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Paxton, John 1911-1985

Overview
Works: 100 works in 275 publications in 3 languages and 6,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Dictionaries  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Submarine films  Legal films  Gangster films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter, Author of dialog, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by John Paxton
Publications by John Paxton, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Paxton
 
Most widely held works by John Paxton
On the beach by Stanley Kramer( visu )
32 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
A group of survivors attempt to live normal lives in post-apocalyptic Australia, waiting for the inevitable arrival of killer radiation
The wild one by Laslo Benedek( visu )
31 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
Johnny is the leader of a vicious biker gang which invades a small, sleepy California town. The leather-jacketed young biker seems hellbent for destruction until he falls for Kathie, a "good girl" whose father happens to be a cop
Murder, my sweet by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
21 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck private detective searches for an ex-convict's missing girlfriend and finds himself in a dark world of mayhem and murder
Crossfire by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
14 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 libraries worldwide
A police captain methodically unravels the truth behind the brutal murder of an innocent Jewish man by a World War II soldier with a rabid hatred of Jews
Kotch by Jack Lemmon( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
A heartwarming comedy, directed by Jack Lemmon, about an eccentric widower who befriends a feisty teenage mother-to-be
Into Europe: the structure and development of the Common Market by A. E Walsh( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Fourteen hours by Henry Hathaway( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Dans la lignée du "Gouffre aux chimères" de Billy Wilder, ce film haletant signé Henry Hathaway est à la fois un formidable suspens et une peinture du voyeurisme du public et des médias, toujours prompts à se délecter des plus terribles faits divers. A noter la présence de Grace kelly dans l'un de ses tout premiers rôles. [Source : jaquette]
Film noir classic collection. 8 timeless suspense thrillers ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
"The Phenix City story" (100 min.) Corruption, brutality and vice plagued Phenix City, Alabama, for 100 years, so who would dare to change it? Based on real-life events and filmed on location in what was called Sin City USA, director Phil Karlson's semidocumentary tells the jolting tale of those who risked their lives to bring the burg's syndicate of thugs and murderers to justice
The cobweb by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Step inside 'the Castle, ' a large private psychiatric facility. Here, Dr. Stewart McIver devotes night and day to his profession while neglecting his pining, voluptuous wife. A colleague with a fondness for booze and a pretty face seeks to comfort the wife
Stanley Kramer film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
This collections contains the movies, Guess who's coming to dinner, Member of the wedding, Ship of fools, Wild one, 5,000 fingers of Dr. T
Cornered ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Cornered: an ex-RCAF pilot stalks the Nazi collaborator who murdered his bridge, but no one can describe the mysterious man
Crack-up by Irving Reis( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
After a train wreck sends art critic George Steele into a mental tailspin, he's fired from his job at a New York art museum. Seems unjust, until you learn there was no train wreck. This relentless, nervy film noir explores the sinister world of violence and the monied world of aesthetics as Steele's attempt to reconstruct what really happened leads him to murder, mania and an international conspiracy that threatens the museum's masterpieces
A dictionary of the European Economic Community by John Paxton( Book )
6 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Cornered by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A Canadian airman tracks down the Nazis who killed his French wife
Murder my sweet (1944) : shooting script by John Paxton( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The wild one (1953) : shooting script by John Paxton( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The wild one (1953) : continuity script by John Paxton( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Crossfire (1947) : shooting script by John Paxton( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Crack-Up (1946) : shooting script by John Paxton( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Cornered (1945) : shooting script by John Paxton( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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John Paxton Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1911-1985)
John Paxton amerikansk manusforfattar
John Paxton amerikansk manusförfattare
John Paxton amerikansk manusforfatter
John Paxton amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
John Paxton scénariste américain
John Paxton screenwriter
John Paxton US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Джон Пэкстон
Languages
English (147)
German (3)
French (1)
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