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Herskovitz, Marshall

Works: 142 works in 394 publications in 7 languages and 17,293 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Historical films  Fiction  Television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Interviewee, Scenarist, Author, Librettist, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Marshall Herskovitz
Most widely held works by Marshall Herskovitz
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Visual )

51 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
Blood Diamond by Edward Zwick( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Archer is an ex-mercenary turned smuggler. Solomon Vandy is a local Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join together for two dangerous missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son. The son was conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Defiance by Edward Zwick( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep forests of Poland and Belarus are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events
Love & Other Drugs by Edward Zwick( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Maggie, who meets her match in a charming Viagra salesman named Jamie. They leap into a no-strings-attached affair and discover they share a sexual chemistry that rocks the bedroom. But no matter how hard they try to keep things 'casual' Maggie and Jamie can't help falling under the infulence of the ultimate drug ... love."--Back cover
Dangerous beauty by Marshall Herskovitz( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the woman, a poet and courtesan, who used looks, wit and seduction to defy the conventions of 16th century Venice
I am Sam by Jessie Nelson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital. He names his daughter Lucy Diamond (after the Beatles song), and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid looking smarter than him. The authorities take her away, and Sam shames high-priced lawyer Rita Harrison into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
My so-called life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life
Thirtysomething( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Philadelphia, married thirtysomething couple, Hope and Michael are struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot. Elliot's marriage to Nancy is beginning to show the cracks of age, as is the friendship between Hope and her best friend Ellyn. Michael's best friend, Gary, on the other hand, is trying to get on with his womanising life, and get over the mutually-destructive affair he had with Michael's cousin, Melissa. The domestic and professional lives of a group of young urban professionals living at the height of the Reagan years
America in primetime( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
Jack the bear( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's never easy being a single parent. But it's especially difficult for John Leary, because deep down, he's really just a kid himself. Danny DeVito stars as a widower who's determined to make a new life for his two sons, 12-year-old Jack and 3-year-old Dylan. They move to a quirky Oakland neighborhood where John gets a job as the monster host of a late-night horror TV show. Though all three try to cope with the great loss in their lives, Jack, in particular, finds his father's silly antics and increasing alcoholism a confusing burden
Frank Capra bonus disc( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documentary films about the life and work of Frank Capra
My so-called life. Dancing in the dark ; Guns and gossip( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilot: Welcome to Angela Chase's so-called life, where the status quo of her seemingly picture-perfect teenage existence has been upset
An interview with screenwriter Marshall Herskovitz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer, director, producer Marshall Herskovitz is one of the most prominent figures in film and television. With partner Ed Zwick, whom he met while attending the American Film Institute, Herskovitz created and executive produced the highly-acclaimed television shows thirtysomething and Once and Again, and wrote the film The Last Samurai, starring Tom Cruise. He served as producer on the films Traffic, I am Sam and Dangerous Beauty, which he also directed. In this revealing interview, you'll learn his theories on why writing is hallucinatory, directing is a samurai job, and how movies are like aircraft carriers
My so-called life. Guns and gossip( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing in the dark: Rayanne arranges for Jordan to sell Angela a fake I.D. Patty and Graham experiment with ballroom dancing to spice up their marriage. Guns and gossip: A gunshot in the hallway and a rumor about Angela and Jordan has the school buzzing
Special bulletin by Edward Zwick( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anti-nuclear group has taken control of a ship in Charleston, S.C. and threatened to blow it up unless there is a disarmament of all nuclear warheads in the Charleston area
My so-called life. the zit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father figures: Even the Grateful Dead coming to town won't stop Angela from giving Graham the "silent treatment", until a beef with Rayanne starts her thinking. Meanwhile, Patty has to deal with her own dad when the IRS comes calling. The zit: Do looks really matter? Angela's zit, Patty's face, Sharon's hooters and Rayanne's slut potential are under scrutiny when the release of a sophomoric list on the sophomore girls coincides with the Mother-Daughter fashion show, forcing everyone to take another glance - at themselves
L'ultimo samurai( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nel 1870 il capitano Algren si reca in Giappone per addestrare il primo esercito regolare del Paese, che fino a quel momento aveva basato la difesa dei territori sull'impiego dei Samurai. Ora l'Imperatore si prepara a sconfiggere gli ultimi guerrieri rimasti con le sue nuove truppe. Ma quando Algren viene ferito e catturato dai Samurai, viene profondamente colpito dai loro ideali e dal senso dell'onore che li guida
Le dernier samouraï by Edward Zwick( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un guerrier yankee traumatisé par la guerre de Sécession part au Japon combattre les samourais qui menacent l'armée de l'empereur ... Superproduction à la gloire de Tom Cruise
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Marshall Herskovitz Amerikaans filmregisseur

Marshall Herskovitz regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Marshall Herskovitz US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur

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