WorldCat Identities

Silver, Joan Micklin

Overview
Works: 74 works in 233 publications in 4 languages and 5,448 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Short films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Fairy tales  Fiction  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, pan, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Micklin Silver
 
Most widely held works by Joan Micklin Silver
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hot summer of 1919. While visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish cousin. However, the "make-over" works too well, as Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest. . .even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh
Hester Street by Joan Micklin Silver( Visual )

36 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Jewish woman comes to America in the 1890s, only to discover that her husband, Jake, has given up the ways of the old country, and taken up with a new girlfriend, and a new life
Crossing Delancey by Joan Micklin Silver( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single, independent woman is caught in a romantic quandary when her grandmother hires a Jewish matchmaker to find her a husband
A-- my name is Alice by Joan Micklin Silver( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alice enjoyed a long run at the Village Gate Off Broadway. This slick and lively revue created by a wide variety of comedy writers, lyricists and composers offers a marvelous kaleidoscope of contemporary women. Sophisticated, bawdy, funny and insightful, the twenty numbers portray friends, rivals, sisters and even members of an all women's basketball team."--Publisher's description
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Limbo by Joan Micklin Silver( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charms for the easy life( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gena Rowlands is Charlie Kate Birch, a fiercely independent family matriarch and maker of homeopathic remedies who lives with her daughter Sophia (Mimi Rogers) and granddaughter Margaret (Susan May Pratt) in North Carolina during WWII. When Margaret falls for a wounded soldier, grandma gently nurtures the relationship, even as she tries to help Sophia heal from a broken heart
The Immigrant Experience: The Long, Long Journey by Learning Company( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspiring story told through the eyes of a young boy, Janek. His story is a moving portrayal of one turn-of-the-century immigrant family
How to be a perfect person in just three days( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amusing story about a twelve-year-old boy's attempt to become perfect. Milo Crimpley's life consists of one disaster after another. He breaks his alarm clock, tries unsuccessfully to tame his unruly hair and spills milk on his older brother. A major mishap occurs when he drives his brother's car through the garage wall. Milo enlists the aid of Dr. K. Pinkerton Silverfish, an eccentric who lives in a house filled with gadgets. In the end, Milo gains confidence and maturity but discovers that he is still not perfect. Dr. Silverfish explains: "Perfect is never doing anything wrong- which means never doing anything at all. Perfect is boring!"
Loverboy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Randy Bodek, a pizza delivery boy whose route takes him to the finest homes and some of the most beautiful women in Beverly Hills
A private matter( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pregnant with her fifth child, a woman discovers that the thalidomide she has taken can cause severe birth defects in children. The woman and her husband arrange for an abortion, but when the press finds out, their private matter becomes a public affair--Container
Big girls don't cry : --they get even( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family problems have never been this hilarious! What's a teenage girl to do with a crazy new stepfamily, except escape? That's exactly what Hillary Wolf does. And it brings all her moms, dads, and step-siblings out in force to find her
A-- my name is still Alice : a musical review by Joan Micklin Silver( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invisible child( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie is the perfect wife and mother of two, but she believes she has a third child, Maggie ... only Maggie doesn't exist. A nanny is hired to look after the children and she does some research and may be responsible for Annie being taken from her family
In the presence of mine enemies by Joan Micklin Silver( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1943, this is the story of a rabbi trying to hold his family together in a world that's falling apart
Between the lines by Joan Micklin Silver( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a publishing mogul buys a Boston underground newspaper and promises changes that will compromise its aggressive political stance in favor of more 'lifestyle' articles, it becomes clear to the freewheeling and free thinking employees that their carefree days are behind them
The case of the elevator duck( Visual )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert, an imaginative young Black detective, tackles his first case: to find the rightful owner of a duck who is riding the elevator in his "no pets allowed" housing project
Finnegan begin again( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz is a 40-year-old school teacher carrying on an illicit love affair with a married mortician. She despairs of ever finding anything more in her life until she meets Mike Finnegan, a married 60-year-old newspaper man who has been demoted to writing for the lonely hearts column. Despite their differences they start to fall for each other with comic results
Chilly scenes of winter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A low-key story about the obsession of a man, Charles, a person surrounded by odd people, with winning back his former girlfriend Laura, who is still married to an indifferent husband
The Fur coat club( Visual )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonverbal story of 2 nine-year-old girls who pursue people in fur coats in order to indulge their love of feeling fur. In the course of their adventures, they get locked up in a furrier's vault and apprehend two robbers who break into the store
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Faerie tale theatre
Alternative Names
Joan Micklin Silver Amerikaans filmregisseuse

Joan Micklin Silver réalisateur américain

Joan Micklin Silver regista statunitense

Joan Micklin Silver US-amerikanische Filmregisseurin und Drehbuchautorin

Micklin Silver, Joan

Micklin Silver, Joan 1935-

Silver, Joan

Silver, Joan M. 1935-

Джоан Миклин Сильвер

Languages
English (145)

Spanish (4)

French (3)

Yiddish (1)

Covers
A-- my name is AliceFaerie tale theatreA private matterBig girls don't cry : --they get evenIn the presence of mine enemies