WorldCat Identities

Law, Lindsay

Overview
Works: 166 works in 266 publications in 2 languages and 8,850 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  Television adaptations  History  Nonfiction films  Biography  Biographical films  Television plays 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lindsay Law
Stand and deliver by Edward James Olmos( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who refuses to write off his inner-city students as losers. Escalante pushes and inspires 18 students who were struggling with math to become math whizzes
The thin blue line by Errol Morris( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American
The eccentricities of a nightingale by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner portrays the sensitive spinster Alma Winemiller in this 1948 drama by Tennessee Williams, a radically revised version of his earlier play Summer and Smoke, set in Mississippi at the turn of the century. Frustrated with longing for the socially prominent young doctor next door, the eccentric, highly emotional minister's daughter decides to settle for one night with him in a rented hotel room."--Container
Fast, cheap & out of control by ( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed filmmaker Errol Morris weaves fascinating interviews with wild animal trainer Dave Hoover, topiary gardener George Mendonça, robot designer Rodney Brooks, and an expert on the naked mole rat, Ray Mendez, together with old movies, cartoons and stock footage. Morris's inspired juxtapositions show how each specialist studies nature in his own way. Their discussions range from the evolution and nature of consciousness to similarities between the animal and insect kingdoms and prognostications for the future of robotics
Ah, wilderness! by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer nostalgic paean to the rites of adolescence has been hailed for its beauty, intimacy and good humor. Set in New England in the days of America's innocence, the affectionate comedy presents a young man's coming of age during a summer in which he experiments with poetry, politics, wicked women and alcohol and succumbs to his first romantic crush
Daughters of the dust by Alva Rogers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama portrays the conflict and struggle between African tradition and changing values in the early 1900s as a family of Sea Island Gullahs prepares to migrate to the promise of mainland USA and Canada. It focuses on the Peazant family women, carriers of ancient African traditions and beliefs
Beyond the horizon by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A McCarter Theatre Company production of Eugene O'Neil's first full-length play which won him a Pulitzer prize. The play concerns two brothers in love with the same girl. Her rejection of one of them and marriage to the other tears apart a family and sets the stage for all three characters' discontent and disallusionment
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
--And the earth did not swallow him( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting and powerful film about a young Mexican-American boy's coming of age amid the poverty and adversity he and his family face as migrant farm workers in the 1950's
The good doctor by Neil Simon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of Neil Simon's broadway hit based on Chekhov's early short stories which so eloquently capture the comic and serious sides of the 19th century Russian bourgeoisie
Safe by Todd Haynes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a suburban housewife whose affluent environment suddenly turns against her
Working a musical( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical adaptation of Studs Terkel's book, with songs by James Taylor, Stephen Schwartz and others
The time of your life by William Saroyan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Saroyan's Pulitzer Prize-winning play revolves around the denizens of a San Francisco bar in 1939. Lonely, lovelorn, weary, or cynical characters drift in and out of the bar and each others lives. At least one of the relationships stands a chance of enduring: a brawny innocent named Tom is falling in love with a vulnerable young hooker named Kitty
Fires in the mirror Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Aug. 19, 1991, in Crown Heights (Brooklyn, N.Y.), a Hasidic man accidentally ran over a 7-year-old Black boy (Gavin Cato). Three hours later a young Jewish scholar (Yankel Rosenbaum) was murdered by Black youths. Four days of fire-bombing and riots ensued. Utilizing verbatim excerpts from interviews she conducted, Anna Deavere Smith acts out the roles of 18 people involved in the racial conflict, trying to present the differing viewpoints. Includes actual film footage of the riots and violence
Forget-me-not Lane by Peter Nichols( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A somewhat successful professor at a technology school, listens to old songs on his tape machine and wanders back to scenes of his youth in WWII England
The Prince of Homburg( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chelsea Theater Center production. Tells the story of a 17th-century Prussian nobleman who disobeys his military orders, defeats the invading Swedish forces, and is sentenced to death for disobedience
First breeze of summer by Leslie Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the conflicts between a stern, hard-working father and his two discontented sons. Also tells the story of the man's elderly mother who recalls, through flashbacks the romances of her youth with three different men who all abandoned her
The girls in their summer dresses and other stories( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of Shaw adaptations. Girls in their summer dresses, filmed on location in Greenwich Village, is a contemporary story centering on a couple's marital relationship and their conflicting views of monogamy. The Monument, which takes place in 1938, pits a bartender against his penny-pinching restaurant owner. The Man who married a French wife, set in 1960, details the effects of cultural difference and past secrets on a seemingly happy marriage
The meeting( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting provides an account of a fictional meeting between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr
 
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Languages
English (100)

Spanish (2)