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Miller, George 1945-

Overview
Works: 99 works in 304 publications in 6 languages and 2,095 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Science fiction films  Animal films  Film adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Scenarist, Author, Restager , Narrator, Film editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Miller
The results of the 1998 Puerto Rico plebiscite : report by Chairman Don Young and senior Democratic member George Miller to members, Committee on Resources by Don Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giving children a chance : the case for more effective national policies by George Miller( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a lack of information about the problems of underclass people and the effects of their situation on their children. Views on this issue were sought from young corporate and community leaders. The responses showed a high level of concern and a need for more knowledge about the effectiveness of early intervention programs for these high-risk children. Evidence and arguments are presented to begin the development of a national strategy for this population. The chapters are the following: (1) "Early Childhood Programs for Children in Poverty: a Good Place to Start" (Bernice Weissbourd, Carol Emig); (2) "Early Intervention in Cognitive Development As a Strategy for Reducing Poverty" (James Garbarino); (3) "Our Nation's Youngest Children: Who They Are and How They Are Cared For" (Eleanor S. Szanton); (4) "Recent Developments in Infant and Child Health: Health Status, Insurance Coverage and Trends in Public Health Policy" (Sara Rosenbaum); (5) "Poverty, Family, and The Black Experience" (James Comer); (6) "Equal Opportunity for Infants and Young Children: Preventive Services for Children in a Multi-Risk Environment" (Stanley Greenspan); (7) "Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage: New Knowledge, New Tools, New Urgency" (Lisbeth B. Schorr); and (8) "Giving Children a Chance: What Role Community-Based Early Parenting Interventions?" (Judith Musick, Robert Halpern). The appendix, "Investing in Prevention: Tomorrow's Leaders and the Problem of Poverty" (Peter D. Hart) is a report on the problem of poverty prepared for the Center for National Policy. Brief biographies of the authors are provided. (Vm)
Mad Max by George Miller( Visual )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max stands alone against the barbarians of a post-nuclear age. The deadly Auntie Entity is determined to use him to tighten her hold on Bartertown
Flirting( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy set in Australia in 1965 which focus on the romance that develops between two nonconformists: Danny, an outsider at his preppie boarding school, and Thandiwe Adjewa, the only black student at the girls' boarding school across the lake
Cybermutt( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When absent-minded scientist, Alex, walks into the path of an oncoming car, Nino's doy, Rex sacrifices himself to save the man's life. To repay the debt, Alex operates on Rex and implants a computer chip giving Rex amazing new super powers. But some of Alex's enemies want the chip so now Rex has to become a super-dog crime fighter and will have to save Nino
Proposed pricing of irrigation water from California's Central Valley New Melones Reservoir : report to the Honorable George Miller, United States House of Representatives by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of certain aspects of the California-Arizona navel orange marketing order : report to the Honorable George Miller, House of Representatives by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Mad Max : fury road by Abbie Bernstein( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Rockatansky returns. Haunted by his turbulent past, the wandering Road Warrior becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. Seeking escape from the tyranny of Immortan Joe, what follows is a high-octane Road War - and a chance for redemption. The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road is the official companion to the highly anticipated movie
Anzacs by Pino Amenta( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally released as a television miniseries, these 5 episodes present a dramatic look at Australia's participation in the Great War of 1914-1918 and focusses on a group of soldiers and nurses in the 8th Battalion. For 4 years Australia's young men went to war half a world away and developed into a military force beyond peer. They made their own legend but at an appalling cost to themselves and their nation. Also includes a short documentary on the making of the series
The road warrior by George Miller( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story is set in the post-nuclear outback of Australia where a battle is waged by a tiny band of civilized survivors and a group of barbarians over a precious cache of gasoline
