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Bast, William

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Most widely held works about William Bast
 
Most widely held works by William Bast
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His real name: Sir Percy Blakeney. His calling: rescuing French aristocrats from the guillotine during the Reign of Terror. Anthony Andrews is the Scarlet Pimpernel, master of disguises and formidable swordsman, in this swashbuckling story based on Baroness Orczy's classic novel
The first Olympics : Athens 1896( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the creation of the American team for the Olympics in 1896, and of their journey to get to Athens, where the games were being held
The great Los Angeles earthquake( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the horror of devastation and death following a very big earthquake that strikes the city of Los Angeles
The Betsy by Harold Robbins( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and French and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from a Harold Robbins potboiler, "The Betsy" offers power struggles, incest, adultery, gold digging, and car racing. Laurence Olivier plays a ruthless but fallible auto tycoon with a tortured family history including a weakling son (Paul Rudd), a daughter-in-law he loves too much (Katharine Ross), a resentful grandson (Robert Duvall), and a devoted great-granddaughter (Kathleen Beller) to whom he bequeaths most of his fortune. In the midst of all these family squabbles is racing enthusiast Angelo Perino (a very young Tommy Lee Jones) whom the old man hires to build a revolutionary, ecologically advanced car which will be called The Betsy after his great-granddaughter. Angelo builds The Betsy (the car), seduces Betsy (the great-granddaughter), and even has a fling with Duvall's mistress, played by the haughty Lesley-Anne Down
The legend of Lizzie Borden( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a stylized retelling of the events of August 4, 1892, the film begins when the parents of New England spinster Lizzie Andrew Borden were found brutally murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts' home. The subsequent incarceration of the prime suspect (Lizzie herself) as well as the coroner's inquest and trial are largely faithfully depicted, using actual testimony
The valley of Gwangi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy captures a prehistoric beast and hits on the idea of putting it on display at a traveling circus. The beast, however, has other ideas
Honey West( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After inheriting her spying business from her late father, private eye Honey West outwits criminals and solves crimes using her unique arsenal of martial arts and scientific gadgets
Danielle Steel's Secrets by Danielle Steel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the novel by Danielle Steele about the world of secrets behind the scenes in Hollywood. Producer Mel Wexler's new TV series is steamy, but mild compared to what is happening off-screen: passion, blackmail, and more. One-time star Jane Adams starts a comeback, risking the abuse of her possessive husband but finding comfort in the arms of her co-star. Young Bill Warwick gets his first big break, but the success doesn't last as his wife dies and Bill is charged with murder
The man in the iron mask( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British adaptation of the story of the twin brother of Louis XIV, imprisoned and kept in an iron mask so no one will recognize who he is
Surviving James Dean by William Bast( Book )

21 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1956, at the age of twenty-five, one year after his friend's untimely death and while memories were still fresh, [William] Bast wrote 'James Dean: A Biography, ' a short, now seminal, account of their five year relationship. In 'Surviving James Dean, ' Bast boldly addresses the task he began but was unable to do justice to at the time, owing to legal constraints imposed by his publishers, by Dean's studio Warner Brothers, and out of respect for the actor's own family"--Inside cover jacket
Harold Robbins' The Betsy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of family intrigue and power struggles, sexual dealings and money manipulations of a fictional automobile manufacturing dynasty. The action centers around the patriarch of the family wanting to become involved in the creation of a new super car, after having been retired for many years
James Dean( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the film star James Dean, written by his roommate and confidant
Waltons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains episodes 13-18 from first season
Power and beauty( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Judith Exner who says she had an affair with President John F. Kennedy, and how conspiracy theories have been fueled that Kennedy's death might have been a mob hit because of her relationship with a Mafia boss
James Dean : the legend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by James Dean's former roommate, fellow actor William Bast, this feature tells the turbulent story of the star's rise to fame, and his tortured and self-destructive journey that ultimately led to the untimely end of a life filled with so much promise
The outer limits. the original series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The entire first season of the science fiction anthology series. Reflecting the anxieties of the Cold War era, each episode is a cautionary tale involving alien creatures or dangerous new technologies
The James Dean collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Dean story. A glimpse into the world of James Dean, featuring clips from movies as well as his television appearance
Hammerhead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hammerhead is the international criminal. Hood, the American Spy, is sent to intercept him before he can acquire nuclear secrets. Features girls aplenty, international locations, exceptional chase scenes, a fantastic score, and plenty of style
L'homme au masque de fer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Máscara de hierro( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francia, bajo el reinado de Luis XIV. Un misterioso personaje permanece encerrado en la Bastilla con el rostro cubierto por una máscara de hierro. Los Tres mosqueteros trazan un plan para descubrir su identidad y liberarle
 
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Bast, Bill 1931-

Bast, Bill 1931-2015

Bast William 1931-2015

William Bast Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1931-2015)

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Уильям Баст

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