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Smith, Lois 1930-

Works: 197 works in 527 publications in 4 languages and 28,786 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Coming-of-age films  Horror television programs  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Author, Composer, Recipient, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lois Smith
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special police unit of people gifted with precognition keeps future crimes from happening until corruption invades their ranks
Lady Bird by Greta Gerwig( Visual )

27 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and French and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is a high school senior from the "wrong side of the tracks." She longs for adventure, sophistication, and opportunity, but finds none of that in her Sacramento Catholic high school. LADY BIRD follows the title character's senior year in high school, including her first romance, her participation in the school play, and most importantly, her applying for college"--IMDb
Iron Jawed Angels by Katja von Garnier( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatized story of Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, leaders of the suffragist women who fought for the passage of the 19th Amendment. They broke from the mainstream women's rights movement to create a more activist wing, daring to push the boundaries to secure women's voting rights in 1920
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

13 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cal, a wayward Salinas Valley youth who vies for the affection of his hardened father with his favored brother Aron."--Back of container
Hollywoodland by Allen Coulter( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 16, 1959, police detectives arrive at a Benedict Canyon home to find Superman dead, felled by a single gunshot to the head. LAPD calls it suicide, but Reeves' grieving mother, Helen Bessolo, isn't so sure. She hires private detective Louis Simo to validate her suspicions, centered on George's fiancée, aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon. Simo turns up suspects 2 and 3: Toni Mannix, aging trophy wife to MGM honcho Eddie Mannix, a tough little man with long-standing mob ties. George had been Toni's consort for years, and their breakup seriously wounded her. George Reeves wanted Clark Gable's career and instead got television stardom, becoming the idol of millions of children. Was he murdered, or just a victim of the sensitivities and insecurities of an actor who was never talented enough to be taken seriously?
The odd life of Timothy Green by Jennifer Garner( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inspiring magical story for the whole family. Cindy and Jim Green are a happily married couple who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When youngTimothy shows up on their doorstep one stomy night, Cindy and Jim ... learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts"--Container
True blood by Anna Paquin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
A year down yonder by Richard Peck( Recording )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel return for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud adventures when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Her extended visit is filled with moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual (and always hilarious) ways
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness
The Laramie project by Moisés Kaufman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
Sweet land by Elizabeth Reaser( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inge is a feisty German mail-order bride who has come to Minnesota to marry Olaf, a young Norwegian immigrant farmer of few words. But in a post-WWI, anti-German climate, the local minister openly forbids the marriage. Inge and Olaf fall in love despite the town's disapproval. But when the town banker attempts to foreclose on the farm of his friend Frandsen, Olaf takes a stand
True blood by Anna Paquin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final season, raging Hep-Vamps battle with their prey in Bon Temps
The comedian by Robert De Niro( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke
Truman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Truman led the nation through the end of World War II, the beginning of the Cold War, the struggle for civil rights and the creation of the United Nations
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Poncelet, un criminel endurci, attend son exécution à la prison Angola en Nouvelle-Orléans. Il écrit à une religieuse, lui demandant son aide. Soeur Helen Prejean s'occupe des pauvres dans un quartier noir, et soucieuse de porter secours à tout homme souffrant, elle se rend au pénitencier et rencontre Poncelet. Helen Prejean, qui a décidé de l'aider à obtenir une grâce auprès de la cour, s'implique de plus en plus dans l'affaire, suscitant des réactions négatives de la part des parents des victimes. Face à un véritable problème de conscience, elle choisit d'aller jusqu'au bout
A dog year( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Katz is a writer at a mid-life crossroads who decides to adopt and train a high-strung border collie named Devon, only to discover it's he himself who has the real lessons to learn. Based on a true story
Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison( Visual )

16 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future where artificial intelligence has brought about holographic reconstructions of loved ones, 86-year old Marjorie gains a holographic companion in the form of her late husband, but will she take advantage of this opportunity to recreate their life as she wished to have lived it?
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
P.s. by Dylan Kidd( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise is a divorced, thirty-something admission's office at Columbia University's School of Fine Arts who is unfulfilled in her love life. That is, until a graduate school application crosses her desk and she arranges to interview the young painter. Scott bears the same name and has an uncanny resemblance to Louise's high school boyfriend and one true love, an artist who died in a car accident twenty years earlier. Within hours of the interview, Louise and Scott have embarked on a passionately affair. But is Scott just trying to wheedle his way into the Ivy League?
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist is determined to discover a better way of predicting tornadoes with a device that shoots thousands of little trackers into the eye of the storm. Trouble is, getting it there is very dangerous
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Humbert, Lois Arlene 1930-

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