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Hodges, Mike

Works: 109 works in 384 publications in 7 languages and 4,308 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Mike Hodges
Publications by Mike Hodges
Most widely held works about Mike Hodges
Most widely held works by Mike Hodges
Flash Gordon by Mike Hodges( visu )
57 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 574 libraries worldwide
When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, threatening the destruction of Earth, Dr Hans Zarkov makes a desperate rocket flight with two unwilling passengers - Flash Gordon, quarterback for the NY Jets, and lovely Dale Arden. Their destination is planet Mongo, the source of the strange energy waves. Brutal Ming the Merciless rules over Mongo and must be destroyed
Croupier by Mike Hodges( visu )
36 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 565 libraries worldwide
London's gambling world is the setting where aspiring writer Jack Manfred, suffering from writer's block, takes a job as a croupier to support his art. Knowing the dangers of the cards, Jack is adamant about remaining a professional outsider, but the temptations of the game inevitably swallow him deeper than he could have ever anticipated
Get Carter by Mike Hodges( visu )
58 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 554 libraries worldwide
A small-time gangster journeys to Newcastle to investigate and avenge his brother's killing. Once there he finds himself drawn into the local underworld where he encounters the full spectrum of violence and corruption
Get Carter : a screenplay by Mike Hodges( Book )
17 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 428 libraries worldwide
"Famously adapted into the iconic film starring Michael Caine, Get Carter--originally published as Jack's Return Home--ranks among the most canonical of crime novels. With a special Foreword by Mike Hodges, director of Get Carter. It's a rainy night in the mill town of Scunthorpe when a London fixer named Jack Carter steps off a northbound train. He's left the neon lights and mod lifestyle of Soho behind to come north to his hometown for a funeral--his brother Frank's. Frank was very drunk when he drove his car off a cliff and that doesn't sit well with Jack. Mild-mannered Frank never touched the stuff. Jack and Frank didn't exactly like one another. They hadn't spoken in years and Jack is far from the sentimental type. So it takes more than a few people by surprise when Jack starts plying his trade in order to get to the bottom of his brother's death. Then again, Frank's last name was Carter, and that's Jack's name too. Sometimes that's enough. Set in the late 1960s amidst the smokestacks and hardcases of the industrial north of England, Get Carter redefined British crime fiction and cinema alike. Along with the other two novels in the Jack Carter Trilogy, it is one of the most important crime novels of all time"--
I'll sleep when I'm dead by Trevor Preston( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Will Graham is a former London gangster who moved out to the country. Will's younger brother, Davey, is enjoying his life as a man about town, and dabbling in drug dealing, when, one night, a man has him followed and brutally assaults him. Davey returns home and takes his own life. Will, finds himself back in London, where he learns of Davey's death. He investigates what happened that night with his old friend. As Will tries to piece together what happened, he visits Helen, his former lover. Will uncovers the truth and is faced with the unpleasant prospect of avenging Davey's death
Damien, Omen II by Don Taylor( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Since the sudden and highly-suspicious death of his parents, 12 year-old Damien has been in the charge of his billionaire uncle Richard Thorne. Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of his uncle's multi-national food conglomerate and the world. Meanwhile, anyone attempting to unravel the secrets of Damien's sinister past or fiendish future meets with a swift and cruel demise. In this chilling sequel to The Omen, the forces of good and evil battle each other to a taut and terrifying end
Dandelion dead ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Based on a true crime story that shocked '20s Britain, this compelling mini-series stars Michael Kitchen as Major Herbert Armstrong, a staid lawyer in a small Welsh town who was charged with poisoning his wife and a business rival with arsenic
Watching the Wheels Come Off by Mike Hodges( file )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 162 libraries worldwide
From the legendary director of Get Carter comes a wildly entertaining fiction debut-a deliciously dark slice of black crime comedy Today is a day Mark Miles will never forget-and it's only the beginning. Reg Turpin, the new Houdini and one of Mark's few remaining PR clients, is about to attempt a great feat of escapology, followed by the arrival in town of Dr. Herman Temple, the self-appointed guru, who will conduct a seminar on the dynamics of leadership at the Grand Atlantic Hotel. What could go wrong? Nothing, apart from the seedy private investigor who's unpacking his thermal underwear, pa
A prayer for the dying by Mike Hodges( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 109 libraries worldwide
An IRA fighter seeks to escape his vioilent life when a bomb he plants accidently kills innocent school children
Pulp ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and German and held by 102 libraries worldwide
A fiction writer ends up investigating a murder while writing an autobiography for an aging Hollywood actor
The Terminal man ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Computer scientist Harry Benson undergoes experimental brain surgery to end his potentially dangerous seizures. Shortly after his operation, however, he flees the hospital and escapes to the apartment of his girlfriend. The experiment has backfired and the seizures are returning with a terminal vengeance
Morons from outer space by MGM Home Entertainment Inc( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 71 libraries worldwide
The search for extra-terrestrial intelligence takes a hilarious turn for the worse as the Earth finds itself invaded by morons from outer space
Black rainbow by Mike Hodges( visu )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 66 libraries worldwide
A medium's ability to communicate with the dead puts her own life in danger
David, Moffett & Ornette ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"In the Spring of 1966 in Paris, Ornette Coleman wrote and recorded the soundtrack for a living theatre project... Obstensibly this film is a record of the three days Ornette spent in the studio making music with his two collaborators"
Playtime by Jacques Tati( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 52 libraries worldwide
A nearly wordless comedy about confusion in an age of high technology
Get Carter : a screenplay by Mike Hodges( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
New tempo ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Set in London, the enigmatic questions about musical sounds put forth by John Cage are interspersed with Rahsaan Roland Kirk's experiments with the actual sounds themselves
Four feature films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The last starfighter: Alex is an 18-year old Earthling who has an extraordinary talent for video game wizardry and conquers the Starfighter game. He is then recruited by alien Centauri to be part of an elite legion of fighters. Leaving behind his trailer park existence, he heads to the outer regions of space. Alex becomes the last hope for the beleaguered Star League and hundreds of worlds, including Earth
Sound?? ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
An exploration of the nature of music which cuts back and forth between John Cage talking about the relationship between music and sound and Roland Kirk playing the saxophone in this celebration/collaboration by two very different musical iconoclasts who share a similar vision of the boundless possibilities of music
David, Moffet & Ornette Sound?? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Two films about experimental jazz, the first presenting the Ornette Coleman Trio during their visit to Paris in 1966 to record the soundtrack of a Belgian film called "Who's crazy?", the second a musical and cinematographic experiment featuring Roland Kirk and John Cage
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