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Gammon, James

Overview
Works: 111 works in 242 publications in 3 languages and 16,977 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  Animated films  Sports films  Science fiction films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James Gammon
 
Most widely held works by James Gammon
The iron giant by Allison Abbate( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant robot from outer space lands on Earth and frightens a small town. The robot befriends a young boy and wins its humanity by saving the townspeople from their own fears and prejudices. Includes deleted scenes and commentary from director Brad Bird. Also includes theatrical version in addition to signature edition version
Appaloosa by Ed Harris( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1880s, the American West. Randall Bragg is a rich landowner who is wanted for murdering the town marshal. Lawman Virgil Cole and his deputy Everett Hitch are two friends who are hired to defend a lawless town from the murderous rancher. Their efforts become complicated and their friendship is tested when a young widow arrives in town
The Country Bears( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like so many other bands of their era and stature, the members of the legendary group the Country Bears were torn apart by the perils of their own success: ego, women, jealousy, and a little too much honey. In the 1970s the Country Bears - brothers Ted and Fred Bedderhead, Tennessee O'Neal, and Zeb Zoober -pioneered a unique southern rock sound that still influences music today. After ten years of separation and unfulfilling existences, the band has now reunited to film their first major motion picture. "The Country Bears" is the story of a band reuniting to save their birthplace. A greedy banker (Christopher Walken) is about to foreclose on the historic country bear hall - unless the group's one-time manager Henry Dixon Taylor and eager young fan Beary Barrinson can convince the bitter ex-members of the rock band to put aside their differences and perform a benefit concert to save the musical venue
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vicious new breed of killer is stalking the west Texas plains. And only an old fashioned kind of lawman can stop him. That man is legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call (James Garner). The adventure begins with Call hard on the trail of murderous young train robber Joey Garza (Alexis Cruz). Joined by his sidekick Pea Eye (Sam Shepard), Call will wage the fight of his life as he battles to bring his quarry to justice -- and bring himself out of the wilderness alive
Jesse Stone by Robert Harmon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Stone is a down-and-out former L.A. police detective whose biggest battle is now against the bottle, as the demons of his past rise to haunt him while he drives himself to distraction by pursuing a decade-old murder case. Finding refuge in the small town of Paradise, Chief Stone reopens an unsolved murder case, digging up clues in an old grave and pursuing the ghosts of a forgotten crime. But it's not just the victim's and killer's pasts that rise up to the surface-- it's his own, becoming the chilling focus of a riveting investigation that uncovers one shocking revelation after another
Major league by David S Ward( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and French and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's beautiful and smart. She has just inherited the Cleveland Indians. Unfortunately, she wants to move the franchise to Miami, and a losing season is her only ticket to Florida. She signs the wildest bunch of screwballs to play on the team. Her catcher is a washed-up womanizer who struck out in life. Her pitcher is a punked-out crazy who struck out with the law. Her third baseman is more concerned about fielding endorsements than grounders. Throw in other misfits and you could be destined for disaster
The Milagro beanfield war by Robert Redford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Redford directs this absolutely delightful comedy of everyday people caught up in extraordinary circumstances. When a Chicano handyman from the Milagro Valley decides to irrigate his small beanfield by "borrowing" some water from a large and potentially destructive site, he unknowingly sets off a chain reaction that erupts into a humorous culture clash. The developers then try to stamp out the modest plantings, forcing the handyman's friends to team up with the spirited "rebel" to protect and preserve their way of life
The final season( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Norway, Iowa, the Norway 'Tigers' High School baseball team is led by legendary Coach Jim Van Scoyoc who has won 19 State Championships. But the small town heroes are dealt a series of unexpected blows that threaten to rob them of their 20th championship win. Talk of a school merger gets serious and Coach Scoyoc is fired. He is replaced by his 24-year-old assistant coach, Kent Stock. Failure seems inevitable. Based on the true story of Kent Stock
