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Gay, John 1924-

Overview
Works: 93 works in 286 publications in 7 languages and 5,426 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  War films  Western films  Submarine films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor, Adapter, Author, 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 by Robert Wise( visu )
18 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Hard-driving dedicated submarine officer "Rich" Richardson's one purpose is to destroy the Japanese ship that he believes sunk his former ship. He drills his men to the point of mutiny and then, disobeying orders, seeks out his foe. But a greater enemy lurks nearby
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( visu )
8 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 480 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
The courtship of Eddie's father by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
9 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 381 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
Pocket money by Stuart Rosenberg( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and French and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Cowboy Jim Kane's bank loan is due. So is his next alimony payment. And the Appaloosas he brought in from Mexico have been slapped into quarantine. What Jim needs is some Pocket Money
Victor Hugo's Les miserables ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 335 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
Ivanhoe ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 322 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
John Sturges' The Hallelujah Trail by John Sturges( visu )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Western comedy about a hard-nosed cavalryman with orders to escort a precious cargo of 40 wagonloads of whiskey bound for Denver
Les misérables by Claude-Michel Schönberg( visu )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 314 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
Around the world in 80 days : the complete epic mini-series ( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 264 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
The hunchback of Notre Dame ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Quasimodo, a deformed hunchback, falls in love with a beautiful gypsy and fights a series of violent battles and evil paramours as he tries to valiantly defend her until the end
Soldier blue by Ralph Nelson( visu )
27 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Le régiment qui escorte un convoi à travers le territoire cheyenne est attaqué. Seuls un soldat, Honus, et une femme, Cresta, en réchappent et tentent de rejoindre le fort le plus proche. Cresta et Honus, après maintes péripéties, se rallient à la cause des Cheyennes et finiront par les prévenir de l'attaque imminente de la cavalerie. Malgré leur drapeau blanc, les Indiens sont massacrés. Honus est emprisonné et Cresta décide de rester auprès des Cheyennes (jaquette). La véritable histoire d'une tribu Cheyenne, qui fut massacrée le 29 novembre 1864, par neuf cents hommes de la cavalerie du Colorado. Ceux-ci assassinèrent plus de trois cent cinquante femmes et enfants, prirent une centaine de scalps indiens et commirent de nombreux viols
A Tale of two cities by Jim Goddard( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Indifferent to the plight of France's downtrodden and pained by unrequited love for Lucie Darnay, London barrister Sydney Carton finds meaning through an act of ultimate sacrifice
The bunker ( visu )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 229 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
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The lazy son of an Argentinean beef tycoon becomes a heroic soldier while fighting for the French resistance during WWII
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
No way to treat a lady ( visu )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and French and held by 169 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
Scott Turow's The burden of proof ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
After 30 happy years, the wife of prominent lawer 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
Les misérables by Norman Rosemont( visu )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France
Sometimes a great notion by Paul Newman( visu )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A family bucks the close-knit timber community in which it lives in order to deliver a shipment of logs in defiance of a strike
Summer of fear ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 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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Alternative Names
John Gay Amerikaans scenarioschrijver
John Gay scénariste au cinéma
John Gay sceneggiatore statunitense
Джон Гей
جان گی
Languages
English (134)
Spanish (20)
French (13)
German (8)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Polish (1)
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