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Morris, John 1926-

Overview
Works: 209 works in 691 publications in 9 languages and 17,253 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Musical films  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Monster films  Biographical films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Performer, Musician, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Recording engineer, Producer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Morris
 
Most widely held works by John Morris
Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks( Visual )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Summoned by a will to his late grandfather's castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein soon discovers the scientist's step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse to life"--Container
Blazing saddles by Mel Brooks( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never give a saga an even break! Blazing Saddles is an iconoclastic, not-politically-correct parody; one of the 1970s most successful and popular films. Every clichéd element from every Western ever made is turned upside down and inside out, while retaining all the familiar caricatures--eh, characters--of the genre: a dance-hall girl, a gunslinger, a sheriff, and a town full of pure folk. Mel Brooks redefined film comedy, and proved that even sophomoric, scatological humor could be used to ridicule prejudice, injustice, and apathy
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

62 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The summer of 1963 innocent 17-year-old Baby vacations with her parents at a Catskill's resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny, the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny's pupil in dance and love
The producers by Susan Stroman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Low-rent Broadway producer Max Bialystock and his high-strung accountant Leo Bloom discover that, with the help of a few gullible investors, they can make more money on a flop than on a hit. Armed with the worst show ever written and an equally horrific cast, this double-dealing duo is banking on disaster. But when their sure-to-offend musical becomes a surprise hit, they find themselves in the middle of a Broadway blitzkrieg"--Container
History of the world, part 1 by Mel Brooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irreverent and funny presentation of events from world history from the Stone Age to the French Revolution
Spaceballs by Mel Brooks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody of epic science fiction movies, especially the original "Star wars" trilogy. Two space bums attempt to rescue a space princess from an assortment of space villains
High anxiety by Mel Brooks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a Harvard psychiatrist takes over the Psycho-Neurotic Institute for the Very, Very Nervous, he realizes his predecessor died under suspicious circumstances and when the good doctor is accused of murder, he must faces his own great fear in order to clear his name
The in-laws by Andrew Fleming( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dentist Sheldon Kornpett is a respectable man. He has a daughter who is about to marry the son of a very suspicious character, Vince Ricardo. Nonetheless, Vince calls on Sheldon and convinces him to go with him on a series of adventures, claiming all the while that he is a CIA agent, and that what he is doing is in national interest. Sheldon follows Vince to a South American country ruled by a very odd man, General Garcia, who talks to his hand. It seems that the dictator is involved in a scheme to counterfeit and undermine U.S. currency
Silent movie by Mel Brooks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A has-been movie director intends to make a comeback by making a silent movie, and in the process, save his film studio from a takeover by a New York-based conglomerate. The gags are written out in the form of subtitles
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two actors, Frederick and Anna Bronski, get caught up in Germany's invasion of Poland, a leaking of top secret information and an incredible plot to thwart the Nazis
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

63 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of John Merrick, a 19th century Englishman afflicted with a disfiguring congenital disease. With the help of a kindly doctor, he regains some of the dignity he lost during years as a side-show freak
The twelve chairs by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a former aristocrat who is now a Russian clerk under the new Soviet regime learns that his dying mother-in-law sewed a fortune of family jewels into one of twelve dining room chairs, he sets off across Russia to find it--with an opportunist, a priest and his former servant all in pursuit
Clue by Eileen Brennan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery
Scarlett : the sequel to Gone with the wind, the greatest love story ever told by Margaret Mitchell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and French and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic action-packed sequel of international scope to Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind
World War II : when lions roared( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the precarious relationship between Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin at a critical time when the final strategy for World War II hung in the balance
Ironweed by Hector Babenco( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's winter, 1938, in Albany, New York. The soup kitchens and flophouses are overflowing with homeless street people seeking food and refuge from the unforgiving cold. Francis Phelan wanders the streets, back in his hometown after 22 years, an aimless vagabond ready to confront the family he abandoned long ago. While sharing his whiskey with longtime "pal" Helen, Francis reveals the dark secrets of his past, the painful memories from which he once tried to escape ... but now must reconcile
Ray Bolger in All American : original Broadway cast by Charles Strouse( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucille Ball in Wildcat : a new musical by Cy Coleman( Recording )

7 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original cast Lucille Ball
The adventure of Sherlock Holmes' smarter brother by Gene Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sigerson Holmes, brother of Sherlock, plays super detective in a plot against Queen Victoria. Comedy
Coach( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football. His wife is not passionate about sports, which tends to frequently causes friction in their relationship. While Hayden often fits the stereotype of dumb jock (as do his co-workers Luther and Dauber), he sincerely cares about his friends and family, and tries his best to make things work out
 
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Blazing saddles
Alternative Names
John Morris Amerikaans componist

John Morris amerikansk komponist

John Morris amerikansk kompositör

John Morris compositeur américain

John Morris compositore statunitense

John Morris US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Джон Моррис

ג'ון מוריס

جان موریس آهنگساز آمریکایی

جون موريس

ジョン・モリス

約翰·莫里斯 (作曲家)

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