WorldCat Identities

Vernon, John 1932-2005

Works: 128 works in 320 publications in 4 languages and 9,310 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Western films  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Police films  Superhero television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Vernon
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,919 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
Dirty Harry by Don Siegel( Visual )
18 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,022 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 )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While Herbie the Love Bug is in Rio de Janeiro racing, he runs into a number of misadventures
Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
34 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The best-selling spy novel bursts onto the screen in this riveting story of adventure and international intrigue. 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
Point blank by John Boorman( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 506 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 485 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
Animal house ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 456 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
Batman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 431 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
Batman, the animated series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fight crime day and night alongside the Dark Knight with 28 heroic adventures from the acclaimed series
Batman, the animated series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millionare Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Killer klowns from outer space ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 296 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 251 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
Charley Varrick ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 226 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 by DuĊĦan Makavejev( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 215 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
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ultimate college movie filled with food fights, fraternities and toga parties! Follow the uproarious escapades of the Delta House fraternity as they take on Dean Wormer, the sanctimonious Omegas and the entire female student body
The decade you were born ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 139 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
A special day ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 133 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
Dirty Harry collection by Clint Eastwood( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains all 5 Dirty Harry movies and 1 Dirty Harry bonus disc
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 101 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
Brannigan by Douglas Hickox( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in French and English and held by 70 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
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Alternative Names
Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon
Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon 1932-2005
Agopsowicz, Adolphus Vernon 1932-2005
Vernon, John R. 1932-2005
English (126)
Spanish (11)
Italian (5)
French (3)