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Candy, John

Overview
Works: 289 works in 712 publications in 6 languages and 25,440 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Road films  Humor  Rhythm and blues music  Fantasy films  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Printer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by John Candy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Candy
Planes, trains & automobiles by John Hughes ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neal Page (Martin) wants to fly home to spend Thanksgiving with his family. Del Griffith (Candy) leads Page on a hilarious cross-country wild goose chase that keeps him from tasting his turkey
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A parody of epic science fiction movies, especially the original "Star wars" trilogy. Two space bums attempt to rescue a space princess from an assortment of space villains
Little shop of horrors by Alan Menken ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it--and disappearing
Cool runnings by Jon Turteltaub ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four young men form Jamaica's first bobsled team, in hopes of competing at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. Loosely based on a true story
Uncle Buck ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
Follow that bird ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A meddling social worker sends poor Big Bird off to Ocean View, Illinois, for the comforts of family life with his "own kind," the Dodos. But Big Bird is a disaster as a Dodo and, lonely and homesick, he soon sets off on foot for Sesame Street
The Rescuers down under ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Bianca and Bernard race to Australia to save a boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher
The great outdoors ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an unannounced, uninvited and unwelcome family of fun-loving misfits converge upon a lakeside resort to join their relatives for a summer of relaxation, the result is anything but restive in this raucous comedy
Stripes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When John Winger loses his apartment, girlfriend and job all in one day, he does what any red-blooded American would do: he joins the army and nearly starts WWIII
The Blues Brothers by John Landis ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and German and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Jake Blues is released from prison, he and brother Elwood go to visit the old home where they were raised by nuns. They learn the church is no longer supporting the institution and will sell the place to the education authority. The only way to keep the place open is if the $5000 tax on the property is paid within the next 11 days. The brothers want to help and decide to put their blues band back together and raise the money by staging a big show. As they set off on their "mission from God" they seem to make more enemies than friends along the way
Splash by Ron Howard ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a workaholic who thinks he will never find love and the mermaid who comes ashore to find him and prove him wrong
Nothing but trouble ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ghoulish comedy wherein a wrong turn sends two yuppies into Valkenvania, the Twilight Zone of speed traps
Wagons east ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Phil Taylor and his family decide that the Old West is not what it's cracked up to be, they take the entire town of Prosperity with them. Led by wagon master Harlow, they begin the heroic, backbreaking, danger-filled journey back ... EAST! Along the way, they must survive Indians, hired guns, each other and Harlow's terrible secret
Only the lonely by Chris Columbus ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a 38-year old Chicago cop who still lives with his mother, a domineering widow used to controlling her son's life. When he meets and falls in love with a young woman, Mama sets out to break up the romance
National Lampoon's vacation by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing total disaster!
Vacation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing: total disaster!
Who's Harry Crumb? ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1005 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Harry, the last of the great sleuthing Crumbs--and the last person in the firm to ever get an assignment--finally gets a shot at a front-page kidnapping, it's only because his beady-eyed boss Eliot Draisen doesn't want the case solved
The Rescuers 35th anniversary edition The Rescuers down under : 2 movie collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rescuers down under: When a poacher sets out to capture a golden eagle in the outback of Australia, his friend Cody's call for help is answered by the world's bravest mice, Bernard and Bianca, who fly in on the wings of their albatross friend Wilbur to face their most dangerous mission yet
Brewster's millions by Walter Hill ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Montgomery Brewster is a down-and-out baseball player who discovers that he is the only living relative of an eccentric multimillionaire. Monty stands to inherit $300 million, but only if he can spend $30 million in a single month without acquiring any assets. If he fails, it's back to zero again
Canadian bacon by Michael Moore ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beset by falling approval ratings, a desperate U.S. president and his closest advisors launch a rally-round-the-flag campaign against the country's newest enemy-Canada. Sheriff Boomer and his deputies take this war seriously and decide on a pre-emptive invasion
 
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Candy, John Franklin.
Candy, John Franklin 1950-1994
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