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Levy, Shawn

Overview
Works: 35 works in 171 publications in 5 languages and 7,670 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biography  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Biographies  History 
Roles: Author, Director, fmd, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shawn Levy
Paul Newman : a life by Shawn Levy( Book )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Paul Newman: A Life," film critic and pop culture historian Shawn Levy gives readers the ultimate behind-the-scenes examination of the actor's life, from his merry pranks on the set to his lasting romance with Joanne Woodward to the devastating impact of his son's death from a drug overdose
De Niro : a life by Shawn Levy( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. De Niro become known for his deep involvement in his characters, resulting in extraordinary, chameleonic performances. Yet little is known about the off-screen De Niro--he is an intensely private man, whose rare public appearances are often marked by palpable awkwardness, in powerful contrast to his confident movie personae. In this compelling biography, Shawn Levy writes of these many De Niros--the characters and the man--seeking to understand the evolution of an actor who once dove deeply into his roles as if to hide his inner nature, and who now seemingly avoids acting challenges, taking roles which make few apparent demands on his overwhelming talent. Following De Niro's roots as the child of artists who encouraged him from an early age to be independent of vision and spirit, to his intense schooling as an actor, the rise of his career, his marriages, his life as a father, restaurateur, and businessman, and, of course, his current movie career, Levy has written a biography that reads like a novel about a character whose inner turmoil takes him to heights of artistry.--From publisher description
King of comedy : the life and art of Jerry Lewis by Shawn Levy( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Jerry Lewis, discussing his varied career as a performer, director, fundraiser, and standard-setting comedian, and looking at the private man and the forces that drive him
Rat pack confidential : Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey & the last great showbiz party by Shawn Levy( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Paul Newman : a life by Shawn Levy( Recording )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the motion picture actor, director, and philantropist, from his early life and acting career to his personal life and family
The last playboy : the high life of Porfirio Rubirosa by Shawn Levy( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porfirio Rubirosa was the last great playboy: a symbol of powerful masculinity, ubiquity, and easy-come-easy-go money. He had an eye for beautiful women, particularly when they came with great wealth: he managed to marry two of the richest women on the planet. Rumor had him bedding hundreds of others, including Christina Onassis, Eva Perón, and Zsa Zsa Gabor. But he was a man's man, too, chumming around with the likes of Joe Kennedy, Frank Sinatra, Oleg Cassini, Aly Khan, and King Farouk. When above-board income was scarce, he diverted himself with jewel-thievery, shadowy diplomatic errands, and any other illicit scam that came his way. Whatever legitimate power he wielded came to him from Rafael Trujillo, one of the most power-mad dictators the New World has ever seen. When Rubi died at the age of 56, wrapping his sports car around a tree, an era went with him.--From publisher description
Ready, steady, go! : the smashing rise and giddy fall of Swinging London by Shawn Levy( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Ready Steady, Go! Shawn Levy captures the spirit of the sixties in all its exuberance. A portrait of London from roughly 1961 to 1969, it chronicles the explosion of creativity - in art, music and fashion - and the revolutions - sexual, social and political - that reshaped the world. Levy deftly blends the enthusiasm of a fan, the discerning eye of a social critic and a historian's objectivity as he re-creates the hectic pace and daring experimentation of the times - from the utter transformation of rock 'n' roll by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, to the new aesthetics introduced by fashion designers like Mary Quant, haircutters like Vidal Sassoon, photographers like David Bailey, actors like Michael Caine and Terence Stamp and filmmakers like Richard Lester and Nicolas Roeg, to the wild clothing shops and cutting-edge clubs that made Carnaby Street and King's Road the hippest thoroughfares in the world."--Jacket
Real steel by Shawn Levy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het jaar 2020. De 11-jarige Max en zijn vader, een oud-bokser, proberen geld te verdienen met een vechtrobot
Ready, steady, go! : swinging London and the invention of cool by Shawn Levy( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London var i nogle få år i 1960'erne toneangivende indenfor mode, populær musik, teater og meget mere
