WorldCat Identities

Shire, David

Works: 447 works in 930 publications in 6 languages and 17,771 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  Historical films  Journalism films  Conspiracy films  Action and adventure films  Caper films  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Actor, Musician, Conductor, Arranger, Adapter, Director, Singer, Other, Commentator
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 )

42 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,937 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 )

32 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 1,876 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 )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,658 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 )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

6 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 )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 670 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 )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 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 catch the the corrupt D.A. in the act
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four ruthless men seize a New York City subway car and the seventeen passengers on board are suddenly caught in a perilous game of life and death. A million dollar ransom is paid following several deaths and the four men leave the subway car to make their escape but only one gets out of the subway alive
Saturday night fever : the original movie soundtrack by Bee Gees( Recording )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saturday night fever : original movie sound track by Bee Gees( Recording )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 528 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 478 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 432 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 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2010 by Peter Hyams( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and French and held by 239 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
Promise( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A feckless bachelor (Bob) who promised his mother that at her death he would care for his schizophrenic younger brother (D.J.), 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 vinegar. 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"--TV guide, December 13-19, 1986
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 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serving in silence : the Margarethe Cammermeyer story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama based on the court-martial of Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer who was discharged from the military for being a homosexual
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 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My dog : an unconditional love story by Claude Bélanger( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the unique relationship between people and their beloved pets through candid interviews with notable dog lovers. Viewers are offered an intimate glimpse into the lives of these actors, musicians, authors, and designers through the aspect of their lives that unites them all: the profound connection they have with their dogs. A tribute to all the dogs that have made our lives richer and happier, this film captures the remarkable bond between our dogs and ourselves
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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

دیوید شایر آهنگساز و ترانه‌سرا آمریکایی



Streets of Laredo2010Starting here, starting now : a new musical revueServing in silence : the Margarethe Cammermeyer story