WorldCat Identities

Lasky, Jesse L. Jr 1910-1988

Overview
Works: 141 works in 292 publications in 5 languages and 4,309 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical films  Interviews  Bible films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Producer, Commentator, Scenarist, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jesse L Lasky
 
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Love scene : the story of Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh by Jesse L Lasky( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samson and Delilah by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret. Produced in the glorious style that made the name C.B. DeMille virtually synonymous with Old Testament epics
The offer by Jesse L Lasky( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unconquered by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace-loving Chris Holden is a militiaman who buys and then frees beautiful indentured servant Abby Hale. When a supplier of illegal firearms covets Abby for himself, he sparks a vicious battle between an Indian tribe and a few brave colonists
Cecil B. DeMille's reap the wild wind by Thelma Strabel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea captain is locked in battle in 1840s Key West with lawyer Steve Tolliver for the affections of a beautiful ship owner. Tolliver attempts to prosecute the captain for the murder of a girl who was allegedly on board
Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin; his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
The buccaneer by Anthony Quinn( Visual )

2 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debonair pirate Jean Lafitte, who historically aided General Andrew Jackson against the British during the War of 1812, has been carrying on a discreet love affair with Annette Claiborne, the daughter of governor William Claiborne, who promises to pardon the pirate and his men
Chang : a drama of the wilderness( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot entirely in Siam, the film tells the story of a farmer and his family who have settled on a small patch of land on the edge of a jungle. The film shows their daily interaction with the host of wild animals that live around them - including elephants, buffalo, boars, tigers and leopards
Hell and high water by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist and his colleagues hire an ex-Naval officer to lead an expedition in an Alaskan submarine to stop a Russian anti-American conspiracy that could lead to World War III
Cecil B. DeMille's Union Pacific by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years later, as the first engine, piloted by engineer Monahan, leaves Cheyenne, the Union Pacific hires trouble shooter Jeff Butler to keep order on the railroad. Jeff is faced with Indian raids and the corruption of the men by whiskey and gambling, all engineered by Campeau and his accomplice, Dick Allen. Dick and Jeff are old army pals who now find themselves in competition for the affection of post mistress Mollie Monahan, the engineer's daughter. Some of the action sequences take their inspiration from 'The Iron Horse' (directed by John Ford), although DeMille added mayhem of his own with a spectacular train wreck and the destruction of a saloon
Cecil B. DeMille's Union Pacific( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Overseer Jeff Butler is hired by the Union Pacific to root out the saboteurs who have been launching savage attacks on the construction of the first transcontinental railroad."--Container
John Wayne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooster Cogburn: A deputy marshal helps a missionary bring justice to the Wild West
Out west by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old West was still there when the movies arrived. Cowboys and outlaws saw a heaven-sent chance to relive their youth--and get paid for it--by working in films
Back in the saddle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When pollution from a nearby copper mine poisons hundreds of cattle, Gene Autry, the courageous two-fisted ranch foreman, faces a heap of trouble from all sides"--Container
Salome by William Dieterle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biblical story of Salome and the fate of John the Baptist
Naked in a cactus garden by Jesse L Lasky( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirates of Tortuga( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British sea captain goes undercover to capture the notorious pirate Captain Henry Morgan
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ten commandments: Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this epic tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's household, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom
Dancing mothers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the 1920's flapper era, a wealthy family is torn apart when the wife discovers that her husband is cheating on her. The shock opens her eyes for the first time to the selfishness and shallowness of her daughter and husband
The world at war [and] Appointment in Tokyo( Visual )

in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The World at war (1942, b&w, 38 min., 35 sec.) / writer and producer, Samuel Spewack ; [director, Lowell Mellett ; narrator, Paul Stewart] ; produced by the U.S. Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures. Pictorial record, taken completely from news reels and captured enemy films, of the war and the trend toward war, 1931-1941. Shows the events in Asia and Europe that led to the attack on Pearl Harbor and American involvement
 
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Alternative Names
Jesse L. Lasky

Lasky, Jesse 1910-

Lasky, Jesse 1910-1988

Lasky Jesse Jr 1910-1988

Lasky Jesse L. 1910-1988

Lasky, Jesse L. 1910-1988 Jr

Lasky, Jesse L., Jr. 1910-1988

Lasky, Jesse Louis 1910-

Lasky, Jesse Louis 1910-1988

Джесси Л. Ласки-младший

Languages
English (103)

German (3)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Cecil B. DeMille's reap the wild windCecil B. DeMille's Union PacificOut west