WorldCat Identities

Blinn, William

Overview
Works: 249 works in 482 publications in 6 languages and 12,104 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  History  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Rock films  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Musical films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Producer, Binder
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Blinn
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

55 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,389 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
Starsky & Hutch by Todd Phillips( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1970s Bay City, two undercover police detective, Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson and Dave Starsky, always seem to get the toughest cases from their boss, Captain Dobey. They rely on their street informer Huggy Bear and race to the scene of the crimes in their souped-up 1974 Ford Torino hot rod. The two are on their first big case which involves a former college campus drug dealer who has gone on to become a white collar criminal dealing in a new "undetectable" form of cocaine
Purple rain by Albert Magnoli( Visual )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,448 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 1,352 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 )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 1,129 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 870 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. This story of Billy Piper becomes a powerful tale of two men's undying friendship, of a murder and a fight for justice--[cover]
Roots( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots: the gift (an expansion of the Roots saga with a Christmas theme three years after Kunta Kinte's first unsuccessful attempt to escape slavery) has Kunta Kinte and Fiddler desperately leading runaways through a network of safe havens to a getaway boat. As the boat fills there's room for one more passenger. A choice must be made; a Mandinka warrior can never abandon his friend
Starsky & Hutch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 132 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 111 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 103 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
Starsky & Hutch( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 99 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
Fame( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 73 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
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 57 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 55 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 )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 55 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 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
Starsky & Hutch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 53 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
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
 
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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

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