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Garfield, Allen 1939-

Works: 107 works in 285 publications in 5 languages and 8,976 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Television comedies  Film adaptations  Romance films  Political films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )

74 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A routine wiretapping job turns into a nightmare when Harry, a surveillance man, hears something disturbing in his recording of a young couple in a park. His investigation of the tape and how it might be used sends Harry spiraling into a web of secrecy, murder, and paranoia
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,298 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 candidate by Michael Ritchie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 668 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
Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in English and held by 559 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 516 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
Beverly Hills cop II by Tony Scott( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mean-spirited chief of police Lutz (Allen Garfield) will brook no interference from outsiders-especially the profanely insouciant Mr. Foley
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Visual )

6 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
The films of William Friedkin by William Friedkin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, William Friedkin talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work. Includes filmography and weblink
Continental Divide( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigative reporter from Chicago seeks out a journalist-hating ornithologist for an interview in the Rockies
Desert bloom by Eugene Corr( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 198 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 185 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
Nashville by Robert Altman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 157 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 )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 131 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 by David Storey( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 121 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 Bob Newhart show season one( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Newhart stars as Dr. Robert Hartley, a successful Chicago psychologist specializing in group therapy sessions. Bob's patience is often tested by his patients, who are all trying to "find themselves." Even at home with his wife Emily, Bob is surrounded by an assortment of nutty and neurotic neighbors
The State of things by Herbert Grönemeyer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in German and English and held by 106 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 93 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?
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 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the romance of film stars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard
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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



English (133)

German (15)

Spanish (8)

Italian (4)

French (2)

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