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Jacks, Robert L. 1927-1987

Overview
Works: 92 works in 205 publications in 4 languages and 5,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Western films  Television adaptations  Christmas films  History  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about Robert L Jacks
Publications by Robert L Jacks
Publications by Robert L Jacks, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert L Jacks
The Waltons ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-one episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
The Waltons ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family
The homecoming a Christmas story ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Set on a Depression Christmas Eve in 1933, this story centers around the Waltons as they prepare to celebrate Christmas together, awaiting the return of their father as he travels home through treacherous weather
The Waltons ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Through another hard year of the Depression, season three details the Walton family's discovery that the true richness in life comes from the joy they bring each other, while fans also relive John-Boy's first year at college. Includes all 25 episodes
The Waltons ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Through tests, tears, and triumphs as a fire drives the Waltons from their home, John-Boy becomes a scriptwriter, Mary Ellen applies to nursing school, and Jim-Bob discovers a fact about his birth, all while Hitler and Mussolini threaten the world
The undefeated by Andrew V McLaglen( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 372 libraries worldwide
At the end of the Civil War, Union Cavalry officer John Henry Thomas (John Wayne) and former Confederate Colonel James Langdon (Rock Hudson) lead their men into Mexico to begin a new life. Caught between Mexican rebels and the Emperor's forces, they find themselves fighting side by side and must forge an uneasy friendship in order to survive
The proud ones by Twentieth Century Fox( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
El comisario de Flat Rock se entera de la llegada al pueblo de su enemigo John Barrett, con un equipo de tahúres y pistoleros. Sally, su novia, le reprocha el riesgo que afronta al presentarle batalla
Prince Valiant by Henry Hathaway( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Hal Foster's Sunday-comics saga of a young Viking prince in the service of King Arthur
A kiss before dying by Ira Levin( visu )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Troubled by the death of her twin sister, a young woman unwittingly falls in love with an ambitious man. As she investigates her sister's death, she discovers that what she doesn't know about her boyfriend may kill her
Bandolero! by Andrew V McLaglen( visu )
10 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 161 libraries worldwide
The warring Bishop brothers must join forces to escape a death sentence
The Waltons ( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of a family living in rural Virginia during the Depression
The desert rats by Robert Wise( visu )
10 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 108 libraries worldwide
A tough as leather band of Australians battle to stop Rommel in his tracks. A follow-up to the success of the Desert Fox, but concentrating on the part played by Australian contingent of the British Eighth Army in their defence of Tobruk. A war adventure story
Man on a tightrope by Elia Kazan( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The story of a Czechoslovakian circus troop whose members are drafted into the military when the communists take over. But as they near the Bavarian border, they decide to make a break to escape to the West
Waltons ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 19-23 of the first season
Waltons ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 7-12 from the first season
White feather ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
In an effort to peacefully coexist with white settlers, a Cheyenne tribe agrees to resettle, sacrificing valued Wyoming hunting grounds to make way for gold prospecting. Led by Colonel Lindsay, the tribe's resettlement journey is also guided by a rugged land surveyor, Josh Tanner and his Cheyenne tribesmen friends-- Little Dog and American Horse. But an attraction between Little Dog's fiancée and Tanner threatens to ruin the resettlement plans, and the tribe sends an arrow with a single white feather-- a symbol of their intention to wage war
The Waltons ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 18-20 on side A and episodes 21-22 on side B from the complete second season of the Waltons
The killer is loose ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
A bank teller is the inside man on a robbery. The teller's wife is accidentally shot and killed by a detective during the teller's arrest. He escapes to kill the detective's wife as retribution. Despite the detective's protest, the police decide to use his wife as a lure
Waltons ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 13-18 from first season
A blueprint for murder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Man in the attic: A madman is savagely murdering the sauciest showgirls in London. Slade is a decidedly creepy medical pathologist in London during the most diabolical serial killings of all time. When Slade rents out an attic apartment, his snoopy landlady soon suspects her brooding boarder may just be the most wanted man in England - Jack the Ripper
 
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Jacks, Robert.
Jacks, Robert 1927-1987
Jacks, Robert J.
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