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Knight, Shirley 1936-

Works: 199 works in 515 publications in 3 languages and 16,886 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Domestic fiction  Political 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 )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,809 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 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playwright Siddalee Walker is on the verge of opening a new play. She gives a magazine interview in which she discusses her unhappy childhood. Her mother is furious and cuts her off. Her mother's friends, who as children formed a secret society, the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, kidnap Siddalee from her New York apartment and take her home to Louisiana. The Sisterhood hopes to explain her mother's history and to patch up the rift between mother and daughter
Paul Blart : mall cop by Steven Carr( Visual )

18 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,747 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 )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,232 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 )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 861 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 855 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 )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 696 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 )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 614 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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 447 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 )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By day, 35-year-old Alex is the world's oldest video game tester, but at night he is privately developing the next big game for the X-Box generation. When one of his roommates spends all the rent money on Filipino hookers, Alex gets kicked out of his apartment. He finds himself forced to live with his grandmother and her friends Grace and Bea. To save face with his friends and co-workers, he brags about the three hot babes living with him
Redwood Highway by Shirley Knight( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 328 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 )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 294 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
Endless love by Brooke Shields( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old David and 15-year old Jade (Brooke Shields) find themselves in a passionate love affair. But as their relationship becomes more intense, it begins to take its toll-- and when David is barred from seeing Jade, a chain of tragic events unfold
Blithe spirit by Noel Coward( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 247 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
Angel eyes by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 203 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
Dutchman by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young conservative 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
Open window by Henri Matisse( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 177 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 )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cambridge-educated mathematics whiz Vivie Warren discovers that her comfortable upbringing was financed in unspeakable ways. Shaw pits his clever heroine against a memorable gallery of rogues in this superbly intelligent and still shocking comedy, banned for eight years from the English stage after its London debut. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Paul Gutrecht, Kaitlin Hopkins, Shirley Knight, Basil Langton, Dakin Matthews and Robin Sachs
The rain people by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 167 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 lonely man who brings tenderness and tragedy her way
NYPD Blue( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gritty reality of life in the New York City 15th Precinct as the police detectives go about their work with grim determination. This season, Andy Sipowicz gets new partner Bobby Simone
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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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