Lewis, Joseph H. 1907-2000
Most widely held works about Joseph H Lewis
Most widely held works by Joseph H Lewis
Gun crazy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Classic film noir based on a short story by MacKinlay Kantor. A greedy sideshow sharp-shooter marries an ex-army man, then leads him down the road to crime for easy money. Includes a bank robbery sequence, noted for being filmed in one shot.
The Big combo ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Discouraged by his superior officers, but helped by a ganster's former girl friend, a dedicated detective lieutenant doggedly continues his investigation to obtain evidence that would convict the head gangster of a crime syndicate.
Gun crazy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Although Bart is not a violent man at heart, he allows the carnival sharp-shooter Laurie to lure him into a life of crime. They become the most wanted criminals in America as they blast their way through a series of deadly bank robberies.
A lawless street ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Peace was restored to Medicine Bend after the mines were closed, but a greed-driven scheme to re-open them has turned the town into a powder keg. Randolph Scott guards the fuse as lone U.S. Marshal Calem Ware.
Terror in a Texas town ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
A whaler goes on a quest for revenge when he finds out a greedy oiler murdered his father.
Pride of the Bowery ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Story of a boy of the streets set against the outdoors of a CCC camp in the late 1930's. This aggressive and self-centered young boxer learns that helping others has its own rewards.
Invisible ghost ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
A husband is hypnotized by his insane wife and commits bloodthirsty murders.
That gang of mine ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
When one of the boys becomes a jockey and gets involved in a horse-fixing scheme, to the rescue comes the rest of the gang.
Evaluation of experiments in policing: how do you begin? (Four cases) by Joseph H Lewis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Cases describing the steps taken by four police departments in initiating evaluation programs of policing experiments. Programs included in this report are Dallas' 'project pride', the District of Columbia's use of women in policing, Cincinnati's neighborhood team policing, and Kansas City's proactive-reactive patrol deployment project.
Musicals 20 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Boys of the city ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
An eerie mansion is the scene of a murder, and the gang gets right in the thick of the mystery.
The East Side Kids ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
That gang of mine (62 min.): When one of the boys becomes a jockey and gets involved in a horse-fixing scheme, the rest of the gang comes to the rescue. Clancy Street boys (63 min.): Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family, including Glimpy as his sister, "Annabelle". Things turn sour, however, when a local mobster finds out about Muggs' deception and threatens to expose it. Includes bonus cartoon, There auto be a law.
Horror classics. Disk 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
[Black Dragons]: It is prior to the commencement of World War II, and Japan's fiendish Black Dragon Society is hatching an evil plot with the Nazis. They instruct a brilliant scientist, Dr. Melcher to travel to Japan on a secret mission. There he operates on six Japanese conspirators, transforming them to resemble six American leaders. The actual leaders are murdered and replaced with their likenesses and Dr. Melcher is condemned to a lifetime of imprisonment so the secret may die with him.
Bombs over Burma ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A young Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against the Japanese in World War 2.
Minstrel man ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A minstrel singer gives his daughter to another couple to raise when his wife dies in childbirth. He continues on tour with his career. When the daughter grows up, she becomes a performer. Father and daughter are re-united onstage to sing a tune he wrote.
Bela Lugosi classics. Collection 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The corpse vanishes: A scientist kills virgin brides and uses their gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young. Invisible ghost: A man murders house guests at the command of his hypnotist wife. Phantom ship: During a storm at sea, a murderer kills the members of a ship's crew. Scared to death: From a slab in the morgue, a young woman tells the tale of how she died.
Family classics. Disk 5 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The inspector general, an assistant elixir salesman with a traveling fair is mistaken by villagers for the dreaded Inspector General.
The mad doctor of Market Street ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Is he genius, or fiend? The doctor of Market Street experiments with suspended animation. He goes on the lam when his human subject dies and the cops close in.
Man on a bus ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1954 and 1997 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Passengers on a stalled bus in the Negev in 1950's Israel share stories about their backgrounds and their reasons for coming Israel. A fundraising effort on behalf of the United Jewish Appeal with a cast of major Hollywood stars including Lassie.
Invisible ghost The Gorilla ( Visual )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Invisible Ghost: A man hypnotizes his wife into committing a series of murders ; The Gorilla: When a wealthy man is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the bumbling Ritz Brothers to investigate.
Bank robberies Biography Bowery Boys films Brigands and robbers Burma Comedy films Criminal investigation Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Detectives Drama Evaluation research (Social action programs) Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film and video adaptations Film noir Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Firearms Gangster films Gangster films Gangsters Horror films Horror films Hypnotism Lewis, Joseph H.,--1907-2000 Mansions Man-woman relationships Motion picture producers and directors Murder Murder--Investigation Musical films New Mexico Organized crime Outlaws Police Police corruption Revenge Spies Television programs Texas United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Western films Western films Western television programs Widowers World War (1939-1945) Zombie films
Lewis, J. E. (compositor)
Lewis, Joseph, 1907-2000
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