WorldCat Identities

Arkin, Adam

Overview
Works: 185 works in 353 publications in 3 languages and 17,748 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Historical television programs  Comedy films  Television programs  Film adaptations  Television series  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Narrator, Performer, Director, Proofreader, Contributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam Arkin
The war by Ken Burns( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,638 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 )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,731 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 )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor as the most prominent members of the most important family in history. Through their stories, PBS chronicles the history they helped to shape, from the Square Deal to the New Deal, San Juan Hill to the Western Front, to the founding of the United Nations
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,196 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 978 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 891 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 611 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 )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 571 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 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Lewis and Clark as they set out through the Louisiana Territory in search of the Northwest Passage
George & Ira Gershwin's Oh, Kay! by George Gershwin( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life was his sentence. Life is what he got back. Damian Lewis (Band of Brothers) stars as the unconventional police officer-turned-convict-turned-detective with a second chance in each compelling Season One episode of the critically acclaimed mystery series Life. After twelve years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, offbeat 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. With the aid of his skeptical and demanding new partner, Dani Reese (Sarah Shahi, Rush Hour 3), he's turning police procedure upside down in this unique and fast-paced series
The doctor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 323 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
Roughing it( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 295 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
Prohibition by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 290 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
Life( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 287 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
Silent treatment by Michael Palmer( Recording )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 285 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
Off season( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 208 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 2014 in English and held by 202 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
Lewis & Clark the journey of the Corps of Discovery by Ken Burns( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the Lewis and Clark expedition through the American West. Sent by President Thomas Jefferson to find the fabled Northwest Passage, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the most courageous and important expedition in U.S. history. This show chronicles the story of all involved, the young army men, French-Canadian boatmen, Clark's African-American slave, and the Shoshone woman, Sacajawea and her infant son
 
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Hitch
Alternative Names
Adam Arkin acteur et ralisateur amricain

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 بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

애덤 아킨

アダム・アーキン

Languages
English (103)

Spanish (2)

German (2)

Covers
HitchLewis & ClarkSilent treatmentSpeed the plow