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Deeley, Michael

Overview
Works: 46 works in 242 publications in 5 languages and 6,467 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction films  Fiction  Case studies  Dystopian films  Legal drama  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S26, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michael Deeley
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
99 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rick Deckard prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically-made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human. This new version omits Deckard's voiceover narration, develops in slightly greater detail the romance between Deckard and Rachel, and removes the "uplifting" finale
Blade runner by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An alien being comes to Earth to colonize its water riches but instead becomes head of a large corporation and is gradually destroyed by the pleasures, the technology, and the richness of life on earth
The Italian job by Peter Collinson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fresh from prison, Charlie begins to work on a heist that will either set him up for life - or send him up forever. Charlie and his unruly lot of thieves take on the mob, the police and the gridlocked traffic of Turin to rob a heavily armed shipment of gold bullion
Murphy's war ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irish merchant seaman Murphy (Peter O'Toole) is the sole survivor of a World War II German U-boat attack in tropical waters. Picked up by a French oil engineer, he is taken to a native village hospital. Upon recovering, he learns about a downed seaplane which he repairs and learns to fly. His plan: a personal vengeance on the submarine by destroying it with homemade Molotov cocktails. Murphy is drawn into a relentless struggle against the German boat; it is his private war
Conduct unbecoming by Michael York ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An attractive widow is assaulted, and the British Calvary Regiment must now choose between honor and justice"--Container
The deer hunter by Michael Cimino ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cimino's epic film about friendship chronicles the lives of three steelworkers and their friends, whose lives are irrevocably changed by a tour of duty in Vietnam. The film is renowned for the Russian roulette scenes
Improving competitiveness, views of two industry leaders : two papers presented to EPAC by Michael Deeley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blade runner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 2019. Man has developed the technology to create 'replicants, ' human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. Rick Deckard is an LAPD Blade Runner who prowls the steel and micro-chip jungle of the 21st century for the assumed humanoids. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when six replicants escape from an offworld colony to Earth. The replicants are to be terminated upon detection. Now, man's obsession with creating a begin equal to himself has back fired
Blade runner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future
Blade runner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future
Blade runner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future
My life in cult movies by Michael Deeley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Producer Michael Deeley, an urbane Englishman in Hollywood, had to fight wars to get movies such as: "The Deer Hunter", "Blade Runner", "The Italian Job", "Don't Look Now", "The Wicker Man", and "The Man Who Fell To Earth" made. This book looks at the true stories behind some of the greatest cult movies
Blade runner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 2019. Man has developed the technology to create 'replicants, ' human clones used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. Rick Deckard is an LAPD Blade Runner who prowls the steel and micro-chip jungle of the 21st century for the assumed humanoids. Originally in retirement, he is forced to re-enter the force when six replicants escape from an offworld colony to Earth. The replicants are to be terminated upon detection. Now, man's obsession with creating a begin equal to himself has back fired
Un trabajo en Italia = The Italian job ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narra la planificación y ejecución de un minucioso golpe preparado por una banda de ladrones para robar un cargamento de oro en las calles de Turín creando un gigantesco embotellamiento de tráfico. Charlie Croker sale de la cárcel dispuesto a dar el golpe del siglo con el más ingenioso de los robos; va a hacerse ni más ni menos con 4.000.000 de libras ante las mismísimas narices de la policía de Turín, para lo que va a contar con la ayuda del brillante criminal Mr. Bridger y de una banda de maleantes. El problema es que, con la policía y la mafia pisándole los talones, le resulta más fácil robar el dinero que sacarlo del país
Il cacciatore The deer hunter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tre amici, operai nelle acciaierie della Pennsylvania, partono per il Vietnam, vengono catturati dai vietcong (che li torturano con il rituale della roulette russa), ma riescono a fuggire: Michael sa rientrare nella vita (e rinuncerà ad uccidere un cervo durante una battuta di caccia); Steven si lascia sopravvivere in ospedale dopo aver perduto le gambe e aver scoperto che la moglie ha avuto un figlio da un altro uomo; Nick rimane a Saigon dove si è trasformato in un professionista della roulette russa. (Mereghetti)
Der Mann, der vom Himmel fiel ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in German and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Bewohner eines vom Wassermangel bedrohten Planeten kommt auf die Erde, um die Wasservorräte seinem Heimatstern nutzbar zu machen. Um Einfluß zu gewinnen, setzt er seine überirdischen Fähigkeiten ein und wendet die skrupellosen Geschäftsmethoden der Erdenbewohner an. Schnell gewinnt er Ansehen und Macht, diese kehrt sich jedoch im entscheidenden Augenblick gegen ihn. Ohne Aussicht auf Rückkehr versinkt er in Lasterhaftigkeit. Eigenwilliger Science-Fiction-Film mit einer Überfülle an Ideen, der seine ausgefallenen filmischen Mittel mit viel Geschick einsetzt. Eine bedenkenswerte Geschichte über die Chancenlosigkeit des Individuums in einer Gesellschaft des Konsums und der Konzerne. (Früherer Titel: "Der Mann, der auf die Erde fiel") (Lexikon des internationalen Films 2000/2001 (CD-ROM)
Blade Runner : The Director's Cut by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles in the year 2020. Most of Earth's population has left for outer space, with only the misfits and decadent sophisticates left behind to populate the planet. They are infiltrated by four laboratory-created creatures, "replicants", and it is up to super-cop Rick Deckard to eliminate them before they can eliminate him
Ein Aufstand alter Männer by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans une plantation de canne à sucre de Louisiane, un suprématiste blanc est assassiné. Un groupe d'ouvriers noirs âgés revendique son élimination
La Guerre de Murphy by Peter Yates ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A la fin de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, Murphy est le seul survivant de son équipage. Son sous-marin ayant été torpillé par les allemands, il échoue sur une île isolée. Il y rumine sa vengeance en imaginant toutes sortes de moyens de couler à son tour le sous-marin de l'ennemi. L'administrateur de l'île se joint à lui pour échafauder ses sombres plans."
 
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Lee, M.D.
Languages
English (188)
Spanish (10)
German (4)
French (4)
Italian (4)
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