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Developer Guide (API Version 2013-08-01)

Search by Actor

The following request uses the ItemSearch operation to find items in the DVD search index. The Actor parameter has the value, Tom Hanks.

Example Request

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http://webservices.amazon.com/onca/xml? Service=AWSECommerceService &Operation=ItemSearch &ResponseGroup=Small &SearchIndex=DVD &Actor=Tom Hanks &AWSAccessKeyId=[Your_AWSAccessKeyID] &AssociateTag=[Your_AssociateTag] &Timestamp=[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ] &Signature=[Request_Signature]

Example Response

The following response returns two items.

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<Item> <ASIN>B00275EHJG</ASIN> <DetailPageURL> https://www.amazon.com/Toy-Story-3-Tom-Hanks/dp/B00275EHJG%3FAWSAccessKeyId%3D[Your_AWSAccessKeyId]%26tag%3D[Your_AssociateTag]%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3DB00275EHJG </DetailPageURL> <ItemAttributes> <Actor>Tom Hanks</Actor> <Actor>Tim Allen</Actor> <Director>Lee Unkrich</Director> <Manufacturer>Disney*Pixar</Manufacturer> <ProductGroup>DVD</ProductGroup> <Title>Toy Story 3</Title> </ItemAttributes> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B0030IIZ4M</ASIN> <DetailPageURL> https://www.amazon.com/Toy-Story-Tim-Allen/dp/B0030IIZ4M%3FAWSAccessKeyId%3D[Your_AWSAccessKeyId]%26tag%3D[Your_AssociateTag]%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3DB0030IIZ4M </DetailPageURL> <ItemAttributes> <Actor>Tim Allen</Actor> <Actor>Tom Hanks</Actor> <Actor>Annie Potts</Actor> <Actor>John Ratzenberger</Actor> <Actor>Don Rickles</Actor> <Manufacturer>Disney*Pixar</Manufacturer> <ProductGroup>DVD</ProductGroup> <Title>Toy Story</Title> </ItemAttributes> </Item>