Most widely held works about Stacy Keach
Most widely held works by Stacy Keach
W ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States, from his beginnings as a privileged alcoholic to his becoming a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How Christianity turned his life around, how he met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq are featured.
American history X ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
"Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists in Los Angeles, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family."--Container.
The orphan trains ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
An examination of the results of the work of the Children's Aid Society in New York. From from 1853 to 1929, the Society sent over 100,000 homeless and orphaned children from the city to homes in rural America.
The Kennedys ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons.
In the white man's image ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
Stacy Keach narrates this program which examines the experiment of federal government boarding schools for Indian children. Native Americans who attended these schools help tell the story of this humanist experiment gone wrong.
Jesus of Nazareth ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection.
The long riders ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Four theatrical families of the 1980's recreate the most wanted criminal families of the 1860's. This portrayal of the Jesse James gang is a rapidfire succession of thrilling moments -- the bandits' lightning attacks on banks, trains and stagecoaches ; their hairbreadth escapes from the law ; Jesse's jubilant wedding celebration ; and the tragic Great Northfield, Minnesota raid.
Ebola, the plague fighters ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
An investigation into the deadly Ebola virus and the 1995 outbreak of the disease in Kikwit, Zaire.
Tesla master of lightning ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
Recount the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remembered as more of an eccentric cult figure than an electrical engineering genius. Tesla's surprising inventions are revealed in his autobiographical and scientific writings.
30 years of National Geographic Specials ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A compilation of highlights and clips from past programs of the National Geographic televised documentaries, marking the 30-year anniversary of the Society's documentary production. From the very first National Geographic special in 1963, which followed a team of Americans as they ascended Mt. Everest, content ranges from wilderness to cultural exploration. Through these programs, National Geographic offered a broad variety of sights and perspectives which were previously unknown to the average viewing public. Still bearing historical value, examples include segments from the films that helped promote and popularize such issues as species and habitat protection and the works of Dr. Louis Leakey, Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall.
The blue & the gray ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Epic story covering a period in U.S. history from John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry in 1859 to the summer of 1865 following President Lincoln's death. Focuses on two related families living on either side of the Mason-Dixon line who find themselves at war with each other.
Miracle dogs ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
A poignant and funny story of a nine year old English springer spaniel who loses her front leg to cancer.
The lost fleet of Guadalcanal ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Fifty years after the famous battle, the brutal events are retraced as the underwater graveyard of 50 warships is explored. Includes memories of those who fought and survived.
Antigone ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
A filmed play adaptation from the Jean Anouilh reinterpretation of the Sophocles tragedy. First written and produced during the Nazi Occupation, this play about a young woman facing a morally corrupt world raises powerful questions of human interaction in regard to collaboration, responsibility and personal integrity.
John Osborne's Luther ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation.
Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Viewers get a rare look at coral spawning as well as various life forms that live in and around the world's largest coral reef, located off the coast of Australia.
Dolphins the wild side ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Explores the powerful, cunning, and ruthless side of dolphins.
Honeydripper ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
In 1950s rural Alabama, Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis, the owner of the Honeydripper Lounge, is deep in debt fighting a rival club's popularity. Desperate to stay open, Tyrone decides to bet on famous talent, laying off his regular performers and giving his last cash to bring in the popular Guitar Sam, for a one-night-only gig. But when the train arrives and Guitar Sam is nowhere to be found, Tyrone finds himself facing even longer odds yet.
The Heart is a lonely hunter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
John Singer is alone, except for one deaf-mute friend, a drooling, teddy bear clutching man-child. When his friend is institutionalized in a small southern town, Singer moves to be near him. Once he is there, Singer's kindness draws him near to others who are broken in body or spirit.
The heart is a lonely hunter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
When deaf-mute John Singer moves to a sleepy Southern town to be near his hospitalized friend, a brain-damaged man-child, Singer's silent kindness draws to him others broken in body and spirit.
Adopted children Adoption American Civil War (1861-1865) Antiquities Audiobooks Audiobooks Biographical films Biography Bush, George W.--1946- Bush, Laura Welch,--1946- California California--Los Angeles Children's Aid Society (New York, N.Y.) Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Drama Educational television programs Families Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Hammer, Mike (Fictitious character) Historical films Historical television programs History Iraq War (2003-) Kennedy family Man-woman relationships New York (State)--New York Nonfiction television programs Orphans Orphan trains Outlaws Presidents--Election Private investigators Racism Radio plays Science television programs Southern States Structural engineering Supernatural Talking books Television plays Television programs United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Keach, Walter Stacy.
Keach, Walter Stacy 1941-
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