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Vernon, John 1932-2005

Overview
Works: 111 works in 306 publications in 5 languages and 8,377 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television programs  Western films  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Vernon
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After avenging his family's brutal murder by Union Forces in the Civil War, Missouri farmer Josey Wales is on the lam, pursued by a pack of killers. He travels westward alone, but a ragtag group of outcasts is drawn to him, and Wales can't leave his motley surrogate family unprotected
Dirty Harry by Don Siegel ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and French and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rooftop sniper named Scorpio has killed twice. Streetwise San Francisco police detective Harry Callahan will nail the perp one way or another-- no matter what "the system" prescribes
Herbie goes bananas by Vincent McEveety ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Herbie the Love Bug is in Rio de Janeiro racing, he runs into a number of misadventures
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, Anglo-Saxon, rich young men that no one can stand except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 488 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
Point blank by John Boorman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professional criminal helps pull off an underworld heist, then is gunned down and left for dead. He resurfaces to track down his share of the loot
Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 459 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 )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Penguin and Rupert Thorn are criminal cohorts with a scheme to sell illegal weapons. Now, there's a new super hero in Gatham City who has other plans for the evil entrepreneurs - Batwoman! With high-tech gadgets and powerful punches, Batwoman proves a formidable crimefighter. When Batwoman crosses the criminal line, Batman must identify if she is an ally or foe
Killer klowns from outer space ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 275 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
Kung Fu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kwai Chang Caine is a Shoalin Monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emporer'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 to continually run into trouble from gun fighters 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
Charley Varrick ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 215 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
Sweet movie ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 212 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 )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome, which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime, a brief encounter between a weary housewife and a radio announcer unfolds into an intimate drama
The decade you were born ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you were born in the 80s', your parents were the last wave of baby boomers. They, along with everybody else, were embracing the future with the personal computer. It was the decade of remarkable technology. Steve Jobs and Bill Gates became household names. MTV broadcasted the first music video; there was a home-video store in every neighborhood; and Pac-Man, was the best selling arcade game of all time
Dirty Harry collection by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains all 5 Dirty Harry movies and 1 Dirty Harry bonus disc
Arabella by Richard Strauss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, set in Vienna of the early 1860s, follows the romantic complications surrounding Arabella's betrothal to a rich Hungarian land owner and a penniless lieutenant who loves her
Dirty Harry collection 4 film favorites ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dirty Harry: A rooftop sniper named Scorpio has killed twice. Streetwise San Francisco police detective Harry Callahan will nail the perp one way or another-- no matter what "the system" prescribes. Magnum force: Harry Callahan goes up against rookie motorcycle cops gone vigilante. Enforcer: Detective Harry Callahan has a new partner, Inspector Kate Moore, who has two jobs: tracking down a band of armed-and-wacko terrorists and winning Harry's confidence. 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
La Fille mal gardeĢe by Ferdinand Hérold ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a village in the French countryside, tells of the difficult path of true love, as Widow Simone is determined to betroth her willful daugther Lise to the eccentric son of a rich farmer, but Lise and her lover Colas conspire to thwart the widow's plans
Brannigan by Douglas Hickox ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in French and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Wayne plays Chicago Police Lt. Jim Brannigan, sent to England to extradite a criminal who, it turns out, he's got a personal grudge against
20 movie star films star studded and celebrity packed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the bough breaks: A detective and a child psychologist investigate a child molestation ring that uses a center for troubled children as a front
 
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Alternative Names
Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon
Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon, 1932-2005
Vernon, John R., 1932-2005
Languages
English (125)
Spanish (15)
French (13)
Italian (8)
German (3)
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