WorldCat Identities

Uhry, Alfred

Works: 148 works in 348 publications in 7 languages and 8,372 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Interviews  History  Motion picture plays  Personal narratives  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Librettist, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other, Photographer, Composer, Production personnel
Classifications: PS3571.H7, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alfred Uhry
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Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Book )
56 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,914 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
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )
44 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
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 )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and French and held by 546 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 )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parade by Jason Robert Brown( )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 256 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 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The robber bridegroom by Robert Waldman( Recording )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delta Jews by Mike DeWitt( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 67 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 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mystic pizza (1988) shooting script by Amy Holden Jones( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rich in love by Bruce Beresford( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 32 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 ( 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
Paseando a Miss Daisy ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Daisy (Jessica Tandy), una antipática profesora jubilada de 72 años, decide comprarse un coche. Su hijo (Dan Aykroyd), temiendo un posible caos circulatorio o, peor aún, un accidente, contrata a un chófer negro (Morgan Freeman) para que conduzca el vehículo. Al principio, la anciana y el tranquilo conductor no se llevan demasiado bien
Miss Daisy und ihr Chauffeur ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Daisy fährt als reiche Südstaatenlady etliche Luxuswagen zu Schrott und denkt immer noch nicht daran, ihren Führerausweis abzugeben. Ihr Sohn Boolie schreitet ein und engagiert den farbigen Hoke als Chauffeur. Miss Daisy benimmt sich gegenüber Hoke starrköpfig und unrechtmässig. Trotz den Anfangsschwierigkeiten entwickelt sich zwischen den beiden eine ungewöhnliche Freundschaft
Working in the theatre ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George White and Brendan Gill interview playwrights, directors, and choreographers of various Broadway productions
A spasso con Daisy by Bruce Beresford( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ad Atlanta, nei primi anni Cinquanta, un'anziana e burbera signora accetta malvolentieri l'intromissione nella propria vita di un inserviente di colore. Tra i due, dopo vent'anni di vita condivisa, si crea una solida amicizia
The robber bridegroom by Eudora Welty( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 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)
En conduisant Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Uhry, Alfred Fox 1936-
Uhry Alfred H.
English (158)
German (14)
Spanish (9)
French (6)
Chinese (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (2)