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Brown, David 1916-2010

Works: 211 works in 801 publications in 7 languages and 26,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Detective and mystery films  Gangster films  Horror films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Editor, Author, Interviewee, Production personnel, Creator, Director, pmn, Actor, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Brown
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

51 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and held by 4,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town's chief of police ..., a young marine biologist, and a grizzled shark hunter ... embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast before it strikes again"--Container
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

101 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,922 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 )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JAG defense lawyers are assigned the case of defending two US soldiers, accused of murdering a fellow soldier who were deemed to have 'broken the code'. They are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor
Nanny McPhee returns by Emma Thompson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,506 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
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1932 and a money runner is carrying the week's take -- $11,000 -- from an illegal gambling outfit in Joliet, Illinois, to the main office. On the way, three men con him out of the take. Mob boss Doyle Lonnegan discovers who pulled the job, and exacts revenge by having one of the con men, Luther Coleman thrown from a window. Lonnegan also orders a hit on Luther's partner, Johnny Hooker. To escape Lonnegan's wrath, Hooker goes to Chicago, to meet an old friend of Luther's, Henry Gondorff. To avenge Luther's death, they set up an elaborate plan -- a "long con"--To swindle an enormous sum out of Lonnegan so neatly that he won't even realize he's been conned
Along came a spider by Marc Moss( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Alex Cross has been asked to work on the case of a Senator's young daughter who was kidnapped from her exclusive Washington, D.C. school. It's up to Alex and a beautiful Secret Service agent to profile the kidnapper and find the girl
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

45 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,333 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 )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Alex Cross and key witness, Kate McTeirnan hunt the kidnapper of eight young women, including Cross's niece
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( Visual )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,095 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"--Container
Deep impact by Mimi Leder( Visual )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Deep Impact' is the story of the world's reaction to a death sentence. As a comet approaches the earth which might not be destroyed or divertedbefore it reaches earth, each individual struggles in the face of extinction to find what most matters to him or her
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A group of delightful and very human people meet up with some very bizarre and not-so-human beings in this Spielbergian sci-fi fantasy from director Ron Howard. Who are these visitors from a distant galaxy? They have come to earth on a rescue mission to retrieve a secret which has laid hidden on the ocean floor for thousands of years. They share a more wondrous adventure of love and friendship than they could ever have imagined"-- Case
The verdict( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which turns out to be a last chance at redeeming himself and his career
Jaws 2 by Jeannot Szwarc( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 682 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 )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama of one of the most controversial public figures of his time, General Douglas MacArthur
The sugarland express by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Lou Jean Poplin, who kidnapped a Texas State Trooper and led 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 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocoon : the return by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five years after the first "Cocoon," the friendly aliens from the planet Anterea return to Earth to rescue some incubation pods, which have been found by a team of scientists. The elderly people (Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley) who left Earth with them come along to visit with friends and family in Florida. Resuming their old lives proves alluring against the prospect of eternal life on Anterea. Meanwhile, the aliens try to rescue their children, with the help of scientist Sara (Courteney Cox)
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Outlander( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 207 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A few good men
ChocolatA few good menThe stingAlong came a spiderThe playerAngela's ashesDeep impactThe verdict
Alternative Names
Brown, D. R.

Brown, D. R. L.

Brown, Dan

Brown, David, 1916-

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

ডেভিড ব্রাউন

데이비드 브라운


ブラウン, デイヴィッド

ブラウン, デビッド


大衛·布朗 (製片人)