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Carroll, Gordon 1928-2005

Overview
Works: 72 works in 314 publications in 6 languages and 9,789 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film sequels  Folk-rock music  Motion picture music  Science fiction films  Horror films  Fiction  Western films  Music 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gordon Carroll
Cool hand Luke by Robert Drivas ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucas Jackson is a man who refuses to be nailed down, conform to rules and regulations, or fit into society, and now, he's on a chain gang. He's a likable enough guy, always smiling, always ready for a little fun. He eats 50 hard-boiled eggs on a bet and collects all the money in the camp. He's more or less like the people he hangs around with, except he won't be pushed. He knows his own mind. This makes him the only prisoner with guts enough to talk back to the bosses and the only one with nerve enough to escape. That Luke, he's a cool hand
Alien by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. Each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left
AVP Alien vs. Predator by Paul Anderson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The discovery of an ancient pyramid buried in Antarctica sends a team of scientists and adventurers to the frozen continent. There, they make an even more terrifying discovery; two alien races engaged in the ultimate battle. The only certainties - it will be bloody and the winner of this battle will not be human
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Billy The Kid's oldest friends is now a sheriff and has vowed to hunt him down
Red heat ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Moscow's toughest detective. Chicago's craziest cop. There's only one thing worse than making them mad-- making them partners."--Container
Alien³ by David Fincher ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sole survivor after her shuttle craft crashes on a lice infected planet in a distant solar system, Warrant Officer Ripley finds herself in an all-male maximum security prison facility. But Ripley has brought another unwelcome visitor to Florina 161, whose inhabitants have no advanced technology or weapons to fight when the Alien once again goes on the attack
Blue Thunder by John Badham ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control
Alien resurrection by Jean-Pierre Jeunet ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellen Ripley died fighting the perfect predator. Two hundred years and eight horrific experiments later, she's back. A group of scientists has cloned her- along with the alien queen inside her- hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the resurrected Ripley must team up with a band of smugglers, including a mechanic named Call, who holds more than a few surprises of her own
Aliens by James Cameron ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sole survivor of the space team in 'Alien' (1979) goes back with another team to the mystery planet, and finds more monsters
The best of times by Roger Spottiswoode ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Dundee dropped the ball and because of this his football team lost the match, and he lost his self respect. 13 years later he arranges a replay, with all the original players (now overweight and out of shape) Does history repeat itself or can Jack, at last, be hero of the day
The April fools by Stuart Rosenberg ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard Brubaker is a newly promoted man trapped in a loveless marriage. Catherine's marriage would be ideal if her husband weren't a womanizer. When Howard and Catherine meet at a trendy party for New York's corporate elite, they decide to escape and explore the city instead. Soon the pair find themselves falling in love and deciding to run off to Paris. All they have to do now is tell their spouses
Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid original soundtrack recording by Bob Dylan ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alien³ ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Ripley is the only survivor when her spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, an area inhabited by former inmates of the planet's prison. Ripley fears an Alien was aboard her ship and soon evidence begins to appear. Without modern technology, she must lead the inmates into battle with the horrible creature
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chisum: Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war--www.imdb.com
Alien triple pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alien³: after her spaceship crashes on a planet inhabited by former prisoners, Ripley discovers that there was an Alien aboard the ship and she must help the men destroy the creature
Stealth Blue thunder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stealth (ca. 121 min.): In the near future, the Navy develops a stealth fighter plane. On board piloting the jet is an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat maneuvers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cool hand Luke has prison loner Luke Jackson wining the respect of his fellow inmates when he refuses to cower before the chain gang boss
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973): One of Billy The Kid's oldest friends is now a sheriff and has vowed to hunt him down
The story of Fulton Lewis, Jr. : praised and damned by Booton Herndon ( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alien quadrilogy by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four movies tracing Ripley's battle against a deadly alien. In Alien, the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmisson from a desolate planet, and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. One by one, each crew member is slain until only one, Ripley, is left to do battle with the alien. In Aliens, Ripley returns with a group of space marines to the world where she first encountered the alien on a rescue mission for the colonists there. In Aliens 3, Ripley is the lone survivor when her crippled spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Ripley's fears that an Alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when the mutilated bodies of ex-cons begin to mount. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley must lead the men into battle against the terrifying creature. She soon discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the horrific creature, but herself as well. In Alien Resurrection, Two hundred years after Ripley died fighting the perfect predator, she is back. She has been cloned along with the queen inside her
 
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Carroll, Charles Gordon 1928-2005
Carroll, Charles Gordon III
Languages
English (215)
Spanish (10)
French (5)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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