WorldCat Identities

Randolph, John 1915-2004

Overview
Works: 77 works in 226 publications in 5 languages and 7,296 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Christmas plays  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author, Narrator, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Randolph
National Lampoon's Christmas vacation by John Hughes( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas is the perfect season for Clark Griswold and his family. Clark's a disaster waiting to happen. You have to see it to believe it. There are 25,000 lights on the Griswold rooftop. An exploding turkey. And a house full of relatives
Serpico by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

61 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Detective Frank Serpico exposes the corruption he witnesses while working undercover
You've got mail by Nora Ephron( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathleen und Joe bauen über E-mail eine anonyme Beziehung auf. Im New Yorker Alltag aber sind sie sich nicht grün, weil Kathleens kleiner Buchladen von Joes Ladenkette geschluckt wird. Zu guter Letzt finden sich die beiden doch. Remake von Lubitschs "The Shop around the Corner" (1940), geschrieben vom Frauenteam, da mit "Sleepless in Seattle" (1993) erfolgreich war. Charmante Stadtromanze, in der einige dramaturgische Untiefen durch das brillante Zusammenspiel von Meg Ryan und Tom Hanks wettgemacht werden. (Zoom 2/999) Schlaflos in Manhattan: Im Zeitalter von Cybersex und Online Dating sind es ausgerechnet zwei New Yorker, die sich in einem Chatroom anonym schriftlich kennen- und anschließend lieben lernen. Nachdem sie es mit dem Duo Hanks/Ryan schon einmal zu einem Millionenerfolg gebracht hat, wendet sich Regisseurin Nora Ephron wieder kaum von der bewährten Formel ab, eingeschlossen eines melodischen Soundtracks. Von Anfang an ist es also wieder einmal klar, daß sich die beiden finden werden, egal wie tief die Kluften am Anfang sind. (...) Der neue Film lebt von seinen urbanen Schauplätzen und hat eine ganze Flut von attraktiven Nebenrollen, die dafür sorgen, dass die filmisch nicht sonderlich attraktive Tätigkeit des E-Mail-Schreibens nicht langweilig wird. Ein paar bösartige Bonmots sind ebeno dabei wie unverblühmt romantische Ratschläge, die sich unser Traumpaar natürlich zu Herzen nimmt. (Andreas Fuchs, Filmecho/Filmwoche, 2/99) Ich bin weder nett, keß noch niedlich.
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and German and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to escape his dreary, dead-end life, an aging banker succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into a handsome, young man, he begins a jet-set existence among a shadowy community of similar "reborns." But his heady exhilaration spirals into a heart-stopping terror as he discovers that his newly purchased life carries a terrifying price
Escape from the planet of the apes by Don Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornelius, Zira and Dr. Milo, three apes from the future, escape from their planet as it is being destroyed and land on 20th century Earth where they are taken to the Los Angeles Zoo for examination. When Zira reveals their ability to speak to a psychologist, the apes are treated as curiosities. However, when the U.S. government begins to believe their story that the Earth will eventually be inherited by apes, it decides to hunt the couple down as an evolutionary threat and tries to prevent the birth of Zira's baby
Conquest of the planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, a plague has wiped out all of the cats and dogs. As a result, apes began to be kept as pets and eventually slaves. One ape, Caesar, son of talking apes from the future, leads a revolution to free the apes and take over the planet
King Kong by John Guillermin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un zoólogo en la búsqueda de un monstruo prehistórico aborda clandestinamente un barco que rescata a la bella Dwan sobreviviente de un naufragio. Esto sucede en la Isla del Cráneo de King Kong y comienza la historia de aventuras y de un amor imposible. Desde la Polinesia hasta el World Trade Center de Nueva York se despliega una fantástica producción de efectos especiales con un King Kong de 16 metros donde cada uno de sus movimientos es controlado por 20 operadores". -- Envase
Earthquake by Carl Charlson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video segment follows a team of scientists aboard a vessel traveling the edges of earthquake zones. Japan has been plagued throughout history by a tirade of tsunamis and earthquakes leaving a path of destruction with little warning. Experts are sure there will be another earthquake at some point, but they aren't sure when. Watch as they try to predict when the next big one will strike
A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Emily Grierson was the fading aristocrat of a small Southern town. When she was young, her tyrannical father drove away all her suitors. Finally free after his death, Miss Emily quickly succumbed to the advances of a Yankee day laborer. Only years later does the town realize the chilling consequences of this ill-fated romance
