WorldCat Identities

Read, James 1952-

Overview
Works: 80 works in 218 publications in 3 languages and 6,631 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Musical films  Sports films  Historical television programs  Dance films  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Read
North & south by John Jakes( Visual )

80 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,214 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 )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends are reunited in their middle age and one learns she is dying of a fatal disease
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 745 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. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
North and South( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This explosive tale of the next generations of Mains and Hazards boasts an all-star cast and lavish production values depicting a time when westward expansion offered opportunity and triggered dangers to rival those of the conflict just ended. Undercurrents of racism and romantic passion persist on the homefront as well as the frontier
Walking Thunder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 296 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
Remington Steele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 285 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 256 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 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc one: When a woman with the controlling interest in a magazine disappears before a business meeting, Columbo is ready to throw the book at her partner. A man with strong political connections and a strong motive for murder is the last person to see a supposed suicide victim alive
Huckleberry Finn : [&] The proud rebel [&] Walking Thunder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 225 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 by Trevor Nels Aune( 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
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
Columbo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 79 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 63 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
6 family movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 53 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
North and South : episode 3( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 3 : North/South tensions heighten while Orry and George gain power over their family fortunes
Family adventure collection : 4 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legend of the Ruby Silver: A mother and son are hired to lend a hand at a mining site. When the mine doesn't produce as expected, dangers become more and more real
8 adventure movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North and South( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of North and South about a friendship tested by the turbulent events of the Civil War
Remington Steele( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 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
 
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Beaches
Languages
English (127)

Spanish (8)

French (2)

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Eight Men Out