Bill Lancaster
American screenwriter
Bill Lancaster
William 'Bill' Henry Lancaster was an American screenwriter. He was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Burt Lancaster and Norma Anderson. He developed polio at an early age, leaving one of his legs shorter than the other. In 1973, Lancaster played the role of "King", the boyfriend of a murdered college coed in The Midnight Man, a mystery film starring and co-directed by his father, released in 1974.
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Fair Lawn All-Sports Award Winners Recognized
Fair Lawn Patch - over 4 years
The Fair Lawn All-Sports hosted its annual awards ceremony on Thursday, June 14 at the Fair Lawn Athletic Club. Approximately 100 people were in attendance including Fair Lawn Mayor Jeanne Baratta, Deputy Mayor John Cosgrove, Councilman Kurt Perluso and Borough Manager Thomas Metzler.  Scholarship Chairman Don Oliver was the Master of Ceremonies and Baseball Chairman Jack Susser presented awards to various recipients. Fair Lawn All-Sports President Jeff Mazzola also provided remarks during this special occasion. Scholarship and sportsmanship awards were given out to several current and former Fair Lawn All-Sports participants. Long-time sponsors Reiner & Company, Ness Pizza, the Cosmos Club and the American Legion were honored. Keith Brown, Roddy Hughes, Reid Fader and Ken Marks were also honored for their many years of excellent volunteer service with the Fair Lawn All-Sports Association. The affair was delightfully catered by Caputo’s Catering. FAIR LAWN ALL-SPORTS AW ...
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Baptist behavioral health facility set to open by January - The Commercial Dispatch
Google News - over 5 years
"(Willowbrook) is 20-something years old," said Bill Lancaster, assistant administrator for support services at the hospital. "It was time for an update." It will also be more aesthetically pleasing, featuring updated furniture and artwork
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Design on a Dime - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
“Our Web design certificate is a comprehensive program geared for entry-level positions within the Web design community and consists of six affordable classes that can be taken at the student's convenience,” said Bill Lancaster, faculty leader for the
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From the pages of Rob Vanstone - Regina Leader-Post
Google News - over 5 years
"Ronnie was a quarterback at 10 years old,'' said Bill Lancaster, Ron's brother. "My mother tells the story where he came home and said,'They've got me at some position called quarterback. I don't know what to do, but that's where they put me
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Za wszelką cenę - TVP
Google News - over 5 years
W 1993 r. na terenie francuskiej Sahary zaginął podczas lotu z Londynu do Kapsztadu znany i ceniony pilot, Bill Lancaster. Miał zamiar pobić rekord prędkości na tej trasie. Wojsko nie chce go szukać, nie ma na to środków, bo jest zajęte zbuntowanymi
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Marion Cotillard i Guillaume Canet zakochani w pod niebem Sahary / Materiały ... - Dziennik
Google News - over 5 years
Na początku lat 30. nad Saharą rozbił się brytyjski lotnik Bill Lancaster. Zmumifikowane ciało pilota odnaleziono dopiero po prawie trzydziestu latach. "Niebo nad Saharą" jest fikcyjnym zapisem poszukiwań Lancastera przez jego ukochaną Marie
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Niebo nad Saharą ** - Gazeta.pl
Google News - over 5 years
W roku 1933 podczas lotu z Londynu do Kapsztadu ginie słynny pilot Bill Lancaster, ale francuska armia nie ma czasu na poszukiwania jednostki, choćby wybitnie utalentowanej, bo zajęta jest rozprawianiem się z buntowniczymi Tuaregami
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Cinema e vídeo - Diário de Marília
Google News - over 5 years
Hoje, às 20h15, no Clube de Cinema Bill Lancaster, famoso piloto inglês, desaparece no deserto durante uma tentativa de record na travessia entre Londres eo Cabo. Sua amante, a aviadora aventureira Marie Vallières de Beaumont, tem uma única obsessão:
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Cinema e vídeo - Diário de Marília
Google News - over 5 years
Bill Lancaster, famoso piloto inglês, desaparece no deserto durante uma tentativa de record na travessia entre Londres eo Cabo. Sua amante, a aviadora aventureira Marie Vallières de Beaumont, tem uma única obsessão: encontrá-lo. Dir
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William Waddell - Daily Dunklin Democrat
Google News - over 5 years
Pallbearers are Bill Lancaster, Brian Lancaster, Roy Morales, Louis Tijernia, Jody Baugus, Justin Morales, Matthew Tijernia and Chad Morales. Honorary pallbearers are Robin Waddell, Lisa Lancaster, Jennia Tijernia, Cecilia Waddell, Paula Waddell and
