WorldCat Identities

Devane, William 1939-

Works: 182 works in 516 publications in 6 languages and 17,564 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television programs  Television adaptations  Action and adventure television programs  Thrillers (Television programs)  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by William Devane
Jesse Stone by Robert Harmon( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 4,812 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
Vertigo 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
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presbyterian Church is a small mining town in the turn-of-the century Pacific Northwest - and a perfect place where gambler John Q. McCabe and bordello madam Constance Miller can do business
Marathon Man by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,033 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
24 by Joel Surnow( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 930 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!
50 to 1( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 750 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 )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 664 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 597 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and French and held by 563 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 452 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 389 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 386 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 370 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 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From early 1942 until D-Day, several million Americans landed in Britain on their way to fight at the European front. To the war-weary British, many of these troops were "overpaid, oversexed and over here." But despite the resentment, many memorable friendships developed between the lonely American soldiers and the English women in the villages
The least among you by Mark Young( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 347 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
Space cowboys by Kenneth Kaufman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They had trained body and mind for America's leap into space. But when the moment came, they were replaced. Now, 40 years later, another moment has come and this time it's all theirs. These old-school test pilots whose grasp of outdated technology makes them the only ones able to repair a primitive, deorbiting Russian satellite that imperils Earth
Payback by Brian Helgeland( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tough thief tracks down his former partner who tried to kill him before taking off with his share of the heist and his wife
Bad turn worse( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a weekend of partying with stolen money, three Texas teens find themselves indebted to a sociopathic criminal named Giff. To pay their debt, Giff forces the teens to steal from his boss, a money-laundering gangster named Big Red. Things go from bad to worse when betrayal, distrust, and corruption complicate an already dangerous plan
The badge by Robby Henson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time sheriff teams up with a New Orleans stripper to solve a hushed murder. The closer the two unlikely partners get to solving the mystery, the more serious the threat to their own lives
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De Vane, William 1939-

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