WorldCat Identities

Conway, Kevin

Overview
Works: 235 works in 495 publications in 2 languages and 26,867 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  War films  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kevin Conway
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six years in the making this epic 14 hour film focuses on the stories of citizens from four geogaphically distributed American towns which could represent any town in the United States that went through the war's four devestating years
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,923 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
Gods and generals( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,850 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,826 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 Roosevelts : An Intimate History( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to become 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 "Horeseless carriage", in less than 3 months
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vicious new breed of killer is stalking the west Texas plains. And only an old fashioned kind of lawman can stop him. That man is legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call (James Garner). The adventure begins with Call hard on the trail of murderous young train robber Joey Garza (Alexis Cruz). Joined by his sidekick Pea Eye (Sam Shepard), Call will wage the fight of his life as he battles to bring his quarry to justice -- and bring himself out of the wilderness alive
The scarlet letter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 989 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
Slaughterhouse-five by George Roy Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Pilgrim has become unstuck in time. An otherwise typical soldier in WWII, without warning, he jumps back and forth in his life with no control over where he is going next. Sometimes he is an ophthalmologist at home in suburbia; deep in World War II Europe, surviving the Allied bombing of Dresden; on the planet Tralfamadore, being held captive by aliens in an intergalactic zoo--accompanied by a porn star. In the end, he learns that the many tragic and sometimes funny ironies of life--the randomness of tragedy, the cruelty and senselessness of war, and man's complete lack of control over his fate--remain constant
Looking for Richard by Al Pacino( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 852 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 )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 766 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 )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 680 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
Black knight by Martin Lawrence( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 580 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( Recording )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This original soundtrack is a companion to a two-part, four-hour documentary film on the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens directed by Ken Burns. The soundtrack is filled with traditional melodies and spirituals that were among Mark Twain's favorites, as well as more contemporary songs. It is also interspersed with some of Twain's most memorable quotations
The scarlet letter by Roland Joffé( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale of sin and salvation in 17th century Puritan New England
The quick and the dead by Simon Moore( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious young woman shows up at a fight-to-the-finish gunslinger contest to seek revenge for her father's death years earlier
Gettysburg by Ronald F Maxwell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil War drama depicting the events and personal struggles of the Union and Confederate soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg
The lathe of heaven( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 305 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
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
 
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Gods and generals
Alternative Names
Conway, Kevin John, 1942-

Kevin Conway acteur et cinéaste américain

Kevin Conway Amerikaans filmacteur

Kevin Conway attore e regista statunitense

Kevin Conway US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Κέβιν Κόνγουει

Кевин Конуэй

کوین کانوی بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

ケヴィン・コンウェイ

Languages
English (146)

Spanish (3)

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Streets of LaredoThe scarlet letterLooking for RichardA death in BelmontFireThe scarlet letterThe quick and the dead