Most widely held works about Jessica Lange
Most widely held works by Jessica Lange
Big fish ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth.
Tootsie ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,699 libraries worldwide
Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
O pioneers ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, an immigrant's daughter inherits her family's Nebraska farm and her father's fierce love for the land. Fifteen years later she has made the family a fortune through her canny management of the farm, but has never forgotten the young man who left the prairie to seek his fortune.
Rob Roy ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. But when Montrose's evil henchmen conspire to take the wealth for themselves, they thrust Rob into the most challenging battle of his life ... one that escalates into a bloody, exhilarating climax.
All that jazz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
The story of an obsessed, pill-popping, chain-smoking choreographer/director dancing simultaneously with love and death. But even while dying, he creates some great dancing. Based on the life of Bob Fosse.
Grey Gardens ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives.
Cape Fear ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden.
Titus ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of a victorious Roman general whose rigid code of honor and duty proves to be his downfall. A shocking journey into the depths of the human heart, a place where vengeance and passion reign supreme.
Tootsie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
"Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime"--Container.
Music box ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 657 libraries worldwide
"In this intense courtroom thriller, Chicago attorney Ann Talbot (Jessica Lange) agrees to defend her Hungarian immigrant father Mike Laszlo (Armin Mueller-Stahl) against accusations of heinous war crimes committed 50 years earlier. As the trial unfolds, Ann probes for evidence that will not only establish his innocence but also lay to rest her own agonizing doubts about his past. When ... the trial moves to her father's homeland ... crucial testimony plus Ann's personal investigation lead to astonishing results."--Container.
Sweet dreams ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Sweet Dreams is the true story of the legendary Patsy Cline, charting the most dramatic years of her efforts to become a top country singer.
Bonneville ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Faced with the decision of a lifetime, Arvilla Holden hijacks her two best friends and sets off in a vintage '66 Bonneville convertible across the great American West to deliver her husband's ashes to her step-daughter. What begins as a simple road trip for the trio, will end up becoming a chance to rediscover themselves, their friendship, the importance of promises and always living life to the fullest.
Losing Isaiah ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 libraries worldwide
A woman who has adopted an abandoned child to give it a new life has to fight for him when his birth mother shows up and wants him back.
Blue sky ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 584 libraries worldwide
An Army major assigned to monitor a top-secret nuclear test is thrust into the center of a high-level military conspiracy. The only person who has a chance to save him from the nightmare cover-up is his wife--the wife who has nearly ruined his career with her scandalous behavior.
The postman always rings twice ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Frank Chambers (Jack Nicholson) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Papadakis (John Colicos) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Jessica Lange). Frank and Cora quickly fall in love, and plot Nick's murder. Waiting for wedding bells to ring, the body count rises, the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned-and their plans are derailed one by one.
Crimes of the heart ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out.
Normal ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Roy and Irma are a devoted couple living a normal life in rural Illinois. At a party celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary, Roy inexplicably blacks out. As he awakens, it is with the realization that his life must change forever. Roy confesses to Irma that he's a woman trapped in a man's body and that he wants a sex change. A surprise to his wife, turns out to be a shock to the church-going community. Now Roy must face his friends, co-workers and his own children as he confronts his own transformation.
Don't come knocking ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Howard Spence, a washed-up Western movie star, uses alcohol, drugs, and young women to escape from the pain of his life. One day he suddenly flees the set of his latest Western on horseback and goes to visit his mother in Nevada. She tells him that he might have a grown son in Montana, where he once had a fling with a local waitress. Howard sets out to meet his son with an insurance agent from his abandoned film in pursuit.
Frances ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a small-town girl who tasted the glory in Hollywood and on Broadway, and then went on to lead a life in which everything went wrong. After winning a nationwide high school essay contest, Frances takes up acting, and escapes Seattle by winning a trip to Russia, ending up a contract player for Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Frances continually bucks the system, and her refusal to play the game gets her in trouble with studio bosses, publicity people, everyone. Her strong-willed mother steps in to help her, and that's when her troubles really begin--series of hospitalizations, brutally mistreatment, and finally, a lobotomy. Frances never really got a chance to be who she should have been, or to do what she could have done. She had every gift she needed in life except for luck, useful friends, and an instinct for survival.
Cat on a hot tin roof ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
In this turbulent tale of a southern family, sultry Maggie tries desperately to entice her tortured alcoholic husband into bed while fighting his brother and sister-in-law for dying Big Daddy's inheritance.
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