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Gay, John 1924-

Overview
Works: 38 works in 124 publications in 5 languages and 4,653 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, Actor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Gay
Publications by John Gay
Most widely held works by John Gay
Run silent, run deep ( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 743 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
Ivanhoe ( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Por fin el caballero Wilfred de Ivanhoe ha regresado de las cruzadas para recuperar su título nobiliario y pedir la mano de su amada Lady Rowena. Pero primero deberá acabar con la malvada alianza que pretende derrocar al legítimo rey
The courtship of Eddie's father by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 385 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 363 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 341 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 327 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 293 libraries worldwide
Western comedy about a hard-nosed cavalryman with orders to escort a precious cargo of 40 wagonloads of whiskey bound for Denver
The hunchback of Notre Dame ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 242 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 )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 204 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 203 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 190 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 166 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 155 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 100 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
Scott Turow's The burden of proof ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 70 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 )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 70 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
A piano for Mrs. Cimino ( visu )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 29 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 24 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
Sometimes a great notion by Paul Newman( visu )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The Stampers, a logging family pit by circumstance against big business, are rough, hard men and women who live by the motto "never give an inch." Added to the turmoil is the return of a dope-smoking, college educated half brother whose arrival triggers a tidal wave of events that gradually spiral out of control
 
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