WorldCat Identities

Jacobs, Alexander 1927-1979

Overview
Works: 66 works in 196 publications in 4 languages and 2,090 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Police films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  War films  Social problem films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Jacobs
Point blank by John Boorman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and German and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Alcatraz to divvy up the spoils from a robbery, thief Walker is instead shot point blank by his double-crossing friend Mal Reese and left to die while Reese takes off with Walker's wife Lynne and his $93,000. Resurrected, the stone-faced Walker returns to Los Angeles a couple of years later to seek revenge on Mal with the help of the enigmatic Yost and Lynne's sister Chris
Hell in the Pacific by John Boorman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and French and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During WWII two pilots, one American and one Japanese, crash on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must let go of their hostility and cooperate in order to survive, but will they?
French connection II by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

39 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle follows travels to Marseilles in pursuit of the heroin dealers who he hit, but failed to kill. He teams up with the gendarmes to hunt down the ringleader. Doyle is kidnapped by the heroin kingpin and while forced in captivity, he becomes an addict
The seven ups by Philip D'Antoni( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intense and violent thriller about a squad of special New York cops who shoot first and ask questions later as they bust up a ring of underworld hoods
Henrik Ibsen's An enemy of the people( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor wants to go public with his knowledge that the therapeutic springs that brought fame and commerce to his town are polluted, but the mayor and others are determined to stop him
The French connection ; French connection II : double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I. Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France. II. Gene Hackman returns in the role of hard-hitting detective Popeye Doyle who travels to Marseilles in pursuit of the heroin dealers he hit, but failed to kill in New York
The French connection I & II by William Friedkin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I. Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France. II. Gene Hackman returns in the role of hard-hitting detective Popoeye Doyle who travels to Marseilles in prusuit of the heroin dealers who he hit, but failed to kill in New York
The French connection by William Friedkin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider, won Best Picture Academy Award in 1971
Point Blank( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Point Blank( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meisterhafter, brutaler und kühler Thriller von John Boorman mit Lee Marvin in seiner besten Rolle
French connection II by Robin Moore( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sitting target( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convicted killer Harry Lomart and his fellow inmate escape from a London prison to seek vengeance against his enemies including his faithless wife
French connection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enemy of the people by George Schaefer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A respected doctor in a Norwegian health spa discovers that the therapeutic springs are polluted by effluent from a nearby tannery. He is determined to publish the truth and others are equally determined to stop him
The French connection II by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French Connection II : A New York detective attempting to break a narcotics smuggling ring is kidnapped and forced to become an addict. On his release he joins forces with French police hunting the criminals who kidnapped him
Duel dans le Pacifique = Hell in the Pacific by John Boorman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vers la fin de la guerre dans le Pacifique, un officier de marine japonais, rescapé d'un naufrage, s'est réfugié sur un atoll désert. Un matin, il voit un canot pneumatique échoué sur le rivage. Un soldat américain a débarqué à son tour ... Sur l'île déserte, les deux ennemis s'opposent bien vite pour la possession des vivres et de l'eau douce soigneusement recueillie par le Japonais depuis des semaines. Tour à tour, chacun des deux fait l'autre prisonnier, mais ne peut conserver longtemps l'avantage. Bientôt s'instaure un statu quo entre les deux hommes solitaires face à la nature sauvage
The seven-ups by Richard Posner( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Point Blank( )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infierno en el Pacífico( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supervivientes de una batalla naval, dos hombres, un soldado norteamericano y un oficial japonés, se encuentran solos en una isla desierta del Océano Pacífico durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial
A Quemarropa by John Boorman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walker es traicionado por su mejor amigo y su esposa cuando recibían en la abandonada prisión de Alcatraz la entrega de una gran cantidad de dinero. Dejándolo herido y dándolo por muerto, lo abandonan desangrado en una celda de la famosa penitenciaria. Años después, buscará venganza y su parte del botín; para ello intentará localizar a la pareja en la ciudad de Los Ángeles
 
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Hell in the Pacific
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Alternative Names
Alex Jacobs British screenwriter

Alex Jacobs guionista britànic

Alex Jacobs guionista británico

Alex Jacobs guionista británicu (1927–1979)

Alex Jacobs scénariste britannique

Alex Jacobs skenarist britanik

Alexander Jacobs roteirista britânico

Alexander Jacobs sceneggiatore britannico

Jacobs, Alexandre 1927-1979

Άλεξ Τζέικομπς

Джейкобс Александр

亞歷山大·雅各

Languages
English (91)

Spanish (13)

German (9)

French (8)