WorldCat Identities

Derek, John 1926-1998

Overview
Works: 114 works in 296 publications in 4 languages and 7,118 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Religious films  Historical films  Bible films  History  Film adaptations  Epic films  Political films  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Director, Performer, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Photographer, Contributor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Derek
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

50 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

32 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political demagogue governor of a Southern state believes that every man has his price and that the end justifies the means
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
Knock on any door by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

28 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young hoodlum from the slums is tried for murdering a cop. He is defended by a prominent attorney who has known him from childhood
Tarzan, the ape man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view
The Samuel Fuller collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It happened in Hollywood: A silent screen cowboy can't quite adjust to talkies, the death of westerns or to playing a modern-day gangster. Adventure in Sahara: Thriller set in a French Foreign Legion outpost whose sadistic captain is eventually cast out by his men, led by an American. Power of the Press: Drama about a corrupt newspaper publisher who uses wartime security as an excuse to promote his personal agenda, which includes murder. Shockproof: Film noir about a parole officer whose latest charge just served five years for murder to protect her sleazy lover. Scandal Sheet: An egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in his protege and star reporter, whose investigation into a "lonelhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past. The Crimson Kimono: Thriller about two L.A. cops, one Caucasian and one Japanese-American, who fall into an interracial love triangle with the woman they are protecting from a killer. Underworld U.S.A.: Drama about a young boy who witnesses his father's murder by gangsters and then joins the gang as an adult to exact revenge on the killers
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ten commandments: Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this epic tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's household, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom
Scandal sheet( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fuller's acclaimed novel "The Dark Page" was the source for this tense drama which featured Broderick Crawford as an egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in protégé and star reporter Steve McCleary (John Derek), whose investigation into a "lonelyhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past"--Container
Run for cover by Nicolas Ray( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-convict survives a lynch mob and becomes the town's sheriff once word of his gun skills reach the local townsfolk
Rogues of Sherwood Forest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood must once again gather his Merry Men to rise against King John, who is imposing overwhelming taxes and unspeakable treatment upon the people in medieval England
The Bolero by Maurice Ravel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na haar eindexamen hunkert de rijke Ayre McGillavry naar meer kennis over de kunst der liefde
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four desperadoes are released from prison and set out to retrieve the stolen loot they buried five years before. Enroute to the ghost town of Tomahawk Gap they capture a young Indian girl. She and raiding Apaches complicate their quest for their ill-gotten gain
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Hur: Judah Ben-Hur is a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ
An eye for beauty : a photographer's odyssey by Robert Vavra( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bo : photographs by John Derek( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along came Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fury at showdown: A rancher trying to overcome his past as a notorious gunfighter is forced into violent retribution when his brother is killed by crooks who are after his property
Humphrey Bogart : the Columbia Pictures Collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TOKYO JOE (1949) -- The first American film to be shot on location in Japan since WWII, this gripping thriller finds Bogart as an expatriate American in Tokyo trying to win back his ex-wife (Florence Marly) from lawyer Mark Landis (Alexander Knox) while contending with blackmail and extortion from the former head of the Japanese secret service (Sessue Hayakawa). Directed by Stuart Heisler (I Died a Thousand Times, 1955) with cinematography by Charles Lawton, Jr. (3:10 to Yuma, 1957)
Les dix commandements by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'
Blake Edwards' "10" by Blake Edwards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan the ape man: The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view
An Annapolis story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two brothers who compete at the U.S. Naval Academy and for the love of the same girl
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The ten commandments
Alternative Names
Harris, Dane 1926-1998

Harris, Dare 1926-1998

Harris, Derek

Harris, Derek 1926-1998

Ioannes Derek

John Derek acteur, réalisateur et photographe américain

John Derek aktor amerykański

John Derek Amerikaans acteur

John Derek regista, attore e fotografo statunitense

John Derek US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Filmregisseur und Kameramann

Дерек, Джон

Ջոն Դերեք

ג'ון דרק

ג'ון דרק שחקן אמריקאי

جان درک بازیگر، عکاس، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون ديريك

존 데릭

ジョン・デレク

約翰·德瑞克

Languages
English (158)

Spanish (14)

French (8)

German (3)

Covers
All the king's menExodusThe Samuel Fuller collectionScandal sheetAn eye for beauty : a photographer's odyssey