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Garfield, Allen 1939-

Works: 130 works in 343 publications in 5 languages and 9,215 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Romance films  Political films  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Animal films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Allen Garfield
Most widely held works by Allen Garfield
The conversation by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

54 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provoking mystery-suspense drama explores the morality of privacy in the story of Harry Caul (Hackman), a surveillance expert, who conducts a routine surveillance job only to later find himself suspicious that he has become an unwitting player in a murder scheme
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Appleton, a 1950s Hollywood screenwriter who is about to see his first screenplay made into a film, is mistakenly called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. As a result, the studio pulls the plans for the film. Peter then finds himself in a small California town after a car accident takes his memory. There, the townspeople believe he is local hero Luke Trimble. Peter settles into his life at the Majestic theater, as Luke Trimble, until his memory begins to resurface and govenrment men track him down
The black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black, a stunning stallion and a world-renowned champion race horse, is stolen by mysterious foreigners. His young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno) frantically seeks his return. Alec stows away on a plane to Casablanca and crosses the perilous Sahara Desert. With the help of a special friend named Raj (Vincent Spano), Alec unravels the mystery of Black's theft
The candidate by Michael Ritchie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outspoken, idealistic young California lawyer is persuaded to run for the Senate, and finds himself up against a political machine
Beverly Hills cop II by Tony Scott( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel presents further adventures of Axel Foley, a brash, street smart Detroit detective, as he comes up against a gang of munitions smugglers in California and a mean-spirited chief of police who will brook no interference from outsiders-especially the profanely insouciant Mr. Foley
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of Arthur Miller's play, set in a detention room in Vichy in 1942, where a number of Jews await interrogation before being sent to concentration camps. Issues of personal responsibility are explored through the character of an Austrian prince who has been guilty of silent complicity during the German occupation of Franc
The Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Les lauréats* d'un Oscar Francis Ford Coppola et Mario Puzo joignent leurs efforts pour rendre un hommage aux films de gangsters et aux comédies musicales des années 1930. En 1928, à New York, l'humeur est à la fête alors que le jazz sensuel, la danse effrénée et les gangsters sans scrupules règnent en maîtres. Au centre de ce tourbillon se trouve le Cotton Club de Harlem. Sur scène, le joueur de cornet à pistons Dixie Dwyer (Richard Gere), trop impliqué avec le propriétaire des lieux (Bob Hoskins) et sa maîtresse envoûtante (Diane Lane). Alors que la tension monte et que les esprits s'échauffent, la boîte légendaire devient une bombe à retardement d'amours rompus et de coups de la pègre."--Conteneur
Nashville by Robert Altman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The feature film] weaves the stories of 24 characters--from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress--into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and musical. Many members of the ... cast wrote their own songs and performed them live on location"--Container
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites can't help but attract in this outlandish pairing of a meek writer and a hot prostitute
Continental Divide( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigative reporter from Chicago is sent to the Rockies to seek out and interview a journalist-hating ornithologist
Desert bloom( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in 1951 Nevada--the dawn of the Atomic Age, the heroine is 13-year old Gish, whose mother only sees what she wants to and whose step-father is an embittered, alcoholic WW2 hero reduced to running a gas station"--Leonard Matlin's TV movies and video guide
The Organization by Don Medford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and German and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der letzte Fall für Virgil Tipps, farbiger Ermittler in San Francisco: Bei einem Überfall auf ein Rauschgiftlager, das als Möbelmarkt getarnt ist, wird einer der Geschäftsführer getötet. Bei seinen Ermittlungen gerät der Fahnder allerdings in ein Abenteuer, das viel gefährlicher ist, als zunächst angenommen
The films of William Friedkin by William Friedkin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profile of director and screenwriter William Friedkin, featuring extensive film clips and interviews with actors and collaborators who have worked with Friedkin
Hi, Mom! by Brian De Palma( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequel to Greetings. Employed by a pornographic filmmaker, Vietnam vet Jon Rubin (DeNiro) rents a room in New York's Lower East Side and trains his lens on the bedroom windows of a high rise. Among his subjects are a playboy, a revolutionary, a middle class couple with two kids, and a trio of single girls, one of whom he eventually marries. Rubin ultimately fails as a photographer and decides to take up the cause of Black Power and become an urban guerrilla. He tries selling insurance to support his wife, but tiring of TV dinners and her demands for a dishwasher he deposits dynamite in the laundry room and blows up the building. Interviewed by TV reporters in front of the devastated building, Rubin tells them how much he hates violence
Teachers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A well meaning but burned-out high school teacher tries to maintain order against the backdrop of a pending lawsuit against his school district when it comes to light they gave a diploma to an illiterate student."--IMdB
The State of things by Wim Wenders( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in German and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friedrich (Patrick Bauchau), a Swiss director is in the middle of shooting an impressionistic film about six survivors of the nuclear holocaust when the film stock suddenly runs out. He is forced to go to Hollywood in search of a film producer (Allen Goorwitz) who is an erratic genius ceaselessly roaming the LA streets throughout the night
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only thing that matters in the newspaper business is getting a front page story. Ruthless newspaper editor Walter Burns (Walter Matthau) and his crack reporter Hildy (Jack Lemmon) believe that together they can cover any story. The only problem is that their team is getting broken up as Hildy has decided to get married and leave the newspaper business altogether. As Hildy grooms his replacement, his retirement is derailed when the story of the century breaks. As all of Chicago is in hot pursuit, Hildy's instincts tell him something is rotten. Carol Burnett and Susan Sarandon co-star in this hilarious non-stop comedy."--Container
Crime of the century( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby caused a public outpouring of rage and grief. It so angered a nation that in the desperate hunt for justice, an equally shocking crime may have been committed. Was Bruno Richard Hauptmann, the man who was tried, convicted and executed for the kidnapping, innocent as he claimed?
Gable and Lombard( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the romance of film stars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard
The Brink's job by William Friedkin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-spirited comedy caper which explores the lives of the men who pulled one of the most famous heists in history: the 1950 robbery of Brinks, Inc., which netted $2.7 million
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Allen Garfield acteur américain

Allen Garfield actor estadounidense

Allen Garfield Amerikaans filmacteur

Allen Garfield amerikansk skådespelare

Allen Garfield attore statunitense

Allen Garfield US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Allen Garfield yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Garfield, Alan 1939-

Garfield, Alen, 1939-

Goorwitz, Allan 1939-

Goorwitz, Allen 1939-

Аллен Гарфилд

آلن قارفیلد

آلن گارفیلد بازیگر آمریکایی

الين غارفيلد ممثل أمريكي



English (160)

German (9)

French (3)

Italian (3)

Spanish (1)

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