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Goldman, William 1931-

Overview
Works: 418 works in 1,813 publications in 7 languages and 51,211 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  History  Psychological fiction  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Adventure stories  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Signer, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Conceptor, Interviewee, Librettist, Creator, Writer of accompanying material, Actor, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PS3557.O384, 791.4372
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The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure : the "good parts" version abridged by William Goldman( Book )
85 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,645 libraries worldwide
Presents the timeless love story between a farm boy named Westley and the beautiful Princess Buttercup, along with the author's comments on life and art as he attempts to edit the children's classic
The princess bride by Cary Elwes( visu )
70 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,974 libraries worldwide
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
All the President's men by Alan J Pakula( visu )
73 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,748 libraries worldwide
True story of the Watergate break-in that led to the political scandal of the decade
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill( visu )
87 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,336 libraries worldwide
Blends adventure, romance and comedy to tell the story of the West's most likeable outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as they set out for Bolivia with the law on their heels
Marathon man by William Goldman( Book )
69 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,982 libraries worldwide
Tom "Babe" Levy is a runner in every sense: racing tirelessly toward his goals of athletic and academic excellence--and endlessly away from the specter of his famous father's scandal-driven suicide. But an unexpected visit from his beloved older brother will set in motion a chain of events that plunge Babe into a vortex of terror, treachery, and murder--and force him into a race for his life . . . and for the answer to the fateful question, "Is it safe?" - Publisher
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( visu )
46 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,788 libraries worldwide
Gedramatiseerd relaas van de (mislukte) geallieerde aanval op de door de Duitsers bezette bruggen in Arnhem, herfst 1944
Brothers by William Goldman( Book )
18 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: Marathon man. Altered beyond recognition, a man thought by the world to be dead, is summoned into service again in the ultrasecret Division. His mission is to stop a World War
Misery by Rob Reiner( visu )
60 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,372 libraries worldwide
After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
Maverick by Richard Donner( visu )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
"Bret Maverick est joueur de poker professionnel. En route pour le tournoi de poker du siècle, Maverick rencontre Annabelle une ravissante joueuse dénuée de tous scrupules et Cooper, un sinistre shérif peu enclin au jeu. Le voyage s'annonce semé d'embûches jusqu'à la partie de poker la plus dangereuse que Maverick n'ait jamais eu à livrer
Magic : a novel by William Goldman( Book )
28 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,289 libraries worldwide
Corky, a famous and brilliantly skilled magician has something to hide. It is in his attempt to keep his secret from the public that leads into "psycho country."
Tinsel : a novel by William Goldman( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
A novel of Hollywood's best-kept secrets
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( visu )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories ... When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily--and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power
Control by William Goldman( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of three people whose lives suffer from loss of mental control
Heat by William Goldman( Book )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Las Vegas security man Nick Escalante, an ex-Marine, chances on to a bizarre kidnapping threat and races into a night-time world of false identities, vicious grievances, and gruesome encounters
The general's daughter by Simon West( visu )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
El investigador militar Paul Brenner (John Travolta) participa en un encubrimiento cuando los oficiales del Fuerte MacCallum intentan esconder el motivo detrás del asesinato de una bella oficial femenina, hija de un comandante respetado
Marathon man by John Schlesinger( visu )
48 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container
The color of light by William Goldman( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
Story is about a young man Charles 'Chub' Fuller who writes a great novel about the woman of his dreams and the horrors of his childhood. Charles later suffers from writers block and is unable to write and ends up being a taxi driver and later a researcher
The season : a candid look at Broadway by William Goldman( Book )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
This book attempts to explain why Broadway is what it is. The author takes each production of one year and relates it to some aspect of the over-all Broadway scene including directors, stars, playwrights, reviewers, audiences, tryout tours, scalpers, and backers
The Stepford wives by Frank Oz( visu )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Joanna reluctantly moves with her husband and children from New York City to the suburban community of Stepford, Connecticut. But when life in Stepford begins to seem too perfect, Joanna and her new friend Bobby investigate a mysterious conspiracy among the town's husbands
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( visu )
23 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Chaplin's entire life is covered in the biographical film. From his upbringings in the slums of England to his Honorary Oscar in 1972
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names

controlled identity Longbaugh, Harry, 1931-

controlled identity Morgenstern, S., 1931-

Goldman, William W.
Goldman, William W., 1931-
Longbaugh, Harry
Longbaugh, Harry, 1931-
Longbaugh, Harry 1931- Pseudonym
Morgenstern, S
Morgenstern, S., 1931-
Morgenstern, S. 1931- Pseudonym
Morgenstern, Simon 1931-
Morgenstern, Simon 1931- Pseudonym
גאלדמאן, וילים, 1931-
ゴールドマン, ウィリアム
Languages
English (635)
French (63)
Spanish (50)
German (45)
Multiple languages (13)
Italian (6)
Japanese (3)
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