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Sears, Fred F.

Overview
Works: 60 works in 109 publications in 1 language and 984 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Performer, Author, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Fred F Sears
Publications by Fred F Sears
Publications by Fred F Sears, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Fred F Sears
Earth vs. the flying saucers ( visu )
24 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Dr. Russell Marvin heads up Operation Skyhook, whose task it is to send experimental rockets into the upper atmosphere. Unfortunately, all the rockets are somehow disappearing. During the final rocket launching, a flying saucer lands and the military fires upon the aliens, triggering the destruction of the installation and a cryptic warning from the aliens. In response, Dr. Marvin and his colleagues develop an anti-magnetic beam weapon to disable the flying discs. The weapon and the mettle of the populace of Washington DC are soon put to the test when the flying saucers attack
Don't knock the rock ; Rock around the clock ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Don't knock the rock : A rock and roller is out to prove that rock 'n' roll is not dangerous. Rock around the clock : A big band promoter and musicians discover a fun-loving group of kids moving to a new kind of beat called rock 'n' roll
Rock around the clock ( visu )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A big band promoter and musicians discover a fun-loving group of kids moving to a new kind of beat called rock 'n' roll
Don't knock the rock ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A disc jockey tries to prove to teenagers' parents that rock 'n' roll is harmless and won't turn their kids into juvenile delinquents
Sam Katzman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Zombies of Mora Tau: Loopy adventure about a sunken ship's cargo of diamonds guarded by its zombified crew members
Bonanza town ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
When government agent Steve Ramsey hears that a wanted criminal is in town, he seeks the aid of Smiley Burnette. Together they track down and kill the head of the crooked gang which has been running the town
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Four desperadoes are released from prison and set out to retrieve the stolen loot they buried five years before. Enroute to the ghost town of Tomahawk Gap they capture a young Indian girl. She and raiding Apaches complicate their quest for their ill-gotten gain
The fantastic films of Ray Harryhausen ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
This 5 DVD set shows Ray Harryhausen's signature special effects and visual effects
Blackhawk ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The night the world exploded ( visu )
2 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A scientist perfects a machine that is able to predict earthquakes. He discovers that subsequent earthquakes will expose a newly discovered element that could destroy the earth in 28 days
Cell 2455, death row ( visu )
2 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiographical book by Caryl Chessman, tells the story of how a boy becomes a brutal criminal. He begins with petty crime, escalating to violence, and finally convicted on charges of robbery and rape, is sent to San Quentin's Death Row. While awaiting execution, he studies law and manages to successfully represent himself in appeal after appeal
Ray Harryhausen giftset ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Scientists and soldiers must cope with a giant octopus, an alien invasion, and an rapidly growing life form brought back from Venus
Ray Harryhausen collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A collection of three science fiction films from the 1950s with special effects done by Ray Harryhausen
The Miami story ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The city of Miami is overrun with gambling, vice and murder, and the main man behind it is Tony Brill, a notorious crime boss who rules Miami with an iron fist. Five civic leaders come up with the idea of bringing in Mick Flagg, an ex-gangster who was framed by Brill for murder. Flagg comes into town and starts his own syndicate to intimidate Brill, and to set him up at his own game. Can Flagg and the police bring down the infamous criminal? Newly remastered
Laramie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
When Chief Eagle is shot during a meeting to discuss peace, his son Running Wolf threatens to avenge the death of his father with war. Local Indian Agent, Steve Holden, cautions the Colonel to remain calm and show Running Wolf that he stands for peace, but Steve finds himself caught in the middle with neither side trusting his council. Fortunately for all, Steve's outlaw alter-ego The Durango Kid is trusted by Running Wolf and his quick action helps end the killing. Newly remastered
Zombies of Mora Tau The werewolf ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Zombies of Mora Tau: Loopy adventure about a sunken ship's cargo of diamonds guarded by its zombified crew members
Target Hong Kong ( visu )
2 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Mike Lassiter is a soldier of fortune and an unlucky gambler who finds himself between jobs in Hong Kong. American agents and Hong Kong nationalists recruit Lassiter to help remove the Communist influence that has come to the region, led by the evil Suma. It is up to Lassiter and a casino hostess attached to the nationalist movement to stop Suma and save Hong Kong. Newly remastered
Crash landing ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
As a trans-Atlantic flight bound for New York develops engine trouble, flashbacks reveal what brought the passengers and crew to this fateful moment
The kid from Broken Gun ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In order to catch the bad guys, Steve Reynolds, also known as The Durango Kid, goes undercover as Steve Reynolds, a postal inspector. At the same time, Jack Mahoney, an eastern educated dude, comes back home. The Durango Kid teaches Jack how to draw and fire a six-gun, and the two work together to bring the outlaws to justice
Apache ambush ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Shortly after the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln requests that a former Confederate soldier and a Union officer drive a herd of cattle from Texas to Kansas. During the trip they must overcome their previous biases and work together against Apache warriors and Mexican bandits wanting to steal the repeating rifles on one of the wagons
 
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Alternative Names
Sears, Fred 1913-1957
Languages
English (60)
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