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Poe, James 1923-1980

Overview
Works: 120 works in 372 publications in 7 languages and 8,422 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Poe
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber
Lilies of the field by Ralph Nelson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mientras recorre el desierto de Arizona, Homer Smith, un trabajador itinerante, conoce a cinco monjas que viven en una situación muy precaria. Tras reparar las goteras del granero de la congregación, Homer se encuentra con que la Madre Superiora no sólo no piensa pagarle ese trabajo, sino que además quiere que le construya gratis una capilla. Retrato de la vida rural norteamericana
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter
The Bedford incident ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nerve-racking suspense surrounds The Bedford incident, the tale of a U.S. naval vessel on a routine NATO patrol that ends up in a freakish showdown with a Russian submarine"--Container
Last train from Gun Hill by John Sturges ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of U.S. Marshal Matt Morgan is raped and murdered. The killers leave behind a distinctive saddle, that Morgan recognizes as belonging to his old friend Craig Belden, now cattle baron in the town of Gun Hill. Belden is sympathetic, until it transpires that one of the murderers is his own son Rick, whom he refuses to hand over. Morgan is determined to capture Rick and take him away by the 9.00 train; but he is trapped in the town alone, with Belden and all his men now looking to kill him
The gathering ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For years, hard-driving businessman Adam Thornton neglected his family. Now, with a diagnosis of only weeks to live, Adam arranges a Christmas reunion - but not even the season of miracles can heal longtime emotional wounds
The big knife by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hollywood superstar Charlie Castle has it all ... except a way out. When he tries to leave show business, his tyrannical studio boss Stanley Hoff blackmails him with a lethal, covered-up secret that could land him in jail. A loose-lipped starlet also knows too much, and when she starts talking, Hoff plans murder."--Container
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
Attack! ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Lieutenant Joe Costa learns that his men died because the commander, Captain Cooney was too much of a coward to join the fight, Costa issues a serious warning: Don't let it happen again! But Cooney's cowardice forces Costa into a fateful choice: continue to risk to lives of his men...or take the life of the captain
Ralph Nelson's lilies of the field ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A free-spirited ex G.I. (Poitier) stumbles upon five refugee nuns in Arizona and helps them build a chapel
Summer and smoke by Peter Glenville ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From childhood, Alma has loved John Buchanan. Repressed by the pressure of a minister father and a mother who has never recovered from a nervous breakdown, she keeps these feelings bottled up. Her life becomes unbearable when John returns from medical school and takes up with the sultry Rosa, the daughter of the casino owner who is as open and willing as Alma is shy and repressed
Toys in the attic ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two spinster sisters who are living out their lives in the old, rundown family home in New Orleans try to hold onto their younger brother, the only source of excitement in their otherwise dreary lives
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sandpiper: A repressed minister with a devoted wife must come to terms with his adulterous feelings for a beautiful, free-spirited woman
Scandal sheet ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fuller's acclaimed novel "The Dark Page" was the source for this tense drama which featured Broderick Crawford as an egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in protégé and star reporter Steve McCleary (John Derek), whose investigation into a "lonelyhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past"--Container
Tennessee Williams film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features several of Tennessee Williams' classic films and a documentary on his life
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cat on a hot tin roof (1958): A drama of the problems of a wealthy but decadent family in the South
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and, Last train from Gun Hill ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral: Lawman Wyatt Earp and gunfighter John 'Doc' Holliday team up to rid Tombstone, Arizona of the murderous Clanton gang. Last train from Gun Hill: U.S. Marshal Matt Morgan vows to bring the killer of his wife to justice; however, the suspect is a cattle baron's son and Matt's longtime friend
Lilies of the field by James Poe ( Book )
8 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riot ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While the warden of a state prison is away, the isolation block erupts and 35 of the most violent criminals stage a riot and take over their portion of the prison. Cully Briston, in for five years and awaiting his eventual parole, wants no part of the riot. He impulsively gets involved, defending a prison guard and protecting him from the maniacs in the block
 
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Alternative Names
Poe, James
Languages
English (147)
Spanish (19)
French (17)
German (14)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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