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Hill, George Roy 1921-2002

Overview
Works: 255 works in 963 publications in 8 languages and 16,737 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, 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 George Roy Hill( Visual )

122 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 4,351 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 )

95 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,193 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 )

37 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 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 )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,186 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 )

30 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,181 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 )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 950 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 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 439 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 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Hawai'i from the arrival of the first missionaries in 1820. The white man came with the intention of bringing God to the natives, but in doing so brought disease and destruction. Much research was conducted to give the film an authentic look at life during the time depicted. Filmed in part on the islands of Oahu, Hawai'i at Makua Beach where the Lahaina village was reconstructed
The Great Waldo Pepper by George Roy Hill( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 358 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 )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 324 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 )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 230 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 )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 152 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 )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 151 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
Butch Cassidy und Sundance Kid by William Goldman( Visual )

37 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close
Period of adjustment( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 85 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!
El Golpe( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 38 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 )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 38 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
L'arnaque by George Roy Hill( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 32 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 )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 5 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 dreiiger 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 gröten Bluff der Leinwandgeschichte gründlich auszunehmen. Der verblüffende Schluss hält eine ganz besondere Überraschung parat
 
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The sting
Alternative Names
George Roy Hill Amerikaans filmregisseur

George Roy Hill amerikanischer Filmregisseur

George Roy Hill cineasta estadounidense

George Roy Hill ralisateur, scnariste et producteur amricain

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

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جرج روی هیل بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

조지 로이 힐

ジョージ・ロイ・ヒル

乔治罗伊希尔 美国电影导演

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