Most widely held works about Buck Henry
Most widely held works by Buck Henry
The graduate ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,754 libraries worldwide
A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner.
The graduate ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 1,466 libraries worldwide
A recent college graduate from an affluent family is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, then subsequently falls in love with her daughter.
Catch-22 ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of fliers in the Mediterranean during World War II.
Grumpy old men ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
The story of neighborhood curmudgeons whose long-running feud becomes an all-out rivalry when an attractive widow moves into the house across the street.
Get Smart ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
The headquarters of the U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised, so the Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart. The competent and beautiful Agent 99 is assigned to work with Agent 86, the bungling Maxwell Smart. The agents know the task of taking down KAOS, their evil crime nemesis, will not be an easy assignment. KAOS has plans for world domination but Agent 99 and Agent 86 will do whatever it takes to thwart that plan.
Short cuts ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation, a group of peoples' lives in Los Angeles intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. While they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, these same folks also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away. A look at human life and American culture with over 20 lives interweaving.
The man who fell to Earth ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
An alien, on a mission to obtain water, becomes the head of a large corporation. Ultimately he is overwhelmed by American capitalism and a relationship with a women. Includes director Roeg's full uncut version.
What's up, doc ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and German and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Four red plaid traveling cases-- one of each belonging to a befuddled Iowa musicologist, a strange but bright young woman, a rich matron and a suspicious fellow-- are mixed up at a San Francisco hotel, with hilarious results.
Heaven can wait ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Joe Pendleton, a Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally goes to heaven after a car accident, and returns to earth in the body of another man who was a corporate giant. After deciding to resume his place with the Rams (by purchasing the team), Pendleton must also deal with the consequences of the former businessman's actions.
To die for ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 571 libraries worldwide
In a small town in New Hampshire, a media sensation erupts over a murder case against Suzanne Stone. She is accused of persuading teenagers to kill her husband, Larry Maretto. Obsessed with becoming a TV personality, she views her husband's desire for children as an impediment to her career.
Defending your life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles boulevard listening to Barbra Streisand sing "Something's Coming" when something came - a bus. One head-on crash later, Daniel wakes up deceased. And his troubles are just beginning ... Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks ... for a witty peek at the afterlife where you can eat all you want and not gain an ounce. But there's a catch: you're saddled with Defending Your Life. If you can't make a case for having lived a full and fearless one, you must go back to Earth and try again. Daniel's life was far from fearless. But after he meets ... Julia (Streep), he's determined not to go back"--Container.
Get Smart ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Agent 86 is the bungling secret agent Maxwell Smart. He works for CONTROL. They are on a mission to battle the forces of their evil crime nemesis known as KAOS. Smart has along side him the competent and beautiful Agent 99. The headquarters of the U.S. spy agency CONTROL is attacked and the identities of its agents are compromised. The Chief has no choice but to promote his analyst Maxwell Smart, who has dreamed of working in the field with superstar Agent 23. Smart will do whatever it takes to thwart the latest plot for world domination by KAOS.
Defending your life ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Daniel Miller was tooling along a Los Angeles boulevard listening to Barbra Streisand sing "Something's Coming" when something came - a bus. One head-on crash later, Daniel wakes up deceased. And finds his troubles are just beginning. Stage and screen favorite Meryl Streep joins writer/director/star Brooks for a witty, highly acclaimed peek at the afterlife. Make that a laughterlife whose comforts include eating all you want and not gaining an ounce. Alas, there's a catch: you're also saddled with Defending Your Life. If you can't make a case for having lived a full and fearless one, you must go back to Earth and try again. But Daniel, whose life was far from fearless, doesn't want to go back. Not after he meets Julia, a remarkable woman who's going places a lot more evolved than L.A.
Town & country ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Revelations of his best friend's affair drive wealthy architect, Porter, to begin questioning his own life and marriage. In search of some meaning to their rapidly disintegrating lives, the two guys go on a cross-country trip to figure their lives out.
Get Smart. Season 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Maxwell Smart is bumbling Agent 86 of CONTROL, the secret agency created to fight the evil KAOS organization. Invariably, Smart's bumbling style lands him in hot water. Lucky for him, Agent 99 is there to bail him out.
Aria ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Ten of the world's best-known film makers were given a free hand to make real any vision.
Get Smart. Season 2 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Max and 99 pursue their elusive KAOS adversaries around the world - going from Greenland to the scorching sands of the Sahara desert; come face-to-face with their dastardly foes; stay in a Bedoin tent; stay at the "Pussycat Club;" and deep beneath the eaves in a secret KOAS submarine. The madcap misadventures just get funnier.
Gloria ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
An ex-gun moll and showgirl is suddenly forced to protect a child whose parents have been rubbed out by the mob.
Protocol ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
A daffy Washington D.C. waitress saves a visiting Arab dignitary from an assassination attempt and goes from serving drinks to serving her country in the State Department's protocol branch.
The day of the dolphin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Dr. Terrell is a researcher who, along with his wife Maggie), are investigating dolphin intelligence, believing they have the capability of speech. Harold DeMilo, in charge of a major corporation, sponsors their work. But undercover work by government agent Curtis Mahoney reveals that DeMilo is working with a right-wing group planning to kidnap the dolphins and use them to blow up the presidential yacht. Jake and Maggie have to race against time to save both their dolphins and the president.
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