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Jakoby, Don

Overview
Works: 48 works in 154 publications in 6 languages and 3,292 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Don Jakoby
Evolution by Ivan Reitman ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It all starts with a meteorite falling to earth near Glen Canyon, Arizona. The next day, biology teacher Dr. Ira Kane and geology teacher Harry Block from Glen Canyon Community College go to investigate. While taking a sample, they discover a slimy blue fluid ozzing from the meteorite. Kane finds myriad single-celled life-forms in the fluid, evolving at an incredible rate, even while he's watching. What seemed like a sure ticket to Sweden for the Nobel Prize soon develops into a nightmare: by evolving and adapting at an unbelievably fast rate, the aliens start spreading out, and the military comes in. Will humanity save the day?
Arachnophobia by Frank Marshall ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and German and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeff Daniels and John Goodman star in this creepy comedy, crawling with the perfect mix of fun and fright. Everyone is afraid of something, but when Dr. Ross Jennings (Daniels) moves his family to a quiet place in the country, the one thing that bugs him most is terrifying everyone in town. For this unlikely hero, overcoming a childhood fear of spiders might just save the day
Blue Thunder by John Badham ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control
John Carpenter's Vampires ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Crow is the leader of a team of mercenary vampire slayers dedicated to doing everything humanly possible to prevent Valek, the leader of the undead, from discovering the Berziers Cross, the only thing that can grant all vampires the omnipotent power to walk in the daylight
Vampires by John Carpenter ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Crow is the leader of a team of mercenary vampire slayers dedicated to doing everything humanly possible to prevent Valek, the leader of the undead, from discovering the Berziers Cross, the only thing that can grant all vampires the omnipotent power to walk in the daylight
Double team by Hark Tsui ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a botched raid on a terrorist leaves his wife and child dead, the leader of the raid must defend his own family against the fury of the grieving widower
Lifeforce ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a space exploration team travels to examine Halley's Comet, they find an alien spacecraft whose occupants carry a deadly secret. Spacelings take over the bodies of the humans and return to earth
Evolution by Eleanor Fremont ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Ira Kane and his colleague, Professor Harry Block attempt to find a way to stop alien organisms from infesting humanity
Invaders from Mars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remake of the 1950s classic film. A courageous young boy battles the hideous Martians who have "taken over" his parents and who now threaten to subjugate the entire planet
Death wish 3 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in French and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Kersey has returned to New York at the invitation of a friend from Korean War days whose neighborhood is being terrorized by a gang of vicious young thugs. Arriving only to find his old buddy slain, Kersey resolves to terminate the hoodlums' crime wave and restore the frightened neighborhood to its people
Blue thunder (1983) shooting script by Dan O'Bannon ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philadelphia experiment (1984) shooting script by William Gray ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blue Thunder : [screenplay] by Dan O'Bannon ( Book )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arachnophobia : a novel by Nicholas Edwards ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aliens invade a mid-western town during the 50's to observe earth. 25 years later they prepare to return home but first must deal with a scientist and newspaper reporter who know their secret. Invaders from Mars: Remake of the 1950's classic film. A boy battles the hideous Martians who have "taken over" his parents and seek to take over the world
Double team Sanjsko moštvo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Philadelphia experiment by Stewart Raffill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Philadelphia 1943: a top-secret experiment is underway to make US Navy ships invisible to enemy radar, but something goes horribly wrong, and the Battleship Eldridge disappears. Two sailors jump overboard and are mysteriously transported 41 years into the future. On the run and trapped by the past, can they stop the experiment that has torn a hole in time?"
Invaders from Mars : [screenplay] by Stuart Schoffman ( Book )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le justicier de New York ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Invasores de Marte = Invaders from Mars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Edmonds Michael 19..-.... scénariste
Edmonds, Michael (guionista)
ジャコビー, ドン
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