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Encyclopedia > Randall Wallace

Randall Wallace is an American screenwriter, producer and director. He was Oscar nominated for the Best Original Screenplay with his script for Braveheart. He wrote or directed the following films: The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. ... Braveheart is an epic American motion picture released in 1995 based on the life of William Wallace, a national hero in Scotland. ...

He is next scheduled to write and direct an adaptation of Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... We Were Soldiers is a 2002 war film that dramatized the Battle of Ia Drang which took place in November 1965, the first major engagement of American troops in the Vietnam War . ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Pearl Harbor DVD Cover Pearl Harbor is the title of a war film released in the summer of 2001 by Touchstone Pictures. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... There have been several movies entitled The Man in the Iron Mask, all based on the final section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas, which was itself based on the 18th century legend of The Man in the Iron Mask. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Braveheart is an epic American motion picture released in 1995 based on the life of William Wallace, a national hero in Scotland. ... This article is about the year. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sonny Spoon was a detective program aired in the United States on the NBC television network in 1988. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Starman (1984; see also 1984 in film) is a science fiction film directed by John Carpenter which tells the story of an alien from another planet (Jeff Bridges) who has come to Earth in response to the invitation left of the gold phonograph record on the Voyager space probes. ... Stingray is the name of a short-lived NBC television series produced by Stephen J. Cannell that ran from 1986 to 1987. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hunter was a police drama television series starring Fred Dryer which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. ... It has been suggested that The Ayn Rand Collective be merged into this article or section. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ...


He graduated from E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, Virginia, attended Duke University and has a black belt in Karate. The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, US. The school, which officially became Duke University in 1924, traces its institutional roots to 1838. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


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Scottish History, William Wallace (1292 words)
From a vantage point overlooking the bridge William Wallace watched and waited until the English army of 5,000 had crossed Stirling bridge and with the bridge being crowded with troops he launched his attack with his entire force wiping out the entire bridgehead.
Wallace, who was fighting a guerilla war on the English invaders, planned an attack at Loudon Hill where the road on which Fenwicks convoy was travelling had to pass through a steep gorge.
Though not of noble birth William Wallace, by brutally slaying the Sheriff of Lanark in vengeance for the murder of Wallace's new bride and her servants, soon comes to embody the Scottish Nationalist cause.
'Braveheart' Scriptwriter Touts New Film Project (850 words)
Randall believes that Kieran embodies the best of the other characters he has written about because he fights for his country, sacrifices for the people he loves, and believes in his heart that all men deserve to be free.
Randall reveals that what made his father a real man was that he had the heart to face his enemies and the wisdom to recognize that the greatest battles were within himself.
Randall Wallace was born in Jackson, Tenn. Then he moved to Memphis where he has his earliest recollections of writing.
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