (Vincent Spano), Alec unravels the mystery of Black's theft
The Godfather by Mario Puzo( visu )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family which tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba
Somewhere by Sofia Coppola( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
A witty, moving, and empathetic look into the orbit of actor Johnny Marco. You have probably seen him in the tabloids; Johnny is living at the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. He has a Ferrari to drive around in, and a constant stream of girls and pills to stay in with. Comfortably numbed, Johnny drifts along. Then, his 11-year-old daughter Cleo from his failed marriage arrives unexpectedly at the Chateau. Their encounters encourage Johnny to face up to where he is in life
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
Powerful family leader Michael Corleone, now in his 60's, is dominated by two passions: freeing his family from crime and finding a suitable successor
Tucker the man and his dream by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Tucker is an engineer and showman who has a vision of the car of the future. Against formidable odds, he raises the money and builds a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three auto manufacturers
Rumble fish by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
34 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Rusty James is a troubled teen who lives in the shadow of his older brother, "the Motorcycle Boy." He wants to be smart, tough, and cool like his sibling. Trouble is, he seems to only have the tough part down. Rusty isn't a leader like his brother, he's only good at getting people into trouble and trying to kick and punch his way out of it. Everyone around him has given up on Rusty James, and he's going to destroy anybody around him, including himself. When his brother returns, Rusty has to come to grips with who they both really are
Town & country ( visu )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Revelations of his best friend's affair drive wealthy architect, Porter, to begin questioning his own life and marriage. In search of some meaning to their rapidly disintegrating lives, the two guys go on a cross-country trip to figure their lives out
A little princess The secret garden ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Secret garden: A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
New York stories ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
A trilogy about life in the big city. "Life lessons" is the tale of a passionate painter (Nolte) torn between his obsession for his art and his infatuation with his sultry assistant (Arquette). "Life without Zoe" is a wimsical fantasy of a very grown-up 12 year old who brings charm and magic to life in New York. "Oedipus wrecks" is the story of a neurotic lawyer (Allen) who cannot escape the influence of his mother
The conversation by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia
One from the heart ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola shines his spotlight on a Las Vegas couple (Teri Garr, Frederic Forrest) whose break-up on the 4th of July leads them both to a night on the strip in pursuit of their romantic fantasies (Raul Julia, Natassia Kinski). But in this town of gamblers and dreamers, should they bet it all on dreams, or give true love another roll of the dice? Featuring the stunning photography of Vittorio Storaro. Includes a fantasy sequence (tango, Bora-Bora flamenco, and Las Vegas street scene), performed by Teri Garr, Raul Julia, and ensemble
Hammett by Wim Wenders( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Dashiell Hammett has retired from his career as a Pinkerton detective to write fiction. An old friend calls, and Hammett becomes involved in a search for a missing girl in Chinatown
Barfly by Barbet Schroeder( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Henry and Wanda are wedded to their bar stools, not each other, but they like each other and attempt to make a go of life on the skids
The story of Luke ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Luke, an autistic young man, searches for a job and true love
Radioland murders ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Someone is murdering employees of Chicago radio station WBN, and the station secretary and her estranged writer husband must join forces to find the killer
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness
Seven minutes in heaven ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A gentle, sensitive and often humorous story of three young teenagers struggling with their parents, friends and futures
 
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Alternative Names
Fenton, Fred Roos-
Roos-Fenton, Fred
Languages
English (136)
Spanish (11)
French (5)
Italian (4)
German (3)
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