WorldCat Identities

Devane, William 1939-

Overview
Works: 262 works in 557 publications in 6 languages and 18,446 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Western films  Crime films  Police films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Devane
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,286 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
Family plot by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,250 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
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 )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,031 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 )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,005 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 )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Stone is a down-and-out former L.A. police detective whose biggest battle is now against the bottle, as the demons of his past rise to haunt him while he drives himself to distraction by pursuing a decade-old murder case. Finding refuge in the small town of Paradise, Chief Stone reopens an unsolved murder case, digging up clues in an old grave and pursuing the ghosts of a forgotten crime. But it's not just the victim's and killer's pasts that rise up to the surface-- it's his own, becoming the chilling focus of a riveting investigation that uncovers one shocking revelation after another
Jesse Stone by Robert Harmon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,002 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
Jesse Stone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 916 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 )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 776 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"--
The Missiles of October by Martin Sheen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 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
Stargate by Ben Browder( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 626 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
Monte Walsh : the last cowboy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and French and held by 561 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
24( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exiled in London for four years, former counter terrorist unit agent Jack Bauer must spring into action to try to save U.S. President James Heller. In retribution for a drone strike he ordered, Heller sits in the crosshairs of the window of an al-Qaeda leader. Along the way, Jack faces his ex-love, Heller's daughter Audrey, who's married to chief of staff Mark Boudreau. Teaming with CTU operative-turned-hackivitst Chloe O'Brian, Jack risks everything to try to protect the U.S., prevent a global terrorist attack, and outrun the CIA head - as the pulse-quickening tension unfolds in real time!
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 )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nuclear strike has occurred. No one knows who did it. No one knows why. A mother must hold her family together and helplessly watch as her loved ones become victims of radiation
The river why( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 385 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
Yanks by John Schlesinger( Visual )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 373 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
Race to space by Feature Films for Families( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 360 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
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
The least among you by Mark Young( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 341 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
 
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Alternative Names
De Vane, William 1939-

Devane, Bill 1939-

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Devane, William J. 1939-

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William Devane Amerikaans acteur

William Devane amerikansk skådespelare

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Дивэйн, Уильям

Уильям Дивэйн

وليام ديفين

ویلیام دیون بازیگر آمریکایی

윌리엄 드베인

ウィリアム・ディヴェイン

威廉·德瓦內

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