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Williams, John 1932-

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Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 5,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 4,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
60 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 4,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking thir lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cinematic masterpiece and winner of 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, the film presents the indelible true story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womaniser and and war profiteer who saved more than 1100 Jews during the Holocaust. He risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 10-year old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Star wars ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 3,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after the events of Phantom menace, Senator Padme Amidala survives an assassination attempt as she returns to Coruscant for an important vote. The Jedi Council send Obi-Wan Kenobi and Annikin Skywalker to protect her. After tracking the assassin, but failing to get any information from her, Obi-Wan is sent to Kamino to continue their investigations while Annikin is sent with Amidala to Naboo. While Annikin and Amidala are falling in love on Naboo, Obi-Wan is investigating the connection between the assassination attempt and a growing sepeartist movement, which could bring the Republic to the brink of civil war
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying to keep his family's traditions in place while marrying off his three older daughters. Yet, times are changing and the daughters want to make their own matches, breaking free of many of the constricting customs required of them by Judaism. In the background of these events, Russia is on the brink of revolution and Jews are feeling increasingly unwelcome in their villages
The patriot by Roland Emmerich ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 2,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hero of the French and Indian conflict, Benjamin Martin had renounced fighting forever to raise his family in peace. However, when British troops arrive at his South Carolina home and endanger his family, he takes up arms alongside his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
Memoirs of a geisha by Rob Marshall ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1929, a poor fisherman sells his 9-year-old daughter to a geisha house in Kyoto. Chiyo will be an unpaid servant until it is determined if she is beautiful enough for apprenticeship, and the house's clientèle. Run by Mother, the ruling geisha is Hatsumomo, and little Pumpkin her only friend. Trained under strict discipline for a lifetime of entertaining and flattering wealthy men, Sayuri grows up lovely, accomplished, and the target of jealous rivals. Love is no part of this cloistered world, although geisha lore hints that even if they fall in love with clients--the operative word is client, and that love is never free
Star wars by Ewan McGregor ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi. This begins his complete journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader
Minority report by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
45 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the Pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who set him up
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
The terminal by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 2,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viktor is a simple man with a mission who finds himself entrapped in JKF Airport after the accidental loss of his country to villainous coup. He becomes a man without a country and is stuck in at the airport's international terminal with no visa, and is instructed that he is not allowed to leave. Slowly he encounters airport workers who come to his aid by mutual coercion. Gupta the hilarious Indian custodian; Enrique who transports food; Torres the security clerk and Mulroy. Viktor eventually falls for a stewardess who has spent her life waiting for the right man to come along
Superman returns by Bryan Singer ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel returns to Earth. While archenemy Lex Luthor plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman faces the realization that Lois Lane has moved on with her life
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After barely escaping a Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indiana Jones crash-lands into the wilds of India where he uncovers a scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children. Indy must save the children and avoid becoming a slave himself to the evil Thuggee cult
Munich by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
War horse by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
18 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
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Towner Williams, John 1932-
Williams, J. (John)
Williams, John
Williams, John, 1932-
Williams, John, Jr. 1932-
Williams, John T.
Williams, John T. 1932-
Williams, John T. (John Towner), 1932-
Williams, John Towner.
Williams, John Towner, 1932-
Williams, Johnny.
Williams, Johnny, 1932-
Williams, Johnny T. 1932-
ウィリアムス, J.
ウィリアムズ, ジョン
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