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Hill, George Roy 1921-2002

Overview
Works: 248 works in 888 publications in 8 languages and 16,449 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Biography  Love stories  Film and video adaptations  Music 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Commentator, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about George Roy Hill
 
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by William Goldman( Visual )
120 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blends adventure, romance and comedy to tell the story of the West's most likeable outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, as they set out for Bolivia with the law on their heels
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )
93 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Slaughterhouse-five by George Roy Hill( Visual )
31 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy Pilgrim has become unstuck in time. An otherwise typical soldier in WWII, without warning, he jumps back and forth in his life with no control over where he is going next. Sometimes he is an ophthalmologist at home in suburbia; deep in World War II Europe, surviving the Allied bombing of Dresden; on the planet Tralfamadore, being held captive by aliens in an intergalactic zoo--accompanied by a porn star. In the end, he learns that the many tragic and sometimes funny ironies of life--the randomness of tragedy, the cruelty and senselessness of war, and man's complete lack of control over his fate--remain constant
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )
29 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Thoroughly modern Millie' is the story of an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon, befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy, fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy. In the end it takes a rich and nutty jazz baby like Muzzy to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )
33 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
T. S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences
Slap shot by George Roy Hill( Visual )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The coach of the Chiefs, a struggling minor-league hockey team. To build up attendance at their games, management signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition. --
Funny farm by George Roy Hill( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Manhattan sportswriter abandons his career for life in the country
Hawaii by James A Michener( Visual )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on James A. Michener's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a New England farm boy who has decided that the Lord has commanded him to go to Hawaii in order to Christianize its inhabitants
A little romance ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American teenager living in Paris meets and falls in love with a French teenager and they run off together
The Great Waldo Pepper by George Roy Hill( Visual )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert Redford, in the title role, barnstorms across the Midwest, taking on rival after rival in his quest for the number one spot in the skies."--Container
The world of Henry Orient ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Henry Orient (Sellers), a concert pianist whose life is turned upside-down by two infatuated schoolgirls
The little drummer girl by George Roy Hill( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen adaptation of John Le Carre's bestseller about a pro-Palestinian actress who gets recruited to impersonate an Israeli agent and gets caught in the world of terrorists
Toys in the attic ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spinster sisters Carrie and Anne Berniers are used to bailing out their neer-do-well brother, Julian. But when he returns to New Orleans with a pile of cash and a fragile young bride in tow, suspicions are aroused about where the money came from
Period of adjustment ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newcomer Jane Fonda plays a confused and frightened Southern bride, whose groom conceals his fear of inadequacy with brash, desperate bravado. Tony Franciosa is the old war buddy, and the veteran husband to whom the diversion-seeking newlyweds flee--only to find that his wife has just walked out on him!
Butch Cassidy und Sundance Kid ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die beiden Outlaws Butch Cassidy und Sundance Kid bereiten mit ihrer Bande einen Überfall auf die Union-Pacific-Bahn vor. Ihr kühner Plan: Gleich zweimal wollen sie den Zug ausrauben. Der erste Coup verläfut glatt, doch als sie das zweite mal zuschlagen, wartet bereits der Sheriff im Zug auf sie. Nur knapp können sie der Falle entkommen und fliehen. Ein furiose und abenteuerliche Verfolgungsjagd quer durch die USA beginnt
L'arnaque by George Roy Hill( Visual )
16 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Amérique des années 30. Un monde de malfrats, d'arnaqueurs, de policiers véreux. Le paradis. Johnny Hooker, jeune escroc comme il faut, vole sans le savoir un banquier mafieux, personnage puissant et sans scrupules. Lorsque son complice Coleman, est abattu, Johnny n'a plus qu'une idée en tête: se venger. Aidé par Henry Gondorff, prince de l'arnaque sur le retour, véritable aristocrate du jeu, il mitonne au criminel un gigantesque coup de bluff afin de le mettre sur la paille. Le plus jouissif des mauvais coups de l'histoire du cinéma, à l'extraordinaire dénouemant final!
Der Clou ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ausgezeichnet mit sieben Oscars (darunter u. a. in der Kategorie 'Bester Film'), gilt 'DER CLOU' als einer der beliebtesten und meistgefeierten Filme aller Zeiten. Die intelligente Komödie um einen Ganoven (Robert Redford) und einen ausgebufften Trickbetrüger (Paul Newman) spielt in den dreißiger Jahren. Gemeinsam rächen sich die beiden an einem skrupellosen Gangsterboss (Robert Shaw) für die Ermordung ihres Freundes. Mit einer handverlesenen Gruppe von kleinen Gaunern gelingt es ihnen, den Feind beim größten Bluff der Leinwandgeschichte gründlich auszunehmen. Der verblüffende Schluss hält eine ganz besondere Überraschung parat
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by William Goldman( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two outlaws who ruled the West, were hunted for years by posses, and finally were caught
El Golpe ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicago, años treinta. Dos timadores deciden vengar la muerte de un viejo y querido colega del gremio a manos del más poderoso gángster de la ciudad. Para ello urdirán un ingenioso y complicado plan con la ayuda de todos sus amigos y conocidos
Dos hombres y un destino ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Butch (Paul Newman) es un eterno optimista y un autoproclamado visionario. Sundance (Robert Redford) es un pistolero sobrio y sereno. Juntos, con la banda del Hole in the Wall, nos enseñan cómo se ganó el Oeste ... y cómo se perdió. Perseguidos por una implacable cuadrilla que los obliga a atravesar medio país en su huida, Butch y Sundance escapan a Bolivia donde intentan iniciar una nueva vida. Pero los legendarios proscritos pronto descubren que los tiempos cambian incluso más rápido que los hombres de la ley que están decididos a acabar con ellos
 
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Alternative Names
Hill, George 1921-2002
Hill, George R. 1921-2002
Roy Hill, George
Languages
English (423)
German (32)
Spanish (32)
Multiple languages (11)
French (10)
Italian (4)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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