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Shaiman, Marc

Works: 345 works in 1,055 publications in 10 languages and 29,368 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Romance films  Biographical films  Political films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Musician, Lyricist, Arranger, Conductor, Singer, Instrumentalist, Actor, Producer, Creator, Recipient, Interviewee, Adapter, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marc Shaiman
Hairspray by John Travolta( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,150 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
The Bucket List by Lai ni( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sólo se vive una vez ¿Por qué no salirse de la rutina? ... Eso es lo que deciden hacer dos compañeros de cuarto, enfermos terminales de cáncer, el irracional billonario (Jack Nicholson) y el culto mecánico (Morgan Freeman), cuando reciben las peores noticias. Entonces escriben una lista de pendientes antes de partir -Cosas que les hubiera gustado hacer antes de "estirar la pata"--Y se embarcan en la mejor aventura de su vida alrededor del mundo. Se lanzan de un paracaídas, compiten a toda velocidad en una carrera de un Mustang Shelby, admiran la gran pirámide de Khufu. ¿Podrán descubrir cuál es su verdadera felicidad antes de que sea demasiado tarde?"--Envase
Down with love by Eve Ahlert( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,431 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
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( Visual )

43 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,340 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
The American president by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does the world's most powerful leader conduct a passionate romance and enjoy a litle privacy? This is the question posed by The american president
Alex & Emma by Jeremy Leven( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,276 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
City slickers by Jack Palance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends go on a cattle drive in order to quench their mid-life crises. Includes audio commentary from director and actors; featurettes; and more
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patch Adams is a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like other doctors. 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
And so it goes( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realtor Oren Little, willfully obnoxious to anyone who might cross his path, wants nothing more than to sell one last house and retire in peace and quiet. Then, his estranged son drops off a granddaughter he never knew existed. Clueless about how to care for the abandoned nine-year-old, he pawns her off on his determined and lovable neighbor Leah and tries to resume his life. But little by little, Oren stubbornly learns to open his heart; to his family, to Leah, and to life itself
Hairspray original Broadway cast recording by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,044 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 by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 940 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
Hairspray soundtrack to the motion picture by Marc Shaiman( Recording )

26 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 932 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
Simon Birch( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 903 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
Sleepless in Seattle by Fu si te( Visual )

38 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depuis qu'il a perdu sa femme, Sam Baldwin n'a plus comme de raison de vivre que son jeune fils, Jonah, et son travail d'architecte. Annie Reed elle, vit à Baltimore, où sa carrière de journaliste et son prochain mariage lui donnent toute satisfaction. Annie et Sam n'ont en principe aucune chance de se rencontrer, encore moins de s'aimer. Mais le destin et ses secrets font parfois des miracles
South Park, bigger, longer & uncut by Trey Parker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 790 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
George of the jungle by Sam Weisman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is a buff and lovable klutz who saves his animal friends from poachers
Rumor has it by Rob Reiner( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 679 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
The First Wives Club by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 639 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 Marc Shaiman( )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Songs in [this score] include the vocal line and lyrics paired with faithful reductions of the orchestral accompaniments. The songs are presented in their original keys with piano accompaniments carefully crafted for playability. The audio tracks included ... are performances of these piano accompaniments"--Page 4 of cover
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Marc Shaiman Amerikaans componist

Marc Shaiman amerikansk komponist

Marc Shaiman amerikansk kompositör

Marc Shaiman compositeur américain

Marc Shaiman compositore statunitense

Marc Shaiman US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Shaiman, Mark 1959-

Shainman, Marc

Марк Шейман

مارک شیمن آهنگساز آمریکایی


When Harry met SallyThe American presidentCity slickersSister actSleepless in SeattleGeorge of the jungleRumor has itThe First Wives ClubHairspray