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Mantell, Joe 1915-2010

Overview
Works: 19 works in 63 publications in 2 languages and 4,241 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction television programs  Film adaptations  Horror films  Film noir  History  Fantasy television programs  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Mantell
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 2,055 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
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
The Birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 497 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 )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 482 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 two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 197 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
Marty by Delbert Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Borgnine stars as a lonely bachelor who finds romance with another lonely soul who had given up on love
Storm center( Visual )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 17 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
Onionhead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 10 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 twilight zone the complete definitive collection by Rod Serling( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 9 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
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

Mister Peepers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discharged from the U.S. Army, Mister Peepers returns to Jefferson Junior High, but is unhappy to learn that his return means the layoff of the teacher who replaced him, an older man with a sick wife. At the end of the program, Mister Peepers tells children watching to "tell your parents to be sure and vote."
Shériff de Red Rock( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries 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
Studio one-- "Fair play"( )

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

Arrest & trial( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dr. Harmon (Compton) is founded dead after visiting a patient, Mrs. Johnson, at Rembrandt Hotel late in the evening. The police traces the connection to Hoagy Blair (Ronney), a comedian. Later, the police arrests Hoagy while he's trying to buy heroin and Hoagy confesses that he's the killer. During the trial, Harry Needles (Mantell), a drug dealer, who's trying to help Hoagy, gives John Egan (Connors) an address to visit. What will Egan find at this address could possibly help his client?
The twilight zone( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape clause: Hypochondriac Walter Becker (David Wayne) would do anything to feel better--including making a deal with the devil (Thomas Gomez) for perfect health and immortality. Unfortunately, he soon finds out that immortality is not all it's cracked up to be. Nervous man in a four dollar room: Ordered to commit a murder he doesn't want to perform, a small-time hood (Joe Mantell) nervously looks in the mirror and sees the man he could have been. The Midnight sun: For reasons beyond comprehension, the Earth has changed its orbit and is moving inexorably toward the sun, sending temperatures soaring into the triple digits. Though most of New York has been deserted, art student Norma (Lois Nettleton) and her landlady (Betty Garde) elect to stay behind. A kind of stopwatch: McNulty (Richard Erdman) is a nonstop talker and a crashing bore. Unable to engage anyone in conversation, he decides to manufacture a few "pregnant pauses" of his own with the aid of a magic stopwatch. And when the sky was opened: Colonel Clegg Forbes (Rod Taylor) and two fellow astronauts (Charles Aidman, Jim Hutton) have returned from their first space flight, and discover that no one remembers them--as if they never existed. In his image: Alan Talbot (George Grizzard) doesn't understand why his home town seems unfamiliar, and why there is a stranger living in his house. At a loss to explain this to his fiancée Jessica (Gail Kobe), he determines to get to the bottom of things. The Last night of a jockey: Barred from the track for life, crooked jockey Grady (Mickey Rooney) boozily expresses the wish to escape his sordid surroundings and become a truly "big man." His wish is granted, but there is a heavy price to be paid
Les Incorruptibles : Scandaleux verdict Les Incorruptibles : Tueur sans gages( Visual )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unhired assassin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unhired assassin, part one: With the repeal of prohibition imminent, Al Capone's "puppet rats" scurry to find new operations. They look to the 1933 Chicago World's fair and start pressuring the mayor into giving them a piece of the pie. Its up to Eliot Ness to guard the Mayor. Part two: Chicago's Mayor Cermak is on his way to Miami for a vacation. When Ness learns that Frank Nitti has hired a marksman to murder Mayor Cermak, the Untouchables scour the town for suspicious characters. There are also plans afoot to assassinate FDR during the same presidential rally
 
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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

جو مانتل بازیگر آمریکایی

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