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Sackheim, William

Works: 75 works in 153 publications in 4 languages and 3,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Military history  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Scenarist, Adapter, Author, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about William Sackheim
Publications by William Sackheim
Publications by William Sackheim, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William Sackheim
First blood by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
33 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
John Rambo is a former Green Beret and Medal of Honor recipient who is plagued by dreadful memories of his time served in Vietnam. Living as a drifter, Rambo is on his way to get some food when he is arrested by Will Teasle, a small town sheriff who is used to getting things his way. Once incarcerated, Rambo soon finds himself reliving the awful memories of his fighting days as he is tormented by the sheriff's deputy. Rambo escapes and an intense manhunt begins. As the publicity of Rambo's one man war escalates, Teasle and his posse are confronted by Colonel Trautman, Rambo's former commander and the one man who may be able to stop any more blood from being shed
Pacific Heights ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Psychological thriller about two homeowners battling a pathological tenant. Protected by complex eviction laws, this sadistic schemer soon has the couple fighting to save their home and then their lives
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( visu )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Dentist Sheldon Kornpett is a respectable man. He has a daughter who is about to marry the son of a very suspicious character, Vince Ricardo. Nonetheless, Vince calls on Sheldon and convinces him to go with him on a series of adventures, claiming all the while that he is a CIA agent, and that what he is doing is in national interest. Sheldon follows Vince to a South American country ruled by a very odd man, General Garcia, who talks to his hand. It seems that the dictator is involved in a scheme to counterfeit and undermine U.S. currency
Once an eagle ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The epic story of America in the 20th century, told through the lives of two career soldiers, spanning both World Wars. Sam Damon is a courageous and compassionate man who finds his calling leading his men in war and in peacetime. Courtney Massengale, on the other hand, is a ruthless achiever who will let nothing stand in his way to the top. In the late days of World War I, Damon and Massengale become friends, but as events unfold, the vast difference in their personalities leads to a face-off in a life and death struggle of good and evil
Gidget ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, a psychology student. Gidget spends most of her free time at the beach, hanging out with friends and surfing. She also has a knack for getting in and out of trouble. Gidget speaks to the audience during her journey to adulthood, letting them know exactly what's on her mind and what she's discovered about life
The hard way by John Badham( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
To help bring some authenticity to his next role, a Hollywood movie star teams up with a street-wise New York City detective who's none-too-thrilled about him tagging along on the trail of a cold-blooded serial killer
White sands by Roger Donaldson( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
To untangle a mystery, a small-town sheriff takes on the identity of a murdered FBI agent and becomes the man on the inside of an international crime ring
The competition ( visu )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Two concert pianists, entered in an international competition that could make or break their careers, fall in love with one another, although both want to win
Rambo the complete collector's set ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
In First blood, an ex-Green Beret haunted by memories of Vietnam is searching for peace, but finds instead an overzealous, small town sheriff who's spoiling for a fight
Stallone Rambo trilogy ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 75 libraries worldwide
[Pt. 3]. John Rambo sets out for Afghanistan to rescue his friend and mentor Col. Sam Trautman who has been captured by the enemy
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The secret of my success: A mail room worker finds a new way up the corporate ladder in this crazy comedy of romantic mergers and mistaken identities
Maiden voyage ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"The Flying Nun - Pilot Episode" (long version) Sister Bertrille arrives in wind-swept San Juan and meets wealthy playboy Carlos Rameros and her fellow nuns at Convent San Tanco
Stallone Rambo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
In "First blood", an ex-Green Beret, a peacetime misfit, is haunted by memories of Vietnam. Falling foul of an over-zealous small-town sheriff, all hell is let loose as he goes on the run. In the life or death manhunt that ensues, he will need all his old skills to stay alive and outwit his pursuers--the sheriff and his posse, and more than 200 National Guardsmen. In "Rambo, first blood part II", John Rambo returns to Vietnam to find and rescue a group of American P.O.W's that have been there since the Vietnam War. In "Rambo, III", Rambo battles Russians invading Afghanistan
No small affair ( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A comedy romance when a 16 year old aspiring photographer pursues a beautiful "older woman" of 22, who is a down-on-her-luch rock singer
Flashback comedies movie marathon collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The secret of my success: a mail room boy tries to climb the corporate ladder by posing as an executive
Rambo ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Barricade ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"They don't come much worse than 'Boss' Kruger, who murdered his own brother to take over the family gold mine. To defend it, he's built up a small army of fugitives who, Kruger says, 'tolerate me even though they hate me -- because they have to.' Soon, two more outlaws on the lam are forced to accept his hospitality: a desperate gunman and a beautiful convict. With brutal, bloody beatings and an explosive mine cave-in, they challeng the Boss' dominance in an unforgettable climax."--Container
Homicide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The house across the street: Newspaper editor Dave Joslin gets inadvertently involved in a fraud case against racketeer Keever
Joel McCrea westerns collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Border River: "Joel McCrea stars as idealistic Confederate major Clete Mattson and Yvonne DeCarlo as saloon owner Carmelita Carlas. With the South facing defeat, Mattson desperately tries to save his army by stealing $2,000,000 in Union gold. He then heads to a raucous border town on the Rio Grande, hoping to make a munitions deal with Mexican general Calleja. But first, Mattson must contend with Calleja's double-crossing German military advisor Baron Von Holden, not to mention Calleja's tempestuous sweetheart Carmelita, who is likewise not to be trusted."--Hal Erickson
First blood; a novel by David Morrell( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and Korean and held by 9 libraries worldwide
When a Vietnam veteran John Rambo arrives in Madison, Kentucky, the chief of police is determined to rid the town of him, and the two war veterans become involved in a deadly life or death struggle through the hills of rural Kentucky
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Sackheim, Bill
Sackheim, Bill 1920-2004
Sackheim, William B. 1920-2004
English (73)
Korean (1)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
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