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Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 256 works in 816 publications in 10 languages and 13,762 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  War films  Horror films  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Producer, Adapter, Author of dialog, Conceptor, Actor, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical extravaganza which celebrates the loves and heartbreaks of a Mississippi riverboat troupe, starting with a young girl whose heart is stolen by a dashing gambler
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

26 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the Prohibition Era ... This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow"--Container
North to Alaska by Katherine Key( Visual )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 807 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
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 769 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
The bad seed( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 754 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 )

32 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Horse Soldiers tell the tale ofa troop of Union soldiers who force their way deep into Southern territory to destroy a rebel stronghold at Newton Station
Mogambo by John Ford( Visual )

39 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of "Red Dust" (1932), a romantic triangle set in Africa
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 615 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 )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 559 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 Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avast, mates, and heed a pirate's tale. Billy Bones, bless his cursed soul, has hefted his cutlass and grog for the last time, leaving behind scarcely a doubloon. Aye, but he has left a map to a fabled buried treasure. The unforgettable stars of 1931's The Champ unite for a rousing adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale. Jackie Cooper is Jim Hawkins, a lad living the kind of adventure every child dreams about. Treasure map in hand, Jim and his backers set sail for realms and riches unknown aboard the Hispaniola. But beware, me hearties: Notorious, one-legged Long John Silver (Wallace Beery) has signed on to the voyage by posing as a cook. Will the treasure fall into his scheming grasp? Will the Hispaniola soon be a-flying the dreaded skull and bones? Drop anchor and watch. A pirate's life for ye! - Container
Boom town by J. North Conway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

90 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a renowned and successful Roman general who falls in love with a lowly Christian woman, risking everything for her, during the corrupt and decadent reign of Nero. This release includes the original theatrical trailer
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

41 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 350 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
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven brides for seven brothers (1954, 102 min.): Adam is the eldest of seven brothers who goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home where she discover he has six brothers - all living in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Adam reads about the Roman capture of the Sabine women and develops an inspired solution to his brothers' loneliness
Elephant Walk by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and German and held by 329 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
Wife vs. secretary by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of course Linda Stanhope trusts her husband Van. Their marriage is based on love and respect. Who cares if Van's secretary has the face of an angel and the body of a chorus girl? Who says a blonde bombshell can't type and take dictation? But people are whispering. And when Linda calls Van's hotel room late at night during his solo business trip to Havana, guess who answers
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 222 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
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea drama about a wealthy, spoiled, motherless brat (Freddie Bartholomew), who is washed overboard from an ocean liner bound for Europe and is rescued by a Portuguese sailor (Spencer Tracy) and his cod fishing fleet. Upon being rescued, the boy is forced to work for his keep and the story pursues his reactions and attitudes towards forced servitude and the very close relationship that develops between him and Manuel, the Portuguese fisherman. During the lad's tenure aboard the ship, he becomes a more loveable character and becomes emotionally distressed upon the accidental death of his friend, Manuel. The story ends with the boy being returned, reluctantly, to his wealthy father (Melvyn Douglas), as a changed individual
Advertising, selling the consumer by John Lee Mahin( Book )

22 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 157 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
 
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No time for sergeants
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North to AlaskaNo time for sergeantsRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandBoom townQuo vadisGreatest classic films collectionElephant WalkWife vs. secretaryHouse of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Alternative Names
John Lee Mahin Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1902-1984)

John Lee Mahin amerikansk manusforfattar

John Lee Mahin amerikansk manusförfattare

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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

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