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Blinn, William

Overview
Works: 198 works in 362 publications in 6 languages and 10,128 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Western stories  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Binder
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about William Blinn
Publications by William Blinn
Most widely held works by William Blinn
Roots by Alex Haley( visu )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,359 libraries worldwide
The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Brian's song; Screenplay by William Blinn( Book )
22 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
The screenplay for the award-winning television drama about football star Brian Piccolo, who died at twenty-six after a seven-month battle against cancer
Starsky & Hutch by Todd Phillips( visu )
32 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1970s Bay City, two undercover police detective, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and Dave Starsky, always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey. They rely on their street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod. The two are on their first big case which involves a former college campus drug dealer who has gone on to become a white collar criminal dealing in a new "undetectable" form of cocaine
A cold place in hell by William Blinn( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 libraries worldwide
In Salt Springs, on the Fourth of July, a young man took a bet - and ended up broken, battered and fighting for his life ... But Billy Piper didn't die. He just came back to haunt Salt Springs. This story of Billy Piper becomes a powerful tale of two men's undying friendship, of a murder and a fight for justice--[cover]
Purple rain by Albert Magnoli( visu )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Prince stars as "The Kid," a Minneapolis club musician, who struggles with both a tumultous homelife and his own smoldering anger while taking refuge in his music and his steamy love for sultry Apollonia Kotero. Semi-autobiographical
Brian's song ( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970
Louis L'Amour's Shaughnessy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
After refusing to throw a fight backed by a crooked promoter, a 19th century Irish immigrant and champion boxer is forced to flee New York City or die. As he journeys West, a bizarre twist of fate lands him in Haven, Kansas, where he'll have to use all his wits and both his fists to solve a murder and expose a conspiracy that threatens to destroy the entire town
Roots ( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 109 libraries worldwide
In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals, but is then captured by slave traders and begins an agonized journey to the New World
Starsky & Hutch ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
The complete second season of the popular 1970's detective show starring, Paul Michael Glaser as Starsky, David Soul as Hutch and Antonio Fargas as Huggy-Bear
Starsky & Hutch ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Tough Starsky and educated Hutch are plainclothes cops taking on dope dealers, muggers and other thugs, aided by their red 1974 Torino and informant Huggy Bear. Both bachelors' private lives play as interweaving threads in the drama
Starsky & Hutch ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear
Roots ( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Fame ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Fame follows students as they pursue their dreams in the performing arts
Roots ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Fifth episode of an adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
Roots ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
Roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Third episode of an adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
Polly ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
'Polly chronicles the adventures of an orphan sent to Harrington, Alabama, to live with her aunt--a very wealthy and influential black woman in a small divided town. Aunt Polly is prim, proper and often cold toward her new charge. Despite many setbacks, Polly's 'gladness' game just might thaw the townsfolk and her aunt"--Container
Starsky & Hutch by Max Franklin( Book )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (139)
Spanish (11)
French (10)
German (3)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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