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Heller, Lukas 1930-1988

Works: 93 works in 401 publications in 7 languages and 7,814 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Disaster films  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Survival films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Other, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lukas Heller
The flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,226 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 )

60 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,611 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 )

43 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II drama in which an army major (Marvin) 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 )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Hollis, a reclusive spinster still mourning the murder of the man she loved, and her cousin, Miriam, fight the state for her property
Robert Aldrich's Too late the hero by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 264 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 )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can get is the voice of a cow in a children's tv programme. Her life begins to fall apart as Childie has an affair with a predatory tv producer"--IMDb
Monte Walsh : a real western( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 186 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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 147 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 128 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
Damnation Alley( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 80 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
Monte Walsh : the last cowboy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 70 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
Blue City( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning that his father, the mayor of Blue City, has been murdered, Billy Turner must track down the killer
Agent 8 3/4, aka, Hot enough for June( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 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
Les douze salopards by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 17 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 )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'imminenza dello sbarco in Normandia, il comando supremo dell'esercito americano affida al maggiore John Reisman l'incarico di far saltare in aria un castello, situato nella Francia occupata dai nazisti, nel quale alti ufficiali tedeschi sono soliti riunirsi in gran numero. Per compiere la missione il maggiore Reisman ha a sua disposizione dodici militari, condannati alla pena capitale o a trent'anni per gravissimi reati, ai quali non viene offerta altra scelta che scontare la pena o affrontare la morte nell'assalto al castello. In compenso, per coloro che riusciranno a sopravvivere, la condanna verrà annullata. Aiutato dal sergente Ballon, il maggiore cerca di trasformare i dodici delinquenti in un gruppo di militari affiatati, riuscendoci perfettamente. Scattata l'esecuzione del piano e penetrati nel castello, gli uomini di Reisman intrappolano e uccidono gli alti ufficiali tedeschi che vi si trovano. Nell'operazione, tuttavia, assieme al maggiore e al sergente, soltanto uno della 'sporca dozzina' riesce a salvarsi
The Deadly trackers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 14 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
Broken arrow ; Flight of the Phoenix( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken arrow: Two military pilots engage in a no-holds-barred battle against time and each other in a race to recover two stolen nuclear warheads. When a B-3 Stealth Bomber crashes in the Utah desert during a top-secret test run, the military quickly moves in to retrieve its two 'broke arrows.' But the situation spins wildly out of control after one of the pilots reveals the crash to be part of an incredible nuclear extortion plot."--Back of container
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The dirty dozen
Alternative Names
Heller, Lucas 1930-1988

Lukas Heller Duits scenarioschrijver (1930-1988)

Lukas Heller German screenwriter

Lukas Heller guionista alemán

Lukas Heller guionista alemany

Lukas Heller scénariste allemand

Lukas Heller sceneggiatore tedesco

Lukas Heller tysk manusforfattar

Lukas Heller tysk manusförfattare

Lukas Heller tysk manusforfatter

Lukas Heller tysk manuskriptforfatter

Хеллер, Лукас

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