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Curtis, Dan 1927-2006

Overview
Works: 300 works in 734 publications in 3 languages and 12,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror television programs  Comedy films  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  Vampire films  Fantasy films  History  War television programs 
Roles: Director, Commentator, Producer, Creator, Author of screenplay, Author, tld, Scenarist, fmd, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dan Curtis
Dark shadows by Tim Burton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better and are in need of his protection
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells an epic story of military strategy, politics, romance, and family conflict set against the backdrop of world events from 1938 through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Follows naval officer Victor "Pug" Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how "Pug" and his family are drawn into the center of the conflicts that lead to America's involvement in World War II as Germany expands and proceeds to seize several border countries, Italy attempts to establish a Fascist colonial empire under Mussolini, and Japan prepares for a major battle with China
The love letter by Kexin Chen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Scotty discovers a poignant letter written by a mysterious woman called Lizzie he cannot get her out of his mind. Putting thoughts of his upcoming wedding aside, he is compelled to write Lizzie a letter of his own. A romantic correspondence ensues and flourishes into a love so powerful, not even a century and a half of time can keep them apart. Spanning an era from the Civil War to the present day, the perils of Lizzie's war torn present threaten her passage into the future. Would their love be strong enough to endure the test of time?
War and remembrance the final chapter by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

64 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Henry family as they experience World War II in Europe and the Pacific, tells about the final years of the war and their impact on everyday people
Herman Wouk's War and remembrance( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, sweeping the United States into World War Ii, the Henry family is forever changed by the war in the Pacific, and the horror of the Holocaust
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Uses film clips, newsreel footage and interviews of filmmakers and Holocaust survivors
Dark shadows( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Collinwood's surly caretaker, Matthew Morgan, informs Victoria Winters that he believes the ghost of Josette Collins and other spirits inhabit the estate. In an attempt to settle the controversy surrounding the manslaughter case that sent Burke Devlin to prison, Collins Fishing Fleet Manager Bill Malloy sets up a private meeting for himself, Roger Collins, Sam Evans and Burke. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard confides to Victoria some of the legends involving Collinwood and Widows' Hill. Carolyn Stoddard and Victoria spot a body floating at the bottom of the cliff and Victoria soon experiences a strange premonition. After Malloy mysteriously disappears, Roger nervously bribes Sam to leave town. A ghost emerges from the Old House on the Collins family property
Dark shadows( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Julia Hoffman promises Barnabas that his secret is safe if he will allow her to conduct experiments to cure him of his vampirism. Jealous of Victoria Winters' engagement to Burke Devlin, Barnabas plans revenge against Burke, who becomes suspicious of Barnabas and begins to investigate him. While trying to hide from Barnabas, David Collins becomes trapped in the secret room of the Collins Mausoleum. The frightened boy pleads with the ghost of Sarah Collins to rescue him. Barnabas realizes that David may hold the key to finding his late sister's spirit
Dark shadows( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barnabas' secret is threatened by David Collins' curiosity and he orders Dr. Julia Hoffman to accelerate her treatments to cure him. Meanwhile, Victoria Winters mysteriously disappears and finds that she has travelled back in time to the year 1795
Dark shadows by Jonathan Frid( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Peter Guthrie and Joe Haskell break into Laura Murdoch Stockbridge's crypt at Eagle Hill Cemetery. David Collins informs Victoria Winters that he wants to go away with his mother, Laura. Guthrie arranges to conduct a seance at the Old House to contact Josette Collins' ghost. Victoria makes a bizarre discovery that leads her to believe David's life is in jeopardy after Laura summons him to an abandoned fishing shack. Victoria sees Elizabeth Collins Stoddard coming from the mysterious locked room in the Collinwood basement. A nervous Elizabeth is shocked when Jason McGuire, a devious friend of her missing husband's, arrives in town unexpectedly. He reminds Elizabeth of an old secret that they share. Jason and his traveling companion, a drifter named Willie Loomis, force Elizabeth to let them move into Collinwood. Willie learns that Collins family members have been buried with their jewels and he becomes mesmerized by the portrait of Barnabas Collins hanging in the foyer."--Container
