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Hackford, Taylor 1945-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 298 publications in 7 languages and 15,076 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular music  Rock music  History  Interviews  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Signer, Film editor, Author of introduction, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Taylor Hackford
Ray by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray Charles went blind at the age of seven. Inspired by his mother who insisted he make his own way, he found his calling at the keyboard. 'Ray' follows as he overcomes drug addiction while becoming one of the country's most beloved performers
An officer and a gentleman by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loner Zack Mayo (Richard Gere) enters Officer Candidate School to become a Navy pilot and in 13 weeks he learns the importance of discipline, love, teamwork, and friendship. Gossett is the drill instructor who guides his growth
Devil's advocate by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hotshot attorney Kevin Lomax's 64-0 case record has brought him a tempting offer from an elite New York firm. But the job Lomax accepts isn't what it seems. The Devil is in the details
Parker ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parker is a thief who has an unusual code. He doesn't steal from the poor or hurt innocent people. He is asked to join four other guys, one of whom is related to a known mobster. They pull off the job flawlessly and Parker wants to part ways with them. When he refuses to join them for another job, they try to kill him. They dispose of his body, but someone finds him-- still alive. After recovering, he sets out to get back at the ones who tried to kill him, another one of his codes
Proof of life by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebels in a politically volitile Latin American country have kidnapped Alice Bowman's husband for ransom-- $3 million. Terry Thorne is the hostage retrieval expert who becomes Alice's only hope in navigating a high-stacks game where terrorists value money over life
La Bamba by Luis Valdez ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of rock and roll legend Ritchie Valens burst across the screen in this celebrated, music filled movie
When we were kings by Leon Gast ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Forman in Zaire
White nights by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nikolai Rodchenko, a Russian ballet dancer who defected from the Soviet Union years ago, finds himself back in the motherland--trapped--thanks to an emergency airplane landing. The Soviets do not imprison him, however; they hope to score a propaganda victory by 'persuading' him to become Russian again. That is why he is sent to Siberia, to Raymond Greenwood and his Russian wife Darya. Greenwood is an American tap dancer who defected to Russia in opposition to the Vietnam War. Nikolai makes Raymond realize how limited his life is in the USSR, and together they hatch a plan to evade their KGB minders, escape to the American Embassy and eventually the US
Against all odds by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interesting love triangle evolves when an ex-football player travels to Mexico to find his good friend's girlfriend
Dolores Claiborne by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen years ago the town accused Dolores Claiborne of murdering her husband in cold blood. Now a woman lies dead and a witness finds Dolores standing over the body. Her daughter is the only one who can save her life and the only thing that stands between guilt and innocence is the evil secret that made the daughter run away ten years ago
Ray : a tribute to the movie, the music, and the man by James L White ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the making of the biographical film about the musician Ray Charles includes an appreciation of his life and music as well as the complete screenplay
When we were kings the untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Forman in Zaire. Includes a music festival featuring America's top African American performers, James Brown and B.B. King
Blood in, blood out Bound by honor by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three cousins raised as brothers are torn apart, forcing them to follow separate paths. One searches for truth in the law. One expresses his passion through art. And, one finds power in prison. Yet through it all, family and honor keep their lives intertwined as each strives for survival and power
Love ranch ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grace and Charlie make a fine couple. She provides the mind behind their schemes, while his work as a gangster allows the swindles to be carried out. But a new scam involving a handsome boxer threatens both their plan and their two-decade marriage
Taylor Hackford's Chuck Berry hail! hail! rock 'n' roll ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unforgettable life and music of pioneering legend Chuck Berry are celebrated in this landmark feature, capturing a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of rock and roll's finest!
Chuck Berry hail! hail! rock 'n roll ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On October 18, 1986, a concert was held in St Louis at the Fox theater in honor of Chuck Berry's 60th birthday. This film documents that concert which featured a pick-up band including Linda Ronstadt, Etta James, Eric Clapton, Julian Lennon, Robert Cray and Keith Richards. It includes intermittent interviews in which music legends Bo Diddley, Little Richard, Phil Everly, Don Everly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnnie Johnson, Bruce Springsteen, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Willie Dixon and Roy Orbison discuss Berry's career and their relationships with him. Also includes interviews with Berry himself and with his family and close personal friends
Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' roll by Chuck Berry ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A calvalcade of rock stars come together to celebrate Berry's 60th birthday and look back on his career
Everybody's All-American by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Story of a football hero and his wife. The Greys have it all, then lose it and rediscover the one thing they really need: each other."
The idolmaker ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Idolmaker takes an incisive look at the machinations behind the music business. It's also a loving remembrance of the early days of rock 'n' roll and an honest, thrilling story of what success is about
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four terrifying, weird, diabolical horror films from Stephen King. In Dreamcatcher, while camping a group of friends are visited by parasitic aliens. In Dolores Claiborne a daughter returns to her hometown to find that her mother has been arrested for murder. Creepshow and Cat's eye both tell a series of short horror stories
 
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