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Broyles, William Jr 1944-

Overview
Works: 116 works in 448 publications in 9 languages and 21,666 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Creator, Scenarist, Contributor, 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 )
71 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,644 libraries worldwide
It had been less than a year since man first walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another 'routine' space flight. That is until these words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." 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, not to mention the odds, to bring them home
Flags of our fathers by DreamWorks Animation( visu )
39 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,015 libraries worldwide
For 70,000 Marines this was more than a turning point of World War II, it was the defining moment of their lives. Explores the complicated nature of heroism, courage and patriotism in the harrowing true story of four Marines who fought the bloody battles at Iwo Jima during World War II and how a single photo emerged as one of the most evocative icons of the 20th Century
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,883 libraries worldwide
Billy longs to believe in Santa Claus, but he finds it quite difficult to do so. His family has a dogged insistence that all of it, from the North Pole, to the elves, to Santa himself, is all just a myth. This all changes, however, on Christmas Eve, when a mysterious train visits Billy in the middle of the night, promising to take him and a group of other lucky children to the North Pole for a visit with Santa. The train's conductor, along with the other passengers help turn Billy's crisis of faith into a journey of self-discovery
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
37 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,030 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
Cast away by Tom Hanks( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,760 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
Unfaithful by Adrian Lyne( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
A suburban New York housewife has a chance encounter with a sexy stranger and it 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 1,334 libraries worldwide
Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford is a third-generation enlistee who goes from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty. He sports a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. He lives with no cover from the intolerable heat and the potential threat from Iraqi soldiers. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on the blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully fathom. Marine lifer, Sergeant Sykes, who is in charge of Swoff's scout and sniper platoon. Troy is Swoff's friend and mentor
Entrapment by Inc Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 544 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 )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 471 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 )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 469 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 364 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 278 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 217 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 William T Quick( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Apollo 13 by Jim Lovell( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Navertelling van de film over de ruimtevlucht in april 1970, die bijna eindigde in een ramp. Eenvoudige uitgave voor scholieren
Cast away : the shooting script by William Broyles( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 150 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 112 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
JFK reckless youth by Nigel Hamilton( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Based on Nigel Hamilton's New York Times best selling biography, a vivid, rich portrait of a president in the making
 
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Broyles, Bill 1944-
Broyles, Bill 1944 October 8-
Broyles, William Dodson.
Broyles, William Dodson "Bill".
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