WorldCat Identities

Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Works: 265 works in 703 publications in 9 languages and 13,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  History  Musical films  War films  Comedy films  Horror films  Western films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, Conceptor, Actor, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

29 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,799 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 Howard Hawks( Visual )

26 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of organized crime's control of the city of Chicago during prohibition and the ruthless drive of Tony Carmonte (Muni) to become the city's top gangster
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 771 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
North to Alaska by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 765 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
The bad seed( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 738 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 Fu te( Visual )

27 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 701 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 )

35 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Installé en Afrique depuis plusieurs années, Victor Marswell est un célèbre chasseur et organisateur de safaris. Un jour, de retour d'une expédition, il ne cache pas son irritation devant l'arrivée d'Eloïse Y. Kelly, une actrice volcanique qui tente d'oublier un passé tumultueux. Celle-ci lui demande de l'héberger dans l'attente du prochain bateau par lequel doivent arriver l'anthropologue Donald Nordley et son épouse Linda. Les charmes d'Eloïse ont tôt fait d'abattre les résistances du bourru Victor
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and French and held by 568 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 )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 519 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 )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Jim Hawkins works on the ship known as the Hispaniola. Posing as a cook, one-legged Long John Silver joins the crew seeking to steal the treasure and ship
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 469 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 )

70 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets Lygia and falls in love with her. As a Christian, she doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though she grew up Roman, 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 resents this, but falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities become more outrageous. When he burns Rome and he blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them, along with all the Christians, and throws them to the lions
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Victor Fleming( Visual )

33 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Victorian doctor experiments upon himself with a formula which separates the good and evil in his soul ; when the latter predominates, he becomes a rampaging monster
Elephant Walk( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 312 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
Wife vs. secretary( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 269 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 252 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
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea drama about a wealthy, spoiled, motherless brat (Freddie Bartholomew), who is washed overboard from an ocean liner bound for Europe and is rescued by a Portuguese sailor (Spencer Tracy) and his cod fishing fleet. Upon being rescued, the boy is forced to work for his keep and the story pursues his reactions and attitudes towards forced servitude and the very close relationship that develops between him and Manuel, the Portuguese fisherman. During the lad's tenure aboard the ship, he becomes a more loveable character and becomes emotionally distressed upon the accidental death of his friend, Manuel. The story ends with the boy being returned, reluctantly, to his wealthy father (Melvyn Douglas), as a changed individual
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 199 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
House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 154 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
Advertising, selling the consumer by John Lee Mahin( Book )

19 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 120 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

جان لی ماهین فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی



North to AlaskaNo time for sergeantsRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandBoom townQuo vadisElephant WalkWife vs. secretaryGreatest classic films collectionHouse of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde