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Hill, George Roy 1921-2002

Overview
Works: 298 works in 1,046 publications in 9 languages and 17,006 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Western films  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Caper films  Musical films  Musicals 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager , pmn, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, fmd, Commentator, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

121 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,311 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
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill( Visual )

117 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,999 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
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid by George Roy Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member 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
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

53 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,218 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 Elmer Bernstein( Visual )

32 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,214 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
Slaughterhouse-five by George Roy Hill( Visual )

35 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,205 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
Slap Shot by George Roy Hill( Visual )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and French and held by 977 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 held by 878 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 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 389 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 )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 363 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 )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 320 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 )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 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 )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 150 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 1966 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 146 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 )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 93 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 his 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 )

41 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 79 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
El golpe( Visual )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 37 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
L'arnaque by George Roy Hill( Visual )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À Chicago, dans les années 30, deux escrocs sont prêts à tout pour venger la mort de leurs amis. Ils décident alors de monter une vaste escroquerie en tenant tête à un gangster new-yorkais, auteur du crime. Comment ces deux charlatans vont-ils réussir à déstabiliser leur ennemi et réaliser ainsi l'une des plus grandes arnaques du cinema ?
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
 
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The sting
Alternative Names
Corc Roy Hill

George Hill Brits voetballer (1921-2002)

George Roy Hill Amerikaans filmregisseur

George Roy Hill amerikai filmrendező

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

ג'ורג' רוי היל שחקן אמריקאי

جرج روی هیل بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

조지 로이 힐

힐, 조지 로이 1921-2002

ジョージ・ロイ・ヒル

ヒル, ジョージ・ロイ

乔治·罗伊·希尔 美国电影导演

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