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Sackheim, William

Overview
Works: 83 works in 176 publications in 5 languages and 3,694 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  War films  Television mini-series  War television programs  Historical television programs  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Scenarist, Adapter, Author, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1995.9.A3, 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 )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
A mentally unstable Vietnam vet has a one-man war with the police force of a small town after they abuse him. Includes a never-before-seen alternate suicide ending, deleted scenes and commentary with Sylvester Stallone
Rambo by George P Cosmatos( visu )
37 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 463 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 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 386 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 )
4 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 339 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
The in-laws ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered dentist becomes involved with his daughter's father-in-law's bizarre life with the CIA, which may or may not even be true
Once an eagle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 235 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 192 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
Gidget ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 175 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 competition ( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 139 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 )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 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
Rambo : the complete collector's set ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 100 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 )
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
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 60 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
The bold ones: the protectors : the complete series by Not Available( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
In a tense and unstable California city, Deputy Chief of Police Sam Danforth is tasked every day with keeping peace on the streets. A conservative sentinel of the law, Danforth tirelessly guards against all those who would light the fuse to this powder keg of a town. Danforth's methodology, while sound, often causes him to clash with the city's idealistic and liberal black District Attorney, William Washburn
Maiden voyage ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 26 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
Flashback comedies : movie marathon collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Career opportunities: A small-town hustler is locked inside a store with a beautiful, wealthy woman
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
Homicide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The house across the street: Newspaper editor Dave Joslin gets inadvertently involved in a fraud case against racketeer Keever
 
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Sackheim, Bill
Sackheim, Bill 1920-2004
Sackheim, William B. 1920-2004
Languages
English (82)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
French (1)
Italian (1)
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