The cell by Tarsem Singh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using an experimental technique, a therapist enters the mind of a serial killer to save a child's life. Her experience becomes a nightmare when she cannot find her way out
Life or something like it by Stephen Herek( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lanie does puff pieces on the nightly news. Ready to take on the national news, her boss suggests she hone her skills with ace cameraman Pete. Her comfortable, shallow existence begins to change the moment she and Pete do a story on Prophet Jack, a soothsayer who spouts unusually accurate predictions to passers-by in exchange for spare change. He predicts that Lanie will not get her cushy promotion, in fact, he says she'll die within a week. When Jack's other prophecies start coming true, Lanie starts living each day as if it were her last
Monte Walsh : the last cowboy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and French and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Walsh and his friends are cowboys and bronco busters, plying their trade in the Wyoming Territory of 1892. The advancement of civilization has all but rendered Monte obsolete, but Monte doesn't want to change his ways. But with the corporate buy-ups of Wyoming land, Monte and his friends may be forced to move on
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Spence, a washed-up Western movie star, uses alcohol, drugs, and young women to escape from the pain of his life. One day he suddenly flees the set of his latest Western on horseback and goes to visit his mother in Nevada. She tells him that he might have a grown son in Montana, where he once had a fling with a local waitress. Howard sets out to meet his son with an insurance agent from his abandoned film in pursuit
Major league II( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diehard Cleveland Indians who went from worst to first in a wacky season now cope with fame and its perks as the team tries to hit, hustle and joke its way back to the top
Wyatt Earp by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was Wyatt Earp? Was he a hero? A civilized man who became a killer? A gifted lawman? A man who catechized violence? This romanticized biopic begins at the beginning, with Wyatt born on a farm with a stern but loving father, a kind but realistic mother, and many brothers. He studies law, takes a wife, buys a house, and settles into an unremarkable life. When his wife dies, he goes off the deep end--ending up in prison. Freed by his father, he flees, and begins a new life. This life will take him to Dodge City, where along with brothers Virgil and Morgan he becomes a lawman. He befriends Doc Holiday, and earns a reputation while accumulating a long list of enemies. When tragedy befalls one of the Earp brothers, Wyatt goes on a hunt to avenge his family's honor and in the process thrusts himself permanently into the folklore of the American West
Outlaw trail : the treasure of Butch Cassidy by Ryan Kelley( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen year old Roy Parker aims to find out what happened to his uncle, Butch Cassidy, and the treasure that he hid with the help of his best friend, his arch rival, and the girl who has stolen his heart. But they're not alone, as a dastardly villain is hot on their trail
One man's hero by Lance Hool( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the Saint Patrick Battalion, a group of soldiers enlisted from Ireland to fight in the Mexican War. When they are treated harshly for their religious convictions, they escape across the border into the enemy territory of Mexico, where they must convince a Mexican rebel leader to let them fight against the U.S. so they can protect their beliefs
The ballad of Gregorio Cortez by Robert M Young( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and French and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 12, 1901, Gregorio Cortez, a young Mexican family man, shoots and kills a sheriff in self-defense. For the next 11 days, he eludes an inflamed posse of 600 Texas Rangers in a 450 mile chase across Texas. His manhunt captures the nation's interest and his eventual trial is tainted by the extreme emotions of the country
Cabin boy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel is a spoiled rich kid whose plans for a Hawaiian cruise backfire, finding him lost at sea with a gang of salty old sailors
What I did for love by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancee, Sadie Ryder, to finally meet her family in rural Pine Gap. After blundering through a bad first impression, James attempts to win over Sadie's lawyer-loathing father Karl
 
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Alternative Names
Gammon, Jim 1940-2010

James Gammon acteur américain

James Gammon actor estadounidense

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Гэммон, Джеймс

جیمز گامون بازیگر آمریکایی

ジェームズ・ギャモン

詹姆斯·甘蒙

Languages
English (106)

French (5)

Spanish (1)

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AppaloosaStreets of LaredoMajor leagueDon't come knockingWyatt EarpThe ballad of Gregorio Cortez