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Brown, David 1916-2010

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Most widely held works by David Brown
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

42 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and held by 4,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

92 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
A few good men by Rob Reiner( Visual )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator (Moore) in a politically-explosive murder case. Charged with defending two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier, they are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor - including its most sacred code and its most formidable warrior (Nicholson)"--Container
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

49 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case that no one is supposed to win
Nanny McPhee returns by Emma Thompson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nanny McPhee appears at the farmhouse door of a busy young mother Isabel Green, she discovers that Mrs. Green's children are in an all-out household war with their two spoiled city cousins. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and an elephant that turns up in the oddest places, Nanny McPhee uses her magic to show the children five valuable lessons, the most important of which is how to get along
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon( Visual )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Randall is a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743. She is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives
Along came a spider by Marc Moss( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigatore psicologico e criminologico disincantato, depresso per un recente fallimento, Alex Cross accetta di aiutare Jezzie Flanningan, giovane agente decisionista dell'FBI, nel risolvere il caso di una bambina, figlia di un senatore, rapita da un criminale megalomane. (Morandini)
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

31 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1930's Chicago, this story deals with two con men who seek revenge on a big-time gangster who was responsible for the murder of their friend
Outlander( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Outlander continues, Claire and Jamie's relationship is tested by ruthless Redcoats, volatile clan politics, and a brutal witch trial, which force Jamie and Claire to escape to a new home. Just when their life as a married couple begins to take shape, Jamie is once again drawn into Captain Randall's darkness. Ultimately, Claire discovers there is a fate worse than death as she struggles to save Jamie's heart, as well as his soul
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we've got something here."--Griffin Mill. Griffin is a slick, successful film studio vice president whose primary duty is to listen to story pitches from a constant stream of writers. Like all Hollywood producers, he's always looking over his shoulder, and he thinks up-and-comer Larry Levy is after his job. Along with power lunches, corporate in-fighting, and bottom-line priorities, a mysterious someone--probably an ignored and angry screenwriter--has been leaving him threatening postcards. When he finally takes action, his cool aplomb deserts him, things go seriously sideways, and Griffin's world begins falling apart
Kiss the girls by James Patterson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Alex Cross and key witness, Kate McTeirnan hunt the kidnapper of eight young women, including Cross's niece
Outlander( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie Fraser, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate relationship is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( Visual )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America
Jaws 2 by Jeannot Szwarc( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been four years since that marauding great white shark terrorized the small summer resort of Amity; but the shark that Police Chief Brody destroyed wasn't the only one in the ocean! The same heart-stopping suspense and gripping adventure that enthralled movie audiences throughout the world in Jaws returns in this worthy sequel to that film classic
MacArthur by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama of one of the most controversial public figures of his time, General Douglas MacArthur
Deep impact by Mimi Leder( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deep Impact" is the story of the world's reaction to a death sentence. As a comet approaches the earth, each individual struggles in the face of extinction to find what most matters to him or her
The sugarland express by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, a desperate mother (Goldie Hawn) attempts to reunite her family by any means necessary including helping her husband escape prison, kidnapping a Texas state trooper and leading the police on a wild chase across the state in an effort to save her son from adoption
How I got that story by Overseas Press Club of America( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A few good men
Alternative Names
Brown, D. R.

Brown, D. R. L.

Brown, Dan

David Brown americký filmový a divadelní producent a spisovatel

David Brown producer

David Brown producteur américain

David Brown produttore cinematografico statunitense

David Brown US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Journalist

Дэвид Браун

דייוויד בראון

دايفيد براون

دیوید براون

데이비드 브라운

デイヴィッド・ブラウン

ブラウン, デイヴィッド

ブラウン, デビッド

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ChocolatA few good menThe verdictAlong came a spiderCocoonThe stingThe playerAngela's ashes