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Alexander, Jane 1939-

Works: 162 works in 513 publications in 5 languages and 22,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  History 
Roles: Actor, Host, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Commentator, Recipient, Speaker, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jane Alexander
Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton( Visual )

57 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back
The ring by Gore Verbinski( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it
Terminator salvation by McG( Visual )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of Marcus Wright, a stranger whose last memory is of being on death row. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past. As Skynet prepares its final onslaught, Connor and Marcus both embark on an odyssey that takes them into the heart of Skynets operations, where they uncover the terrible secret behind the possible annihilation of mankind
Art 21 art in the twenty-first century by Susan Sollins( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 37 diverse artists, taking viewers into artists' studios, homes, and communities to provide an intimate view of their lives, work, creative processes, and sources of inspiration
The cider house rules by John Irving( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he is the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who trains him to be a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. Homer, however, yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. Then Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage for a medically safe, albeit illegal, abortion. Homer accompanies them to Wally's family apple farm. Wally goes off to war, leaving Homer and Candy alone together. What will Homer learn in the cider house? What of the destiny Dr. Larch planned for him?
Off season by Anne Rivers Siddons( Recording )

17 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems like Cam and Lilly have the perfect marriage, the perfect life. When Cam dies, Lilly retreats to Maine's coast, a place where they came time and time again. As she revisits a lifetime of happy memories, she comes to a realization that will change her life
Warm springs by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's pre-presidency days, from being diagnosed with polio, through rehabilitation in Warm Springs, to his nomination of Al Smith for Democratic Presidential candidate in 1928
Fur an imaginary portrait of Diane Arbus by Steven Shainberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Louisa May Alcott the woman behind Little women( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location at many places actually frequented by the real persons portrayed and featuring a script written from primary sources, this documentary tells the life story of American author Louisa May Alcott, chronicling her efforts to rescue her family from poverty and find wealth, fame, and happiness for herself. Includes animations and commentary from Alcott scholars, novelist Geraldine Brooks, and the "literary sleuths" who uncovered Alcott's lost thrillers
Sunshine state by John Sayles( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a richly diverse town on a sleepy Florida island threatened by real estate developers
The book of Negroes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, this recounts the extraordinary journey of Aminata Diallo, an indomitable African woman who survives in a world in which everything seems to be against her. Kidnapped by slave traders in West Africa then sold into slavery in South Carolina, Aminata navigates her way through the American Revolution in New York, the isolated refuge of Nova Scotia, and the treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, before finally securing her freedom in England
The great white hope by Martin Ritt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of boxer Jack Johnson, this fictional account of his rise to fame chronicles the battles that the flamboyant champion fought in and out of the ring. Refusing to live within the boundaries deemed acceptable by society, this renowned hero and the woman he loved chose to live their lives the way they wanted-- something which evoked great fury from a narrow-minded world
Sam's letters to Jennifer by James Patterson( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is summoned back to the town where she grew up. And in the house where she spent her most magical years she finds a series of letters addressed to her. Each of those letters is a piece of a story that will upend completely the world she thought she knew--and throw her into a love more powerful than she ever imagined could be possible. Two extraordinary love stories are entwined here, full of hope and pain and emotions that never die down
The unborn by David S Goyer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casey Beldon has become plagued by merciless dreams, visions of strange looking dogs, and an evil child with bright blue eyes. After being hit with a mirror by her neighbor's son, Casey's eyes begin to change color and she learns she had a twin brother who died in the womb. Casey begins to suspect that the spirit haunting her is the soul of her dead twin who became possessed by a malevolent spirit known as dybbuk. The spirit wants to be born so it can transfer to the world of the living. Casey meets a woman named Sofi who explains that as a child, she had a twin brother who was killed in Nazi experiments and he was brought back to life by a dybbuk who intended to use his body as a portal into the world of the living. Sofi killed the dybbuk and now it haunts her family for revenge. Sofi refers Casey to Rabbi Sendak who can perform a Jewish exorcism to remove the dybbuk. The exorcism is performed, but things go awry as the dybbuk tries to stop the ritual from being completed. The dybbuk disappears after the exorcism and soon afterward, Casey learns she is pregnant with twins
Eleanor and Franklin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Great Depression to the impact of world politics on World War II, the story of Franklin's 12-year presidency
Playing for time by Daniel Mann( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fania Fenelon is a Jewish cabaret singer in Paris during the Nazi invasion. Fania and thousands of other Jewish and political prisoners are sent to the Auschwitz death camp. She and a group of other classical musicians are spared from death in exchange for performing music for their captors. They are also ordered to play for the thousands being herded to the gas chambers, a 'humane' means of easing the condemned into the next world
Dancing by Raoul Trujillo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probes the traditions of dance in communities around the world--from the often misunderstood waltz to the eloquent gestures of an Asante court dancer in Ghana, and from the latest hip-hop in Morocco to a ballet class in Russia and a modern dance rehearsal in New York
Testament by Lyne Littman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nuclear strike has occurred. No one knows who made it or why, but the unthinkable has happened, and nothing can ever be the same. Carol must hold her family together and watch helplessly as her loved ones become victims of the deadly invisible radiation
Gigantic by matt aselton ( '08 ) Movie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian is a mattress salesman who gets swept up into a romance with Happy when she falls asleep on one of the beds in his store. To win her over, he must compete with her father, an art-collecting loudmouth with a bad back and deep pockets
City heat by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

29 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, a private investigator teams up with his old partner to fight the mob, but they can't stand each other
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Kramer vs. Kramer
The ringTerminator salvationOff seasonFur an imaginary portrait of Diane ArbusSunshine stateSam's letters to JenniferEleanor and FranklinDancing