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Williams, JoBeth

Works: 148 works in 550 publications in 6 languages and 17,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  History  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Animated television programs  Superhero television programs  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Instrumentalist, Artist, Publisher, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about JoBeth Williams
Most widely held works by JoBeth Williams
Poltergeist by Tobe Hooper( Visual )

94 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,010 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
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Recording )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 45, 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.At 54, Paul has just sold his medical practice and come to Rodanthe to escape his own shattered past. Now, with the storm closing in, two wounded people will turn to each other for comfort-and in one weekend set in motion feelings that will resonate throughout the rest of their lives
The big chill by Forgiven( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 1,587 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
The big year by Peter Mayle( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Looking to shake up their routine lieves, 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 realise that the quest for success comes at a price - and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was Wyatt Earp? Was he a hero? A civilized man who became a killer? A gifted lawman? A man who catechized violence? This romanticized biopic begins at the beginning, with Wyatt born on a farm with a stern but loving father, a kind but realistic mother, and many brothers. He studies law, takes a wife, buys a house, and settles into an unremarkable life. When his wife dies, he goes off the deep end--ending up in prison. Freed by his father, he flees, and begins a new life. This life will take him to Dodge City, where along with brothers Virgil and Morgan he becomes a lawman. He befriends Doc Holiday, and earns a reputation while accumulating a long list of enemies. When tragedy befalls one of the Earp brothers, Wyatt goes on a hunt to avenge his family's honor and in the process thrusts himself permanently into the folklore of the American West
In the land of women( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 806 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
My Name is Bill W. by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bill Wilson appeared to have it all--a promising Wall Street career; a beautiful, loving wife; and good friends to share a few drinks with after work. Then came the Depression and a dizzying downward spiral into a state of almost perpetual drunkenness. In 1935, Bill met Dr. Bob Smith and they became "buddies on the stormy sea of booze" and their "shaky little fellowship" developed into Alcoholics Anonymous
The day after by Edward Hume( Visual )

53 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member 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
Stir crazy by Sidney Poitier( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 523 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
Love's Christmas journey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 491 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 429 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
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
Jungle2jungle by John Pasquin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member 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
The winner by David Baldacci( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"LuAnn Tyler is a twenty-year-old unwed mother in Rikersville, Georgia, a woman who can use her fists as well as her wits, a woman striving to escape an abusive relationship and a life of endless poverty. Then her luck changes
Searching for Debra Winger by Rosanna Arquette( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 347 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
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Broken glass by Arthur Miller( Recording )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 288 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
Feasting with panthers a play about Oscar Wilde by Richard Cumming( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 276 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
Dutch by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 271 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
The sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein( Recording )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 255 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
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