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Clark, James 1931-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 86 publications in 5 languages and 8,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Naval history  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Horror films  Comedy films 
Roles: Film editor, Director, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about James Clark
Publications by James Clark
Most widely held works about James Clark
 
Most widely held works by James Clark
The mission by Roland Joffé( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
Based on a true incident, this film tells the story of a soldier and a priest who join forces to shield a South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
City by the sea by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
Arresting killers is Manhattan detective LaMarca's job. This time is different, the fugitive suspect LaMarca is tracking ends up being his own son. LaMarca must bring the accused to justice. But as a father, he must put his job on the line to find a way to save his own son
The gathering storm by Richard Loncraine( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
In the mid-1930's the great politican and orator Winston Churchill was out of favor with the English people and struggling to make his voice heard. Wrestling with his personal demons, a lonely but defiant Churchill attempts to warn the world of the impending gloom surrounding Hitlers' Germany
Nell by Michael Apted( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 683 libraries worldwide
The backwoods of North Carolina is where Nell lives, all alone. She has her own form of language and no idea of a world beyond her small plot of land. When civilization enters her life, Nell's life will never be the same again
The innocents by Jack Clayton( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"--Container
Darling by John Schlesinger( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
A London photographer's model proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs-- first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man, and ultimately in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. After becoming a prisoner of her own success through these disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness. This is a slashing social satire and a devastating spoof of the synthetic, stomach-turning output of the television-advertising age
Charade by Stanley Donen( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
A trio of crooks relentlessly pursues a young American through Paris for the fortune her dead husband stole from them. The only person she can trust is a sauve, mysterious stranger
The trench by William Boyd( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A group of young British soldiers are on the eve of the Battle of the Somme, the worst defeat in British military history. At the center of the troops is 17-year-old Billy Macfarlane with his older brother Eddie who have volunteered for service. Like their fellow squad members, they are boys dressed as men. Their survival is in the hands of war-hardened Sergeant Winter and bookish Lieutenant Harte. When word comes the squad will join the first wave of attacks, they all face an equal fate
Copycat by Jon Amiel( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Helen Hudson is a psychiatrist who specializes in serial killers. She suffers from agoraphobia and her only link to the outside world is her computer. A serial killer who copies the methods of famous serial killers sends her threatening messages on-line. Holly Hunter plays a police officer who is on the trail of the killer. Together they try to identify him and, hopefully, dispatch him
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( visu )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A look at the seamy underside of Hollywood in the 1930's as seen by an impressionable young screenwriter from Yale
Theater of blood by Douglas Hickox( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Theater of blood : A demented actor and his daughter set about murdering each of London's nine prominent drama critics according to murders in Shakespeare's plays
Theater of blood Madhouse ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Madhouse: When horror star Paul Toombes' fiancée is brutally killed, he loses more than his job--he loses his mind. But twelve years later, when he returns to TV--only to discover a fresh batch of corpses--Paul finally begins to understand that melodrama can be murder on your career!
The defeat of the Spanish Armada twelve summer days, 1588 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Presents by means of fictional British television news coverage from 1588 the events of the Spanish Armada's voyage through the English Channel
Masque of the red death Madhouse ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Masque of the red death: While a plague ravages the countryside, the local nobility gathers at a sinister aristocrat's house for a masquerade ball. The revelers believe they are safe from the outside world until a mysterious guest appears and the guests succumb to horror one by one. Madhouse: After the grisly murder of his fiancée, horror movie actor Paul Toombes suffers a breakdown. When he returns to television some twelve years later, he finds the cast and crew are being murdered in the same manner as characters in his old movies
Vincent Price MGM scream legends collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Witchfinder General: during the Middle Ages, a self-proclaimed "witchfinder" goes from town to town, offering his services to superstitious villagers who pay him to wrench confessions from innocent women. Based on the novel by Ronald Bassett, an adaptation of "The conqueror worm" by Edgar Allan Poe
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
" When a struggling British earl (Cary Grant) opens his manor to the public, what he wants is some badly needed money... what he gets is a handsome American millionaire (Robert Mitchum) who sweeps the earl's gorgeous wife (Deborah Kerr) off her feet. Encouraged by his wife's chatterbox best friend (Jean Simmons), the jealous earl invites his wife's lover up for the weekend to engage in some fishing and a duel."--Container
Term of trial by Peter Glenville( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"Graham Weir is a middle-aged schoolmaster. Shirley Taylor is his adoring 16-year-old pupil. She offers herself, he gently rejects her and she retaliates with a charge of indecent assault. Acting legend Laurence Olivier and film-debuting Sarah Miles portray teacher and student in Term of Trial, Peter (Becket) Glenville's provocative film notable in its time for its frank sexual theme ... and notable in ours for Olivier's authoritative portrait of an unauthoritative man, one too good -- or too fearful -- to misuse another human being. Simone Signoret, like Olivier an Academy Award winner, plays Weir's restless wife, whose disdain for her husband leads to a stunning denouement. Three lives. One fateful lie."--Container
Madhouse ( visu )
2 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A tv-actor famous for his role as Dr. Death, forced into retirement by a nervous breakdown after the brutal murder of his fianceé, is invited to return to the role twelve years later. The comeback is sabotaged by a series of grisly murders
 
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