WorldCat Identities

King, Alan 1927-2004

Works: 134 works in 319 publications in 6 languages and 9,821 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Crime films  Juvenile works  Humor  Historical films  Children's films  Anecdotes  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Producer, Host, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alan King
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
The brave little toaster goes to Mars by Robert C Ramirez( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master's baby Robbie has been mysteriously beamed to Mars, and it's up to the heroic electrical appliances to bring him safely home
Enemies a love story by Arkady Leokum( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is beset by problems, not the least of which is being simultaneously married to three women
Matzo balls for breakfast : and other memories of growing up Jewish by Alan King( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of anecdotes from celebrities about their Jewish childhoods includes contributions by Billy Joel, Billy Crystal, Michael Bloomberg, Woody Allen, and Steven Spielberg
Cat's eye by Stephen King( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wandering supernatural feline's trio of adventures. The staff at Quitter, Inc. promises to help a nicotine addict kick the habit. If he doesn't, someone in his family might get smoked. Then a luckless gambler is forced into a bet involving a stroll around the outside of a building's 30th floor - on a 5 inch ledge. Then a young schoolgirl is rescued from a vile, doll-sized troll
Help! I'm a prisoner in a Chinese bakery by Alan King( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV and night club comic's humorous protests against the trials and discomforts of upper middleclass life
Anybody who owns his own home deserves it by Alan King( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedian Alan King voices his opinion of suburban living
The Anderson tapes by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly released from prison, an ex-con assembles his professional pals and plans a multi-million dollar robbery of an entire luxury apartment house. He is unaware that a hoard of lawmen are recording their activities
Is salami and eggs better than sex? : memoirs of a happy eater by Alan King( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit the deck( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other guys try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral
Shalom Sesame( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun-filled, fact-filled journey to Israel and its rich cultural heritage. A holiday special where the kids join the Sesame gang for a Chanukah celebration. Take a trip down memory lane to beautiful Modi'in and the land of the Maccabees. Play everyone's favorite game "Dreidel of Fortune" and the grouchy gourmet cooks up delicious jellyfish doughnuts
Miracle in the rain by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secretary accepts an impulsive marriage proposal from an army private just before he is dispatched overseas to fight in World War II. When she receives news of his death, her suffering becomes unbearable-- until a miracle occurs
A stranger in the mirror by Sidney Sheldon( Recording )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby Temple and Jill Castle, film star and ingenue, have a passionate and ruthless love
Memories of me( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Billy Crystal and Alan King keep you in stitches in director Henry Winkler's heartwarming comedy about a feuding father and son who discover that love is a family trait."--Container
New York the way it was( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a sentimental journey back home to New York the way you remember it in three glorious hours of vintage photographs, rare home movies and reminiscenses with old friends and neighbors
Author! Author! by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playwright Travalian has a Broadway play in rehearsal. His wife leaves him, leaving behind four children from her previous marriages plus his own son for him to raise alone. Add to that his leading actress wants to move in with him
Alan King's great Jewish joke book by Alan King( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of Jewish jokes under such categories as the Jewish psyche, bar/bat mitzvahs, Jewish boys and men, Jewish mothers, rabbis, and observance
Jack Russell dog detective dog den mystery by Darrel Odgers( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I applied my super sniffer to the job. The strange dog scent was stronger. That meant the strange dog was in the dog den. Had the dog nappers struck already? Were they planning a wave of dognappings all over Doggeroo? When Jack and Sarge move to the town of Doggeroo, Jack soon notices that things are going missing. He doesn't mind when an old boot from the yard disappears, but when his squeaker bone, dinner, dinner bowl and blanket vanish, Jack knows that something sinister is afoot. Jack Russell is a dog-detective with a nose for whodunit and, though he is often hampered by the well-meaning but bumbling "Red", he always manages to sniff out his quarry in the end
The Helen Morgan story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Helen Morgan, the grand dame of torch singers during the Roaring Twenties in Chicago
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Alternative Names
Alan King acteur américain

Alan King Amerikaans acteur (1927-2004)

Alan King amerikansk skådespelare

Alan King amerikansk skodespelar

Alan King amerikansk skuespiller

Alan King amerykański aktor komediowy

Alan King attore statunitense

Alan King US-amerikanischer Komödiant und Schauspieler

Kniberg, Irwin 1927-2004

Алан Кинг

אלן קינג

ألان كينغ

آلن کینگ بازیگر آمریکایی



Matzo balls for breakfast : and other memories of growing up JewishCat's eyeAlan King's great Jewish joke bookJack Russell dog detective dog den mysteryThe Helen Morgan story