Most widely held works about JoBeth Williams
Most widely held works by JoBeth Williams
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,214 libraries worldwide
At forty-five, Adrienne Willis must rethink her entire life when her husband abandons her for a younger woman. Reeling with heartache and in search of a respite, she flees to the small coastal town of Rodanthe, North Carolina, to tend to a friend's inn for the weekend. But when a major storm starts moving in, it appears that Adrienne's perfect getaway will be ruined--until a guest named Paul Flanner arrives.
The big chill ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bonds.
Wyatt Earp ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
Kevin Costner plays the most famous lawman ever to stride the Wild West. Gene Hackman is Wyatt's iron-willed father, and Dennis Quaid is Earp's deadly best friend Doc Holliday.
Jungle2jungle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
When Michael Cromwell, king of Wall Street jungle, travels to the Amazon to finalize the divorce from his wife, a jungle doctor, she reveals that he has a blowdart-shooting, giant spider-carrying 13-year-old son.
Poltergeist ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 756 libraries worldwide
Life is very pleasant for a California family until a host of other-worldly forces invades their peaceful suburban home. Their house is turned into a supernatural sideshow, and if the family doesn't clear out, they will be swept off into nightmarish chaos.
In the land of women ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Devastated over his breakup with his girlfriend, Carter Webb leaves Los Angeles to stay with his ailing Grandmother in her suburban Detroit home. Across the street lives the Hardwicke family. As Carter struggles to reconcile his own inner conflicts, he is drawn into the pains and loves of the Hardwicke women. All the Hardwicke women, in their way, fall in love with Carter. Each woman, in her own way, helps Carter find his way back.
My name is Bill W ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become the world's.
Poltergeist ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
The Freeling family is a typical middle class family living in the peaceful Cuesta Verde Estates. Steve, his wife Diane, 16-year-old daughter Dana, 8-year-old Robbie, and 5-year-old Carol Ann live in a tract house. Soon strange things begin to happen around the house; the pet canary dies, mysterious storms occur, and Carol Ann is summoned to the TV set, where a strange shaft of green light hits her and causes the room to shake. As the curious events continue, Carol Ann is repeatedly drawn to the television, where she begins to talk to "the TV people." Soon Carol Ann is sucked into a closet, disappearing from this reality plane. Unable to find his daughter, Steve consults Dr. Lesh, a para-psychologist from a nearby college. Lesh finds that the paranormal phenomena is so strong in the Freelong household she is unable to deal with it and sends for clairvoyant and professional exorcist Tangina to examine the house in hopes of finding Carol Ann. Tangina makes a horrifying discovery: Carol Ann is alive and in the house, but is being held on another spectral plane.
The day after ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 581 libraries worldwide
Following a nuclear strike against the United States, families in small-town Kansas try to survive as radiation slowly kills everything around them.
The big chill ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond.
The winner by David Baldacci ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 474 libraries worldwide
LuAnn Tyler is a tough, sly woman from Georgia. To escape a false murder charge she accepts a big lottery win and flees the country. But the lottery was fixed and she is tricked by a ruthless scam artist who controls her life and her soul. After 10 years she rebels and summons the courage and strength to fight this predator and the FBI.
Searching for Debra Winger ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
This documentary is not only about film star Debra Winger, but also about the trials and tribulations of actresses in Hollywood who have reached "that certain age". Arquette interviews several of her colleagues, all of whom have their own personal horror stories about insensitive producers and casting directors who tend to think of over-40 actresses as being suitable only for mother, "other woman", and "hero's girlfriend" roles, if they bother to cast these roles at all. The women also discuss the difficulties in balancing a successful career and a private life.
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
The skies over ancient Rome blaze with terrifying portents, and soothsayers warn Julius Caesar of approaching doom. As conspiracy swirls through the city, Shakespeare explores the deep repercussions of political murder on the human heart. A classic tale of duplicity, betrayal and murder, masterfully performed by an all-star, all-American cast in this BBC co-production.
Frankie and Hazel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Frankie (Mischa Barton) has studied ballet her whole life. Her grandmother (Joan Plowright) has raised her to be the next prima ballerina, but Frankie has other plans. Meanwhile, Frankie's best friend Hazel has plans of her own with dreams of becoming the town's youngest mayor. Together Frankie and Hazel set out to prove that all it takes is a little kid power to make a big difference.
Broken glass by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
In 1938 Brooklyn, Sylvia is suddenly unable to walk. Her husband is desperate to find out what is crippling his wife. The doctor can find nothing wrong, the only clue lying in Sylvia's growing obsession with news accounts from Germany. Even though she is safe in Brooklyn, Sylvia is terrorized by Nazi violence.
Stir crazy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Two zany drifters are mistakenly sent to prison for a robbery they didn't commit. They must rely on their wits in order to survive a sadistic warden, a hulking mass-murderer and worst of all, the inter-prison rodeo.
The sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
" ... chronicles three Jewish sisters from Brooklyn as they gather in London to celebrate a birthday ... [who] include a brilliant banker and single mother who has given up on romance, a suburban wife and mother who moonlights as a radio talk show host, and a travel writer who still wants to write her serious book."--Container.
Dutch ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Dutch Dooley picks up his girlfriend's son from boarding school in Atlanta, and sets out to drive to Chicago for Thanksgiving. He thinks it's a good chance for them to get acquainted, but Doyle turns out to be an upper class brat. Their cross-country battles land them in big trouble and make it doubtful whether they'll ever make it home.
Desert bloom ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
"Set in 1951 Nevada--the dawn of the Atomic Age, the heroine is 13-year old Gish, whose mother only sees what she wants to and whose step-father is an embittered, alcoholic WW2 hero reduced to running a gas station"--Leonard Matlin's TV movies and video guide.
Plaza Suite by Neil Simon ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Neil Simon's hilarious set of three brief encounters in the same suite at the famed Plaza Hotel in New York."--Container.
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Williams, JoBoth 1948-
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