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Bill, Tony 1940-

Overview
Works: 157 works in 422 publications in 6 languages and 10,690 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Gangster films  Film adaptations  History  Caper films  Historical films  Children's films  Crime films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Actor, Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Performer, Film editor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Tony Bill
Publications by Tony Bill
Most widely held works about Tony Bill
 
Most widely held works by Tony Bill
Flyboys by Tony Bill( visu )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,991 libraries worldwide
A story of the young Americans who volunteered to be part of the French military prior to the United States involvement in WWI, also known as Lafayette Escadrille, and how they became the country's first fighter pilots
The sting by George Roy Hill( visu )
36 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Shampoo by Hal Ashby( visu )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and French and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Qiao zhi shi luo shan ji zui yue ren xin yi de nan zi,ta shi bi fo li shan yi ming mei rong shi,ling ta suo you de nu gu ke geng mei li,zai nu you ji er de gu li xia,qiao zhi jue ding kai she zi ji de mei rong yuan,wei le da dao mu di ,qiao zhi xun qiu bao shou de sheng yi ren lai si te de zi zhu,dan wei lai si te suo bu zhi di shi qiao zhi an di li gen ta de qi zi.qing ren. hai you ta shi ji sui de nu er tou qing,qiao zhi neng fou di zhi zhe xie you huo er jue xin he ji er zai yi qi, hai shi ji xu jiu chan yu tou qing de shi jian zhong
One Christmas ( visu )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A young boy leaves his home in the country with his aunt to spend the holidays with his estranged father in the big city. In his search for Santa in New Orleans, he finds more than he could ever hope for
Untamed heart ( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 538 libraries worldwide
A tender romance about two lonely lost souls who are destined to find each other
Pictures of Hollis Woods ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
A troublesome twelve-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her
Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Oliver Twist by Roman Polanski( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Young orphaned Oliver escapes to London and is befriended by pickpockets
My bodyguard by Tony Bill( visu )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and French and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Terrorized by the school bully, a young man hires the school misfit to be his bodyguard and the two form a fast friendship
The Princess and the pea by H. C Andersen( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
A prince's domineering mother insists on an unusual test to find a true princess
A home of our own by Tony Bill( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Frances Lacey quits her job and leaves Los Angeles with her six children in search of her dream, a home of their own
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre by Matthew Broderick( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Cinderella: Cinderella is a slave to her wicked stepmother and her selfish stepsisters, until her Fairy Godmother arrives and turns her into a radiant princess ; The little mermaid: When a young mermaid falls in love with a human being, she makes a deal with the Sea Witch and sacrifices everything to be with him ; The dancing princesses: After the king discovers that his daughters' dancing shoes are worn out every night, he offers to let anyone who can solve the mystery choose any of the princesses to have as his bride ; The princess and the pea: A bored prince decides that the best way to cheer himself up is to get married, so he goes through his mother's list of eligible princesses
Casting by ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
The film, focusing on casting director Marion Dougherty, is a celebration of the casting profession, highlighting its previously unsung role in film history while also serving as an elegy to the lost era of the New Hollywood, combining interviews, extensive archival footage, animated stills and documents
Five corners by Tony Bill( visu )
28 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 255 libraries worldwide
A psychotic rapist is released from prison and pursues the young woman who helped convict him
Less than zero by Marek Kanievska( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Julian is a boy with looks, charm, intelligence and a father who sets him up in the record business; he also has a drug habit. His best friend Clay wants to help and is willing to do almost anything for his friend, but Julian is going downhill so fast that he might take his girlfriend and Clay with him
Marriage on the rocks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Dan and Valerie plan a romantic second honeymoon to put the spark back in their relationship. While in Mexico, they find themselves accidentally divorced. Then, Valerie gets married to her husband's bachelor best friend in order to make him jealous
Harlan County war ( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 189 libraries worldwide
"A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike."--Internet Movie Database
Castle keep by Sydney Pollack( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Toward the end of World War II, a small company of American GI's occupy an ancient castle. Their commander has an affair with the countess in resident. One guy falls in love with a Volkswagon. A baker among them moves in with another baker's wife. A group of shell shocked holy rollers wander the bombed out streets. A GI art historian tries vainly to protect the castle and its masterpieces
Going in style ( visu )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Three senior citizens who are bored with their lives decide to rob a bank. If they get away with it they have the money, and if they get caught they wonder what the police will do to three old men
Movie Speak : how to talk like you belong on a film set by Tony Bill( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: When is "groucho" not a comedian? A "seagull" not a bird? A "banana" not a fruit, and a "taco cart" not a food stand? What's the "Castle rock rule" and when should you call for a "buff & puff"? And why expect trouble when the A.D. (assistant director) knowingly mumbles "Gone With the Wind in the morning, Dukes of Hazzard after lunch"? An oral tradition gathered and passed down for more than a hundred years, the language of moviemaking, like other secret lexicons, is the only accepted way of communicating on a set-and is all but unknown to the outside world. Technical, odd, colorful, mysterious, the working language of movies sheds light not only on the hugely complex process of making a film, but on the invisible hierarchies of a set, the unspoken etiquette between cast and crew, and the evolution of a process that's endlessly fascinating. Movie Speak is a book about language, but through language also a book about what it's really like to be a director or a producer or an actor or a crew member. An Oscar winning producer (The Sting), actor (who worked with Spielberg, Coppola, and Sydney Pollock), and director (Five Corners, Flyboys, My Bodyguard, and more), Tony Bill has been on sets for more than 30 years and brings a writer's love of language to this collection of hundreds of film terms. A futz. A cowboy. A Brodkin and a double Brodkin (a.k.a. screamer). Streaks 'n tips, a Lewinsky, Green Acres, rhubarb, a peanut, a Gary Coleman, snot tape, twin buttes, man maker (and why you can yell for one if needed for a grip, but must whisper if it's for Tom Cruise)-these are the tricks of the trade
 
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Alternative Names
Bill, Gerard Anthony.
Bill, Gerard Anthony 1940-
Tony Bill Amerikaans acteur
Tony Bill attore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense
Tony Bill cinéaste américain
Tony Bill director de cine estadounidense
Tony Bill US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Schauspieler
Тони Билл
טוני ביל
טוני ביל שחקן אמריקאי
تونی بیل تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
トニー・ビル
托尼·比尔
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