Most widely held works about Jason Robards
Most widely held works by Jason Robards
The Civil War ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,019 libraries worldwide
An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.
Philadelphia ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
Powerful story of two lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.
Once upon a time in the West ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,537 libraries worldwide
A man preparing to welcome his new wife to his home is killed, along with his entire family.
All the President's men ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
True story of the Watergate break-in that led to the political scandal of the decade.
Long day's journey into night ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and held by 1,463 libraries worldwide
Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiography, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death.
Tora! Tora! Tora ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 1,434 libraries worldwide
A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view.
Empire of the air the men who made radio ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.
All the president's men ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in.
Magnolia ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Magnolia is a mosaic of American Life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax.
Thomas Hart Benton ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Long-lost footage, penetrating interviews and the magnificent art of Benton tell the bitter-sweet story of an extraordinary American artist who became emblematic of the price all artists must pay to remain true to their talents and themselves.
Truman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 970 libraries worldwide
The story of the unlikely rise of a gritty American original, Harry Truman. He was a farmer, a bankrupt businessman, an unknown politician from Missouri who suddenly found himself president. Of all the men who had held America's highest office, Harry Truman was the least prepared, but he would prove to be a surprise. Facing some of the biggest crises of the century, Truman would end the war with Germany, use the atomic bomb against Japan, confront an expanding Soviet Union and wage war in Korea-all while the woman he adored, his wife Bess, refused to stay in the White House and play the role of First Lady.
Philadelphia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 900 libraries worldwide
Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.
Julius Caesar ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Shakespeare's play depicting the successful conspiracy to assassinate the Roman emperor, Julius Caesar.
TR ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 806 libraries worldwide
Using archival film and photographs; interviews with historians and descendants, chronicles the life of Theodore Roosevelt from his birth in NYC, to his days at Harvard where he met his first wife, Alice Lee, his move into New York politics, his ranching days in the Badlands, his marriage to Edith Kermit, his vice-presidency and subsequent presidency, his reform politics, his post-presidency days which included an African safari, a Progressive Party bid for the presidency in 1912, a treacherous trip to chart a 1,000 mile river in Brazil and his support of World War I.
The house without a Christmas tree ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
A young Nebraskan girl named Addie wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree. Her bitter, widowed father refuses, but slowly learns the spirit of the season.
Something wicked this way comes ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Terrible things happen when Mr. Dark and his Pandemonium Carnival come to town.
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop.
Lincoln ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Captures the drama of Lincoln in his own words. Drawn from letters, speeches and diaries, Lincoln's words are brought to life by the voice of actor, Jason Robards. Uses historic black and white photographs to portray Lincoln and the period of the Civil War in American history.
The day after ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Following a nuclear strike against the United States, families in small-town Kansas try to survive as radiation slowly kills everything around them.
Little big league ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 libraries worldwide
An inspiring family comedy adventure about a boy's determination to put the fun back into baseball after inheriting the Minnesota Twins.
AIDS (Disease) American Civil War (1861-1865) Bernstein, Carl,--1944- Biography Bull Run, 1st Battle of (Virginia : 1861) Comedy films Comedy films Documentary films Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Hawaii Historical films Historical television programs History Juvenile works Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 Made-for-TV movies Military art and science Military campaigns Military history Murder Nonfiction television programs O'Neill, Eugene,--1888-1953 Outlaws Pearl Harbor, Attack on (Hawaii : 1941) Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Political science Presidents Radio Roosevelt, Theodore,--1858-1919 Television mini-series United States United States--Confederate States of America Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Virginia Watergate Affair (1972-1974) West (U.S.) Western films Widows Woodward, Bob,--1943- World War (1939-1945)
Nelson Robards, Jason 1922-2000
Robards, Jason Nelson 1922-2000
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