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Allen, Karen 1951-

Overview
Works: 264 works in 850 publications in 7 languages and 23,920 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Sports films  Historical films  Christmas films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Singer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Karen Allen
 
Most widely held works by Karen Allen
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

100 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Indy ... and his feisty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood ... dodge booby-traps, fight Nazis and stare down snakes in their incredible worldwide quest for the mystical Ark of the Covenant"--Container
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

55 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
The sandlot : heading home by David Mickey Evans( Visual )

42 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1960's, this comedy focuses on a fifth grader who can't throw a baseball but is recruited by the leader of a neighborhood gang to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a summer he'll never forget
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men that no one except Dean Wormer can stand. The dean enlists the help of that fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
Scrooged by Richard Donner( Visual )

43 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways
John Carpenter's Starman by John Carpenter( Visual )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he is not picked up by his mothership in three days he will die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
The perfect storm by George Clooney( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623
The silent boy by Lois Lowry( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, the precocious ten-year-old daughter of the town doctor, befriends a mentally disabled boy
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Charles Trask grow up in the shadow of their father, Cyrus. Cyrus prefers Adam, inciting jealousy in his younger son. Adam is signed up for the cavalry, while Charles works on the family farm. Reuniting years later, the brothers live in peace until a beautiful woman nearly beaten to death arrives on their front porch. Adam nurses her back to health and falls blindly in love. But Cathy hides a cruel past. Adam and Cathy marry and have twin boys. Cathy soon deserts the family, showing up later as "Kate," the madam of an upscale brothel. Adam's sons have a relationship that mirrors his own. Adam's business venture fails and depletes the family fortune. One son seeks out his mother, who has been long assumed dead
The sky is falling by Sidney Sheldon( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular, charismatic American family experiences a series of terrible tragedies, and when an anchorwoman investigates, she begins to discover evidence that seems unbelievable.--
Cleopatra : destiny's queen by Monte Markham( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about people who live on the fine line between fantasy and reality. A strong willed mother imposes her dreams on her shy daughter. The daughter finds solace from her brother and a gentleman friend
The basket( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picturesque story of the landscapes through the territory of the human heart. A Pacific Northwest logging community in 1918 struggles to come to terms with the pain and prejudice of wartime America. Weaving an unlikely thread of forbidden love, racial tension, German opera lessons and a new game called basketball
November Christmas( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanessa Marks returns to her hometown library to read to children the book that she wrote, "November Christmas." The book is about her serious illness as a child and how her family and community teamed up to move Halloween to August and Christmas to November to help her
The adventures of Indiana Jones by Frank Marshall( Visual )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Raiders of the lost ark, archaeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant -- an artifact of immeasurable value and the reputed source of unlimited power. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India where he undercovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, after Nazis kidnap Indy's father, the foremost authority on the Holy Grail, an artifact reputed to have the power to give and take life, Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks in order to find his father and the Grail
Cruising by William Friedkin( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Burns is sent undercover to find a serial killer who brutally slays and dismembers gay men in New York's S & M subculture. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the rules of this little society
King of the hill by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Aaron Kurlander uses his wit, imagination and fearless sense of adventure to survive against seemingly unbeatable odds in depression-ear St. Louis
Running from the law by Lisa Scottoline( Recording )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agreeing to represent a respected judge in a scandalous sexual harassment suit by his secretary, wisecracking lawyer Rita Morrone Hamilton is stunned when the trial turns deadly
White Irish drinkers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, in which two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but ineffective mother are caught up in a life of petty crime. Older brother Danny concocts a daring scheme to steal enough money for the two to escape, timed around the chaos of an upcoming Rolling Stones concert
Shaka Zulu : the last great warrior( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaka Zulu was a child of prophecy who grew to become the greatest Zulu leader in history. This is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his struggle to unite his people against the largest empire in the world. As England expands its colonies into Africa, a new nation is forming around the strength of Shaka Zulu's rise to power through bloody civil wars. His fight for freedom is full of thunderous action, heroism and heart
 
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Karen Alen

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The sandlot : heading homeNational Lampoon's Animal houseJohn Carpenter's StarmanThe silent boyThe sky is fallingCleopatra : destiny's queenThe basketThe adventures of Indiana Jones