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Shaiman, Marc

Works: 381 works in 908 publications in 6 languages and 22,889 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Motion picture music  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Humor 
Roles: Composer, Lyricist, Performer, Musician, Conductor, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Singer, Creator, Producer, Recipient, Adapter, Actor, Interviewee, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Marc Shaiman
Hairspray by John Travolta ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,035 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
Down with love by Peyton Reed ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells a story of woman who advocates female independence in combat with a lothario. It reflects the attitudes and behaviour of the early pre-sexual revolution 1960's but has an anachronistic conclusion driven by more modern, post-feministic ideas and attitudes
Alex & Emma by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in trouble. In order to get the loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or end up dead. To help him complete his manuscript, he hires stenographer, Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited, yet intriguing input, begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,229 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 )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 950 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 )
21 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 935 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
Misery by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 928 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
Hairspray original Broadway cast recording by Marc Shaiman ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 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
Sister act by Whoopi Goldberg ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and French and held by 872 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 )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh--even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story
Simon Birch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 819 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
City slickers by Jack Palance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 800 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
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George, a buff and lovable klutz, saves his animal friends from poachers. Includes animation
South Park, bigger, longer & uncut by Trey Parker ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 728 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 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Manhatttan first wives band together to take their due from the husbands who dumped them for a younger model
Rumor has it ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and German and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sarah returns home for a wedding with her fiance, she stumbles upon a well-kept family secret: that her family was actually the inspiration for the book and film 'The Graduate.' Thinking she might be the offspring of the real fling made fictionally famous, Sarah sets off to find the man who just might have the answers she's been looking for
Hairspray by Marc Shaiman ( )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forget Paris ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in French and English and held by 402 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 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Hairspray', the hit musical, is based on John Waters' affectionately subversive homage to his Baltimore youth and the biggest hit musical on Broadway. This is a complete book of lyrics from the Broadway musical
That's entertainment! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of popular dance and song numbers from the Golden Age of the MGM musicals including scenes and numbers cut from their original films
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.13 for George of ... to 0.31 for Hairspray ...)
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Shaiman, Mark 1959-
English (158)
French (15)
German (8)
Spanish (8)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (2)