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Blinn, William

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Most widely held works by William Blinn
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

39 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel about his African ancestors, that followed several generations in the lives of a slave family
Starsky & Hutch by Todd Phillips( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
Brian's song : screenplay by William Blinn( Book )

27 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,414 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
Purple rain by Albert Magnoli( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,383 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the deep friendship between Gale Sayers, black halfback for the Chicago Bears, and his white teammate, 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 885 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 Pipper didn't die. He cam back to haunt Salt Springs - with all the book learning he did during his convalescence, with all the love he had for a whore, and with all the friendship he shared with an old cowboy who couldn't help but see the difference between right and wrong
Roots : the complete collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots, the next generations follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
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 )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 107 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
Starsky & Hutch( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 89 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
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Fame( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 73 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
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 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
Eight is enough( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 52 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
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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 49 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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Alternative Names
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