WorldCat Identities

Law, Lindsay

Overview
Works: 138 works in 251 publications in 2 languages and 7,740 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  History  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lindsay Law
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,524 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
Stand and deliver by Edward James Olmos( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,051 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
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 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimately involves the audience in the lives of American black women by means of dialogue, dance and music
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk ways were maintained well into the twentieth century, one of the last bastions of these mores in America
Fast, cheap & out of control by ( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El cineasta Errol Morris pinta un retrato fascinante de cuatro excéntricos obsesionados
--And the earth did not swallow him( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a Mexican American migrant laborer family in the 1950's as seen through the eyes of a son
Ah, wilderness! by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Eugene O'Neill's 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 experiemnts with poetry, politics, wicked women and alcohol and succumbs to his first romantic crush
The eccentricities of a nightingale by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 298 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
Safe by Todd Haynes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol White is an L.A. housewife in the late 1980s who comes down with a debilitating illness. After the doctors she sees can give her no clear diagnosis, she comes to believe that she has frighteningly extreme environmental allergies. A prescient commentary on self-help culture, as a metaphor for the AIDS crisis, as a drama about class and social estrangement, and as a horror film about what cannot be seen
Beyond the horizon by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 266 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 by Armistead Maupin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 264 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
The good doctor by Neil Simon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 243 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
Working a musical by Studs Terkel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical adaptation of Studs Terkel's book, with songs by Stephen Schwartz and others
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 217 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
Time of Your Life : What Makes Us Tick? by William Saroyan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Acting Company production of the Saroyan play that revolves around the denizens of a San Francisco bar in 1939. Lonely, lovelorn, weary or cynical, the characters drift in and out of the bar and each other's lives, but 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
Forget-Me-Not Lane by Peter Nichols( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 139 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 by Heinrich von Kleist( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 124 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 97 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
Girls in their summer dresses by Irwin Shaw( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 92 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 67 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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English (118)

Spanish (2)