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Pendleton, Austin

Overview
Works: 139 works in 253 publications in 5 languages and 13,679 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Puppet films  Fiction  Comedy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Austin Pendleton
 
Most widely held works by Austin Pendleton
Finding Nemo by Albert Brooks( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 3,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin ... an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his unforgettable friend Dory ... by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey--to find Nemo"--Container
My cousin Vinny( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
Uptown girls( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly is the daughter of a deceased rock legend who is, for the first time in her life, forced to work after her manager steals all her inheritance. With help of her friend, Molly becomes the nanny of Ray, the precocious daughter of a busy music executive. She learns as much about being an adult from Ray, as she teachs Ray about being a child
Short circuit by John Badham( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a short circuit during an electrical storm, a military robot escapes and finds a home with a young woman
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four red plaid traveling cases-- one of each belonging to a befuddled Iowa musicologist, a strange but bright young woman, a rich matron and a suspicious fellow-- are mixed up at a San Francisco hotel, with hilarious results
Guarding Tess by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful comedy about a cantankerous former First Lady and her reluctant bodyguard
The Sunset Limited a novel in dramatic form by Cormac McCarthy( )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. The two men begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history, mining the origins of two fundamentally opposing worldviews
June moon by George S Kaufman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In homage to the heyday of American comedy, this satire takes on 1929's Tin Pan Alley. Its main characters are a guillible lyricist and a composer who claims as his big hit a ditty called "Paprika ... the spice of my life."
Manna from heaven by Gabrielle C. and Maria Burton Burton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if a 'gift from God' ... was just a loan? Oscar winners Shirley Jones, Cloris Leachman and Louise Fletcher lead the distinguished ensemble cast of this uplifting comedy about faith, hope and family
The Sunset Limited a novel in dramatic form by Cormac McCarthy( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. There, the two men begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history, mining the origins of two fundamentally opposing worldviews
Liberty! the American Revolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Liberty! is an exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. This critically acclaimed six-hour series chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war, and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today"--Container
Buscando a Nemo( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fretful Malin and his young son Nemo, become seperated from each other in the Great Barrier Reef. Nemo, a clown fish, is unexpectedly taken from his home and thrust into a fish tank in a dentist's office overlooking Sydney Harbor. Buoyed by the companionship of a friendly fish named Dory, Malin embarks on a dangerous trek and finds himself the unlikely hero
Mr. Nanny( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking his manager has found him a bodyguard job, former pro-wrestler Sean Armstrong is horrified to learn he's been hired to watch over two nanny-hating kids. But even more dangerous than the kids' "Home Alone"--Style booby traps is a Top-secret Peacekeeper ray-gun invented by the kids' genius father. The children and their behemoth babysitter team up to thwart the villain, save the world and learn some heartwarming lessons about friendship
Fast food, fast women by Amos Kollek( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On her 35th birthday, Bella, an overworked waitress, is set up on a date with Bruno, an irresponsible cab driver and father of two. One of Bella's regulars, a long time widow, responds to an ad and meets Emily. Soon, however, a random encounter changes Bella's life in a way she could never have imagined
Orson's shadow by Austin Pendleton( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater greats Sir Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Vivian Leigh, Joan Plowright, and Kenneth Tynan get together to rehearse Ionesco's Rhinoceros. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, this play opens the private world of these very public people, exposing their warmth, their egos, and their glittering madness
Uncle Bob by Austin Pendleton( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in French and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théâtre avec deux personnages: deux hommes
Skidoo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tough Tony Banks, a retired gangster ... reluctantly comes out of retirement to silence his old friend and squealer. ... Tony's [San Francisco] suburban haven comes crashing down as his daughter ... takes up with a hippie ... and [Tony's] wife ... gives them permission to move into their house with their hippy friends. The all-star cast includes ... Groucho Marx in his final role as the mob boss named God"--Container
Orson's shadow by Austin Pendleton( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre greats Sir Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Vivien Leigh, Joan Plowright, and Kenneth Tynan get together to rehearse Ionesco's Rhinoceros. With lightning wit and scathing insight into the true nature of genius, this play opens the private world of these very public people, exposing their warmth, their egos, and their glittering madness
 
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English (102)

French (8)

Spanish (4)

German (2)

Chinese (1)

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A beautiful mindWhat's up, doc?The Sunset Limited a novel in dramatic formFast food, fast womenOrson's shadowOrson's shadow