WorldCat Identities

Derek, John 1926-1998

Overview
Works: 86 works in 199 publications in 5 languages and 6,525 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Portraits  Christian fiction  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Photographer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  John Derek Publications about John Derek
Publications by  John Derek Publications by John Derek
posthumous Publications by John Derek, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Derek
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epic story of Moses, the prophet who led his people, the Israelites, out of bondage in the land of Egypt to the Promised Land
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 1,819 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. The novel was loosely based on the life of Huey Pierce Long, governor of Louisiana and senator
Exodus by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the story of the postwar Jewish struggle for independence and their fight to establish a homeland in Israel, beginning with the exodus from a Cypriot detention camp of a shipload of courageous European Jews headed toward Israel aboard a weathered freighter
Knock on any door by Raymond Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
24 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 )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 68 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 66 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
Scandal sheet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 57 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 )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 43 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 )
2 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 30 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
Bolero ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tras terminar los estudios universitarios, la romántica Ayre emprende la búsqueda de su príncipe azul para perder la virginidad. Tras su primera tentativa con un soñoliento jeque árabe, decide viajar al sur de España, donde conocera a Ángel, un valiente torero, con el conocerá el amor
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 23 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
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
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 16 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
Bo : photographs by John Derek ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Annapolis story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 12 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
The ten commandments (1956) The ten commandments (1923) ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains two versions of "The Ten Commandments" from director Cecil B. DeMille, including the 1923 silent film, and the 1956 remake, dramatizing the biblical story of Moses, a man who turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people, the Jews, to the Promised Land
Tarzan the ape man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An innocent Victorian lass gets lost in the primitive jungle and meets up with the noblest savage of them all
Blake Edwards' "10" by Sam O Brown ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan the ape man: The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view
Ghosts can't do it ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman misses her dead husband terribly. Coached by her husband's impatient ghost, she searches the most exotic corners of the earth in her search for the perfect body to receive his reincarnated soul
Once before I die ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shortly after Pearl Harbor the Japanese attack the Philippine islands a group of polo playing soldiers and their families are surprised far off in the countryside. Lt. Bailey leads them back to Manila, but the streets are jammed with fugitives. On the trip Bailey's fiancée Alex talks with a shy 19 year old soldier. He tells her of his fears of dying and admits that he's never been with a woman. Only once before he dies, he'd like to have sex
 
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Alternative Names
Harris, Dane 1926-1998
Harris, Dare 1926-1998
Harris, Derek
Harris, Derek, 1926-1998
Languages
English (102)
Spanish (8)
German (4)
French (4)
Japanese (1)
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