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Farrow, John 1904-1963

Overview
Works: 185 works in 486 publications in 8 languages and 8,739 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Romance films  Epic films  Comedy films  Film noir  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Producer, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Farrow
 
Most widely held works by John Farrow
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,485 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. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Hondo by John Farrow( Visual )

27 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hondo Lane, a dispatch rider for the cavalry, encounters Angie Lowe, a woman living alone with her young son in the midst of hostile Apache territory. She presumes she is safe because the Apaches, under their chief Vittorio, have always left them alone. Later Hondo has a run-in with Angie's good-for-nothing husband and is forced to kill him. When Vittorio captures Hondo to save his life, Angie tells the Apache chief that he is her husband. In order to protect her from a forced marriage with one of the Apaches, Hondo reluctantly goes along with the lie
Damien, the leper by John Farrow( Book )

47 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the heroic priest who gave his life working for the lepers in the Hawaiian Islands
Pageant of the popes by John Farrow( Book )

24 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has succeeded (by concentrating on what is really significant) in condensing into a single, continuous narrative, simple, readable and packed with interesting detail, all the most important material from the monumental standard histories, which run to about 100 volumes and to more than five million words
The story of Thomas More by John Farrow( Book )

14 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big clock( Visual )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
His kind of woman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and French and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort, $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect
Wake Island( Visual )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault."
Where danger lives by John Farrow( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where danger lives: Jeff Cameron, a young intern at the beginning of his career, who links his destiny to that of a patient who is brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Jeff dumps the secure, rather plain nurse Julie, for the passionate but perplexing Margo. Confused and caught up in Margo's deceptions, Jeff loses his sense of reality and finds himself fleeing with her for the Mexican border
The sea chase( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and French and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German naval officer Karl Ehrlich loves his country and hates Hitler. As World War II erupts, Ehrlich defies orders and takes his freighter on a fox-and-hound pursuit from the Germans and the British
Plunder of the sun( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American insurance investigator Al Colby is hired to smuggle a package out of Havana and into Oaxaca, Mexico. When the man who hired him is murdered aboard ship, Colby decides to find out what he is carrying and why it is worth killing for
Classic Western round-up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man from the Alamo: A soldier delegated to escape the Alamo, the famous besieged fort, is labeled a coward and a deserter, and instead of defending himself, he sets out to gain revenge on a band of renegades
Copper Canyon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days after the Civil War, Johnny, a vaudeville sharpshooter, tries to outrun his past as a hero in the Confederate Army. But when some ex-Confederate miners need protection from Unionists and corrupt lawmen who run Copper Canyon, Johnny decides to fight for justice. Along the way he wins the heart of a local beauty
Wake Island To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island: A handful of U. S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Seven poems in pattern by John Farrow( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life
John Paul Jones( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film features the epic story of the man and the battle cry that shaped American history
The George Sanders Saint movies collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Debonair thief-turned-detective Simon Templar circles the globe to solve cases with charm and cunning in a series of fast-paced RKO films (1939-41) full of clever banter and cleverer twists based on stories by best-selling author Leslie Charteris"--Container
Commandos strike at dawn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norwegians in a fishing village resist Nazi occupation with help from British commandos
War collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake Island : Based on the true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Farrow, John 1904-1963

Farrow, John V. 1904-1963

Farrow, John V. (John Villiers), 1904-1963

Farrow John Villiers 1904-1963

Ioannes Farrow

John Farrow Australisch filmregisseur

John Farrow australischer Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

John Farrow ralisateur amricain

John Farrow regista statunitense

Villiers Farrow, John 1904-1963

Фэрроу, Джон

جان فارو فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان استرالیایی

존 패로

ジョン・ファロー

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