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Waits, Tom 1949-

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Most widely held works by Tom Waits
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immortal Dr. Parnassus and his daughter Valentina travel the countryside with his imaginarium show, a mirror that audience members enter and are given two different paths to follow. If they choose correctly they will find joy and happiness, but choose wrongly and things will be quite the opposite. The doctor must also discover the right course to follow. After making a deal with Mr. Nick years ago, he must choose the correct path if he is to save his beloved daughter from Satan
Seven psychopaths by Martin McDonagh( Visual )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is a struggling screenwriter who wants nothing more than to finish his script. Instead, he becomes entangled with the Los Angeles gangster underworld when his odd, but well-meaning friends kidnap a volatile gangster's shih tzu. The ordeal gives Marty all the inspiration he needs; now, he must live long enough to finish his story
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15th-century warrior Vlad goes off the fight the Turks. Upon his return, he finds that his wife Elisabeta, hearing he was dead, has killed herself. Maddened by this injustice, Vlad curses God, and becomes the immortal blood-eating fiend known as Count Dracula--for centuries. When English attorney Jonathan Harker journeys to Dracula's castle, the Count sees a photograph of his fiancée, Mina Murray. Dracula's patience has been rewarded--Elisabeta lives again! The Count goes to dastardly lengths to possess Mina, while her best friend Lucy, Lucy's three suitors, and Prof. Abraham Van Helsing all become entangled by Dracula's quest. The modern age is dawning, even in Transylvania. Will the Count triumph, or be relegated to the past?
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

113 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
Mystery train by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage couple from Japan on a pilgramage to Graceland, a mysterious Italian beauty escorting her husband's body back to Italy, and an unemployed, armed misfit known as Elvis meet in Memphis. Their intertwined tales create a comic masterpiece
The outsiders by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and German and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming of age movie set in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the mid sixties
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

58 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death
Coffee and cigarettes by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eleven stories featuring inspired eccentric match-ups that range from Bill Murray's hilarious delivery of java and advice to Wu-Tang Clan's RZA and GZA to an interchange steeped in jealousy between a successful actress and her bitter cousin
Bad as me by Tom Waits( Recording )

31 editions published in 2011 in 4 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 2011 inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Tom Waits returns with his highly anticipated new album, his first new studio release in seven years. Bad as Me finds him at the height of his songwriting powers and in the finest voice of his career
Mystery men by Kinka Usher( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and French and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of would-be superheroes with questionable abilities find themselves looking for a way to make headlines and achieve success and fame. When the city's favorite hero, Captain Amazing, is kidnapped by his arch enemy, the evil Casanova Frankenstein, the second-rate heroes seize the opportunity and band together for a rescue mission
Shrek 2 motion picture soundtrack by Joseph Arthur( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain dogs by Tom Waits( Recording )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With jarring rhythms and unusual instruments such as the marimba, accordion, and various percussion joined by his frequently surreal lyrics this album is full of funk
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The everyday lives of a number of Los Angeles residents are the subject of this loosely-knitted collection of short stories
Mule variations by Tom Waits( Recording )

23 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After several years in other endeavors, Waits returns to recording with his familiar growl and eclectic blend of musical genres
For the kids( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of children's music mixing traditional tunes, pop classics, and originals
Rumble fish by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty James is a troubled teen who lives in the shadow of his older brother, "the Motorcycle Boy." He wants to be smart, tough, and cool like his sibling. Trouble is, he seems to only have the tough part down. Rusty isn't a leader like his brother, he's only good at getting people into trouble and trying to kick and punch his way out of it. Everyone around him has given up on Rusty James, and he's going to destroy anybody around him, including himself. When his brother returns, Rusty has to come to grips with who they both really are
Orphans brawlers, bawlers & bastards by Tom Waits( Recording )

13 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goes beyond being just a basic Tom Waits retrospective by including a wide range of tracks from cover songs to material recorded in the garage with his kids. This collection also captures his various musical styles
Real gone by Tom Waits( Recording )

22 editions published in 2004 in 5 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Book of Eli
Alternative Names
Tom Vejts

Tom Waites

Tom Waits americký hudebník

Tom Waits americký hudobník

Tom Waits Amerikaans zanger

Tom Waits amerykański wokalista i instrumentalista, autor tekstów

Tom Waits auteur-compositeur-interprète et acteur américain

Tom Waits cantante, compositor y actor estadounidense

Tom Waits cantautore e attore statunitense

Tom Waits US-amerikanischer Sänger und Schauspieler

Ton Waits

Waits, Thomas Alan.

Waits, Thomas Alan 1949-

Τομ Γουέιτς

Том Вейтс

Том Вејтс

Том Уейтс

Том Ўэйтс

Том Уэйтс американский музыкант и актёр

Уэйтс Т. А. 1949-

Уэйтс, Том

טום וייטס

تام ویتس خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، گیتاریست، نویسنده، پیانیست، بازیگر، آهنگساز، و خواننده آمریکایی

توم وايتس

ทอม เวตส์

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