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Farnsworth, Richard 1920-2000

Overview
Works: 177 works in 525 publications in 7 languages and 11,485 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Sports films  Made-for-TV movies  Horror films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Singer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Farnsworth
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 2,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly bachelor and his spinster sister adopt an orphan and are mistakenly sent a girl instead of a boy. The orphan, Anne, remains with the couple, moves from one mishap to another, succeeds academically, and finds love
Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

43 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Sheldon can hardly remember the fierce blizzard that sent his car skidding off the road into an almost fatal car crash, or being nursed from unconsciousness. All he can remember is waking up - to the worst nightmare of his life. That's when Paul Sheldon, acclaimed author of the "Misery Chastain" novels met Annie Wilkes, his self-confessed number one fan. Paul suspects a dark side to his good Samaritan, because of her obsession with Misery, but when she asks to read his latest novel, he invites her criticism. It's an invitation he'll live to regret. Misery has been killed off and obsessed Annie becomes enraged. With mounting terror, Paul realizes that he's to be kept a prisoner by his deranged captor until he revives Misery in a new novel. Now, until he is discovered or can somehow escape the enduring love of his greatest fan, author Paul Sheldon must write as if his life depended on it ... because it does!
The Natural by Barry Levinson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him and lead his team to the pennant
The Straight story by David Lynch( Visual )

72 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Anne Shirley, a spirited orphan with a vivid imagination, from her struggles as an adolescent to her triumphs as a young woman
Tom Horn by William Wiard( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he rode into Wyoming in 1900, Tom Horn was already a legend. He was as successful at wiping out rustlers as he had been at everything else he'd tried. But the West was changing, and a free spirit like Horn was a liability to the men who had hired him. Based on the true story, Tom Horn presents a harsher, less romantic vision of the West, but one that remains true to the frontier's raging spirit
Lassie by Thomas Guiry( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Turner's family leaves the city for rural Virginia. Matt feels lost and alone, until he befriends a collie he names Lassie
Anne of Green Gables : the collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her; Anne, now a young woman, has become a teacher and dreams of meeting her ideal man; After a series of disappointments, Anne and her husband Gilbert return to Avonlea in search of happiness, but soon face the challenges of war when newly enlisted Gilbert is lost and Anne travels to Europe to find him
The two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past
Anne of Green Gables( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the provocative life drama of orphan Anne Shirley, from her struggles as an adolescent to her triumphs as a young woman
Into the night by John Landis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ed Orkin is an insomniac with a cheating wife and a dull job. His chances for excitement look hopeless until a mysterious blond named Diana drops onto the hood of his car. Diana leads him on a merry and murderous chase where the payoff could be in dollars or death
Anne of Green Gables : the collection : the Emmy Award-Winning production( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Prince Edward Island, an elderly bachelor and his spinster sister Marilla adopt an orphan and are mistakenly sent a girl instead of a boy. The orphan, Anne, remains with the couple, moves from one mishap to another, succeeds academically, and finds love
Sylvester( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16 year-old girl recognizes the noble spirit of an old horse that everyone else considers worthless. Eventually, she and the horse become the odds-on favorite at the National Equestrain Trials
Resurrection by Piero( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman experiences clinical death and returns to life with the amazing ability to heal others. Attributing her powers to human love, rather than divine intervention, she begins to aid the residents of her childhood town. No one she touches will ever be the same again
The getaway( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc McCoy, an imprisoned master thief, is paroled with the assistance of a corrupt politician in return for masterminding a multi-million dollar heist. Once free, McCoy and his wife find themselves in a hornet's nest of double crosses as they try to reach the Mexican border
Rhinestone by Fox Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake is a down-home Country singer with enormous talents. Nick Martinelli is a New York City an even bigger attitude. But when Jake bets her sleazy manager everything, and she means everything, that she can turn anybody into an overnight sensation, that somebody turns out to be Nick. Jake must haul Nick back to the hills of Tennessee for a two-course class in how to walk, talk and sing like a genuine Country star
The fire next time( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2017 - the unrelenting heat waves and coastal flooding brought on by the greenhouse effect are ravaging the earth. While scientists and politicians argue and lay blame, ordinary citizens pay the price for a world sickened by pollution and economic disaster
Buckaroo bard( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranch hand and poet Waddie Mitchell celebrates cowboy lore and legend in poetic portrayals of cowboy life
Anne of Green Gables : the complete four part film collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian novelist Lucy Maud Montgomery has her Anne of Green Gables novel brought to the screen in this four-part production
Anne of Green Gables : the sequel by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Russian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, now a young woman, has become a teacher and dreams of meeting her ideal man
 
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Anne of Green GablesLassieThe getawayRhinestoneAnne of Green Gables : the sequel
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Farnsworth, Bill 1920-2000

Farnsworth, Dick

Farnsworth, Dick 1920-2000

Riçard Farnsuort

Ričard Farnsvort

Richard Farnsworth acteur américain

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Ричард Фарнсворт

Ричард Фарнсуърт

Фарнсворт Ричард

Фарнсуорт, Ричард

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