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Hicks, James

Overview
Works: 10 works in 32 publications in 4 languages and 455 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Author, Scribe, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Hicks
The amazing grace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1748 "John Newton is captain of a slave ship moored off the coast of Nigeria. He stands at a crossroads in his life, his morality and religion at odds with the brutality of his chosen profession. Stepping ashore, he starts on a journey of redemption that will end in tragedy but prove the catalyst for greater achievements. A local anthem sung in adversity by the slaves whom he captures punctuates the film. It will be the inspiration for Newton's redemption and, years later, for his writing of the world's most enduring hymn, 'Amazing Grace.'"--Container
The morning after by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling alcoholic awakens in a strange bed next to a murdered man. She flees in panic than eventually turns into terror. Her only support is an ex-cop and recovering alcoholic who is unsympathetic to her plight
Chattahoochee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionalized account of a decorated Korean War veteran's ordeal of incarceration in Florida's state mental institution and his campaign to reform its unjust practices and improve inmate living conditions
Telstar : the Joe Meek story by Nick Moran( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defenseless by Martin Campbell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.K. Katwuller is a lawyer defending real estate tycoon Steve Seldes against charges of hiring teenage girls to perform in porno films, which is complicated by the fact that he is her lover and the husband of an old friend. When her client is murdered, the apparent victim of a teenager's outraged father, only the engimatic Detective Butell remains tempered enough to expose the truth of the real killer
Telstar the Joe Meek story( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flamboyant and with a hair-trigger temper that more than once led to him pulling a gun on musicians, 1960s British pop producer Joe Meek makes Phil Spector look like a pussycat. From Meek's ascension to the top of the charts with 'Telstar' to his dabblings in the occult and implication in a boy's murder, the film charts the composer's tumultuous life
Miss Monday( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman, a struggling screenwriter reeling from writer's block is desperate for inspiration. He decides to breathe life into his elusive main character, Marianne. Roman cleverly disguises himself as a corporate executive. His mission is to penetrate London's financial district and find the real Marianne, his Miss Monday. Eventually he meets Gloria, who accidently leaves behind her cellular phone which has hidden within it the key to her house. Roman sneaks into Gloria's apartment. He immerses himself in her most intimate belongings her clothes, photo albums and personal diary. When Gloria unexpectedly returns home, Roman hides in her bedroom closet. He watches as she becomes a teasing seductress. Clearly Roman has found much more than he bargained for. Transfixed he watches his Miss Monday come to life. The more she reveals the more he needs to know. Who is this woman? What is the truth behind her? What part will Roman play in her story?
CHATTAHOOCHEE by James Hicks( )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE MORNING AFTER by James Hicks( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telstar by James Hicks( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the backdrop of early 60s London, Telstar is the story of the World's first Independent record producer, Joe Meek. A maverick genius who enjoyed phenomenal early success with 'Telstar', the biggest selling record of its time, before bad luck, depression, heart break and paranoia forced him to murder and suicide. A gay, amphetamine addicted, talented but deeply troubled soul who dabbled in the occult, Meek is already an iconic figure in the world of British pop, whose messy end had a bizarre inevitability. Far from being a maudlin tale, this stranger than fiction true story is a
 
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