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Mayes, Wendell

Overview
Works: 141 works in 401 publications in 5 languages and 9,107 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Legal films  Biographical films  Western films  Political films  Disaster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )
44 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,086 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 )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( visu )
14 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 931 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
The Spirit of St. Louis ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 796 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
In harm's way ( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the naval base
The enemy below by Dick Powell( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 596 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 )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Bronson is an urban liberal who becomes a vigilante in search of the gang of thugs who raped his daughter and raped and murdered his wife
Go tell the Spartans by Ted Post( visu )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and German and held by 452 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
Von Ryan's Express by Mark Robson( visu )
16 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and German and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgment, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding
The stalking moon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 277 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
Von Ryan's Express L'express du Colonel Von Ryan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgment, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding
The hunters ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 195 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 by Delmer Daves( visu )
6 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 152 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 71 libraries worldwide
Ride the high country: An ex-lawman is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend is plotting to double-cross him--www.imdb.com
The revengers ( visu )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 60 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 )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Through the doors of the St. Gregory, a posh, aging luxury hotel in the lusty New Orleans French Quarter, pass the powerful, the proud and the predatory. Among them are the bigoted owner, a tough-minded general manager, an arrogant Duchess who dominates her weak-willed husband, a Bible-thumping tycoon who'll invoke any means to add the St. Gregory to his conformity-stamped hotel chain, a duplicitous detective and a thief with a briefcase full of room keys, compliments of the town's hookers
The bank shot ( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 50 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!
John Wayne the tribute collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 49 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
Turner classic movies greatest classic legends film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The story of the FBI unfolds through the eyes of one of its agents. During his career he investigates gangsters, swindlers, the Ku Klux Klan, Nazi agents and cold war spies
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
 
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Alternative Names
Mayes, Wendall
Mayes, Wendall 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
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