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Curtis, Dan 1927-2006

Overview
Works: 516 works in 768 publications in 1 language and 12,820 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television mini-series 
Roles: Director, Creator, Commentator, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Dan Curtis
 
Most widely held works by Dan Curtis
Dark shadows by Tim Burton( Visual )
12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After being turned into a vampire by a jilted lover, Barnabas Collins ... is entombed for two centuries until he emerges into the very changed world of 1972. Returning to his once-majestic home, he finds the few dysfunctional descendants of the Collins family who remain. Determined to return his family name to its former glory, Barnabas is thwarted at every turn by his former lover--the seductive witch Angelique"--Container
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 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 ʺPugʺ Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how ʺPugʺ 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 ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 738 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?
Herman Wouk's War and remembrance ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wouk's epic story of World War II
Imaginary witness Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 598 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
War and remembrance the final chapter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 236 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
Dark shadows ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These rare, early episodes of the television series begin with Victoria Winters' arrival in Collinsport, a small and stormy fishing village on the coast of Maine. An orphan in search of her identity, Victoria is befriended by a stranger named Burke Devlin. At the eerie Collinwood mansion, Victoria meets reclusive matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, her aloof brother Roger Collins, his troubled ten-year-old son David, and Elizabeth's rebellious teenage daughter Carolyn. Collins fishing fleet manager Bill Malloy informs Elizabeth that Burke wants to take everything the Collinses own as revenge for being sent to prison. Collinsport Inn waitress Maggie Evans tells her father, Sam, that she wants an end to the secret conflict between him, Roger and Burke. David warns Victoria that she will regret she came to live at Collinwood and be his governess
War and remembrance ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Henry family as they experience World War II in Europe and the Pacific, depicting the final years of the war and its impact on everyday people
Trilogy of terror ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 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
Burnt offerings ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 190 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
Dark shadows ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 173 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
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 165 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
Dark shadows ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With its alluring tales of gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, Dark Shadows became the most popular daytime series of all time during its run on ABC from 1966-71. Much like the show s character Barnabas Collins, a guilt-ridden vampire released from his chained coffin after nearly 200 years, Dark Shadows retains an immortality that time steadfastly fails to erode
Dark shadows ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 165 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
House of dark shadows ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 165 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
Our fathers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English 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 )
2 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 160 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 )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 155 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, Victoria Winters assures Carolyn Stoddard that her loyalties lie with the Collins family, not with Burke Devlin; Victoria makes a startling discovery near the ocean; David Collins visits Burke at the Collinsport Inn and insists his father is a murderer; Burke makes an offer to Elizabeth Collins Stoddard to buy Collinwood; Roger Collins frantically searches to recover evidence that may incriminate him; annoyed with Carolyn, Joe Haskell begins to turn his affections toward Maggie Evans; David leads Victoria to the closed-off section of Collinwood, where she is stunned by the appearance of a ghost; caretaker Matthew Morgan tries to dissuade Mrs. Johnson from coming to work at Collinwood; and, in Bangor, Victoria meets lawyers Richard and Frank Garner, who she hopes will help to unlock the mysteries of her past
Dark shadows the revival ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passions run red in this timeless horror soap opera about a beautiful governess, Victoria Winters, who arrives at the isolated, coastal mansion of Collinwood to tutor a disturbed child for an accursed family
The night stalker ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Darren McGavin portrays crusading reporter Carl Kolchak. In the first episode, Kolchak tries to solve a series of Las Vegas murders. In the second, he's after a killer hiding in Seattle's underground city
 
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Alternative Names
Cherkoss, Daniel.
Cherkoss, Daniel 1927-2006
Curtis Johnson, Dan
Curtis, R. Daniel 1927-2006
Languages
English (96)
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