Frances by Graeme Clifford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a small-town girl who tasted the glory in Hollywood and on Broadway, and then went on to lead a life in which everything went wrong. After winning a nationwide high school essay contest, Frances takes up acting, and escapes Seattle by winning a trip to Russia, ending up a contract player for Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Frances continually bucks the system, and her refusal to play the game gets her in trouble with studio bosses, publicity people, everyone. Her strong-willed mother steps in to help her, and that's when her troubles really begin--series of hospitalizations, brutally mistreatment, and finally, a lobotomy. Frances never really got a chance to be who she should have been, or to do what she could have done. She had every gift she needed in life except for luck, useful friends, and an instinct for survival
There was a crooked man-- by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona Territorial Prison inmate Paris Pittman is a schemer, a charmer, and quite popular among his fellow convicts - especially with $500,000 in stolen loot hidden away and a plan to escape and recover it. New Warden Woodward Lopeman has other ideas about Pittman. Each man will have the tables turned on him
The Missiles of October by Martin Sheen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Looks at the tension and decision making process President Kennedy and his staff endured trying to make a firm point about Cuba while keeping the US out of nuclear war with the Soviet Union
This town by Sidney Blumenthal( )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondent Sidney Blumenthal tells a humorous satire about politics, sex, and other scandals occuring inside the Capital Beltway during the Reagan administration
Beyond the horizon by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of Eugene O'Neill's classic themes are present in his first full-length play, Beyond the Horizon, for which he won his first of four Pulitzer Prizes: Fantasy vs. reality, destiny subverted, sibling rivalry, and more. Rob Mayo is a young farmboy who reads poetry and dreams of going to sea; his brother Andy, a farmer through and through, wants nothing more than tilling this corner of the earth until his dying day. But both are in love with a girl named Ruth, and this conflict leads both to go against their deepest desires, leading to illness and unhappiness. Beyond the Horizon is justifiably overshadowed by O'Neill's later works, but the powers of his writing are still present. The well-received McCarter Theatre production is earnest and solid, and features Geraldine Fitzgerald (who garnered acclaim in many productions of O'Neill's work) and the great John Houseman
Denial by Peter Sagal( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a contest of intellect and wills, Abby Gersten, a tenacious civil liberties attorney, defends a right-wing Holocaust denier, arguing her case against a young, committed Jewish federal prosecutor. But Abby may have to sacrifice everything to prove that Truth and Justice do not always go hand in hand."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The skies over ancient Rome blaze with terrifying portents, and soothsayers warn Julius Caesar of approaching doom. As conspiracy swirls through the city, Shakespeare explores the deep repercussions of political murder on the human heart. A classic tale of duplicity, betrayal and murder, masterfully performed by an all star, all-American cast in this BBC co -production."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
Vacation collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of all four National Lampoon's Vacation movies. Includes: Vacation, European Vacation, Christmas Vacation, and Vegas Vacation
The Dogwalker( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down-and-out Jerry is hired to look after a foul tempered woman and her dog. He realizes the job is more than he thought when the woman and her friends make bizarre demands on him, while her daughter and granddaughter both make sexual advances to him
Scenes from American novels by John Randolph( Recording )

2 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dostoyevsky's titanic masterpiece, The brothers Karamazov, is here adapted into a spellbinding full-cast drama by playwright David Fishelson. The passionate Karamazov brothers spring to life, led by their rogue of a father, who entertains himself by drinking, womanizing, and pitting his three sons against each other. The men have plenty to fight over, including the alluring Grushenka."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
 
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National Lampoon's Christmas vacation
Alternative Names
Cohen, Emanuel Hirsch 1915-2004

Cohen, Emmanuel Hirsch 1915-2004

Hirsch Cohen, Emanuel 1915-2004

John Randolph acteur américain

John Randolph aktor amerykański

John Randolph Amerikaans acteur

John Randolph amerikansk skådespelare

John Randolph amerikansk skodespelar

John Randolph amerikansk skuespiller

John Randolph attore statunitense

John Randolph US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Lippman, Mortimer 1915-2004

Джон Рэндольф

ג'ון רנדולף

جان رندولف بازیگر آمریکایی

ジョン・ランドルフ

約翰·蘭多夫 (電影演員)

Languages
English (116)

French (13)

Spanish (11)

German (6)

Italian (2)

Covers
You've got mailThis townJulius CaesarVacation collectionThe brothers Karamazov