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Kurtz, Gary

Overview
Works: 80 works in 299 publications in 7 languages and 9,160 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Computer games  Star Wars fiction 
Roles: Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gary Kurtz
Publications by Gary Kurtz
Most widely held works about Gary Kurtz
 
Most widely held works by Gary Kurtz
The dark crystal by Jim Henson( visu )
32 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,381 libraries worldwide
Jen, a Gelfling (one of the last survivors of the elfin-like race), is told of a prophecy by his master, a wise and gentle mystic. Jen sets to the task of returning the crystal shard to the all powerful Dark Crystal, making it whole again, and restoring light to the world
Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
44 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,787 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
45 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,520 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable droid duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful princess and restore justice in the galaxy
Star Wars by Leigh Brackett( visu )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
The battle to save the galaxy from the evil Empire rages on. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca face attack by the Imperial forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millenium Falcon, Luke travels to Dagobah in search of Yoda. Only with the Jedi Master's help will Luke survive when the dark side of the Force beckons him into an ultimate duel with Darth Vader
Star wars ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Fleeing the evil Galactic Empire, the rebels abandon their new base on Hoth. Princess Leia, Han Solo, R2-D2 and C-3P0 escape in the damaged Millenium Falcon. Later, on Bespin, they are captured by Lord Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, meanwhile, follows Ben Kenobi's posthumous command and receives Jedi training by Yoda on Dagobah
Star Wars trilogy ( visu )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the future, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial army
The people vs. George Lucas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
They gave him their love, their money, and their online parodies. He gave them the prequels. The passion the original Star wars trilogy inspires in its fans is unparalleled, but when it comes to George Lucas himself, many have found their ardor has cooled into a complicated love-hate relationship. This hilarious, heartfelt documentary delves deep into Lucas's cultural legacy
The Empire strikes back by George Lucas( visu )
23 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Luke Skywalker and his friends, with the aid of the Jedi master Yoda, repel a new assault by their enemy Darth Vader, but not before Han Solo is captured and forced into frozen hibernation
American graffiti by George Lucas( visu )
12 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 119 libraries worldwide
One night in the life of a group of high school friends just before they go off to college, jobs, or the army
The film school generation ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Traces the rise to prominence of a generation of directors who emerged primarily from the film schools of the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Southern California and New York University in the 1960s. Examines the financial and cultural forces that made their ascendance possible
Star Wars trilogy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The battle to save the galaxy from the evil Empire rages on. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca face attack by the Imperial forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millennium Falcon, Luke travels to Dagobah in search of Yoda. Only with the Jedi Master's help will Luke survive when the dark side of the Force beckons him into an ultimate duel with Darth Vader
Star Wars ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker joins his two droid allies, along with Princess Leia, to free his comrade Han Solo, imprisoned by the vile crime lord, Jabba the Hutt. Reunited, the Rebels race to the moon of the planet Endor where they launch a desperte attack upon the entire Imperial Fleet. But the ultimate battle is between father and son, as Luke faces Darth Vader one last time, for the fate of the galaxy hangs in the balance
Friends and heroes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"Friends and heroes traces the tale of two friends -- Macky and Portia -- whose adventures lead them across the ancient world as they fight for justice and even survival against the might of the Roman Empire. In Long journey, Macky and his family risk the wrath of the Romans by taking two young refugee girls into their home. In Long journey, Mack and his family risk the wrath of the Romans by taking two refugees into their home."--Container
Return of the Jedi by George Lucas( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
As the Emperor himself oversees the construction of the new Death Star by Lord Darth Vader and the evil Galactic Empire, smuggler Han Solo is rescued from the clutches of the vile gangster Jabba the Hutt by his friends, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Chewbacca. Leaving Skywalker Jedi training with Yoda, Solo returns to the Rebel Fleet to prepare to complete his battle with the Empire itself. During the ensuing fighting the newly returned Skywalker is captured by
Friends and heroes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
"In A friend in high places, Macky rescues a snobbish, aristocractic Roman girl, Portia, from her runaway horse. With help from Portia, Macky and his family put a stop to an extortion scheme run by the evil Tobias and his sergeant, Brutacus."--Container
Slipstream ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
In a world where nature has gone mad and flying on the tremendous slipstream wind is the main means of travel, Tasker and his partner capture a fugitive only to have the fugitive stolen by a bounty hunter. When a violent air current crashes all of the travelers in the ruins of a secret civilization, they must all work together to escape
Star wars trilogy ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Continue the saga with Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Han Solo leading the Rebel Alliance to claim victory over the Empire and win freedom for the galaxy"--Container insert
Friends and heroes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
"In False Heroes, Macky and his family take a risk and give shelter to two men they think are fugitive rebels, brothers Caleb and Aaron. When Aaron becomes very sick, Macky and Samuel, disguised as musicians, bring back ice from a lavish Roman banquet to cool his raging fever. We're left in suspense when it's discovered that the brothers are actually dangerous criminals. Through their experiences and the retelling of Bible stories kids will learn the importance of caring for strangers and having hope in other people."--Container
Friends and heroes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A giant warship docks in Alexandria's harbor, and Macky learns from Portia that the ship's mission is to attack the rebels resisting the Romans in Galilee. Mackie inspires his friend Sollie to come up with a plan to sink the ship. Through their experiences and retelling of Bible stories, kids will learn the importance of feeling God's protection, not being afraid and never giving up hope
A new hope by George Lucas( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The young Luke Skywalker begins to discover his destiny when he is saved by reclusive Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi. As civil war rages in the galaxy, and rebel forces struggle against the evil Galactic Empire, Luke and Obi-Wan enlist the aid of hotshot pilot, Han Solo. Joined by the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO, they set out to rescue rebel leader Princess Leia and make use of stolen plans to destroy the Empire's ultimate weapon. The rogue group mounts an attack against the Death Star for a climactic battle with the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader
 
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English (204)
French (4)
German (2)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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