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Mayes, Wendell

Overview
Works: 169 works in 439 publications in 6 languages and 9,461 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Legal films  Fiction  Biographical films  Political films  Western films  Disaster films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Wendell Mayes
Publications by Wendell Mayes
Publications by Wendell Mayes, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Wendell Mayes
 
Most widely held works by Wendell Mayes
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( visu )
49 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,172 libraries worldwide
"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( visu )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( visu )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
In harm's way by Jan Krawitz( visu )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 817 libraries worldwide
In "In Harm's Way," producer-director Otto Preminger details the devastating sneak attack on the Pearl Harbor Naval Base as well as the explosive behind-the-scenes stories. In "Island in the Sky" a transport plane crashes on Labrador's frozen tundra. The pilot must keep his crew alive while waiting to be rescued. Based on the novel by Ernest K. Gann
The Spirit of St. Louis by Wei de er( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Von Ryan's Express by Mark Robson( visu )
16 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and German and held by 627 libraries worldwide
American combat pilot Col. Joseph Ryan (Sinatra) is shot down over Nazi-controlled Italy and joins U.S. and English WWII troops in a prison camp during the summer of 1943. Given the insulting nickname "Von Ryan" because he initially seems more concerned with surviving than escaping, the colonel eventually leads Allied prisoners, as their new top ranking officer, in a daredevil race for freedom by commandeering an entire German freight train bound for Switzerland, with the Nazis in hot pursuit
The enemy below by Dick Powell( visu )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Set during the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II, the film tells the story of the cat and mouse hunt between the USS Haynes, a destroyer escort, and a German U-Boat. Captain Murrell, a former Merchant Mariner, saw his wife killed when his freighter was torpedoed by the Germans. Von Stolberg, the veteran U-Boat commander, sees no honor in the German aims of the war. Both of these highly experienced men must now try to outthink and outmaneuver each other, knowing that any mistake can bring instant defeat and death
Death wish by Michael Winner( visu )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and French and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Paul Kersey, a bleeding-heart liberal, becomes a one-man vigilante after his wife and daughter are violently attacked and raped by a gang of thugs
Go tell the Spartans by Ted Post( visu )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and German and held by 457 libraries worldwide
In 1964, a hard-boiled major is ordered to defend Muc Wa, an unoccupied and seemingly unimportant Vietnamese military outpost left behind by the French. He, his idealistic young lieutenant, his mostly green soldiers, and their supporting force of Vietnamese volunteers are overwhelmed as they deal with ambushes, betrayals, and brutality
The stalking moon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
A suspenseful manhunt saga. A relentless foe tracks Army scout Gregory Peck as he attempts to lead a woman once held captive by Apaches to safety
The hunters by John Marshall( visu )
6 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 199 libraries worldwide
An Air Force pilot in charge of a group of young flyboys in 1952 Korea knows where and when to separate his private life from his responsibilities
The hanging tree ( visu )
10 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 159 libraries worldwide
The story takes place in Skull Creek, a 1870s Montana gold camp. Dr. Joseph Frail (Gary Cooper) arrives, setting out his shingle near the camp's boom-or-bust hubbub of adventurers, ladies of fortune, mountain men and just plain decent folks. As skilled with a six-gun as with a scalpel, Frail will need both. His life will become intertwined with a young Swiss immigrant (Maria Schell), a man he saves from a mob (Ben Piazza), a shifty-eyed miner (Karl Malden) and a hellfire preacher (George C. Scott)
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
The stalking moon: When an army scout retires to a farm in New Mexico he takes pity on a white woman and her half-breed son recently rescued from indians, and invites them to join him. He does this even knowing the child's father is a feared and murderous Apache and that sooner or later a showdown is almost inevitable--www.imdb.com
The revengers ( visu )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The life of a peaceful rancher is torn apart when his family is massacred by a gang of marauding outlaws and his farm is destroyed. He assembles a team of mean, lawless convicts to act as his posse as he pursues the gang responsible for the deaths of his loved ones
Hotel ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Through the doors of the St. Gregory, a posh, aging luxury hotel in the New Orleans French Quarter, pass the powerful, the proud and the predatory: men and women whose lives become intriguingly intertwined in a saga of wealth, romance, betrayal and ambition
Turner classic movies greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
The bank shot ( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Fresh from his recent jailbreak, criminal mastermind Walter Ballantine is already plotting his next bank heist. And this time he's thinking big - he's not just taking the loot, he's stealing the whole bank! Beset by a hapless crew, a lusty backer and an overzealous prison warden, Ballantine soon discovers that, when your getaway vehicle is the bank itself, it pays to be America's most driven criminal!
The John Wayne collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Donovan's Reef. 'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise. Hatari! . A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways? In harm's way. A naval officer reprimanded after Pearl Harbor is later promoted to rear admiral and gets a second chance to prove himself against the Japanese.-- IMdB
Monsignor by Frank Perry( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Monsignor is a provocative and controversial drama about an ambitious American priest at war with his principles while embroiled in the high stakes of Vatican politics and finance. His clerical vows are further tested as he finds himself passionately drawn to a young postulant nun
Bank shot by Donald E Westlake( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Walter and his cohorts rob a bank by dragging it away with them using some house-moving equipment
 
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Alternative Names
Mayes, Wendall
Mayes, Wendall 1918-1992
Wendell Mayes Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1918-1992)
Wendell Mayes amerikansk manusforfattar
Wendell Mayes amerikansk manusförfattare
Wendell Mayes amerikansk manusforfatter
Wendell Mayes amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
Wendell Mayes scénariste américain
Wendell Mayes US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Уэнделл Мэйс
メイズ, ウェンデル
溫德爾·梅斯
Languages
English (163)
German (14)
Spanish (5)
French (3)
Italian (2)
Ndonga (1)
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