WorldCat Identities

Cook, Fielder 1923-2003

Works: 92 works in 204 publications in 2 languages and 4,816 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Christmas films  Television programs  Fiction  Biography  Television plays, American  Television plays 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fielder Cook
I know why the caged bird sings( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Maya leads a precarious existence in racist, Depression-era Arkansas, where she is shunted between her grandmother's house and mother's--where she is raped--and withdraws into total silence. She endures to share her realization in her valedictory address: "In order to lift your voice, you have to lift your head."
The homecoming a Christmas story( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on a Depression Christmas Eve in 1933, this heart-tugging story centers around the Waltons, a rural family, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas together
The golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
Seize the day( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Tommy Wilhelm, an honest, hard-working man who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and part of his sanity as he heads to New York to pick up the pieces of his life
The hideaways by Westfall Productions Ltd( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudia and Jamie, a sister and brother run away from home to the neatest hideout ever: the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Neither imagines their expedition will plunge them into the mystery that has all New York abuzz. Everyone wants to know if the new statue of an angel donated to the museum by reclusive art collector Mrs. Frankweiler is a Michelangelo work. Claudia is sure that learning the answer will make her adventure a success, so she and Jamie decide to find out
Neighbors( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about race relations in an all-white suburban community that depicts the confrontation between an upper- class white couple and a black couple from Harlem who plan to buy their expensive suburban home. In negotiating the sale, all four learn a little more about each other-- and a lot about their own latent prejudices
Enemies by Arkady Leokum( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This humorous short play is based on the author's experiences as a waiter at a Catskills resort. Oscar nominee Sam Jaffe (The Asphalt Jungle) portrays a humble, long-suffering New York Waiter who finally turns the tables on a regular, but intolerable, customer (Ned Glass) who delights in pestering him about the service. Both men are somewhat deceptive and the relationship between the two turns when it is revealed that the waiter is a skilled investor and an owner of the restaurant and building
A big hand for the little lady( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the biggest high-stakes poker game in the West begins, a compulsive gambler turned homesteader is drawn into the game. With the entire family fortune at stake, he suffers a heart attack when dealt a winning hand. His wife steps in to play his hand
Too far to go( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told episodically and in flashbacks, the film chronicles the good times and the hard times of Richard and Joan Maple's marriage. Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all the complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know and experience in the form of marriage. This is the story of the life, love, and subsequent adjustment to the divorced life
Patterns by Fielder Cook( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Staples is a young small town plant manager who is given an executive position in the new company. He soon finds out his promotion has more to do with leverage against the company's older Vice President, who the Boss wants out. This throws Staples into a panic as personal loyalty, company politics and cut-throat business tactics are mixed together
The best of friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Friends: In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon. (88 min.)
The master builder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ibsen's tale of an aging builder reaching for love while clinging to a career on the verge of collapse"--Container
Brigadoon original Broadway cast recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original cast recording of ten songs from the 1947 Broadway musical "Brigadoon."
Who was that lady? How to save a marriage and ruin your life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to save a marriage and ruin your life: A bachelor tries to help save his friends marriage and causes trouble instead
The member of the wedding( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old girl struggles with the awkward passage from child to adult in the company of her six-year-old cousin and the housekeeper, who has her own sorrows
Family reunion( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school teacher, put out to pasture after 50 years, sets out to rediscover her far-flung family with a neighborhood youngster in tow. In the process, she uncovers sinister familial doings
Judge Horton and the Scottsboro boys( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1933, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a new trial for nine young Black men who had been falsely accused of rape and sentenced to death. Tells how Judge James E. Horton struggled to insure a fair trial in a lynch mob atmosphere
Four classic movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers: Ambition, desire, fear and obsession govern the life of socialite Martha Ivers. An old friend comes to town and threatens to expose Martha's past misdeeds
Dean Martin double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man tells his wife he is a spy after she sees him kissing another woman ; a man tries to seduce a woman he believes is his best friend's mistress
From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L Konigsburg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself
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Alternative Names
Cook, Fielder J. 1923-2003

Cook, J. Fielder 1923-2003

Cook, James Fielder

Cook, James Fielder 1923-2003

Fielder Cook ralisateur amricain

Fielder Cook regista statunitense

Fielder Cook US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Produzent

Филдер Кук

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French (1)