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Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Works: 236 works in 599 publications in 9 languages and 12,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog, Conceptor, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Lee Mahin
Publications by John Lee Mahin
Publications by John Lee Mahin, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Lee Mahin
Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Show boat by George Sidney( visu )
20 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,776 libraries worldwide
Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Scarface by Howard Hawks( visu )
24 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the Prohibition Era ... This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow"--Container
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
27 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and French and held by 900 libraries worldwide
A doctor experiments on himself with terrible results. Contains the original uncut long version starring Frederic March, for which he won an Oscar and the 1941 remake with Spencer Tracy in the title role
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
The bad seed ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
North to Alaska by Katherine Key( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
The Klondike, 1900. A hard-drinking, hard-driving prospector must protect his claim to a gold-mine ... and a San Francisco beauty
The horse soldiers by John Ford( visu )
13 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 638 libraries worldwide
The Horse Soldiers tell the tale ofa troop of Union soldiers who force their way deep into Southern territory to destroy a rebel stronghold at Newton Station
Mogambo by John Ford( visu )
28 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
"Installé en Afrique depuis plusieurs années, Victor Marswell est un célèbre chasseur et organisateur de safaris. Un jour, de retour d'une expédition, il ne cache pas son irritation devant l'arrivée d'Eloïse Y. Kelly, une actrice volcanique qui tente d'oublier un passé tumultueux. Celle-ci lui demande de l'héberger dans l'attente du prochain bateau par lequel doivent arriver l'anthropologue Donald Nordley et son épouse Linda. Les charmes d'Eloïse ont tôt fait d'abattre les résistances du bourru Victor
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 529 libraries worldwide
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Victor Fleming( visu )
5 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Young Jim Hawkins works on the ship known as the Hispaniola. Posing as a cook, one-legged Long John Silver joins the crew seeking to steal the treasure and ship
Boom town by Jack Conway( visu )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
No time for sergeants ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Georgia farm boy Will Stockdale is about to bust with pride because he's been drafted. Wearing a friendly, wide grin, he ambles into the U.S. Air Force, and most folk will never be the same, including pint-sized Ben, big-city bruiser Irvin and a jittery aptitude tester. Then there is Sgt. Orville King who is an old-timer driven crazy by Will's gee-whiz efforts at friendship
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
65 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Elephant Walk by William Dieterle( visu )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and German and held by 351 libraries worldwide
The young bride accompanies her husband to his plantation called Elephant Walk, and falls for the overseer. This love triangle is soon dwarfed by a cholera epidemic and a drought that brings herds of elephants to the plantation in a thundering stampede
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( visu )
15 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 271 libraries worldwide
A sea drama about a wealthy, spoiled, motherless boy, who is washed overboard from an ocean liner bound for Europe and is rescued by a Portuguese sailor and his cod fishing fleet. Upon being rescued, the boy is forced to work for his keep and the story pursues his reactions and attitudes towards forced servitude and the very close relationship that develops between him and Manuel, the Portuguese fisherman. During the boy's tenure aboard the ship, he becomes a more loveable character and becomes emotionally distressed upon the accidental death of his friend, Manuel. The story ends with the boy being returned, reluctantly, to his wealthy father (Melvyn Douglas), as a changed individual
Wife vs. secretary ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
A French princess flees to New Orleans to avoid marrying a nobleman she doesn't love. In bayou country she falls for a swaggering soldier who wards off pirates and a king to keep her
Tortilla Flat ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits 2 houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Advertising, selling the consumer by John Lee Mahin( Book )
19 editions published between 1914 and 1921 in English and Spanish and held by 162 libraries worldwide
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