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Arkin, Adam

Overview
Works: 158 works in 316 publications in 3 languages and 15,077 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Dark comedy films  Fiction  Biography  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television cop shows  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Vocalist, Performer, Director, Proofreader, Contributor, Singer
Classifications: D811.5, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam Arkin
The war by Ken Burns ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
A serious man by Joel Coen ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik (Stuhlbarg) 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
Horatio's drive America's first road trip by Ken Burns ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,170 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,028 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 Eva Mendes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 860 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
Summer eleven ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 595 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
Halloween H20 twenty years later by Steve Miner ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and German and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laurie Strode, using an assumed name and now the dean of a Northern California private school, is still struggling with the horrifying 20-year-old memories of the maniacal killer Michael Meyers. When he reappears, she must conquer her fears and battle him one last time, for the life of her son hangs in the balance
Lewis & Clark by Dayton Duncan ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 385 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 doctor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 331 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
Silent treatment by Michael Palmer ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 320 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
Roughing it ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 304 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
Life ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 304 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
George & Ira Gershwin's Oh, Kay! by George Gershwin ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 256 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 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
Off season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An imaginative ten-year-old, dealing with the loss of his parents and living with his aunt in a run-down Florida hotel, spreads a rumor that a white-haired guest is really Santa Claus
Speed the plow by David Mamet ( )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jaded Hollywood producer Bobby Gould has spent a career reaping what others sow, until the night he's forced to choose between his loyal friend's sure-fire hit and a beautiful girl's art-house project. During a wicked evening of seduction and manipulation, Bobby discovers that the power he exerts is more elusive than it seems
Standards & gems by George Gershwin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The war. a Ken Burns film ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In spring 1945, although the numbers of dead and wounded have more than doubled since D-Day, the people of Mobile, Sacramento, Waterbury and Luverne understand all too well that there will be more bad news from the battlefield before the war can end. That March, when Americans go to the movies, President Franklin Roosevelt warns them in a newsreel that although the Nazis are on the verge of collapse, the final battle with Japan could stretch on for years
The war. a Ken Burns film ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode one of a seven-episode series tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
 
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Languages
English (100)
German (3)
Spanish (2)
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