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Roberts, William S. 1913-1997

Overview
Works: 95 works in 324 publications in 5 languages and 4,996 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Western films  Film remakes  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  Science fiction  War films  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Narrator, Adapter, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 813.54
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Most widely held works about William S Roberts
 
Most widely held works by William S Roberts
The Magnificent Seven by John Sturges( Visual )

108 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village
The Devil's Brigade by William Holden( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special commando team is trained to take on the Nazi's in Scandinavia but has their assignment cancelled
The mating game by George Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An IRS investigator comes to check on an unpredictable farmer who hasn't paid his taxes, and ends up falling in love with the man's pretty daughter
Posse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A publicity-hungry U.S. Marshal doesn't just hunt down and capture fugitives, he makes sure a photographer is around to record his crime-fighting exploits and bolster his political aspirations. But the lawman soon discovers that fame may be fleeting when he sets on his no. 1 target, the cool-witted robber Jack Strawhorn
Esther Williams by Esther Williams( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrill of a romance: A war hero takes swimming lessons in order to woo the instructor. Fiesta: A woman disguises herself as a matador to fill in for her brother. This time for keeps: A veteran falls in love with a swimmer. Pagan love song: A love story set on Tahiti. Million dollar mermaid: Dramatizes the life of Annette Kellerman. Easy to love: A water skier falls in love with her agent
The Wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm by Henry Levin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early nineteenth century, the brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm are commissioned to write a family history for a local Duke. However, Wilhelm would rather spend his time dreaming of fairies, elves, knights and princesses
10 to midnight( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Kessler, a police detective, tries to get a sex-killer
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of an astute American general and a high-ranking German officer, torn by the conflicting demands of his country and fellow countrymen, during the last days of World War II
The legend of the Lone Ranger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Reid befriends Tonto, an Indian boy. Years later, Reid returns to the West as a lawyer devoted to bringing justice to the lawless land. The murderous Cavendish gang kills his parents and wounds and leaves him for dead
The sheepman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easygoing Jason Sweet won a trainload of sheep in a poker game and aims to graze them. Powder Valley looks like the perfect place. A cattle baron and a woman try to come between Jason and his sheep
Easy to love by Charles Walters( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Water skier and swimming star Julie Hallerton falls in love with Ray Lloyd. Ray is Julie's boss and the creator and operator of the show she stars in. Julie manages to stay mostly wet, while he stays mostly disinterested in anything other than the cash receipts
Sunset express by Robert Crais( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAYAWAY. Elvis Cole is back on his own turf in Los Angeles, and embroiled in a controversial high-profile murder case. A wealthy restaurateur is accused of murdering his wife, and his hot-shot defense attorney hires Elvis to find proof that police detective Angela Rossi fooled around with the evidence. Rossi had been cleared of an earlier charge of planting evidence to convict a counterfeiter, but her career was damaged and she's rumoured to be willing to do anything to get it back on track - even if it means framing an innocent man. Yet as Elvis investigates Rossi for the defence team, he begins to be more suspicious of the media-loving lawyers than the cops
Nature girl by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honey Santana is determined to set up her own tour business, paddling tourists around the Florida Everglades in ocean kayaks. Theresult is a kayaking trip from hell, and an unplanned overnight stay on Dismal Key - one of the Everglades' islands
Lullaby town by Robert Crais( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriller
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a remote jungle island, genetic engineers have created a dinosaur game park. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been developed. Now one of mankind's most thrilling fantasies has come true. But, as always, there is a dark side to the fantasy
Stalking the angel by Robert Crais( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blonde who walks into PI Elvis Cole's office is the best-looking woman he's seen in weeks. The only things that keep her from rating a perfect '10' are the briefcase on one arm and the affluent man on the other who needs his thirteenth-century Japanese manuscript back - and fast. Cole knows nothing about Japan that he didn't learn from Shogun, but he knows a lot about crooks, and his sidekick Joe Pike knows even more
The last detective by Robert Crais( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis Cole is once again coming to terms with life as a PI on the streets of Los Angeles. He loves his girlfriend, but their relationship is stretched to the limit when Cole's job brings danger close to her beloved son. When Ben Chenier is snatched from Cole's secluded home, the demons from Elvis's past catch up with him. The kidnappers want retribution for an incident that happened twenty years ago in Vietnam. Now Elvis must embark on a journey into his past to protect his future
The forgotten man by Robert Crais( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman
Voodoo River by Robert Crais( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Los Angeles, PI Elvis Cole is hired by a TV star, an adopted child, to find her biological parents for information on the family's medical history. The assignment takes him to Louisiana where he stumbles on an illegal immigration ring
Norton I: Emperor of the U.S. : draft script, never produced by William S Roberts( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Roberts, William 1913-1997

William Roberts Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1913-1997)

William Roberts Amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, geboren 1913

William Roberts amerikansk manusforfattar

William Roberts amerikansk manusförfattare

William Roberts amerikansk manusforfatter

William Roberts amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

William Roberts Scénariste américain, né en 1913

Williams, Robert 1913-1997

ویلیام رابرتس فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

威廉·羅勃茲

Languages
English (136)

German (14)

Spanish (14)

French (4)

Italian (3)

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