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Uhry, Alfred

Works: 142 works in 355 publications in 7 languages and 8,725 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Interviews  Musicals  Vocal scores  Excerpts  History  Television talk shows 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Librettist, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Photographer, Other, Composer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Alfred Uhry
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Most widely held works by Alfred Uhry
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

70 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Atlanta in the 1950's, a textile factory owner insists on hiring an ever-patient chauffeur for his aging head-strong mother. The Jewish woman and her African American driver eventually build a relationship over many years
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Book )

61 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the script of the play "Driving Miss Daisy," the story of the strong bond that develops over the course of twenty-five years between an elderly Jewish widow and her chauffeur, an African-American man
The last night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To all appearances, The Last Night of Ballyhoo declares itself to be nothing more than an old-fashioned, family-centered, living-room comedy
Mystic pizza by Donald Petrie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and French and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women, waitresses at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Connecticut, spend a special summer discovering romance
Parade by Jason Robert Brown( Recording )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parade by Jason Robert Brown( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal selections [from] The robber bridegroom : a new musical by Robert Waldman( )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LoveMusik a new Broadway musical by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The robber bridegroom by Robert Waldman( Recording )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delta Jews by Mike DeWitt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over a century, the Mississippi Delta has been home to a thriving Jewish community. Through the eyes of the few who remain, this video traces the history of the community and its relationship to its white Christian and black neighbors. We meet families who as merchants and farmers have taken on many characteristic speech patterns and social attitudes, yet maintained their traditions, even if it took importing rabbis and travelling miles for services or seders
The robber bridegroom : vocal selections by Robert Waldman( )

in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parade original Broadway cast recording by Jason Robert Brown( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of two Tony Awards, nominated for nine, Parade was inspired by a 1913 case in which a Brooklyn-born Jew, Leo Frank, was wrongly accused of killing a young girl in Atlanta
Rich in love by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired man's wife of 27 years has left him to start a new life. Ironically her departure leads to her family's growth and maturity
Charlie Rose by Charlie Rose( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director James Moll and Holocaust survivors Renee Firestone, Irene Zisblatt and Congressman Tom Lantos talk about the new film The last days, their stories of survival, the horrors of mass murder, and ways in which the world can prevent it in the future. Then, director Hal Prince and playwright Alfred Uhry discuss their new musical Parade, the development of the story and show, the challenges of mounting a musical when the producers go bankrupt, and the attempts to keep the show open at Lincoln Center"--Container
Parade a new musical by Jason Robert Brown( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The robber bridegroom by Eudora Welty( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary figures of Mississippi's past-flatboatman Mike Fink and the dreaded Harp brothers-mingle with characters from Eudora Welty's own imagination in an exuberant fantasy set along the Natchez Trace. Berry-stained bandit of the woods Jamie Lockhart steals Rosamond, the beautiful daughter of pioneer planter Clement Musgrove, to set in motion this frontier fairy tale. For all her wild, rich fancy, Welty writes prose that is as disciplined as it is beautiful New Yorker)
The robber bridegroom by Robert Waldman( )

2 editions published in 1976 in German and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystic pizza (1988) : shooting script by Amy Holden Jones( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shalom y'all images of jewish life in the american south by Alfred Uhry( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kitchen of Henrietta Levine in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, where chopped liver is sautTing. Ben and Betty Lee Lamensdorf's farmland in Cary, Mississippi, where cotton, wheat, and pecans are harvested. The New Americans Social Club, a group of Holocaust survivors that meet regularly in New Orleans. The historic and flourishing Temple Emanu-El in Birmingham, Alabama. From Levy, Arkansas, to Kaplan, Louisiana, Southern Jewish culture is alive and well below the Mason-Dixon line. In Shalom Y'all, award-winning photographer Bill Aron provides a vibrant portrait of contemporary Jewish life, dutifully recording the heroic, funny, and sometimes tragic experiences of a people who have long settled in the Bible Belt. With a moving foreword by Alfred Uhry, author of Driving Miss Daisy, this book covers all aspects of the Jewish experience, from food (chopped liver, of course, but also bagels and grits) to occupations to religious practices to friendships. Together, the text and photographs tell a story of a culture that has managed, with a mixture of good humor, perseverance, and faith, to make a home
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Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.14 for Driving Mi ... to 0.86 for DuPont The ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The last night of Ballyhoo
Alternative Names
Alfred Uhry Amerikaans librettist

Alfred Uhry amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Uhry, Alfred Fox 1936-

Uhry Alfred H.

Альфред Ури

آلفرد یوری نویسنده آمریکایی


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