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Brown, Harry 1917-1986

Works: 103 works in 521 publications in 9 languages and 12,499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Caper films  Crime films  Film remakes  Fiction  Western films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Actor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place is Las Vegas. The time: Midnight, New Year's Eve. Danny Ocean (Sinatra) and 10 of his ex-commando buddies get ready to rob the vaults of 5 casinos simultaneously!
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

33 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
A walk in the sun by Harry Brown( Book )

78 editions published between 1944 and 1998 in 7 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reprint of a 1944 novel on World War II which was made into a movie. It is the story of a platoon whose lieutenant is killed and the men must decide what to do. A realistic, understated tale of war by a screenwriter of some twenty movies
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stryker, a hard-nosed Marine sergeant prepares a company of recruits for combat in World War II's Pacific Theater. The new unit's training is soon put to the test in a full-scale battle against the Japanese on Iwo Jima. The famous flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi is depicted near the film's conclusion
The virgin queen by Henry Koster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an effort to advance his ambition to sail to the New World on behalf of his beloved England, the future Sir Walter Raleigh enamors himself to the Queen. She initially rebuffs him, but he slowly wins her over--not just in business, but also in her heart. However, when he falls in love and marries one of her ladies-in-waiting, Raleigh enrages Elizabeth and risks everything he's fought for"--Container
The stars in their courses by Harry Brown( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod
A sound of hunting, a play in three acts by Harry Brown( Book )

5 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arch of Triumph by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of World War II in Paris, an illegal refugee searches for the Gestapo agent responsible for his fiancée's death. Meanwhile, a singer attempts suicide after the death of her lover. The refugee prevents the singer's suicide and a romance is born, only to be plagued by his deportation and the growing Nazi threat in Europe
A quiet place to work by Harry Brown( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The violent : new poems by Harry Brown( Book )

5 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For light verse, Brown has no peers among the younger writers, but his talent also strikes much deeper. His long narrative poem on Bunker Hill was a very distinguished performance which brought new life and meaning to a theme familiarity had tarnished. The present selection ranges from light-hearted lyrics of pre-war days to war poems based on Brown's first-hand experience in the Army. --New Directions
The beast in his hunger; poems by Harry Brown( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4 film favorites : Ocean's collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's eleven (117 min.): Hollywood's A list stars come together to pull off the most daring heist Las Vegas has ever known. It will take brilliant planning, shrewd scheming, cunning disguises, truckloads of technology and just a little bit of luck. But how do you fleece one of the most ruthless casino operators in town? And how do you break into vaults that no-one has ever got near before? If it works, this will be the scam of their lives
The end of a decade by Harry Brown( Book )

5 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiss tomorrow goodbye( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Career criminal Ralph Cotter is a lowlife maniac who doesn't care about anything except his next 'kill'. After violently busting out from prison and murdering his partner, the cold-blooded mobster satisfies a pent-up lust for violence in an unstoppable and vicious crime spree. Dirty cops, Inspector Charles Webber, and Lieutenant John Reese try to strong-arm the fascinating creep, but he turns the table on them and blackmails them with the help of a crooked lawyer, Keith 'Cherokee' Mandon
Columbia Pictures film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sniper: San Francisco delivery van driver Edward Miller is unable to control his hatred of the women who reject him and the intense jealousy he feels whenever he sees lovers together. When he goes on a killing spree, the police must try and discover who he is. The big heat: A policeman is driven by grief to wage a relentless vendetta against a mobster. 5 against the house: Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious. The lineup: Police track two ruthless killers across San Francisco. Murder by contract: A hit man discovers his next target is a woman
Ocean's 11 : a novel by Dewey Gram( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As ex-con Danny Ocean gathers together a team to break into three profitable casinos and a highly protected vault, he must decide whether or not to trust his ex-wife, who is the current girlfriend of the casino owner they are trying to rob
Artie Greengroin, Pfc by Harry Brown( Book )

5 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between heaven & hell by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosive tale of friendship and combat. Sam Gifford (Wagner) is a young, successful cotton planter who lacks compassion for others, especially his own sharecroppers. But once in combat during World War II, he answers to a sadistic officer (Crawford), and must rely on the friendship of a "cropper" (Ebsen)
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

25 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This war melodrama tells the story of a platoon of American soldiers in Italy in 1943 striving to attain their objective: a farmhouse occupied by German soldiers
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Sands of Iwo Jima
Alternative Names

controlled identityGreengroin, Artie, 1917-1986

controlled identityMcNab, Peter, 1917-1986

Brown, Harry Peter Jr 1917-1986

Brown, Harry Peter McNab 1917-1986

Brown, Harry Peter McNab, Jr. 1917-1986

Brown, Harry Peter M'Nab

Brown, Harry Peter M'Nab 1917-1986

Greengroin, Artie 1917-1986

Harry Brown Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1917-1986)

Harry Brown amerikansk manusforfattar

Harry Brown amerikansk manusförfattare

Harry Brown amerikansk manusforfatter

Harry Brown amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Harry Brown sceneggiatore e poeta statunitense

Harry Brown US-amerikanischer Drehbuch- und Romanautor

McNab, Peter 1917-1986

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