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Laurie, Piper 1932-

Overview
Works: 320 works in 854 publications in 6 languages and 17,711 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Televised plays  Made-for-TV movies  Horror films  Historical television programs  History  Television plays  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Director, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Carrie by Brian De Palma( Visual )

101 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, Carrie catches the mind, shakes it and refuses to let it go. Starring Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie, John Travolta and Amy Irving, this ultimate revenge fantasy is one of the all-time great horror classics! At the center of the terror is Carrie, a tortured high-school misfit with no confidence, no friends...and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who, with the help of her "special gift," causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone!
The hustler by Robert Rossen( Visual )

69 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Itinerant pool shark challenges the top man for the championship, sacrificing everything until he realizes the stakes are too high
Children of a lesser god by Marlee Matlin( Visual )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart
The thorn birds by Stan Marguiles( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Colleen McCullough's epic novel about an Australian priest torn by personal desires and ambition. This title has been repackaged. Disc one contains episodes 1 and 2; disc two contains episodes 3 and 4; disc three contains extra content
Return to Oz by Walter Murch( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dorothy has traumas because of her Oz experiences, and suffers further nightmares under shock treatment."--Halliwell's film & video guide, 1998
The last brickmaker in America by Sidney Poitier( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry spends his time working in the brickyard owned by his family and grieving the loss of his wife. When a young boy enters Henry's life, both man and child find what they desperately need in each other
Truman Capote's A Christmas memory( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy is abandoned by his parents and raised by some older unmarried cousins, where he develops a close bond with one of the ladies. When he is urged to move on with his life by one of them, he never forgets the memories of his favorite friend
The dead girl by Karen Moncrieff( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Los Angeles, a story about a dead girl, told in five chapters. A woman finds a body and this allows her to change. At the morgue, the sister of a girl missing for 15 years believes the body is that of her sister; this liberates her. An older woman, married to a man who pays her little attention, finds evidence in a storage unit; how will she handle it? The mother of the dead girl, who left home some years before, visits the last place her daughter lived and makes her own discoveries. Last, we flash back to the victim's final day
The golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
Hesher( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Loud music. Pornography. Lighting fires. These are a few of Hesher's favorite things. And they are what Hesher ... brings into the lives of TJ ... and his father Paul ... when he takes up residence in the garage uninvited. Grief-stricken by the loss of TJ's mother, Paul can't muster the strength to evict the strange squatter, and soon the long-haired, tattooed Hesher becomes a fixture in the household. Like a force of nature, Hesher's anarchy shakes the family out of their grief and helps them embrace life once more"--Container
Other people's money by Norman Jewison( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence "Larry the Liquidator" Garfield is a ruthless Wall Street deal maker and corporate raider who is pursuing the hostile takeover of a small manufacturing company, New England Wire & Cable. During the buyout attempt, he becomes enamored with the company's attorney
The faculty by Josh Hartnett( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and French and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When creepy things begin happening around Herrington High, students discover that their teachers really are from another planet. As mind-controlling parasites begin spreading rapidly from the faculty to the students' bodies, it's up to the few who are left to save the world from alien domination
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of a king so blinded by ambition and paranoia that he senselessly murders those in his path eventually leading to his own demise
Twin Peaks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The body of a young girl (Laura Palmer) is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads into the heart of the surrounding woodland and his very own soul"--Douglas Baptie, Internet Movie Database
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway by Randa Haines( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reserved ex-barber and a salty former sea captain, beached in a quiet Florida town, are living solitary lives. But after meeting in the local park one afternoon, these polar opposites soon become the unlikeliest of friends
Tim by Colleen McCullough( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim is an Australian film which tells the story of the relationship between a handsome young man and an attractive businesswoman in her mid-40s. Tim is developmentally disabled but, thanks to his understanding and loving home life, he is able to move through life almost with a child's gentleness and content
The grass harp by Charles Matthau( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...Following the death of his parents, young Collin Fenwick comes to a small southern town to live with his father's cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. He soon discovers that the Talbo household is anything but normal. Verena (Sissy Spacek) rules the house, as well as the entire town, with a stern hand. Meanwhile, her older sister Dolly (Piper Laurie) charms Collin with her gentle romantic spirit. To escape Verena's oppression, Dolly, Collin, and the Talbo's eccentric maid, Catherine (Nell Carter), run away to an old tree house in the woods. But their adventure sparks a series of events that will change not just their lives, but the future of an entire town as well."--Publisher's description
Hounddog( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural Alabama in the late 1950s, Lewellen lives with her stern grandmother, Grammie, but spends most of her time with her much-adored Daddy in his dilapidated shack. Daddy's wild side is tempered by his beautiful but troubled girlfriend, Ellen, who has a mysterious history but calming influence on the lonely, young girl. Lewellen is deeply talented and finds comfort and safety, as well as a place to put her hurt and rage, in the music of Elvis Presley. When Elvis Presley comes to town for a concert, Lewellen is desperate to go but has no money for a ticket. In a naïve attempt to get a ticket, Lewellen falls into a compromising situation that steals her innocence and leaves her feeling even more alone and hopeless. It is up to the caretaker, Charles, to help Lewellen overcome the wounding of her spirit and save her soul. He teaches her to use the Blues to turn her tragedy into a gift-- bringing light out of darkness and hope out of adversity
Macbeth( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of a stage presentation of Shakespeare's play of how a man's ambition leads to murder and, ultimately, his death
Promise( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob, a feckless bachelor, promised his mother that at her death he would care for his schizophrenic younger brother D.J. but he becomes apprehensive when the time comes. Facing up to his responsibility, Bob tries his best, but his set ways and D.J.'s erratic behavior mix like oil and water. Giving his promise one last shot, Bob takes D.J. on a fishing trip to the secluded lake where they vacationed as children. Here, the rush of memories transforms both men
 
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Alternative Names
Jacobs, Rosetta

Jacobs, Rosetta 1932-

Laurie, Piper

Pajper Lori

Piper, Laurie 1932-

Piper Laurie actrice américaine

Piper Laurie actriz estadounidense

Piper Laurie aktorka amerykańska

Piper Laurie Amerikaans acteur

Piper Laurie Amerikaans actrice

Piper Laurie amerikansk skådespelare

Piper Laurie amerikansk skodespelar

Piper Laurie amerikansk skuespiller

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Piper Laurie US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Yamaguchi, Fumio 1932-

Пайпер Лори

Пајпер Лори

פייפר לורי

פייפר לורי שחקנית אמריקאית

بيبر لوري

پائپر لاری

پیپر لوری بازیگر آمریکایی

파이퍼 로리

パイパー・ローリー

派珀·劳瑞

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