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Erman, John 1935-

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Most widely held works about John Erman
Most widely held works by John Erman
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Queen by Stephen Frears( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable history of Alex Haley's paternal side. Queen is the daughter of a slave and a plantation owner. During the turbulent decades of the antebellum South, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and beyond, she searches for a home in the two cultures and at times is shunned by both. Rejection and hate are no match for her unconquerable will
Victoria & Albert by Ron Arad( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving romantic story of two lovers who create an intimate private world amidst the pomp and politics of the court of St. James. This epic miniseries shows us a Victoria that we have never seen before--not the staid and stately old matron cloaked in black--but a young, passonate, sensual Victoria who takes command of the throne and falls head over heels in love with the dashing German prince who will father her six children
Breathing lessons by Anne Tyler( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a two-hour road trip to a neighboring town turns into an all-day adventure for Ira and Maggie Moran
Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Foster is taken in by reluctant relatives after the death of her mother. Her resilience in spite of set-backs eventually draws her to the woman who will return her love and be her "new mama."
Scarlett : the sequel to Gone with the wind, the greatest love story ever told by John Erman( Visual )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parallel paths of Scarlett and Rhett Butler take them from the social swirl of post-war Savannah to London's high society in this sequel to Gone with the wind
The boys next door by Panola College( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Helping them cope with the 'real world' is Jack, a social worker who has his own problems: his devotion to his job--and the 'boys'--is taking a toll on his marriage ... The all-star cast creates touchingly realistic portraits of these very special characters so the audience comes to know each one as a person, rather than just a disability."--Excerpts from the 1996 Peabody Awards entry form
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space is our final frontier. In the 23rd century, The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, whose First Officer is Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. The Chief Medical Officer is Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy. With a determined crew of 430, the Enterprise encounters Klingons, Romulans, time paradoxes and genetic supermen. Their mission is to explore strange new worlds, to seek new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before
Candles on Bay Street( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mom returns to her hometown in Maine after a lengthy absence, posing a potential threat to the marriage of her old high school flame and his wife
The Blackwater lightship( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother
An early frost by CTV Network( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gay lawyer is diagnosed with AIDS, he copes with coming out to his family and colleagues as they deal with their own prejudices
The attic : the hiding of Anne Frank by Miep Gies( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the World War II Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Miep Gies hides 2 Jewish families in the attic over the office where she works. Soon after the Allies land in France, Nazi officials discover the hiding place and remove its occupants to concentration camps. Among the ransacked remains, Miep finds Anne Frank's diary; after the war, she presents it to Otto Frank
Roots( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
The last best year( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning from a business trip abroad, Jane has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is very ill and that she has no family to help her through this very trying time. He enlists the help of a therapist who is very hesitant to become involved in this case due to the loss she suffered as a young child. As her condition deteriorates, Jane learns how to come to terms with her past as does her therapist
Stella( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a brief relationship with a young doctor, Stella, a tough and fiercely independent woman, discovers she's pregnant. Too proud to accept the doctor's marriage proposal, Stella raises her daughter Jenny alone, and through the years the two share a very special relationship until Stella realizes she cannot provide Jenny with the advantages her wealthy father can
The outer limits. the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
Victoria & Albert( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kept isolated from the court by her domineering mother, Victoria seems unprepared for the throne when King William IV dies. But the teenage queen shows surprising strength and resolve, defying her mother's schemes to seize power, and puts her full faith in the political counsel of Lord Melbourne, the Prine Minister--an alliance that would prove troublesome in the future."--Container
The Sunshine boys by John Erman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie Clark has not spoken to his comedy partner Al Lewis for eight years, but the offer of a screen test with Warner Bros. brings them together
Tennessee Williams' A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blanche Dubois arrives in New Orleans to stay with her sister Stella and comes into conflict with her forceful, brutish brother-in-law, setting the stage for her destruction. "In this powerful remake ... Tennessee Williams has restored the explosive sexuality and controversy that had been restricted in earlier versions."--Box
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySampson, Bill, 1935-

Erman, John M. 1935-

John Erman Amerikaans televisieregisseur

John Erman réalisateur américain

John Erman regista statunitense

Sampson, Bill.

Sampson, Bill 1935-

Эрман, Джон

جان ارمن


English (228)

Spanish (8)

French (5)

German (4)

Italian (2)