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Alcon Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 71 works in 240 publications in 3 languages and 30,005 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Romance films  Teen films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alcon Entertainment (Firm)
The blind side by John Lee Hancock ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome-- as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
The sisterhood of the traveling pants by Amber Tamblyn ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four lifelong friends will be spending their summer separated for the first time. On a shopping trip, the young women find a pair of thrift-shop jeans that fits each of them perfectly and decide to use the pants as a way of keeping in touch over the months ahead. Each one of the friends will wear the jeans for a week to see what luck they bring to her before sending them on to the next. Though miles apart, the four friends still experience life, love and loss together in a summer that they will never forget
Dolphin tale by Morgan Freeman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life. Swimming free, a young dolphin is caught in a crab trap, severely damaging her tail. She is rescued and transported to the Clearwater Marine Hospital, where she is named Winter. But her fight for survival has just begun. Without a tail, Winter's prognosis is dire
The sisterhood of the traveling pants 2 by Sanaa Hamri ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join the four best friends as they finish their first year of college and dive into a summer of excitement. Bridget journeys to Turkey on an archaeological dig. Carmen plunges into the hectic, creative world of summer theater in Vermont. Lena discovers new love and old heartbreak at the Rhode Island School of Design. Tibby takes a big step in her relationship with Brian in the Big Apple
The book of Eli by Albert Hughes ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland
Racing stripes by Frederik Du Chau ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a fierce thunderstorm in rural Kentucky, a young zebra is accidentally left behind by a travelling circus. He is found by former champion horse trainer, Nolan Walsh and "Stripes" is quickly adopted as a favourite pet by his daughter, Channing. Now Stripes may not look like the other horses galloping across the fields, but he thinks he is no different and longs to race with all the thoroughbreds. So does Channing and, with some encouragement from his fellow barnyard animals, the pair embark on the unthinkable dream of racing in the ultimate - The Kentucky Open
P.S.I love you by Richard LaGravenese ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
Something borrowed by Kate Hudson ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rachel is a generous and loyal pal to her engaged best friend Darcy. But after celebrating her 30th birthday, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in the arms of Dex, the guy she's had a crush on since law school, and who happens to be Darcy's fianceĢ. In the frantic weeks leading up to Darcy's wedding, Rachel finds herself caught between her longtime friendship with Darcy and the prospect of losing the love of her life
My dog Skip ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the special time of growing up, children always need a special friend. Here are two of the best. My dog Skip is a memoir about a Jack Russell terrier who helps his young owner turn bullies into friends, outwit hapless moonshiners and even win the attention of the prettiest girl in school. Heroism is a dog named Shiloh in Shiloh 3 : Saving Shiloh, the concluding adventure in a series of three. The little beagle is a bundle of canine devotion--and a little bit of a detective, too--when he and his human pal Marty become involved in a murder mystery
Joyful noise ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The discord between its two leading ladies threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, stubbornly wants to stick with their tried-and-true traditional style, G.G. Sparrow thinks tried-and-true translates to tired-and-old
Beautiful creatures ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin, she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead-end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
What to expect when you're expecting ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A hilarious and heartfelt comedy about five couples whose interwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood."--Container
Prisoners ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads, Dover knows his child's life is at stake and decides he must to take matters into his own hands. How far will he go to protect his family?
Chasing Liberty ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Foster is the 18-year-old daughter of President of the United States James Foster. Anna has led a privileged life, but she has grown to resist the constant presence of Secret Service agents getting in the way of her independence. While on a family trip to Europe, Anna manages to get away from security for a brief time. She inevitably falls for Ben Calder, with whom she enjoys a fresh and clean European vacation. Not wanting to ruin her fun, she doesn't tell him who she really is. Unfortunately, Ben has a secret identity of his own
16 blocks ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Mosley is a burnt-out detective who is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail, 16 blocks to the 100 Centre Street courthouse. However, as the two head off, Mosley learns that the man is supposed to testify against Mosley's colleagues, and the entire NYPD want the witness dead. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting the witness
Lottery ticket ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After winning a lottery worth $370 million, Kevin Carson, a young man living in the projects, suddenly has the sexy girl who wouldn't give him the time of day wanting to hook up, a local gang boss willing to take him under his wing, and a surly thug just looking to pummel him and take the ticket
Chernobyl diaries ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone
The affair of the necklace ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace
One missed call ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beth Raymond is a college student who begins losing all her friends after one of her classmates is found dead. She doesn't understand why. All she knows is that each of her friends received a voicemail on their cell phones, one that told them when they would die and what they would say at the moment of their death. Each time a person gets a call, his or her phone plays a quiet music box lullaby instead of its normal ring tone. After ther person hears the message, they begin to see disturbing things. As soon as they die, they cough up a piece of hard candy, after which their cell phones dial another number, notifying the next person to die on the list. Beth eventually gets the call. With the help of Officer Jack Andrews, Beth hopes to solve this mystery before her time runs out
 
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Alternative Names
Alcon Entertainment
Languages
English (172)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)
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