WorldCat Identities

Heller, Lukas 1930-1988

Overview
Works: 111 works in 307 publications in 6 languages and 7,275 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Fiction  Historical films  History  Horror 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 2,167 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 )

34 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a decaying Hollywood mansion, Jane Hudson, a former child star, initiates a psychotic reign of terror over her sister Blanche, a movie queen forced into retirement after a crippling accident
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

25 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 1,302 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 Bette Davis( Visual )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 822 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 261 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 238 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 167 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 157 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."
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 120 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 68 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 )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 65 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
Was geschah wirklich mit Baby Jane? What ever happened to Baby Jane?( Visual )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwei alternde Filmschauspielerinnen leben einsam in einem alten Hollywood-Anwesen. Baby Jane Hudson, ehemals ein erfolgreicher Kinderstar, kümmert sich um ihre verkrüppelte Schwester Blanche, selbst ein 30er Jahre Filmstar, die ihre Karriere nach einem Unfall beenden musste. Nun leben die beiden zusammen
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 19 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
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

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
The deadly trackers man in the wilderness( 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
Agent 8 3/4, aka, Hot enough for June( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 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
 
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Heller, Lucas 1930-1988

Lukas Heller German screenwriter

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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