WorldCat Identities

Herr, Michael 1940-2016

Overview
Works: 65 works in 516 publications in 14 languages and 15,118 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Personal narratives  Legal films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Adapter, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Herr
Full metal jacket by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

130 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam war drama which begins with a depiction of the brutality of Marine Corps training and then shifts to Vietnam, focusing mainly on a group of Marines responding to the Tet Offensive of 1968
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

57 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier travels upriver from Vietnam into Cambodia to kill a colonel that has gone mad and is planning unauthorized attacks by his native troops
Apocalypse now, the complete dossier( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out
Dispatches by Michael Herr( Book )

117 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispatches is about the nature of courage and its many perversions, about fear, about the codes of taste and honour that Hemingway celebrated, about the idioms of craziness, about the consequences of extreme situations
Kubrick by Michael Herr( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author provides a firsthand portrait of his friend and colleague, Stanley Kubrick, describing the life and career of the legendary director, dispelling myths about him, and reflecting on his influence on the world of filmmaking
Walter Winchell : a novel by Michael Herr( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Book title] is a fascinating and terrifically entertaining evocation of the life and times of the gossip columnist and journalistic demagogue who was also one of the most famous and powerful men in America during the forties and fifties."--Jacket
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War
Full metal jacket : the screenplay by Stanley Kubrick( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama perang Vietnam yang berkisar tentang Unit Marin
The big room by Guy Peellaert( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and German and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerikaanse beroemdheden uit showbusiness, politiek en onderwereld die het amusementscentrum Las Vegas zijn faam bezorgden in 48 illustraties met engelstalige teksten
Apocalypse now by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A United States Army officer/trained assassin is sent into the depths of a southeast Asian jungle to seek out a renegade colonel and terminate his command during the Vietnam War
Die Kirche in England und der königliche Supremat im Spiegel der zeitgenössischen kirchenpolitischen Publizistik by Michael Herr( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in German and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocalypse now redux( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in German and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neu geschnittene und um 49 zusätzliche Minuten mit bislang noch nie gezeigtem Material verlängerte Fassung von Francis Ford Coppolas Vietnam-Drama "Apocalyse Now" (1976-79), die den Intentionen des Regisseurs deutlicher als die vor mehr als 20 Jahren veröffentlichte Fassung entspricht. Basierend auf einem Roman von Joseph Conrad, wird die Grausamkeit des Krieges ebenso deutlich wie seine Sinnlosigkeit. Die überarbeitete Fassung, die vermeintlichen Nebenhandlungen größeren Raum zubilligt, setzt neue Maßstäbe und lässt noch eindeutiger in die Abgründe der menschlichen Seele blicken. (www.filmevona-z.de)
Apocalypse now : original motion picture soundtrack by Carmine Coppola( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First kill by Coco Schrijber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the psychology of war? Do soldiers become murderers when they enjoy killing? Is war beautiful? Are all humans capable of monstrous acts? First Kill examines these and other questions, as it explores what war does to the human mind and soul. Interviews with several Vietnam veterans evoke the contradictory feelings that killing produces - fear, hate, seduction and pleasure. First Kill also includes a discussion with Michael Herr, the former war correspondent who wrote the screenplays to Apocalypse Now and Full Metal Jacket, and wrote Dispatches, the best and most important book about the experiences of the combat soldier in the Vietnam War. For the last ten years Herr has refused to give any interviews, but in First Kill he descends into his own dark experiences one more time. 'If war was hell and only hell and there were no other colors in the palate ... I don't think people would continue to make war, ' he says. For other people war is just work. Immediately after taking his well-known photograph of a Vietnamese general shooting a Vietcong soldier in the head, Eddie Adams went out to lunch. Other Vietnam veterans talk about similar numbing experiences, many of them continuing to suffer nightmares and are still struggling with their traumas. On the other hand, former 'tunnelrat' Billy Heflin openly admits that, despite his aversion to war, he is addicted to killing, and longingly recalls his wartime experiences
Apocalypse now triple feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the original theatrical cut of Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece Apocalypse Now and the extended version, Apocalypse Now Redux, both in stunning transfers supervised by Coppola. Also included is the feature-length documentary on the making of Apocalypse Now, Hearts of Darkness
Rock dreams by Guy Peellaert( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht in collages van bekende figuren uit de rock-muziek, vanaf Elvis Presley to en met The Who
L'idéaliste by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out
Full metal jacket (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superb enseble cast falls in for action in Stanley Kubrick's brilliant saga about the Vietnam War and the dehumanizing process that turns people into trained killers
Francis Ford Coppola präsentiert Apocalypse now redux( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Herr, Michael

Herr , Michael J.

Michael Herr americký scenárista

Michael Herr Amerikaans journalist

Michael Herr amerikai író, forgatókönyvíró

Michael Herr escritor y corresponsal de guerra estadounidense

Michael Herr giornalista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Michael Herr US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Майкл Герр

Майкл Герр американский военный корреспондент и писатель

Майкъл Хер

מייקל הר

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