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Lewis, Joseph H. 1907-2000

Overview
Works: 200 works in 317 publications in 6 languages and 2,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.F54, 791.4372
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Gun crazy ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member 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 by Joseph H Lewis ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discouraged by his superior officers, but helped by a gangster'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
A lawless street ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 90 WorldCat member 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 )
4 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in German and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A whaler goes on a quest for revenge when he finds out a greedy oiler murdered his father
Invisible ghost ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bela Lugosi is a friendly doctor driven mad by the presence of his supposedly dead wife. He gradually changes into a violent killer who is finally unmasked."--Container
Pride of the Bowery ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member 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
Musicals 20 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
That gang of mine ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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
Boys of the city ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kids discover murder in an old house on their way to a mountain camp
Bombs over Burma ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against the Japanese in World War 2
The Devil bat by Jean Yarbrough ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Devil Bat: A bitter scientist electrically enlarges vampire bats and sends them out to kill anyone wearing a perfume that he has discovered
The East Side Kids ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Invisible ghost]: Meet Kessler (Bela Lugosi), a seemingly normal man who is overcome by insanity when he dwells on the tragic fate of his late spouse. Soon he is captured in a hypnotic spell, apparently cast by his wife's spirit that leads him to commit a series of murders. Kessler avoids detection, and an innocent man (John McGuire) is executed in his stead for the first murder. The victim's twin brother enlists Kessler's daughter in a quest to determine the true killer, and to clear his dead sibling's name
Columbia Pictures film noir classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Tight spot) "A district attorney springs former model Sherry Conley from prison and tries to pressure her to testify against a powerful mobster she knew through close mutual acquaintances"--Container
Retreat Hell ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A U.S. Marine battalion headed by Lt. Col. Steve L. Corbett and Capt. Paul Hansen must fight its way out of a frozen mountain pass despite diminishing supplies, freezing temperatures and constant attacks by overwhelming numbers of Chinese and North Korean soldiers during the Korean War
A lady without passport ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American immigration detective is sent to Havana to uncover an alien smuggling ring
Minstrel man ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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
The mad doctor of Market Street ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, Joseph, 1907-2000
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