WorldCat Identities

Vernon, John 1932-2005

Works: 185 works in 532 publications in 6 languages and 12,576 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Police films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Superhero television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Vernon
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peaceful farmer turns Confederate renegade to avenge the deaths of his wife and child at the hands of bandits-turned-Union sympathizers
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962, Larry Kroger and Kent Dorfman are freshman in college. They want to join a fraternity. After visiting several, including the snobby Omega house, they come to a Delta house pledge party. Here they meet the handsome, but compulsive womanizer Otter, his best friend Boone, Boone's girlfriend Katy, the daring thrill-seeker D-Day, the ever responsible Hoover, and slacker Bluto. They are accepted into the fraternity and join in on the wild toga parties, road trips, and practical jokes. But Dean Wormer is determined to have Delta kicked off campus and its members expelled. He enlists the help of Omega house and its leaders Doug Neidermyer and Greg Marmalard and new pledge Chip Diller. Delta is not willing to go away quietly
Dirty Harry by Don Siegel( Visual )

35 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violently inclined San Francisco police inspector is the only cop who is able to arrest a rooftop sniper. When the man is released through lack of evidence, he takes private revenge
Herbie goes bananas by Vincent McEveety( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Herbie the Love Bug is in Rio de Janeiro racing, he runs into a number of misadventures
Point blank by John Boorman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Marvin stars as Walker, a gangster shot "point blank" and left for dead on Alcatraz by his partner--who leaves with Walker's money and his wife. But Walker doesn't die. Now, ruthless and unstoppable, he pursues the people who betrayed him. Based on the novel The Hunter by Donald E.Westlake
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Batman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return of the joker: Standing in the way of the fiendish Joker is a new Batman for a new generation
Killer klowns from outer space( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A spaceship -- looking like a circus tent -- lands in a field near a small town, signaling the attack of deviant, red-nosed, balloon-twisting psychos from another world who plan to annihilate mankind -- by turning people into cotton candy! Luckily, the town's teen citizenry decides to fight back and teach the cosmic bozos a lesson. But these klowns are no klutzes, turning popcorn, peanuts and caramel corn into playful -- but deadly -- weapons of madcap destruction and mayhem!"--Container
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fight crime day and night alongside the Dark Knight with 28 heroic adventures from the acclaimed series
Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

43 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American CIA agent learns of Cuban missiles and a NATO spy by the code name of TOPAZ from a defecting Russian
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
Charley Varrick by Don Siegel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley Varrick is a small-time crook who outfoxes the mob and makes a desperate run for the Mexican border and safety
Una giornata particolare = a special day( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restée seule dans son appartement pendant un défilé marquant le passage d'Hitler à Rome, une femme rencontre un autre locataire. [(c) Médiafilm]
Kung Fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kwai Chang Caine is a Shaolin monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emperor's nephew. The nephew had killed Caine's teacher in cold blood with a gun, like a coward. Caine flees to America both to escape retaliation and to search for his brother in order to settle down in this new land. However, he can not help but continually run into trouble from gunfighters and others as they oppress the innocent, while bounty hunters pursue the price on his head. Against this, he has his Kung-fu martial arts skill which proves to be devastatingly effective in this gun-dominated land
Sweet movie( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Canada wins the contest of the "most virgin" Miss Monde 1984 and the prize is marriage to a milk industry tycoon along with his 50 billion dollars fortune. During their honeymoon, Miss Canada does not accept the "golden" penis of her husband, and with the help of black man Jeremiah Muscle, she runs away to Paris. There she meets a Latin singer, El Macho, they have intercourse in the Eiffel Tower and get stuck together. She moves to a weird anarchic community and later becomes an actress working in a chocolate advertisement. Meanwhile, the revolutionary, pedophile, and mad killer Anna Planeta makes candy in her boat while sailing through the canals of a city that seems to be Amsterdam. She meets the sailor Potemkin and they have a torrid affair. Meanwhile, she uses her candies to seduce young boys and kill her lovers. In the middle of the story, what seems to be footage of a Nazi doctor and a slaughter in a war with many dead bodies is presented. Makavejev's bizarre and pointedly satirical vision is totally uncompromising and filled with shocking images, looking at sex in all its complexities
A special day by Ettore Scola( Visual )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Rome, Hitler is arriving for his first visit with Italy's dictator Mussolini. Emanuele rushes off to the parade marking the historic event, leaving his wife Antoinetta in the kitchen. She escapes the heat and boredom with a walk on the roof where she meets Gabriel. Their meeting will change both their lives. Rated PG. Starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, and John Vernon. Violence. (108 min.) 1977
The decade you were born( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bail out: Three down-on-their-luck bounty hunters promise to find the daughter of a millionaire and bring her safely to court to testify against drug dealers. Before they know it, the bounty hunters find themselves caught in the middle of an international drug conspiracy that leads them into the mountains of Mexico. 21 Jump Street: A rookie cop is assigned to a special undercover unit where officers pose as high school and college students to discover and prevent crimes by teenagers
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudden impact: Responding to cries of police brutality, Harry Callahan's bosses send him on an out-of-town assignment, tracking a traumatized rape victim who coldly guns down her bygone attackers
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Alternative Names
Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon

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Agopsowicz, Adolphus Vernon 1932-2005

John Vernon 1932–2005; Canadian actor

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English (200)

Italian (24)

Spanish (7)

French (5)

German (1)

Dutch (1)