Night at the museum 3: secret of the tomb( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in Multiple languages and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De krachten van de magische Egyptische amulet waardoor de museumstukken 's nachts tot leven komen nemen af. Nachtwaker Larry Daley reist naar het British Museum in Londen om advies te vragen aan de mummies. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
The internship by Shawn Levy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee werkloze horlogeverkopers, veertigers en digibeet, worden aangenomen als stagiairs bij Google
Night at the museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Daley is een gescheiden vader die met enige tegenzin een baan als nachtwaker in het Historisch Museum van New York accepteert. Tijdens zijn diensten komen allerlei attributen tot leven
Just in time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael, a widower with a young daughter, must learn to listen to his daughter and his heart when choosing between his daughter's nanny and a high-powered public relations director who's after more than his business
Date night by Shawn Levy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een drukbezet echtpaar wordt tijdens een avondje uit aangezien voor een echtpaar met relaties in de onderwereld
De Niro : a life by Shawn Levy( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver, the Deer Hunter, and Raging Bull all dazzled moviegoers and critics alike, displaying a talent the likes of which had rarely--if ever--been seen. De Niro become known for his deep involvement in his characters, assuming that role completely into his own life, resulting in extraordinary, chameleonic performances. Yet little is known about the off-screen De Niro--he is an intensely private man, whose rare public appearances are often marked by inarticulateness and palpable awkwardness. It can be almost painful to watch at times, in powerful contrast to his confident movie personae. In this elegant and compelling biography, bestselling writer Shawn Levy writes of these many De Niros--the characters and the man--seeking to understand the evolution of an actor who once dove deeply into his roles as if to hide his inner nature, and who now seemingly avoids acting challenges, taking roles which make few apparent demands on his overwhelming talent. Following De Niro's roots as the child of artists (his father, the abstract painter Robert De Niro Sr., was widely celebrated) who encouraged him from an early age to be independent of vision and spirit, to his intense schooling as an actor, the rise of his career, his marriages, his life as a father, restauranteur, and businessman, and, of course, his current movie career, Levy has written a biography that reads like a novel about a character whose inner turmoil takes him to heights of artistry. His many friendships with the likes of Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Shelley Winters, Francis Ford Coppola, among many others, are woven into this extraordinary portrait of DeNiro the man and the artist, also adding a depth of understanding not before seen
Night at the museum by Shawn Levy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voormalig nachtwaker Larry Daley komt te hulp wanneer zijn geliefde museumstukken zijn overgebracht naar de archieven van het Smithsonian Institution en daar 's nachts in moeilijkheden komen
This is where I leave you by Shawn Levy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als een vader overlijdt, blijkt zijn laatste wens dat zijn vier kinderen en hun overbezorgde moeder die weinig contact met elkaar hadden een week lang, met aanhang, onder één dak verblijven
King of comedy by Shawn Levy( Recording )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a scrupulously honest portrait of the controversial comic star, Vegas icon, film distributor and philanthropist and the story of more than fifty years of show business history. It shows Lewis as a man driven to achieve for his own sake and for the sake of giving to others around the world
The Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als een wereldberoemde Franse voetbalcoach wordt vermoord en de grootste diamant ter wereld, genaamd Pink Panther, daarbij wordt gestolen, roept de Franse overheid de hulp in van inspecteur Clouseau
Cheaper by the dozen by Shawn Levy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De familie Baker - vader, moeder en twaalf kinderen - krijgt het moeilijk wanneer ze naar de grote stad verhuist
 
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Paul Newman : a life
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Levy, Shawn Anthony 1961-

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King of comedy : the life and art of Jerry LewisRat pack confidential : Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey & the last great showbiz partyPaul Newman : a lifeThe last playboy : the high life of Porfirio RubirosaReady, steady, go! : the smashing rise and giddy fall of Swinging LondonReady, steady, go! : swinging London and the invention of coolKing of comedy