WorldCat Identities

Heller, Lukas 1930-1988

Overview
Works: 69 works in 336 publications in 7 languages and 7,441 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Disaster films  Comedy films  Horror films  Western films  Survival films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lukas Heller
The flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

46 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane - against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes - against each other
What ever happened to baby Jane? by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

74 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a decaying Hollywood mansion, Jane Hudson, a former child star, and her sister Blanche, a movie queen forced into retirement after a crippling accident, live in virtual isolation
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II drama in which an army major selects 12 men convicted for crimes of violence and offers them their freedom if they will complete a dangerous mission behind Nazi lines
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

21 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern belle finds out the truth about her husband's murder when her cousin reopens the case
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific, and to ensure the battle plans remain secret, a Japanese radio installation must be destroyed. To accomplish this task, an American officer is ordered by his commander to join a squad of British misfits on a suicide mission against the facility
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

23 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard drinking lesbian soap opera star Joan learns that the network is planning to kill off her character and that a BBC executive is out to seduce her lover Childie
Sapphire by Basil Dearden( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful female college student is found dead in a public park. The police soon discover that her murder may have been racially motivated
Monte Walsh a real western( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Walsh does not want to change with the new twentieth century. He struggles to continue his life as a cowboy and continues to rebel against the new era
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dirty dozen: Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
War classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casablanca express: "It is 1942 and the conflict between the U.S. and Germany is getting heated. Winston Churchill is kidnapped by Nazi paratroopers. Now Al Cooper must rescue him"--Container. Cold war killers: "When a plane carrying extremely valuable cargo crashed into a lake, it is still sought after twenty-seven years later. The contents of the plane are not only of interest to Russian Intelligence but of England's defense staff as well. Both sides are willing to pay whatever price necessary to obtain the top-secert goods for themselves, including mowing down any man who gets in the way--Container". A yank in Libya: "US war correspondent Mike Malone is in Libya on assignment. When he unearths a Nazi conspiracy involving a revolt of the Arab tribes living in Libya he soon becomes the hunted. When he goes to the British Intelligence for help he learns that the British are already planning a coup. Double-crossings and secret alliances make the solution all the more complicated"--Container. Waterfront: "The setting is San Francisco where two Nazi spies have set up shop under assumed identities. The pair's front man poses as innocent optometrist Dr. Carl Decker. Decker's go-to guy is Victor Marlowe, a Nazi henchman who terrorizes local German Americans into keeping their mouths shut by making threats against their families. But when their codebook containing top-secret information makes its way into the unsuspecting hands of Jerry Donovan, it is up to him to save the day by preserving democratic ideals"--Container
Monte Walsh the last cowboy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monte Walsh and his friends are cowboys and bronco busters, plying their trade in the Wyoming Territory of 1892. The advancement of civilization has all but rendered Monte obsolete, but Monte doesn't want to change his ways. But with the corporate buy-ups of Wyoming land, Monte and his friends may be forced to move on
Damnation Alley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a horrific nuclear assault, three soldiers band together in a special all-terrain land cruiser and head for Albany, NY, the only American city to be spared in the attack. As they travel through the post-nuke wastelands, they pick up a beautiful woman and an incorrigible teenager while battling mutant insects, packs of violent survivors, and brutal electrical storms that savage the already barren plains
Hitler's SS portrait in evil( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about two German brothers, one of whom joins the SS while the other tries to maintain an apolitical, academic life
Doce del patíbulo by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des tueurs condamnés seront sauvés s'ils acceptent de suivre un entraînement qui fera d'eux des soldats encore plus redoutables
Blue City( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning that his father, the mayor of Blue City, has been murdered, Billy Turner must track down the killer
The deadly trackers man in the wilderness( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After witnessing the brutal murder of his wife and son, a Texas lawman seeks revenge and relentlessly pursues the outlaws into Mexico where a deadly showdown awaits him
Agent 8 3/4, aka, Hot enough for June( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina and Robert Morley star in this satirical comedy-thriller at the height of the 007 popularity and set amidst the world of international espionage. Unemployed Nicolas Whistler accepts a job and a tidy salary with what he believes to be a glass manufacturing company in London. He soon discovers that his business behind the Iron Curtain is in fact illegal. Everyone apparently believes him to be a spy but it takes much time and adventure for him to realize it. The realization numbs him with horror, and with his contacts gone, he is on his own. He must escape arrest and flee to England but the secret police are close behind him. Robert Morley, as his boss is a scene stealer." --Container cover
Broken arrow Flight of the Phoenix( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flight of the Phoenix: A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane--against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes ... against each other." -- Back of container
Canción de cuna para un cadáver = Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis : encarnando a Charlotte Hollis, una solterona reclusa que aún no ha dejado de llorar el brutal asesinato del hombre que amó hace treinta y siete años, Bette Davis nos ofrece una de las más poderosas interpretaciones de su carrera. Cuando el Estado intenta expropiar su casa para construir una autopista, Charlotte pide ayuda a su práctica prima Miriam (de Havilland) y a un viejo amigo, Drew (Cotten)· Y es entonces cuando los sustos y los sobresaltos comienzan a sucederse en este thriller de ritmo trepidante
Was geschah wirklich mit Baby Jane?( )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The dirty dozen
Alternative Names
Heller, Lucas 1930-1988

Lukas Heller deutsch-britischer Drehbuchautor

Lukas Heller Duits scenarioschrijver (1930-1988)

Lukas Heller German screenwriter

Lukas Heller sceneggiatore tedesco

Lukas Heller tysk manusforfattar

Lukas Heller tysk manusförfattare

Lukas Heller tysk manusforfatter

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Хеллер, Лукас

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The dirty dozenRobert Aldrich's Too late the heroThe killing of Sister GeorgeKelly's heroes