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Sargent, Joseph 1925-2014

Works: 354 works in 885 publications in 8 languages and 15,171 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs  Crime films  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Narrator, fmd, Film editor, Restager , Singer, pdr, Actor, dtr
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Miss Evers' boys by Alfre Wood( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1932 when loyal, devoted Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with Dr. Brodus and Dr. Douglas on a federally funded program to treat syphilis patients in Alabama. Free treatment is offered to those who test positive for the disease, including Caleb Humphries and Willie Johnson. But when the government withdraws its support, money is offered for what will become known as 'The Tuskegee Experiment'; a study of the effects of syphilis on patients who don't receive treatment. Now the men must be led to believe they are being cared for, when in fact they are being denied the medicine that could cure them. Miss Evers is faced with a terrible dilemma - to abandon the experiment and tell her patients or to remain silent and offer only comfort"--Container
Something the Lord made by Alan Rickman( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the emotional true story of two men who defined the rules of their time to launch a medical revolution, set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow south. Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on "blue babies", Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas from an impressive team. As Blalock and Thomas invent a new field of medicine, saving thousands of lives in the process, social pressures threaten to undermine their collaboration and tear them apart
A lesson before dying by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vicious new breed of killer is stalking the west Texas plains. And only an old fashioned kind of lawman can stop him. That man is legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call (James Garner). The adventure begins with Call hard on the trail of murderous young train robber Joey Garza (Alexis Cruz). Joined by his sidekick Pea Eye (Sam Shepard), Call will wage the fight of his life as he battles to bring his quarry to justice -- and bring himself out of the wilderness alive
Warm springs by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's pre-presidency days, from being diagnosed with polio, through rehabilitation in Warm Springs, to his nomination of Al Smith for Democratic Presidential candidate in 1928
Abraham by BBC Wales( Visual )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 742 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
MacArthur by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

44 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama of one of the most controversial public figures of his time, General Douglas MacArthur
The taking of Pelham 1 2 3 by Tony Scott( Visual )

