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Dobbs, Lem

Overview
Works: 32 works in 147 publications in 7 languages and 6,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Legal drama  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Lem Dobbs
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Haywire ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, Mallory is double-crossed and left for dead -- by someone in her own agency. Suddenly the target of assassins who know her every move, Mallory unleashes the fury of her fighting skills to uncover the truth and turn the tables on her ruthless adversary"--Container
The score by Frank Oz ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down
Dark city by Alex Proyas ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John's life has become a nightmare. He is being hunted by the police for a series of murders he knows nothing about. A woman claiming to be his wife is after him, as is a mysterious 'doctor.' But his worst trouble comes in the form of The Strangers. They are vastly powerful beings who seem to manipulate just about everything in the city. They want John because of the extraordinary powers he manifests. John decides to find out what is happening in his city
The company you keep ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jim Grant is a public interest lawyer and single father raising his daughter in the tranquil suburbs of Albany, New York. Grant's world is turned upside down when a brash young reporter named Ben Shepard exposes his true identity as a former 1970s antiwar radical fugitive wanted for murder
The limey by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and French and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"British ex-con Wilson (Terence Stamp) arrives in Los Angeles to investigate the mystery of his daughter's 'accidental' death. His prime suspect, the wealthy, heavily guarded music promoter Terry Valentine (Peter Fonda), is no easy target. Propelled into an increasingly brutal search for truth, Wilson, with single-mindedness and terrifying precision, moves unstoppably toward revenge."--Container
The hard way by John Badham ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To help bring some authenticity to his next role, a Hollywood movie star teams up with a street-wise New York City detective who's none-too-thrilled about him tagging along on the trail of a cold-blooded serial killer
Kafka by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them"--IMDB
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The secret of my success: A mail room worker finds a new way up the corporate ladder in this crazy comedy of romantic mergers and mistaken identities
L'Anglais by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Libéré après neuf ans de prison en Angleterre, Wilson débarque à Los Angeles pour venger sa fille, morte dans des circonstances suspectes. Plongé dans les bas fonds, il affronte des criminels endurcis, à la recherche d'indices pour arriver à ses fins. Du moindre voyou aux chefs de la pègre, tout le monde est prévenu : l'Anglais est en ville, et il veut se venger
The Italian job by Peter Collinson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The score: Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a $6 million payday, an expert safecracker postpones his retirement to pull off one last heist with a novice thief. Their foolproof plan turns into a high risk gamble when a clash of egos threatens to bring them both down
The company you keep Sous surveillance by Robert Redford ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : En 1969, un groupe de militants radicaux appelés Weather Underground revendique une vague d'attentats aux États-Unis pour protester contre la guerre du Vietnam. La plupart de ses membres furent emprisonnés, mais quelques-uns disparurent sans laisser de trace... Jusqu'à aujourd'hui. L'arrestation de Sharon Solarz, l'une des activistes, remet cette affaire sur le devant de la scène, au point d'attiser la curiosité du jeune et ambitieux reporter Ben Schulberg. Jouant de ses relations au FBI, il rassemble petit à petit les pièces du puzzle, le menant jusqu'à Jim Grant, un avocat apparemment sans histoires... Lorsque celui-ci disparait brusquement, le journaliste se lance sur sa piste, déterminé à le retrouver avant le FBI
Haywire Piégée by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent d'élite, Mallory Kane est spécialiste des missions dans les endroits les plus risqués de la planète. Après avoir réussi à libérer un journaliste chinois retenu en otage à Barcelone, elle découvre qu'il a été assassiné, et que tous les indices l'accusent. Elle est désormais la cible de dangereux tueurs
Kafka by Lem Dobbs ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group after a co-worker is murdered. The underground group is responsible for bombings all over town, attempting to thwart a secret organization that controls the major events in society. He eventually penetrates the secret organization and must confront them.--Ed Sutton
The limey by Lem Dobbs ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romancing the stone : [screenplay] by Diane Thomas ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
She is a hombody writer of romantic adventure tales who begins to live the kind of stories she writes when her sister is kidnapped in South America. He is a rugged jungle hunter who comes reluctantly to her aid. Together, they must battle the dangers of the wilds and the equally ferocious men who stand between them and a successful mission. And together, they find love
Michael J. Fox comedy favorites collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hard way: A pampered star teams up with a tough detective in order to change his image, but he finds that much more is at stake when they track a killer
The hard way by J. R Robitaille ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jonge arrogante filmster wil voor de rol van zijn leven ervaring opdoen als politieman in New York
Hider in the house ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Sykes, after being release from a state institution, finds a cozy lace to call home; the attic of the Dryer family. When trying to escape the abuse of his violent parents, Tom knew how to hide in remote areas of the house, until the day he killed them. The mysterious noises they hear is now Tom. His obsession with Julie Dryer unleashes a mind that's trapped in the attic, but not for long
Dark city ( )
in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kitaj, Lem
Languages
English (97)
French (17)
German (9)
Spanish (3)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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