WorldCat Identities

Shire, David

Works: 441 works in 1,030 publications in 6 languages and 18,829 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Journalism films  Conspiracy films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Political films  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Musician, Conductor, Arranger, Adapter, Commentator, Lyricist, Other, Singer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Shire
Most widely held works by David Shire
All the president's men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

51 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the investigation of the Watergate break-in by two Washington Post reporters that drove a U.S. president from office
The conversation by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

33 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained
Norma Rae by Martin Ritt( Visual )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Rae, a textile worker in a small Southern town, discovers that she has a social conscience when a labor organizer arrives at her mill to establish a union
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vicious new breed of killer is stalking the west Texas plains. And only an old fashioned kind of lawman can stop him. That man is legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call (James Garner). The adventure begins with Call hard on the trail of murderous young train robber Joey Garza (Alexis Cruz). Joined by his sidekick Pea Eye (Sam Shepard), Call will wage the fight of his life as he battles to bring his quarry to justice -- and bring himself out of the wilderness alive
Return to Oz by Walter Murch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy, back in Kansas, can't stop thinking about Oz. She believes that her friends have sent her a key. Auntie Em, worried for Dorothy's health, takes her to a famous doctor who works miracles with electricity. Dorothy escapes from the mental hospital. When she awakes, she and a chicken named Billina find themselves in Oz. Dorothy tries to find her old friends in the Emerald City, but learns that they have all been transformed by the Nome King. And the evil witch Mombie wants Dorothy's head. It's up to Dorothy, Billina, and their new friends, Tik-Tok, Jack Pumpkinhead, and a Gump-thing to defeat Mombie and the Nome King and restore the rightful ruler of Oz to her throne
Beyond a reasonable doubt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-profile lawyer Mark Hunter (Michael Douglas of WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS, WALL STREET, FATAL ATTRACTION) has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist C.J. (Jesse Metcalfe of TV's DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) begins investigating him for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorney's perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat-and-mouse with Hunter, C.J. frames himself as a murder suspect to catch the corrupt D.A. in the act. Romantically involved with C.J. but unaware of his assignment, assistant D.A. Ella Crystal (Amber Tamblyn of 127 HOURS) becomes caught between her boss' political ambitions and her boyfriend's dangerous expose. As mounting evidence stacks up against both men, Ella's own life becomes threatened when she discovers incriminating proof that puts the fate of both C.J.'s innocence and Hunter's reputation in her hands
The taking of Pelham One Two Three by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and French and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of armed men hijack a New York City subway train and threaten to kill one hostage per minute unless their demands are met
Saturday night fever : the original movie soundtrack by Bee Gees( Recording )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 20 year anniversary album of the ultimate dance record of all time. The complete double album on one compact disc
Saturday night fever : original movie sound track by Bee Gees( Recording )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... The ultimate disco epic ..."--Vibe
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poverty-stricken women in a run-down tenement find solace in each others' company and courage to struggle for a better life
Skylark by Christopher Walken( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequel to Sarah, plain and tall, Skylark continues the story of the Kansas family, the Wittings. When a terrible drought strikes, the family must watch helplessly as farms are abandoned, wells run dry and fire threatens their very lives
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garp is a man whose life unfolds from cradle to grave in counterpoint to the dizzy, violent, cruel and casually destructive rhythms of our anxious age. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, his mother Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women
The Kiri selection by Kiri Te Kanawa( )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serving in silence : the Margarethe Cammermeyer story by Margarethe Cammermeyer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama based on the court-martial of Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer who was discharged from the military for being a homosexual
The American side( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla
2010 by Peter Hyams( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and French and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2001, Dave Bowman was taken by the Jupiter monolith and transformed into a powerful being. Now, in 2010, Dr. Heywood Floyd, the man held responsible for Discovery's failure, is going back to Jupiter. He and his crewmates must reactivate the psychotic HAL-9000 computer so they can learn what happened and find out the meaning of Bowman's last transmission. This will be a joint American-Soviet expedition set against the backdrop of growing global tensions
Starting here, starting now : a new musical revue by David Shire( )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby : original Broadway cast recording by David Shire( Recording )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promise by Cathy Kinsman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob, a feckless bachelor, promised his mother that at her death he would care for his schizophrenic younger brother D.J. but he becomes apprehensive when the time comes. Facing up to his responsibility, Bob tries his best, but his set ways and D.J.'s erratic behavior mix like oil and water. Giving his promise one last shot, Bob takes D.J. on a fishing trip to the secluded lake where they vacationed as children. Here, the rush of memories transforms both men
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
All the president's men
Alternative Names
David Shire americký písničkář

David Shire Amerikaans componist

David Shire compositeur américain

David Shire US-amerikanischer Komponist

Shire, David, 1937-

Shire, David Lee.

Дэвид Шайр

דיוויד שייר

دیوید شایر آهنگساز و ترانه‌سرا آمریکایی



Streets of LaredoServing in silence : the Margarethe Cammermeyer story2010Starting here, starting now : a new musical revue