WorldCat Identities

King, Alan 1927-2004

Works: 148 works in 383 publications in 6 languages and 10,332 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Crime films  Buddy films  Biography  Juvenile works  Humor  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Producer, Host, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alan King
Rush hour 2 by Brett Ratner( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's vacation time for Det. Carter and he finds himself alongside Det. Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more a little more excitement. Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at the American Embassy in Hong Kong. Things get complicated as the pair stumble onto a counterfeiting plot between a L.A. crime boss and a Triad leader. A trip back to the U.S. may provide the answers about the bombing, the counterfeiting, and the true allegiance of a sexy customs agent
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ace Rothstein and Nicky Santoro, mobsters who move to Las Vegas to make their mark, live and work in this paradoxical world. Seen through their eyes, each as a foil to the other, the details of mob involvement in the casinos of the 1970's and '80's are revealed. Ace is the smooth operator of the Tangiers casino, while Nicky is his boyhood friend and tough strongman, robbing and shaking down the locals. However, they each have a tragic flaw--Ace falls in love with a hustler, Ginger, and Nicky falls into an ever-deepening spiral of drugs and violence
The brave little toaster goes to Mars by Robert C Ramirez( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 830 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 Isaac Bashevis Singer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Holocaust survivor finds himself simultaneously involved with three women: the peasant who hid him from the Nazis during the war, a beautiful concentration camp survivor, and his first wife (who he was certain was dead)
Matzo balls for breakfast : and other memories of growing up Jewish by Alan King( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 480 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 )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 362 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
I'm telling you for the last time by Jerry Seinfeld( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy monologues performed by Jerry Seinfeld
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 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV and night club comic's humorous protests against the trials and discomforts of upper middleclass life
The Anderson tapes by Blue Wave( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 225 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
Anybody who owns his own home deserves it by Alan King( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedian Alan King voices his opinion of suburban living
Is salami and eggs better than sex? : memoirs of a happy eater by Alan King( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit the deck( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 183 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
Miracle in the rain by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 153 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
Author! Author! by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 149 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
Shalom Sesame( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 146 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
A stranger in the mirror by Sidney Sheldon( Recording )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby Temple and Jill Castle, film star and ingenue, have a passionate and ruthless love
New York the way it was( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 125 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
Memories of me( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and French and held by 124 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
Alan King's great Jewish joke book by Alan King( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 122 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 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
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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

אלן קינג שחקן אמריקאי

ألان كينغ

آلن کینگ بازیگر آمریکایی



CasinoMatzo balls for breakfast : and other memories of growing up JewishCat's eyeAlan King's great Jewish joke bookJack Russell dog detective : dog den mystery