WorldCat Identities

Dear, William 1944-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 218 publications in 4 languages and 6,013 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Sports films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Actor, Scenarist, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Dear
 
Most widely held works by William Dear
The perfect game( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1957, a group of poor boys from Monterey, Mexico, led by a down-and-out former major league player, win the Little League World Series
Angels in the outfield by Walt Disney( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The California Angels are a struggling baseball team praying to win a pennant. Their luck changes as their biggest fan, 11-year-old Roger, begins giving the coach tips from a real live angel. The team not only climbs back into the pennant race, but learns to believe in themselves
The sandlot : heading home by David Mickey Evans( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MLB superstar Tommy Santorelli racks up great numbers at the plate, but his attitude drags the team down. When he gets knocked unconscious by a pitch, he wakes up as a 12-year-old boy on his childhood playing field and rediscovers his love for the game
Wild America by William Dear( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1968 three brothers take a 16mm camera and film America's vanishing wildlife
A mile in his shoes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autistic pitcher joins a minor-league baseball team and has a profound effect on the team and manager over the course of a season
Free style( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cale Bryant is in need of someone to believe in him. Ever since he was young, he has wanted to race motocross professionally. Unfortunately, after a string of bad luck hits his family hard, the would-be champion is forced to put his dreams on hold. All that changes when he meets Alex, a beautiful girl who gives Cale the encouragement and support that he needs to get back on his old bike and get back into the game again. Now, with Alex by his side, Cale takes on the challenge of his life: to beat the odds and cross the finish line a winner
Santa who?( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if Santa Claus forgot who he was? After a tumble from his sleigh one wintry night, Old Saint Nick bumps his head and develops a case of amnesia. Now, it's up to the innocence of a young child and the know-how of a skeptical news reporter to help him find his identity and save Christmas Day. During their adventures, Santa isn't the only one who recalls the magical spirit of the holidays
Harry and the Hendersons( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him
Balloon farm( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enigmatic newcomer to a drought-ravaged farming community grows a crop of colorful balloons in his field. At first the townspeople believe the balloons are a sign of hope until a grouchy old man leads them to believe that they were swindled
Balloon farm( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a friendly newcomer arrives in a drought-stricken town, he surprises everyone by growing an amazing crop of balloons
Midnight stallion by Kris Kristofferson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Megan Shephard and her parents will do anything to save their struggling farm. When the family discovers a wild stallion in a nearby forest they begin to wonder if this could be the answer to their prayers. Kris Kristofferson and Jodelle Ferland star in this heartwarming and inspiring tale that celebrates the spirit of family and the amazing courage and determination it takes to defeat all odds
School of life( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming tale of learning to appreciate every moment we're given. A funny and touching story about life in school, but more importantly, the human spirit
"Elephant" parts by Michael Nesmith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consist of a "video album" containing a series of songs, music videos, comedy skits, and random strangeness that influenced the emerging MTV and early music videos when it was originally released. Includes Nesmith tunes such as Cruisin', Tonight, and Rio, as well as vignettes about the pirate alphabet, clandestine typing services, Elvis drugs, vegetarian big-game hunters, the courteous and helpful folks at NNS (Neighborhood Nuclear Superiority), stoner game shows, abject poverty, dangerous lounge singers, and more
Angels in the outfield ; Angels in the infield( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angels in the outfield. A boy, praying for his father's return, and the California Angels, praying for a pennant, join forces and learn to believe that anything is possible
School of life by William Dear( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charismatic and hip Mr. D. is a teacher whose lessons extend far beyond the classroom. A heartwarming tale of learning to appreciate every moment we're given, a funny and touching story about life in school, but more importantly, the human spirit
Timerider( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyle Swann, un campeón de motociclismo viaja a través del desierto mejicano, cuando se cruza en el radio de acción de una máquina del tiempo, la cual lo envía un siglo al pasado, al lejano farwest, dónde se ve rodeado de ladrones, violadores y asesinos
Simon says( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers Simon and Stanley, who then begin to knock off the campers in some extremely creative (and extremely gruesome) ways"--Container
Midnight stallion( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Megan Shephard and her parents will do anything to save their struggling farm. When the family discovers a wild stallion in a nearby forest they begin to wonder if this could be the answer to their prayers. Kris Kristofferson and Jodelle Ferland star in this heartwarming and inspiring tale that celebrates the spirit of family and the amazing courage and determination it takes to defeat all odds
The sandlot : the sandlot 2 ; The sandlot heading home( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sandlot: heading home: An arrogant pro baseball player gets a chance to put his own interests aside when he's knocked unconscious by a pitch and wakes up as a twelve-year-old on his childhood playing field--the sandlot--which is threatened by a greedy real estate developer
The foursome( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rick Foster meets up with his buddies for a college reunion, they relive their care-free school days over a wild weekend of partying and a few not-so-friendly rounds of golf
 
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Angels in the outfield
Alternative Names
Dear, Bill.

Dear, Bill 1944-

William Dear Canadees filmregisseur

William Dear film director

William Dear kanadischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

William Dear regista statunitense

Дир, Уильям

디어, 윌리엄 1944-

ウィリアム・ディア

Languages
English (127)

Spanish (5)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
Wild AmericaSchool of life