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Alda, Alan 1936-

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The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

52 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. In time he began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

65 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot
The longest ride by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

32 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City's art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple
If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? : my adventures in the art and science of relating and communicating by Alan Alda( Book )

21 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actor and founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science traces his personal quest to understand how to relate and communicate better, from practicing empathy and using improv games to storytelling and developing better intuitive skills
Tower heist( Visual )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queens native Josh Kovacs has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh's building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage
What women want by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cocky, chauvinistic ad agency exec (Gibson) magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking. He puts this to especially good use with his new superior (Hunt), whose job he was in line to get. Then competition turns into romance
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

49 editions published between 1989 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idelistic filmmaker is offered the chance to make a fluff film about an egotistical TV producer. The TV producer's ex-mistress is about to reveal his past misdeeds
Flash of genius( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Robert Kearns. The Kearns' were a typical 1960s Detroit family. Bob is a college professor and part-time inventor. When Bob invents a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world, the Kearns' think they have struck gold. But their aspirations are dashed after the auto giants, who originally embraced Bob's creation, unceremoniously shuns him. Ignored, threatened and then buried in years of litigation, Bob is haunted by what was done to his family and their future. He becomes a man obsessed with justice and the conviction that his life's work, or anyone else's for that matter, should be acknowledged by those who stood to benefit. He and his family pay the toll for refusing to compromise his dignity
Wanderlust by Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After George loses his high-stress Manhattan job, he and his wife Linda hit the road and wind up crashing at Elysium, a free-spirited community of hippies, tree-huggers, and the occasional nudist
And the band played on by Randy Shilts( Visual )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Modine stars as Dr. Don Francis, a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control who seeks to uncover the cause of a number mysterious deaths. With little funding for a subject few will even discuss, not only must he fight the disease, but a disinterested public, the government, the media and even the communities where the mysterious virus strikes hardest. But as the death toll mounts, public interest is stirred and Francis' research becomes a despeate race against time. --
Marriage story( Visual )

15 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story about divorce. A marriage coming apart and a family coming together. A hilarious and harrowing, sharply observed, and deeply compassionate film from writer-director Noah Baumbach. Charlie is a charismatic New York theater director wedded to his work. Nicole is an actor who is ready to change her own life. Their hopes for an amicable divorce fade as they are drawn into a system that pits them against each other and forces them to redefine their relationship and their family
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and French and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series portrays both the horror and hilarity of the daily lives of MASH unit 4077 in Korea in 1950
The West Wing( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This season chronicles the transition between the administration of President Bartlet and the race for the new presidency between Congressman Santos and Senator Vinick
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( Visual )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series portrays both the horror and hilarity of the daily lives of MASH unit 4077 in Korea in 1950
The West Wing( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The presidential race is on, with Senator Arnold Vinick as the Republican frontrunner and Matthew Santos vying for the hotly contested Democratic presidential nomination
Nothing but the truth( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volatile story about a Washington, D.C. political reporter who writes an explosive story about a government scandal in which she reveals the name of a covert CIA agent. Unexpectedly finding herself behind bars, she struggles to maintain her principles and relationship with her family when she refuses to divulge her source. Inspired by true events
Manhattan murder mystery by Woody Allen( Visual )

59 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored Manhattan housewife becomes convinced her next-door neighbor has committed a murder
M*A*S*H by M*A*S*H (Television program)( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures continue for the doctors and nurses of the 4077th unit during the Korean War
Resurrecting the champ( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2019 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erik Kernan is an up-and-coming sports reporter who rescues a homeless man only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect the Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family
Don't Forget( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do some memories slip away, never to return, while others leave a permanent mark? Alan Alda meets scientists who are trying to unravel the mysteries of memory -- where memories come from, how they're remembered and what people can do to hold on to them
 
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If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? : my adventures in the art and science of relating and communicating
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Alternative Names
Alan Alda

Alan Alda Actor i director nord-americà

Alan Alda actor y director de cine estadounidense

Alan Alda aktor merikano

Alan Alda American actor, director, and writer

Alan Alda americký herec, režisér a scenárista

Alan Alda Amerikaans acteur

Alan Alda amerikai színész

Alan Alda amerikansk skådespelare, manusförfattare och regissör

Alan Alda amerikansk skuerspiller

Alan Alda amerikansk skuespiller og regissør

Alan Alda amerykański aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta

Alan Alda attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Alan Alda cinéaste américain

Alan Alda pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Alan Alda US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor, Regisseur

Alan Alda US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Alanus Alda

Alda, Alan

Alda Alanas

Alda, Alanus 1936-

Alda, Allan.

Alda, Allan 1936-

Aldah, Alan 1936-

Aruda, Aran 1936-

D´Abruzzo, Alphonso 1936-

D'Abrut︠s︡t︠s︡o, Alʹfonso Dzhozef 1936-

D'Abruzzo, Alphonso

D'Abruzzo, Alphonso Joseph.

D'Abruzzo, Alphonso Joseph 1936-

D'Abruzzo Jr, Alfonso

Άλαν Άλντα Αμερικανός ηθοποιός, σκηνοθέτης και συγγραφέας

Алан Алда американский актёр, режиссёр, сценарист и продюсер

Алан Алда амэрыканскі актор

Алда, Алан 1936-

Д'Абруццо, Альфонсо Джозеф 1936-

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אלדה, אלן 1936-

אלן אלדה

אלן אלדה שחקן אמריקאי

الن الدا

آلن آلدا فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ألن ألدا ممثل أمريكي

অ্যালান আলডা

അലൻ അൽദ അമേരിക്കയിലെ ചലച്ചിത്ര അഭിനേതാവ്

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알다, 알란 1936-

알다, 앨런 1936-

앨런 알다

アラン・アルダ

アラン・アルダ 1936-

アルダ, アラン

アルダ, アラン 1936-

亞倫·艾達

鴉倫艾達

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