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Alexander, Jane 1939-

Overview
Works: 52 works in 196 publications in 6 languages and 9,388 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Cross-cultural studies  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  War films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Host, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jane Alexander
 
Most widely held works by Jane Alexander
Terminator salvation by McG( Visual )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and French and held by 1,765 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( Visual )

3 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
Sunshine state by Jane Alexander( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a richly diverse town on a sleepy Florida island threatened by real estate developers
Louisa May Alcott the woman behind Little women( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 568 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
The great white hope by Martin Ritt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 564 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
Playing for time by Daniel Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 496 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
Brubaker by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a reform warden who risks his life to replace brutality and corruption with humanity and integrity in a state prison farm
The book of Negroes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television mini-series, based on the book by Lawrence Hill. "A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, The Book of Negroes 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 sailing to London to help abolish the slave trade at the dawn of the 19th century."--Container
Testament by Lyne Littman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 387 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
City heat by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 327 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
The best of the Tony Awards the plays( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of dramatic scenes from various Broadway plays, as performed on the Tony Awards by the original cast members between 1969 and 2001
Night crossing by Delbert Mann( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Night Crossing chronicles the perils of two East German families as they attempt to cross over the Berlin Wall and escape to the freedom of the West in a hot-air balloon
The powder & the glory( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of two of the first highly successful women entrepreneurs in America, Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein. One hundred years ago these women immigrated to the United States and, starting with next to nothing, created what is today the $150 billion global health and beauty industry
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 169 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
Mourning becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill( Recording )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Oresteian trilogy, by Aeschylus, reset in Civil War New England
The great white hope by Howard Sackler( Recording )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sackler's play is based on the life of Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion of the world
The artist was a woman by Suzanne Bauman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rediscovery of over 400 years of painting by women artists from the Renaissance to the midtwentieth century. Includes readings from the artists' personal writings and from those of their contemporaries
A gunfight( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two legendary gunmen meet for the first time in a small, Southwestern town. Despite their celebrated pasts, both men have been struggling to survive. Now, their mere presence in the same town makes the townspeople speculate on the result of a gunfight between them
Calamity Jane( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Martha Jane Canary, "Calamity Jane" could ride, shoot, track and brawl as good as any man. Her busy life included stints as a stagecoach driver, army scout, farmer and prospector, as well as a possible relationship with Wild Bill Hickok. Trick rider, crack shot, expert poker player, wife and mother, Calamity Jane was one woman who insisted on living her life her way
In love and war( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot down and taken prisoner early in the Vietnam war, Jim Stockdale (Woods) survives eight years in captivity. His wife (Alexander) organizes the League of Wives of American Prisoners of war to get the uncooperative Navy bureaucracy to release more information about missing servicemen and put pressure on the North Vietnamese to allow greater contact with the captives
 
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