WorldCat Identities

Roos, Fred

Works: 88 works in 341 publications in 5 languages and 21,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Children's films  Teen films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile delinquency films  Comedy films  Crime films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Originator, Interviewee, Production personnel, Author, Actor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fred Roos
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
The outsiders by S. E Hinton( Visual )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the streets of Tulsa in 1966, teenagers come two ways. If you're from the right side of the tracks, you are a "soc". You've got everything--money, cars, girls, and a future. But if you're an outsider, a "greaser," you've got nothing but your friends ... and a dream that someday, somehow, you'll finally belong
The black stallion by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Walter Farley's classic children's novel, in which an American boy is rescued after a shipwreck off the coast of North Africa by a seemingly untamable wild horse. After surviving together, they develop a bond and begin training to race once they are rescued
St. Vincent by Bill Murray( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maggie, a single mother, moves into a new home in Brooklyn with her twelve-year old son, Oliver. Forced to work long hours, she has no choice but to leave Oliver in the care of their new neighbor, Vincent, a retired curmudgeon with a desire for alcohol and gambling. An odd friendship soon blossoms between the improbable pair. Together with a pregnant stripper, named Daka, Vincent brings Oliver along on all the stops that make up his daily routine, race track, strip club, and a dive bar. Vincent helps Oliver grow to become a man, while Oliver begins to see in Vincent something that no one else is able to: a misunderstood man with a good heart."--Back of container
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and French and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness. Directed and screenplay by Sofia Coppola
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather part III: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing
The Black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec's horse, Black, has been kidnapped by a desert chieftain, and the boy is out to get him back! His adventures range across the exotic Sahara desert, and include tricky dealings with local tribes and a climactic big race
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the chronicle of the Corleone family's ascension into gangland dominance
Somewhere by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You have probably seen him in the tabloids; Johnny (Stephen Dorff) is living at the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. He has a Ferrari to drive around in, and a constant stream of girls and pills to stay in with. Comfortably numbed, Johnny drifts along. Then, hia 11-year-old daughter Cleo (Elle Fanning) from his failed marriage arrives unexpectedly at the Chateau. Their encounters encourage Johnny to face up to where he is in life and confront the question that we all must: which path in life will you take?"--Container
Rumble fish by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty James is a troubled teen who lives in the shadow of his older brother, "the Motorcycle Boy." He wants to be smart, tough, and cool like his sibling. Trouble is, he seems to only have the tough part down. Rusty isn't a leader like his brother, he's only good at getting people into trouble and trying to kick and punch his way out of it. Everyone around him has given up on Rusty James, and he's going to destroy anybody around him, including himself. When his brother returns, Rusty has to come to grips with who they both really are
Tucker : the man and his dream( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tucker is an engineer and showman who has a vision of the car of the future. Against formidable odds, he raises the money and builds a fleet of them, only to have his factory shut down by Detroit's Big Three auto manufacturers
The godfather by Mario Puzo( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après avoir fait fortune grâce au crime, Michael Corleone, parrain de la mafia américaine, espère pouvoir oeuvrer dans la légitimité: il se défait de toutes ses sources de revenus illicites et se propose d'investir dans une compagnie immobilière dirigée par la Banque du Vatican. Pour le seconder, Corleone choisit un neveu impétueux, Vincent, malgré l'amour interdit que celui-ci porte à sa fille Maria. Lorsque ses projets rencontrent de l'opposition, le parrain est de nouveau tenté par la violence
Hearts of darkness : a filmmaker's apocalypse by Fax Bahr( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth and engrossing look into the making of Francis Ford Coppola's epic Apocalypse Now, as filmed by his wife Eleanor
A little princess ; The secret garden( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little princess: Sara Crewe, the pampered daughter of an Army officer, is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken
The conversation by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia
Town & country by Johann II STRAUSS( Visual )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revelations of his best friend's affair drive an architect to begin questioning his own life and marriage
New York stories( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus Wrecks: The story of a neurotic lawyer who cannot escape the influence of his mother
Casting by( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film, focusing on casting director Marion Dougherty, is a celebration of the casting profession, highlighting its previously unsung role in film history while also serving as an elegy to the lost era of the New Hollywood, combining interviews, extensive archival footage, animated stills and documents
Barfly by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Chinaski leads the life of a barfly - living on the edge to escape the boredom of conformity. Unlike the average drunk he spouts philosophy, quotes Tolstoy & writed gifted & prolific poetry. Between drinking & brawling he meets Wanda Wilcox who shares his outlook on life
Hammett by Wim Wenders( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dashiell Hammett has retired from his career as a Pinkerton detective to write fiction. An old friend calls, and Hammett becomes involved in a search for a missing girl in Chinatown
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Lost in translation
Alternative Names
Fenton, Fred Roos-

Fred Roos Amerikaans filmproducent

Fred Roos producteur de cinéma américain

Fred Roos produttore cinematografico statunitense

Fred Roos US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Casting Director

Roos-Fenton, Fred

Фред Роос

فريد روس



English (204)

Italian (7)

French (4)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

Lost in translationThe Godfather DVD collectionRumble fishTown & countryBarflyHammett