WorldCat Identities

Maxwell, John 1875-1940

Overview
Works: 26 works in 103 publications in 3 languages and 1,691 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Spy films  Silent films  Made-for-TV movies  Crime films  Thrillers (Television programs) 
Roles: Producer, Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Maxwell
Blackmail( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Easy virtue] "After divorcing an abusive husband, an innocent woman makes a valiant effort at beginning her life anew, but she cannot escape the incidents surrounding her past"--Container
Murder! by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

15 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diana Baring is an actress who is caught standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. Even worse, she has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself. Though she desperately tries to recall anything that can help clear the fog from her mind, her amnesia is complete, as is the evidence against her. She is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. Only one person believes she is innocent, but can he prove it in time to save her?"--Container
Rich and strange by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

9 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The sorcerer's apprentice] An innocent boy becomes the pawn in a deadly circus game gone awry
The Manxman by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock's last silent film about two friends, a lawyer and a fisherman who fall in love with the same woman. She marries one, but she loves the other
The skin game : a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landed gentry defend family that is being evicted by tradespeople who have worked their way up from the lowest section of society
Alfred Hitchcock : the early years of the master of suspense( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ring: A local prizefighter loses everything after being defeated by a champion in the ring and embarks on a quest to set up a rematch-- and revenge
The Gold Coast handbook, 1928 by Gold Coast( Book )

13 editions published between 1923 and 1928 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock : the legend begins by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense thriller of a deserted house with a strange secret, ending in a smashing train wreck climax
Murder ; The lodger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder!: "Diana Baring is an actress who is found standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. She has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself, and is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. One person believes she is innocent and sets out to prove it
Juno and the paycock by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Juno and the paycock] "Set in Dublin during the Irish revolution. The story follows the troubles of a poor family, a lost inheritance, a betrayal that leads to murder, and an out-of-wedlock pregnancy."--Container
Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

9 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice White is the daughter of a shopkeeper in 1920's London. Her boyfriend, Frank Webber, is a Scotland Yard detective who seems more interested in police work than in her. Alice is invited by an artist to visit his studio. The man tries to rape her and she kills him with a knife to defend herself. A criminal sees the murder and he keeps the lady's glove from the crime scene in order to blackmail her. Frank is assigned to the murder case, and soon learns the killer's identity
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last perfect heist
Juno and the paycock ; Blackmail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno and the paycock: Set in Dublin during the Irish revolution, the story follows the troubles of a poor family, a lost inheritance, a betrayal that leads to murder, and an out-of-wedlock pregnancy. Blackmail: The girlfriend of a Scotland Yard detective kills an artist who has tried to rape her. The detective is assigned to the murder case, unaware that his girlfriend is both the killer and a victim of a blackmailer
The farmer's wife by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged widower sets out to choose a wife from the unattached women in the neighborhood. He and his housekeeper make a list of eligible females, whom he then pursues with interesting consequences
Alfred Hitchcock. the early years of the master of suspense( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skin game: A poor family must resort to blackmail to get their land back after a wealthy land developer buys the family estate at an auction
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

39 steps: Richard Hannay is on vacation in London when he meets a mysterious woman who tells him of a spy ring which she is trying to crack. She doesn't know the identity of the masterspy, but does know a few revealing details. Later she is murdered--before Hannay can learn anything more. His own life now in danger, Hannay sets out to solve a mystery
Elstree calling( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of 19 musical and comedy "Vaudeville" sketches presented in the form of a live broadcast hosted by Tommy Handley"--Internet Movie Database
Hitchcock showcase : the early years( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaica Inn ; Rich and strange( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alfred Hitchcock, the Early Years: Murder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diana Baring is an actress who is caught standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. Even worse, she has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself. Though she desperately tries to recall anything that can help clear the fog from her mind, her amnesia is complete, as is the evidence against her. She is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. Only one person believes she is innocent, but can he prove it in time to save her?"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
John Maxwell britischer Filmproduzent

John Maxwell Brits filmproducent (1877-1940)

John Maxwell producteur de cinéma britannique

John Maxwell productor de cine británico

John Maxwell produttore cinematografico inglese

Джон Максвелл

جان مکسول (تهیه‌کننده) تهیه‌کننده بریتانیایی

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