WorldCat Identities

Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Works: 169 works in 597 publications in 9 languages and 12,200 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Gangster films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  War films  Western films  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Author of dialog, Conceptor, Actor, Writer of accompanying material, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Show boat by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and loves of the personnel on an old time Mississippi showboat
Scarface by Al Pacino( Visual )

28 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of organized crime's control of the city of Chicago during prohibition and the ruthless drive of Tony Carmonte (Muni) to become the city's top gangster
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( Visual )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
North to Alaska by Katherine Key( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Klondike, 1900. A hard-drinking, hard-driving prospector must protect his claim to a gold-mine ... and a San Francisco beauty
The bad seed by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
The horse soldiers by John Ford( Visual )

52 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Marlowe is in command of a motley assortment of 1200 Union volunteers whose task-- and apparent suicide mission-- is to infiltrate 300 miles of Southern territory and destroy the most strategic rail route in the Confederacy. Marlowe's life is complicated by his ferocious running feud with the company's surgeon, Major Kendall
Mogambo by John Ford( Visual )

38 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
No time for sergeants( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georgia farm boy Will Stockdale is about to bust with pride because he's been drafted. Wearing a friendly, wide grin, he ambles into the U.S. Air Force, and most folk will never be the same, including pint-sized Ben, big-city bruiser Irvin and a jittery aptitude tester. Then there is Sgt. Orville King who is an old-timer driven crazy by Will's gee-whiz efforts at friendship
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Victor Fleming( Visual )

16 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Jim Hawkins works on the ship known as the Hispaniola. Posing as a cook, one-legged Long John Silver joins the crew seeking to steal the treasure and ship
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard-hitting yarn of wildcat days and wildcat ways in the development of the American oil business
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

47 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror film about the cultured Dr. Jekyll who, as the result of an experiment he's conducted on himself, can change into the hideous Mr. Hyde
Elephant Walk( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and German and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young bride accompanies her husband to his plantation called Elephant Walk, and falls for the overseer. This love triangle is soon dwarfed by a cholera epidemic and a drought that brings herds of elephants to the plantation in a thundering stampede
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat (1951, 108 min.): When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Ravenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not knowing she is pregnant
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about the adventures of a beautiful young princess who flees to New Orleans to escape an arranged marriage. There she falls in love with a swashbuckling soldier who fights pirates and the king to keep her
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French princess flees to New Orleans to avoid marrying a nobleman she doesn't love. In bayou country she falls for a swaggering soldier who wards off pirates and a king to keep her
House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Tortilla Flat( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits 2 houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Too hot to handle by Jack Conway( Visual )

4 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about two rival news cameramen, and their pursuit of a woman flier. She'll do anything to find her missing brother, and they'll do anything to get a story and win her love
Advertising, selling the consumer by John Lee Mahin( Book )

19 editions published between 1914 and 1921 in English and Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
John Lee Mahin Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1902-1984)

John Lee Mahin amerikansk manusforfattar

John Lee Mahin amerikansk manusförfattare

John Lee Mahin amerikansk manusforfatter

John Lee Mahin amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

John Lee Mahin scénariste américain

John Lee Mahin US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Mahin, John

Mahin, John 1902-1984

Mahin, John L.

Mahin, John L. 1902-1984

Mahin, John Lee

Джон Мэхин

جان لی ماهین فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی



North to AlaskaNo time for sergeantsRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandBoom townElephant WalkGreatest classic films collectionHouse of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde