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Bosco, Philip

Overview
Works: 198 works in 440 publications in 3 languages and 23,708 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Television plays  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Speaker, Performer, Author of screenplay, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Philip Bosco
 
Most widely held works by Philip Bosco
Mark Twain by Ken Burns( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,777 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
Kate & Leopold by James Mangold( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Savages by Tamara Jenkins( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,540 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to become 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--Horation went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than three months
Children of a lesser god by Marlee Matlin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

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

During a single weekend, college professor Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. An unfinished novel, a stolen car, a murdered pet and a failing marriage are just a few of the crises piling up
Andy Warhol a documentary film( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 940 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
Mona Lisa smile by Mike Newell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commitment-shy Jules Potter has four days to steal back her best friend Michael before he marries someone else
The Crash of 1929( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Liberty! the American Revolution( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 748 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
Coney Island( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 568 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 Hugh Wilson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 564 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!
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
Arthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the people( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Riverton, Maine, circa 1893, Dr. Thomas Stockman wants to disclose that the town's moneymaking health spa "Clearwater Springs" has been fouled by pollution from a tannery. But his proposal to go public is opposed by his brother Peter, the town mayor, who prompts a wave of public outrage against Dr. Stockman and his family
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at the life and times of Thomas Jefferson, as he comes from the Virginia wilderness to lead in the establishment of a new government, and becomes an ambassador, and finally president
Moon over Broadway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Broadway comedy Moon over Buffalo
Constantine's sword( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author and ex-Catholic priest James Carroll "confront[s] persecution and violence in the name of God - today and in the Church's past. He discovers a terrible legacy that reverberates across the centuries: from the Emperor Constantine's vision of the cross as a sword and symbol of power, to the rise of genocidal antisemitism, to modern-day wars sparked by religious extremism"--Container
Another woman by Woody Allen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and French and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon turning 50, a woman professor re-examines her life
The family by Mario Puzo( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 366 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 )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 341 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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Alternative Names
Bosco, Phil

Bosco, Phil 1930-

Bosco, Philip Michael 1930-

Bosco, Phillip

Bosco, Phillip 1930-

Philip Bosco acteur américain

Philip Bosco Amerikaans acteur

Philip Bosco attore statunitense

Philip Bosco US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Philip Bosco yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

فیلیپ بوسکو بازیگر آمریکایی

フィリップ・ボスコ

Languages
English (140)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
Andy Warhol a documentary filmThe First Wives ClubArthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the peopleThe family