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Roach, Janet

Overview
Works: 42 works in 131 publications in 3 languages and 2,136 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Documentary films  Dark comedy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Scenarist, Author
Classifications: PS3553.O487, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janet Roach
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prizzi family's principal hit man, Charley (Nicholson) is about to discover that he and his new bride (Turner) share more than just body heat: they're both cold-blooded assassins, and their next job is to ice each other!"--Container
"Change, Change"( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1960's were years of rapid change in America: the increasing impact of television, computerization, social unrest, assassinations, the war in Vietnam and the landing of a man on the moon. Bill Moyers investigates the cause and the effects of these diverse changes on our culture
Mr. North( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Yale graduate comes to Newport, Rhode Island in the 1920s and earns the wrath of the local doctor by gaining a reputation as a healer
Come to the Fairs( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of America's World's Fairs beginning with the first one held in Chicago in 1893. It was at these fairs that new inventions such as the Ferris wheel and the telephone were first introduced. Also discusses how fairs have changed in recent years
TR and his times( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Bill Moyers and Teddy Roosevelt biographer David McCullough examine the achievements of the ebullient president. Weighs the effect he had on his era and the effect the era had on him
The Helping hand( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the New Deal helped to create jobs during the Depression. Interviews former Civilian Conservation Corps workers who benefited from these programs
Out art( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents art forms in improbable places and from unlikely sources that are joyful celebrations of life, such as artwork on trucks and walls, or unconventional outdoor sculptures
Nero Wolfe( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 3 episodes from the first season
Women and creativity( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Moyers examines how creative, artistic women handle their lives within or outside of the woman's traditional role in the family. He interviews artists Judy Chicago and Bernie Lasseau, and novelist Mary Gordon
That's no tomato, that's a work of art( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Moyers follows the history of the tomato from a "forbidden fruit" to one of the most-often eaten vegetables. Looks at the tomato industry's efforts to genetically develop new shapes and flavors
Prizzi's honor by Richard Condon( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prizzi's Honor is no ordinary story of boy-meets-girl. Charley Partanna is a faithful lieutenant for the Prizzis, New York's most powerful Mafia family. The object of his affections is Irene Walker, a Los Angeles-based tax consultant. But it's her freelancing that pays--she's a hit woman for the Mob. She has also cheated the Prizzis out of an unforgivably large sum of money. This is very dangerous moonlighting indeed, and eventually it places Charley's oldest loyalties in conflict with his newest one. Which wins?
Creativity series with Bill Moyers that's no tomato, that's a work of art( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features thoughts concerning technology in the creative process that are inspired for meditating upon the tomato
The three stooges( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, a TV executive tries to persuade Moe Howard to reunite with his former onscreen partners to publicize the television premiere of a package of Three Stooges classic comedy shorts. Howard flashes back on his long and remarkable career with Shemp, Larry, and Curly. Success proves to be a bumpy road fraught with bad deals, poor health, rocky relationships and group disharmony
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Theodore Roosevelt, who helped shape America at the turn of the century. With his energy and optimism Roosevelt successfully ushered the country onto the world stage and championed reform legislation, setting a precedent for a strong chief executive
El Honor de los Prizzi by John Huston( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley Partanna es un asesino al servicio de una de las familias más poderosas de la Mafia. Entre el amor que la hija del Don siente por él, se va a interponer una enigmática rubia llamada Irene Walker. Es una asesina a sueldo contratada por los Prizzi para liquidar a quien les ha traicionado. Nunca el amor fue tan doloroso como cuando a estos dos pistoleros, enamorados, se les encarga su misión más importante: asesinarse uno al otro
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers( Visual )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1960's were years of rapid change in America: the increasing impact of television, computerization, social unrest, assassinations, the war in Vietnam and the landing of a man on the moon. Bill Moyers investigates the cause and the effects of these diverse changes on our culture
When women kill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the shocking violence that seven women fell victim to at the hands of men. The program profiles the battered women who speak frankly about the cruel abuse, threats, and fears, and the overassertive men who led them down a one-way path to death and destruction
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers( Visual )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how the New Deal helped to create jobs during the Depression. Interviews former Civilian Conservation Corps workers who benefited from these programs
A walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers investigates the cause and the effects of these diverse changes on our culture
L'honneur des Prizzi Prizzi's honor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English (87)

Spanish (11)

French (4)