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Arkin, Adam

Works: 137 works in 376 publications in 6 languages and 19,642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Historical television programs  Comedy films  Television series  Film adaptations  Local history  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Narrator, Performer, Director, Proofreader, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Adam Arkin
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik can't believe his life, His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality
The Roosevelts : An Intimate History( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of National Parks, the digging of the
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months
My Louisiana sky by Kimberly Willis Holt( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 949 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
Hitch by Tan na( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten
Hanging up by Yi fo long( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sisters struggle to deal with each other and their aging father
Fargo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second chapter is set in 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Luverne, Minnesota, where young State Police Officer Lou Solverson, recently back from Vietnam, will tackle an all-new 'true crime' case
Summer eleven( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four inseparable eleven-year-old girls share the last summer before middle school in this charming coming-of-age story. Vanessa is an aspiring actress up for her first feature film. Lizzie tries to help her brother adjust to life at home after he returns from the war. Jess struggles to cope with her parents' separation. Peri, the new girl, hides a desperate secret. But as the summer unfolds, each girl finds the strength to face each challenge, knowing that best friends are always there for you
George & Ira Gershwin's Oh, Kay! by George Gershwin( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life by Damian Lewis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twelve years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, offbeat detective Charlie Crews has returned to the force with a $50 million settlement, a new spiritual outlook, a strong fondness for fruit, and a highly unusual approach to solving crime
The doctor by Touchstone Home Video( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man who becomes an extraordinary surgeon once he experiences firsthand what it's like being on ordinary patient
Life( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Crews is an eccentric detective returning to the force after being wrongfully imprisoned. Back on the beat with his determined partner, Dani Reese, and his unusually Zen-like outlook toward the cases he investigates, this unconventional crime solver tries to catch the LA wrongdoers who really belong behind bars
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the consequences of the Eighteenth Amendment and raises questions about the role of government in legislating morality
Roughing it by Steven Berman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Mark Twain's (Samuel Clemens) lively account of his adventures in the West during the 1860s, as civil servant, gold prospector, reporter, and lecturer
Silent treatment by Michael Palmer( Recording )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dr. Corbett goes to visit his wife before her surgery he is shocked to find her murdered, and himself the only suspect, but when the killer strikes again he begins tracing his wife's secrets to find the culprit
Lewis & Clark by Dayton Duncan( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spring of 1804, a party of explorers called the Corps of Discovery headed west into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory searching for the fabled Northwest Passage. Excerpts from the journals kept by the two captains and four enlisted men convey the raw emotions, turbulent spirits, and constant surprises of the explorers
The national parks America's best idea by Ken Burns( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of the 1920s, Stephen Mather and Horace Albright push for more park visitation in order to convince Congress to provide funding. They use the automobile to further their cause, and by the mid 1920s, park visits are up to 2 million. The stories of two couples, Margaret and Edward Gehrke, and Glen and Bessie Hyde, and their relationships with the national parks, are featured. A national campaign is undertaken by Horace Kephart and George Masa to protect the last stands of virgin forest in the Smoky Mountains. With the help of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and newly-elected president, Franklin Roosevelt, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is established
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Alternative Names
Adam Arkin acteur et réalisateur américain

Adam Arkin actor estadounidense

Adam Arkin Amerikaans acteur

Adam Arkin amerykański aktor

Adam Arkin attore statunitense

Adam Arkin US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Άνταμ Άρκιν

Адам Аркин

Ադամ Արկին

אדם ארקין

آدام آرکین

آدام آرکین بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

آدم أركين

애덤 아킨



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