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Meillon, John

Overview
Works: 71 works in 197 publications in 6 languages and 3,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Naval history  Juvenile works  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  New wave films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Meillon
Crocodile Dundee by Peter Faiman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 864 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
Crocodile Dundee II by John Cornell( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing the adventures of the eccentric Australian, Crocodile Dundee, he and his beautiful girlfriend are threatened by a ruthless gang of drug dealers. Dundee evens the odds by leading the hoods to his turf, the Australian outback
Ride a wild pony( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 436 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 398 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 )

36 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre comedy about the residents of a quaint little village in Australia who are determined to make a killing in the spare auto parts business. Most drivers are dying to help them succeed, and those who don't wind up as living guinea pigs in grisly brain experiments!
Crocodile Dundee Crocodile Dundee II ; Crododile Dundee in Los Angeles( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 115 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 )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 108 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 )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and German and held by 73 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"
The cars that ate Paris the plumber( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 35 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 24 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
Dunera Boys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of Jewish men who, after the outbreak of World War II, were sent to Australia from England on board the S.S. Dunera. In what amounted to a tragi-comedy of errors they were interned in a camp at Hay, N.S.W., a location which 'the Boys' transformed into a parody of Viennese cafe society. They gradually broke down barriers and some later became people of great distinction in post-war Australia
Wake in fright by Ted Kotcheff( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 16 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
The dismissal by Terry Hayes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television mini series dramatising the political events leading up to the dismissal of the Whitlam government on November 11th, 1975
The picture show man( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively comedy set in the 1920's about rival travelling picture show operators in the country areas of N.S.W
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
Scales of justice( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama of corruption set in the world of law enforcement, vice, drugs, politics and organized crime
Jonah by Louis Stone( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 9 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
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
Billy Budd by Peter Ustinov( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent, naive British Naval seaman is accused and tried of murdering the sadistic master-at-arms
They're a weird mob by John O'Grady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They're a weird mob is about Sydney, Australia in 1965, a sprawling, growing city of three million people. And what people! Easy going, down-to-earth and hilariously funny. In truth, a very weird mob. Into the city and fresh off the boat comes innocent, Italian immigrant Nino Culotta who soon finds his promised sportwriter's job has vanished along with his bankrupt cousin and sponsor. A job as a builder's labourer comes his way and Nino quickly gets an education in how to be a fair dinkum Aussie, one of the "weird mob" with their outlandish language and strange ways" -- Case-slip
 
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Crocodile Dundee
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John Meillon acteur australien

John Meillon acteur uit Australië (1934-1989)

John Meillon attore australiano

John Meillon australiensk skådespelare

John Meillon australischer Schauspieler

John Meillon australsk skodespelar

John Meillon australsk skuespiller

Мейллон, Джон

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