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Boehm, Sydney

Works: 80 works in 183 publications in 6 languages and 2,510 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  History  Fiction  Western films  Science fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Producer, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PR5774, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Sydney Boehm
Publications by Sydney Boehm
Publications by Sydney Boehm, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Sydney Boehm
The big heat by Fritz Lang( visu )
31 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
When worlds collide by Rudolph Maté( visu )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Earth is destroyed by a runaway star, but not before a few privately financed individuals can escape to start anew on another planet
They live by night by Nicholas Ray( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
They live by night: Three prisoners flee from a state prison farm in Mississippi. Among them is 23-years-young Bowie, who spent the last seven years in prison and now hopes to be able to prove his innocence or retire to a home in the mountains and live in peace together with his new love, Kitty. But his criminal companions persuade him to participate in several heists, and soon the police believe him to be their leader and go after "Bowie the Kid" harder than ever
Seven thieves ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
When Paul Mason is recruited into a group of thieves looking for a big score, he has no idea their target is the famed Monte Carlo casino. Taking the reins of the operation, Mason guides the band in their carefully organized plan to life $4 million from the heavily guarded vault. But even the best plans can hit snags, and the team quickly find out that getting into a vault is only half the game
Union Station ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
"Returning to the city from her wealthy employer's residence, Joyce Willecombe (Nancy Olson), spots two armed men on the train. She reports them to the conductor who radios the Station's police. Once at Union Station she points out the men to Lt. William Calhoun (William Holden), head of the station's police squad and they find out that the gunmen are members of a gang who have kidnapped her employer's blind daughter and are seeking a $100,000 ransom. The Chicago police headed by inspector Donnelly (Barry Fitzgerald), and the FBI are both called in"--Container
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
War of the worlds: The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. That is until they realize that the Martians have landed a direct assault to our planet, with hundreds of invulnerable ships. The invasion takes place all over the world, and all the major cities are destroyed one after one, even the atomic bomb can't stop them. But, if the human intervention can't beat them, who can?
Rough night in Jerico ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
One time lawman Alex Flood (Martin) is now the ruthless boss of the town of Jerico-- a town he once helped to clean up. Now this officer gone-bad has bullied his way into owning 51% of all of Jericho's businesses. All except the stagecoach line, run by widow Molly Lang (Simmons), a stalwart hold out. Riding into town to help her is former Deputy U.S. Marshal Dolan (Peppard). But Dolan, figuring any confrontation with Flood or his men is a losing battle, refuses to take on the tyrant, giving Flood an even freer hand than before. As Molly and the townspeople turn to Dolan for help, how far will he allow Flood to push him before he finally fights back?
Act of violence Mystery street by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
3 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Mystery street: "Murder lives on Mystery Street. John Sturges (The Great Escape) directs a revealing-for-the-era procedural about a Boston cop (Ricardo Montalban) solving a whodunit with the help of a Harvard forensic expert (Bruce Bennett). Welcome to CSI noir."--Container
The atomic city ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Nuclear physicist Frank Addison and his wife are living every parent's worst nightmare after their son Tommy gets kidnapped. And it just so happens that the kidnapper's ransom demands are the secrets behind the H-bomb!
Second chance (1953) shooting script by Sydney Boehm( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
High wall ( visu )
3 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and German and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"Steven Kenet (Robert Taylor) says he killed his wife, but even he doesn't really know. ... So Kenet enters a psych ward where, the DA asserts, he'll hide behind the wall of an insanity plea. But truth cannot hide. And Kenet - assisted by a ward doctor (Audrey Totter) - is driven to find the truth."--Container
The raid by Hugo Fregonese( visu )
7 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story from the Civil War, this drama follows a band of Confederate prisoners who escape to Canada and begin planning to distract Union forces by laying siege to St. Albans, a small Vermont town
Side street ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Joe Norson, a poor letter carrier with a sweet, pregnant wife, yields to momentary temptation and steals $30,000 belonging to a pair of ruthless blackmailers who won't stop at murder. After a few days of soul-searching, Joe offers to return the money, only to find that the "friend" he left it with has disappeared. Now every move Joe makes plunges him deeper into trouble, as he's pursued and pursuing through the shadowy, sinister side of New York
The Tall men ( visu )
8 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Two brothers, veterans of Quantrell's raiders, cope with hostile Indians, outlaws, a cattle stampede, an ambitious woman, and their wealthy, unscrupulous employer as they drive a herd of cattle from Texas to Montana in 1867
Second chance ( visu )
4 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A second-rate boxer falls for a gangster's ex-girlfriend
Mystery street ( visu )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
Glenn Ford undercover crimes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The lady in question: "A tale of a middle-aged Parisian (Brian Aherne) who reports for jury duty and ends up bringing the defendant (Hayworth)home to his family after she is acquitted of a charge of murdering her lover. Anything but innocent, she soon has the man's son (Ford) committing petty crimes to fund their romantic escape"--Container
The revolt of Mamie Stover by Raoul Walsh( visu )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Forced out of town by the authorities who regard her as a disreputable woman, Mamie Stover travels to Honolulu to find work. In Honolulu, everyone's life is thrown into turmoil as the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbour
Woman obsessed ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A romantic melodrama about a tough but lonely widow, struggling to bring up her child and run a farm in the far reaches of Saskatchewan. A strong, but silent, hired hand seems like the answer to her prayers, but soon the matters of the heart prove as tumultuous as the forces of nature
One foot in Hell ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
An ulterior motive lurks beneath the sheriff's badge in an unsuspecting small town still recovering from the Civil War
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Boehm, Sidney
Boehm, Sidney 1908-1990
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