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Poe, James 1923-1980

Overview
Works: 147 works in 523 publications in 6 languages and 9,330 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Domestic drama  Romance films  Comedy films  Epic films  Melodrama  Animated films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter, Performer
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 Richard Brooks( Visual )

102 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,813 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 eighty days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

38 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,554 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 )

12 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free spirited ex-G.I. and unemployed construction worker Homer Smith stops at a remote farm in the Arizona desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of German refugee Catholic nuns, headed by the strict Mother Maria, who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much-needed church in the desert
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

30 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon during the Great Depression
The Bedford incident by Richard Widmark( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 340 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 Hal B Wallis( Visual )

19 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 326 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 315 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 222 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 )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Captain Cooney's cowardice forces Lieutenant Costa into a fateful choice: continue to risk the lives of his men or take the life of the captain."
The big knife by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 207 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 199 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
Toys in the attic by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 150 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 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butterfield 8: A high-class call girl in New York and a socially prominent man fall in love. However, he can't forget her past and she resents his distrust, so they battle their emotions and each other, leading to a powerful and explosive climax
Scandal sheet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 61 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 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features several of Tennessee Williams' classic films and a documentary on his life
Riot( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 32 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
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral ; and, Last train from Gun Hill( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 27 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
The lilies of the field by William E Barrett( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in English and held by 23 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."
Chatte sur un toit brulant by Richard Brooks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in French and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
 
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James Poe Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1921-1980)

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James Poe amerikansk manusförfattare

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James Poe scénariste américain

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Poe, James

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