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Rayfiel, David

Overview
Works: 87 works in 318 publications in 9 languages and 3,881 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Legal films  Fiction  Musical films  Romance films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Rayfiel
Three days of the Condor by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Turner is a CIA agent with the code name: Condor. When his entire office is massacred, Turner goes on the run from his enemies, not to mention his so-called allies. After reporting the murders to his superiors, the organization wants to bring Condor in, but somebody is trying to take him out. In his frantic hunt for answers, and in a desperate run for his life, Turner abducts photographer Kathy Hale and eventually seduces her into helping him. But with nowhere to turn and no one to trust, Turner realizes his most dangerous enemy may be closer than he ever feared. As he gets closer to the truth, he discovers there are some secrets people would kill to keep
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabrina, the naive daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family, is obsessed with David, the family's younger son. When Sabrina returns to Long Island from Paris as a sophisticated young woman, she begins a romance with David, who has meanwhile become engaged to the daughter of a wealthy family. This new romance threatens the business interests of Linus, the older son, so he pretends to court Sabrina in order to woo her away from David, but ends up falling in love with her himself
'Round midnight by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the friendship between an aging alcoholic jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras
Intersection by Mark Rydell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separated from his wife, an architect has an affair with a writer, but remains emotionally torn between the two women, leaving his future happiness, and that of his 13-year-old daughter, hanging in the balance
Castle keep by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward the end of World War II, a small company of American GI's occupy an ancient castle. Their commander has an affair with the countess in resident. One guy falls in love with a Volkswagon. A baker among them moves in with another baker's wife. A group of shell shocked holy rollers wander the bombed out streets. A GI art historian tries vainly to protect the castle and its masterpieces
The firm by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young lawyer takes a dream job only to find out he is working for the mob and that the Feds want to use him to destroy the firm
Death watch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future civilization where television does virtually anything to get high ratings, a film director implants a video camera in the brain of a man who shoots a documentary about a dying woman, without her knowledge
Sabrina : a novel by D Chiel( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valdez is coming( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As battered and tarnished as his shield, aging Mexican-American lawman Bob Valdez (Lancaster) has learned to bend under decades of prejudice. But when a cold-hearted American gunrunner humiliates him to the limits of dignity, he pulls himself up, straps on his guns, and announces a vendetta with a terse message: "VALDEZ IS COMING."
Lipstick by Lamont Johnson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaux Hemingway makes her film debut as a high fashion model who is violated as much by "the system" as she is by her rapist. Chris Sarandon (Dog Day Afternoon) plays the low-keyed music teacher who brutally attacks her and forces her to the point of desperation-and revenge. As Margaux's lawyer, Anne Bancroft (The Slender Thread, The Miracle Worker) gives a brilliant, uncompromising portrayal of a woman who takes on the legal system in an attempt to define the rights of women in this complex and controversial issue. Director Lamont Johnson (A Gunfight) guides the film to its shocking and violent conclusion after convincing the audience that, in some cases, only after a rape occurs does the real horror story begin
La mort en direct by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in French and English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a future civilization where television does virtually anything to get high ratings, a director implants a video camera in the brain of a man he hires to shoot a documentary about a dying woman without her knowledge
Autour de minuit by Bertrand Tavernier( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the friendship between an aging alcoholic jazz musician and a young French jazz fan. Inspired by the real-life friendship between jazz pianist Bud Powell and Francis Paudras
Havana : a novel by Paul Monette( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een beroepsgokker raakt aan het eind van de jaren vijftig door zijn verliefdheid op een vrouw betrokken bij de wapensmokkel voor Castros̕ rebellen op Cuba
Havana by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-rolling poker player Jack Weil is trying to make one big score in 1958 Havana, but his plan does not include falling in love with Roberta the wife of revolutionary Arturo Duran
The prince & me Sabrina ; I.Q.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince & me: Paige is a college student at a university in Wisconsin where she hopes to attend medical school. One day, Paige meets a new student on campus, Eddie, who is obviously attracted to her. Paige and Eddie strike up a friendship which slowly turns into romance. Paige learns that Eddie is actually Prince Edward, heir to the throne of Denmark, who has come to Wisconsin to chase girls and enjoy himself away from the eye of the European press. Now Paige must decide if she wants to give up her dreams and ambitions, even if she gets her prince in return
Xin long feng pei by D Chiel( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in Chinese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Firme by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm
Les trois jours du Condor by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in French and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joseph Turner, chercheur à la CIA, décrypte et analyse des romans d'espionnage pour y trouver des traces de fuite. Il découvre un réseau clandestin. Peu après, deux hommes entrent dans l'agence et abattent les occupants. Turner se sauve. Sous le nom de Condor, il enquête et démasque les conspirateurs. Puis décide de révéler toute l'affaire au New York Times ..."
3 days of the Condor ; All the President's men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los tres días del cóndor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un modesto funcionario de la CIA trabaja leyendo libros con el fin de detectar mensajes cifrados que permitan desvelar operaciones secretas susceptibles de perturbar la estabilidad del país. Un día, cuando vuelve al trabajo, encuentra a todos sus compañeros muertos. Consciente de que sólo el azar lo ha salvado de una muerte segura, huye tratando de salvarse, pero también para encontrar una explicación a lo sucedido. En su fuga se verá obligado a secuestrar a una mujer con la que, además de compartir su aventura, vive una intensa historia de amor
 
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Castle keep
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David Rayfiel amerikansk manusforfattar

David Rayfiel amerikansk manusfrfattare

David Rayfiel amerikansk manusforfatter

David Rayfiel amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

David Rayfiel scnariste amricain

David Rayfiel US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Ντέιβιντ Ρέιφιλ

Дэвид Рейфил

デヴィッド・レイフィール

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