WorldCat Identities

Koch, Howard W. Jr 1916-2001

Works: 103 works in 207 publications in 4 languages and 7,483 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  History  Conspiracy films  War films  Romance films  Spy films  Parody films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, fmd, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Howard W Koch
Most widely held works by Howard W Koch
Ghost by Jerry Zucker( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam and Molly are happy together and deeply in love. Walking back to their new apartment after a night out at the theatre, they encounter a thief in a dark alley. Sam is murdered and finds himself trapped as a ghost. He realises that his death was no accident. He must warn Molly about the danger that she is in. But as a ghost, Sam can not be seen or heard by the living, and so he tries to communicate with Molly through Oda Mae Brown, a psychic who doesn't believe in her own abilities or that her powers are real
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early fifties, this razor-sharp adaptation of the novel by Richard Condon concerns the decorated U.S. Army sergeant Raymond Shaw, who as a prisoner during the Korean War is brainwashed into being a sleeper assassin in a Communist conspiracy, and a fellow POW who slowly uncovers the sinister plot
The odd couple by Gene Saks( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two divorced men (one fastidious to a fault, the other an incredible slob) share a New York apartment
On a clear day you can see forever by Burton Lane( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lush musical features the masterful talents of singing superstar Barbra Streisand. Chain-smoking kooky Daisy (Streisand) consults psychiatrist Chabot (Yves Montand) to help her stop smoking. Chabot is astonished to learn she has amazing ESP powers, and that under hypnosis she reveals her former life as Melinda, an 1840 English coquette. The romantic complications of the triangle become involved as Chabot falls in love with the elusive Melinda and Daisy falls in love with Chabot. All ends well when Daisy informs Chabot they will meet again in 2038
Plaza suite( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three interlocking tales of love and romance in one New York hotel suite
A New leaf by Elaine May( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Graham is a man with a problem: he has run through his entire inheritance and is completely unequipped to provide for himself. His childhood guardian, Uncle Harry, refuses to give him a dime, so Henry devises a plan with the help of his imaginative butler to make is money the old-fashioned way, he can marry it
Last of the red hot lovers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married man going through a mid-life crisis attempts to woo women to his mother's empty apartment in hopes of having an affair, but things don't go as planned
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II Morocco, seething with European refugees desperate for passage to neutral Lisbon, only a world-weary and bitter nightclub owner can help his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
Karloff & Lugosi horror classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein 1970: Dr. Frankenstein allows a film crew access to shoot a horror flick at his family castle ... and now having what he needs for his monstrous experiments -- fresh young body parts ready for harvesting!
Once is not enough( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

January Wayne returns home to New York only to find her father married to the fifth richest woman in the world. Though it is a marriage of convenience for both parties, it is just enough to spite his daughter, who in return seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter as a payback
Airplane! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top secret!: Parody film that pits American rock star Nick Rivers against the dreaded East German High Command. It's a race against time as Nick teams up with Hillary Flammond to find her father before he can create the ultimate super weapon-- the Polaris Mine
Three strangers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to a ancient Chinese legend, if three strangers come together before the Chinese idol, Kwan Yin at midnight of the Chinese New Year, she will grant their wish. Crystal Shackleford brings Johnny West and Jerome Arbutny to her apartment to fulfill the legend of the three strangers. They buy shares in a winning lottery ticket which changes their lives, but not in the ways they expected
Some kind of hero by Michael Pressman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A POW returns to the United States after six years captivity in Vietnam, and finds his world in ruins. Meeting a sympathetic hooker, he begins a life of crime
The idolmaker( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Idolmaker takes an incisive look at the machinations behind the music business. It's also a loving remembrance of the early days of rock 'n' roll and an honest, thrilling story of what success is about
Letter from an unknown woman by Max Ophuls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 20th century Vienna, Stefan Brand is in the process of fleeing on the eve of a duel he wants no part of. However, before he can do so, he receives an anonymous letter from an unknown woman. Stefan is deeply moved by what he reads and starts to realize that the letter's author is Lisa Berndl, a young woman he's known but disregarded for most of his life
Airplane II : the sequel by Ken Finkleman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's a mad bomber on board, the first lunar shuttle is about to self-destruct, the engines are not working, and--worst of all--the flight crew discovers they are completely out of coffee!
The black sleep( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The masters of classic horror (Basil Rathbone, John Carradine, Bela Lugosi, and Lon Chaney) gather together and meet in a spooky old house in which a crazed scientist creates frightening human mutants"--Container
Badge 373( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eddie Ryan ... a tough, no-nonsense and abrasive Irish cop, has to turn in his badge after scuffling with a suspect who then falls to his death from a rooftop. But that doesn't stop him from heading out on a one-man crusade to avenge his partner's murder, all the while neglecting his new live-in girlfriend, Maureen. Ryan's investigation leads him to Puerto Rican drug kingpin, Sweet Willie, and the shipment of guns for the Puerto Rican Crime Syndicate"--Container
The Keep( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is World War II in German-occupied Rumania. Nazi soldiers have been sent to garrison a mysterious fortress at the Dinu Pass. The Keep was not built to keep anything out. The massive structure was, in fact, built to keep something in
The long walk home by Richard Pearce( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect and lasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground."--Container
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On a clear day you can see forever
Alternative Names
Howard W. Koch Amerikaans filmregisseur (1916-2001)

Howard W. Koch amerykański reżyser

Howard W. Koch réalisateur américain

Howard W. Koch regista statunitense

Howard W. Koch US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Koch, Howard W. 1916-2001

Koch, Howard Winchel.

Ховард В. Кох

הווארד ו' קוץ'

هاوارد دبلیو کوخ



The odd coupleOn a clear day you can see foreverCasablancaKarloff & Lugosi horror classics