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Mankiewicz, Joseph L.

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All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
131 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critics see through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Guys and dolls by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Times Square is all a bustle with petty crooks, lazy cops, and especially, gamblers. Gamblers are everywhere, but Nathan Detroit--who maintains the "Oldest Established Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York"--Is short the $1000 he needs to secure a site for a fleet of big players coming into town. Nathan's other problem is his burlesque showgirl fiancée, Miss Adelaide. Her fourteen-year long engagement and Nathan's failure to give up the gambling racket as he promised have given her a permanent, psychosomatic cold. When Sky Masterson, with a reputation as a fast and loose bettor, arrives in New York Nathan devises a plan. Nathan bets Sky that Sky won't be able to convince Sergeant Sarah Brown, local Salvation Army Sergeant and goody two shoes extraordinaire, to go to Havana for dinner. Sky only has 24 hours to succeed or sacrifice the cash. What he doesn't count on is losing his heart as well. Thus, the die is cast, the fates engaged, as songs, dance, and old-fashioned gambling good fun ensue
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
113 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the life of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her loves and entanglements with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, a young widow moves with her daughter into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can't scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!
Suddenly, last summer by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death
Woman of the year by George Stevens ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
A letter to three wives ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slice of Americana about three women on a group vacation receiving a letter from a flirt who has run off with one of their husbands- but who leaves the wives guessing as to whose husband has been stolen
Fury by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A once decent man becomes ruthless and bitter when he's falsely accused of a crime and becomes a target for a lynch mob. He escapes, but refuses to let his survival be known, so his attackers can be charged with murder
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart), she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul
A Christmas carol ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The timeworn Dickens' story about the old merchant Scrooge and how his own disappointments in life shape his view that both life and men are not worthy of his notice or concern
The keys of the kingdom by John M Stahl ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young priest, Father Chisholm, is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese
People will talk by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relations with Mr. Shunderson
No way out by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young African-American doctor operates on two white brothers brought in for gunshot wounds, it sets off a chain of violent confrontations between a vicious psychopath, his gang and the black community. Includes original theatrical trailer
Sleuth by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wealthy mystery novelist Andrew Wyke invites lower-class hairdresser Milo Tindle to his elegant English mansion to discuss Milo's affair with Wyke's wife. But when Andrew proposes that Milo participate in a robbery scheme to benefit them all, the two rivals find themselves locked in an increasingly devious duel of wits and deceptions
More about All about Eve by Gary Carey ( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice's fantastic adventures lead her straight to some of the most memorable characters ever imagined, including the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, Humpty Dumpty, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. When Alice falls down a rabbit hole, she is transported to a magical world
The Spencer Tracy legacy a tribute by Katharine Hepburn ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
The quiet American by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about the Indochinese war, 1946-1954. A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. A love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress and a young American evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception
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Mankiewicz, Joseph
Mankiewicz, Joseph 1909-1993
Mankiewicz, Joseph L. (Joseph Leo), 1909-1993
Mankiewicz, Joseph Leo 1909-1993
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