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Mankiewicz, Herman J. (Herman Jacob) 1897-1953

Overview
Works: 160 works in 520 publications in 4 languages and 11,174 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  Trials, litigation, etc  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion pictures  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, ati
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Herman J Mankiewicz
 
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Most widely held works by Herman J Mankiewicz
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

163 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
The Citizen Kane book : Raising Kane by Pauline Kael( Book )

44 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lou Gehrig, the Yank's great first baseman and the son of poor immigrants, rose to heights of baseball fame-- only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable disease known as ALS
Dinner at eight by George Cukor( Visual )

19 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Park Avenue snob gives a dinner party for a visiting English peer. Little does she realize that her shipping magnate husband is bankrupt and that her daughter is having an affair with an older man
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
The enchanted cottage by John Cromwell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a crash disfigures his face and maims his body pilot Oliver Bradford (Robert Young) hides from family and friends in a seaside cottage. There he befriends homely gentle Laura Pennington (Dorothy McGuire). The two marry for companionship -- until some rare magic within the cottage transforms them into ardent and beautiful lovers"--Container
The last command by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exiled Russian general turned Hollywood extra lands a role playing a version of his former czarist self, bringing about his emotional downfall
Monkey business by Norman Z McLeod( Visual )

8 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four Marx Brothers, Harpo, Chico, Groucho and Zeppo, head for the high seas hilarity in this classic film comedy. While hiding from the authorities on a luxury liner the quartet of stowaways become bodyguards to rival gangsters, with the usual hilarious results. And naturally no woman can resist a shipboard romance with the wily, quick-witted Groucho
Citizen Kane by Lynne Piade( Book )

29 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes: 4 black and white still photographs, 1 booklet (key art, summary, cast and credits listing)
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection include: Dinner at Eight (1933); Libeled Lady (1936); China Seas (1935); and Wife Vs. Secretary (1936)
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good fellow, a play in three acts by George S Kaufman( Book )

4 editions published between 1931 and 1989 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pride of St. Louis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome Herman Dean, son of an Arkansas sharecropper, became a Hall of Fame pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. The legendary Gas House Gang of the early 1930s was notorious for pulling stunts, clowning around, and playing some really hard-nosed baseball, and 'Dizzy' Dean fit right in. After winning the World Series with the Cardinals and smashing all pitching records along the way, an injury caused Dean's early retirement. But his down home manner led to another career ... one of the most popular baseball broadcasters in the business
Essential classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maltese falcon: After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
The Spanish Main by Frank Borzage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capt. Laurent Van Horn, a Dutch trader in the Caribbean is wrongly imprisoned by the Spanish governor and sentenced to hang for trespassing. But Van Horn stages a breakout with other unjustly incarcerated prisoners, resurfacing as the rakish Barracuda to command the pirate waterways, rescue fair Francesca from marriage to the governor and avenge the wrongs done to him
Enchanted cottage (1945) shooting script by DeWitt Bodeen( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish main (1945) shooting script by Aeneas MacKenzie( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's secret (1949) shooting script by Herman J Mankiewicz( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pride of the Yankees (1942) continuity script by Jo Swerling( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Mankiewicz Herman 1897-1953

Mankiewicz, Herman J.

Mankiewicz, Herman Jacob.

Mankiewicz, Herman Jacob 1897-1953

Languages
English (282)

German (18)

French (10)

Spanish (2)

Covers
Dinner at eightCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionCitizen Kane