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Meillon, John

Overview
Works: 70 works in 159 publications in 6 languages and 2,873 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Meillon
Crocodile Dundee by Peter Faiman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A free spirited Australian who hunts crocodiles with his bare hands, stares down giant water buffaloes, and drinks mere mortals under the table, faces the ultimate torture test--a trip to New York City
Crocodile Dundee II by John Cornell ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Targeted by New York drug dealers, the eccentric Australian Dundee evens the fighting odds by taking the confrontation to the Down Under Outback
Ride a wild pony ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy Australian ranch owner's gift of a wild pony means young Scotty can finally ride the seven miles to and from school. But the pony gets away and is sheltered as unclaimed by a young girl who cannot walk. The treasured pony means freedom to both children, but can only belong to one
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
The cars that ate Paris by Peter Weir ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black comedy about an Australian town that survives by deliberately contriving car accidents and selling the parts
Crocodile Dundee Crocodile Dundee II ; Crododile Dundee in Los Angeles ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three films with the hero from the land Down Under. In the first film, Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee is a free spirited crocodile hunting Australian who follows a beautiful reporter to New York and shakes the Big Apple to its core. In Crocodile Dundee II, Dundee and his girfriend, the reporter are targeted by a gang of ruthless drug dealers. To even the odds, Dundee leads the big-city hoods into the treacherous Australian outback. In Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Dundee suspects foul play at a movie studio and uses his Outback smarts to bring the bad guys to justice
King Solomon's mines ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the northwest of the Mashu-Kolombi country of Central Africa, two adventurers find danger as they search for the ancient treasure left by King Solomon. This novel of H. Rider Haggard is set in the heart of unexplored Africa where Sir Henry Curtis, Captain John Good, and their guide, Quatermain, risk their lives to discover if the king did indeed bury his riches deep inside the legendary mountain
Walkabout by Nicolas Roeg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nicholas Roeg's mystical masterpiece chronicles the physical, spiritual and emotional journey of a sister and brother abandoned in the harsh Australian outback. Joining an Aborigine boy on his walkabout - a tribal initiation into manhood - these modern children pass from innocence into experience as they are thrust from the comforts of civilization into the savagery of the natural world"--Container
The cars that ate Paris the plumber ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cars that ate Paris - the inhabitants of a quiet country town lure unsuspecting motorists to their deaths and live off the remains of the wrecks. Arthur Waldo survives a car crash that kills his brother and is taken in by the town of Paris. The plumber - one morning there is an unexpected knock on the door and Jill Cooper opens it to a man who says he's the plumber. So begins five days of mental torment that will change her life
The fourth wish ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how a father makes the last months of his son's life as fulfilling as possible. Casey discovers a well-spring of strength and a capacity for action that may, just possibly, be the ultimate salvation for them both
The dismissal by Terry Hayes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television mini series dramatising the political events leading up to the dismissal of the Whitlam government on November 11th, 1975
Scales of justice ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A contemporary drama set in the world of law enforcement, vice, drugs, politics and organised crime. The three self- contained plays tell the stories of a young probationary constable who finds himself being torn between his moral obligations and loyalty; of two drug squad detectives who allow themselves to be compromised to achieve ambition and power; and of a brilliant young politician who finds himself in conflict with his own parliamentary wing and with his family when he takes
Crocodile Dundee [and] Crocodile Dundee II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two great films with the hero from the land Down Under. In the first film, Michael J. "Crocodile" Dundee is a free spirited crocodile hunting Australian who follows a beautiful reporter to New York and shakes the Big Apple to its core. In Crocodile Dundee II, Dundee and his girfriend, the reporter are targeted by a gang of ruthless drug dealers. To even the odds, Dundee leads the big-city hoods into the treacherous Australian outback
The picture show man ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy set in the 1920's about two rivals travelling the New South Wales countryside showing moving pictures
Wake in fright by Group W/NTL productions ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Englishman teaching in an outback school sets off to spend his summer vacation in Sydney but doesn't make it beyond the nearby mining town known as 'the Yabba'. He is engulfed by the slightly sinister mateship of the locals with its undertow of repressed sexuality and squalid violence. The excess of this alcoholic nightmare is held in check by rough humour
Luke's kingdom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This comprehensive 13 part miniseries is based on the novel "Pages from a Squatter's Diary" by E.V. Timms , Luke's Kingdom is a dramatic exploration of early Australian settlement and the tremendous hardships that helped to shape the nation. In 1829, following the tragic death of his wife, Jason Firbeck takes his three children from Yorkshire, England to Australia to begin a new life. Driven by the promise of land, his is a bold decision to travel such a long way with his family. But discovering his land to be already settled by other people, the family becomes stranded and dislocated, facing all manner of obstacles in order to survive in their challenging new country. In the great tradition of landmark TV presentations such as Against The Wind and Kings In Grass Castles, featuring Helen Morse (Picnic At Hanging Rock), Oliver Tobias (Dick Turpin), John Meillon (The Picture Show Man), Gerard Maguire (Mull) and Tony Barry (Paper Giants), with episodes directed by the likes of Peter Weir (Gallipoli) and Ken Hannam (Dawn!), Luke's Kingdom illuminates the settler's experience and the squatter's plight with raw integrity and authenticity."--container
Jonah by Louis Stone ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Jonah, a hunchback, living in the tough, battling world of Sydney's inner-city suburbs of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
King Solomon's mines ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robust adventure and full-blooded excitement as an unlikely trio lead a safari into darkest Africa in search of the ancient, treasure-filled diamond mines
The everlasting secret family ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bizarre and brilliant Australian film that takes us into a fantasy universe of sex and politics. In public, the Senator is a popular and powerful politician, happily married with a young son. In private, he is a senior member of the "secret family" which controls a world of corruption and sexual manipulation at the highest levels of Australian society
Scales of justice ( Visual )
in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Glen Ferris, Attorney General, attempts to gain numbers through a controversial bill to bring prostitution under government control
 
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