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Bosco, Philip

Overview
Works: 211 works in 506 publications in 6 languages and 24,443 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Comedy films  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Speaker, Performer, Author of screenplay, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Philip Bosco
 
Most widely held works by Philip Bosco
Mark Twain by Ken Burns( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts Mark Twain's life told primarily through his own words. Includes interviews with Hal Holbrook, Arthur Miller, William Styron and many others
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about two friends who have a pact that they will marry each other if neither has found someone else by the age of 28
Kate & Leopold by Man Guo( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate & Leopold: Kate and her actor brother live in 21st century New York. Her ex-boyfriend, Stuart, has found a spot near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time. One can return to the 19th century. Stuart goes back to the 1870s and takes pictures, then is followed back to New York by Leopold. Leopold gets help with fitting into the 21st century from Kate's brother Charlie, and meets Kate herself. Kate is climbing the corporate ladder in advertising, but her growing feelings for Leopold cause her to reevaluate her priorities in life -- Serendipity: Is there really such a thing as a benevolent destiny that will eventually reunite true soul mates separated by time and distance? It begins at Christmastime in a New York department store, where two people meet by chance, while shopping for their significant others, and are immediately attracted to each other. After spending a romantic evening together, they reluctantly part, secretly hoping that fate will reunite them some day
The Savages by James Ivory( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon and Wendy Savage (Hoffman and Linney) are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from their abusive father, Lenny (Bosco). Suddenly, a call comes in that Lenny's girlfriend has died and he cannot care for himself. Lenny suffers from dementia and her family dumps Lenny on his children. Despite the fact Jon and Wendy have not spoken to Lenny for twenty years and he is even more loathsome than ever, the Savage siblings feel obliged to take care of him. Now together, brother and sister must come to terms with the new and painful responsibilities with their father. The siblings are forced to face the struggle with their own personal demons
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip by Ken Burns( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months
Children of a lesser god by Randa Haines( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah is a young, beautiful, deaf and dumb girl, who leaves school with a huge chip on her shoulder, and with the knowledge that sex needs no conversation. James is the unorthodox, likeable schoolmaster whose job is to teach people hard of hearing to speak. "Children of a lesser God", for which Marlee Matlin won the 1987 Oscar for Best Actress, is their story
Andy Warhol : a documentary film by Ric Burns( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Andy Warhol, the most famous and controversial artist of the second half of the twentieth century. Explores the complete spectrum of Warhol's artistic output, from the late 1940s to his death in 1987
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years preceding 1929, the stock market rose, seemingly without limits, to usher a "New Era" of prosperity-one where it was widely believed that in America, everyone could become rich. Yet in reality, only the rich were becoming richer. As told by the descendants of the financial "folk heroes" of the economic boom of early 1920s, The Crash of 1929, from the PBS American Experience collection, captures the optimism of the age- a time where the stock market epitomized the false promise of permanent prosperity
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in German and English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Literaturprofessor in der Schaffenskrise sorgt für einige Verwirrung in seiner unmittelbaren Umgebung, da er sich ziellos treiben lässt und zu keiner Entscheidung fähig ist. (Quelle: www.zweitausendeins.de)
Coney Island( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In scale, in variety, in sheer inventiveness, Coney Island was unlike anything anyone had ever seen, and eventually, everyone came to see it. At the turn of the century, Coney Island exploded in a forest of glittering electric towers and a riot of rides, restaurants, recreated disasters, freak shows, and historical displays when three vast amusement parks -- Steeplechase, Luna Park, and Dreamland -- were built. Indicative of its overwhelming popularity, on a single day in September 1906, 200,000 postcards were mailed from Coney Island. A showcase for the wonders of the machine age, Coney Island was an extraordinary amusement empire that astonished, delighted, and shocked the nation -- and took Americans from the Victorian age into the modern world
The First Wives Club by Oliver Goldsmith( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three mid-life Manhattanites have more than a longtime friendship in common. After years of helping their hubbies climb the corporate ladder of success, each has been dumped for a newer, curvier model. The trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts--in the wallet!
Arthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the people by Arthur Miller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a turn-of-the-century seacoast town in Maine, where the success of a health spa prompts hopes of an economic bonanza. However, visitors have been getting sick, and Dr. Stockmann suspects that the epidemic may result from bacterial contamination of the spa water
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence
Into the deep : America, whaling & the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the American whaling industry, from its 17th-century origins in drift and shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and on to its demise in the decades following the American Civil War
Moon over Broadway( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Broadway comedy Moon over Buffalo
Another woman by Woody Allen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon turning 50, a woman professor re-examines her life
Constantine's sword( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses Carroll's earlier book of the same title (c2001) as a departure point. The book discusses relations exclusively between the Catholic Church and the Jews, arguing that the Church has been antisemitic from the moment of its founding. The film incorporates much of that research, but expands the scope to discuss religious intolerance by all Christian denominations of all non-Christian denominations. The film also discusses modern political and social issues pertaining to religion, including intolerance towards Muslims, the influence of the evangelical movement, and separation of church and state
Liberty! : the American Revolution( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations
The family by Mario Puzo( Recording )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puzo transports his readers back to fifteenth-century Rome and reveals the extravagance and intrigue of the Vatican. At the story's center is Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, a man whose lustful appetites for power, luxury, and women were matched only by his consuming love of family
Cupid & Cate( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cate DeAngelo is a talented and slightly quirky individual whose life and identity seem to be stuck in neutral until her sister decides to play "Cupid" and introduces her to a handsome and truly endearing man
 
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Bosco, Phil

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Bosco, Philip Michael 1930-

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Φίλιπ Μπόσκο

Филип Боско

פיליפ בוסקו שחקן אמריקאי

فيليب بوسكو ممثل أمريكي

فیلیپ بوسکو بازیگر آمریکایی

フィリップ・ボスコ

菲利普·波斯科

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Andy Warhol : a documentary filmWonder boysThe First Wives ClubArthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the peopleThe family