WorldCat Identities

Haft, Steven

Works: 68 works in 224 publications in 6 languages and 7,913 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Romance television programs  Television comedies  Musical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Haft
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

47 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Hocus pocus by Kenny Ortega( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three outlandishly wild witches return from 17th century Salem for a night of zany fun and comic chaos. After they're accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters, the tricky 300-year-old trio sets out to cast a spell on the town and reclaim their youth - but first they must outwit three feisty kids who are determined to foil their scheme!
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En septiembre de 1971, un pelotón de reclutas arriba al campo de entrenamiento de Tigerland, una especie de pantano similar a todos los de Vietnam. Jim Paxton se ha alistado sobre todo para adquirir una experiencia y un conocimiento de la guerra del Vietnam que le permitan después escribir libros sobre la contienda. En Vietnam entabla amistad con Roland Bozz, un tejano que tiene la extraña cualidad de andar siempre metido en problemas
Jakob the Liar by Robin Williams( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nazi-occupied Poland a poor Jewish cafe owner invents fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis. These lies keep hope and humor alive among the ghetto inhabitants
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( Visual )

36 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegée, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behaviour with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small provincial world of Highbury with enthusiasm, but she will find it is all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
The third miracle( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest is appointed to investigate miracles attributed to a woman in New York. The probe leads Father Frank Shore to the woman's daughter, abandoned when the mother entered a convent, and the two have an affair
The singing detective by Dennis Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and German and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bedridden novelist drifts in and out of consciousness, alternating between a noir-ish fantasy world, his anguished present, and his traumatic childhood
Mr. North( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Yale graduate comes to Newport, Rhode Island in the 1920s and earns the wrath of the local doctor by gaining a reputation as a healer
Eulogy by Hank Azaria( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three generations of a dysfunctional family gather to bury the family patriach. In the days leading up to the funeral, family secrets are revealed, old grudges resurface, and the household erupts with renewed vigor
Last dance by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Liggett (Stone) is a convicted killer facing imminent execution until a young lawyer (Morrow) becomes convinced her case doesn't warrant the death penalty
Emma Shakespeare in love( Visual )

in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
Beyond therapy by Robert Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The farcical comedy focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites who are seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests the patient place a personal ad
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good morning Vietnam: Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Strange justice( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill (Regina Taylor) during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas (Delroy Lindo) for the [U.S.] Supreme Court during the George Bush presidential administration" (as viewed on 12-17-07)
Lust in the dust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lust in the dust : It's 1884 and legend has it that there's gold buried near sleepy Chili Verde, New Mexico, and there's not a soul in town who's not after it. -- Beyond Therapy : an insane and fast-paced romantic comedy about a bizarre dinner date among Bruce and Prudence, and their lunatic therapists, and Bruce's jealous, gun-wielding homosexual lover Bob, and a whole group of very odd New York characters.--Container
Le cercle des poètes disparus by Peter Weir( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Automne 1959. L'Académie Welton est l'une des institutions scolaires les plus réputées, les plus austères et les plus fermées des Etats-Unis. Cette année-là, un professeur de littérature pas comme les autres y fait son entrée. John Keating est bien d'avantage qu'un professeur. Ce qu'il enseigne ne figure dans aucun manuel : c'est l'amour de la vie et de la liberté, la passion de la poésie, le désir d'exprimer sans contrainte tout son potentiel."
Hart's war Thin red line ; Tigerland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hart's war: Honor, courage, and sacrifice are revealed in unexpected ways as a ranking U.S. prisoner in a Nazi POW camp is joined in December 1944 by a law-student lieutenant who'd been captured despite his father's powerful military connections. When a black pilot from the famous Tuskeegee airmen is falsely accused of murdering a fellow prisoner, Lt. Hart tries his case and discovers the real motivation behind the ranking officer's kangaroo court
Jakob the liar ; Moscow on the Hudson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Multiple languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moscow on the Hudson: Soviet saxophonist, Vladimir Ivanoff, decides to defect to the U.S.A. He wins asylum, and though Vladimir learns that life in America can be cold and even painful, he grows to love his strange and wonderous adopted land
El Detective cantante( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El escritor de novelas policiacas Dan Dark se encuentra postrado en la cama de un hospital con una tremenda psoriasis, ocupando su tiempo planificando un guión en su cabeza en el que un cínico investigador privado también es cantante en una banda. Su personaje poco a poco se verá implicado en la intriga de una investigación de una prostituta en Los Ángeles de los años cincuenta. Muy medicado, pronto la cabeza de Dan confundirá realidad y ficción
Hocus pocus / #209( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three outlandishly wild witches are accidentally conjured up by pranksters, they return from 17th century Salem and set out to cast a spell on the town, but first they must outwit three kids and a talking cat
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Dead Poets Society
The singing detective