WorldCat Identities

Read, James 1952-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 211 publications in 3 languages and 6,586 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Sports films  Television adaptations  Historical films  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Read
North & south by John Jakes( Visual )

90 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,228 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 Garry Marshall( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Remington Steele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 287 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
Remington Steele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 231 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
Columbo mystery movie collection 1990( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc three: Columbo must read between the lines when he looks into the killing of a wealthy romance novelist who was found dead in an unusual state of distress. Columbo enters the hallowed halls of higher education after the murder of a professor and discovers that some seemingly helpful students aren't making the grade
North and South( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 227 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 223 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 )

6 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 147 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

Based on the real-life scandal of 1919, the film tells the story of eight baseball players who plan to throw games for money, and the scorn and anger the scheme earned them
Walking Thunder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 92 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 89 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 77 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 57 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 32 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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English (137)

Spanish (7)

French (4)

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Eight Men Out