WorldCat Identities

Harrison, John Kent

Overview
Works: 104 works in 303 publications in 6 languages and 9,925 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  History  Children's television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biographical films  Fantasy fiction  Western films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Kent Harrison
A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin are guided by unearthly strangers as they go on a journey through space and time to search for Meg's and Charles' scientist father who disappeared while experimenting with a new form of space travel
The ranger, the cook and a hole in the sky by Brent Shields( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1919 young Mac joins the Forest Rangers who teaches him the meaning of hard work. He also clashes with the cook who turns out to have a secret talent other than just cooking and bonding with his dinner bell
What the deaf man heard by Hallmark Hall of Fame( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Polish and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a supposed deaf-mute overhears a scheme that could hurt the people he loves, he enlists the help of an unlikely ally -- the local trash hauler
The courageous heart of Irena Sendler( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, making it possible for her to rescue the daughter of a Jewish friend and safely hide the young girl with a Catholic family. Realizing that thousands of children were still in danger, Irena recruited sympathetic friends and co-workers to smuggle children out and place them in safe homes, farms and convents. At great personal risk, she devised extraordinary schemes to sneak the children by Nazi guards, bringing them out in ambulances, suitcases and even wheelbarrows
You know my name by Warner Home Entertainment( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Tilghman, a lawman and former partner of Wyatt Earp, is confronted by an emerging era when outlaws run whiskey insted of cattle and are as likely to tote a tommy gun as a six-gun
In love and war by Channel 7( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Lieutenant Eric Newby is captured and imprisoned by the Italians during World War II. After escaping, he is sheltered and protected by an Italian family and their beautiful daughter. One day, he faces an agonizing choice-- escape and allow all those who helped him to be killed, or surrender and be sent to a German POW camp
Anne of Green Gables( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new adaptation of the classic series, the film is set in 1907 on beautiful Prince Edward Island. Anne Shirley is sent there to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who wanted to adopt a boy. Anne must make her way with the Cuthberts, in school, and in Avonlea to ensure she is never sent back to the orphanage again
When love is not enough : the Lois Wilson story( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lois met and fell in love with Bill Wilson, and when Bill returned from World War I, they married. Despite concerns over Bill's drinking, Lois believed he was destined for greatness. Bill's drinking spiraled out of control and soon his job, their home, even their dreams were gone. When Bill attained sobriety, he poured his time and energy into helping other drunks, which led to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous. Frustrated that Lois was not acknowledged for her helping Bill, she drew on her own experience as the wife of a drunk and began Al-Anon
A bear named Winnie( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and French and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the bear that the character WInnie the Pooh is based on, the film follows Canadian veterinarian/soldier Lt. Harry Colebourn and Winnipeg the bear as they travel to England to fight in World War I
Helen of Troy by Ronni Kern( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-telling of the classic tale of power and corruption, moved by the passions and desires of towering personalities. Aphrodite promises the most beautiful woman in the world to Paris, Prince of Troy, but alas, Helen is already married to Menelaus King of Sparta, brother of Agamemnon. When she escapes to Troy with Paris, Menelaus rallies the kings of Greece to attack Troy. Also included are the prophecies of Cassandra, the sacrifice of Iphigenia, the duel between Hector and Achilles, and even crafty Odysseus makes an appearance. In a return to grand Hollywood tradition, the battle scenes feature a 'cast of thousands' rather than CGI effects
City boy by BWE Video( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick, a seventeen-year-old orphan, leaves Chicago searching for his identity, and unexpectedly finds romance and a home in a majestic forest. Nich finds himself torn between his love for Angelica, who believes the forest should be preserved, and loyalty to his boss, the owner of a lumber company. In the end they must unite to catch the murderous thieves who are destroying the land
The water is wide( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Pat Conroy's year of teaching at Yamacraw School on an island off the coast of South Carolina
Crossroads by Eric Clapton( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a true story, Crossroads : a Story of Forgiveness follows a family struggling with a sudden loss as they face the future together. When the beloved wife and daughter of Bruce Murakami (Dean Cain) are killed in a tragic accident, he begins a desperate search to find out what actually happened. Aided by a determined lawyer (Peri Gilpin), Bruce discovers that they were innocent victims of a street racing incident and he begins a campaign to bring the at-fault teenage driver to justice. But when the case finally reaches court, Bruce's powerful desire for revenge is suddenly replaced by an equally powerful desire to transform his family's tragic loss into something positive"--Container
Pope John Paul II : His Life and Legacy by Dan Henderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this feature-length film, Jon Voight delivers an incredibly inspirational portrayal of the spiritual life journey of Pope John Paul II, from his youth in Poland, to his international crusade to advocate for the poor and oppressed, to his final days at the Vatican
William Faulkner's Old man by Edward Thomas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a convict who rescues a pregnant woman in a great flood. The experience changes both of their lives
Sam Elliott western collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You know my name: Bill Tilghman, a lawman and former partner of Wyatt Earp, confronts a new era when outlaws run whiskey instead of cattle and are as likely to tote a tommy gun as a six-gun
Change of plans( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free-spirited musician and her fighter pilot husband become the legal guardians of four children, three of them adopted from third-world countries
A walk in my shoes : what would you learn if you stepped into someone else's life?( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stressed-out high school teacher Trish Fahey can't understand her students' lack of effort and why their parents don't seem to care. This is especially true of Justin Kremer, a popular, skateboard-loving basketball star who is underperforming in her class. Trish has him suspended from the team and quickly chalks up the situation as a case of bad parenting. When Trish wrecks her car, she wakes to find herself living the life of Cindy Kremer, the woman she has personally judged and criticized. Trish discovers that there is often more to the story and learns a powerful lesson that affects everyone she interacts with
The winning season( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uplifting film about a legendary baseball player's struggle to choose between the love of his life and his love of the game. In the film, baseball fanatic Joe Soshack finds a Honus Wagner card that magically takes him back to the 1909 World Series
The neverending story III : escape from Fantasia( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Neverending story III: On his first day at a new school, Bastian is chased by a vicious gang called the Nasties. He hides in the school library where he finds a magic book that writes itself according to the imagination of the reader. To escape the Nasties, Bastian wishes himself into Fantasia, the storybook's phantasmic world of incredible creatures. It's here that Bastian feels safe. But when the Nasties take control of the book, his Fantasian friends get stuck on earth, and it's up to Bastian to save them. A wrinkle in time. When astrophysicist Dr. Jack Murry disappears without a trace, his children, Meg and Charles Wallace, and neighbor Calvin O'Keefe embark on a cosmic quest to find him. Guided by Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children travel to a distant planet and encounter a society controlled by an evil force. They must trust themselves and each other if they are to rescue Dr. Murry and return home safely
 
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What the deaf man heard
Alternative Names
Haines, P. Y.

Harrison John

Kent Harrison, John

해리슨, 존 켄트

Languages
English (152)

German (3)

Polish (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
The winning season