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Allen, Karen 1951-

Overview
Works: 199 works in 894 publications in 7 languages and 24,897 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  College life films  Juvenile works  Historical films  Christmas films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Contributor, Author, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Karen Allen
 
Most widely held works by Karen Allen
The Sandlot by David Mickey Evans( Visual )

56 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,134 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
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

53 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 3,107 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
Raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

53 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,102 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
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in English and held by 2,056 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 can stand except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
Scrooged by Bill Murray( Visual )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,737 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in English and held by 942 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 isn't picked up by his mothership in three days he'll die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
The perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 910 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
Raiders of the lost ark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones, an archeologist, embarks on a thrilling quest to locate the mystical Ark of the Covenant. Accompanied by his fiesty ex-flame Marion Ravenwood, Indy must discover the Ark before the Nazis do, and he has to survive poison, traps, snakes and treachery to do so
The silent boy by Lois Lowry( Recording )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, the precocious ten-year-old daughter of the town doctor, befriends a retarded boy.--
Indiana Jones and the raiders of the lost ark by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

48 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana Jones battles fierce Nazis in hopes of stopping them from using the power of the lost Ark of the Covenant. Bonus features include featurettes, galleries, web link, storyboard sequence, introduction, and much more
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 527 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 500 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 )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 490 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
November Christmas( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 472 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 basket( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 431 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
The glass menagerie by Paul Newman( Visual )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy, crippled girl and her troubled brother, trapped in a claustrophobic family situation, try to escape from their mother's fantasies and find their own identities
Cruising by William Friedkin( Visual )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 372 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
Starman by John Carpenter( Visual )

53 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden (Karen Allen), a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman, played by Jeff Bridges) 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
Running from the law by Lisa Scottoline( Recording )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 241 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
King of the hill( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Underneath: A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend
 
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Karen Alen

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Κάρεν Άλεν

Карен Ален

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Карън Алън

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