Spengler, Pierre 1947-
Most widely held works by Pierre Spengler
Superman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault.
Superman II ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 598 libraries worldwide
This epic takes up where Superman, the movie leaves off. Superman deals witha trio of villians whose powers rival Superman's own.
Superman ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 524 libraries worldwide
A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others.
Superman III ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Superman III reveals the answer and adds a third all-star chapter to the amazing adventures of Superman. Gus Gorman is a genial half-wit who just happens to be a natural-born genius at computer programming. In his hands, a computer keyboard turns into a deadly weapon and soon, Superman faces the microelectronic menace of his career.
Superman III ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Meet Gus Gorman, a naïve computer programming natural. For Gus, a keyboard is a weapon - and, as a result Superman faces the microelectronic menace of his life. Superman's human side comes out as he sees Lana Lang at his Smallville High School class reunion. Superman becomes his own worst enemy after a Kryptonite exposure.
Attack force ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Marshall Lawson loses his strike force team in a seemingly random, cold-blooded attack, he takes it upon himself to investigate the killings. He uncovers a covert military operation so secret that the military wants Lawson dead so their secret will be protected. Lawson engages in a merciless battle with a drug-dealing operation that appears to be funded by a rogue arm of the military.
Superman 4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Shadow man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
When ruthless enemy agents kidnap his young daughter, an ex-C.I.A. operative goes on a deadly rampage to find her.
Flight of fury ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Making a deal with a clandestine U.S. agency, John and his sidekick Rojar fight rebel forces to retrieve a hijacked Stealth Bomber in exchange for his freedom.
Crossed swords ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
In this adventure film adapted from Mark Twain's classic "The prince and the pauper", a poor commoner and the Prince of Wales switch clothing as a practical joke, but are unexpectedly separated and end up living each other's lives.
Snapshots ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Larry is one of the last of the romantics. One ordinary day, a beautiful young woman walks into his bookstore, awakening memories of his long lost love. She changes his life in extraordinary ways.
Superman, the movie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The planet Krypton is doomed and Jor-El sends his infant son to refuge on a distant planet where he develops superhuman powers that he must hide from the mortals around him.
Pumpkinhead ashes to ashes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
It's been two decades since the late Ed Harley last conjured up the demonic avenger known as Pumpkinhead. So when the citizens of a small southern village discover the town's physician has been selling their loved ones' organs and dumping the bodies in the swamp, they ask the old witch, Haggis, to invoke the demon's wrath and avenge their desecrated kin. Summoned from the mummified remains of Ed Harley himself, the creature proceeds to wreak havoc upon any and all who get in its way. After twenty years in limbo, Pumpkinhead has finally returned to settle the score.
Superman collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Contains all four Superman movies.
Pumpkinhead 4. Blood feud ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The blood feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys had been raging for decades. When Jodie Hatfield falls in love with Ricky McCoy, her two brothers' brutal attempt to break their engagement leads to the accidental death of Ricky's kid sister. Ignoring the ghostly warnings of Ed Harley himself, Ricky calls upon Pumpkinhead to avenge his kin by wiping out the Hatfields for good.
Prince and the pauper ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.
Superman II the Richard Donner cut ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
With Jor-El in recently discovered key scenes and different Lois Lane scenes to unmask Clark Kent as Superman, this Superman II is an eye-opening alternate experience. Now, for the first time, director Richard Donner's never-before-seen vision is here.
Underground ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 26 libraries worldwide
An epic tale about love, friendship, betrayal, manipulation and lies, set against the backdrop of the the past fifty years in Yugoslavia. Follows the antics of two con-men. One hides his friend and many others, in a cellar to save them from the Gestapo, but neglects to tell them of the war's end, profiting from their arms-making industry until they finally break free to find some things never change. This is a broad, noisy black farce about a country that no longer exists.
The Christopher Reeve Superman Collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
[Superman] Scientist Jor-El builds a spaceship to send his infant son, Kal-El, away from the doomed alien planet of Krypton. The child lands on Earth where he is discovered by farmers, Jonathan and Martha Kent, who raise him as their son and name him Clark. As he grows, Clark discovers he has superhuman abilities and vows to protect his adopted homeworld. Clark maintains his secret identity as a newspaper reporter in the city of Metropolis, but helps mankind under the legendary guise of Superman, the man of steel.
The marksman ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
An espionage movie in which the U.S. is tricked into targeting an 'armed' nuclear reactor captured by Chechen rebels, but a Special Ops team, led by Wesley Snipes, figures a way to stop disaster from happening.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure films B-2 bomber Battles Boys Class reunions Computer programmers Criminal behavior Defense information, Classified Demonology Drama Drug traffic Edward--VI,--King of England,--1537-1553 Escapes Espionage False imprisonment Fantasy films Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film sequels Films for the hearing impaired Good and evil Heroes Historical films Horror films Impostors and imposture Infiltration (Military science) Lane, Lois (Fictitious character) Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Poor children Princes Revenge Science fiction films Special operations (Military science) Spy films Superman (Fictitious character) Superman films Superman films Swashbuckler films Terrorists Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Air Force Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Weapons
Multiple languages (4)
Greek, Modern (2)
No Linguistic content (1)