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Jacks, Robert L. 1927-1987

Overview
Works: 174 works in 277 publications in 4 languages and 6,105 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Western films  Christmas films  Christmas plays  Television programs  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Producer, Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )
7 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 813 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 )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 694 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 by Script (Musical group)( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Set on a Depression Christmas Eve in 1933, this heart-tugging story centers around the Waltons, a rural family, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas together
The Waltons ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Five-disc set contains all 24 year-three episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
The desert rats by Jonathan Martin( visu )
18 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 427 libraries worldwide
A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history
The Waltons ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 403 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 Robert L Jacks( visu )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Two former colonels, one Confederate, the other Union, find themselves in Mexico after the Civil War. Unlikely allies, the two are forced to team up to fight Juarez's ruthless banditos
Bandolero! by Andrew V McLaglen( visu )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime while the sheriff chases them to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits
A kiss before dying by Ira Levin( visu )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Bud Corliss is a darkly handsome college boy so obsessed with wealth that he'll do anything to get it. When his rich girlfriend Dorothy gets pregnant and is threatened with disinheritance, Bud stages her suicide, sending her plummeting from the roof of a high-rise. It's the perfect crime until Dorothy's sister Ellen begins to unravel Bud's deadly scheme
Prince Valiant by Henry Hathaway( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Hal Foster's Sunday-comics saga of a young Viking prince in the service of King Arthur
The Waltons ( visu )
3 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 138 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
Man on a tightrope by Elia Kazan( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 94 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
White feather ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 60 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 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
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
Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 1-6 from the first season
Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 13-18 from first season
Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 19-23 of the first season
Waltons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Contains episodes 7-12 from the first season
 
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Jacks, Robert
Jacks, Robert 1927-1987
Jacks, Robert J.
Jacks, Robert J. 1927-1987
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