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Encyclopedia > Black Sunday
Black Sunday
Author Thomas Harris
Country USA
Language English
Publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons
Released 1975
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 318
ISBN ISBN
This article is about the novel. For other meanings see Black Sunday (disambiguation).

Black Sunday is a 1975 novel by Thomas Harris. It was the first novel by Harris, who went on to write the Hannibal Lecter novels. Thomas Harris. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... G. P. Putnams Sons was a major United States book publisher based in New York City, New York. ... See also: 1974 in literature, other events of 1975, 1976 in literature, list of years in literature. ... A hardcover (or hardback or hardbound) book is bound with rigid protective covers (typically of cardboard covered with cloth or heavy paper) and a stitched spine. ... Black Sunday is both a book by Thomas Harris and a 1977 movie adaptation starring Robert Shaw and Bruce Dern. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... Thomas Harris. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Film adaptation

Main article:Black Sunday (film)

In 1977, a film was made based on the novel starring Robert Shaw and Bruce Dern and directed by John Frankenheimer. Black Sunday was y far the best book ever written in the 20th Century. This article is about the film. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... Robert Shaw as Quint in Jaws. ... Bruce MacLeish Dern (born Winnetka, Illinois, June 4, 1936) is an American actor. ... John Michael Frankenheimer (February 19, 1930 – July 6, 2002) was an American film director. ...


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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Black Sunday (1727 words)
Black Sunday is both a book by Thomas Harris and a 1977 movie adaptation starring Robert Shaw and Bruce Dern.
Black Sunday is also another triumphal soundtrack from musical conductor John Williams.
Black Sunday (Italian title: La maschera del demonio) is a 1960 horror film directed by Mario Bava, from a screenplay by Ennio De Concini and Mario Serandrei, based very loosely on Nikolai Gogol’s short story "Viy" (aka “The Vij”).
Black Sunday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (536 words)
Black Sunday is both a 1975 novel by Thomas Harris and a 1977 movie starring Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern and Fritz Weaver.
Michael Lander (played by Bruce Dern in the film) is a psychotic American Blimp pilot deranged due to years as a tortured prisoner of war in Vietnam, a failed marriage, and a bitter court martial.
Conspiring with a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September, Lander launches a nefarious plot to detonate a flechette-based bomb, housed in the undercarriage of a blimp, over a football stadium during the Super Bowl.
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