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Davis, Elliot

Overview
Works: 12 works in 59 publications in 4 languages and 4,702 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Vampire films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Film adaptations  Young adult works 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elliot Davis
Legally blonde 2 : red, white & blonde by Sally Field( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she's fired from her job at an upscale law firm for voicing her stance against the testing of cosmetics on animals, Elle heads to Capitol Hill to fight for her cause before Congress. Once there, she runs into plenty of adversity and red-tape and can't seem to find anyone who will listen to her proposals. She meets and befriends an elderly bellman who's been around long enough to know the ins and outs of the political machine. With his help, Elle attempts to convince disillusioned U.S. Representative Rudd to help her get her voice heard in front of the stodgy old coots of the legislative branch
Lords of Dogtown( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the legendary Z-Boys, this film is a fictionalized take on a brilliant group of young skateboarders who perfect their craft in the empty swimming pools of unsuspecting suburban homeowners, pioneering a thrilling new sport
A love song for Bobby Long( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Upon hearing of her mother's death, jaded teenage loner Purslane Hominy Will returns to New Orleans for the first time in years, ready to reclaim her childhood home. Expecting to find her late mother's house abandoned, Pursy is shocked to discover that it is inhabited by two of her mother's friends: Bobby Long, a former literature professor, and his young protégé, Lawson Pines. These broken men, whose lives took a wrong turn years before, have been firmly rooted in the dilapidated house for years, encouraged only by Lawson's faltering ambitions to write a novel about Bobby Long's life. Having no intention of leaving, Pursy, Bobby Long and Lawson are all forced to live together. Yet as time passes, their tenuous, makeshift arrangement unearths a series of buried personal secrets that challenges their bonds, and reveals just how inextricably their lives are intertwined"--Internet movie database summary by Sujit R. Varma, as viewed on July 29, 2005
I am Sam by Jessie Nelson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital. He names his daughter Lucy Diamond (after the Beatles song), and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid looking smarter than him. The authorities take her away, and Sam shames high-priced lawyer Rita Harrison into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
40 days and 40 nights by Erica Li( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being dumped by his girlfriend, Matt sleeps with every girl he meets. Finally, Matt decides the only way to stop his sex obsession is to go 40 days and 40 nights living in a world of total abstinence. Then Matt meets Erica and the betting begins to see how long Matt can hold out
White oleander by Janet Fitch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
Light it up( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping story about six misunderstood inner-city students trying to cope where there's little hope
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer( Visual )

12 editions published in 2009 in 5 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bella Swan doesn't expect much when she moves to the small town of Forks, Washington, until she meets the mysterious and handsome Edward Cullen - a boy who's hidding a dark secret; he's a vampire. As their worlds and hearts collide, Edward must battle the bloodlustraging inside him as well as a coterieof undead that would make Bella their prey
Lawn dogs by John Duigan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trent, an outsider who mows lawns, quietly observes the infidelities and hypocrisies that abound in the affluent, gated community of Camelot Gardens -- bored wives sleeping around while their husbands try to climb the social ladder. When a 10-year-old from one family forges a friendship with Trent, things suddenly become very complicated
King of the hill by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Aaron Kurlander uses his wit, imagination and fearless sense of adventure to survive against seemingly unbeatable odds in depression-ear St. Louis
Una canzone per Bobby Long( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursy Will, ragazza dalla vita monotona e ripetitiva, appresa la notizia della morte della madre, abbandona la sua città e il suo fidanzato per tornare a New Orleans, Louisiana, luogo in cui è nata e nel quale ha trascorso l'infanzia in compagnia della sola madre. Pur avendo la ferma intenzione di sistemarsi nella casa materna, Pursy, giunta sul posto, scopre che nell'abitazione dimorano due singolari figure che paiono vivere un'esistenza marginale. Uno è Bobby Long, una volta brillante insegnante di letteratura, ora stravagante personaggio perso dietro seri problemi di alcolismo; l'altro è Lawson Pines, un tempo promettente allievo di Bobby Long, ora aspirante scrittore impegnato nell'accurata stesura di una fedele biografia dell'insegnante. Sdegnata, Purcy ingiunge ai due personaggi di lasciare subito la casa, ma essi, accampando diritti non verificabili, non hanno nessuna intenzione di trasferirsi altrove. Il risultato è una insolita convivenza tra personalità differenti e spesso accesamente contrastanti. Nonostante i momenti alterni, l'alternarsi di episodi di acuta crisi e di situazioni di malinconico lirismo, Pursy, Bobby Long e il giovane Lawson cominciano a conoscersi meglio e, pur con tutti i limiti del caso, iniziano a delinearsi come un singolare nucleo familiare, che progressivamente prende il posto dell'unione forzata tra tre personaggi costretti a convivere. La conoscenza progressiva, inoltre, porta Pursy a capire che Bobby Long in realtà è il suo vero padre mai conosciuto in precedenza, l'uomo che aveva amato la madre ormai morta Ma anche questo breve attimo di felice consapevolezza è destinato a concludersi, dal momento che lo stato di prostrazione fisica a cui Bobby Long si era condannato accompagnerà l'uomo alla tomba soltanto due anni dopo
Snowville( Visual )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of ten crippled children, who escape from a mental institution only to discover that they are not really handicapped. Tells how they are returned to the institution, but are assured that there is hope
 
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