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Gordon, Michael 1909-1993

Works: 78 works in 290 publications in 6 languages and 4,662 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Michael Gordon
Publications by Michael Gordon
Publications by Michael Gordon, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Michael Gordon
Most widely held works by Michael Gordon
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon( visu )
41 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 1,683 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted, attitudes begin to change
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( visu )
121 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves
Move over, darling ( visu )
10 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 467 libraries worldwide
A man who is ready to have his missing wife declared legally dead and remarry finds himself in a predicament when his first wife turns up after five years of being gone!
The Doris Day and Rock Hudson comedy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Send me no flowers: A hypochrondriac gets the wrong diagnosis and decides to arrange for a 'future' husband for his very confused wife
Portrait in black Madame X ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Madame X: A woman is blackmailed by her mother-in-law into leaving her politician husband and their baby. Twenty years later, she finds herself on trial for murder where she is defended by her own son
Rock Hudson ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
The last sunset: Journey to the Wild West with a haunted sheriff (Rock Hudson) as he joins an outlaw (Kirk Douglas) in a treacherous cattle drive and finds his heart captive to the wanted man's former lover
Portrait in black by Michael Gordon( visu )
6 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 104 libraries worldwide
An adulterous couple conspires to kill her tyrannical husband. Soon after the murder, the lovers in crime receive an anonymous letter that says only: "Dear Mrs. Cabot: Congratulations on the success of your murder."
Boy's night out ( visu )
3 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Bowling? Nope. Another round of beers? Yawn. Three married men and their divorced buddy want to try something more intriguing on their boys' night out: a boy's night in with a blonde tootsie in a secret love pad. Unknown to them, the tootsie is really a doctoral student researching the love life of the suburban male. And she proves her smarts by keeping all four relationships strictly platonic, despite the boys' boasting to the contrary
The Barbara Stanwyck collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Internes can't take money: Bullets fly and tensions rise when a desperate woman must turn to Dr. Kildare for help getting her child back from gangsters. The great man's lady: A reflective 100-year old woman looks back on her extraordinary sacrifice helped her husband become one of the nation's greatest men. The bride wore boots: It's a comedy of errors when a bookish husband tries to win back the affections of his horse-breeding wife. The lady gambles : When novice gambler Joan Booth bets it all, and loses, she is thrust into a downward spiral from which only her devoted husband can save her. All I desire: New scandals erupt and old ones resurface when an aging stage actress returns to her small hometown and the family she abandoned ten years earlier. There's always tomorrow : An unlucky-in-love fashion designer must decide if she should succumb to her feelings for a married man
Texas across the river ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
When a bridegroom (Delon) accidentally kills someone at his wedding, he escapes to Texas to avoid the authorities and wait for his bride (Forsyth), a beautiful Southern belle. At the border he meets a gunrunner (Martin) and his Indian sidekick (Bishop). In a barrage of slapstick humor, the mis-matched travelers and lovers battle Indians, settlers, and each other
Esther Waters ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"Esther Waters is a young woman living in 1880. Brought up by a puritanical mother, she leaves to become a servant in an aristocratic household. There she falls in love with the footman, William Latch, who seduces and then abandons her. Pregnant and alone, she returns to London to find her mother dead. With no one but herself for comfort, she struggles to survive."--Container
I can get it for you wholesale ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Money, romance, betrayal, double-dealing-- who knew making dresses could be so interesting? Harriet Boyd is a fashion model who has landed plenty of work with a Seventh Avenue dress-making concern. However, Harriet knows that she can't be a model forever, so she is trying to turn her dreams of being a dress designer into reality. She knows that you have to be tough to succeed in the garment industry, but "tough" is practically Harriet's middle name; the ruthless would-be garment mogul lures salesman Teddy Sherman and production whiz Mr. Cooper from the company and starts her own shop. Harriet has a genuine talent for designing dresses that look good on ordinary women, and the firm soon develops a solid customer base, but the more luxurious and lucrative department stores are looking for something more upscale. J.F. Noble, who runs one such chain, tells Harriet he'd be interested in carrying her merchandise if she was willing to create a line of designer-style gowns. Teddy is against the idea, feeling it doesn't play on their strengths and would be bad for the company in the long run. Harriet, however, is determined to make a name for herself, and when Teddy and Cooper won't allow her out of their deal, she begins making gowns for Noble on the sly
Cyrano de Bergerac The son of Monte Cristo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Cyrano de Bergerac: The story of Cyrano, the tragic wit renowned for his nose and unrequited love for the beautiful Roxanne. The son of Monte Cristo: Under cover of night, aristocratic dandy Edmond Dantes, Jr. transforms himself into The Torch, a masked avenger who rallies the Balkan countryside against evil Count Gurko
Cyrano de Bergerac collection ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in French and held by 20 libraries worldwide
In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves
King Solomon's mines ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
This film adaptation of the classic novel by H. Rider Haggard has a group of explorers on a dangerous safari in search of the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon. In their pursuit they must battle the elements, fend off sandstorms, a volcanic eruption and violent Zulus
The impossible years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
An upbeat comedy that bridges the generation gap about the hazards of raising teenagers
Simba ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A semi-documentary melodrama filmed in part in Kenya. A young Englishman whose brother has been murdered by Mau Mau terrorists overcomes his hatred of Negroes after a native physician sacrifices his life to prevent the massacre of a group of white colonists
Doris Day collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
MIDNIGHT LACE (1960) Doris Day portrays a rich young wife living in London who is the target of life-threatening phone calls and near fatal accidents. Everyone becomes a potential murderer, including her debonair husband, an adoring next- door-neighbor, and a construction foreman working nearby.MOVE OVER DARLING (1963) Five years after losing his first wife at sea, Nick is finally ready to have her declared legally dead, get remarried and settle down to a peaceful second marriage! But wedded bliss becomes marital mayhem when Ellen turns up alive -- with a hilarious, hair-brained scheme to win back her husband, put a stop to the honeymoon and give first love a second chance at happily-ever-after!DO NOT DISTURB (1965) What's a devoted wife to do when her husband spends more time working with his sexy secretary? For Janet Taylor, an American who has relocated to England with her executive husband Mike, there's only one solution - make him jealous by inventing an admirer. But as soon as Janet creates her make-believe Romeo, a real suitor arrives, whisks Janet off to Paris, wines and dines her...and comes face-to-face with an insanely irate Mike!CAPRICE (1967) Industrial spy Patricia Fowler is hot on the trail of a secret formula with the power to change the keeping ladies' hair dry in the water! So important is this miracle hair spray that cosmetics operatives everywhere have mobilized to find it. But when Patricia crosses paths with sexy spy Christopher White, she discovers something much more sinister behind her quest...a plot that could cause bad-hair days the world over!
Woman in hiding ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Living in mortal fear of her husband, Deborah Chandler Clark fakes her own death in an auto accident
Bettgeflüster ( file )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in German and English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
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Gordon, Michael 1909-1993
English (180)
Spanish (14)
German (6)
French (6)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
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