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Stanton, Harry Dean 1926-

Overview
Works: 293 works in 973 publications in 8 languages and 35,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television programs  Suspense fiction  Fairy tales  Prison films  Fiction  History  Anthology television programs 
Roles: Actor, Interviewee, Performer, Singer, Other, Creator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Harry Dean Stanton
The green mile by Stephen King ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death Row guards at a penitentiary, in the 1930's, have a moral dilemma with their job when they discover one of their prisoners, a convicted murderer, has a special gift
Rango by Gore Verbinski ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rango is a lizard who imagines himself an actor who literally breaks the fourth wall of his terrarium when the hatchback car in which he is riding swerves and sends him careening. Abandoned in the desert amid the shards of his former home, Rango makes his way to the nearby town of Dirt, which is experiencing a mysterious water shortage. The actor in Rango seizes the opportunity to invent a grandiloquent new image for himself, and as in many a Western, the stranger in town is suddenly promoted to the rank of sheriff. Along the way to solving the mystery of the vanishing water supply, he must survive highway crossings, giant hawks, an army of bat-riding prairie dogs, and a gun slinging rattlesnake
Alien by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind
Pretty in pink by Howard Deutch ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She's a high school girl from the wrong side of town. He's the wealthy heart-throb who asks her to the prom. But as fast as their romance builds, it's threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
124 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An amnesiac, long thought dead, slowly begins to remember his past. He must reassemble the pieces of his life like a detective solving a mystery
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this controversial movie, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
The Straight story by David Lynch ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis
Repo man ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About a weathered repo man in desolate downtown Los Angeles, and the nihilistic middle-class punk he takes under his wing. The job becomes more than either of them bargained for when they get involved in reclaiming a mysterious, and other worldly, Chevy Malibu with a hefty reward attached to it. Featuring the ultimate early-eighties L.A. punk soundtrack, this grungily hilarious odyssey is a politically trenchant take on President Reagan's domestic and foreign policy
The mighty by Peter Chelsom ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With his loving and supportive mother, 13-year-old Kevin moves in next door to another teen, Max. though both have problems that label them as outcasts, Kevin and Max discover that by proudly combining their strengths on uniting as one, they can overcome their individual limitations and triumph over any adversity. As the two set out on a series of courageous adventures, they find the mightiest treasure of all: friendship!
Big love ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A polygamist and independent businessman lives in Salt Lake CIty with his three wives and seven children. He faces many challenges in meeting the emotional, romantic, and financial needs of his wives
Red dawn ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Communist paratroopers descend on a high school football field in Colorado, a group of the school's students wages an all-out guerrilla war to save their town and their country
Escape from New York by John Carpenter ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chilling vision of the future, the film takes plce in the year 1997, when New York has become an enclosed, maximum security penitentiary
Big love ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Season two ... finds the modern-day polygamist Bill Henrickson and his three wives struggling to pick up the pieces after first wife Barb's outing at the Beehive Mother of the Year Ceremony. Second wife Nicki, learning that it was her father, Roman Grant, Prophet of the Fundamentalist Juniper Creek compound, who betrayed them, battles conflicting family loyalties. And third wife Margene, newly pregnant, fights for a bigger piece of the family pie with an eye toward bringing a new wife and confidante into the fold. All of this domestic drama plays out against the backdrop of Bill's new, visionary business plans--which put him into direct conflict with his father-in-law and some rather unexpected and unsavory antagonists."--Container
Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Big love ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Henrickson is the enterprising suburban polygamist who has more than his hands full with three wives, a potential fourth, a growing brood of eight children, and a struggling gaming business meant to safeguard his family should they be 'outed' and his Home Plus superstores left vulnerable
Private Benjamin by Howard Zieff ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pampered, spoiled upper-middle class widow joins the army. The army will never be the same
Two-lane blacktop by Monte Hellman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A car-obsessed Driver and Mechanic aimlessly head East from L.A. in a souped-up 1955 Chevy, drag racing for money and thrills. Drifting across the Southwest, they keep being buzzed by a Pontiac GTO. They are joined by The Girl after she climbs into their car while the two are eating in a diner. Later at a gas station, the three meet "GTO" and challenge him to a cross-country race to Washington, D.C. for "pink slips," where the winner will get the loser's car. Along the way, however, they keep stopping to help each other, and winning seems far from their thoughts. The road is itself a place to live, is home, not just a way to move
Big love by Bill Paxton ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For years, Bill Henrickson wished for a world free from the corrupt 'Prophet' of Juniper Creek, Roman Grant. Now that Roman appears to be out of the picture, Bill and his family can breathe easily, or can they? Season 4 continues the Henricksons' story, as Bill launches another business venture: a Mormon-friendly casino. At the same time, Bill eschews a chance to seize the Prophet mantle at Juniper Creek in favor of an even more high-profile calling: running for State Senate in Utah
The pledge by Sean Penn ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran police detective, on the day of his retirement, handles the case of a seven-year-old girl who has been brutally murdered. When a mentally retarded man confesses to the murder and then kills himself, the detectives consider the case closed, but was he actually the murderer? Before long evidence is uncovered that suggests the girl was just one in a series of brutal killings involving young girls and a mysterious man
Rip Van Winkle ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who sleeps for 20 years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world
 
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Alternative Names
Dean Stanton, Harry 1926-
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Stanton, Dan 1926-
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English (346)
German (33)
Spanish (17)
French (14)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
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