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Garner, James

Works: 738 works in 1,549 publications in 8 languages and 44,643 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Interviews  History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Speaker, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Producer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Garner
The notebook by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

38 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a caranival. But they are separated by Allie's parents who dissaprove of Noah's unwealthy family, and move Allie away. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah after several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love still alive for Noah, stops by Noah's home to check on him. Seeing that their reunion has rekindled a passionate romance, Allie must now choose between true love and the match that her parents approve of
The great escape by John Sturges( Visual )

68 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Divine secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Andrew Marcus( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 2,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like mother, like daughter. Neither a hard-as-nails New York playwright nor her flaky Louisiana mother will take the necessary steps to mend their long-time rift. No, this is a job for the Sisterhood, sworn life-long friends who stage an outlandish "intervention" to bring daughter and mother back together again
Atlantis, the lost empire by Kirk Wise( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven to find the sunken mythical kingdom, young adventurer Milo discovers an ancient journal with clues to its hidden location. Together with a group of explorers, Milo sets off to the bottom of the sea where they found a lost continent of supreme technology and mystical power. But when a surprise takeover plot surfaces, Milo's mission turns from finding Atlantis to saving it
Space cowboys by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four test pilots who missed their trip to space get a second chance when they are called upon to repair an aging Russian satellite
Victor Victoria by Blake Edwards( Visual )

54 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman singer working on the cabaret circuit pretends to be a man pretending to be a woman. Things get even more complicated when she meets the man of her dreams. Set in Paris, France, in 1934
Maverick by Richard Donner( Visual )

46 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a handsome gambler, a charming lady scam artist and a lawman, all headed for a poker tournament held on a river boat with a $500,000 pot for the winner
My fellow Americans by Peter Segal( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two former Presidents are framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents. The two squabbling political foes plunge into a desperate and frantic search for the evidence that will establish their innocence. As they scramble through the real America, they get an unexpected crash course in how their policies affected the citizens
The land before time( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littlefoot has a vivid dream in which he imagines travelling to a place where there are many of his kind, and when he tells the story to his grandparents, they take it as a sign to set out and find this mysterious place. After days of travel they do indeed discover a new world where longneck dinosaurs are plentiful, including one they never expected to see -- Bron, Littlefoot's father, who went missing before he was born. While Littlefoot is thrilled to be reunited with his father, now he must choose if he should stay with Bron, or the grandparents who have cared for him for years
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an endearing comic love story, a gutsy divorced mother eager to make it as a horse trainer on a small desert ranch is courted by the town's most eligible widower and her ne'er-do-well ex-husband
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever
Unforgiven by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey
My name is Bill W.( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become the world's
The children's hour by William Wyler( Visual )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism--and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove
The Americanization of Emily( Visual )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Commander Charles E. Madison (Garner) loves his job: as 'dog robber' his duties consist of rounding up scarce delicacies and services, while safely avoiding combat. Admiral William Jessup (Douglas), however, is intent on having a sailor as the first casualty on D-Day - preferably with a film crew filming him. Having fallen for his English motor pool driver Emily (Andrews), freewheeling Madison struggles to escape being sent off to land on Omaha Beach as the cameraman
Support your local sheriff!( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming drifter becomes sheriff in a rough and tumble mining town where lawmen don't last a month
Battle for Terra by Aristomenis Tsirbas( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Terra, a peaceful utopian community where the natives happily go about their days in a culture that honors nature. Human beings have gobbled up all natural resources and damaged the environment of Earth beyond repair, destroyed two other planets, and are now on the hunt for a new home. They have their eyes set on Terra. The citizens of Terra have no idea of what lies in store for them: a sinister plan to convert their atmosphere to an oxygenated one suitable only to humans. Mala--an adventuresome and resourceful teenage girl--teams up with Jim, an Earth Force pilot who has crashed on Terra, to lead the battle so the Terrians can escape destruction
Breathing lessons by Anne Tyler( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a two-hour road trip to a neighboring town turns into an all-day adventure for Ira and Maggie Moran
Decoration day( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an estranged black friend refuses the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during World War II, retired judge Albert Finch, still mourning the death of his wife, tries to find out why and in the process solves a mystery, heals his friendship, saves a marriage, and falls in love
Sayonara by Joshua Logan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and French and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American Air Force major on leave in Japan after the Korean War falls in love with a Japanese actress. When they declare their love openly, they find themselves scorned equally by both the Japanese and Americans
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Bumgarner, James Scott.

Bumgarner, James Scott 1928-1214

Bumgarner, James Scott 1928-2014

The great escapeDivine secrets of the Ya-Ya SisterhoodSpace cowboysVictor VictoriaStreets of LaredoMy name is Bill W.The children's hourThe Americanization of Emily