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Broyles, William Jr 1944-

Overview
Works: 205 works in 663 publications in 12 languages and 23,386 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Creator, Author, Scenarist, Contributor, Speaker, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about William Broyles
Publications by William Broyles
Most widely held works about William Broyles
 
Most widely held works by William Broyles
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard( visu )
74 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,655 libraries worldwide
"Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home"--Container
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood( visu )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,097 libraries worldwide
The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. The trip brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and their lives during war
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( visu )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,059 libraries worldwide
When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe
Cast away by Tom Hanks( visu )
47 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,489 libraries worldwide
Chuck Noland is a FedEx systems engineer whose personal and professional life are ruled by the clock. He has a girlfriend, Kelly, with whom he is deeply in love with and family he hardly sees. When work intrudes on Christmas Eve, Chuck has a quick gift exchange in the car and kisses Kelly goodbye. He boards a delivery plane going overseas which gets caught in a horrendous storm and crashes onto the shores of a deserted tropical island in the Pacific. First, frustration gets to him and then he realizes how little his chances are to ever get back to civilisation. After four long years, Chuck has learned very well how to survive on his own. He even has a way of predicting the weather with a self-made calendar. When Chuck finally sees his chance, he rafts out onto the ocean and fortunately is spotted. After a bittersweet welcome-back reception, Chuck finds Kelly has married another man. For four years, it was survival. Now Chuck is compelled to live
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
39 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,074 libraries worldwide
In a remake of the original film, after an astronaut crash-lands on an uncharted planet he finds himself at odds with a society in which apes are the rulers - and humans are little more than slaves
Unfaithful by Adrian Lyne( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
When a chance encounter with a sexy stranger erupts into a full-blown affair, passion becomes obsession, and the true price of betrayal takes a shattering toll
Jarhead by Sam Mendes( visu )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
Follows "Swoff," a third-generation Marine enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. There is no cover from intolerable heat or from the Iraqi soldiers, who are always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully understand. Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer, heads up the scout/sniper platoon, while Troy, Swoff's friend and mentor, is a die-hard member of STA - the elite Marine Unit
Entrapment by Inc Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment( visu )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 561 libraries worldwide
When master art thief Robert "Mac" Mac-Dougall becomes entrapped in insurance investigator Gin Baker's game of international intrigue, the stage is set for the largest heist and biggest police sting in history
The magic journey by Tracey West( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
The journey begins by Kitty Richards( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
A boy who is eagerly awaiting a visit from Santa Claus accepts a ride on a magical train headed for the North Pole
Trip to the North Pole by Ellen Weiss( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
On Christmas eve, a young boy joins some other children on a magical train ride to the North Pole
China Beach ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
"Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container
China Beach ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
"Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container
Planet of the Apes by W. T Quick( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and Czech and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Apollo 13 by Jim Lovell( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Navertelling van de film over de ruimtevlucht in april 1970, die bijna eindigde in een ramp. Eenvoudige uitgave voor scholieren
China Beach ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
"Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container
Cast away : the shooting script by William Broyles( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Planet of the apes by Tim Burton( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
China Beach ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
"Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container
The Polar Express : the movie shadow book ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A magical train loaded with children travels north over mountains and bridges and through a desert of ice and snow to reach the North Pole, where Santa Claus is waiting to give the first gift of Christmas. Designed to be used with a flashlight to project silhouettes on a wall
 
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Broyles, Bill 1944-
Broyles, Bill 1944 October 8-
Broyles, William D. 1944-
Broyles, William Dodson.
Broyles, William Dodson "Bill".
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