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Blinn, William

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Most widely held works by William Blinn
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

40 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Starsky & Hutch by Todd Phillips( Visual )

49 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two streetwise undercover detectives bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of a police snitch called Huggy Bear
Purple rain by Albert Magnoli( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince stars as "The Kid", a Minneapolis club musician, with a difficult homelife. Complications ensue with his struggle to reach stardom and his love interest with Apollonia, a young singer
Brian's song : screenplay by William Blinn( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The screenplay for the award-winning television drama about football star Brian Piccolo, who died at twenty-six after a seven-month battle against cancer
Brian's Song( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real-life drama about the friendship of Chicago Bears football players Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo, who died of cancer in 1970
A cold place in hell by William Blinn( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Salt Springs, on the Fourth of July, a young man took a bet - and ended up broken, battered and fighting for his life ... But Billy Piper didn't die. He just came back to haunt Salt Springs - with all the book learning he did during his convalescence, with all the love he had for a whore, with all the friendship he shared with an old cowboy who couldn't help see the difference between right and wrong
Roots( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Starsky & Hutch( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete second season of the popular 1970's detective show starring, Paul Michael Glaser as Starsky, David Soul as Hutch and Antonio Fargas as Huggy-Bear
Louis L'Amour's Shaughnessy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After refusing to throw a fight backed by a crooked promoter, a 19th century Irish immigrant and champion boxer is forced to flee New York City or die. As he journeys West, a bizarre twist of fate lands him in Haven, Kansas, where he'll have to use all his wits and both his fists to solve a murder and expose a conspiracy that threatens to destroy the entire town
Starsky & Hutch( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough Starsky and educated Hutch are plainclothes cops taking on dope dealers, muggers and other thugs, aided by their red 1974 Torino and informant Huggy Bear. Both bachelors' private lives play as interweaving threads in the drama
Starsky & Hutch( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino with the help of police snitch called Huggy Bear
Fame( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fame follows students as they pursue their dreams in the performing arts
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Eight is enough( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bradfords try to bolster their spirits for the holidays, since it's the first Christmas they'll be celebrating without Joan. While Cupid plays his games, the eight Bradford children mix humor and drama while confronting a host of life's timeless travails as well as some contemporary controversies
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Polly( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Polly chronicles the adventures of an orphan sent to Harrington, Alabama, to live with her aunt--a very wealthy and influential black woman in a small divided town. Aunt Polly is prim, proper and often cold toward her new charge. Despite many setbacks, Polly's 'gladness' game just might thaw the townsfolk and her aunt"--Container
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicken George is sent to England as payment for his owner's gambling debt. Fourteen years later, he returns to American a free man. The Civil War erupts, and the era of slavery draws to an end
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
 
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William Blinn Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

William Blinn amerikansk manusforfattar

William Blinn amerikansk manusförfattare

William Blinn amerikansk manusforfatter

William Blinn amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

William Blinn Screenwriter, television producer

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Starsky & HutchBrian's song : screenplayA cold place in hellStarsky & HutchRoots