37 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of armed men hijack a New York City subway train and threaten to kill one hostage per minute unless their demands are met
Skylark by Christopher Walken( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm
Out of the ashes( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and German and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perl spent WWII in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz. Hoping to leave her nightmares behind her after the liberation, she applies for American citizenship in 1946. However, she is hauled into military court to explain how much she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at the camp. Perl struggles to explain how she terminated the lives of the unborn to save thousands of pregnant women from the gas chambers
For love or country( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Love or Country is a biopic about Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval. It explores his life as an adult, when he becomes increasingly dissatisfied with Fidel Castro's constraints on his music and the politics of a "Revolution" that declares his real musical love, American jazz, illegal. The film does not concern itself with every nuance of Cuban politics, but is about Sandoval's struggles to remain true to his country, which he loves with a passion, while balancing it with his love for music, which he cannot give up despite countless roadblocks
Jaws, the revenge by Michael De Guzman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The widowed Ellen Brody now finds herself reliving the horrors of the past when a mammoth shark kills her son. Grief-stricken, she travels to the Bahamas to be with her other son, a marine biologist, and his family. There she meets and falls for a carefree airplane pilot. But just as she is putting her life back together, the nightmare of the past returns when her granddaughter is attacked by an all-too-familiar Great White. Determined to end the terror once and for all, Ellen sets out for a showdown to the death. The action and tension build rapidly to a shattering climax in this, the most incredible Jaws adventure of them all
World War II : when lions roared( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the precarious relationship between Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin at a critical time when the final strategy for World War II hung in the balance
Sweet nothing in my ear by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dan Miller and his wife Laura only want what's best for their happy and healthy eight-year-old son Adam who's been deaf since age four. Laura, who is deaf, opposes the surgery, an implant. Dan, who is hearing, misses talking and listening to his son. This is a devoted family facing a moment of truth. Together or apart, Dan and Laura must make a life-altering decision on behalf of their son"--Container
Miss Rose White by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She fled Poland with her father before Hitler's invasion ... her mother and older sister weren't as lucky. Fifteen years later, Rayzel Weiss is Rose White-- a career girl with her own apartment and a promising future at the largest department store in Manhattan. Beautiful, successful and happy, she keeps her family's tragic past in a scrapbook hidden in her closet ... until news comes that her long-lost sister somehow survived the ravages of World War II and is on her way to America. But when Lusia arrives, the reunion is haunted by memories of her struggle to survive ... and an unspoken, unforgivable secret she shares with her father. As Rose struggles to balance her obligation to her sister with her dreams for the future, she is forced to confront the truth about her life and her family ... and the past that she's managed to forget
Love is never silent by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janice and Abel live in their own world. A world of signs. Signs they are ashamed to show. They are quite young when they leave deaf school to marry, and they must fight for their lives in the hearing world. The depression is hard, but being unable to hear often means tragedy for their family. Their daughter Margaret can hear, and becomes the link for Janice and Abel to the world of hearers, a world they don't understand and don't trust. Margaret struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels toward her parents. The treatment of deaf people in 1930's society, and the toll that the resultant misunderstandings take on a family, is well depicted in this film
Bojangles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of extraordinary tap dancing legend Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. This is the story of an incredibly talented man who struggled with the demons of his past and the racism of his time, but still entertained millions with his unique and complex dance style
The Sarah plain & tall collection by Glenn Close( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sarah, Plain and Tall:" A mail-order bride from Maine travels to Kansas in 1910 to join a widower, Jacob Witting, and his two children. "Skylark:" The Witting family is tested first by drought and then by separation, as Sarah and the children are forced to leave their Kansas farm to join Sarah's aunts in Maine while Jacob remains behind to try to save their livelihood. "Sarah Plain and Tall: Winter's End:" Having abandoned his family decades ago, Jacob's father John returns to the farm to try to mend his relationship with his son
Mandela and De Klerk by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film features the life of African National Congress co-founder Nelson Mandela
Colossus, the Forbin project( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ultimate computer creates the ultimate terror in this chillingly real sci-fi suspense thriller. When electronic genius Charles Forbin creates a massive computer complex that is capable of independently regulating the national defense of the United States, it appears that no enemy will ever be able to penetrate its sovereign borders. But such a promising thought turns into a stunning nightmare when it's discovered the Russians have built an equally sophisticated computer and that these two 'doomsday machines' have linked, sharing classified information and top secrets. Desperately, Forbin and his Soviet counterparts try to stop the all-knowing 'monster' computers from seizing command of the world's nuclear missile stockpiles"--Container
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Streets of Laredo
Alternative Names
Džozefs Sardžents

Joseph Sargent Amerikaans acteur (1925-2014)

Joseph Sargent director de cine estadounidense

Joseph Sargent director de cinema estatunidenc

Joseph Sargent réalisateur américain

Joseph Sargent regista statunitense

Joseph Sargent regizor de film american

Joseph Sargent US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Schauspieler

Sargent, Joe 1925-2014

Sargent, John, 1925-2014

Sargent, Joseph D. 1925-2014

Sargente, Giuseppe.

Sargente, Giuseppe 1925-

Sargente, Giuseppe 1925-2014

Sargente, Giuseppe Daniele 1925-2014

Sargente, Giuseppe Danielle 1925-2014

Sargente, Joseph Daniel 1925-

Sorgente, Giuseppe Daniele 1925-2014

Sorgente, Giuseppe Danielle.

Sorgente, Giuseppe Danielle 1925-

Sorgente, Giuseppe Danielle 1925-2014

Джозеф Сарджент

جوزف سارجنت

کارولین نلسون سارجنت تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

사젠트, 조셉 1925-

서전트, 조세프 1925-

서전트, 조셉 1925-



SkylarkMiss Rose WhiteColossus, the Forbin project