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Playtone (Firm)

Overview
Works: 192 works in 532 publications in 4 languages and 45,952 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Television mini-series  Children's films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Playtone (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Playtone (Firm)
The Polar Express by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe
Mamma mia! by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 3,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 year old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancee, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father. But not all goes according to plan. Now, old loves are re-kindled, new loves are formed, and Sophie risks everything to discover the true identity of her father
My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy Greek American woman meets the man of her dreams, turning her personal, professional, and family life upside-down
Cast away by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun
John Adams by John Adams (Television program)( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson is best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of the maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story
Band of Brothers by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 2,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Easy Company of the US Army Airbourne Paratrooper division and their mission in WWII France during Operation Overlord
Where the wild things are by Steve Vai( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination and will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum and runs away from home when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
My big fat Greek wedding 2 by Nia Vardalos( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to the highly successful 2002 motion picture, surprise: a hitherto unmentioned Portokalos family secret is sufficiently likelihood-bending as to force the previous film's characters out of large-screen retirement and back into our hearts for another big and fat Greek wedding
The Pacific by Joseph Mazzello( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
The Circle by James Ponsoldt( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity
Larry Crowne by Tom Hanks( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne (Hanks) enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher (Roberts). Now this simple guy will discover that when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might find your reason to live"--Container
Parkland by Vincent Bugliosi( Visual )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November 22, 1963, is a day that changed the world forever when beloved American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Parkland is the true story behind that tragic day, told from the vantage point of individuals who are forced to make split-second decisions after this incomprehensible event that will change the world's landscape forever
A hologram for the king by Tom Tykwer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman named Alan Clay pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition, and finally do something great
The ant bully by John Nickle( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After young Lucas shoots some ants with his water pistol they retaliate with a secret potion that shrinks him to their size
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center
Game change( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Game Change is a searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from the decision to select Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as McCain's running mate to the ticket's ultimate defeat in the general election just sixty days later. Told primarily through the eyes of senior McCain strategist Steve Schmidt, who originally championed Palin and later came to regret the choice
The great Buck Howard by Sean McGinly( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buck Howard is a mentalist extraordinaire who used to spend his days in the limelight. But nowadays, it's become clear to everyone but Buck that his act has long ago lost its luster. Yet, Buck is convinced his comeback is imminent. With the help of his new personal assistant, recent law school drop-out and would-be writer Troy, not to mention his fiery publicist, Buck surprisingly lands back in the American consciousness, taking Troy along for the ride of his life
Big love( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A polygamist and independent businessman lives in Salt Lake City with his three wives and seven children. He faces many challenges in meeting the emotional, romantic, and financial needs of his wives
 
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