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Thompson, J. Lee (John Lee) 1914-2002

Overview
Works: 340 works in 832 publications in 6 languages and 8,740 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  War films  Humor  Western films  Film sequels 
Roles: Director, Performer, Film editor, Production personnel, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about J. Lee Thompson
Publications by J. Lee Thompson
Publications by J. Lee Thompson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about J. Lee Thompson
 
Most widely held works by J. Lee Thompson
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
62 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,840 libraries worldwide
A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( visu )
51 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail
Conquest of the planet of the apes ( visu )
18 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 721 libraries worldwide
In the near future, a plague has wiped out all of the cats and dogs. As a result, apes began to be kept as pets and eventually slaves. One ape, Caesar, son of talking apes from the future, leads a revolution to free the apes and take over the planet
Battle for the planet of the apes ( visu )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 706 libraries worldwide
In this fifth and final Planet of the apes adventures, humans and apes battle for the supremacy of the Earth
Mackenna's gold by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
18 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
In the Arizona Territory of the 1870's, Marshal Sam Mackenna is the only living person who knows the tortuous route to the fabulous "Canon del Oro". During his journey, Mackenna is captured by Colorado, a brutal Mexican bandit who has long sought his death. But, if Mackenna is to lead the cutthroat gang to the lost treasure, Colorado must keep him alive
What a way to go! ( visu )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 353 libraries worldwide
A four-time widow is left with more money than she knows what to do with. When she signs an unsolicited, multimillion-dollar check over to the IRS, officials in high places begin to doubt her sanity and send her to a psychiatrist
Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn a musical adaptation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
This musical rendering of Mark Twain's classic captures the genuine friendship between Huckleberry Finn and Jim. Strong-willed and self-raised, Huck decides to flee his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, when his cruel absentee father tries to kidnap him. Accompanying him is the sharp-witted Jim, who fears he is about to be sold. As this unlikely pair journey north to freedom, they develop a bond of friendship and mutual respect that will help them brave a series of thrilling adventures with a few narrow escapes
Taras Bulba by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
21 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Set in the Ukraine of the 16th century, a powerful Cossack chieftain is determined to regain his land from treacherous Polish invaders. Despite bitter dissension in the ranks, he is soon leading his soldiers into savage warfare. But further conflict erupts when his headstrong son, Andrei, falls deeply in love with a Polish girl. Spectacular battle scenes highlight the nonstop action, arriving at a shattering climax in which father and son must ultimately confront the rift between them
Murphy's law ( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and French and held by 142 libraries worldwide
When his ex-wife is gunned down, all the evidence points to L.A. police veteran Jack Murphy. Framed for the murder he didn't commit, Murphy finds himself arrested and hand-cuffed to a foul-mouthed street punk, Arabella. Dragging the protesting girl behind him, Murphy hijacks a police helicopter and the two set out to clear his name and save their own lives
White buffalo by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Intriguing tale of Wild Bill Hickok and Crazy Horse, two legendary western figures, and their quest for the demon buffalo that haunts them both
Kings of the sun ( visu )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and French and held by 128 libraries worldwide
After a terrible battle leaves young Balam king of his Mayan tribe, he leads his people out of Mexico to escape the rival clan still hunting them. But upon reaching their new home, a hostile Native American tribe attacks and the Mayans manage to capture Black Eagle, the Native American leader. While held prisoner, Black Eagle manages to earn Balam's respect and the kings agree to peace. But when Balam's old rivals arrive looking for a fight, the newly allied kings must take up arms and stand together in order to repel the invading force and save their people
King Solomon's mines ( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 127 libraries worldwide
When her father disappears while searching for Africa's fabled diamond mines of King Solomon, Jesse Huston sets out on a rescue safair to save him with Quartermain as her guide
Firewalker by J. Lee Thompson( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A beautiful young woman appears with a map to the long-lost gold of the ancient Aztecs, and she and two fortune hunters set out for darkest Guatemala
North West frontier ( visu )
13 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
A young Hindu prince is rescued by his governess and a British captain moments before his father's palace is captured by rebels. The group must then travel through 300 miles of hostile Muslim territory in northwest India in their attempt to reach safety in Delhi
10 to midnight ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Leo Kessler, a police detective, tries to get a sex-killer
Death wish 4 the crackdown ( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Two rival drug gangs have a death grip on LA's inner city, but their reign of terror is about to end. Paul Kersey is out to avenge the cocaine-induced death of his girlfriend's teenage daughter. He is armed, dangerous, and mad as hell!
The chairman ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
When a Nobel-winning scientist receives a strange letter, he is sent to China as a spy to decode a formula that could save millions of people
Messenger of death ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"Charles Bronsan is Garret Smith, a Denver police detective on the trail of a serial killer linked to a century-old cult of Morman avenger-known as 'unholy angels.' Smith learns from the locals that these avengers may indeed be among the living Lizard's Head. The evidence is, however, that common greed doesn't change the grisly nature of the murders, or the possibility that Garret could be the next victim ... an eerie tale of ritual murder"--Http://www.mgm.com
Murder without crime, a play in three acts by J. Lee Thompson( Book )
9 editions published between 1942 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The evil that men do ( visu )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Professional killer, Holland, is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends is killed
 
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Lee-Thompson, J. 1914-
Lee-Thompson, J. 1914-2002
Lee-Thompson Jack 1914-2002
Lee Thompson, John 1914-2002
Thompson, J.L. 1914-2002
Thompson, J. Lee
Thompson, J. Lee 1914-2002
Thompson Jack Lee 1914-2002
Thompson James L. 1914-2002
Thompson John Lee 1914-2002
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