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Knight, Shirley 1936-

Works: 182 works in 549 publications in 4 languages and 17,143 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Romance films  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Recipient, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Shirley Knight
As good as it gets by James L Brooks( Visual )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his gay neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness-- along with waitress Carol Connelly-- helps put Melvin back in the human race
Divine secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Andrew Marcus( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like mother, like daughter. Neither a hard-as-nails New York playwright nor her flaky Louisiana mother will take the necessary steps to mend their long-time rift. No, this is a job for the Sisterhood, sworn life-long friends who stage an outlandish "intervention" to bring daughter and mother back together again
Paul Blart : mall cop by Steven Carr( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Blart is a mild-mannered, dutiful family man who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. He has applied to become a cop for years, but he always fails the physical exam because he is overweight and has hyperglycemia. One day a gang of organized criminals put the mall under siege and takes hostages. Blart becomes trapped inside and because he feels it is duty as a security guard, he refuses to leave. He becomes the police department's eyes on the inside and attempts to stop the criminals on his own
Paul Blart, mall cop 2 by Andy Fickman( Visual )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After six years of keeping our malls safe, Paul Blart has earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas with his teenage daughter before she heads off to college. But safety never takes a holiday and when duty calls, Blart answers
Sweet bird of youth by Richard Brooks( Visual )

18 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hollywood drifter brings a fading glamour star back to his home town, but runs into trouble from the father of the girl he had seduced
My Louisiana sky by Kimberly Willis Holt( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in Saitter, Louisiana, in the 1950s, twelve-year-old Tiger Ann struggles with her feelings about her stern, but loving grandmother, her mentally slow parents, and her good friend and neighbor, Jesse
The grapes of wrath by John Steinbeck( Recording )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of John Steinbeck's novel about the plight of American farmers who were forced off their farms by drought and foreclosure during the Great Depression
The private lives of Pippa Lee by Rebecca Miller( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nearly two decades under the wing of an aging, avuncular husband, dutiful mother and housewife Pippa Lee undergoes a midlife breakthrough. Unearthing the sexually curious wild child of her teens, middle-aged Pippa sparks a relationship with a divorcee loner. Pippa Lee is a resilient woman, refusing to let life pass her by
Playing for time by Daniel Mann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fania Fenelon is a Jewish cabaret singer in Paris during the Nazi invasion. Fania and thousands of other Jewish and political prisoners are sent to the Auschwitz death camp. She and a group of other classical musicians are spared from death in exchange for performing music for their captors. They are also ordered to play for the thousands being herded to the gas chambers, a 'humane' means of easing the condemned into the next world
Grandma's boy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 35-year-old video game tester is forced to move in with his overbearing grandmother and her two roommates. To save face with his friends and co-workers, he brags about the three hot babes living with him. Contains both the R-rated and Unrated versions
Redwood Highway by Shirley Knight( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in a comfortable retirement community in Southern Oregon, estranged from her family and generally not happy about life, Marie decides to journey 80 miles on foot to the coast and revisit the ocean of her past for the first time in 45 years. Once reluctant to attend her granddaughter's wedding, she now arrives as an unexpected guest. Along the way, she meets an extraordinary cast of characters and discovers that she's never too old to learn something about life and about herself
Petulia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unhappily married socialite woman is trying to get through to a recently divorced doctor, who in his own words just wants to feel something
Dutchman by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young conversative black man, minding his own business, rides on a nearly empty subway car. The only other passenger, a blonde vixen looking for trouble, sizes him up. Sexual tension, racial bigotry and righteous fury collide in a razor's edge confrontation between this unlikely pair. Writer LeRoi Jones's powerful and controversial play is faithfully adapted in this dramatically explosive and emotionally raw film"--Container
Blithe spirit by Noel Coward( Recording )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic comedy is set in the charming country home of Charles Condomine, a remarried widower. A witty and convivial evening party is transformed when a seance conjures the ghost of Elvira, Charles' first wife and she delights in wreaking havoc among the living."--Container
Endless love by Brooke Shields( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the doomed romance between seventeen-year-old David and fifteen-year-old Jade. Banished from Jade's home by her daddy Hugh, David obsessively cooks up a scheme to get back into the family's good graces. Since this plan involves setting Jade's house on fire, the puppy-love romance is in for a bumpy ride. Jailed for arson, David heads directly to Jade the moment that he's released, with tragic results
Angel eyes by Jennifer Lopez( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a startling ambush, one of Chicago's best cops, Officer Sharon Pogue, is looking point blank into the barrel of a scumball's handgun. Then it happens, a mysterious stranger appears out the shadows and saves her life. She discovers that its not the first time she and the mystery man have met before. The troubled pasts of these two have led them to build walls around their private lives, but brick by brick, secret after secret, love is going to tear down those walls
Open window by Pablo Picasso( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living a happy life in Los Angeles, Izzy's life is forever changed when a brutal crime shatters her world. As izzy battles the nightmares left behind, she finds an inner strength that transforms her and experiences the amazing power of love and forgiveness in surviving the unimaginable
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern parallels abound in the plight of Cambridge-educated mathematics wiz Vivie Warren, who discovers that her comfortable upbringing was financed in unspeakable ways. Shaw pits a clever heroine against a memorable gallery of rogues in this superbly intelligent - and still shocking - comedy, banned for eight years from the English stage
The rain people by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natalie has hit the road. Unsure of herself, she is two months pregnant and feeling trapped. She leaves her sleeping husband a note and drives away from her Long Island home one rainy morning to find herself. While on her search, she meets a loney man who brings tenderness and tragedy her way
NYPD Blue( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set at the 15th Precinct in New York City portrays the work and personal lives of police officers
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Divine secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Divine secrets of the Ya-Ya SisterhoodMy Louisiana skyThe grapes of wrathBlithe spiritMrs. Warren's professionThe rain people
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Hopkins, Shirley Knight 1936-

Hopkins, Shirley Knight 1937-

Knight, Shirley Enola 1936-

Knight, Shirley Enola 1937-

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English (237)

Spanish (3)

German (1)

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