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Hill, George Roy 1921-2002

Overview
Works: 196 works in 1,009 publications in 11 languages and 16,791 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Western films  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Caper films  Musical films  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager , pmn, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, fmd, Commentator, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill( Visual )

223 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,490 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 )

199 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,356 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 )

49 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,234 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
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

62 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garp is a man whose life unfolds from cradle to grave in counterpoint to the dizzy, violent, cruel and casually destructive rhythms of our anxious age. Garp is an angry, funny ode to survival--and T.S. Garp is hell-bent upon survival
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

37 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,200 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
Slap Shot by George Roy Hill( Visual )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 984 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 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Manhattan sportswriter abandons his career for life in the country
A little romance( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 434 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 miracle worker by Arthur Penn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 386 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
The Great Waldo Pepper by George Roy Hill( Visual )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 368 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 by George Roy Hill( Visual )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 332 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 )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 245 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 )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 156 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
Hawaii by James A Michener( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of colonial Hawaii, from the arrival of the first missionaries in 1820. The white man came with the intention of bringing God to the natives, but instead brought disease and destruction
Period of adjustment( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 86 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 and the Sundance Kid by William Goldman( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two outlaws who ruled the West, were hunted for years by posses, and finally were caught
The sting : final draft screenplay by David S Ward( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Newman the tribute collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are thirteen of Paul Newman's best films. This DVD tribute collection is accompanied by a book that traces the story of Newman's ascent in Hollywood, and includes a stunning array of photos, recollections of the making of each film, synopsis of the films, movie posters, and the legal and technical information on each of the thirteen films
La stangata( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E' la storia di una stangata (sting) che due imbroglioni appioppano a un merlo, soffiandogli un malloppo per mezzo di un telegramma, una complicata truffa nella quale casca un re della malavita di Chicago negli anni '30. Questa truffa "all'americana" serve anche a vendicare la morte di un amico. (Mymovies)
The films of Paul Newman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two western train robbers keep one step ahead of the law until they are tracked down in Bolivia (Butch Cassidy)
 
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Alternative Names
Corc Roy Hill

George Hill Brits voetballer (1921-2002)

George Roy Hill Amerikaans filmregisseur

George Roy Hill amerikanischer Filmregisseur

George Roy Hill cineasta estadounidense

George Roy Hill réalisateur, scénariste et producteur américain

George Roy Hill regista statunitense

George Roy Hill reżyser amerykański

Hill, George 1921-2002

Hill, George R. 1921-2002

Roy Hill, George

Джордж Рой Гілл

Джордж Рой Хил

Джордж Рой Хилл американский кинорежиссёр

Джордж Хилл

ג'ורג' רוי היל

جرج روی هیل بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

조지 로이 힐

힐, 조지 로이 1921-2002

ジョージ・ロイ・ヒル

乔治·罗伊·希尔 美国电影导演

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