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Sackheim, William

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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
Rambo by George P Cosmatos( visu )
43 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,271 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
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( visu )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 675 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
Pacific Heights by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 398 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
Once an eagle ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 252 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
The hard way by John Badham( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Popular movie star Nick Lang wants to learn how to play the role of a tough cop by spending a few weeks on the street with detective John Moss who wants nothing to do with Lang
The competition by Miloš Forman( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 148 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
Rambo : the complete collector's set ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 97 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
First blood by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
An ex-Green Beret is haunted by memories of Vietnam. He falls afoul of an over-zealous small-town sheriff and all hell is let loose as he goes on the run. I
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
For love or money: In this romantic comedy, a hotel concierge falls for the mistress of a shady investor and must choose between his lifelong dream and the love of his life
Stallone Rambo trilogy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 62 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
Rambo by Rambo( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 42 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
Flashback comedies : movie marathon collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The secret of my success: a mail room boy tries to climb the corporate ladder by posing as an executive
Maiden voyage ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 24 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
Barricade ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 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
No small affair by Jerry Schatzberg( visu )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 16 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
Border river ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A confederate soldier steals a lot of gold and heads for the Mexican border town of Zona Libre, with union soldiers hot on his trail
Homicide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Homicide: What seems like a routine suicide sparks the interest of LAPD Detective Michael Landers
Joel McCrea westerns collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Mustang country: "McCrea plays Dan, a Montana rancher, vintage 1925, who is in pursuit of a wild mustang. He is joined in his quest by teenaged Native American lad Nika Mina. The magnificent mustang and a dog named Rote very nearly steal the show."--Hal Erickson
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Sackheim, Bill
Sackheim, Bill 1920-2004
Sackheim, William B. 1920-2004
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