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Turman, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 45 works in 302 publications in 7 languages and 9,643 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Crime films  Film remakes  Romance films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Lawrence Turman
  • Papers by Lawrence Turman( )
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Turman
The graduate by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

122 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
American history X by Tony Kaye( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member 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 thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

41 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research team at a remote research station in Antarctica finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, it creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
The river wild by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaping bank robbers kidnap a vactioning family, rafting down scenic whitewater rivers. The mother struggles to comply while looking for a way out
Short circuit by John Badham( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robot Johnny Five is out for some "urban input," but some street hoods, a greedy banker and a gang of crooks see his naiveté as their high-tech ticket to easy street
What's the worst that could happen? by Sam Weisman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thief Kevin Caffery attempts to rob from the home of rich and crooked businessman Max Fairbanks (who has to file for bankruptcy and is ripe for the pickings). But Fairbanks catches him in the act, calls the police and then procedes to steal the cherished ring that Kevin's girlfriend gave him. Caffery is then bent on revenge and getting his ring back. With the help of his partners and an auction, a thief steals from a crook
The drowning pool by Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Newman returns as the quick-witted detective he first played nine years before in Harper, who's in deep this time. Hired by an old flame to unravel a seemingly routine blackmail case, he's so far down he may never come up for air
Pretty poison( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally unstable man takes a break from arson to pursue a young girl with a big attitude. Their developing relationship becomes a lethal combination as she uses his devotion, and his bragging about being a secret agent, for her own evil ends
So you want to be a producer by Lawrence Turman( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few jobs in Hollywood are as shrouded in mystery as the role of the producer. What does it take to be a producer, how does one get started, and what on earth does one actually do? In So You Want to Be a Producer Lawrence Turman, the producer of more than forty films, including The Graduate, The River Wild, Short Circuit, and American History X, and Endowed Chair of the famed Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California, answers these questions and many more." "Examining all the nuts and bolts of production, such as raising money and securing permissions, finding a story and developing a script, choosing a director, hiring actors, and marketing your project, So You Want to Be a Producer is a must-have resource packed with insider information and first-hand advice from top Hollywood producers, writers, and directors, offering invaluable help for beginners and professionals alike." "Including a comprehensive case study of Turman's film The Graduate, this complete guide to the movie industry's most influential movers and shakers brims with useful tips and contains all the information you need to take your project from idea to the big screen. Book jacket."--Jacket
I could go on singing by Ronald Neame( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her final film, Judy Garland stars in the story of a celebrated singer who must ultimately choose between her career and motherhood
Running scared by Peter Hyams( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray and Danny are the wild men of the Windy City's police force whose unorthodox methods get results in a tough town until they come up against Julio Gonzales, a smooth-talking drug dealer who is bucking to become Chicago's first Spanish Godfather. Includes special features
The best man by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
The mean season by Phillip Borsos( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young journalist and his girlfriend become involved in the case of a serial killer in Miami. Their lives become threatened as his journalistic ambitions get them more deeply involved
The getaway by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doc McCoy, an imprisoned master thief, is paroled with the assistance of a corrupt politician in return for masterminding a multi-million dollar heist. Once free, McCoy and his wife find themselves in a hornet's nest of double crosses as they try to reach the Mexican border
Gore Vidal's The best man( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
The flim-flam man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthearted comedy about the adventures of a con man and a lonely G.I. in the rural South
John Carpenter, master of fear collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince of darkness: A group of graduate students and scientists uncover an ancient canister and inadvertently unleash a strange liquid. As the substance begins to turn their co-workers into zombies, the remaining members realize they have released Satan himself
Caveman by Ringo Starr( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atouk, the caveman leader of a rag-tag group considered inferior by a larger group of cavemen, Atouk has his work cut out of him when he sets his sights on the beautiful Lana. Trouble is Lana belongs to Tonda the leader of the 'superior' cavemen
Gleaming the cube( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16-year-old Brian Kelly and his buddies are rebellious, and live only for their skills in skateboarding. When Brian's brother is found dead, Brian must mature quickly as he tries to prove his brother was murdered
Mass appeal by Glenn Jordan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Should a priest tell his congregation what they want to hear or tell them the truth? Generation gap between a popular parish priest and a radical young seminarian
 
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So you want to be a producer
Alternative Names
Lawrence Turman American film producer

Lawrence Turman Amerikaans filmproducent

Lawrence Turman réalisateur américain

Lawrence Turman regista statunitense

Lawrence Turman US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehproduzent

Turman, Larry.

Лоуренс Турман

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