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Asner, Edward

Works: 261 works in 702 publications in 4 languages and 21,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Interviews  Film adaptations  Biography  Humor  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, con, Commentator
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Edward Asner
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Scat by Carl Hiaasen ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When imposing biology teacher Mrs. Bunny Starch goes missing, Nick and Marta suspect foul play
Too big to fail ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few weeks. Centering on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, the film goes behind closed doors to examine the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington
Darlin' Clementine ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the California Gold Rush, a young woman's plans to marry are opposed by her father, who wants her to mary a rich man
Gus ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and French and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mule who kicks 100-yard field goals becomes the star player of a pro football team
Whispers of angels a story of the underground railroad ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White Quaker Abolitionist Thomas Garrett and William Still, a free, black anti-slavery activist, 'conducted' thousands of fugitives to freedom through the 'corridor of courage', through Maryland's Eastern Shore to the streets of Philadelphia
Fort Apache, the Bronx by Daniel Petrie ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Policemen of the 41st Precinct in the Bronx face murders, riots, and drugs on the outside, and corruption and indifference on the inside
Sphere by Michael Crichton ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four scientists rush to the scene of the discovery of a 300-year-old spaceship on the ocean floor of the South Pacific to determine its origins
Return of the Jedi the radio drama by Brian Daley ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six episodes of Return of the Jedi building on the original story as seen in the film, using the motion picture score and sound effects
Spoon River anthology by Edgar Lee Masters ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From a cemetery in a fictional mid-American town, the dead speak their truth. Some speak of hardships and sordidness; others, of their simple honest, happy lives. Whether elderly or youthful, mortality has claimed them all. As we here these dramatic monologues, we understand a little more about what it is to be human
Rich man, poor man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first-ever dramatic miniseries to appear on American television spans decades and generations to trace the epic story of the Jordache family from 1945 to the late 1960s
The long way home by Mark Jonathan Harris ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary traces the stories of courage in the years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust
Hiroshima by John Hersey ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Told through the memories of six survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate work has become a classic that stirs the conscience of humanity."-back cover
For the living ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the creation, building and design of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cold-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, discovers the true holiday spirit after he's visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future in this animated, musical version of Charles Dickens' classic holiday story
The great escapes of WWII ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former World War II POWs, resistance fighters, soldiers, and guards tell their stories with archival footage, re-creations, and rare photographs
The good war and those who refused to fight it ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of World War II conscientious objectors"--Container
Sick puppy by Carl Hiaasen ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dirty politics, big businesses running amuck, and their potential impact on Florida's fragile eco-system. When Palmer Stoat notices the pickup truck following him, he fears a carjacking, but after watching Stoat dump fast food containers, Twilly Spree decides to teach him a lesson. When Twilly discovers that Stoat is Florida's cockiest political fixer, the real fun begins
The Odyssey of Homer by Yuri Rasovsky ( )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It seems quite natural, given the original intent of The Odyssey as a story to be listened to and savored, to present this epic to the modern audience in a medium that most adheres to its aural-oral nature and the immediacy of its telling. Divided into eight one-hour segments of dramatization, each segment is followed by commentary on a particular aspect of the segment by a noted expert
The best of Second City by Second City (Theater company) ( )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Take an unforgettable ride with the classic sketches that helped make America's foremost comedy troupe. The Second City lampoons every aspect of modern American life, with brilliant improvisatory sketches on subjects ranging from salad bars to affairs of state
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Alternative Names
Asner, Ed.
Asner, Ed, 1929-....
Asner, Edward
Asner, Yitzhak Edward 1929-
English (180)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
German (1)