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Cassidy, Jay

Works: 85 works in 130 publications in 3 languages and 16,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Suspense fiction  Crime films  Comedy films  Video recordings‡vfor people with visual disabilities  Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jay Cassidy
Most widely held works by Jay Cassidy
An inconvenient truth by Al Gore( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Waiting for "Superman" ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provided is an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. This documentary has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life. Included are featurettes, and commentary
Silver linings playbook by Matthew Quick( Visual )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a man who has lost everything, his house, his job, his wife, and how he creates his own silver linings from the bonds he forms with his family and friends
Into the wild by Sean Penn( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
American hustle by David O Russell( Visual )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle is the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the cons and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and her domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Her magical summer begins when she meets Jesse Tuck. Jesse is full of life and adventure and Winnie falls in love. The Tuck family has a powerful secret-- a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. Now Winnie must choose whether she wants to live life as she knows it or drink from the spring
The first year by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every year the United States hires 250,000 new teachers. On September 7, five teachers will begin their new journey. These five young teachers fight the real fight: educating our children, one child at a time. Shows the human side of the story, revealing all the determination and commitment it takes to survive in America's toughest school systems
Ballistic Ecks vs. Sever ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Super-operatives Ecks and Sever both want their hands on a newly developed, micro-robotic assassination device. If they both survive their personal wars, the two foes are destined to become allies who take on the shadowy forces that are pitting them against each other
The crossing guard by Sean Penn( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in German and English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freddy Gale has waited six years for the release of guilt-ridden John Booth, jailed for the hit-and-run killing of Freddy's daughter. Freddy seeks out Booth and gives him three days to live
From the sky down a documentary film by U2 (Musical group)( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty years after the release of U2's Achtung Baby (1991), Davis Guggenheim charts the path toward this groundbreaking album. Guggenheim uses animation and unseen footage from Berlin and Dublin alongside conversation to reveal what is now a key chapter in U2's career
The Indian runner by Sean Penn( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers, one a straight-laced policeman and one a social malcontent, struggle to love and accept each other
Bodies, rest & motion by Michael Steinberg( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four young people try to move past the roadblocks in their lives
The making of Liberty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tells the history of America's most famous symbol from its conception by her creator, August Bartholdi, through her construction in 1868 and the restoration for her rededication in New York harbor on the Fourth of July in 1986 ... The story of the building and rebuilding of a monument embodying the American experience, as seen through the eyes of the French and American artisans and laborers whose work was separated by a century, but whose vision transcended time"--Container
The pledge by Sean Penn( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran police detective, on the day of his retirement, handles the case of a seven-year-old girl who has been brutally murdered. When a mentally retarded man confesses to the murder and then kills himself, the detectives consider the case closed, but was he actually the murderer? Before long evidence is uncovered that suggests the girl was just one in a series of brutal killings involving young girls and a mysterious man
Brothers zwei Brüder, eine Liebe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zwei Brüder, wie sie unterschiedlicher nicht sein könnten. Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire), Marine-Soldat, bodenständig, Familienmensch und Vater von zwei Kindern, verheiratet seit Jahren mit seiner Highschool-Liebe Grace (Natalie Portman). Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal), sein jüngerer Bruder, ein Taugenichts, als schwarzes Schaf der Familie verschrien und gerade aus dem Knast entlassen. Alles nimmt seinen gewohnten Lauf, bis Sam eines Tages nach Afghanistan zurückberufen wird. Kaum hat Sam seinen Dienst angetreten, wird sein Helikopter in den Bergen abgeschossen und Sam für tot geglaubt. Grace und ihre Kinder sehen sich plötzlich einer neuen Lebenssituation gegenüber. Liebevoll nimmt Tommy die Rolle seines Bruders ein und kümmert sich um dessen Familie. Und obwohl nie für möglich gehalten, nähern sich Tommy und Grace langsam an. Doch eines Tages kehrt Sam unverhofft zurück. Es entgeht ihm nicht, dass seine Position inzwischen von seinem Bruder eingenommen wurde. Wer wird eher mit den vertauschten Rollen fertig? Wie werden sich die Brüder im Alltag arrangieren - und wie mit der Frau, die zwischen ihnen steht?
Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pat Solano ist ein depressiver Enddreissiger, der nach dem Verlust seines Jobs und dem Wegrennen seiner Frau in einer tiefen Lebenskrise steckt und wieder bei seiner Mutter und seinem Vater einzieht. Durch Zufall trifft Pat auf Tiffany, die nach dem Tod ihres Mannes selber psychische Probleme hat und die beiden treffen eine Vereinbarung. Sie hilft ihm seine Frau zurückzubekommen und dafür muss er ihr einen Gefallen tun. Zwischen den beiden entsteht eine unerwartete Verbindung und sie entdecken wieder Positives in ihrem Dasein... Quelle:
Brothers by Jim Sheridan( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void
The assassination of Richard Nixon by Niels Mueller( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on real-life events. Set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who takes extreme measures to achieve his American dream
Silver linings wenn du mir, dann ich dir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High schools ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The problems of teachers are illustrated: paperwork; heavy teaching loads; school bureaucracy; parent/child attitudes and lack of rewards. Parents and school leaders need to work together to provide equal access to a good basic education for all students
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.13 for Tuck everl ... to 1.00 for Jay Cassid ...)
Alternative Names
Cassidy, Jay Lash.
English (57)
German (5)
Portuguese (1)