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Mason, James 1909-1984

Overview
Works: 1,025 works in 3,138 publications in 9 languages and 45,091 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Legal films  Musical films  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Producer, Author, Editor, Costume designer, Other, Contributor, Illustrator, Commentator, Recipient, Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about James Mason
Publications by James Mason
Publications by James Mason, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Mason
North by Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
185 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 5,004 libraries worldwide
Enemy agents mistake a New York City advertising executive for an American spy
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( visu )
36 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,068 libraries worldwide
Captain Nemo guides the submarine Nautilus on a memorable voyage below the seven seas
Lolita by Stanley Kubrick( visu )
119 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,020 libraries worldwide
Stanley Kubrick's sixth film is a brilliant, sly adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's celebrated yet infamous 1955 novel. It chronicles a middle-aged literature professor's unusual and doomed sexual passion/obsession for a seductively precocious pubescent "nymphet" named Lolita. Thanks to the film industry's production code, the film is mostly suggestive, with numerous double entendres and metaphoric sexual situations, while the story has been transformed into a black comedy and murder mystery. The film lacks the element that enabled most readers to understand the novel--Humbert Humbert's exquisite inner voice. As a consequence the film is big, luxurious, and full of a barren, cold humor, yet a visual tour-de-force in elegant black-and-white
A star is born by George Cukor( visu )
85 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,841 libraries worldwide
Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( visu )
58 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,726 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( visu )
54 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
Alcoholic lawyer finds a chance to redeem himself by accepting an unwinnable malpractice case
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
23 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Jules Verne's journey to the center of the Earth by Henry Levin( visu )
33 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
A daring scientist leads an expedition into the interior of the Earth, where fierce dinosaurs and an intelligent reptilian race battle a primitive human civilization
Heaven Can Wait by Warren Beatty( visu )
24 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and German and held by 964 libraries worldwide
Joe Pendleton, a Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally goes to heaven after a car accident, and returns to earth in the body of another man who was a corporate giant. After deciding to resume his place with the Rams (by purchasing the team), Pendleton must also deal with the consequences of the former businessman's actions. Loose remake of Here Comes Mr. Jordan
The boys from Brazil by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
58 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 907 libraries worldwide
A band of Nazi leaders, escaped from postwar Germany, scheme to return to power. Their plans to dominate the world are based on a bizarre biological experiment undertaken by Josef Mengele
Madame Bovary by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
18 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 784 libraries worldwide
A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy. Based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( visu )
39 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 729 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of the ascension of Roman Emperor Commodus, in which Commodus assassinates his father (Emperor Marcus Aurelius) when he learns that Aurelius had planned to name Aurelius' adopted son Livius (a fictional character) as Aurelius' successor
Lord Jim by Richard Brooks( visu )
49 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 711 libraries worldwide
A disgraced 19th-century British sailor lives nobly among natives. From the Joseph Conrad novel
Odd man out by Carol Reed( visu )
52 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows
Evil under the sun by Guy Hamilton( visu )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 668 libraries worldwide
An opulent beach resort is the setting as Hercules Poirot attempts to unravel the murder of an actress everyone has reason to hate
The blue max ( visu )
17 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
A low-born infantryman becomes a pilot during World War I, almost deliberately stepping on the sensibilities of his aristocratic comrades in the process. A national hero, he wins the Blue Max, the highest award that can be bestowed upon an aviator. His fame is exploited by a general, who tolerates the affair between the pilot and the general's wife. The canny general knows that, eventually, the pilot will become expendable, and a "heroic" death can be arranged
The desert fox : the story of Rommel by Henry Hathaway( visu )
29 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 658 libraries worldwide
Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered
Georgy girl ( visu )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 629 libraries worldwide
A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate
Salem's Lot by Stephen King( visu )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
Into the sleepy little hamlet of Salem's Lot comes a stranger who unleashes an insidious evil so devastating that it threatens to destroy the entire town and everyone in it. Ben Mears, a young novelist, returns home to Salem's Lot after many years, determined to write a book about the eerie old Marsten House which overlooks the town. It is Mears' conviction that the source of all the trouble is the evil Marsten House itself, which he believes attracts evil to it. With the help of his old schoolmaster and a courageous teenager, he tries to unravel the deadly plague that is claiming the lives and souls of the townspeople of Salem's Lot
Bigger than life by Nicholas Ray( visu )
32 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
When a friendly, successful suburban teacher and father is prescribed cortisone for a painful, possibly fatal affliction, he grows dangerously addicted to the experimental drug, resulting in his transformation into a psychotic and ultimately violent household despot. "This Eisenhower-era throat-grabber, shot in expressive CinemaScope, is an excoriating take on the nuclear family. That it came in the day of Father Knows Best makes it all the more shocking -- and wildly entertaining."--Jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Džejms Mejson
Iacobus Mason
James Mason acteur britannique
James Mason aktor brytyjski
James Mason anglický herec
James Mason attore britannico
James Mason Brits acteur
James Mason englischer Filmschauspieler
Mason, James Neville.
Τζέιμς Μέισον
Джеймс Мейсън
Джеймс Мэйсон
Джэймс Мэйсан
Мэйсон, Джеймс
Џејмс Мејсон
Ջեյմս Մեյսոն
ג'יימס מייסון
جیمز میسون بازیگر بریتانیایی
제임스 메이슨
ジェームズ・メイソン
占士·美臣
詹姆士·梅遜
Languages
English (803)
Spanish (59)
German (46)
French (45)
Multiple languages (20)
Italian (9)
Icelandic (1)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)
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