WorldCat Identities

Mantell, Joe 1915-2010

Overview
Works: 30 works in 83 publications in 1 language and 5,690 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Television adaptations  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Mantell
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
Marty by Delbert Mann( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is a nice guy, living with his mother in the Bronx, hanging around with similarly socially inept friends, dreaming of owning his own butcher's shop, and maybe even finding a girl to love. The people around him don't think Marty will make anything more of himself than he already has--life is comfortable, why would Marty want to change? But when Marty meets Clara, a schoolteacher with similar aspirations, Marty is motivated to do remarkable things
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie Daniels is a beautiful blonde who arrives in Bodega Bay in pursuit of the handsome and eligible Mitch Brenner. But love is not the only thing in the air when thousands of birds descend upon the town, attacking and terrorizing its residents. Soon Melanie and Mitch are fighting for their lives against a deadly, unexplainable force in this spine-tingling portrait of nature at its most powerful and ruthless
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete second season, 1960-1961, of Rod Serling's classic, groundbreaking series exploring the fantastic and frightening
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
The two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Kick the can: A children's game somehow offers rejuvenative powers to an old man. In Steel: Lee Marvin's boxing robot breaks so he must enter the fight disguised as his own robot. In Game of pool: A young pool player finds himself playing against a long-dead master pool shark, with his life as the stakes. In Walking distance: An advertising agent visits his home town and slips thirty years into his childhood
"Marty" by Delbert Mann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is a nice guy, living with his mother in the Bronx, hanging around with similarly socially inept friends, dreaming of owning his own butcher's shop, and maybe even finding a girl to love. The people around him don't think Marty will make anything more of himself than he already has--life is comfortable, why would Marty want to change? But when Marty meets Clara, a schoolteacher with similar aspirations, Marty is motivated to do remarkable things
Storm center by Daniel Taradash( Visual )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town librarian is branded as a Communist by local politicians when she refuses to withdraw a controversial book from the library's shelves
Onionhead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this romantic follow-up to No time for sergeants, Al Woods, ship's cook third class aboard the buoy tender USS Periwinkle creates more havoc
The twilight zone( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steel Kelly was a boxer in the days when humans were allowed in the ring. Now, androids do the fighting and Steel is the penniless manager of a broken-down robot (1st work). Jesse is the best pool player alive but people keep comparing him to the legendary Fats Brown. Unfortunately for Jesse, Fats is long dead so the ultimate showdown is not possible--until Fats returns to life (2nd work)
The golden age of television by Paul Newman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The twilight zone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of episodes from the television program The twilight zone that explores phenomena such as parapsychology, time travel and life on other planets
The Twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published in 1960 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie, a mouse of a man, finds himself in a terrible predicament in his hot little room 'on the outskirts of the Twilight Zone'
Mister Peepers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discharged from the U.S. Army, Mister Peepers returns to Jefferson Junior High, but is unhappy to learn that his return means the layoff of the teacher who replaced him, an older man with a sick wife. At the end of the program, Mister Peepers tells children watching to "tell your parents to be sure and vote."
Shériff de Red Rock( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steel( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studio one-- "Fair play"( )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hart to Hart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jonathan Hart was a self-made millionaire, and his wife Jennifer was a freelance journalist. They were both amateur sleuths, and in every episode found themselves up to their eyeballs in murder, smuggling, theft, and international espionage
 
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Alternative Names
Joe Mantell acteur américain

Joe Mantell Amerikaans filmacteur

Joe Mantell amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Joe Mantell attore statunitense

Joe Mantell US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Mantel, Joseph 1915-2010

Мантелл, Джо

ג'ו מנטל

ג'ו מנטל שחקן אמריקאי

جو مانتل بازیگر آمریکایی

ジョー・マンテル アメリカの俳優

乔·曼泰尔

Languages
English (66)