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Baldwin, Alec 1958-

Works: 853 works in 2,362 publications in 7 languages and 93,192 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  History  Biography  Case studies  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, Interviewee, Author, Other, Director, Artist, Contributor, Speaker, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alec Baldwin
The departed by Martin Scorsese( Visual )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 3,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, they each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )
32 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Howard Hughes as the twentysomething millionaire, having already made a fortune improving the design of oil-drilling bits, who comes to Hollywood with an interest in getting into the picture business. It doesn't take long for Hughes to jump from producer to director of his first major film project, a World War I air epic. The film was a massive hit, and the eccentric inventor became a mogul in Hollywood, making Jean Harlow a star and enjoying a romance with Katharine Hepburn. But Hollywood's old-boy network never fully accepted Hughes, and in time his passion for flying began to reclaim his attentions. He began designing new planes, setting air speed records, flying around the world, and risking his life testing aircraft. Hughes also found time to romance Ava Gardner and founded his own airline, Trans-World Airlines. As his ideas became bolder and more eccentric, he gained many powerful enemies
The hunt for Red October by Jerry Sherlock( Visual )
58 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast. Government experts think it is planning to attack- that is, all the experts but one. He thinks the sub's commander is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find the sub and prove his theory
Pearl Harbor by Michael Bay( Visual )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood best friends, Rafe and Danny, grow up wanting to fly planes. When Rafe gets the chance to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he takes it, leaving his new love, Evelyn, a dedicated Navy nurse, and Danny, also a pilot, behind. Danny and Evelyn are transferred separately to the idyllic paradise of Hawaii, where they eventually meet through a connection to Rafe, who has been declared missing. But just as the love triangle begins to get complicated, Dec. 7, 1941 arrives, changing all of their lives forever
Beetle Juice ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcizing ghost, for help
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the top-secret, high-tech espionage war going on between cats and dogs, which their humans are blissfully unaware of. The film follows Mr. Tinkle's (a cat) plan to destroy a new vaccine, that if developed, would eliminate all human allergies to dogs, and allow cats to rule the world. Lou, a beagle puppy accidentally becomes the dog-agent assigned to stop the cat plan
Madagascar escape 2 Africa ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow Central Park Zoo animals, including, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, along with the psychotic penguins, the monkeys, and the lemur leaders as they unexpectedly are now stranded in the middle of Africa. While Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria are rather happy with their new environment, they quickly realize that it's not all that it seems. Meanwhile, the penguins attempt to repair the plane that they accidentally destroyed
Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen( Visual )
31 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger's humble apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again
Rise of the guardians ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imagination of children all over the world
My sister's keeper by Cameron Diaz( Visual )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. Suddenly, their baby girl falls ill, and her only hope for survival rests in her parents' ability to find a compatible bone marrow donator. Their desperate decision to conceive another child raises both ethical and moral questions and begins to erode their relationship. Their actions ultimately set off a court case that threatens to tear the family apart
The good shepherd by Matt Damon( Visual )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
It's complicated ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious look at marriage, divorce and everything in between. With a thriving Santa Barbara bakeshop, a new romance heating up, and her divorce finally behind her, Jane Adler has her life all figured out, until she finds herself trapped between the perfect new beau and her philandering ex-husband who's determined to win her back. When opposites attract all over again, will love be sweeter the second time around?
Thomas and the magic railroad by Britt Allcroft( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diesel # 10 has devious plans to dominate the other engines by finding and crushing their dwindling supply of magical gold dust. Lilly has a hunch that her grandfather holds the key to rescuing the little trains in his workshop on Muffle Mountain
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family
Elizabethtown by Cameron Crowe( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Drew is fired from his job and dumped by his girlfriend, he is on the verge of suicide. He finds new purpose in life when he must return to his hometown to fulfill his father's dying wishes. On the way home he meets Claire and falls in love
Along came Polly by John Hamburg( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reuben Feffer, a professional risk assessor, is not one to ever take chances in any aspect of his life. But when his new bride Lisa leaves him for French scuba instructor Claude on their honeymoon, he finally decides to take a risk of his own. At a party, he meets free-spirited Polly, whom he remembers from the seventh grade. Unlike the control-freak Reuben, she's spent her life living on the edge. They reluctantly begin a romance and Polly introduces him to a new world of spicy food and what it means to really take a chance
Glengarry Glen Ross by James Foley( Visual )
52 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Times are tough at the real estate firm of Premiere Properties. Shelley "the machine" Levene (Lemmon) and Dave Moss (Harris) are veteran salesmen, but only Ricky Roma (Pacino) is on a hot streak. The new Glengarry sales leads could turn everything around, but the front office is holding them back until these "losers" prove themselves. Then someone decides to take matters into his own hands, stealing the Glengarry leads and leaving everyone wondering who did it
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat by Seuss( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This live action adaptation of the popular children's book is full of all the rhymes and fun you expect. On a rainy afternoon the Cat in the Hat comes to play with Sally and Conrad, and brings along his friends Thing 1 and Thing 2
Rock of ages by Tom Cruise( Visual )
29 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drew and Sherrie meet in L.A. while pursuing their dream of life in the big city. Will their love survive the challenges the city throws their way? This musical features songs by Journey, Twisted Sister, Starship, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, and many more
Ghosts of Mississippi by Rob Reiner( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1963, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was murdered in his own driveway. For 30 years his assassin has remained free. Is it ever too late to do the right thing?
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Alternative Names
Baldwin, Alec
Baldwin, Alexander Rae 1958-
Kirkpatrick, Harry.
Kirkpatrick, Harry 1958-
English (453)
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