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Heller, Lukas 1930-1988

Overview
Works: 103 works in 301 publications in 7 languages and 7,239 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  History  Horror films  Comedy 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 Dennis Quaid( Visual )
25 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,155 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 )
44 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging ex-vaudeville child star initiates a psychotic reign of terror over her crippled sister, a former movie-queen of the 1930's
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strike force of violent criminals take on a combat mission under the training and leadership of a U.S. Army major (Lee Marvin)
Hush-- hush, sweet Charlotte by Bette Davis( Visual )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 812 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The U.S. is launching a major naval operation in the South Pacific in the spring of 1942, 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 )
13 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 239 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 163 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 )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Facing a changing landscape where barbed wire and railways replace the freedom of the open range, Monte Walsh (Marvin) and his fellow cowboys consider new work opportunities, toy with the idea of 'settling down', and draw their pistols for one last showdown."--Container
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dirty dozen: Twelve tough criminals are offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany
War classics Casablanca express ; Cold war killers ; A yank in Libya ; Waterfront ; Commandos ; Eagles attack at dawn ; Hitler's SS: portrait of evil ; Go for broke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 2. Commandos: "U.S. Army Sgt. Sullivan is in an against-all-odds war adventure about a group of misfit soldiers he trains to stage a daring mission in North Africa. The platoon is ordered to take over an Italian camp, but as soon as the American soldiers reach their target, all hell breaks loose when some unexpected twists get in the way of completing their mission." Eagles attack at dawn: This story "is centered on a rescue mission to retrieve Israeli commandos from a Syrian prison. The operation is a covert maneuver involving members of the Israeli Army and Security Services".--Container. Hitler's SS: portrait of evil: "An overall look at Hitler's regime, focusing in on two young brothers from Berlin who join the Nazi camp"--Container. Go for broke: "The 442nd Regimental Combat Team is honored due to its make-up of mostly Japanese-American volunteers who loyally and courageously fought in World War II against their homeland and in the name of the United States. In particular, the film focuses on Lt. Mike Grayson, who holds prejudices against his men; ideas that were prevalent about all Japanese-Americans at the time. But as he watches the valiant men selflessly engage in battle, the lieutenant's biases are slowly chipped away until they are completely dissolved by the end of the war"--Container
Monte Walsh the last cowboy ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 68 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 )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 66 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
The Dirty dozen the next mission ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The long-awaited sequel to one of the biggest box-office grossers ever. The dirty dozen are back--and dirtier than ever!
Monte Walsh ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the frontier is giving way to modern times, an aging cowboy takes to the trail to avenge the murder of his friend
What ever happened to Baby Jane ? Qu'est-il arrivé à Baby Jane ? by Robert Aldrich( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The deadly trackers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 13 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
Blue City ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After learning that his father, the mayor of Blue City, has been murdered, Billy Turner must track down the killer
Les douze salopards by Robert Aldrich( Visual )
9 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 11 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
Quella sporca dozzina ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poco prima dello sbarco delle truppe alleate in Normandia, il maggiore Reisman deve conquistare un castello nel quale è installato il quartier generale dei nazisti nella Francia occupata e sterminare tutti i suoi componenti: per farlo sceglie dodici galeotti condannati a morte o ai lavori forzati che addestrerà personalmente fino a quando saranno pronti per la missione. (Mereghetti)
 
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Heller, Lucas 1930-1988
Languages
English (140)
German (10)
French (10)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
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