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Hickey, William 1928-1997

Overview
Works: 56 works in 138 publications in 3 languages and 5,988 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Church history  Fiction  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Hickey
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Visiting Brother Sean Connery, investigating the deaths, discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith. He must find the connection between the hidden literature and the killings before innocent people are burned at the stake
John Huston's wise blood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, but he somehow makes observations about the state of a run-down country church and understands that there are ridiculous frauds on the streets. When a cab driver insists he looks like a preacher in his new hat, Hazel takes on the part. He starts his own new Church of Truth, without the crucified Jesus. His first disciple is an 18-year old simpleton with a 'prophetic gift.'
Sea of love by Harold Becker( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Veteran New York City police detective Frank Keller is a workaholic cop living on the edge. Joining forces with detective Touhey, the two try to track down a bizarre serial killer. They encounter a beautiful suspect, but convinced of her innocence, Keller enters into a passionate affair with the woman, despite hard evidence linking her to the murders
The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, tries to bring the magic of Christmas to Halloween Town and kidnaps Santa Claus
Da ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man returns to Ireland for the funeral of his bull-headed, crusty old father. The trauma of his father's death sends him on a humorous, nostalgic journey from the time of his youth to a place where he can communicate with his Da at last
My blue heaven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Witness Protection Program is turned upside down by a mob informant and an FBI agent
One crazy summer by Savage Steve Holland( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aspiring artist and the aspiring singer he loves join the most berserk brood of sun-and-funners on Nantucket Island in New England
Gogol "Diary of a madman" ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the 1964 off-Broadway production of the celebrated story by Nikolay Gogol about a clerk's disintegration into complete madness. Performed by the well-known actor and drama teacher William Hickey in an extraordinary one-man tour de force
Tales from the darkside the movie by Christian Slater( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy who is captured by a cannibal tells here three horror stories to avoid becoming her victim
The decline and fall of the entire world as seen through the eyes of Cole Porter by Cole Porter( Recording )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hobo's Christmas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who deserted his family and lived a hobo's life for 25 years decides it's time to go home. His best friend on the road warns him that the past is best left alone, but he wants to find out for himself. His son must face the anger he feels when faced with the reappearance of the father he loved more than anyone, and the hobo must take responsibility for the pain he caused by leaving
Love is all there is ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two rival Italian family restaurant owners have a lot of bad blood between them. Things only get worse when one of the family's son and the other's daughter become romantically involved
Holiday collector's set 4 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Borrowed hearts: Sam, a businessman, has always put money first until a woman and her seven-year-old daughter enter his life. Unlike Sam, they barely have enough money to survive, but they have plenty of something he lacks: love. They help him to discover that family and loyalty are more important than wealth
Puppet master ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex Whittaker and three other gifted psychics are investigating rumors that the secret of life has been discovered by master puppeteer Andre Toulon. But the psychics quickly discover Toulon's secret of death in the form of five killer puppets--each one uniquely qualified for murder and mayhem
The nightmare before Christmas 3D ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bored with the same old scare and scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere
Holiday collector's set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man who saved Christmas: toy maker A.C. Gilbert convinced the U. S. Congress, during the rationed times of WWII, to save his factory and keep the Christmas spirit alive
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Prizzi family's principal hit man, Charley (Nicholson) is about to discover that he and his new bride (Turner) share more than just body heat: they're both cold-blooded assassins, and their next job is to ice each other!"--Container
Ben Bagley's The decline and fall of the entire world as seen through the eyes of Cole Porter by Cole Porter( Recording )
2 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wise blood by John Huston( Visual )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, but he somehow makes observations about the state of a run-down country church and understands that there are ridiculous frauds on the streets. When a cab driver insists he looks like a preacher in his new hat, Hazel takes on the part. He starts his own new Church of Truth, without the crucified Jesus. His first disciple is an 18-year old simpleton with a 'prophetic gift.'
 
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Alternative Names
Hickey, Bill 1928-1997
Hickey, William Edward 1928-1997
Languages
English (89)
German (1)
French (1)
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