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Marshall, Penny

Overview
Works: 256 works in 903 publications in 8 languages and 21,760 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Sports films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Biography  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Show business films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Author, Producer, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Interviewee, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

98 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of
A League of Their Own by Penny Marshall( Visual )

67 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team. Based on a true story
Cinderella Man by Hua Huo( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 2,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the life of heavyweight boxer James J. Braddock, whose defeat of world champion Max Baer in 1935 ranks as one of the greatest upsets in sporting history
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

96 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story as related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, Awakenings stars Robin Williams as the Sacks counterpart, here named Dr. Malcolm Sayer. Something of a klutz and naif, Dr. Sayer takes a job at a Bronx psychiatric hospital in 1969. Here he's put in charge of several seemingly catatonic patients who, under Sayer's painstaking guidance, begin responding to certain stimulati. Apprised of the efficacy of a new drug called L-DOPA in treating degenerative-disease victims, Sayer is given permission to test the drug on one of his patients: Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro), who has not communicated with anyone since lapsing into catatonia as a child. Gradually, Lowe comes out of his shell, encouraging Sayers to administer L-DOPA to the other patients under his care
Bewitched by Nora Ephron( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out in California's San Fernando Valley, Isabel is trying to reinvent herself. A naïve, good-natured witch, she is determined to disavow her supernatural powers and lead a normal life. At the same time, across town, Jack Wyatt a tall, charming actor is trying to get his career back on track. He sets his sights on an updated version of the beloved 1960s situation comedy Bewitched, re-conceived as a starring vehicle for himself in the role of the mere-mortal Darrin. Fate steps in when Jack accidentally runs into Isabel. He is immediately attracted to her and her nose, which bears an uncanny resemblance to the nose of Elizabeth Montgomery, who played Samantha in the original TV version of Bewitched. He becomes convinced she could play the witch Samantha in his new series. Isabel is also taken with Jack, seeing him as the quintessential mortal man with whom she can settle down and lead the normal life she so desires. It turns out they're both right--but in ways neither of them ever imagined
The preacher's wife by Whitney Houston( Visual )

35 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dudley is an angel who is sent to earth to help a young minister and his beautiful wife revive their marriage. But things take a twist when Dudley accidentally falls in love with the "Preacher's wife."
Riding in Cars with Boys by Beverly Donofrio( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young woman who, despite bad luck and poor decisions, never loses sight of her dreams. Set in Wallingford, Connecticut beginning in the 1960s
Renaissance man by Penny Marshall( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"DeVito plays a down-on-his-luck businessman who desperately takes the only job offered - a teacher in the U.S. Army. His mission: keep a ragtag bunch of underachieving misfits from flunking out of basic training! Be on alert for laughter as this unlikely new teacher and his underdog class unexpectedly inspire each other to be all they can be!"--Container
Alice upside down : the movie by Sandy Tung( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her mother, a young girl tries to deal with a new town and school by visiting a fantasy world. With the help of some unexpected people, she learns how to accept people for who they are
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank employee gets a strange message on her computer and is drawn into an espionage ring
Laverne & Shirley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laverne & Shirley are a hilarious duo who are roommates and work together as bottlecappers at the Shotz Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. See the sidesplitting situations the girls get themselves into - between themselves and with friends Lenny & Squiggy and Mrs. Babish and Carmine "The Big Ragu."
Directors : life behind the camera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Made in cooperation with the American Film Institute, Directors: Life Behind the Camera features thirty-three legendary directors who reveal in intimate detail and in-depth knowledge about the art of filmmaking and their own career in the movies. Culled from over 300 hours of interviews, this two-disc, four hour presentation is interactive, allowing instant access to a single director, or access to an entire topic involving all directors. Also included are film clips, interviews with guest actors and industry veterans, and biographies and interesting facts about each director"--Back of container
Laverne & Shirley( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reminisce with the tough-talking, street-smart Laverne De Fazio, the bright-eyed, naïve Shirley Feeney, and their eccentric but loveable neighbors, Lenny & Squiggy."--Container
Laverne & Shirley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright-eyed, naive Shirley Feeney and brassy, tough-talking Laverne DeFazio are back, working in the brewery and getting into all sorts of hilarious situations. In this season, the girls' zany adventures take them from the high seas of a cruise ship to their highest comic heights as they pilot an airplane
Laverne & Shirley( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright-eyed, naive Shirley Feeney and brassy, tough-talking Laverne DeFazio are back, working in the Milwaukee brewery and getting into all sorts of hilarious situations. This season finds our feisty female roommates taking on everything from musical auditions to industrial espionage to amnesia, and there are also plenty of rollicking romantic foibles in store, too
The hard way by John Badham( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular movie star Nick Lang wants to learn how to play the role of a tough cop by spending a few weeks on the street with detective John Moss who wants nothing to do with Lang
Big by Penny Marshall( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 13-year-old boy wishes to be big-- and his wish is granted. He must live in the adult world with work and romance until he finds a cure for his 'bigness.'
Laverne & Shirley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright-eyed, naive, and demure Shirley Feeney and brassy, tough-talking, street smart Laverne De Fazio are unlikely friends and bottle cappers for Shotz Brewery. The duo date an array of questionable men, tolerate their loony neighbors Lenny and Squiggy, and forever pursue to 'make all their dreams come true.' Contains 25 episodes, 'Shotgun Wedding (Part 1)' from Happy Days season seven, and episodic promos
Laverne & Shirley( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1950s, this half-hour situation comedy revolved around the friendship between bright-eyed, naive and demure Shirley Feeney and brassy, tough-talking, street smart Laverne De Fazio. Two bottle cappers for Shotz Brewery, the duo dated an array of questionable men, tolerated their dippy, loony neighbors Lenny and Squiggy, and forever pursued to ''make all their dreams come true.''
The films of Garry Marshall by Garry Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scene footage, and clips from his films, Garry Marshall talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles, and successes behind his work
 
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Marshall, Carole Penny

Marshall, Carole Penny 1943-

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Penny Marshall Amerikaans actrice

Penny Marshall amerykańska reżyserka

Penny Marshall attrice, regista e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

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Маршалл, Пенни

Пени Маршал

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פני מרשל

פני מרשל שחקנית אמריקאית

پنی مارشال تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

پینی مارشل

პენი მარშალი

페니 마셜

ペニー・マーシャル

潘妮·馬歇爾

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