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Farrow, John 1904-1963

Overview
Works: 203 works in 522 publications in 8 languages and 8,901 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Comedy films  Epic films  Romance films  Film noir  History  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, fmd, Performer, Film editor, Producer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Farrow
Publications by John Farrow
Publications by John Farrow, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Farrow
 
Most widely held works by John Farrow
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( visu )
25 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,481 libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Hondo by John Farrow( visu )
30 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
Hondo Lane, a dispatch rider for the cavalry, encounters Angie Lowe, a woman living alone with her young son in the midst of hostile Apache territory. She presumes she is safe because the Apaches, under their chief Vittorio, have always left them alone. Later Hondo has a run-in with Angie's good-for-nothing husband and is forced to kill him. When Vittorio captures Hondo to save his life, Angie tells the Apache chief that he is her husband. In order to protect her from a forced marriage with one of the Apaches, Hondo reluctantly goes along with the lie
Damien, the leper by John Farrow( Book )
52 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
A biography of the heroic priest who gave his life working for the lepers in the Hawaiian Islands
Pageant of the popes by John Farrow( Book )
23 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 libraries worldwide
The author has succeeded (by concentrating on what is really significant) in condensing into a single, continuous narrative, simple, readable and packed with interesting detail, all the most important material from the monumental standard histories, which run to about 100 volumes and to more than five million words
The story of Thomas More by John Farrow( Book )
14 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
The big clock by John Farrow( visu )
20 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 562 libraries worldwide
"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
His kind of woman by John Farrow( visu )
18 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect
Wake Island ( visu )
10 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
"Based on the incredible true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault."
The sea chase by John Farrow( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and French and held by 253 libraries worldwide
German naval officer Karl Ehrlich loves his country and hates Hitler. As World War II erupts, Ehrlich defies orders and takes his freighter on a fox-and-hound pursuit from the Germans and the British
Where danger lives ( visu )
4 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Where danger lives: Jeff Cameron, a young intern at the beginning of his career, who links his destiny to that of a patient who is brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt. Jeff dumps the secure, rather plain nurse Julie, for the passionate but perplexing Margo. Confused and caught up in Margo's deceptions, Jeff loses his sense of reality and finds himself fleeing with her for the Mexican border
Plunder of the sun ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
American insurance investigator Al Colby is hired to smuggle a package out of Havana and into Oaxaca, Mexico. When the man who hired him is murdered aboard ship, Colby decides to find out what he is carrying and why it is worth killing for
Classic Western round-up ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
The man from the Alamo: A soldier delegated to escape the Alamo, the famous besieged fort, is labeled a coward and a deserter, and instead of defending himself, he sets out to gain revenge on a band of renegades
Copper Canyon ( visu )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
In the early days after the Civil War, Johnny, a vaudeville sharpshooter, tries to outrun his past as a hero in the Confederate Army. But when some ex-Confederate miners need protection from Unionists and corrupt lawmen who run Copper Canyon, Johnny decides to fight for justice. Along the way he wins the heart of a local beauty
Classic war collection : 4 movie marathon. ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Wake Island: A handful of U.S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Film Noir classic collection. 5 timeless suspense thrillers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life
Seven poems in pattern by John Farrow( Book )
2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
John Paul Jones ( visu )
4 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
John Paul Jones is the epic story of that historic encounter and of the man who inspired the growth of a mighty navy
War collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Wake Island : Based on the true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
Five came back ( visu )
10 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Nine passengers from all walks of life and a crew of three take off from Los Angeles, bound for Panama City, but a sudden storm blows them off course and causes the plane to crash in the Amazon jungle
Commandos strike at dawn ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Erik Toresen is a simple Norwegian fisherman who finds his quiet coastal village shattered by the Nazi invasion. Untrained in the ways of war, the villagers use only their cold, sullen hatred as defense. But when an elder member of the village community is maimed and tortured, Muni mobilizes the villagers and trains them to fight
 
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Alternative Names
Farrow, John 1904-1963
Farrow, John V. 1904-1963
Farrow, John V. (John Villiers), 1904-1963
Farrow John Villiers 1904-1963
Ioannes Farrow
John Farrow Australisch filmregisseur
John Farrow australischer Drehbuchautor und Regisseur
John Farrow réalisateur américain
John Farrow regista statunitense
Villiers Farrow, John 1904-1963
Фэрроу, Джон
جان فارو فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان استرالیایی
جون فارو
존 패로
패로우, 존 1904-1963
ジョン・ファロー
約翰·法羅
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English (216)
Spanish (9)
French (5)
German (4)
Dutch (4)
Korean (2)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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