Most widely held works by Eric Roth
The horse whisperer ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 918 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family.
Ali ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash, motor-mouthed athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him entirely for political reasons, the champ sets about to win back his crown, culminating in a legendary unification bout against George Foreman in Zaire, dubbed the "Rumble in the Jungle."
Susan Sargent's the comfort of color : inspire, transform, create by Susan Sargent ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Colorscapes : inspiring palettes for the home by Susan Sargent ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Forrest Gump ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Portuguese and held by 285 libraries worldwide
The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest becomes representative of the baby boomer generation having walked through life blindly.
Forrest Gump ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 226 libraries worldwide
"Forrest is the embodiment of an era, an innocent at large in an America that is losing its innocence. His heart knows what his limited IQ cannot. His moral compass never wavers. His triumphs become an inspiration to us all"--Container.
Airport terminal pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Airport: The original airplane disaster movie in which a passenger brings an explosive device on board the aircraft.
The Curious case of Benjamin Button : story to screenplay by F. Scott Fitzgerald ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
The classic F. Scott Fitzgerald story follows the adventures of a man who ages backwards after being born an old man in Baltimore in 1860.
Interior photography : lighting and other professional techniques with style by Eric Roth ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Step into the world of interior photography with one of the craft's great masters. Internationally acclaimed interiors photographer Eric Roth shares the techniques he has developed over a long and noteworthy career to help photographers hone their skills for artistic, technical, and financial success. With his deep insight and more than 200 color photos and diagrams, Roth presents all the important elements of becoming a successful interiors photographer: scouting locations, choosing the right angles, finding the feeling of a house, propping, lighting, adding people and pets to a shot, photographing gardens and exteriors, and, of course, choosing the right equipment for the best digital and film images. Special sections provide tips on achieving the best lighting effects in the most challenging situations, how to style any room in a house, ways to add your own special "look" to your interior photographs, and techniques amateurs can use to achieve professional-looking results. Roth illustrates his points with his own photographs, and along with his concise and engaging prose, these sumptuous images are sure to inspire any photographer to master the art of interiors photography."--BOOK JACKET.
The parting glass : a toast to the traditional pubs of Ireland by Eric Roth ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The insider ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Two men crusade together for a public health issue. It's not long before both find out just how badly the corporate giants want to save their bottom lines.
Munich ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The world was watching in 1972 as 11 Israeli athletes were murdered at the Munich Olympics. This is the story of what happened next. Steven Spielberg's tense political thriller is inspired by those real events and tells the story of the act of revenge that followed. It examines the toll taken, not only on those who are tracked down and killed, but also on the men who carry out the executions ? most especially the groups leader, Avner (Eric Bana).
The good shepherd ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 46 libraries worldwide
A powerful thriller about the birth of the CIA. Edward wilson believes in America and will sacrifice everything he loves to protect it. But as one of the covert founders of the CIA, his youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him.
The curious case of Benjamin Button : a film by David Fincher by Janet Champ ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
"'I was born under unusual circumstances.' So begins the film adaptation of this 1920s story about a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards: a man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time. We follow his story, set in New Orleans from the end of World War I in 1918 into the 21st century, a journey that is as unusual as any man's life can be. Directed by David Fincher from a screenplay by Eric Roth, screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord"--Publisher's website. "The curious case of Benjamin Button" is a witty and fantistical satire about aging in one of Fitzgerald's most memorable stories.
Suspect ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"Bizarre evidence leads Kathleen on a dangerous trail from Washington's seamy underbelly to the highest levels of government. And the closer she gets to the answers, the more her life is in danger. Cher and Dennis Quaid take the law into their own hands in this daring suspense thriller where everything is revealed in court--except the truth."
Ali ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of boxing great Muhammad Ali, which focuses on the ten-year period of 1964-1974. In that time, the brash athlete quickly dominates his sport, meets and marries his first wife, converts to Islam (changing his name from Cassius Clay), and defies the United States government by refusing to submit to military conscription for duty in Vietnam. His world heavyweight champion title thus stripped from him for political reasons, the champ sets about to win back his crown, culminating in a legendary bout against George Foreman in Zaire, dubbed the "Rumble in the Jungle."
Susan Sargent's new country color : the art of living by Susan Sargent ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Suspect (1987) shooting script by Eric Roth ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Suspect : a novel by Martin Meyers ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Forrest Gump ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Through three turbulent decades, Forrest rides a tide of events that whisks him from physical disability to football stardom, from Vietnam hero to shrimp tycoon, from White House honors to the arms of his one true love.
African American boxers Airplanes Ali, Muhammad,--1942- Bars (Drinking establishments) Bergman, Lowell Biographical films Color in interior decoration Comedy films Decoration and ornament, Rustic Directories Disaster films Disasters Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Fitzgerald, F. Scott--1896-1940 Hailey, Arthur Healers History Horses Horse whisperers Interior decoration Interior decoration--Psychological aspects Ireland Judicial process Love Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Montana Motion picture plays Motion picture plays Motion pictures--Production and direction Nineteen twenties People with mental disabilities Photography of interiors Pictorial works Short stories, American Suspense in motion pictures, television, etc. Television journalists Tobacco industry United States Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Whistle blowing Wigand, Jeffrey S Young men
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