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Laurie, Piper 1932-

Works: 297 works in 950 publications in 6 languages and 17,964 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  Televised plays  Television plays  Television programs  History  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Director, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Piper Laurie
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Most widely held works by Piper Laurie
Carrie by Brian De Palma( Visual )

121 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,286 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 )

79 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,071 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 Randa Haines( Visual )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,520 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 Ann Ward( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback
Return to Oz by Walter Murch( Visual )

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

Dorothy finds herself back in the land of her dreams and makes delightful new friends and dangerous new enemies
The last brickmaker in America by Sidney Poitier( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 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 by Truman Capote( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 545 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
Tim by Michael Pate( Visual )

55 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and French and held by 529 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-40's. Tim is mentally retarded, 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 dead girl by Karen Moncrieff( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seven seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect
The golden age of television( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 492 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
Other people's money by Norman Jewison( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence "Larry the Liquidator" Garfield has never met a donut he didn't like or a debt-free corporation he didn't want to devour. Yet he may want to think again about New England Wire & Cable. That 81-year-old company's ramrod-straight patriarch has been a fighter all his life, and to arm against a takeover, he's hired an attorney whose high style and high-stakes cunning rival Larry's
Hesher by Scott Cummings( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 464 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 395 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
The faculty by Josh Hartnett( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students at Herrington High make a chilling discovery-- the teachers really are aliens, bent on world domination
Twin Peaks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 332 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 303 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
Twin Peaks by David Lynch( Visual )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special home video version of the series that contains footage not shown on network TV
The grass harp by Claibe Richardson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city slicker comes to town and convinces Verena to market Dolly's locally-famous tonic, Dolly finally gets some backbone, refuses to divulge the formula, and heads for a tree house with Collin and Catherine, the loyal maid
Hounddog( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 270 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
The promise by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 242 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 actrice

Piper Laurie amerikai színésznő

Piper Laurie amerikansk skådespelare

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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

پایپر لوری

پیپر لوری بازیگر آمریکایی

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