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Shaiman, Marc

Works: 349 works in 849 publications in 8 languages and 22,604 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion picture music  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Humor  Comedy films  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Composer, Lyricist, Performer, Musician, Conductor, Arranger, Singer, Instrumentalist, Creator, Producer, Director, Interviewee, Adapter, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Marc Shaiman
Down with love by Peyton Reed ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A feminist writer in the early 1960's who is promoting her book 'Down With Love' has sworn off love. A New York City journalist thinks he doesn't need love. See what happens when they fall for each other in this old-fashioned romantic comedy
Hairspray by John Waters ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage girl simultaneously pursues stardom as a dancer on a local TV show and rallies against racial segregation in her native Baltimore
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling have landed him in trouble
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sex always gets in the way of friendships between men and women. At least, that's what Harry Burns believes. So when Harry meets Sally Albright and a deep friendship blossoms between them, Harry's determined not to let his attraction to Sally destroy it. But when a night of weakness ends in a morning of panic, can the pair avoid succumbing to Harry's fears by remaining friends and admitting they just might be the perfect match for each other?"--Container
Sleepless in Seattle by Nora Ephron ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) has lost his wife to cancer and, left to bring up his son alone, tries to make a new start by moving to Seattle. His son turns him into a radio heartthrob, however, when he makes an on-air appeal to potential partners for his grief-stricken father. Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), despite being happily betrothed, answers the call, and romance blossoms between the two people, despite the fact that they live on different sides of the country. This romantic comedy, played in the style of 1950s weepies like 'An Affair To Remember' (which is quoted throughout the film), was hugely successful at the box office
Hairspray soundtrack to the motion picture by Marc Shaiman ( Recording )
20 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains nineteen songs from the 2007 motion picture "Hairspray," including "The New Girl in Town" by Brittany Snow, "Big, Blonde and Beautiful" by Queen Latifah, and "You're Timeless to Me" by John Travolta and Christopher Walken
Hairspray original Broadway cast recording by Marc Shaiman ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A l'écoute de cette bande originale vous retrouverez les 60's, l'ambiance festive et édulcorée du film. Des titres interprétés par les jeunes acteurs du film, mais également par Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah ou encore John Travolta
Misery by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Sheldon can hardly remember the fierce blizzard that sent his car skidding off the road into an almost fatal car crash, or being nursed from unconsciousness. All he can remember is waking up - to the worst nightmare of his life
Sister act ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and French and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this comedy a nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a soulful chorus complete with a Motown repertoire. The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patch Adams is a doctor like no other who believes that laughter is the best medicine, even at the risk of his career
Simon Birch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ever since doctors proclaimed Simon Birch's birth as a miracle, Simon's sure he's going to be a hero, he's just not sure how
George of the jungle by Walt Disney ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George is a buff and lovable klutz who saves his animal friends from poachers
City slickers by Jack Palance ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and French and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about three men friends who are going through mid-life crises. They decide that the answer to their malaise is a fantasy vacation out West where they can play cowboy on a cattle drive
South Park, bigger, longer & uncut by Trey Parker ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman sneak into an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted" and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada
The First Wives Club by Oliver Goldsmith ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three mid-life Manhattanites have more than a longtime friendship in common. After years of helping their hubbies climb the corporate ladder of success, each has been dumped for a newer, curvier model. The trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts--in the wallet!
Hairspray by Adam Shankman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1962 Baltimore, all the kids watch the Corny Collins Show. Every day after school Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager with all the right moves, and her best friend Penny run home to watch and drool over teenage heartthrob Link Larkin. When one of the "Council Kids" goes on a leave of absence, Tracy auditions to be the replacement, is sent to detention for skipping school, and thereby meets Seaweed--who shows her how to really shake 'em down. Helped by Seaweed, Link, Penny, Motormouth Maybelle, and her parents, Tracy sets out to integrate the show ... without denting her 'do!
Rumor has it by Ted Griffin ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she has been looking for
Hairspray by Marc Shaiman ( )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forget Paris ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in French and English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An NBA referee and an airline rep think they've found happiness together, until they meet each other's family and friends
Hairspray by Marc Shaiman ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.13 for George of ... to 0.32 for Hairspray ...)
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Shaiman, Mark 1959-
English (161)
French (34)
Spanish (17)
German (14)
Multiple languages (4)
Dutch (4)
Italian (3)
Polish (1)