WorldCat Identities

Kemeny, John

Overview
Works: 109 works in 320 publications in 5 languages and 3,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Sports films  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Biography  Horror films  War films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author, Production personnel, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Kemeny
Quest for fire by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colossal adventure odyssey that turns the hands of time back to the very beginning of man's existence. Against the perilous atmosphere of rugged torrain, rival tribes, and savage beasts, the vital quest ensued for the crucial flame and the knowledge to create it. The constant struggle is vividly re-created to make this a true visual extravaganza. This spectucular production also takes time to focus on human drama as the primitive people experience their first feelings of compassion and caring for others
Ice castles by Donald Wrye( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young figure skater is blinded in a tragic accident
When trumpets fade( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia explosiva que se desarrolla durante una de las más impactantes e inolvidables batallas de la segunda guerra mundial; La batalla del bosque Hurtgen en el otoño de 1944
The Josephine Baker story by Brian Gibson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real life story of Josephine Baker who achieved fame through exotic and erotic performances on the American vaudeville circuit and on the stages in Paris
The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz L'apprentissage de Duddy Kravitz by Ted Kotcheff( Visual )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Jewish man in 1948 Montreal is driven by an insatiable desire to be a "somebody."
The gate by Barnett Newman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an old tree is removed from the ground, three young children accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from the hole in a suburban backyard. What follows is a classic battle between good and evil as the three kids struggle to overcome a nightmarish hell that is literally taking over the Earth
Freud the hidden nature of man by George Kaczender( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis: Freud, encontró las respuestas sobre el origen del hombre, su naturaleza y su mente subconsiente
Ladies and Gentlemen...Mr. Leonard Cohen by Donald Brittain( Visual )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informal portrait of the Montréal poet, novelist, and songwriter, Leonard Cohen. He is seen reading his poetry to a rapt audience and also alone, or relaxing with family and friends
Iron eagle II by Louis Gossett( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es plena guerra fría, pero los pilotos rusos y americano tendrán que dejar aparcadas sus diferencias, momentáneamente, y formar equipo para luchar contra unos terroristas de Oriente Medio que están desarrollando armas nucleares
The wraith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake returns from the dead as a mystical figure to seek revenge on the thugs from the neighborhood who killed him
Murderers among us the Simon Wiesenthal story( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberated from a concentration camp in 1945, Simon Wiesenthal helps the American War Crimes Unit to document evidence against Nazi war criminals. When the unit is shut down, he realizes he cannot allow the past to be forgotten and continues to hunt down the killers on his own
Marxism the theory that split a world( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the historical and current dimensions of Karl Marx through dramatized interviews with those who knew him, animated explanations of his major tenets, and documentary treatment of the monumental changes wrought in his name
The Boy in blue by Charles Jarrott( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ned Hanlan is a juvenile delinquent who rises to become a world-class rower. Seeing in Hanlan a chance to make some fast cash, Bill, a gambler, has Hanlan trained as a sculler and begins to promote him on the racing circuit. Eventually, Hanlan's ability grows, and so does his fame, but success comes at a price when Hanlan falls prey to a ruthless businessman. Through it all, Hanlan becomes a world champion and garners awards on three continents
Memorandum( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish survivor of the Holocaust takes a holiday from his shop in Toronto to join a pilgrimage of survivors to the necropolis of Bergen Belsen
White line fever( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning from a stint in the Air Force, Carrol Jo Hummer borrows money to buy a truck, hoping to make enough money hauling produce to marry Jerri and set up housekeeping. He discovers that the long-haul business is run by racketeers and decides to fight the corrupt forces that control the trucking business
Bethune by John Kemeny( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Dr. Norman Bethune, the Canadian doctor who served with the Loyalists during the Spanish Civil War and with the North Chinese Army during the Sino-Japanese War. In Spain he pioneered the world's first mobile blood-transfusion service; in China his work behind battle lines to save the wounded made him a legendary figure. This hour-long documentary pieces together his remarkable career
Billy Crane moves away( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short documentary features Newfoundland fisherman Billy Crane, who speaks frankly on the state of the inshore fishery and how the lack of government support has contributed to the industry?s downfall. He is being forced to leave home to seek employment in Toronto
Jim Decker's party( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rollicking Newfoundland party on Fogo Island
Fishermen's meeting( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video as a means of communication, the people of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, voice some of their daily concerns and thoughts about the future. In this video, some of the problems discussed are the lack of fish and the inability to market any species but cod
Citizen discussions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using film as a means of communication, the people of Fogo Island, Newfoundland, voice some of their concerns. This film discusses efforts to obtain provincial support for the United Maritimes Fisheries Co-op to run the Seldom fish plant, and comments on the subsequent decision by the Newfoundland government in favor of the Yellow Fish Company
 
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Ladies and Gentlemen...Mr. Leonard Cohen
Alternative Names
John Kemeny Hongaars filmproducent (1925-2012)

John Kemeny Hungarian-born Canadian film producer

Джон Кемень

Languages
English (123)

Spanish (20)

French (9)

Italian (2)

German (1)

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Ladies and Gentlemen...Mr. Leonard Cohen