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Jaeckel, Richard 1926-1997

Overview
Works: 153 works in 272 publications in 5 languages and 5,377 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  War films  Science fiction 
Roles: Actor, Editor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Jaeckel
Chisum by Andrew V McLaglen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Chisum and Henry Tunstall with the assistance of Billy the Kid engage in a land dispute with Lawrence Murphy in Lincoln County, New Mexico
Starman by John Carpenter ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and French and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When his spacecraft is shot down over Wisconsin, Starman arrives at the remote cabin of a distraught young widow, Jenny Hayden, and clones the form of her dead husband. The alien convinces Jenny to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he isn't picked up by his mothership in three days, he'll die. Hot on their trail are government agents, intent on capturing the alien, dead or alive. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion."--Container
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strike force of violent criminals take on a combat mission under the training and leadership of a U.S. Army major (Lee Marvin)
Guadalcanal diary ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific
Come back, little Sheba ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lola Delaney is a vulgar, dumpy, less-than-bright "shotgun bride" who is married to recovering alcoholic Doc Delaney. Their unhappy marriage is made even more unhappy when a sexy stranger, Marie, rents a room from Lola. Lola is a tiresome creature who never stops talking, especially about the "imminent" return of her runaway dog Sheba. Doc is having enough trouble staying from the bottle and resigning himself to his marriage without the curvaceous Marie arousing his baser instincts
The gunfighter by Henry King ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmy Ringo is a notorious killer and the deadliest shot in the Old West. Though his appetite for bloodletting has waned, Jimmy is forced to stay on the run by young guns determined to shoot him down. After killing an upstart in self-defense, he escapes the boy's vengeful brothers to the nearby town of Cayenna. There, he hopes to convince his estranged wife to resume their life together. With more young men gunning for him, Ringo's fate lies in the hands of the sheriff, his old bandit partner
Cowboy by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tempers flare and fists fly in this action-packed sagebrush classic based on the real-life adventures of a tenderfoot turned tough cattleman
Ulzana's raid by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scout leads U.S. cavalrymen on a hunt for Ulzana and his band of renegade Indians
3:10 to Yuma ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this beautifully shot and acted, psychologically complex western, Van Heflin is a mild-mannered cattle rancher who takes on the task of shepherding a captured outlaw, played with cucumber-cool charisma by Glenn Ford, to the train that will take him to prison. This apparently simple plan turns into a nerve-racking cat-and-mouse game that will test each man's particular brand of honor
Attack! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Lieutenant Joe Costa learns that his men died because the commander, Captain Cooney was too much of a coward to join the fight, Costa issues a serious warning: Don't let it happen again! But Cooney's cowardice forces Costa into a fateful choice: continue to risk to lives of his men...or take the life of the captain
The violent men ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A large sprawling western drama about a ruthless land baron who loses his grip on things due to violent forces opposing him
John Carpenter's Starman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alien, from a distant planet, lands in Wisconsin and arrives at the remote cabin of Jenny Hayden, a distraught young widow. The alien (Starman) convinces her to drive him to Arizona, explaining that if he is not picked up by his mothership in three days he will die. En route, Starman demonstrates the power of universal love, while Jenny rediscovers her human feelings for passion
Town without pity ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four American GI's, stationed in Germany circa 1960, are accused of attacking a local teenage girl. An Army major is assigned to defend the soldiers. If he's going to prevent their death sentences, he will have to turn the spotlight on the victim who is already traumatized
Twilight's last gleaming by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Colonel in the United States Air Force, and three other convicts, escapes from a military prison. The four men take cover at a nuclear base and proceed to hold America hostage
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dirty dozen: Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
The time tunnel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Determined to prove that Project Tic Toc was capable of sending humans through time, Dr. Tony Newman and Dr. Doug Phillips entered the project's time tunnel before final tests were completed. Now, caught in time and unable to return home, the two scientists battle to stay alive as the Vortex of Time thrusts them into the middle of some of the most significant events in world history. But even more important, as the time travelers encounter famous and influential people of the past, they must make sure their actions don't inadvertently change history and alter the future"--Box
Delta Force 2 operation stranglehold ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Delta Force is called in when a sadistic billionaire cocaine czar takes three American drug enforcement agents hostage
Black Moon rising ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Black Moon, an Ultra-Tech automobile, is stolen, the government "thief," who stashed a valuable computer disk inside it, must steal it back
Walking tall the trilogy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walking tall: Based on the true life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser who almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his life and his family's. Walking tall part II: Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife. Final Chapter: Walking Tall: The final years in the life of Pusser after his retirement from the police force where he tries to made amends to his friends and family, and cooperate with a film crew shooting a movie based on his life
Fox western classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Garden of Evil: Gary Cooper, Richard Widmark and Cameron Mitchell portray three somewhat disreputable 19th-century soldiers of fortune, en route to California to prospect for gold. Stopping over in a tiny Mexican village, the three men are hired by Susan Hayward to rescue her husband, who is trapped in a gold mine in hostile Indian territory. The threesome agree to the expedition, their interest piqued by the possibility of picking up some gold themselves. During the harrowing journey, the party's already frayed nerves are aggravated when the men become attracted to Hayward. The group arrives at the mine's location--the Garden of Evil, so named because the Indians regard it as the domain of evil spirits. During the escape, Hayward's husband (Hugh Marlowe) is killed by the Indians, as is Mitchell. Cooper and Widmark play cards to decide who will take Hayward to safety and who will cover them while they flee. Cooper wins--but later discovers that Widmark had cheated in order to sacrifice himself
 
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