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Conway, Kevin

Overview
Works: 200 works in 388 publications in 2 languages and 22,974 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Case studies  Fiction  Code and cipher stories  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kevin Conway
The war by Ken Burns ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
Gods and generals ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gods and Generals follows the rise and fall of legendary war hero "Stonewall Jackson". The prequel to the 1993 hit Gettysburg
Mark Twain by Ken Burns ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
Invincible ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team
The scarlet letter ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel brings to life the attitudes and passions of 17th century New England. Condemned by her Puritan fellows for having a child out of wedlock, Hester Prynne is forced to wear a scarlet letter
Horatio's drive America's first road trip by Ken Burns ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months
Looking for Richard by Al Pacino ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's gripping drama of power, lust and betrayal becomes accessible to a broader audience. The camera follows the cast and crew throughout rehearsals, eavesdropping on the behind-the-scenes process that goes into creating characters and mounting a production
A death in Belmont by Sebastian Junger ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1963, the quiet suburb of Belmont, Massachusetts, is rocked by a shocking sex murder that exactly fits the pattern of the Boston Strangler. Sensing a break in the case that has paralyzed the city of Boston, the police track down a black man, Roy Smith, who cleaned the victim's house that day and left a receipt with his name on the kitchen counter. Smith is hastily convicted of the Belmont murder, but the terror of the Strangler continues. On the day of the murder, Albert DeSalvo-- the man who would eventually confess in lurid detail to the Strangler's crimes-- is also in Belmont, working as a carpenter at the Jungers' home. In this spare, powerful narrative, Sebastian Junger chronicles three lives that collide-- and ultimately are destroyed-- in the vortex of one of the first and most controversial serial murder cases in America
Fire by Sebastian Junger ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Junger brings his heart-pounding prose to bear on forest fires, terrorism, and war, in a collection of pieces that span a decade's worth of journalism. Junger's firsthand acounts of how people handle danger reveals both the awe and the terror evoked by desperate situations
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever
Black knight by Martin Lawrence ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jamal is an employee at Medieval World amusement park when he is magically transported back to 14th century England. Now he must do battle with an evil king, deadly assassins and really bad plumbing
Mark Twain original soundtrack recording by Mark Twain ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Eakins a motion portrait ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines dramatic re-creation with documentary photographs, interviews, and archival footage to tell the story of Eakins's life
Prince Brat and the whipping boy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spoiled prince and an enterprising orphan are caught in a case of mistaken identity
Lathe of heaven ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"George Orr is haunted by dreams that become reality. In a world where pollution has destroyed the ice caps and plagues rage unchecked, a psychiatrist sees Orr's power as a way for humanity to escape its bleak fate. But as each attempt to direct Orr's dreaming ends in failure, the doctor's obsession with playing God grows stronger."--Container
The quick and the dead by Sam Raimi ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious young woman rides into the lawless town of Redemption to settle and old score that has haunted her since she was a child
Two family house ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defying everything and everyone, including his wife, Buddy Visalo decides to follow his dream. When he meets a woman who truly believes in him, he must choose between the only life he's ever known and his desire for happiness
Gettysburg ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gettysburg: Civil War drama depicting the events and personal struggles of the Union and Confederate soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg
Horatio's drive [America's first road trip] by Dayton Duncan ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although the production and sale of automobiles did not fully take off in America until about 1914, Horatio Nelson Jackson, a 31-year-old doctor from Vermont, made a bet in 1903, when just 150 miles of paved roads even existed in the U.S., that he could take his car from California to New York. Here is the story of the unprecedented journey
 
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Spanish (2)
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