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Chaykin, Maury

Overview
Works: 222 works in 472 publications in 3 languages and 19,187 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical films  Western films  Film and video adaptations  Epic films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maury Chaykin
Mousehunt by Adam Rifkin( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers inherit a run-down mansion, and try to fix it up for sale to a preservation society. Their plans are foiled by a little mouse that has been living quite comfortably in the house by himself
My cousin Vinny ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever
Being Julia by W. Somerset Maugham( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens promises retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community. Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda and that everyone has secrets to keep
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rewarded for his heroism in the Civil War, Lt. John Dunbar wants to see the American frontier before it is gone. Assigned to an abandoned fort with a Sioux tribe as his only neighbor, he overcomes the language barrier and mutual fear and distrust to become a friend of the tribe. But his knowledge of their ultimate fate forces him to make a crucial decision
Devil in a blue dress by Carl Franklin( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins is a decorated war hero who returns home to work as a private eye. His job of finding a missing socialite puts him between the white power elite and the vibrant black commumnity of Central Avenue. As soon as Easy and his trigger-happy friend Mouse find Daphne Monet, trouble follows
Entrapment by Inc Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A solitary master thief and an insurance company investigator team up for a multibillion-dollar heist
Mystery, Alaska by Jay Roach( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remote, hockey-obsessed town populated by 633 of the most eccentric characters you'd ever want to meet, Mystery is the kind of place where nothing ever changes. But then life as they know it gets turned completely upside down when a publicity stunt brings the world-famous New York Rangers to Mystery for a game with the local team of weekend warriors and the whole town rises to meet the challenge of a lifetime
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hording the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
The art of war by Christian Duguay( Visual )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A special agent working for the United Nations unravels a scheme to disrupt a historic summit in China
The sign of the beaver ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a thirteen-year-old boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills
Owning Mahowny ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and German and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on real events that occurred in between 1980 and 1982. Dan Mahowny is a quiet, unassuming assistant manager at a bank in Toronto. He is a compulsive gambler and runs up a massive debt with his bookie. Dan's bank responsibilities include approving loans. Needing to cover his debts, Dan starts approving loans to non-existent clients and adding hundreds of thousands of dollars to other accounts. As Dan's debts begin to grow into the seven figure range, his dealings become harder to hide, both from the authorities and from Belinda
Wilby wonderful ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy focusing on the residents of a tiny island town during the course of a strange twenty-four hours
What's cooking? ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What happens when families come together for Thanksgiving? Almost anything! Tale of four very different families, as they cook up some tasty holiday surprises: love betrayal and even a few outrageous secrets! And, ultimately, discover the astonishing power love has to reconnect us all"--Container
Cutthroat Island by Renny Harlin( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Morgan Adams, the female captain of a pirate ship, is on a treasure hunt for millions of pounds of gold reportedly buried somewhere on Cutthroat Island. She and her uncles each hold sections of the map to the treasure. While Morgan is willing to make deals and agree to share the wealth in order to put the map together, her Uncle Dawg would rather kill everyone in his way, including his niece
Heavens fall ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tragic true story of nine black men who were pulled off an Alabama freight train and accused of raping two young white women, quickly tried, and sentenced to the electric chair. Forcing an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, a lone man defends them
Nero Wolfe ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Archie, an old acquaintance and fellow P.I., is accused of murdering a kept woman, Nero Wolfe investigates and finds several suspects
Varian's war by Lionel, director Chetwynd( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Varian Fry. During World War II, he constructed an elaborate underground rescue network saving some of the most influential figures of that era, including painter Marc Chagall
Mr. Destiny ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A junior executive finds his wildest dreams have come true when he bumps into a mysterious stranger
Bartleby ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the manager of a public records firm decides his staff of three could use some help, he hires Bartleby, the one and only candidate who applies for the job. But before long, the eccentric new employee creates an uproar by repeatedly defying his boss with the phrase "I'd prefer not to."
 
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Alternative Names
Chaken, Maury
Chaken, Maury 1949-2010
Chayken, Maury 1949-2010
Chaykin, Mauri
Chaykin, Mauri 1949-2010
Languages
English (144)
German (4)
Spanish (3)
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