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Madigan, Amy

Works: 145 works in 496 publications in 5 languages and 27,207 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Artist, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Amy Madigan
Field of Dreams by Shawn Mahoney( Visual )

65 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a mysterious voice, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella constructs a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Menacing black blizzards killed farmers' crops and livestock, threatened the lives of their children, and forced thousands of desperate families to move somewhere else. Includes interviews, photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage to tell incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Disc 1 includes classroom resources correlated to junior and senior high school curricula; lesson plans correlated to the national standards in U.S. history, economics, geography and environmental studies, and journalism; and video clips that emphasize lesson themes
Gone baby gone by Ben Affleck( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all live. As the case progresses, Patrick and Angie must face drug dealers, gangs, and pedophiles, and ultimately a moral dilemma that tears them apart
The Roosevelts : An Intimate History( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of National Parks, the digging of the
Uncle Buck( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Buck, an idle good-natured bachelor, is left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. While his carefree ways easily charm the younger relatives, he meets more than a little hostility from Tia, his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice, his impatient girlfriend
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months
500 nations by Jack Leustig( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at the life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic strugles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact
The Laramie project by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
Places in the heart by Ban dun( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background, unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships
Is your mama a llama? --and more stories about growing up by Deborah Guarino( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is your mama a llama? Lloyd the llama asks all kinds of baby animals his question. Will he ever get the answer he longs to hear? Leo the late bloomer: What's the matter with Leo? He can't read, write or speak like the other baby animals can. Will Leo ever bloom? Elizabeti's doll: When her new baby brother arrives, Elizabeti wants a baby of her own. She finds a rock that will make a perfect baby! Is she ready to care for her own child? Goose: A baby goose grows up in a loving family of woodchucks, but she still feels lonely and different, until she finds her wings!
Death and the Civil War( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
Is your mama a llama? by Deborah Guarino( Recording )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lloyd the llama is looking for his mama. "Is your mama a llama?" he asks a bat, a swan, a cow, a seal, and a kangaroo. Young children will share Lloyd's delight when the answer to his question is finally, "Yes!" With rhyme and riddle, and the perfect narration by Amy Madigan, this charming story will soon become a favorite
Frontera by Juan Downey( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set along the tumultuous Arizona-Mexico border, follows Miguel, a hardworking father and devoted husband who crosses the border illegally and is wrongfully accused of murdering the wife of a former sheriff. Miguel's pregnant wife lands in the hands of corrupt Mexican "Coyote" smugglers as she tries to help her husband, while the ex-lawman investigates his wife's death and unearths evidence that could destroy one family's future
The revolt of mother by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Father is going to build a new barn, but mother wants a new house... Set against the beautiful rustic backdrop of farming life in 1890 New England, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's poignant story brings us two hard working people of the land"-Container
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, discussing his role in early America as author of the Declaration of Independence, president, expansionist, ambassador, and in other areas of life, and discussing the controversy over his ownership of slaves
The Dark half by George A Romero( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thad, a college professor who moonlights as a writer of pop thrillers under the pseudonym George Stark, finally writes a serious novel, and decides to stop writing shockers. But George Stark has come to life and doesn't want to die. Thad is forced to battle his own creation for the control of the mind which both must share
A bright shining lie by Terry George( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of LTC John Paul Vann (Paxton) and his work as a military and civilian advisor in Vietnam over a ten year period (1962-72) until his death in an accidental helicopter crash. As a military advisor, Vann attempted to fight corruption in the Vietnamese army, recognizing the need to build trust among the Vietnamese peasantry. When his recommendations were ignored by the U.S. military, he exposed falsified battle reports and other deceptions to a New York Times reporter, effectively ending his military career. As the war escalated, however, Vann returned to Vietnam as a civilian advisor under Nixon's "Vietnamization" program, ending as the defacto commander of Vietnamese forces in the successful defense of the Central Highlands during the 1972 Easter Offensive. The film also examines Vann's character flaws, the chief of these being his adulterous nature and affairs with Vietnamese women which resulted in a forced marriage to a Vietnamese schoolgirl whom he had gotten pregnant
Proof of life by Werner Herzog( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Dr. Dennis Slamon, an oncologist and researcher who must make sacrifices in his personal life while on his quest to find a cure for breast cancer
Winter passing( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that an ex-grad student and a would-be musician have moved in with her father, who cares more about his new friends than he does about his own health and well-being
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Amy Madigan actrice américaine

Amy Madigan actriz estadounidense

Amy Madigan aktorka amerykańska

Amy Madigan Amerikaans acteur

Amy Madigan Amerikaans actrice

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Amy Madigan amerikansk skuespiller

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Madigan, Amy Marie, 1950-

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Ейми Мадиган

Эми Мэдиган

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איימי מאדיגן

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ايمي ماديجان

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500 nationsPlaces in the heartIs your mama a llama?The revolt of motherThe Dark halfProof of life