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Riesner, Dean 1918-2002

Overview
Works: 155 works in 411 publications in 8 languages and 6,659 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Police films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Television mini-series  Fiction  Film adaptations  Gangster films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Interviewee, Printer, Producer, Performer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Dean Riesner
Dirty Harry by Don Siegel( Visual )

89 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violently inclined San Francisco police inspector is the only cop who is able to arrest a rooftop sniper. When the man is released through lack of evidence, he takes private revenge
Play Misty for me by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A radio disc jockey becomes the victim of psychotic obsession when he tries to end a torrid love affair with a fan
The Enforcer by William Robert Daly( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Detective Harry Callahan stops a liquor store hostage standoff in his own no-nonsense way, he gets busted back to personnel. But not for long. When terrorists rob an arms warehouse and go on a blood-soaked extortion spree, San Francisco's leaders quickly seek out Callahan"--Container. This is the third of five Dirty Harry films. Tyne Daly co-stars as Harry's new partner
Sudden impact by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Harry Callahan has a new partner, Inspector Kate Moore, who has two jobs: tracking down a band of armed-and-wacko terrorists and winning Harry's confidence
Rich man, poor man( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first-ever dramatic miniseries to appear on American television spans decades and generations to trace the epic story of the Jordache family from 1945 to the late 1960s
Coogan's bluff by Don Siegel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beguiled: A wounded soldier finds shelter in an all-girls academy during the Civil War
Charley Varrick by Don Siegel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley Varrick is a small-time crook who outfoxes the mob and makes a desperate run for the Mexican border and safety
The fighting 69th( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudden impact: Responding to cries of police brutality, Harry Callahan's bosses send him on an out-of-town assignment, tracking a traumatized rape victim who coldly guns down her bygone attackers
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beguiled: A wounded soldier finds shelter in an all-girls academy during the Civil War
Paris holiday( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Hope, who conceived the story and produced the film, plays Robert Hunter, an actor travelling to Paris to purchase a screenplay, only to find himself mixed up with counterfeits. While Hunter has his eye on diplomat Ann McCall (Hyer), a sexy spy named Zara (Ekberg) has her eye on the screenplay
The outer limits. the original series( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
Dirty Harry collection by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all 5 Dirty Harry movies and 1 Dirty Harry bonus disc
The Helen Morgan story( Visual )

2 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Helen Morgan, the grand dame of torch singers during the Roaring Twenties in Chicago
Arthur Hailey's The Moneychangers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adaptation of Arthur Hailey's bestselling book is a tale of power and greed in the banking business. Two ambitious vice presidents become rivals when an imminent board room vacancy arises. It is the story of how absolute power corrupts absolutely
Fatal beauty( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rita Rizzoli is a hard-as-nails, wise-crackin' undercover cop who wages a blistering personal war against a ruthless, Los Angeles drug ring in this action-packed comedy
The Dirty Harry series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all 5 Dirty Harry movies
Dirty Harry collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all five Dirty Harry movies
Brass Bancroft of the secret service mysteries collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronald Reagan did time as a federal employee 40 years before becoming U.S. President. In 4 fast-paced B-movies, Reagan was Lt. 'Brass' Bancroft, a stalwart Secret Service agent who risked life and limb to bring to justice illegal alien smugglers, counterfeiters and enemy spies. Includes Secret Service of the Air, Code of the Secret Service, Murder in the Air, and Smashing the Money Ring
The fighting 69th (1940) : shooting script by Norman Reilly Raine( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Dean, Dinky 1918-2002

Dean Riesner Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1918-2002)

Dean Riesner amerikansk manusforfattar

Dean Riesner amerikansk manusförfattare

Dean Riesner amerikansk manusforfatter

Dean Riesner amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Dean Riesner guionista estadounidense

Dean Riesner scénariste américain

Dean Riesner sceneggiatore statunitense

Dinky Dean 1918-2002

Franklin, Dean 1918-2002

Franklin, Dinky 1918-2002

Reisner Dean 1918-2002

Reisner, Dinky 1918-2002

Riesner, Dean 1918-2002

Riesner, Dean Franklin.

Riesner, Dinky 1918-2002

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Play Misty for meSudden impactRich man, poor manCoogan's bluffCharley VarrickDirty Harry collectionThe Helen Morgan storyDirty Harry collection