Dark shadows( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victoria Winters and Frank Garner anxiously search for clues to Laura Collins' strange origins and are led to a series of bizarre discoveries. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard orders Laura to leave Collinwood, but Laura secretly visits Elizabeth while she sleeps and places her in a trance. Laura warns Victoria that she will take control of her son, David Collins, but becomes frightened when the ghost of Josette Collins appears to her. Against Roger Collins' wishes, a psychic investigator, Dr. Peter Guthrie, is called in to examine the strange occurrences at Collinwood and a séance is held. Victoria and Guthrie learn that the body of a dead woman identified as Laura has disappeared from the morgue in Phoenix, Arizona."--Container
Burnt offerings by Kevin J Victor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding it hard to believe they rented a sprawling country mansion for $900, a family soon finds themselves surrounded by an evil, hypnotic, occult force that feeds on torture, fear and murder
Trilogy of terror( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie: An English teacher is blackmailed by Chad, a student with whom she has had an affair. After ending the relationship, Chad finds himself igniting a situation he may not be able to end ... ever. Millicent and Therese: Two sisters end up tangled in a spell of witchcraft with deadly consequences. Amelia: A woman is trapped in her own apartment by a Zuni hunter doll that has only one intention ... to kill
House of dark shadows( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of Dark Shadows, based on the very popular TV Gothic soap opera, follows the afterlife of Barnabas Collins. Recently unleashed from his coffin by a local drunk, the vampire goes on a killing spree, while at the same time charming his present day family members. In the process he meets local girl Maggie Evans and notices that she looks exactly like his deceased fiance Josette. Barnabas assumes that she is the reincarnation of Josette, and plans to make her his unholy bride for eternity
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Harry Wotton introduces young Dorian Gray to Victorian London's society circuit and a decadent world of self-indulgience. As Sir Harry's influence over him grows, Dorian sinks further into a cruel, hedonistic existence. Although Dorian's appearance remains youthful, his portrait ages, taking on hideous features reflecting his sinful ways
Our fathers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One Cardinal's dark secret is finally revealed to the world in this true story about the sexual abuse scandal that rocked the foundation of the Roman Catholic Church. Based on the book "Our Fathers: The Secret Life of the Catholic Church in an Age of Scandal" by Newsweek journalist David France, Our Fathers provides a heartbreaking portrait of the victims whose lives are still haunted by the crimes. Together with the help of a passionate lawyer, they make a stand against the Church in the name of truth and justice
Dark shadows( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of episodes of the television Dark Shadows about a two hundred year old vampire named Barnabas Collins living on his family estate in Maine
Dark shadows( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of episodes of the television Dark Shadows about a two hundred year old vampire named Barnabas Collins living on his family estate in Maine
Turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A governess finds that her charges are being manipulated by an unexplicable force, and she tries to find out if it is related to the mysterious death of their previous governess
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a respectable Victorian physician whose experiments lead him to the discovery of a destructive potion that transforms him into a destructive creature of unbridled emotions
 
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Alternative Names
Cherkoss, Daniel.

Cherkoss, Daniel 1927-2006

Curtis, R. Daniel 1927-2006

Dan Curtis Amerikaans filmregisseur (1927-2006)

Dan Curtis cinéaste américain

Dan Curtis sceneggiatore, regista e produttore televisivo statunitense

Dan Curtis US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Film- und Fernsehproduzent

Дэн Кертис

דון קרטיס

دان کورتیز تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

커티스, 댄 1928-

ダン・カーティス

丹·克蒂斯

Languages
English (244)

French (2)

German (1)

Covers
The love letterHerman Wouk's War and remembranceDark shadowsDark shadowsDark shadowsBurnt offeringsHouse of Dan Curtis : the television mysteries of the dark shadows auteur