WorldCat Identities

Garfield, Allen 1939-

Works: 130 works in 295 publications in 5 languages and 8,978 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Political films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Animal films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Allen Garfield
Most widely held works by Allen Garfield
The conversation by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

51 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,301 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 )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 918 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 )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outspoken, idealistic young lawyer from California 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 2013 in English and and held by 558 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 )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 532 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 France
The Cotton Club by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928 New York, spirits are high and jazz, dancing and gangsters rule supreme. Harlem's Cotton Club is in the center of it all, where rich upper-eastsiders mix with dressed-up mobsters. On stage is gifted coronet player Dixie Dwyer, who dreams of the big time, and tap sensation Sandman Williams who can't touch his girl, the lovely singer Lila Rose Oliver, because of strict club rules. As tension rises, so do tempers, and the nightclub becomes a pressure-cooker of jilted loves and mob jobs
The owl and the pussycat( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 246 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 )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 203 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 )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 195 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 movie and video guide
The Organization by Don Medford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney Poitier's third and final appearance as police officer - now lieutenant - Virgil Tibbs. Tibbs becomes a rebel as he tries to help a group of civilian citizens bust a major drug-smuggling ring in San Francisco
The films of William Friedkin by William Friedkin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 174 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
Nashville by Robert Altman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 170 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
Hi, Mom! by Brian De Palma( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Italian 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 )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 119 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 )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in German and English and held by 101 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
Crime of the century( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby caused such an outpouring of rage and grief that when, two years after the event, the man who headed the investigation found a suspect that all fingers pointed to he jumped. Never mind that there was not enough evidence for a conviction, he'd force one. The kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby was a crime. So was the miscarriage of justice that followed
The front page by Billy Wilder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Off-air recording of television program broadcast on July 23, 2002 and date copied on July 24, 2002 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2002-234
Gable and Lombard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the romance of film stars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard
Let it ride( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nosy cab driver gets a hot tip on a race horse everybody says is ready for the glue factory. He wins big, but can't seem to stop gambling. Will he go broke or walk home with a pretty penny?
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Alternative Names
Allen Garfield acteur américain

Allen Garfield Amerikaans filmacteur

Allen Garfield amerikansk skådespelare

Allen Garfield attore statunitense

Allen Garfield US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Allen Garfield yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Garfield, Alan 1939-

Goorwitz, Allan 1939-

Goorwitz, Allen 1939-

Аллен Гарфилд

آلن گارفیلد بازیگر آمریکایی

الين غارفيلد ممثل أمريكي



English (134)

German (6)

Italian (2)


Spanish (1)

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