Goldman, William 1931-
Most widely held works about William Goldman
Most widely held works by William Goldman
The princess bride ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.
All the President's men ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
True story of the Watergate break-in that led to the political scandal of the decade.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,685 libraries worldwide
The Sundance Kid is the frontier's fastest gun. His partner, Butch Cassidy is always dreaming up new ways to get rich fast. If only they could blow open a baggage car without also blowing up the money-filled safe inside. So Butch and Sundance pack their guns, put on new duds, and, with Sundance's girlfriend, head down to Bolivia.
Marathon man by William Goldman ( Book )
50 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
Tom "Babe" Levy is a runner in every sense: racing tirelessly toward his goals of athletic and academic excellence--and endlessly away from the specter of his famous father's scandal-driven suicide. But an unexpected visit from his beloved older brother will set in motion a chain of events that plunge Babe into a vortex of terror, treachery, and murder--and force him into a race for his life . . . and for the answer to the fateful question, "Is it safe?" - Publisher.
The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure : the "good parts" version abridged by William Goldman ( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 1,604 libraries worldwide
Westley, a farm boy, goes off to seek his fortune shortly after declaring his love for Buttercup, the most beautiful woman in the world, but their relationship is put to the test when his ship is captured by pirates and she is summoned to become the bride of the prince.
Brothers by William Goldman ( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: Marathon man. Altered beyond recognition, a man thought by the world to be dead, is summoned into service again in the ultrasecret Division. His mission is to stop a World War.
Adventures in the screen trade : a personal view of Hollywood and screenwriting by William Goldman ( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
Includes an idea-to-film production case study of his short story, Da Vinci.
Tinsel : a novel by William Goldman ( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and German and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
A novel of Hollywood's best-kept secrets.
Magic : a novel by William Goldman ( Book )
23 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
Corky was a brilliant entertainer with a great future ahead. He had good looks, many women, and enormous talent. He also had a secret and a certainty: a secret that must be hidden from his public at all costs; and a certainty that the dark forces of magic were out to destroy him.
Control by William Goldman ( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of three people whose lives suffer from loss of mental control.
Heat by William Goldman ( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
When his former girlfriend is brutally beaten by mobster's son, bodyguard Nick Escalante finds himself pitted against the mob.
A bridge too far ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem.
All the president's men ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,070 libraries worldwide
The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in.
Which lie did I tell? : more adventures in the screen trade by William Goldman ( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
"This fascinating insider's look full of personal anecdotes and assessments of notable screenplays, covers all of Goldman's brilliant career. He takes us inside the first rehearsal for 'The princess bride', where we witness Mandy Patinkin slapping Andre the Giant. He explains why James Caan came to be casted for 'Misery', while William Hurt, Harrison Ford and Michael Douglas didn't. He goes on to analyse classic movie scenes such as the crop-duster scene from 'North by northwest' and the zipper scene from 'There's something about Mary'. And to top it all off, he provides an original screenplay of his own and the unforgiving critiques it received from six fellow screenwriters." - back cover.
The color of light by William Goldman ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
Story is about a young man Charles 'Chub' Fuller who writes a great novel about the woman of his dreams and the horrors of his childhood. Charles later suffers from writers block and is unable to write and ends up being a taxi driver and later a researcher.
Hearts in Atlantis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories ... When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily--and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power.
The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure, the "good parts" version by William Goldman ( Book )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 933 libraries worldwide
A timeless tale that pits country against country, good against evil, love against hate.
Misery ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 930 libraries worldwide
After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive.
The general's daughter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is raped and murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point.
The princess bride : S. Morgenstern's classic tale of true love and high adventure by William Goldman ( Book )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts.
Action and adventure films Arnhem, Battle of (Netherlands : 1944) Bernstein, Carl,--1944- Biography Brothers California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Cannes Film Festival Castles Comedy films Criminal behavior Detective and mystery films Drama Fairy tales Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Goldman, William,--1931- Graduate students Historical films History Horror films Kidnapping Marathon running Miss America Pageant Motion picture authorship Motion picture industry Motion picture plays Murder Nazis Netherlands--Arnhem New York (State)--New York Princes Princesses Romance films Screenwriters Thrillers (Motion pictures) Travel United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyages and travels Watergate Affair (1972-1974) West (U.S.) Western films Woodward, Bob,--1943- World War (1939-1945)
Goldman, William W., 1931-
Morgenstern, S. 1931-....
Morgenstern, Simon 1931-
Pseud. Longbaugh, Harry 1931-
Pseud. Morgenstern, S. 1931-גולדמן, וויליאם
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