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Blinn, William

Overview
Works: 245 works in 476 publications in 6 languages and 12,140 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  History  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Rock films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Producer, 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 Jawanza Kunjufu( visu )
53 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,469 libraries worldwide
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 was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Starsky & Hutch by Todd Phillips( visu )
51 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,603 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
Purple rain by Albert Magnoli( visu )
39 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
A young man with a talent for music has begun a career with much promise. He meets an aspiring singer, Apollonia, and finds that talent alone isn't all that he needs. A complicated tale of his repeating his father's self destructive behavior, losing Apollonia to another singer, and his coming to grips with his own connection to other people ensues
Brian's song : screenplay by William Blinn( Book )
18 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and held by 1,369 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
Brian's song ( visu )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 1,138 libraries worldwide
A real-life drama about the friendship of Chicago Bears football players Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970
A cold place in hell by William Blinn( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 848 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]
Roots ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 234 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
Starsky & Hutch ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 130 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
Louis L'Amour's Shaughnessy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 111 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
Starsky & Hutch ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear
Starsky & Hutch ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 92 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
Fame ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Fame follows students as they pursue their dreams in the performing arts
Roots ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 59 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 between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 57 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 between 2007 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
Eight is enough ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The Bradfords try to bolster their spirits for the holidays, since it's the first Christmas they'll be celebrating without Joan. While Cupid plays his games, the eight Bradford children mix humor and drama while confronting a host of life's timeless travails as well as some contemporary controversies
Roots ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 54 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
Polly ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 52 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 52 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
 
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Alternative Names
William Blinn Amerikaans scenarioschrijver
William Blinn amerikansk manusforfattar
William Blinn amerikansk manusförfattare
William Blinn amerikansk manusforfatter
William Blinn amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
Уильям Блинн
ויליאם בלין
Languages
English (191)
Spanish (12)
French (11)
German (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
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