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Mantell, Joe 1915-2010

Overview
Works: 27 works in 73 publications in 2 languages and 5,546 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  History  Film adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Television adaptations  Live television programs  Televised plays 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joe Mantell
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night
Marty by Delbert Mann( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is a nice guy, living with his mother in the Bronx, hanging around with similarly socially inept friends, dreaming of owning his own butcher's shop, and maybe even finding a girl to love. The people around him don't think Marty will make anything more of himself than he already has--life is comfortable, why would Marty want to change? But when Marty meets Clara, a schoolteacher with similar aspirations, Marty is motivated to do remarkable things
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete fifth season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring thirty-six episodes aired in 1963-64
The two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Chinatown, it is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past
The twilight zone( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Kick the can: A children's game somehow offers rejuvenative powers to an old man. In Steel: Lee Marvin's boxing robot breaks so he must enter the fight disguised as his own robot. In Game of pool: A young pool player finds himself playing against a long-dead master pool shark, with his life as the stakes. In Walking distance: An advertising agent visits his home town and slips thirty years into his childhood
Storm center( Visual )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A librarian refuses to remove a book called The Communist Dream from the public library when the city council tells her to do so. She is labelled a "red," loses her job, and becomes an outcast in the community
The twilight zone( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steel Kelly was a boxer in the days when humans were allowed in the ring. Now, androids do the fighting and Steel is the penniless manager of a broken-down robot (1st work). Jesse is the best pool player alive but people keep comparing him to the legendary Fats Brown. Unfortunately for Jesse, Fats is long dead so the ultimate showdown is not possible--until Fats returns to life (2nd work)
Onionhead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this romantic follow-up to No time for sergeants, Al Woods, ship's cook third class aboard the buoy tender USS Periwinkle creates more havoc
The golden age of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The Twilight zone( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Steel, Steel Kelly, a penniless fight manager of a broken-down robot, must fight his robot's battle against an opposing robot. In A Game of Pool, Jesse Cardiff, probably the best pool player alive, keeps getting compared to the legendary Fats Brown and must prove his worth
The twilight zone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of episodes from the television program The twilight zone that explores phenomena such as parapsychology, time travel and life on other planets
Nervous man in a four dollar room( Visual )

3 editions published in 1960 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie, a mouse of a man, finds himself in a terrible predicament in his hot little room 'on the outskirts of the Twilight Zone'
Steel( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shériff de Red Rock( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studio one-- "Fair play"( )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ai confini della realtà. The twilight zone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Marty (1955) by Delbert Mann( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Story of love affair between two lonely people
 
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Chinatown
Alternative Names
Joe Mantell acteur américain

Joe Mantell Amerikaans filmacteur

Joe Mantell amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Joe Mantell attore statunitense

Joe Mantell US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Mantel, Joseph 1915-2010

Мантелл, Джо

ג'ו מנטל

ג'ו מנטל שחקן אמריקאי

جو مانتل بازیگر آمریکایی

ジョー・マンテル

乔·曼泰尔

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MartyThe birds