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Hill, George Roy 1921-2002

Overview
Works: 226 works in 818 publications in 8 languages and 15,950 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Love stories  Music  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Commentator, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Roy Hill
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
146 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,380 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 )
84 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,049 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 )
26 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,176 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 Elmer Bernstein ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,155 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 )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 931 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
Slap shot by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 912 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 )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Manhattan sportswriter abandons his career for life in the country
Hawaii ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 542 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 )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 423 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 world of Henry Orient ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Henry Orient (Sellers), a concert pianist whose life is turned upside-down by two infatuated schoolgirls
The Great Waldo Pepper by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 327 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 little drummer girl by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 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 )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and German and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two spinster sisters who are living out their lives in the old, rundown family home in New Orleans try to hold onto their younger brother, the only source of excitement in their otherwise dreary lives
Period of adjustment ( Visual )
3 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!
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by William Goldman ( Book )
6 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Butch and Sundance are the two leaders of the Hole-in-the-Wall Gang. Butch is all ideas, Sundance is all action and skill. The west is becoming civilized and when Butch and Sundance rob a train once too often, a special posse begins trailing them no matter where they run. Based on the exploits of the historical characters
L'arnaque by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 26 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 )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 25 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
El Golpe ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 24 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
The sting : final draft screenplay by David S Ward ( Book )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The films of Paul Newman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tough-talking, hard-drinking, cynical lawyer on the skids fights for justice when a mysterious accident at a hospital destroys the life of a vital young woman (Verdict)
 
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Alternative Names
Hill, George 1921-2002
Hill, George R. 1921-2002
Roy Hill, George
Languages
English (407)
German (32)
French (29)
Spanish (23)
Multiple languages (11)
Italian (4)
Japanese (2)
Portuguese (1)
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