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Gay, John 1924-

Overview
Works: 141 works in 299 publications in 6 languages and 5,748 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Romance films  Musical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor, Adapter, Author, Author of dialog, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 908 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
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( visu )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a number of eccentric and lonely people in a rather gloomy, small hotel in the seaside town of Bournemouth, England. In one evening, four unhappy misfits will bare their innermost secrets and change each other's lives forever
Pocket money by Stuart Rosenberg( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and French and held by 350 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 338 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 )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 325 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
Les Misérables by Claude-Michel Schönberg( visu )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 296 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
John Sturges' The Hallelujah Trail ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Western comedy about a hard-nosed cavalryman with orders to escort a precious cargo of 40 wagon-loads of whiskey bound for Denver
The hunchback of Notre Dame ( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and German and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Quasimodo, the malformed bell-ringer of 15th-century Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, is moved to tears by the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda, when she gives him water and a little pity after he is publicly flogged. But others too are enamored of Esmeralda: in particular, the self-righteous archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, who is not above kidnaping and murder to satisfy his lust. (TV guide, January 30-February 5, 1982)
Around the world in 80 days : the complete epic mini-series by Jules Verne( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 251 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
Soldier blue by Ralph Nelson( visu )
19 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 247 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
The courtship of Eddie's father ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 227 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
A Tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 220 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
Sometimes a great notion by Paul Newman( visu )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 193 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
The four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 187 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 )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2002 in English and French and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A mass murderer of women, who is also a master of disguise, has a running battle with a police detective. The killer gets his kicks by phoning in clues to the detective. All of New York trembles as the sixth strangling is reported and the man with the makeup kit stalks still another victim ... the detective's girlfriend
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
The bunker ( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 162 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 courtship of Eddie's father by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 149 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
The bunker ( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
In the last weeks of his life, Adolf Hitler struggles to maintain control of the crumbling Third Reich, of his people and of his own mind
Scott Turow's The burden of proof ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 59 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!
 
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John Gay Amerikaans scenarioschrijver
John Gay scénariste américain
John Gay scénariste au cinéma
John Gay sceneggiatore statunitense
John Gay US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Джон Гей
جان گی
ジョン・ゲイ
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