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Williams, JoBeth

Works: 188 works in 545 publications in 5 languages and 17,791 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Radio plays  Television plays  Audio adaptations  Juvenile works  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Artist, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about JoBeth Williams
Most widely held works by JoBeth Williams
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks ( Recording )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her husband leaves her for a younger woman, forty-five-year-old Adrienne Willis reconsiders her entire life, until a trip to Rodanthe in North Carolina's Outer Banks leads to an encounter with surgeon Paul Flanner
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member 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 big chill ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member 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 re-evaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member 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
The big year ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Looking to shake up their routine lives, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate 'birder' by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realize that the quest for success comes at a price--and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Jungle2jungle by Tim Allen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cultures clash when a commodities broker brings his 13-year old son from the jungle to his New York City home
My name is Bill W ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member 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
In the land of women ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member 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
Stir crazy by Sidney Poitier ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member 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
The winner by David Baldacci ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member 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 367 WorldCat member 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
Frankie and Hazel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member 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
Love's Christmas journey ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Still mourning the loss of her family, Ellie agrees to watch her brother's children when he has to leave town. When a fire is set, Ellie works with a handsome deputy to clear a friends name and learns that if she can trust her faith, this Christmas may bring more miracles than she hoped
Broken glass by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member 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
Blake Edwards' Switch ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A notorious womanizer is shot and killed by three of the women he has hurt. His entry into Heaven is delayed because God wants him to prove himself by finding one woman who truly loves him. The task is complicated by the fact that he is sent back to Earth as a woman
The sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member 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 )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member 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
Feasting with panthers a play about Oscar Wilde by Richard Cumming ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surrealistic mixture of reality and imagination, "Feasting with Panthers" takes place in the life, mind, memory and vision of Oscar Wilde while imprisoned in England's Reading Gaol during the late Victorian Era. Through flashbacks and flash-forwards, the play presents a dramatic, flowing portrait of an era, and of a man whose genius and vitality live on in his own words
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen ( )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nora Helmer has everything a young housewife could want: beautiful children, an adoring husband, and a bright future. But when a carelessly buried secret rises from the past, Nora's well-calibrated domestic ideal starts to crumble. Ibsen's masterpiece is as fresh today as it was when it first stormed the stages of 19th-century Europe
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Alternative Names
Williams, Jobeth.
Williams, JoBoth
Williams, JoBoth 1948-