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Lear, Norman

Overview
Works: 407 works in 568 publications in 1 language and 15,370 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Television comedies  Television programs  Comedy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, Narrator, Creator, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Performer, Adapter, Author, Commentator, Author of introduction, Collector
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Norman Lear
The princess bride by Cary Elwes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect
Color adjustment by Marlon T Riggs( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of prejudice and perception traces over forty years of race relations in America through the lens of prime time TV entertainment. Revisiting such popular hits as Amos and Andy, Beulah, The Nat King Cole Show, Julia, I Spy, Good Times and Roots, viewers see how bitter racial conflict was absorbed into the non-controversial formats of the prime time series
All in the family( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videodisc release of 13 episodes (one season) of a television program originally produced in 1970 and 1971
All in the family( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conservative, blue-collar Archie Bunker deals with a changing world as his liberal daughter and son-in-law move into his Queens home
All in the family( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conservative bigot clashes with family and neighbors, with comedic results
As you wish inconceivable tales from the making of the Princess Bride by Cary Elwes( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with co-stars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner
All in the family( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conservative, blue-collar Archie Bunker deals with a changing world as his liberal daughter and son-in-law move into his Queens home
Sanford and son( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father and son run a junkyard business together
All in the family( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conservative, blue-collar Archie Bunker deals with a changing world as his liberal daughter and son-in-law move into his Queens home
Good times the complete first season( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor family makes the best out of life in the Chicago projects
Sanford and son( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes 10-18 from season two of the Sanford and son television comedy series
America in primetime( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
The brothers Warner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack--the Warner brothers--turned a storefront that used a sheet for a screen into a dream factory rooted in the credo of educate, entertain and enlighten. In this fascinating documentary, filmmaker (and Harry's granddaughter) Cass Warner Sperling tells a story of sibling rivalry, social conscience, and the silver screen."--Container
Casting by( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film places the spotlight on one of filmmaking's unsung heroes, casting director Marion Dougherty, and takes viewers on a journey through 50 years of Hollywood history from an entirely new perspective. Relying on her exquisite taste and gut instincts, Dougherty helped usher in the 'New Hollywood' with movies like Midnight Cowboy, The Graduate, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, and Bonnie and Clyde
Maude( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maude was first introduced as Edith Bunker's outspoken, liberal cousin on "All in the family." Her series spinoff, set in Tuckahoe, New York, centers around Maude's daily adventures at home with fourth husband Walter, divorced daughter Carol, and Carol's son Phillip. Joining in on the fun is housekeeper Florida and conservative next-door neighbor Arthur
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass murders, kidnappings and a flasher may be troubling to the residents of Fernwood, Ohio. But pigtailed, gingham-frocked housewife Mary Hartman has a much more serious problem: waxy buildup on her kitchen floor. And while her husband Tom struggles in the bedroom and her best friend, country singer Loretta Haggers, struggles to make it big in Nashville, Mary teeters closer to the edge, desperate to save her marriage, keep her family together and give her kitchen floor a proper shine
All in the family( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season nine finds Mike and Gloria officially moved out, leaving Archie and Edith "on their own" for the first time in a long while. Of course, that doesn't last long when Edith's cousin Floyd abandons his nine-year-old daughter Stephanie (Danielle Brisebois) on their doorstep. But, as the Bunkers have grown accustomed to doing, they make the best -- and funniest -- out of a terrible situation and take her in. Meanwhile, it turns out the Stivics are on the rocks in California when Edith and Archie decide to pay a cross-country visit for Christmas. For this final season, Norman Lear hosted an endearing 90-minute 200th episode celebration that allowed fans of the show to look back and relive the greatest moments of the groundbreaking series. The special originally aired during the season nine run and is included in this set
All in the family by Carroll O'Connor( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archie is still as irascible and highly opinionated as ever, arguing with his liberal son-in-law, 'Meathead, ' and taking refuge in his long-suffering wife, Edith, who tries her best to understand Archie's conservative ways and outdated beliefs. Contains 25 original episodes
All in the family( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most acclaimed comedy series of all time returns for an eighth season with Archie still as irascible and highly opinionated as ever, arguing with his liberal son-in-law, 'Meathead', and taking refuge in his long-suffering wife, Edith, who tries her best to understand Archie's conservative ways and outdated beliefs. In this season, Archie buys a bar he can't afford, Edith questions her faith, and the Stivics plan a move to California
Good times( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor family makes the best out of life in the Chicago housing projects
 
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Alternative Names
Norman Lear American television writer and producer

Norman Lear amerykański producent filmowy i scenarzysta

Norman Lear autore televisivo e produttore televisivo statunitense

Norman Lear US-amerikanischer Fernsehautor und Produzent

Languages
English (105)

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All in the familyAll in the familyAll in the familyGood times the complete first seasonThe brothers WarnerMaudeMary Hartman, Mary HartmanGood times