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Ayres, Lew 1908-1996

Overview
Works: 240 works in 523 publications in 5 languages and 10,878 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Television programs  Screwball comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Television pilot programs  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )
79 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
Holiday by Philip Barry( Visual )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny gets engaged to the girl of his dreams, only to find out she's a millionaire's daughter whose father wants to be in control of their lives. Add to that a sister who is falling for Johnny, and he needs to decide who to marry and what to do
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
Battle for the planet of the apes ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this fifth and final Planet of the apes adventures, humans and apes battle for the supremacy of the Earth
The biscuit eater ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends are determined to turn a misfit hound into a hero. Featuring valuable lessons about honesty, friendship and fair play
Salem's Lot by Tobe Hooper( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Mears, a young novelist, returns home to Salem's Lot after many years, determined to write a book about the eerie old Marsten House which overlooks the town. After strange and unaccountable incidents, Mears becomes convinced that the source of the trouble is the evil Marsten House itself. This house and its present tenant become the center of an evil that threatens to destroy the entire town and everyone in it
Johnny Belinda by Jean Negulesco( Visual )
12 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Because of her disability, a deaf mute is known as "the dummy" on Cape Breton Island. Only the local doctor senses her innate intelligence. Then Belinda is raped and when she has the resulting baby, violence breaks out as the rapist returns to claim the baby
Kung Fu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kwai Chang Caine is a Shaolin monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emperor's nephew. The nephew had killed Caine's teacher in cold blood with a gun, like a coward. Caine flees to America both to escape retaliation and to search for his brother in order to settle down in this new land. However, he can not help but continually run into trouble from gunfighters and others as they oppress the innocent, while bounty hunters pursue the price on his head. Against this, he has his Kung-fu martial arts skill which proves to be devastatingly effective in this gun-dominated land
The dark mirror by Robert Siodmak( Visual )
14 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and German and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twin sisters are implicated in a Hollywood murder and a police detective must figure out if one or both were involved in the killing. A psychiatrist approached by the detective to help with the complicated case agrees to see them separately and is immediately attracted to one of them and fears the other one to be the killer, but he's worried that if he's wrong he could end up on a slab in the morgue himself
Battlestar Galactica by Michael Rymer( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's been 40 years since the 12 colonies of mankind have heard from their progeny, the Cylons -- robotic creatures who rose up and declared war on their masters, then disappeared. In a sudden, devastating strike, the Cylons return and lay waste to the colonies, aided by human-looking Cylon variants and an unwitting fifth columnist. The attack forces Commander William Adama to call into action his museum-piece warship, the Battlestar Galactica, and soon its company of hotshot fighter pilots is blasting away at the invaders. But their best efforts can't prevent the colonies' obliteration. Fleeing the Cylon genocide, the Galactica leads a rag-tag fleet of survivors on a lonely quest to find humanity's fabled 13th colony -- a planet known as Earth. The miniseries lead to the later television series
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A depiction of the wild life in Tinseltown's early days. A story about the ruthless tycoon who built a multi-million dollar empire. Includes a striptease performance atop a glittering chandelier that helped to break the Production Code
The Cary Grant box set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The awful truth: One of the best "screwball" comedies of the thirties, in which a separated couple do their best to spoil one another's love affair while awaiting their divorce
Dr. Kildare's strange case ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young doctor tries to help an unlucky brain surgeon and his insane patient
The kiss by Jacques Feyder( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman and is terrified of her husband's jealousy and anger. She is very much in love with a handsome young lawyer who decides to stop seeing her so that he does not add to her unhappiness by ruining her marriage. She then spends her time with a young family friend who has a crush on her. An innocent kiss goodbye as he leaves for college leads to tragedy
Donovan's brain ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The brain of a ruthless industrialist who is killed in a plane crash is stolen and kept alive by a scientist. The brain gradually takes control of the scientist and the scientist's wife must put a stop to the devious brain before it destroys the man she loves
Altars of the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the religions of the world, their history, practices commonalities and differences
Altars of the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the religions of the world, their history, practices commonalities and differences
Altars of the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the religions of the world, their history, practices commonalities and differences
Secret of Dr. Kildare ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Kildare comes to the aid of his supervisor and mentor Dr. Gillespie when he nearly collapses from exhaustion. It seems that Dr. Gillespie is working on a cure for pneumonia and asks Dr. Kildare for his help when the task proves to be beyond his physical limitations. While the older doctor recovers, Dr. Kildare has his hands full trying to find the cure for pneumonia, while treating a woman who has been struck down by a case of psychosomatic blindness
Altars of the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the religions of the world, their history, practices commonalities and differences
 
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Ayer, Lewis
Ayer Lewis 1908-1996
Ayre, Lewis Frederick 1908-1996
Ayres Lewis 1908-1996
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