Getz, John 1947-
Most widely held works about John Getz
Most widely held works by John Getz
The social network ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,087 libraries worldwide
On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history, but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.
The fly ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
Seth Brundle develops a system to transport objects in a matter of seconds, but when he tries it on himself, Seth's genes and molecules are accidentally fused with those of a fly. Seth's initial excitement over his new physical abilities turns into a nightmare as his insect half begins to take over.
A day without a Mexican ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 741 libraries worldwide
California awakens one day to discover that one third of its population has vanished. A peculiar pink fog surrounds the state and communication outside its boundaries has completely shut down. As the day progresses, it becomes apparent the sole characteristic linking the missing 14 million is their Hispanic heritage.
Blood simple ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover.
南京 Nanking ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China in the early days of World War II and focuses on the efforts of a small group of unarmed Westerners who established a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, archival footage, and chilling testimonies of Japanese soldiers, interwoven with staged readings of the Westerners' letters and diaries.
A woman called Moses ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War.
Blood simple ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 607 libraries worldwide
When Marty, the owner of a Texas backwoods bar, hires a man to kill his cheating wife and her boyfriend, he opens a door into the criminal world that he'll never be able to shut. The sleazy hit man decides instead to shoot Marty, thereby collecting his unearned fee and eliminating the only person who could implicate him-- or so he thinks.
Zodiac ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. Looks into the lives of the four men most effected by the killer: San Francisco PD Homicide, David Toschi and William Armstrong, the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained.
Don't tell Mom the babysitter's dead ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
When their mother takes a trip to Australia, five children are left with an elderly tyrant who keels over dead the first night, opening up the possibility of a carefree summer--as long as they can keep Mom from finding out the babysitter is dead.
The Fly ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and German and held by 228 libraries worldwide
An over-ambitious scientist accidentally merges with a housefly while conducting a bizarre teleporting experiment. A journalist suddenly finds herself caring for a horrifying creature whose insect half gradually begins to take over.
Mystery woman. Sing me a murder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The charity event bookstore owner Sam Kinsey is hosting for a once famous rock group turns sour when their promoter is found murdered in his hotel room. Sam and Philby dig up the deadly secrets that bring a whole new meaning to Top Ten hit.
The fly II ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
After Seth Brundle was 'debugged, ' his son, Martin Brundle, born of the human fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.
Zenon the zequel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
It's the middle of the 21st century and the space station 15-year-old Zenon Kar calls home is being dismantled. Zenon happens to be on duty in A.P. when she is contacted by aliens. Maybe the station can be saved if she can convince everyone to help the aliens.
Catalogue, of the Avery Collection of Ancient Chinese coloisonnés by Brooklyn Museum ( Book )
1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Un día sin mexicanos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 102 libraries worldwide
A thick fog surrounds California's borders, communication beyond state lines is cut off, and the Mexicans disappear: workers, spouses, and business owners are missing. Cars are abandoned in the street, food is left cooking on the stove. We meet the wife of a musician who's gone, a state Senator whose maid doesn't show up for work, and a farm owner whose produce is ripe and unpicked. A scientist asks any Mexicans who haven't disappeared to volunteer for genetic experiments. A female newscaster and the daughter of the musician may be the only missing links around. Why them? And where have all the Mexicans gone?
Thief of hearts ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
If you met Ray and Mickey Davis, you'd swear they had a perfect marriage. But if you read Mickey's diary, you'd know that unrest is lurking just beneath the surface.
Kent State ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Follows the personal stories of the four students who were killed by National Guardsmen on the Ohio college campus in 1970.
The fly The fly 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
The Fly: Seth Brundle develops a system to transport objects in a matter of seconds, but when he tries it on himself, Seth's genes and molecules are accidently fused with those of a fly. At first Seth is elated by his new physical abilities but soon his excitement turns into a nightmare as his insect half begins to take over. The Fly 2: Terrifying sequel to "The Fly", a young man, the son of a human fly, awaits a horrifying transformation when the mutant genes inside him come out of their dormant state. Includes a preview of "the Abyss."
The Kélékian collection of ancient Chinese potteries by Dikran Kélékian ( Book )
4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A day without a Mexican ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
California awakens one day to discover that one third of its population has vanished. A peculiar pink fog surrounds the state and communication outside its boundaries has completely shut down. As the day progresses, it becomes apparent the sole characteristic linking the missing 14 milion is their Hispanic heritage.
Adultery Atrocities California China--Nanjing (Jiangsu Sheng) College students Comedy films Deception Documentary films Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Flies Genetic engineering History Horror films Immigrants Interviews Jealousy Langelaan, George,--1908-1969 Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Married people Mexican Americans--Ethnic identity Mexico Migrant labor Missing persons--Investigation Motion pictures Murder for hire Nanking Massacre (Jiangsu Sheng, China : 1937) Nonfiction films Online social networks Personal narratives Private investigators Refugees Refugees--Abuse of Scientists Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) Sources Texas Thrillers (Motion pictures) Tubman, Harriet,--1820?-1913 Underground Railroad United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women journalists
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