WorldCat Identities

Shire, David

Works: 411 works in 957 publications in 6 languages and 17,941 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Journalism films  Conspiracy films  Fiction  Caper films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Actor, Musician, Conductor, Arranger, Adapter, Singer, Other, Commentator, 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 )

48 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,948 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 )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provoking mystery-suspense drama explores the morality of privacy in the story of Harry Caul, a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in murder scheme
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,652 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 )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In einer Kleinstadt im Süden der USA, die von der örtlichen Baumwollspinnerei lebt: Norman Rae, 31, verwitwet, zwei Kinder, gesellschaftlich uninteressierte Arbeiterin, wandelt sich unter dem Einfluß eines Gewerkschaftlers zur bewußt politisch handelnden Frau. Ein von Optimismus geprägter sozialkritischer Film mit melodramatischem Einschlag, der durch die hervorragende Darstellung der Titelrolle überzeugt." []
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 828 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 )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dorothy has traumas because of her Oz experiences, and suffers further nightmares under shock treatment."--Halliwell's film & video guide, 1998
Beyond a reasonable doubt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Hunter is a high profile laywer who 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. Nicholas begins investigating Hunter 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 the the corrupt D.A. in the act
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and French and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York City subway train is hijacked and held for ransom
Saturday night fever : the original movie soundtrack by Bee Gees( Recording )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 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 )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring the Grammy Award-winning track Night Fever, this soundtrack includes tracks by artists such as the Bee Gees, Kool & the Gang, and more
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Skylark by Christopher Walken( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm
The Kiri selection by Kiri Te Kanawa( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama based on the court-martial of Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer, dismissed from the Army Reserve as a homosexual
2010 by Peter Hyams( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and French and held by 241 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
Das versprechen = The promise by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 235 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
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 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American side( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 219 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
Maltby and Shire's Closer than ever : song by song : original cast recording by David Shire( Recording )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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