WorldCat Identities

Wolper Productions

Works: 388 works in 836 publications in 2 languages and 15,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  History  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Musical films  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs  Fantasy films  Children's films 
Roles: Production personnel, prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Wolper Productions
Most widely held works by Wolper Productions
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

69 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
North & south by John Jakes( Visual )

47 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One is from a Northern industrial family, one from a Southern plantation family. They're West Point graduates whose tried-and-true loyalty helps them survive the Mexican-American War. But their bond faces sterner tests. The issues dividing North and South can also set friend against friend
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Tim Burton( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Willie Wonka with various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer
I will fight no more forever( Visual )

30 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Nez Percé War of 1877, during which Chief Joseph & the Nez Percé Indians fought General Oliver Otis Howard & the U.S. Army for 108 consecutive days before finally surrendering on Oct. 8, 1877
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the legendary artist Pablo Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Claude and Paloma
The exiles by Kent Mackenzie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[C]hronicles one night in the lives of young Native American men and women living in the Bunker Hill district of Los Angeles. Based entirely on interviews with the participants and their friends, the film follows a group of exiles -- transplants from Southwest reservations -- as they flirt, drink, party, fight, and dance"--Container
Search for the great apes by Christine Z Wiser( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines efforts of Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas-Brindamour to discover new facts about the life and behavior of gorillas and orangutans
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of an astute American general and a high-ranking German officer, torn by the conflicting demands of his country and fellow countrymen, during the last days of World War II
Mystery gorillas Search for the great apes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Search for the great apes: Join Dian Fossey and Biruté Galdikas to better understand the mountain gorilla and the elusive orangutan
Strange creatures of the night by Mei guo guo jia di li xue hui( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses night-vision camera devices in presenting detailed studies of bats, owls, hyenas, and sightless cave-dwelling fish during their nighttime activities
Welcome back, Kotter( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Sweathog Gabe Kotter returns to his alma mater, Brooklyn's James Buchanan High School to teach a new generation of Sweathogs, a group of supposedly unteachable, under-achieving and incorrigible students. They are: Vinnie Barbarino, the group's wise-cracking leader; Juan Epstein, a Puerto Rican Jew; dimwitted Arnold Horshack; and cool Freddie "Boom-Boom" Washington. Gabe tries to reach out to these students by relating his own experiences to the students, but is often hindered in his efforts by cantankerous vice-principal, Michael Woodman
Roots the complete collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Abraham Lincoln, trial by fire( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They've killed President Lincoln: Matthew Brady photographs and processed contemporary footage depict the historical circumstances in which Lincoln was assassinated in 1865
Chico and the man( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes from the television comedy "Chico and the man", featuring the odd couple pairing of grouchy garage owner Ed and his employee, the young and outspoken Chico
Bushmen of the Kalahari by Paula Ely( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a visit made by filmmaker-anthropologist John Marshall to Bushmen of the Kalahari. Shows how they are adapting to cultural change, becoming herdsmen on reservations after centuries of being unrestricted hunters and food gatherers
Four days in November( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Put together from more than 8,000,000 feet of film, stills, snapshots and tapes, this film provides a brilliant story of the time surrounding the assassination of President Kennedy
Big miracle by Ken Kwapis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tours the last surviving wooden whaling boat, views experiments with a whale at Marine World in California, and conducts a series of studies with whales in the open ocean
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Alternative Names
David L. Wolper Productions

Wolper Productions, Inc

English (220)

Spanish (12)

Charlie and the chocolate factoryRoots, the next generationsWelcome back, KotterChico and the man