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Bosco, Philip

Works: 183 works in 403 publications in 3 languages and 23,093 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Fantasy films  Television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Speaker, Performer, Author of screenplay, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Philip Bosco
Mark Twain by Ken Burns ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 1,704 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 Hugh Jackman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,619 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
Savages ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,498 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 )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,156 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 )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,038 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
My best friend's wedding by Ronald Bass ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,000 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
Andy Warhol a documentary film ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of 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
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in German and English and held by 922 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:
Liberty! The American Revolution by Thomas J Fleming ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 919 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 Crash of 1929 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 791 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
The First Wives Club by Oliver Goldsmith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 626 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!
Coney Island ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 558 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
Into the deep America, whaling & the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 486 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
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 464 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
Arthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the people ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and held by 446 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
Moon over Broadway ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Broadway comedy Moon over Buffalo
Constantine's sword ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 390 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
The family by Mario Puzo ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 389 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
To the last man [a novel of the First World War] by Jeff Shaara ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The horror of a stalemate on Europe's western front: France and Britain on one side of the desolate line of barbed wire, a powerful German army on the other. Jeff Sharra opens the window onto the otherworldly tableau of trench warfare through the eyes of a typical British soldier whose innocent youth is cast into the awful hell of a new and terrifying brand of war. In the air above, a new kind of hero emerges the flying ace. As the conflict enters its third year, a neutral America is goaded into battle, but is woefully unprepared. The responsibility is placed on the shoulders of General John Blackjack Pershing, and by spring 1918, the first wave of the American Expeditionary Force joins the fight in Europe. With the renewed spirit and strength of the untested Americans, the world waits to see if the tide of war can finally be turned
Cupid & Cate ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 344 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-
English (130)
French (4)
German (3)