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Parish, James Robert

Overview
Works: 209 works in 864 publications in 1 language and 30,198 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Catalogs  Reference works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Job descriptions  Juvenile works  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director, Cinematographer , Film editor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1998.A2, B
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Most widely held works by James Robert Parish
The American movies reference book; the sound era by Paul Martin Michael( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's good to be the king : the seriously funny life of Mel Brooks by James Robert Parish( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the personal life and professional career of comedy writer/actor/filmmaker Mel Brooks
Rosie : Rosie O'Donnell's biography by James Robert Parish( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie is the first full-length biography to present the complete, captivating story of how a girl from Commack, Long Island, became the first-class jokester fans admire. Following Rosie's path on the highly competitive comedy club and television circuit, this bio also looks at Rosie's Hollywood films (A League of Their Own, Sleepless in Seattle) and her recent stint in Broadway's Grease. This compelling narrative digs deeper as well, uncovering the events that led to
Whoopi Goldberg : her journey from poverty to megastardom by James Robert Parish( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of African-American entertainer Whoopi Goldberg discussing her early life in the racially mixed Chelsea district in New York City, her career as a stand-up comic, her successful film career, and her personal life
The great gangster pictures by James Robert Parish( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiasco : a history of Hollywood's iconic flops by James Robert Parish( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers the facts on all the gossip, the grosses, and the egregious ego battles behind the fifteen most notorious big-screen disasters in Hollywood history
The MGM stock company; the golden era by James Robert Parish( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great science fiction pictures by James Robert Parish( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Career opportunities in the Internet, video games, and multimedia by T. Allan Taylor( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles more than eighty jobs in the Internet, video gaming, and multimedia industries, with information on job requirements, training, salary, and future outlook, as well as appendixes listing educational institutions, periodicals, directories, professional associations, and useful Internet sites
The great western pictures by James Robert Parish( Book )

13 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood players, the Thirties by James Robert Parish( Book )

19 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Career opportunities in the energy industry by T. Allan Taylor( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents one hundred and thirty job descriptions for careers within the energy industry, and includes positions dealing with coal, electric, nuclear energy, renewable energy, engineering, machine operation, science, and others
The encyclopedia of ethnic groups in Hollywood by James Robert Parish( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetically arranged biographical and topical entries cover the treatment and progress of African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, Jewish Americans, and Native Americans in motion pictures and television
The great spy pictures by James Robert Parish( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actors' television credits, 1950-1972 by James Robert Parish( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film directors: a guide to their American films by James Robert Parish( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katharine Hepburn : the untold story by James Robert Parish( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Parish also addresses something seemingly banned from discussion of Hepburn's life: the numerous accounts of her intimate relationships with women, including Laura Harding, Jane Loring, Elissa Landi, Irene Mayer Selznick, Phyllis Wilbourn, and others." "Through extensive research and interviews with numerous friends, journalists, and acquaintances, Katharine Hepburn: The Untold Story answers many of the lingering questions about Hepburn's life and pays tribute to her remarkable performance in the role of Katharine Hepburn, which transformed her from "box office poison" in the late 1930s to the most enduring star of the 20th century."--Jacket
Career opportunities in television and cable by T. Allan Taylor( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on the duties, salary, prospects, and education or experience needed for more than one hundred jobs related to the television and cable industries
The Hollywood book of death : the bizarre, often sordid, passings of more than 125 American movie and TV idols by James Robert Parish( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides details on the lives and deaths of such celbrities as Bela Legosi, John Belushi, Natalie Wood, Anthony Perkins, and Marilyn Monroe
Career opportunities in library and information science by T. Allan Taylor( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you're a student or a professionals ready for a career change, you'll find in this invaluable book everything you need to know to start an exciting career or alter the direction of your current career in library and/or information science. Features include a quick-reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features, a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations relevant to each post. Appendixes list educational institutions, periodicals and directories, professional associations, and useful industry Web sites
 
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It's good to be the king : the seriously funny life of Mel Brooks
Alternative Names
Parish, James R.

Parish, James R. 1946-

Parish, James Robert.

Languages
English (178)

Covers
Rosie : Rosie O'Donnell's biographyWhoopi Goldberg : her journey from poverty to megastardomFiasco : a history of Hollywood's iconic flopsCareer opportunities in the Internet, video games, and multimediaCareer opportunities in the energy industryThe encyclopedia of ethnic groups in HollywoodKatharine Hepburn : the untold storyCareer opportunities in television and cable