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Simmons, Richard Alan

Overview
Works: 58 works in 95 publications in 2 languages and 1,131 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Criminal investigation  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Disaster films  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Alan Simmons
Columbo mystery movie collection 1989( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc two: Does the heart rule the head, or vice versa? Columbo ponders the answer to this timeless question and others when he must outwit a sex therapist involved in a crime of passion. Rank and reputation prove to be a particularly difficult obstacles when Columbo looks into the murder of a respected military general by one of his overly ambitious colonels
Juggernaut by Richard Lester( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Britannic is halfway across the Atlantic when an anonymous telephone caller threatens to blow up the ship unless the he receives 1 1/2 million dollars
Skin game by Paul Bogart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy, meet Quincy and Jason, two likable swindlers who've come up with a way to make a bundle by bamboozling slave owners. Posing as master and slave, Quincy and Jason ride into backwater prairie towns where, after Quincy intones and Jason moans, Jason is sold to the highest bidder. Then Quincy springs him loose and they split town, split the cash and head down the road looking for the next sucker
Columbo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uneasy lies the crown: "It's time to get to the root of the problem when Columbo investigates a jealous dentist, his wealthy wife, and her movie-star lover"--Container
The king and four queens by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This offbeat western finds escaped desperado Gable holed up in a desert ghost town, inhabited only by four beautiful young widows and their flinty gun-totin' mother-in-law. Oozing an endless supply of charm and masculine virility, Gable sets his sights on this shapely harem and the $100,000 in stolen gold hidden somewhere close by."--Container
War collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island : Based on the true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
The trap( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a ten-year hiatus, lawyer Ralph Anderson (Richard Widmark) returns to his hometown of Tula, California, where his father Lloyd (Carl Benton Reid) and brother Tippy (Earl Holliman) serve as the town's sheriff and deputy. Forced to represent a mob boss, Victor Massonetti (Lee J. Cobb), Ralph asks his father to look the other way while a local airfield is used to enable Massonetti to flee the country. A disgusted Lloyd agrees to help, but Tippy decides to go after the big cash reward."--Container
Wartime comedies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight comedies about war and military service
Female on the beach( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lynn Markham, a recent widow, moves into a beach house where the former owner fell to her death from the balcony. What seemed like an accident turns to suspicion of murder as Lynn finds herself drawn into a torrid affair with a handsome beachcomber who may be harboring a sinister secret
Shield for murder( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a brutal police detective murders a bookmaker's runner for $25,000 in cash, a deaf mute sees him do it, and now he finds he must kill again to cover his tracks
Try and catch me( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer kills the man she holds responsible for the death of her beloved niece. She befriends Lt. Columbo while he is investigating the homicide
The private war of Major Benson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heartwarming story of disciplinarian Army major who is demoted to the youth corps and learns about leadership and love
War paint by Black Crowes (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commissioner delivering a treaty to the Indians is murdered by a fanatic who later becomes a guide for unsuspecting American troops
Three hours to kill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder, and the local sheriff is giving him just three hours to do it
Major Payne by MCA Universal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Sgt. Bilko, a fast-talking army sergeant concocts a scheme to save Fort Baxter from being shutdown
The gangster chronicles by Michael Lasker( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a starving artist, with the help of his friend Casey, a writer, decides to fake his death in order for his paintings to sell. While faking his death, he meets Nikki who falls madly in love with him whilst he is "hiding out", churning out more paintings to sell. Meanwhile, Casey comforts Paul's fianceé, Laurie, and they fall in love. Somehow, the police think Casey killed Paul. He is arrested, tried in court, and sentenced to death, which forces Paul to come out of hiding to free his friend. There is actually a happy ending to all of this
10-movie war collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island : Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Della( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Della Chappell (Joan Crawford) is a very wealthy and incredibly reclusive woman. When a big company wants the land Della lives on, the town sends out Barney Stafford (Paul Burke) to talk to her. She invites Barney over to negotiate the proposal. Barney soon takes a liking to Della's equally reclusive daughter Jenny Chappell (Diane Baker). After spending some time with Jenny, he realizes that Della has a dark secret, one that keeps them from the outside world
Beachhead( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four marines embark on a hazardous island mission to verify reports about a secret Japanese minefield
 
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Ричард Алан Симмонс

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