The dismissal by Terry Hayes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spans the years 1972 to 1975 in Australian politics which led to the fall of Billy Snedden, the rise of Malcolm Fraser, the sacking of Dr. Jim Cairns and the resignation of Rex Connor. Culminates in the dismissal of Gough Whitlam as Prime Minister
The Year my voice broke by John Duigan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the year 1962, a young prepubescent boy in rural Austrailia watches painfully as his best friend and first love, an older girl, blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, setting off a chain of events that irreversibly changes the lives of everyone involved."--IMDb.com
The man from Snowy River by Fox Video (Firm)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man sets out to tame a wild herd of horses. Taking on a challenge many men had attempted before him he rides deep into the trecherous and untamed wilderness of his native timberlands
Happy Feet by George Miller( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young penguin named Mumbles cannot sing like the other penguins but can he can tap dance and he learns that being different can be good
Dead calm by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe and Rae Ingram (Neill and Kidman) do the right thing and rescue the half-delerious sole survivor of a crippled schooner. But soon the stranger will plunge the unwary pair into an intense battle of cat and mouse. And life or death"--Container
Babe by Dick King-Smith( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of an unprejudiced heart and how it changed our valley forever". So begins Babe, a movie with a barnyard full of unforgettable characters
Zeus and Roxanne by Tom Benedek( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A friendship no one thought possible. An adventure no one will ever forget. Zeus is a rowdy little ruffhouse of a dog, but no less rough around the edges than his owner, Terry and his son, Jordan. They've moved next door to Mary Beth, a marine biologist who is totally pre-occupied with studying Roxanne, a delightful dolphin, and keeping a watchful eye on her two uncontrollable daughters. But what Mary Beth and Terry are about to discover, is that Zeus and Roxanne are developing an unexpected relationship
Mad Max. Le défi by George Miller( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après avoir vu sa famille et son collègue massacrés par une bande de motards, Max Rockatansky vit désormais en marge, sillonnant les routes de ce pays livré à la violence et à la loi du plus fort au volant de son bolide. Alors qu'il recherche de quoi faire le plein de son véhicule, il est attaqué par un homme qui possède une autogire. Max réussit à le maitriser et le fait prisonnier. L'homme en question l'informe qu'il pourrait trouver autant de carburant qu'il veut dans une raffinerie gérée par une trentaine de personnes. Le pétrole étant devenu la ressource la plus précieuse et la plus rare, la raffinerie est constamment assaillie par une bande mobile, menée par le Seigneur Humungus. Des milliers de litres d'essence sont stockés dans une citerne. La petite communauté souhaite la déplacer afin d'échapper au Seigneur Humungus et ses hommes. Max leur propose son aide : en échange de quelques litres, il leur fournit un camion capable de tirer la citerne. Mais, en ramenant le camion à la raffinerie, Max s'est fait d'implacables ennemis. Humungus et toute sa bande, et en particulier Wez (Vernon Wells), qui ne le lâchera plus." (Source : jaquette)
The Last outlaw( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An unmistakable Australian icon -a smoking revolver, two piercing eyes behind a makeshift mask of armour. But beyond the armour, behind the eyes was a man both ruthless and gentle, rugged and kind - the infamous last outlaw, Ned Kelly was his name. Both revered and reviled throughout the ages Ned Kelly (John Jarratt, Wolf Creek) was an Irish-Australian battler-cum-bushranger, fiercely independent and pushed into action by the repressive colonial authorities of the time. From the creative team behind Against The Wind, accurately presented and meticulously researched to the finest detail, The Last Outlaw examines the life of Ned Kelly, and expounds the legend from early indiscretions and the formation of his gang through to the violent killings at Stringy Bark Creek, culminating in his explosive last stand and shoot out at Glenrowan. Also featuring Sigrid Thornton, Steve Bisley, Gerard Kennedy, Julia Blake, Lewis Fitz-Gerald and a throng of first-class Australian talent The Last Outlaw is a remarkable four-part miniseries presentation that deflects historical judgement and allows the legend to live on"--Container
Lorenzo's oil by Mi le( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the USA, Lorenzo Odene, a normal child until age 7, is diagnosed as suffering from A L D. His parents search for a cure
 
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