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Alda, Alan 1936-

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The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
Bridge of spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,512 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 Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,854 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
Tower heist by Ben Stiller( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Wall Street swindler defrauds the workers at a luxury condo, the manager and staff hire a petty thief to help them steal back the twenty million they're sure is hidden in the penthouse--before the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime
The West Wing by Aaron Sorkin( Visual )

58 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,756 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
What women want by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cocky, chauvinistic advertising executive magically acquires the ability to hear what women are thinking
Flash of genius( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 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
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

68 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving together several different stories, Woody Allen's film is about people's lives, loves, perceptions and ideals. It takes a bold look at some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature, and does it with a warm and generous perspective
Wanderlust by Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

15 editions published in 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,183 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 nudies
And the band played on by Chicago (Musical group)( Visual )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the struggle of a handful of strong-willed men and women who took on the fight to save lives in the face of a mysterious illness now called AIDS
Nothing but the truth( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 888 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 )

67 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored Manhattan housewife becomes convinced her next-door neighbor has committed a murder
Resurrecting the champ( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 810 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
Everyone says I love you by Woody Allen( Visual )

64 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the fun-filled story of one wealthy, eccentric and romantically challenged extended family from New York's Upper West Side
Murder at 1600 by Dou Li( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Washington D.C. cop and a Secret Service agent team up to investigate at homicide at the White House
World War Z [an oral history of the zombie war] by Max Brooks( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We survived the zombie apocalypse, but how many of us are still haunted by that terrible time? We have (temporarily?) defeated the living dead, but at what cost? Told in the haunting and riveting voices of the men and women who witnessed the horror firsthand, World War Z is the only record of the plague years
California suite by Herbert Ross( Visual )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five couples have come to the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles for diverse reasons, and they must all confront some rather amusing personal dilemmas
The human spark by Graham Chedd( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Alda takes a look at how humans first appeared on Earth millions of years ago, and how our species not only survived, but thrived, through some unimaginable conditions. Alda visits with dozens of scientists on three continents, and participates directly in many experiments - including the detailed examination of his own brain
Same time next year by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance meeting between an accountant and a housewife results in a 26-year affair where they meet only once a year
Things I overheard while talking to myself by Alan Alda( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a shrewd and funny account of some impossible questions author's asked himself over the years: what do I value? What, exactly, is the good life? (And what does that even mean?). This book amuses and moves us with his meditations on questions great and small
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The aviator
Alternative Names
Alan Alda actor y director de cine estadounidense

Alan Alda Amerikaans acteur

Alan Alda amerikai színész

Alan Alda amerykański aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta

Alan Alda attore, regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Alan Alda cinéaste américain

Alan Alda US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor, Regisseur

Alan Alda US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Alanus Alda

Alda, Alan

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

Алан Алда американский актёр, режиссёр, сценарист и продюсер

Алда, Алан, 1936-

Д'Абруццо, Альфонсо Джозеф, 1936-

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אלדה, אלן, 1936-

אלן אלדה

ألن ألدا

آلن آلدا فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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アラン・アルダ, 1936-

アルダ, アラン, 1936-


What women wantNothing but the truthMurder at 1600World War Z [an oral history of the zombie war]California suiteThings I overheard while talking to myselfThings I overheard while talking to myself