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Devane, William 1939-

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Most widely held works by William Devane
Jesse Stone by Robert Harmon( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse starts moonlighting for one of his friends after he is suspended. He investigates a series of murders in Boston that he believes are all connected to a notorious mob boss
Family plot by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

52 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cabbie and a psychic work together to search for a missing hier. They become involved with a larcenous jewel merchant and his "Woman in Black" while discovering the family plot
24 by Kiefer Sutherland( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After twenty months in a Chinese prison, Jack Bauer is suddenly returned to the United States. But instead of being free, Jack's release is a part of a secret deal: his life in return for the location of Hamri Al-Assad, the leader of a terrorist organization that has unleashed a wave of terror across the country. A broken man, physically and mentally, Jack agrees to the exchange. But when he learns that his new captor, Abu Fayed, is actually the man behind the attacks and that his own sacrifice is meaningless, Jack lashes out and escapes. Now he must convince the president and the CTU that the man they are trying to kill may be the only man who can end the rapidly escalating violence." -- container
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. His decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town
Marathon Man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container
Jesse Stone( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that Jesse Stone has settled in as Paradise's police chief, he has to solve the grisly murder of a teenage girl. The investigation uncovers abuse and even leads him to a conflict with a Boston mob
Jesse Stone by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Stone is shot while moonlighting on a Boston stakeout, leaving his friend fighting for his life and Stone out for justice. His rogue investigation to find the shooter leads him into Boston's shady underworld. This leads him right into the bed of a Boston PD investigator, who wants his head on a platter if he continues to pursue the case. Meanwhile, Stone is approached by a broken-hearted mother who is convnced her kidnapped son is still alive
Jesse Stone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his involuntary retirement, Jesse Stone investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the Paradise police force deals with the arrogant new chief, who is the son-in-law of a town councilman
50 to 1( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby. Based on the inspiring true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys face a series of mishaps on their way to Churchill Downs, becoming the ultimate underdogs in a final showdown with the world's racing elite"--
Stargate by Ben Browder( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elite military unit (SG-1) must flee back to Earth when two members of their team inexplicably disappear into thin air. But they return to a world in which the Stargate--an ancient device which allows them to travel to hundreds of planets--was never discovered, and their own history has been erased. Now they must convince a dubious government and military that the timeline was altered by a powerful alien enemy (Ba'al) in order to conquer Earth, and time is not on their side
The Missiles of October by Martin Sheen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Looks at the tension and decision making process President Kennedy and his staff endured trying to make a firm point about Cuba while keeping the US out of nuclear war with the Soviet Union
Monte Walsh the last cowboy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and French and held by 562 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
A Christmas visitor by Meredith Baxter( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family that hasn't celebrated Christmas since their son was killed in the Gulf War is visited by a soldier who bears a striking resemblance to their son
Testament by Lyne Littman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nuclear strike has occurred. No one knows who made it or why, but the unthinkable has happened, and nothing can ever be the same. Carol must hold her family together and watch helplessly as her loved ones become victims of the deadly invisible radiation
The river why( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sick of living in a home shrouded with secrets, lies, and a smothering sense of competition, Gus runs away from home and the shadow of his famous fly-fishing father. Determined to live life like he wants it, Gus makes his new home in a secluded cabin on the banks of a river where he plans to fish all day. Instead, he is propelled into a quest for self-discovery
Race to space by Feature Films for Families( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the first chimpanzee in space. When young Billy, whose dad works for NASA, is asked by Dr. McGuiness to help train the chimps for the NASA space mission, he develops a close bond with Mac, one of the chimps. Billy soon realizes that something is going wrong on the mission and works in the hope of bringing Mac safely home
Yanks by John Schlesinger( Visual )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautifully filmed drama follows three American soldiers stationed in England during WWII and the relationships that they form with three local women: Jean, Helen, and Mollie. The relationships that blossom would affect their lives forever
The least among you by Mark Young( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested in the 1965 Watts riots, Richard Kelly (Cedric Sanders) must serve probation at an all-white seminary. Although encouraged to break racial boundaries by its president Alan Beckett (William Devane), the school wants black followers, not leaders. Even former missionary Kate Allison (Lauren Holly) initially rejects Richard. With a prison sentence looming, Richard meets Samuel Benton (Louis Gossett, Jr.)- "the gardener in the basement." As Samuel guides him through his many trials, Richard must choose between his dreams and his destiny
The Bad News Bears in breaking training( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second in the series, the story continues as the Bears must devise a way to get to Texas to defeat the Houston Toros in a game at the Astrodome, so that they can go on and play the Japanese championship team
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Jesse Stone
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De Vane, William 1939-

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