WorldCat Identities

Parks, Van Dyke

Works: 233 works in 577 publications in 6 languages and 18,541 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Folk tales  Children's films  History  Television mini-series  Comedy films  Rock music 
Roles: Author, Composer, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Lyricist, Singer, Musician, Contributor, Actor
Classifications: PZ8.1.P2255, 813.4
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Van Dyke Parks
Most widely held works by Van Dyke Parks
Jump! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit by Van Dyke Parks( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of five folktales in which crafty Brer Rabbit tries to outsmart all the other creatures in the animal community
Jump again! : more adventures of Brer Rabbit by Van Dyke Parks( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brer Rabbit is at his lippity-clippity best, in his dapper courtship days when most all the folks in Hominy Grove live in cahoots like they've never had a falling out. Brer Rabbit and Brer Fox have their fusses, but when it comes to romance, Brer Rabbit just naturally shakes the eyelids off all the others
Broken trail by Walter Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a horse drive to Wyoming, a man and his estranged nephew meet a man transporting five Chinese girls to a brothel; the next morning he is gone with the drovers' money, leaving the girls behind. The intended buyer sends a hired gun out to retrieve her property, as the cowboys try to keep the girls safe, and deliver the herd of horses
Follow that bird( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kermit, Oscar, Bert, Ernie and Cookie Monster join Big Bird in a bighearted, cross-country adventure. A meddling social worker sends poor Big Bird off to live with a feathered foster family in Illinois. But try as he might, he doesn't fit in and runs away to return to Sesame Street. Now his old friends need to find him before he runs 'afowl' of trouble en route
Jump on over! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit and his family by Van Dyke Parks( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five tales in which Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and Brer Bear in order to ensure his family's survival during a drought
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator. Today, November 25 is observed in many Latin American countries as the International Day Against Violence Towards Women. This is based on the story of the Mirabal sisters, whose deaths became the final blow to the regime of Leonidas Trujillo, who was assassinated six months later
The company by Robert Altman( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film intended as a realistic look at an American ballet company. The story centers on the professional and personal life of Ry, a rising young ballet dancer. The film contains numerous performance and rehearsal excerpts from ballets in the repertory of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, spotlighting the company's acquisition of Robert Desrosiers' ballet The blue snake, first produced by the National Ballet of Canada in 1985. Desrosiers and American choreographer Lar Lubovitch, denoted only as "the choreographers," essentially play themselves in the film
Brian Wilson presents Smile by Brian Wilson( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New recordings of unreleased songs recorded in 1967 by the Beach Boys 1967 album, performed by Wilson and his touring band (not the original Beach Boys)
The people speak( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at social change throughout history, as seen through music, poetry, speeches, and more. Features interviews from activists and artists such as Josh Brolin, Don Cheadle, John Legend, Marisa Tomei, and many more
Harold and the purple crayon : the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series takes children on a magical adventure to new and exciting places filled with fun and interesting characters. Harold uses his purple crayon to draw characters and situations which help him learn and have fun
Call me Claus by Peter Werner( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy is a cranky, volatile producer at a home shopping network in charge of hiring the station's on-air Santa Claus. The "real" Santa, who finds himself at the end of his 200-year contract, must convince Lucy that she is the perfect candidate to fill his shoes
The adventures of Ociee Nash by Ty Pennington( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skyler Day stars as Ociee Nash, a spirited nine-year-old from rural Mississippi. Ociee's idyllic life is thrown into a tailspin when she's sent to live with her Aunt Mamie to become 'a young lady'
The SMiLE sessions by Beach Boys( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded between 1966 and 1967, Smile was intended to be a pop rock masterpiece as well as the follow up to the Beach Boys' acclaimed Pet Sounds album. But the master tapes were shelved, and the album was never released. Now this piece of rock history comes to life with a two-disc set that provides an in-depth overview of the recording sessions and the album itself
A child's celebration of lullaby( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lullabies with various singers such as Lena Horn, Kathie Lee Gifford, Linda Ronstadt, Raffi, Taj Mahal and many others
That lucky old sun by Brian Wilson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical love letter about Southern California. Brian Wilson continues the awe-inspiring concept album journey that has evolved since the Beach Boys' 1966 classic Pet Sounds. Features a mix of songs and spoken narratives
Ys by Joanna Newsom( Recording )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American tunes by Allen Toussaint( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasury of fairy tales( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two tales by Hans Christian Andersen, a classic from the Brothers Grimm, and a folktale from the swamps of Louisiana are read by four notable American actresses, accompanied by original music. These stories, about a baby girl the size of her mothers thumb, two baskets of talking eggs, a simple fisherman and his greedy wife, and an ancient Chinese emperor can help introduce children to the pleasures of reading aloud
Rogue's gallery : pirate ballads, sea songs & chanteys by Bono( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Chinatown, it is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.09 for Broken tra ... to 0.58 for Smile : th ...)

Jump on over! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit and his family
Alternative Names
Dyke, Parks van

Parks, Van D.

Parks, Van D. 1941-

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Van Dyke Parks

Van Dyke Parks acteur américain

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Van Dyke Parks Amerikaans acteur

Van Dyke Parks amerikansk komponist og skodespelar

Van Dyke Parks amerikansk komponist og skuespiller

Van Dyke Parks amerikansk kompositör och skådespelare

Van Dyke Parks compositore, arrangiatore e cantautore statunitense

Van Dyke Parks músico estadounidense

Van Dyke Parks US-amerikanischer Musiker, Komponist und Arrangeur

Van Dyke Parks yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

Ван Дайк Паркс

וון דייק פארקס

וון דייק פארקס שחקן אמריקאי

وان دیک پارکس بازیگر و آهنگساز آمریکایی


Jump again! : more adventures of Brer RabbitBroken trailFollow that birdJump on over! : the adventures of Brer Rabbit and his familyIn the Time of the ButterfliesThe companyHarold and the purple crayon : the complete seriesTreasury of fairy tales