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Poe, James 1923-1980

Overview
Works: 151 works in 454 publications in 6 languages and 8,982 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Domestic drama  Romance films  Comedy films  Epic films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Western films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James Poe
 
Most widely held works by James Poe
Cat on a hot tin roof by Burl Ives( Visual )

78 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

31 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Lilies of the field by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A free-spirited ex G.I. (Poitier) stumbles upon five refugee nuns in Arizona and helps them build a chapel
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To show the true wearing down process of a Depression era dance marathon and to give the actors a genuine sense of exhaustion, Sidney Pollack shot this entire film in sequence. To make the weariness even more vivid, Jane Fonda and Red Buttons also rehearsed dancing twelve hours straight
The Bedford incident by Mark Rascovich( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nerve-racking suspense surrounds The Bedford incident, the tale of a U.S. naval vessel on a routine NATO patrol that ends up in a freakish showdown with a Russian submarine"--Container
Last train from Gun Hill by John Sturges( Visual )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and German and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshal Matt Morgan vows to bring the killer of his wife to justice. However, the suspect is a cattle baron's son and Matt's longtime friend
The gathering( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, hard-driving businessman Adam Thornton neglected his family. Now, with a diagnosis of only weeks to live, Adam arranges a Christmas reunion - but not even the season of miracles can heal longtime emotional wounds
Summer and smoke by Peter Glenville( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From childhood, Alma has loved John Buchanan. Repressed by the pressure of a minister father and a mother who has never recovered from a nervous breakdown, she keeps these feelings bottled up. Her life becomes unbearable when John returns from medical school and takes up with the sultry Rosa, the daughter of the casino owner who is as open and willing, as Alma is shy and repressed
Attack! by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lieutenant Joe Costa learns that his men died because the commander, Captain Cooney was too much of a coward to join the fight, Costa issues a serious warning: Don't let it happen again! But Cooney's cowardice forces Costa into a fateful choice: continue to risk to lives of his men ... or take the life of the captain
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
The big knife by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and German and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hollywood superstar Charlie Castle has it all ... except a way out. When he tries to leave show business, his tyrannical studio boss Stanley Hoff blackmails him with a lethal, covered-up secret that could land him in jail. A loose-lipped starlet also knows too much, and when she starts talking, Hoff plans murder."--Container
Toys in the attic( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinster sisters Carrie and Anne Berniers are used to bailing out their neer-do-well brother, Julian. But when he returns to New Orleans with a pile of cash and a fragile young bride in tow, suspicions are aroused about where the money came from
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat on a hot tin roof: A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its' members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
Scandal sheet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fuller's acclaimed novel "The Dark Page" was the source for this tense drama which featured Broderick Crawford as an egotistical newspaper editor torn between his fear of discovery and his pride in protégé and star reporter Steve McCleary (John Derek), whose investigation into a "lonelyhearts" murder may uncover his boss' secret past"--Container
Tennessee Williams film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features several of Tennessee Williams' classic films and a documentary on his life
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral ; and, Last train from Gun Hill( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral: Lawman Wyatt Earp and gunfighter John 'Doc' Holliday team up to rid Tombstone, Arizona of the murderous Clanton gang. Last train from Gun Hill: U.S. Marshal Matt Morgan vows to bring the killer of his wife to justice; however, the suspect is a cattle baron's son and Matt's longtime friend
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat on a hot tin roof (1958): A drama of the problems of a wealthy but decadent family in the South
Riot( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the warden of a state prison is away, the isolation block erupts and 35 of the most violent criminals stage a riot and take over their portion of the prison. Cully Briston, in for five years and awaiting his eventual parole, wants no part of the riot. He impulsively gets involved, defending a prison guard and protecting him from the maniacs in the block. A prison break is planned as knives slash, fists fly, and blood is spilled
La gata sobre el tejado de zinc( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La inminente muerte del anciano patriarca de una acomodada familia del Sur provocará una conmoción entre sus sucesores ante las infinitas posibilidades de disponer de su fortuna
The lilies of the field by William E Barrett( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An amiable southern Negro, driving through the Southwest after getting out of the Army, stops to help four German refugee nuns build a church."
 
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James Poe Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1921-1980)

James Poe amerikansk manusforfattar

James Poe amerikansk manusförfattare

James Poe amerikansk manusforfatter

James Poe amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

James Poe scénariste américain

James Poe US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Poe, James

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جیمز پو فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

ジェームズ・ポー

詹姆斯·坡

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