WorldCat Identities

Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 247 works in 787 publications in 10 languages and 13,711 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, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

39 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,046 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 1,100 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 767 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 758 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 )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 748 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 )

39 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 625 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 )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 608 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 )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 557 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 )

7 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 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 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard-hitting yarn of wildcat days and wildcat ways in the development of the American oil business
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

86 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

39 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 347 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 by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 335 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 by Betty Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 331 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
Wife vs. secretary by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Malgré le charme plus qu'évident de la secrétaire de son mari, Mme Stanhope n'est pas jalouse. Jusqu'au jour où sa belle-mère laisse le doute s'installer."--[allociné.fr]
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 213 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 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve year old Harvey Cheyne is travelling with his father aboard a liner bound for Europe. The boy falls overboard and is rescued by Manuel who takes him aboard a New England fishing schooner captained by Disko. There, his instantly put to work alongside the captain's son, Dan. The challenges that Harvey faces and his slow and difficult mastery of any new skills. changes the boy from a brat inot a brave and gallant apprentice
Advertising, selling the consumer by John Lee Mahin( Book )

22 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 186 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 159 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
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.12 for No time fo ... to 0.99 for [Metro-Gol ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
No time for sergeants
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

ג'ון לי מהין, פרסי הית'

جان لی ماهین فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

ジョン・リー・メイヒン

約翰·李·馬興

Languages
Covers
North to AlaskaNo time for sergeantsRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandBoom townQuo vadisElephant WalkGreatest classic films collectionWife vs. secretaryHouse of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde