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Rollins, Jack 1915-

Overview
Works: 65 works in 160 publications in 5 languages and 8,186 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Humor  Comedy films  Farces  Satire  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jack Rollins
 
Most widely held works by Jack Rollins
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weaves together stories of several people who have in common a connection with a rabbi who acts as traditional moral arbiter. The other characters are involved in complex relationships, extramarital affairs and other moral dilemmas
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration
The purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a screening of the film "The Purple Rose of Cairo", leading man Tom Baxter steps off the screen to meet Cecilia, a waitress in the audience. Reports of similar occurrences all over the United States prompt the directors to send actor Gil Shepherd (who plays Baxter) to investigate
Love and death by Woody Allen( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cowardly scholar Boris Grushenko has the hots for the beautiful Sonja, but cold feet for the Napoleonic Wars. Devastated by news of Sonja's plans to wed a foul-smelling herring merchant, Boris enlists in the army, only to return a penniless hero. Finally agreeing to marry him, Sonja settles down with poor Boris, to a rich life of philosophy, celibacy and meals of snow. But when the French troops invade Russia and Sonja hatches a zany scheme to assassinate Napoleon, Boris learns that God is an underachiever, there are no girls in the afterlife, and the angel of death can't be trusted
Broadway Danny Rose by Woody Allen( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about an agent Broadway Danny Rose and his attempt to revive the sagging career of the overweight, aging lounge singer, Lou Canova. Danny has finally booked Lou at the Waldorf, but Lou won't go on unless his girlfriend Tina is there on opening night. It's Danny's quest to round up Tina, an attempt that lands him right in the middle of a gangland battle
The front by Martin Ritt( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard Price, a restaurant cashier, poses as a writer so that blacklisted authors can submit their work through him, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand when he is forced to testify at an investigative congressional committee hearing
A midsummer night's sex comedy by Woody Allen( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three loving couples meet in a quiet country get-together - but everyone seems to be loving the wrong person
Another woman by Woody Allen( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a distinguished philosophy professor turns 50, she feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life. But the deeper she digs the more her life seems to unravel, until she realizes that her search for truth is a personal odyssey of self-examination, discovery and acceptance
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the story of neurotic comedian Alvy Singer and his girlfriend Annie Hall
Take the money and run by Woody Allen( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pseudo-documentary that follows the activities of an unsuccessful bank robber
Sleeper by Woody Allen( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miles Monroe (Allen) enters the hospital in 1973 for a minor ulcer operation only to wake up 200 years later after being defrosted. As Miles tries to adjust to his new environment, he is re-programmed, de-programmed, chased by Big Brother-like police, and falls for Luna, an underground poet
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship between three sisters centering around Hannah, a devoted wife, mother and successful actress. A loyal supporter of her two aimless sisters Lee and Holly, she's also the emotional backbone of a family that seems to resent her stability almost as much as they depend on it
Bananas by Woody Allen( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When product-tester Fielding Mellish goes to the country of San Marcos to try and win back his girlfriend, he is kidnapped by a group of rebels. When their leader goes insane, the rebels elect Mellish to replace him, thinking he can save the country
Shadows and fog by Woody Allen( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kleinman, a cowardly clerk recruited to help find a murderer, meets a woman and her boyfriend, a clown, running away from the circus. Kleinman decides to help them escape, abandoning the search for the murderer, but his choice only gets them all involved
Everything you always wanted to know about sex, but were afraid to ask by Woody Allen( Visual )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven vignettes that examine various aspects of sex
Stardust memories by Woody Allen( Visual )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary comic filmmaker Sandy Bates is tired of being funny. Teetering on the brink of a nervous breakdown, Bates attends a weekend retrospective of his films, only to confront the meaning of his work, the memories of his great love, Dorrie, and the merits of settling down with new girlfriend Isobel. Plagued by hallucinations, alien visitations and the bloodless studio executives trying to recut his bleak new film, Bates struggles to find a reason to go on living
Interiors ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Eve, an interior designer, is deserted by her husband of many years, the emotionally glacial relationships of their three grown daughters are laid bare. Twisted by jealousy, insecurity and resentment, Renata, a successful writer; Flyn, a woman crippled by indecision; and Joey, a budding actress, struggle to communicate for the sake of their shattered mother
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une magnifique évocation de l'époque où la radio était au coeur de l'activité quotidienne. Acclamée comme l'une des plus grandes réalisations de Woody Allen, "Radio days" est un hommage, un souvenir, une comédie et surtout, un film absolument délectable
Alice by Woody Allen( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice is a wealthy Manhatten housewife who feels unfulfilled in her life. After seeing a succession of alternative health care practitioners for a variety of imagined ailments, she finds an acupuncturist who helps launch her on a voyage of self discovery
New York stories ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trilogy about life in the big city. "Life lessons" is the tale of a passionate painter (Nolte) torn between his obsession for his art and his infatuation with his sultry assistant (Arquette). "Life without Zoe" is a wimsical fantasy of a very grown-up 12 year old who brings charm and magic to life in New York. "Oedipus wrecks" is the story of a neurotic lawyer (Allen) who cannot escape the influence of his mother
 
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Alternative Names
Rabinowitz, Jack 1915-
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