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Gay, John 1924-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 210 publications in 5 languages and 5,148 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor, Author, Adapter, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Gay
Publications by John Gay
Most widely held works about John Gay
 
Most widely held works by John Gay
Run silent, run deep ( visu )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
The realities of submarine warfare during World War II in the Pacific, is centered around two submarine officers who are destined to clash with each other from the first moment they meet
Ivanhoe ( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Returning from fighting in the Crusades, the young Saxon knight Ivanhoe must fight to regain the woman he loves and to protect the social order and monarchy of England
The courtship of Eddie's father by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Life is difficult for Tom Corbett as he and his son, Eddie, try to recover from the loss of his wife. The courtship process brings father and son together with renewed hope and enthusiasm for the future
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( visu )
6 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
At the Beauregard Hotel, all the eccentric guests feel lonely. In one emotional evening, four of them will bare their innermost secrets and change each other's lives forever
Pocket money ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Cowboy Jim Kane's bank loan is due, and so is his next alimony payment. The Appaloosas he bought in Mexico are in quarantine. What Jim needs is some pocket money
Victor Hugo's Les miserables ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
John Sturges' The Hallelujah Trail by John Sturges( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Western comedy about a hard-nosed cavalryman with orders to escort a precious cargo of 40 wagonloads of whiskey bound for Denver
Victor Hugo's Les Miserables by Victor Hugo( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Hugo's story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, who is aided by a good bishop and pursued relentlessly by the fanatical Inspector Javert, expresses the author's humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
The hunchback of Notre Dame ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
A hideously deformed foundling, a calculating archdeacon, and a beautiful gypsy who dances for coins cross paths in this adaptation of the classic Victor Hugo novel
Soldier blue by Ralph Nelson( visu )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
A paymaster's detachment of the U.S. cavalry is attacked by Indians seeking gold, and two white survivors trek through the desert
A tale of two cities ( visu )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
"The ultimate tale of love, honor, and sacrifice during the bloodstained French Revolution is movingly brought to life in this sumptuous production ... which thrillingly captures all the drama and emotion of one of history's most tumultuous eras"--Container
The bunker ( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
A dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin, before and during the battle for the city
Around the world in 80 days ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Phileas Fogg accepts a wager to prove his contention that a man can go around the world in 80 days. After betting his entire fortune, and enlisting the help of his faithful servant Jean Passepartout, Fogg soon finds himself traveling through the jungles of India, war torn Paris and even the Wild West. But Fogg is not as alone as he may think--the Bank of England has been robbed and Fogg is the prime suspect! Now, top detective Wilbur Fix is tailing the adventurer like a shadow, hoping to claim the reward
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ( visu )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 164 libraries worldwide
The lazy son of an Argentinean beef tycoon becomes a heroic soldier while fighting for the French resistance during WWII
No way to treat a lady ( visu )
3 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Suspense-master Willam Golman (Marathon Man) wrote the novel from which this bizarre black comedy was adapted. It's the extraordinary account of a plumber who kills a dowdy matron, a priest who kills a dowdy matron, and a policeman who kills a dowdy matron. Actually they're all the same man, a psychotic master of disguise brilliantly played by versatile Rod Steiger. The killer also gets his kicks phoning in clues to detective George Segal. All of New York trembles as a sixth strangling is reported in the papers. And the man with the makeup kit stalks another victim... the detective's girlfriend (Lee Remick). A suspenseful, macabre game of cat and mouse
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Phineas Fogg and his companion Passepartout travel across two oceans, over five seas, and through sixteen countries in an effort to win a wager with the members of London's exclusive Reform Club
Les Misérables by Norman Rosemont( visu )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Hugo's classic tale of the ex-convict Valjean, whose attempts at a normal life are disrupted by the fanatical police inspector Javert, and the French Revolution
Scott Turow's The burden of proof ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
After 30 happy years, the wife of prominent lawyer Sandy Stern has committed suicide. A web of deceit surrounds his wife's death, and entangled in it is a powerful client who's the target of a federal grand jury!
A piano for Mrs. Cimino ( visu )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Widow Cimino (Bette Davis) is a former pianist and music store owner who has retreated into her own world since the death of her husband. Her sons wish to put her away in a home, but with the love and support of her granddaughter, she goes to St. Hills Hospital, where she at first resists help from the staff. But her feisty attitude and determination become sparked when an upright piano is placed in the hospital. She is able to regain her sanity and return to a normal life, but her biggest battle still lies ahead when she finds out that her home and belongings have been sold and that a complete stranger is in charge of her life savings
Summer of fear ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
When Lucas and his family are attacked en route to their summer vacation, a passing drifter comes to their rescue. But soon after being welcomed into their home, the stranger engages the family in a treacherous game of deceit and manipulation
 
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