Anderson, John 1922-1992
Most widely held works by John Anderson
Zoot suit ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 791 libraries worldwide
Lawyers seek justice for a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to prison. Based on the Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940's Los Angeles.
Psycho ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler.
Backstairs at the White House ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
An intimate look at life in the White House through eight administrations as remembered by a mother and daughter who, between them, served as White House maids for 52 years.
The twilight zone. Season 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.
The twilight zone. Season 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening.
The twilight zone. Season 4 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone.
The twilight zone. Vol. 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
In Time enough at last: Burgess Meredith plays a bank teller and avid reader who is the lone survivor of an H-Bomb attack and finally finds the time to read. In The monsters are due on Maple Street: Hysteria grips a small community as residents suspect a power failure has been caused by invaders from outer space disguised as humans. In Nightmare at 20,000 feet: William Shatner sees a gremlin on the wing of his plane. In The odyssey of flight 33: Air passengers travel a billion years back in time.
The twilight zone. Season 5 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling.
Soldier blue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
A paymaster's detachment of the U.S. cavalry is attacked by Indians seeking gold, and two white survivors trek through the desert.
The twilight zone. Vol. 4 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
In Passage for trumpet, an unsuccessful trumpet player is given a second crack at life after he is struck and killed by a truck, but first he has to learn what it is like to be "dead" in a world full of life. In Mr. Dingle the strong, a timid little man is given superpowers by a double-headed Martian experimenter. In Two, a contemporary Adam and Eve story, the two lone, frightened survivors of a nuclear holocaust must start the world anew. In Four of us are dying, a man who can change his appearance makes a bad decision.
Molly and Lawless John and Blue River ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Molly and Lawless John: The wife of a brutal sheriff falls for a condemned prisoner. She helps him escape. Together they do their best to elude the sheriff who has vowed to get his wife back and to take vengeance on the outlaw.
In search of historic Jesus ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Both Biblical and non-biblical sources are used to find clues about the existence of Christ. The four gospel accounts of Jesus' life, death, burial & resurrection are faithfully recreated and the sacred shroud of Turin, claimed to be his burial cloth is examined.
Namu, my best friend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A black and white Orca whale dives into the title role of this spectacular true story about one very special whale and the extraordinary man who protects and befriends him.
Cotton comes to Harlem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy.
The twilight zone. Vol. 17 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
In What you need, a two-bit thug thinks he's found the key to a better life in an sidewalk salesman who has the uncanny ability to tell people what they need the most. In What's in the box, Joe Britt sees his secret revealed and its horrible consequences on his just-repaired TV set. He frantically tries to alter his fate by confronting his wife. In The mirror, after a poor, but ambitious Central American farm worker overthrow's his country's tyrannical leader, he believes he sees assasins everywhere. A look in the mirror reveals his most dangerous enemy. In The old man in the cave, a mysterious guardian helps a tiny community survive after the Bomb destroys much of the Earth. But spurred on by the bullying outsider Major French, the townspeople become an angry mob bent on learning the secret of the old man in the cave.
The Andersonville trial ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Explores the moral dilemma of responsibility for the prison camp in Andersonville, Ga., where 14,000 Union soldiers lost their lives during the Civil War.
The twilight zone. Volume 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A recovering mental patient spies a hideous, furry creature tampering with the engine on the airplane in which he is a passenger(1st work). A jetliner trying to land at New York City finds that it has been in a time warp and is roughly a billion years ahead of schedule (2nd work).
The Lincoln conspiracy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
An engrossing drama about startling new disclosures of a high-level conspiracy centered around President Lincoln's assassination.
The twilight zone. Season 4 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The complete fourth season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring eighteen hour-long episodes aired in 1962-63.
Young Billy Young ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Western about an aging but tough-as-nails lawman who meets up with Billy Young, a fast-draw outlaw on the run after a deadly robbery.
Bates, Norman (Fictitious character) Bloch, Robert,--1917-1994 Book-worms California--Los Angeles Cheyenne Indians Death Disappeared persons Drama Escapes Fantasy television programs Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fiction television programs Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Ghost towns Horror films Hotelkeepers Jinn Magic Melodramas (Motion pictures) Mexican Americans Monsters Murderers Murder for hire Murder--Investigation Presidents Presidents' spouses Revenge Runaway wives Science fiction television programs Science fiction television programs Sheriffs Shipwreck survival Soldiers Supernatural Surrealism Television mini-series Television plays Television programs--for the hearing impaired United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Visions West (U.S.) Western films White House (Washington, D.C.) Women household employees Zoot Suit Riots (Los Angeles, California : 1943)