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Cook, Elisha Jr

Overview
Works: 82 works in 174 publications in 1 language and 7,813 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television plays, American  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Western films  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elisha Cook
 
Most widely held works by Elisha Cook
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drifter and retired gunfighter assists a homestead family terrorized by an aging cattleman and his hired gun
The killing by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of small-time crooks plan a daring race-track robbery --but their well-laid plans go awry
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millionaire Gen. Sternwood hires private detective Philip Marlowe to learn who is blackmailing his young, loose daughter, Carmen, with pornographic pictures. Marlowe gets involved in a web of sex, blackmail, and murder
House on haunted hill ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millionaire Fredrick Loren and his fourth wife share a twisted relationship. Each has a reason for offering five strangers $10,000 if they can stay one night in their haunted house. When they accept the offer, the guests soon regret it
Don't bother to knock by Roy Baker( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful babysitter begins an affair with one of the guests in the hotel where she is a live-in babysitter. But when the child she cares for interrupts their lovemaking, the sitter becomes a dangerous madwoman
Scarecrow ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a 17th century Massachusetts town, a scarecrow is magically transformed into a man and charged with the mission of destroying true love
The long night ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe Adams, a factory worker trapped inside his third-floor apartment after gunning down a mysterious gentleman, reconstructs the events leading up to the shooting through an intricate series of flashbacks
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-convict finds the partner who betrayed him is now a town sheriff with a wife and stepdaughter
Hammett by Wim Wenders( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dashiell Hammett has retired from his career as a Pinkerton detective to write fiction. An old friend calls, and Hammett becomes involved in a search for a missing girl in Chinatown
Phantom lady by Robert Siodmak( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unhappily married man spends the evening on a no-names basis with a woman he picks up at a bar. He later returns home, only to find the police in possession and his wife strangled. Every effort to establish his alibi fails; oddly, no one seems to remember seeing the phantom lady. In prison, the man gives up hope, but his secretary (secretly in love with him) doggedly follows evanescent clues through shadowy nocturnal streets. Will she be able to clear her employer in time?
Star trek, the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe "to boldly go where no man has gone before." Contains all 29 episodes from season one
The great Northfield Minnesota raid by Philip Kaufman( Visual )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The two most famous bandits, Jesse James and Cole Younger, join forces in the most daring bank robbery in the history of the West
The man behind the gun Thunder over the plains ; Riding shotgun ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tall Randolph Scott is every inch a hero in three bullet-laced westerns. The secessionist fervor of the 1850s comes to California, and undercover Army officer Scott aims to thwart the separatist passions in The man behind the gun. There's Thunder over the plains and lightning in Scott's holsters in the second film. He portrays an Army captain assigned to a lawless area of Texas after the Civil War. Next, Scott is Riding shotgun and heading into a whirlwind of trouble: a mob bent on vigilante justice wrongly suspects him of robbing a stagecoach. An action bull's-eye all the way!"--Container
Hellzapoppin' by H. C Potter( Visual )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Playing incompetent nitwits, Ole and Chic hire a producer to make a musical show at a fancy estate. What follows are non-stop zany gags and jokes when the producer takes on extracurricular activities by falling in love with the estate's wealthy girl. However he's encumbered by the girl's fianceĢ. A wild love triangle ensues, complicated by Chic's sister because a penniless Russian aristocrat mistakes her for the wealthy girl. Based on the hit Broadway play"--Container label
The Laurel and Hardy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coffins go missing, and laughs go flying, when Laurel and Hardy find themselves part of Dante the Magician's 'Arabian Nights' stage show
3 Vincent Price greatest horror classics of all time ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dark crimes film noir thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phantom lady: "Carol Richman ... attempts to clear her boss ... of a murder he did not commit"--Container
A-haunting we will go by Alfred L Werker( Visual )
2 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boys are recruited by a gang of thugs to get a coffin containing one of their far from dead colleagues to Dayton to try and get at an inheritance. After the coffin gets switched with the one Dante the Magician uses in his act, his stage show increases in popularity
The great Gatsby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle and becomes a witness to obsession and tragedy
 
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Alternative Names
Cook, Elisha
Languages
English (95)
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