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Murphy, Michael 1938-

Works: 114 works in 482 publications in 8 languages and 23,664 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Screwball comedy films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Dark comedy films  Political films  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Michael Murphy
Most widely held works by Michael Murphy
Manhattan by Woody Allen( Visual )

117 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Davis is a successful comedy writer whose wife, having left him for another woman, is now embarking on a book about their failed marriage. Isaac happily consoles himself in the arms of an adoring 17-year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who happens to be his best friend's mistress
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave
Away from her by Sarah Polley( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders
The year of living dangerously by Peter Weir( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Hamilton, an ambitious Australian reporter on his first overseas assignment, is befriended by a Eurasian cameraman, Billy Kwan, with connections in high places. Hamilton soon gains an entree to Indonesian Communist Party leaders, as well as insight into Jakarta's grim realities on the eve of a major political upheaval
Batman by Tim Burton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces a warped and deformed individual known as Penguin, who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping Peguin become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt to expose Batman in a different light. However, earlier, Selina Kyle, Max's secretary, is thrown from the top of a building and is transformed into Catwoman. Batman must attempt to clear his name, while deciding just what must be done with the Catwoman
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. His decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered man from Iowa travels to San Francisco for a convention and ends up in a screwball situation in which he must recover four identical bags
Batman returns by Tim Burton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman must face the Penguin and Catwoman in this nightmarish tale
Salvador by Oliver Stone( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980, Richard Boyle, a veteran war photographer whose career needs a boost, heads for El Salvador to cover the civil war there. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerrillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. After the murder of Archbishop Romero, the rape and murder of an American nurse and three nuns, and the death of a fellow journalist, Boyle attempts to escape El Salvador with his Salvadorean girlfriend Maria and her family
Jesse James( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and the legend of the infamous outlaw Jesse James. Looks at his formative years in a Southern household dependent on slave labor and as a member of a vicious band of Missouri guerrillas during the Civil War. Describes his life as a violent criminal, as he and his gang moved on to robbing banks, stagecoaches, and railroads in the post-war era. Relates how James was eventually killed when one of his own gang members shot him in the back for the bounty on his head
Live from Baghdad( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1990, CNN was a 24-hour news network in search of a 24-hour story. They were about to find it in Baghdad. Up against the three big networks, Wiener, a veteran producer, along with his longtime producing partner and their team of rebels with a cause, take the biggest risks to get the biggest stories - unlike their rivals - live at a moment's notice
The front by Martin Ritt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Price, a restaurant cashier, poses as a writer so that blacklisted authors can submit their work through him, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand when he is forced to testify at an investigative congressional committee hearing
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Julia! America's favorite chef( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and legacy of Julia Child is remembered and celebrated in this special program. The film tells two love stories: one between Julia and Paul Child, the other between Julia and French food. It includes photos never before seen
Heights( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows five people over a 24 hour period on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. Isabel's mother, Diana, learns that her husband has a new lover and begins to re-think her life choices and, especially, her open marriage. Diana and Isabel's paths cross with Alec, a young actor, and with Peter, a journalist. Isabel, Jonathan, Diana, Alec, and Peter must choose what kind of lives they will lead before the sun comes up on the next day
American experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look at the myth and the man behind it, who, in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan boy to the most feared man in the West and an enduring western icon
According to Greta( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebellious 17-year-old, who is contemplating suicide, is sent to her grandparents house for the summer. She soon begins a interracial romance with a young cook who has a criminal past, confronts a tragic family secret, and just may discover the promising young woman hidden beneath her sarcastic shell. Just when she is looking for a way out, she just may find her way back in
Wyatt Earp( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a young man, Wyatt Earp was a caricature of the Western lawman, spending his days drinking in saloons, gambling, and visiting brothels. He gained notoriety as the legendary gunman in the shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, but shortly after his death in 1929, distressed Americans down on their luck transformed Wyatt Earp into a folk hero. In the tradition of Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill, and other AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Western histories, Wyatt Earp examines an ordinary man's role in that larger-than-life story, and how he became the legend that lives on today"--Container
Tanner '88( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1988 presidential campaign, Democratic hopefuls spiritedly canvass the country, jostle for their party's nomination and the honor of opposing Republican Vice President George Bush. Then Senator Jack Tanner suddenly emerges from the shadows of a lengthy political hiatus to challenge candidates such as Al Gore, Jesse Jackson, Gary Hart, and Michael Dukakis. Tanner is a fictitious presidential candidate who goes out on the campaign trail to shed light on America's political process and landscape
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Michael Murphy acteur

Michael Murphy acteur amricain

Michael Murphy attore statunitense

Michael Murphy US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Michael Murphy yhdysvaltalainen elokuva- ja televisionyttelij

Murphy, Michael George 1938-

Murphy, Mike 1938-

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Майкъл Мърфи

מייקל מרפי

مایکل مورفی (بازیگر) بازیگر آمریکایی

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