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Hackford, Taylor 1944-

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Most widely held works by Taylor Hackford
Ray by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

146 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 3,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flashing back intermittently to dream-like scenes from his hardscrabble rural childhood, "Ray" chronicles Ray Charles' remarkable rise from sideman and Chitlin Circuit fixture to innovator, icon, and international superstar. Yet even as Charles ascends to the heights of the musical and cultural elite, he remains hobbled by heroin addiction and compulsive womanizing, a prisoner to his own insatiable needs. Through it all, Ray Charles possessed a rock-solid confidence in his music, a statement of faith in the inclusiveness of American culture. Ray Charles made a place for himself in the America of the '40s and '50s, and promptly transcended the barriers that defined what that place was. He incorporated and encompassed R & B, soul, rock and roll, blues, jazz, country, pop, gospel--all American music--giving us the lush sounds he had always heard in his head, unifying America's disparate musical bits into a cohesive whole
An officer and a gentleman by Richard Gere( Visual )

114 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loner Zack Maya enters Officers Candidate School to become a Navy pilot, he learns about discipline, love and friendship through his drill instructor and one of the local girls
Devil's advocate by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

69 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,503 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 by park( Visual )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,321 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
When we were kings by Léon Gast( Visual )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Includes footage of the Zaire '74 music festival featuring some of the top African American performers of the era, including James Brown and B.B. King
Proof of life by Charles Mulvehill( Visual )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,133 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 )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biographical story of Ritchie Valens and his rise from field laborer to a famous rock and roll singer who died tragically at age 17 in a plane crash with Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper
The comedian by Robert De Niro( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of an aging insult comic named Jack Burke
White nights by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 755 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 )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Brogan, a cynical ex-football star, is hired to find Jessie Wyler, the runaway mistress of a ruthless L.A. nightclub owner, Jake Wise. According to Jake, Jessie had stabbed him and vanished with $50,000. But Terry's mission is soon forgotten when he tracks down the beautiful Jessie on a Mexican island and falls in love with her
Dolores Claiborne by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

48 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 472 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
Blood in, blood out : bound by honor by Taylor Hackford( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 449 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
Ray : a tribute to the movie, the music, and the man by James L White( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 406 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
Love ranch( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 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
Bukowski : born into this by John Dullaghan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles "Hank" Bukowski, Los Angeles-based poet, novelist and counterculture icon, succumbed to leukemia at age 73, on March 9, 1994. Written off by critics as a drunken blowhard, his work was a slashing rebuke to polite academic formalism, cutting through the labyrinthine indulgent difficulty of much modern verse; his poems are poems anyone can understand. The self-proclaimed "dirty old man" profiled by this film, was possibly a misunderstood romantic, and defiantly a major American poet. With rare footage, photos, readings, and interviews with friends, ex-lovers, and celebrity admirers, the film paints a straightforward introductory portrait of Bukowski, the patron saint of skid row poetry
Casting by( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film, focusing on casting director Marion Dougherty, is a celebration of the casting profession, highlighting its previously unsung role in film history while also serving as an elegy to the lost era of the New Hollywood, combining interviews, extensive archival footage, animated stills and documents
Atlantic Records : the house that Ahmet built by Susan Steinberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the career of Atlantic Records co-founder, Ahmet Ertegun, and examines Atlantic Records impact on the evolution of popular music while offering an insider's look at the recording industry from its infancy to today. Features rare clips, performances, and studios sessions of Atlantic recording artists
The long walk home by Richard Pearle( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odessa Cotter, is a quiet, dignified woman who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson. When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband, and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights
Taylor Hackford's Chuck Berry : hail! hail! rock 'n' roll( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 202 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!
Les Blank : always for pleasure( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God respects us when we work, but loves us when we dance: A look at hippies and flower children as they dance and create rituals during the Los Angeles "Love-In" of Easter Sunday, 1967
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Hackford, Taylor

Taylor Hackford americký režisér

Taylor Hackford Amerikaans filmregisseur

Taylor Hackford cinéaste

Taylor Hackford Director de Cine Estadounidense

Taylor Hackford regista cinematografico statunitense

Taylor Hackford reżyser amerykański

Taylor Hackford US-amerikanesche Filmregisseur, President vun der Directors Guild of America

Taylor Hackford US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Produzent und Präsident der Directors Guild of America

Τέιλορ Χάκφορντ Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης

Тейлор Гакфорд

Тейлър Хакфорд

Хэкфорд, Тэйлор

Թեյլոր Հեքֆորդ

טיילור האקפורד

تیلور هاکفورد تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

테일러 핵퍼드

핵포드, 테일러 1944-


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Devil's advocateLa BambaAgainst all oddsDolores ClaiborneRay : a tribute to the movie, the music, and the man