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Curtis, Dan 1927-2006

Works: 414 works in 871 publications in 4 languages and 13,258 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror television programs  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Horror films  Vampire films  Television adaptations  History  War television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Director, Commentator, Producer, Creator, Author of screenplay, Author, tld, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, fmd, Instrumentalist, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Dan Curtis
Publications by Dan Curtis
Publications by Dan Curtis, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Dan Curtis
Dark shadows by Tim Burton( visu )
26 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,909 libraries worldwide
"After being turned into a vampire by a jilted lover, Barnabas Collins ... is entombed for two centuries until he emerges into the very changed world of 1972. Returning to his once-majestic home, he finds the few dysfunctional descendants of the Collins family who remain. Determined to return his family name to its former glory, Barnabas is thwarted at every turn by his former lover--the seductive witch Angelique"--Container
Dark shadows ( visu )
36 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Collinwood's surly caretaker, Matthew Morgan, informs Victoria Winters that he believes the ghost of Josette Collins and other spirits inhabit the estate. In an attempt to settle the controversy surrounding the manslaughter case that sent Burke Devlin to prison, Collins Fishing Fleet Manager Bill Malloy sets up a private meeting for himself, Roger Collins, Sam Evans and Burke. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard confides to Victoria some of the legends involving Collinwood and Widows' Hill. Carolyn Stoddard and Victoria spot a body floating at the bottom of the cliff and Victoria soon experiences a strange premonition. After Malloy mysteriously disappears, Roger nervously bribes Sam to leave town. A ghost emerges from the Old House on the Collins family property
Winds of war by Robert Mitchum( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 848 libraries worldwide
Tells an epic story of military strategy, politics, romance, and family conflict set against the backdrop of world events from 1938 through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Follows naval officer Victor "Pug" Henry as he is sent to Berlin as the U.S. Naval attaché. Shows how "Pug" and his family are drawn into the center of the conflicts that lead to America's involvement in World War II as Germany expands and proceeds to seize several border countries, Italy attempts to establish a Fascist colonial empire under Mussolini, and Japan prepares for a major battle with China
The love letter ( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
When Scotty discovers a poignant letter written by a mysterious woman called Lizzie he cannot get her out of his mind. Putting thoughts of his upcoming wedding aside, he is compelled to write Lizzie a letter of his own. A romantic correspondence ensues and flourishes into a love so powerful, not even a century and a half of time can keep them apart. Spanning an era from the Civil War to the present day, the perils of Lizzie's war torn present threaten her passage into the future. Would their love be strong enough to endure the test of time?
Herman Wouk's War and remembrance ( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 636 libraries worldwide
One week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, sweeping the United States into World War Ii, the Henry family is forever changed by the war in the Pacific, and the horror of the Holocaust
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet and other prominent filmmakers and historians, IMAGINARY WITNESS examines Hollywood's attitude towards one of the most horrific events in world history. Using rare newsreel footage as well as gripping clips from over forty films, this award-winning documentary explores how filmmakers and popular culture have portrayed the Holocaust over the past 60 years
War and remembrance : the final chapter by Jonathan Couch( visu )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
The story of the Henry family as they experience World War II in Europe and the Pacific, depicting the final years of the war and its impact on everyday people
Dark shadows ( visu )
12 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Barnabas' secret is threatened by David Collins' curiosity and he orders Dr. Julia Hoffman to accelerate her treatments to cure him. Meanwhile, Victoria Winters mysteriously disappears and finds that she has travelled back in time to the year 1795
Burnt offerings by Kevin J Victor( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Finding it hard to believe they rented a sprawling country mansion for $900, a family soon finds themselves surrounded by an evil, hypnotic, occult force that feeds on torture, fear and murder
Trilogy of terror ( visu )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Julie: An English teacher is blackmailed by Chad, a student with whom she has had an affair. After ending the relationship, Chad finds himself igniting a situation he may not be able to end. Millicent and Therese: Two sisters end up tangled in a spell of witchcraft with deadly consequences. Amelia: A woman is trapped in her own apartment by a Zuni hunter doll that has only one intention--to kill
Dark shadows : the revival ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Passions run red in this timeless horror soap opera about a beautiful governess, Victoria Winters, who arrives at the isolated, coastal mansion of Collinwood to tutor a disturbed child for an accursed family
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( visu )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Sir Harry Wotton introduces young Dorian Gray to Victorian London's society circuit and a decadent world of self-indulgience. As Sir Harry's influence over him grows, Dorian sinks further into a cruel, hedonistic existence. Although Dorian's appearance remains youthful, his portrait ages, taking on hideous features reflecting his sinful ways
House of dark shadows ( visu )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
House of Dark Shadows, based on the very popular TV Gothic soap opera, follows the afterlife of Barnabas Collins. Recently unleashed from his coffin by a local drunk, the vampire goes on a killing spree, while at the same time charming his present day family members. In the process he meets local girl Maggie Evans and notices that she looks exactly like his deceased fiance Josette. Barnabas assumes that she is the reincarnation of Josette, and plans to make her his unholy bride for eternity
Dark shadows ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
These rare, early episodes of the television series begin with Victoria Winters' arrival in Collinsport, a small and stormy fishing village on the coast of Maine. An orphan in search of her identity, Victoria is befriended by a stranger named Burke Devlin. At the eerie Collinwood mansion, Victoria meets reclusive matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, her aloof brother Roger Collins, his troubled ten-year-old son David, and Elizabeth's rebellious teenage daughter Carolyn. Collins fishing fleet manager Bill Malloy informs Elizabeth that Burke wants to take everything the Collinses own as revenge for being sent to prison. Collinsport Inn waitress Maggie Evans tells her father, Sam, that she wants an end to the secret conflict between him, Roger and Burke. David warns Victoria that she will regret she came to live at Collinwood and be his governess
Dark shadows ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Collection of episodes of the television Dark Shadows about a two hundred year old vampire named Barnabas Collins living on his family estate in Maine
Our fathers ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and French and held by 160 libraries worldwide
One Cardinal's dark secret is finally revealed to the world in this true story about the sexual abuse scandal that rocked the foundation of the Roman Catholic Church. Based on the book "Our Fathers: The Secret Life of the Catholic Church in an Age of Scandal" by Newsweek journalist David France, Our Fathers provides a heartbreaking portrait of the victims whose lives are still haunted by the crimes. Together with the help of a passionate lawyer, they make a stand against the Church in the name of truth and justice
Dark shadows ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Collection of episodes of the television Dark Shadows about a two hundred year old vampire named Barnabas Collins living on his family estate in Maine
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson( visu )
7 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Story about a respectable Victorian physician whose experiments lead him to the discovery of a potion that transforms him into a destructive creature of unbridled emotions
Dark shadows ( visu )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Another 15 hours of terror!
Turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Set in Victorian England, a governess finds her duty includes freeing the children under her charge from the evil influence of the ghosts of the former manager of the estate and the former governess
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Alternative Names
Cherkoss, Daniel
Cherkoss, Daniel 1927-2006
Curtis Johnson, Dan
Curtis, R. Daniel 1927-2006
Dan Curtis Amerikaans filmregisseur (1927-2006)
Dan Curtis cinéaste américain
Dan Curtis sceneggiatore, regista e produttore televisivo statunitense
Dan Curtis US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Film- und Fernsehproduzent
Дэн Кертис
דון קרטיס
دان كرتس
دان کورتیز تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی
커티스, 댄 1927-2006
English (213)
French (3)
German (1)
Ukrainian (1)
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