Most widely held works about Lamont Johnson
Most widely held works by Lamont Johnson
Jack and the beanstalk ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 libraries worldwide
A boy trades a cow for five magic sprouting beans, then climbs the resulting beanstalk and stumbles onto an incredible adventure.
Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered.
Willa Cather's Paul's case ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of, from a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take.
Paul's case ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Young, working-class Paul, fantasizes about escaping his existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of ... However, when reality finally hits, he realizes the desperate course he must take.
Wallenberg a hero's story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Presented is the story of Raoul Wallenberg, who was a hero that helped over 100,000 Hungarian Jews escape from the Nazis during the Holocaust.
The twilight zone. Vol. 1 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Night of the meek, Art Carney is a forlorn department store Santa who takes to drinking - only to find himself experiencing the nicest Christmas ever. The Invaders concerns an impoverished woman, living alone, who is stalked by sinister, tiny spacemen in her small cabin after a flying saucer crash lands on her roof. Nothing in the dark concerns a paranoid old woman who has barricaded herself inside her home, afraid of letting Mr. Death in the door. When gunshots ring out and a police officer lies wounded outside her house she must decide whether or not to aid the victim.
Lincoln ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Reveals the political and personal struggles of President Lincoln as he guided the nation through the Civil War while confronting his own family tragedies.
The twilight zone. Vol. 3 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
In Kick the can: A children's game somehow offers rejuvenative powers to an old man. In Steel: Lee Marvin's boxing robot breaks so he must enter the fight disguised as his own robot. In Game of pool: A young pool player finds himself playing against a long-dead master pool shark, with his life as the stakes. In Walking distance: An advertising agent visits his home town and slips thirty years into his childhood.
The last American hero ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
As a child Junior Jackson's only worry was staying out of reform school. Then his father was thrown in jail for moonshining. Jackson would begin stock car racing to raise money for his father, but he soon became a star in the racing world.
Blake Edwards' Peter Gunn. Set 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Peter Gunn is the perfect detective. Handsome, smart, two-fisted and a straight shooter. He has a girlfriend that can melt butter at twenty yards, a network of informants throughout the Los Angeles underworld, and a smokey jazz club to call home.
J-a-c-k and the beanstalk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
After trading a cow for five magic sprouting beans, Jack climbs the resulting fullgrown beanstalk and has an encounter with two giants.
The broken chain ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
In the midst of the Revolutionary War, two Iriquois tribal brothers are caught up in a fight to keep their people and their land from destruction of approaching settler.
The execution of Private Slovik ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
The story of the only American deserter to be executed in World War II.
The McKenzie break ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 100 libraries worldwide
A World War II adventure set in a Scottish prisoner-of-war camp. German prisoners of war are plotting a daring escape, and it's up to a brash Allied officer to stop them.
Spacehunter adventures in the forbidden zone ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
In 2136, Wolff answers a distress call and agrees to rescue three maidens who are being kidnapped by henchmen of Overdog.
The twilight zone. Volume 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
An impoverished woman, living alone, is stalked by sinister, tiny spacemen in her small cabin after a flying saucer crash lands on her roof (1st work). A paranoid old woman has barricaded herself inside her home, afraid of letting Mr. Death in the door. When gunshots ring out and a police officer lies wounded outside her house she must decide whether or not to aid the victim (2nd work).
Gore Vidal's Lincoln ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The story of Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln during the Civil War.
The brothers Rico ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
A businessman and husband is contacted by his former mafia boss, and is drawn back into the danger of the mob, putting his family on the line.
The twilight zone. Collection 5 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Rod Serling narrates voyages into the paranormal.
Lipstick ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A fashion model seeks revenge on the man who brutally attacked and raped her.
American Civil War (1861-1865) Androids Beans California--Los Angeles Cather, Willa,--1873-1947 Children's films Children--Conduct of life Detectives Drama Employee theft Fairy tales Fantasy television programs Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction television programs Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Giants Historical films History Hungary Jews Juvenile works Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 Magic Man-woman relationships New York (State)--New York Older people Organized crime Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh Pool (Game) Presidents Science fiction television programs Science fiction television programs Short films Short films Short stories, American Supernatural Television mini-series Television programs Television series Underground movements, War United States Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wallenberg, Raoul,--1912-1947 Working class World War (1939-1945)
Johnson, Ernest Lamont, Jr. 1922-2010
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