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Hershey, Barbara 1948-

Overview
Works: 353 works in 1,091 publications in 8 languages and 31,013 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Adventure stories  Baseball films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Artist, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Barbara Hershey
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Hershey
Black swan by Darren Aronofsky ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company. Her life, like most in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her mother Erica, a former ballerina who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: new dancer Lily, who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton - the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at three sisters and the relationship they have with one another, and with the men in their lives
Beaches by Garry Marshall ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease. Featured for the first time on Blu-ray
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this controversial movie, Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed as free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
The natural by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A once-promising baseball player on his way to stardom in the big leagues, finds his dreams shattered when a mysterious woman and a silver bullet end his career prematurely. Sixteen years later, armed with his childhood bat "Wonderboy," he comes back to baseball, joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to see if he can overcome physical pain and the nefarious forces around him to lead his team to the pennant
Insidious by James Wan ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josh and Renai have a happy family, until tragedy strikes their young son, and he begins to experience things that science cannot explain. Now they must try to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further
Falling down by Joel Schumacher ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a troubled man, Bill Foster, who has a mental breakdown and embarks upon an increasingly violent crime spree across Los Angeles. A police detective, Sgt. Prendergast, who is working his last day before retiring, is the only one who correctly pieces together the clues. Prendergast races to find and arrest Foster before the dangerous and unpredictable man reaches his destination: his ex-wife and young daughter
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Deronda is a sensitive, intelligent, young man haunted by secrets that shroud his birth. Gwendolen Harleth is a beautiful gambler short on cash. When the two meet, sparks fly
Return to Lonesome Dove by Mike Robe ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After returning the body of Gus McCrae to Lonesome Dove, Woodrow Call takes on the challenge of driving a herd of wild mustangs 2500 miles north of the Hat Creek Ranch in Montana. But tragedy, despair and deceit will greet him before he ever gets there
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabel Archer is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
Swing kids by Thomas Carter ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and French and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two swing-music loving friends in Nazi Germany must choose between their individual freedom or loyalty to the murderous Third Reich
Insidious ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world
Lantana by Ray Lawrence ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lantana: a noxious and troublesome weed with dense and spiky undergrowth, sometimes cultivated for its colorful, aromatic flowers (film website). Like the plant, this film is a thicket: lovely and sweet smelling on its surface, dense and thorny beneath. In Lantana, a quartet of married couples from different strata of urban Australian life--wealthy Valerie and John, the middle-class Zats, working-class Jane and her estranged husband Pete, and struggling, just barely working-class Nik and Paula--are connected by psychiatrist Valerie, whose disappearance is the event around which these couples lives begin to revolve. The delicately layered storyline reminds viewers of three essential truths about human existence: No one is exactly what he or she seems; actions generate ripples that reach far beyond the actions themselves; and life does go on, no matter what, but it is never the same as before. Before what? Before everything
Abraham by Warner Home Video (Firm) ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham leaves the pagan land of Ur for the promised land of Canaan, after being promised by God that doing so will cause his descendents to become a great and numerous tribe
Last of the Dogmen by Tab Murphy ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bounty hunter and an expert in Native American culture discover an Indian tribe thought massacred over 100 years ago
Tin men by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two less-than-honest aluminum siding salesmen meet in a fender bender, but their bruised egos and quick tempers turn the minor accident into a major vendeta against each other's symbols of success--their prized Cadillacs
The stunt man by Richard Rush ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Vietnam veteran Cameron is on the run from the police when he stumbles onto the set of a war movie directed by megalomaniac Eli Cross. But when the young fugitive is forced to replace a dead stunt man, he falls in love with the movie's leading lady while trying to avoid getting arrested or killed. Is Eli trying to capture Cameron's death on film? And what happens to a paranoid stunt man when illusion and reality change places?"--Container
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 1945 and a grown up Anne Shirley returns to Prince Edward Island for an extended visit. She agrees to write a play for a local theatre producer in hopes that it will keep her mind off of her only son who is serving in the Armed Forces overseas. A letter is discovered from the father who abandoned her as a child, bringing up the memories of her early childhood
Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
 
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Alternative Names
Herzstein, Barbara
Herzstein, Barbara 1948-
Herzstein, Barbara Lynn.
Seagull, Barbara
Seagull, Barbara 1948-...
Languages
English (375)
German (27)
French (8)
Spanish (4)
Danish (2)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Italian (1)
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