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Broyles, William Jr 1944-

Overview
Works: 173 works in 590 publications in 10 languages and 22,235 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Creator, Scenarist, Composer, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Broyles
Apollo 13 by Ron Howard ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and a heroic ground crew race against time, and the odds, to bring them home"--Container
Flags of our fathers by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
44 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. The trip brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and their lives during war
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billy longs to believe in Santa Claus, but he finds it quite difficult to do so. His family has a dogged insistence that all of it, from the North Pole, to the elves, to Santa himself, is all just a myth. This all changes, however, on Christmas Eve, when a mysterious train visits Billy in the middle of the night, promising to take him and a group of other lucky children to the North Pole for a visit with Santa. The train's conductor, along with the other passengers help turn Billy's crisis of faith into a journey of self-discovery
Cast away by Robert Zemeckis ( Visual )
65 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
69 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a remake of the original film, after an astronaut crash-lands on an uncharted planet he finds himself at odds with a society in which apes are the rulers - and humans are little more than slaves
Unfaithful by Adrian Lyne ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a chance encounter with a sexy stranger erupts into a full-blown affair, passion becomes obsession, and the true price of betrayal takes a shattering toll
Jarhead ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford is a third-generation enlistee who goes from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty. He sports a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. He lives with no cover from the intolerable heat and the potential threat from Iraqi soldiers. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on the blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully fathom. Marine lifer, Sergeant Sykes, who is in charge of Swoff's scout and sniper platoon. Troy is Swoff's friend and mentor
Entrapment by Inc Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When master art thief Robert "Mac" Mac-Dougall becomes entrapped in insurance investigator Gin Baker's game of international intrigue, the stage is set for the largest heist and biggest police sting in history
The magic journey by Tracey West ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus
The journey begins by Kitty Richards ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy who is eagerly awaiting a visit from Santa Claus accepts a ride on a magical train headed for the North Pole
Trip to the North Pole by Ellen Weiss ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas eve, a young boy joins some other children on a magical train ride to the North Pole
Planet of the Apes by W. T Quick ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
China Beach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container
Apollo 13 by Jim Lovell ( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Navertelling van de film over de ruimtevlucht in april 1970, die bijna eindigde in een ramp. Eenvoudige uitgave voor scholieren
Cast away : the shooting script by William Broyles ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
China Beach by Dana Delany ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container
The Polar Express : the movie shadow book ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A magical train loaded with children travels north over mountains and bridges and through a desert of ice and snow to reach the North Pole, where Santa Claus is waiting to give the first gift of Christmas. Designed to be used with a flashlight to project silhouettes on a wall
JFK reckless youth by Nigel Hamilton ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Nigel Hamilton's New York Times best selling biography, a vivid, rich portrait of a president in the making
Cast away by William Broyles ( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chuck Noland, a FedEx systems engineer, finds his ruled-by-the-clock existence ended when a harrowing plane crash leaves him isolated on a remote island. As Chuck struggles to survive, he finds that his own personal journey has only just begun
China Beach ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part EVAC hospital, part USO entertainment center--this outpost of craziness and compassion introduces us to the Vietnam War through the eyes of the women who served there"--Container
 
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