WorldCat Identities

Ashby, Hal

Works: 94 works in 444 publications in 7 languages and 12,098 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Satirical films  Dark comedy films  Interviews  Rock concert films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Hal Ashby
Being there by Jerzy Kosinski( Visual )

71 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into being the advisor to a powerful but dying tycoon
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

19 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countercultural director Hal Ashby tells the story of the emotional and romantic bond between a death-obsessed young man from a wealthy family and a devil-may-care, bohemian octogenarian. Equal parts gallows humor and romantic innocence, Harold and Maude dissolves the line between darkness and light along with the ones that separate people by class, gender, and age. The cult classic of its era, featuring indelible performances and a soundtrack by Cat Stevens
Coming Home by Hal Ashby( Visual )

82 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder
Bound for glory by R. C Sproul( Visual )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1936 Woody Guthrie leaves Texas and heads to California looking for work. He meets hobos, migrant workers and people down on their luck, and begins his career as a folk singer
The last detail by Hal Ashby( Visual )

43 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Navy Petty officers are detailed to take a prisoner from Washington to jail in New Hampshire and decide to give the prisoner one last good time
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
Shampoo by Hal Ashby( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een komedie waarin een kapper, die het bed deelt met veel van zijn cliënten, geld probeert te lenen voor een eigen zaak
The Rolling Stones Let's spend the night together by Rolling Stones( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rolling Stones' 1981 U.S. tour filmed at Sun Devil Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona and at the Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey
The slugger's wife by Hal Ashby( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage between an Atlanta Braves outfielder and a rock singer suddenly turns sour when their individual careers force them to make some tough choices
Lookin' to get out!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex has had a good day at the track, a bad night at the poker game and he'll have a worse time if the guys he owes catch up with him. Alex and go-along pal Jerry split for Las Vegas where Lady Luck and their wits will give them the cash they need
The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming by Norman Jewison( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a sightseeing Soviet commander runs his submarine aground off the New England coast, his crew attempts to find a boat to dislodge the sub almost starts World War III. Russian Lt. Rozanov and his crew hit the beaches of Massachusetts unaware of the panic they're about to start. Despite the Russians' harmless intentions, the folks in town think a full-scale Soviet invasion has been launched! What's worse, their police chief has left his hysterical assistant in charge
The landlord( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elgar Enders, rijk en zonder enig doel in zijn leven, koopt een gebouw in Harlem om het voor zichzelf op te knappen maar verandert van gedachten wanneer hij de huurders ontmoet
Un Siècle de cinéma : portraits de cinéastes : 42 metteurs en scène répondent à un questionnaire by Tay Garnett( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4 movie collection Hero ; The slugger's wife ; Crazy in Alabama ; I'll do anything( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crazy in Alabama : Antonio Banderas' directorial debut opens in the sweltering summer of 1965, and everyone in Alabama has gone completely crazy, especially 12-year-old Peejoe's glamorous Aunt Lucille. Deciding not to let her abusive husband stand in the way of her dreams of television stardom, she gets rid of him in a most unusual way and leaves Peejoe with lots of questions and an explosive secret
Oltre il giardino( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un giardiniere timido e analfabeta viene a contatto con la high-class americana, che scambia la sua ingenuità per intelligenza e i sui silenzi per saggezza. Così viene osannato come genio della finanza e della politica. (Mereghetti)
Coming home Norma Rae( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Rae: Southern mill worker Norma Rae organizes her fellow workers to fight for better conditions and wages under the guidance of a New York unionizer
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice by Paul Mazursky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice: Bob and his wife Carol are a sophisticated California couple who attend a secluded institute for group therapy. Their original intention is to merely observe, but they become so involved that they decide to test the strength of their marital trust and honesty by experimenting with mutually tolerated affairs. Ted and Alice are their closest friends who find themselves continually amused at the latest Bob & Carol sexual adventures until finally they are invited to liberate themselves in a one-bed menage a quatre
The Rolling Stones Let's spend the night together by Rolling Stones( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of the Rolling Stones' 1981 U.S. tour. The tenth tour of the Rolling Stones and one of the most ambitious musical presentations of all time, Let's Spend the Night Together, began on September 25, 1981, at the JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, and ended on December 19 in the Hampton Coliseum. Mick Jagger, Keith Richard, Ron Wood, Bill Wyman and Charlie Waters viewed by an audience of more than 90,000 fans per show. In total, more than two million people witnessed their success. Managed by the experienced Hal Ashby (Coming Home), the Stones hired him exclusively to document every second of their presentations. The result is one of the most spectacular musical concerts of all time, inspiring the megashows made in stadiums nowadays. Unprecedented in Brazil, this DVD shows the Stones' lavish musicality and songs that redefined the whole concept of rock and roll
Hal Ashby : interviews by Hal Ashby( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Ashby, Hal William.

Ashby, William Hal 1929-1988

Hal Ashby Amerikaans filmregisseur

Hal Ashby Amerikaans filmregisseur en filmeditor

Hal Ashby cinéaste américain

Hal Ashby director de cine estadounidense

Hal Ashby regista statunitense

Hal Ashby US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Hal Ashby US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmeditor

Гел Ешбі

Хэл Эшби

هال آشبي

هال اشبی تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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애쉬비, 할 1929-1988



Harold and MaudeComing HomeBound for gloryThe slugger's wifeLookin' to get out!Bob & Carol & Ted & AliceHal Ashby : interviews