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Mayes, Wendell

Overview
Works: 126 works in 485 publications in 6 languages and 9,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Legal films  Biographical films  Political films  Disaster films  Western films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
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 )
60 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,179 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 Paul Gallico( visu )
21 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,006 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 )
17 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 )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Epic treatment of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the naval base
The Spirit of St. Louis by Wei de er( visu )
5 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 834 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 )
24 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 655 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 enemy below by Dick Powell( visu )
18 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 643 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 )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and French and held by 635 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
The stalking moon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 299 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 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 )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 176 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 )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 90 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 )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 75 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
The bank shot ( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 61 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!
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
John Wayne collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 55 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 46 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
The desert rats ; Twelve o'clock high ; Von Ryan's express ; The young lions ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Von Ryan's express: An American captain leads Allied prisoners in a daring train escape across Nazi-controlled Italy during World War II
 
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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 guionista estadounidense
Wendell Mayes scénariste américain
Wendell Mayes US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Γουέντελ Μέγιες
Уэнделл Мэйс
וונדל מאייס תסריטאי אמריקאי
メイズ, ウェンデル
溫德爾·梅斯
溫德爾·梅耶斯
Languages
English (187)
German (12)
Spanish (10)
French (6)
Italian (2)
Ndonga (1)
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