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Ashby, Hal

Overview
Works: 132 works in 792 publications in 8 languages and 16,346 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Dark comedy films  Crime films  Satirical films  Biographical films  Interviews  Buddy films 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager , Performer, fmd, Film editor, Contributor, Creator, adi
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hal Ashby
Being there by Hal Ashby( Visual )

87 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into becoming adviser to a powerful but dying tycoon
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

20 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Tibbs is a renowned homicide detective from Philadelphia returning to Mississippi in the sweltering summer to visit his mother, when a rich factory owner is found dead. The industrialist was white, Tibbs is black and in the Deep South at the time, that is enough reason for the local cops to arrest him on suspicion murder. After his identity and credentials are established, the Chief of Police lets Tibbs go and attempts to enlist his help in solving the case. An uneasy and complicated relationship develops between the southern Sheriff and the city slicker. Sidney Poitier stars as the superior sleuth who rediscovers the small town racism he escaped through his education. Rod Steiger is the local sheriff who is forced to examine his own prejudices and repent them
Harold and Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

139 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a rich, disturbed, young man, fascinated with death and funerals, who has an affair and a series of adventures with an eccentric and independent 80 year-old woman
Coming Home by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

80 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story set against the social upheaval of the Vietnam war. While Sally's husband is serving in Vietnam, she becomes emotionally involved with a veteran of the war, a paraplegic at a San Diego veterans hospital
Bound for glory by R. C Sproul( Visual )

52 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the grim backdrop of depression America, this film joyously celebrates the life of Woody Guthrie, America's great folk balladeer and poet. In 1936 he leaves Texas and heads to California looking for work. He meets hobos, migrant workers and people down on their luck, and begins his career as a folk singer
Shampoo by Hal Ashby( Visual )

54 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George is one of L.A.'s most desirable men, a Beverly Hills hairdresser who makes all his female clients look, and feel, better than ever. Encouraged by his girlfriend Jill to open his own salon, George approaches conservative businessman Lester for financing. Unbeknownst to Lester, George is sleeping with his wife, his mistress and his teenage daughter"--Container
The last detail by Hal Ashby( Visual )

51 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Navy Petty officers are detailed to take a prisoner from Washington to jail in New Hampshire and decide to give the prisoner one last good time
The Cincinnati Kid by Norman Jewison( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kid thinks he's the best 5-card stud player in town, but The Man has never been beaten. It is therefore inevitable that they go head-on, and what a game it will be: a non-stop, stud poker duel-to-the-death to decide who will be the reigning king of the New Orleans gambling world
Harold and Maude( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countercultural director Hal Ashby tells the story of the emotional and romantic bond between a death-obsessed young man from a wealthy family and a devil-may-care, bohemian octogenarian. Equal parts gallows humor and romantic innocence, Harold and Maude dissolves the line between darkness and light along with the ones that separate people by class, gender, and age. The cult classic of its era, featuring indelible performances and a soundtrack by Cat Stevens
The landlord( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social satire about a wealthy young man (Bridges) who leaves his family's estate in Long Island to pursue love in a Brooklyn ghetto
The Rolling Stones : Let's spend the night together by Rolling Stones( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rolling Stones' 1981 U.S. tour filmed at Sun Devil Stadium in Phoenix, Arizona and at the Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey
The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming by Norman Jewison( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the riotous confusion created when a Russian submarine gets stuck on a New England sandbar and the landing crew goes ashore for help-only to be mistaken for an invasion force by the over-imaginative townspeople
The slugger's wife by Hal Ashby( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage between an Atlanta Braves outfielder and a rock singer suddenly turns sour when their individual careers force them to make some tough choices
Lookin' to get out!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex has had a good day at the track, a bad night at the poker game and he'll have a worse time if the guys he owes catch up with him. Alex and go-along pal Jerry split for Las Vegas where Lady Luck and their wits will give them the cash they need
8 million ways to die by Hal Ashby( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his drinking problem and this alcoholism causes him to lose his job, as well as his marriage
Directing : learn from the masters by Tay Garnett( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directing: Learn from the Masters is an encyclopedia of the modes and philosophies of some of the world's greatest motion picture directors. It will serve as a unique working textbook for students of cinema and film production, while historians will appreciate the first-hand accounts of Clarence Brown on working with Maurice Tourneur, Federico Fellini on the importance of the music of Nino Rota to his films, Bryan Forbes' reminiscences of Dame Edith Evans and John
Harold e Maude by Hal Ashby( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D'après C. HIGGINS, scé.C. HIGGINS, mus. C. STEVENS/Int. B. CORT/R. GORDON/C. CUSACK/V. PICKLES/C. TYNER ... Un jeune homme issu d'une famille aisée, fasciné par la mort, redécouvre la vie auprès d'une vieille dame bohème et espiègle ... Un film culte original et émouvant
4 movie collection : Hero ; The slugger's wife ; Crazy in Alabama ; I'll do anything( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slugger's wife : The marriage between an Atlanta Braves outfielder and a rock singer suddenly turns sour when their individual careers force them to make some tough choices
Oltre il giardino by Shirley MacLaine( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un giardiniere timido e analfabeta viene a contatto con la high-class americana, che scambia la sua ingenuità per intelligenza e i sui silenzi per saggezza. Così viene osannato come genio della finanza e della politica. (Mereghetti)
4 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last detail: Two hard -boiled career petty officers, Buddusky and Mulhall, are detailed to take a young sailor, Meadows, from a Virgina naval base to a New Hampshire naval prison to serve an eight-year sentence for a trivial offense. Buddusky and Mulhall take a liking to Meadows and are determined to show him a good time on their journey north. their escapades begin in Washington where they narrowly escape a bar fight, then get blind drunk in their hotel room. In New York, they tangle with some Marines, and in Boston, Buddusky takes Meadows to a brothel for his first intimate experience. finally, after reluctantly turning in Meadows, Buddusky and Mulhall realize they are as much prisoners of their own world as Meadows is of his
 
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Alternative Names
Ashby, Hal William.

Ashby, William Hal

Ashby, William Hal 1929-1988

Ashby, Wm. Hal

Hal Ashby Amerikaans filmregisseur

Hal Ashby Amerikaans filmregisseur en filmeditor

Hal Ashby cinéaste américain

Hal Ashby director de cine estadounidense

Hal Ashby regista statunitense

Hal Ashby US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Hal Ashby US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmeditor

Χαλ Άσμπι

Гел Ешбі

Хэл Эшби

האל אשבי

هال آشبي

هال اشبی تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ჰელ ეშბი

애쉬비, 할 1929-1988

ハル・アシュビー

哈尔·阿什贝

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