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Wincer, Simon

Works: 228 works in 629 publications in 7 languages and 16,507 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Fiction  Western films  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Simon Wincer
Most widely held works by Simon Wincer
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of two former Texas Rangers who leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana. From the re-created towns to the vast plains to the expansive cattle drive and heart-stopping stampede, it is an inspiring and enlighting experience, certain to change your views of our American heritage
Free Willy by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story about the friendship that develops between a 12-year-old boy who knows what it's like to be without a family, and a whale confined in a too-small tank at an aquatic park
Quigley down under ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sharpshooter Quigley travels to western Australia, only to find himself saddled with a half-loco lady, and locked in a lethal battle with a wealthy rancher
The young black stallion ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neera is a young girl who becomes seperated from her father in Arabia during World War II. Left alone in the desert, she befriends a wild colt, who she names Shetan. Once reunited with her father, however, Neera remains haunted by images of "the lost horse of the desert". This is the prequel to 'The Black Stallion' and shows the relationship between the stallion and the young girl who have come together, as if by destiny
Comanche moon ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Texas Rangers Augustus McCrae and Woodrow F. Call are now young men dealing with the ever increasing tensions of adult life-- Gus with his great love, Clara, and Call with Maggie, the young prostitute who is in love with him. McCrae and Call join a Ranger troop in pursuit of three outlaws: Comanche Chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and Ahumado, the deadly Mexican bandit king with a penchant for slow torture. Together, they struggle to protect an advancing western frontier against the defiant Comanches who are determined to defend their territory and their way of life
Monte Walsh the last cowboy by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 814 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
Louis L'Amour's Crossfire trail by Louis L'Amour ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A restless wanderer is bound by a promise to watch after the widow of a dying friend. His vow leads him to a small town terrorized by a saloon owner and his hired gunman
Operation Dumbo drop ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wartime comedy based on the true story of a U.S. Army mission to deliver a full-grown elephant to a remote Southeast Asian village
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mick and his son, Mikey, take on the "wilds" of Los Angeles. This time to help investigate the mysterious death of a journalist who was employed by Sue's father. Mick's friend, who has never been to the States before, comes along and Mick decides its up to him to show his friend what the locals are like and show him around town. Along the way the "boys" find lots of things to get into trouble over
NASCAR the IMAX experience ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"There is no doubt about precisely when folks began racing each other in automobiles. It was when they built the second automobile."--Richard Petty. This very appropriate quotation begins this celebration of the NASCAR experience. This film puts the history of the sport in context, placing emphasis on the technical details surrounding the cars, drivers, and fans. It covers the people inhabiting pit row, building the cars, and the elements of an engine block, leaving viewers feeling as if they have been present at the birth of a NASCAR chariot. For those baffled by the sport's popularity, there is enough mayhem--high-speed racing, body bumping, breakneck skids into pit row--to satisfy novices and die-hards alike
The Phantom by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expedition lands on the island of Bengalla, seeking the legendary skulls of Touganda. Believed to harness an energy force of incalculable power, the skulls could spell disaster for mankind. And that's exactly what ruthless tycoon Xander Drax has in mind ... unless one man can save it
Lightning Jack by Paul Hogan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy western about two would-be famous outlaws--a far-sighted illiterate and a mute black man
The cup ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Damien Oliver is a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident that reflects the way their father died 27 years earlier. After a series of discouraging defeats Damien teams with Dermot Weld to win one of the most thrilling finales in sporting history. Based on a true story
Flash ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The idyllic life of Connor Strong, his dad, grandmother and horse changes overnight when financial pressures force Connor's father to leave home and find work
Phar Lap by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and German and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A behind the headlines look into the lives of those whose destinies were swept up with Phar Lap's. He was a champion of champions--a pug ugly horse who rose from nothing to win 37 races in three years--until he was struck down in a manner unresolved to this day
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro man by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a lawless world, two renegades rob a bank to help save their friend and favorite hangout which is about to be repossessed. When they learn they have confiscated drugs instead of money, they find themselves fighting their way out of a million dollar drug swindle
4 film favorites ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free Willy (1993, 112 min.): A boy risks everything to save a beloved killer whale when he learns the aquarium owners are going to kill it
D.A.R.Y.L by Simon Wincer ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The product of combining a cloned body and a computer brain results in a perfect little boy, until he is discovered by a normal little boy and taught about imperfection
Tom Selleck western collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taw Jackson is a rancher who is dead set on capturing an iron-clad stagecoach belonging to cattle baron West Catlin, the man who stole his fortune and good name years before. To pull off the heist, Jackson puts together a crew that includes an old character, a half-civilized Indian, a young drunk, and a cocky gunfighter. Includes production notes and original theatrical trailer
Free Willy Triple feature ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fun, excitement and the whale that captured the world's imagination add up to big family entertainment. A lonely boy understands the plaintive cries of the orca confined to an aquatic park's too-small tank and does something about it in Free Willy. Watch and understand why audiences have loved Willie. The boy rejoins Willy in his new ocean home and together they confront a burning oil spill in Free Willy 2. In Free Willy 3, the best of the Free Willy pictures, the plot has a grittier edge with a story about an illegal whaling operation
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Audience level: 0.12 (from 0.00 for Simon Winc ... to 0.18 for Phar Lap ...)
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