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Wendkos, Paul 1922-2009

Overview
Works: 205 works in 322 publications in 2 languages and 2,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Love stories  History 
Roles: Director, Performer, Producer, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Wendkos
A woman called Moses ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War
The complete Gidget collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presenting the big screen adventures of Gidget, the original queen of the Southern California beach scene
Guns of the magnificent seven by Herman Hoffman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gunfighter leads a team of the deadliest men in the West on a mission to free a peasant leader from a Mexican prison
Gidget ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gidget goes to the beach over her summer vacation and finds herself adopted as the mascot of a group of college boys who surf at Malibu. Romance and fun follow the group in all their beach shenanigans
Presumed guilty ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Bobby McLaughlin is wrongfully convicted of murder, his father begins a fierce struggle to free his son from prison. A chilling indictment of a faulty judicial system and an inspirational tale of love and reconciliation between father and son
Message from Nam ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paxton Andrews, an idealistic Southern beauty, becomes a war correspondent in Saigon when her college love is killed in Vietnam. Her column becomes an enormous success in the U.S., but her personal relationships continue to suffer the casualities of combat
The magnificent seven collection ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four classic Western movies
Attack on the iron coast ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Major James Wilson must lead his troops across the English channel in the D-day invasion of Normandy. He trains his regulars for the invasion knowing that many, if not all, may never suvive the assault. Captain Franklin is the British officer who opposed the plan and has a persona vendetta against WIlson. The two are thrown together on the same mission--they face overwhelming odds and a barrage of cannon fire from the Nazi stronghold on the Normandy coast"--Container
Gidget goes to Rome ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Gidget heads to Europe with boyfriend Moondoggie, and their best friends for a whirlwind vacation in Italy. Everything's a-ok except that Gidget's father asks a wartime buddy, Paolo Cellini, to keep an eye on his daughter. Gidget mistakes Cellini's kindly intentions for romantic ones and falls head-over-heels for the Italian dreamboat." -- Container
The ordeal of Dr. Mudd ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tragic story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who in 1865 was arrested and sentenced for his alleged complicity in the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Mudd's only crime was to set the broken leg of a stranger, who turned out to be John Wilkes Booth
Honor thy father by Paul Wendkos ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the rise and fall of the Bonanno empire and reveals the inside story of the kidnapping of Joe in 1964, the jailing of Bill in 1971 and the famous "Banana War." The brutal, intimate study of a Mafia family which includes the inside operations of the Mafia
Route 66 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two friends, Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock, set off across the country in their beautiful new Corvette convertible, they never imagined the series of adventures in which they'd find themselves. As they drive from town to town, helping anyone who needs it, they traverse the country along the often dangerous highway known as Route 66
The house on Skull Mountain The Mephisto waltz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Christophe family matriarch dies, her four grandchildren are summoned to the old woman's home for the reading of her last will. But this family's history is far darker than any of them could imagine, as they soon discover when mysterious forces begin killing the heirs one by one. Now it's up to the modern-day Christophes to discover the secrets of their voodoo-practicing ancestors before the family tree is cut off at the roots
Mephisto waltz by Paul Wendkos ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a failed musician-turned-journalist interviews a reclusive aging pianist, he doesn't realize he's being interviewed himself - to be the vessel for the satanist's dying soul. Back in a youthful body, the pianist plans for a long life in the spotlight, but when the journalist's wife realizes her husband's twice the man he used to be, she prepares to make his new life a living Hell
Good against evil ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A priest, in a desperate attempt to stop the marriage of a seeminly happy couple, tries his best to prove that the bride has been possessed by an unseen, evil force
Angel baby by Paul Wendkos ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"They're packing them in at the tent revival today. The young woman called Jenny Angel is preaching--and performing miracles of healing on the blind and the lame. Angel baby takes viewers inside the [Southern] evangelistic tent with its story of godly aspirations and human frailties. Salome Jens plays Jenny, who becomes a popular preacher on the tent revival circuit after being cured of muteness at a revival-- and becomes an innocent target of a moneyman eager to exploit her following. ... Burt Reynolds makes his feature debut ..."--Container
Cross of fire by Paul Wendkos ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is an explosive story of romance, revenge, and murder set in the 1920's. It is based on the true and powerful account of the rise and fall of the Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon D. C. Stephenson, a man whose struggle for power led him to corruption, cruelty and a passion for an unattainable woman
The Execution ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five women plot the demise of a sadistic Nazi doctor who brutally sexually abused them in a concentration camp during World War II
Gidget goes Hawaiian ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On vacation in Hawaii, Gidget conquers the boys on Waikiki with her looks and surfing prowess
The bad seed by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
 
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Alternative Names
Wendkos, Abraham Paul, 1922-2009
Languages
English (79)
Spanish (8)
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