WorldCat Identities

Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Works: 234 works in 775 publications in 10 languages and 13,645 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Musical films  History  Horror films  Historical films  War 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 Jerome Kern( Visual )

40 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,057 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 )

33 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,110 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 )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 800 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 765 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 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhoda Penmark is an 8 year old well-mannered, sunny-faced perfect little lady. She is also an efficient, unfeeling killer. What Rhoda wants, she ruthlessly gets. A videodisc version
The horse soldiers by John Ford( Visual )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 750 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 )

40 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 629 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 )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and French and held by 591 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 553 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 483 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 460 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 )

87 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 419 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 John S Robertson( Visual )

40 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous young doctor experiments upon himself, and by drinking a potion he becomes for a period an evil embodiment of himself. After a time he suddenly realizes that his evil self, Mr. Hyde, returns automatically without the aid of the drug. After a career of crime he is shot by his friend, John Lanyon, to whom he has been forced to divulge his secret
Elephant Walk by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and German 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 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: 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 discovers 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 278 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
Tortilla Flat by Spencer Tracy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a group of Paisanos, descendants of early Mexican settlers in Northern California. They live in the tiny town of Tortilla Flat and spend their days eating, drinking and relaxing in the sun. When one of them inherits 2 houses the rest are soon living in the houses without paying rent! The situation is further complicated when the house owner falls for a beautiful woman
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portugese fisherman teaches human values to a spoiled young millionaire's son who was saved from drowning
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 210 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
Advertising, selling the consumer by John Lee Mahin( Book )

22 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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



North to AlaskaNo time for sergeantsRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandBoom townQuo vadisElephant WalkGreatest classic films collectionWife vs. secretary