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Guillermin, John 1925-2015

Overview
Works: 153 works in 564 publications in 10 languages and 5,715 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Blaxploitation films  Action and adventure films  War films  Film noir  Disaster films  Horror films  Monster films 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Producer, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Guillermin
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( Visual )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
Agatha Christie's Poirot by Agatha Christie( Visual )

53 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
King Kong by John Guillermin( Visual )

64 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Big Apple is beseiged by the monstrous ape, King Kong. The gargantuan ape battles attacking aircraft high above the streets of New York and plunges to his death from the top of the World Trade Center
The blue max( Visual )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A low-born infantryman becomes a pilot during World War I, almost deliberately stepping on the sensibilities of his aristocratic comrades in the process. A national hero, he wins the Blue Max, the highest award that can be bestowed upon an aviator. His fame is exploited by a general, who tolerates the affair between the pilot and the general's wife. The canny general knows that, eventually, the pilot will become expendable, and a "heroic" death can be arranged
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

42 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of an astute American general and a high-ranking German officer, torn by the conflicting demands of his country and fellow countrymen, during the last days of World War II
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft: John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunk of the Black underworld's uptown territory
The tracker( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary tracker and Indian fighter is coaxed out of retirement to hunt down a crazed killer and self-appointed "Avenging Angel."
Guns at Batasi by John Guillermin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dedicated British soldier is caught in the midst of a revolution in Africa. When he is ordered to relinquish command to the native militia, he defies the orders and arms himself and his followers with a cache of weapons. When Regimental Sergeant Major Lauderdale learns of this defiance, he springs into action with all the authority at his command, knowing full well that he's the only thing that stands between order and ...massacre!
Sheena by John Guillermin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned in Zambuli territory, the blond Sheena is raised by a noble tribe and taught to communicate telepathically with all creatures. She gets a first-hand lesson in love from Vic Casey, a wisecracking TV journalist. In Africa for a story on a royal football player, Prince Otwani, Vic soon finds himself embroiled in a web of political intrigue. And when the evil prince decides to invade the Zambuli's land, it is up to Sheena to rescue Vic and save her idyllic kingdom
Skyjacked( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Minneapolis-bound commercial air flight is hijacked to Russia by a deranged war vet. All that stands between the terrified passengers and doom is the steely resolve of Captain Hank O'Hara
King Kong lives( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after his perilous fall from the towering skyscraper, Kong is revived through the miracle of modern medicine and is brought together with Lady Kong
Never let go( Visual )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A salesman's search for his stolen car becomes an obsession that affects his family and threatens his life
Tarzan's greatest adventure by John Guillermin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of diamond hunters are in Africa and kill a pair of villagers while stealing supplies for their excursion. With Tarzan on their trail, they won't get too far!
El Condor( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1860's Mexico, two escaped convicts who don't always agree let nothing stop their joint attempt to break into the Mexican national gold reserve fortress "El Condor."
Waltz of the toreadors by John Guillermin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Sellers stars as Leo Fitzjohn, a decorated general and prisoner of lust. His long-awaited rendezvous with sexy Ghislaine turns into a frolicking free-for-all when their love-making is hysterically interrupted by a lovesick lieutenant, a dysfunctional doctor, the General's nagging wife, and a team of drunken fox hunters
633 squadron Bridge at Remagen ; Devil's brigade( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

633 squadron: An RAF squadron is assigned to fly Mosquito bombers into Norway to destroy the Nazis' rocket fuel plants. -- The bridge at Remagen: Based on the true story of an astute American general and a high-ranking German officer, torn by the conflicting demands of his country and fellow countrymen, during the last days of World War II. -- Devil's brigade: Based on the 1st Special Service Force of World War II. Misfit American GIs join efficient Canadian troops for commando tactics against the Nazis in Italy during World War II
The towering inferno Volcano by John Guillermin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towering inferno: Due to substandard materials and workmanship, one of the world's tallest skyscrapers catches on fire during its gala opening, trapping a large crowd of society guests
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Omega Man: Biological war has decimated life on earth. Los Angeles is a windswept ghost town where Robert Neville tools his convertible through sunlit streets, foraging for supplies. And makes damn sure he gets undercover before sundown, when other 'inhabitants' emerge
I was Monty's double by John Guillermin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true World War II story of an actor persuaded to pose as Gen. Montgomery in order to divert German intelligence in North Africa
Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan goes to India by John Guillermin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Kamara asks Tarzan to come to India to help save elephants endanged by a hydro-electric power project
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
King Kong
Alternative Names
Guillermin, Yvon Jean, 1925-2015

John Guillermin born 1925; British film director, writer, and producer

John Guillermin britischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

John Guillermin britischer Regisseur

John Guillermin Brits filmregisseur

John Guillermin réalisateur, producteur et scénariste britannique

John Guillermin regista e sceneggiatore britannico

Джон Гиллермин

Джон Гіллермін

جان گیلرمین تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان بریتانیایی

귈러민, 존 1925-

길러민, 존 1925-

アレン, アーウィン

ジョン・ギラーミン

约翰·吉勒明

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The tracker