Most widely held works about Mandy Patinkin
Most widely held works by Mandy Patinkin
The princess bride ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,437 libraries worldwide
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.
The adventures of Elmo in Grouchland ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,368 libraries worldwide
Elmo and his beloved blue blanket are inseparable. When Oscar carelessly tosses the fuzzy blanket into his trash can, Elmo dives in after it. He is suddenly plunged into Grouchland - the land of Grouches, stinky garbage and the greedy Huxley who hasn't learned how to share.
Ellis Island ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
Immigrants of every ethnic background recall their extraordinary adventures, historians explore the sometimes insensitive national policies, and the Ellis Island Oral History Project reveals what the immigration experience was actually like. Features rare photographs and film.
Everyone's hero ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
10-year-old baseball fan Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol. He embarks on a wild cross-country journey that teaches him the stuff of real heroes, and along the way, Yankee learns that importance of perseverance and the true meaning of friendship.
Sunday in the park with George original cast recording by Stephen Sondheim ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 956 libraries worldwide
Musical inspired by the painting, A Sunday afternoon on the island of Grand Jatte, and based loosely on the life of its creator, Georges Seurat.
Evita premiere American recording by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Recording )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 922 libraries worldwide
Evita is based on the life of Eva Peron, the second wife of Argentine dicatator Juan Peron. She was a girl from the most ordinary of backgrounds, who became th emost powerful woman her country (and indeed Latin America) had ever seen, a woman never content to be a mere ornament at the side of her husband, the President. Her death of cancer at the age of 33 in 1952 ensured that the loved, hated, inspiring, corrupting complexity that was Eva Peron became a legend.
The Princess bride ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 865 libraries worldwide
Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect.
Sunday in the park with George ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Broadway musical loosely based on the life of artist Georges Seurat.
Dick Tracy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
G-man Dick Tracy battles top crime figure The Lame One in San Francisco.
The doctor ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Successful surgeon Jack McKee who is businesslike and aloof with his patients finds his whole life changing when he is found to have throat cancer.
Squanto a warrior's tale ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Squanto, a young Indian warrior, who is abducted and enslaved in England and Spain, is returned to New England and befriends the Pilgrims when they settle in Plymouth.
Impromptu ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and German and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Brazenly forward George Sand and frail, romantic Frederic Chopin are drawn together as lovers by an unnerving bond that cannot be broken despite the best efforts of those around them to keep them apart.
Yentl ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Set in Eastern Europe in the early 1900's, Yentl tells the story of a young woman who wishes desperately to learn. Because of the prejudice against women studying, she disguises herself as a man.
The secret garden the original Broadway cast album by Lucy Simon ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Contains thirty-six songs and scenes from the Broadway musical "The Secret Garden," including "Lily's Eyes," "Final Storm," "Wick," and "Letter Song."
Yentl ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Yentl Mendel is the boyish daughter and only child of long widowed Rebbe Mendel. He teaches Talmud to local boys and secretly to Yentl since girls are not allowed to learn the law. When her father dies, Yentl is left all alone. She makes the momentous decision to leave the village and, disguised as a boy and calling herself Anshel, she seeks and gets admitted to a Yeshiva to study. She befriends Avigdor who is engaged to Haddas. Her family calls off the wedding when they discover Avigdor's brother committed suicide. Anshel then finds 'him'-self in the awkward position of being called into service as substitute bridegroom. But Haddas still wants Avigdor. After numerous complications, including Avidor and Yentl falling in love with each other and she telling him her secret, everyone gets what they want in life. Anshel, now Yentl once again, goes off to America to pursue her dream of serious study in Yeshiva, where she will be able to study without needing to hide her identity as a woman.
Criminal minds. The first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Join an elite team of FBI profilers as they analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they can strike again.
Piñero ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
A biographical look at a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in Sing-Sing Prison for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero adapted his prison experiences into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short eyes.
Dead like me. The complete first season ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Dark, irreverent and wickedly funny, this critically acclaimed comedy follows a college dropout who's about to find her purpose ... in the afterlife!
South Pacific by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
8 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Action and adventure films Animated films Baseball bats Baseball films Bible. Biography Children's films Comedy films Criminal behavior Criminal behavior, Prediction of Criminal investigation Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detective and mystery films Documentary television programs Drama Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) Elmo (Fictitious character : Henson) Emigration and immigration Fairy tales Fans (Persons) Fantasy films FBI Academy.--Behavioral Science Unit Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Friendship Heroes History Immigrants Juvenile works Love Motion picture music--Excerpts Musicals Musicals--Excerpts Perón, Eva,--1919-1952 Princesses Romance films Ruth, Babe,--1895-1948 Seurat, Georges,--1859-1891 Television cop shows Television programs Theft Thrillers (Television programs) United States United States.--Federal Bureau of Investigation Video recordings--for the hearing impaired World Series (Baseball)
Patinkin, Mandel Bruce, 1952-
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