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Sackheim, William

Overview
Works: 67 works in 144 publications in 5 languages and 3,025 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Military history  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Scenarist, Adapter, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
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
Pacific Heights ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 382 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 320 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 198 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 )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Nick Lang (Fox) is a popular movie star who desperately wants to break out of his "nice guy" screen image. Believing he'll land a role as a tough homicide detective if he can hang out with the real thing, Lang leaves Hollywood to spend a few weeks on the streets of New York with detective John Moss (Woods). A gritty no-nonsense cop on the trail of a ruthless serial killer, the last thing Moss needs is an annoying sidekick. But his boss--a fan of Nick Lang's movies--insists, and Moss must find ways to get Lang out of his hair while pursuing the murderer
The competition ( visu )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Two young competitors at one of the world's most important music awards defy the rivalry that should exist between them and fall in love. He knows that this may be his last chance for success, and she is the protege of a famous teacher who warns her to stay away from romance, so the competition tests the strength of their love
White sands by Roger Donaldson( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 124 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
Rambo the complete collector's set ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
In Rambo III, John Rambo is living a secluded life in a Buddhist monastery in search of inner peace. When friend and mentor Col. Sam Trautman visits to ask for his help in a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines to enter another war
Stallone Rambo trilogy ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Turkish and held by 74 libraries worldwide
[Pt. 2]. Rambo is recruited for a highly secret and dangerous mission in the jungles of Vietnam to locate missing American POW's, Unbeknownst to Rambo, his mission has been compromised before it begins. Deserted by his own team, Rambo is left as a lone survivor in the hostile jungle with only his knife, bow and arrows. With the help of a Vietnamese girl, he struggles against deadly odds to find and free the prisoners. Triumphant, yet betrayed, he vows to bring his own brand of revenge to all who have become his enemies
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 40 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 32 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 24 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 20 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
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
Flashback comedies movie marathon collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The secret of my success: a mail room boy tries to climb the corporate ladder by posing as an executive
Mean justice ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A ranch hand is unexpectedly accused and tried for the murder of the Garrett ranch's foreman
Joel McCrea westerns collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The Virginian: "This 1946 remake of the often-filmed saga gave Joel McCrea the title role as the standing-tall cowboy in Wyoming. The Virginian and his best friend Steve are rivals for the affections of Molly Wood, a schoolteacher who has migrated from the East and finds herself intimidated by the rough morality of the West. Steve is after a quick buck and hooks up with a nefarious cattle rustler, Trampas. The Virginian warns his friend not to take up the life of crime, but to no avail. Much gunplay ensues."--Michael Betzold
First blood by Michael Kozoll( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and Korean and held by 9 libraries worldwide
When, for no apparent reason, a small town police chief arrests a vagrant hitchhiker, little does he realise that he has set in motion a catastrophic series of events
 
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Alternative Names
Sackheim, Bill
Sackheim, Bill 1920-2004
Sackheim, William B. 1920-2004
Languages
English (69)
Spanish (3)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
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