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How film's one-liners lost their innocence with Apocalypse Now - The Guardian
Google News - almost 6 years
The 1980s also saw a trend towards the vernacular, spearheaded by Bill Lancaster's dialogue for The Thing, in which characters reacted not with philosophical musings about hills of beans or, "We'll always have Antarctica", but by uttering the sort of
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Queen of Daytime TV relinquishes throne — for now - News@Northeastern
Google News - almost 6 years
Communication studies lecturer Bill Lancaster assesses the impact of Oprah Winfrey, who has dominated daytime television for 25 years. Getty images. After dominating daytime television for 25 years, Oprah's beloved talk show ends today, allowing her to
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Ask 411 Movies for 05.09.11: Weep Not For This Column Argentina! - 411mania.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Screenwriter Bill Lancaster in the son of actor Burt Lancaster and he based Buttermaker's grumpy personality on his father. The movie was followed by Bad News Bears in Breaking Training, Bad News Bears Goes to Japan a short-lived television series and
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FILM REVIEW; The Kids Are All Right; The Coach Has Problems
NYTimes - over 11 years
Is there a movie role Billy Bob Thornton can't pull off? In Richard Linklater's enjoyable remake of Michael Ritchie's equally entertaining, considerably harder-edged 1976 comedy, ''The Bad News Bears,'' Mr. Thornton plays a womanizing drunk named Morris Buttermaker. Ornamented with tattoos and sporting a salt-and-pepper goatee, Buttermaker earns
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A Huge, Boat-Hurdling Carp Is No Mississippi Fish Story
NYTimes - over 14 years
Five miles west of downtown Tunica, over the grassy levee that keeps the floods out of town, the fishermen who had gathered by the banks of the Mississippi were telling tales of crazed fish as big as hound dogs that leap out of the water and hit boaters on the head. ''This year there's a gang of them coming into the boats,'' said John Robertson,
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Proud to Be a Virgin
NYTimes - over 22 years
"Look at me, I'm Sandra Dee, lousy with virginity," sang Stockard Channing, the cool fast girl taunting goody-two-shoes Olivia Newton-John in the 1978 movie "Grease," and teen-age virgins in the audience heard the movie's message all too clearly: If you want to win the man you love, stop being such a stiff. Get out of that fluffy sweater and into a
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Review/Television; The Adventures of Geraldo Rivera
NYTimes - over 24 years
Geraldo Provoked! Geraldo Strikes Back! Geraldo on Top! Geraldo Busted! Geraldo Booked! Geraldo Bailed Out! Geraldo Cleared! Geraldo Tells All! If you haven't heard enough of Geraldo Rivera's latest accomplishment, don't despair. Details are available today on the premiere of another season of "Geraldo," the talk show that makes other talk shows
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'THE THING,' HORROR AND SCIENCE FICTION
NYTimes - over 34 years
JOHN CARPENTER'S ''The Thing'' is a foolish, depressing, overproduced movie that mixes horror with science fiction to make something that is fun as neither one thing or the other. Sometimes it looks as if it aspired to be the quintessential moron movie of the 80's - a virtually storyless feature composed of lots of laboratoryconcocted special
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Bill Lancaster
    FORTIES
  • 1997
    Age 49
    Died on January 4, 1997.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1973
    Age 25
    In 1973, Lancaster played the role of "King", the boyfriend of a murdered college coed in The Midnight Man, a mystery film starring and co-directed by his father, released in 1974.
    More Details Hide Details Lancaster's best known work is his adapted screenplay for John Carpenter's The Thing. He also penned the original screenplays for The Bad News Bears films. He is featured in the documentary The Thing: Terror Takes Shape, found on the collector's edition DVD of The Thing. Lancaster states that he did not think Who Goes There? was a "great" story, but that he responded to the tale's sense of claustrophobia and paranoia. The documentary is dedicated to him because of his death shortly after it was filmed. Lancaster was married to Kippie Kovacs, daughter of the comedian Ernie Kovacs. They had one child, daughter Keigh Lancaster. Lancaster died at the age of 49 due to cardiac arrest.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1947
    Born
    Born on November 17, 1947.
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