WorldCat Identities

Read, James 1952-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 200 publications in 3 languages and 6,565 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Sports films  Historical films  Historical television programs  Dance films  Detective and mystery television programs  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Read
North and South by John Jakes( Visual )

84 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This saga follows two families - the Hazards, from the North, and the Mains, from the South - through their changing fortunes at home and the harsh realities of the battlefields. When the South surrenders at the end of the Civil War, the families are reunited once again in friendship. In the final installment, the two families continue through Post-Civil War Reconstruction into pioneer Indian territories
Beaches by Iris Rainer Dart( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the friendship of two very different women who meet on a beach as young girls, through good and bad times, career and marriage changes until together they must face a final challenge as only best friends can
Fame( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom
Remington Steele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investigator Laura Holt grudgingly accepts a new partner when a mystery man assumes the identity of her fictitious boss, Remington Steele. Together, they battle crime and their feelings for each other
Columbo mystery movie collection 1990( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc two: Columbo's case is personally and deadly serious when the wife of a man he helped put in prison is on a quest for revenge. Columbo gets to the root of the problem when he investigates a jealous dentist, his wealthy wife and her movie-star lover
Remington Steele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Laura and Remington continue to fight crime, and their growing attraction to each other, Laura catches tantalizing glimpses into her partner's mysterious and very private past. Despite the secrets, the twosome know they need to trust each other
North and South( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families, the Hazards and the Mains, are geographically and ideologically separated by the U.S. Civil War. The hatred, prejudice, and greed that tear at the fabric of a nation also threaten to destroy the threads that have woven the lives of these two families together
Huckleberry Finn : [&] The proud rebel [&] Walking Thunder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HUCKLEBERRY FINN: After being kidnapped by his drunken father, Huck heads down the Mississippi with his buddy Jim and have many adventures. THE PROUD REBEL: After John Chandler's son goes mute following a tregedy, John searches for a doctor who can help him. Before he finds one, he and his family must work off a debt using their talented sheepdog, Lance. When a doctor is found, John has no money to pay for help for his son and must decide whether to sell Lance, which will devastate his son, or get the boy help. WALKING THUNDER: Fourteen year old Jacob and his family are stuck in the Rockies when a bear destroys their wagon on their way west. They meet a medicine man and a mountain man who teaches Jacob survival skills that he must use with the giant bear called Walking Thunder on the prowl
Poor little rich girl : the Barbara Hutton story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorgeous, lonely, and rich beyond imagining, Barbara Hutton inherited the vast Woolworth fortune when she was only a child. A sweeping historical epic that follows the heiress around the world in her desperate and tragic search for love
Walking Thunder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming-of-age story of young Jacob McKay, who becomes stranded with his family in the Rocky Mountains, where they are befriended by human and animal helpers, including the grizzly known as Walking Thunder
North and South by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and French and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of North and South about a friendship tested by the turbulent events of the Civil War
Eight Men Out by Sanford/Pillsbury( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film about the infamous 1919 Chicago White Sox scandal. The young, idealistic White Sox players who, despite being pennant winners, are treated with disdain by their penny-pinching owner/manager. Ripe for a money-making scheme, the demoralized team agrees to throw the World Series. But when they're defeated, a couple of sports writers smell a fix and a national scandal explodes
Walking Thunder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming-of-age saga of young Jacob McKay, who becomes stranded with his family in the Rocky Mountains, where they are befriended by human and animal inhabitants
North and South : complete collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A friendship between two young men becomes difficult when their respective families end up on opposite sides of the Civil War
Columbo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uneasy lies the crown: "It's time to get to the root of the problem when Columbo investigates a jealous dentist, his wealthy wife, and her movie-star lover"--Container
Wildfire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kris Furillo (Genevieve Cortese), having just served time at a juvenile detention center for grand theft auto and resisting arrest, is offered a job at the Ritter family ranch after Pablo Betart (Greg Serano), a center volunteer who teaches inmates to ride, notices Kris' unusual talent with horses - especially the horse Wildfire, with whom Kris has bonded."--Container
Walking thunder( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coming-of-age saga of young Jacob McKay, who becomes stranded with his family in the Rocky Mountains, where they are befriended by human and animal inhabitants
6 family movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking thunder: The coming-of-age saga of young Jacob McKay, who becomes stranded with his family in the Rocky Mountains, where they are befriended by human and animal inhabitants
Remington Steele( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he was Bond ... he was Remington Steele ... Private eye Laura Holt grudgingly accepts a new partner when a mystery man assumes the identity of her fictitious boss, Remington Steele. Together, they battle crime and their feelings for each other
Remington Steele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he was Bond ... he was Remington Steele ... Private eye Laura Holt grudgingly accepts a new partner when a mystery man assumes the identity of her fictitious boss, Remington Steele. Together, they battle crime and their feelings for each other
 
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Beaches
Languages
English (129)

Spanish (8)

French (4)

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Eight Men Out