WorldCat Identities

Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Works: 190 works in 642 publications in 10 languages and 11,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Horror films  History  War films  Comedy films  Western films  Romance films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Author of dialog, Actor, Writer of accompanying material, Conceptor, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

27 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,091 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
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 774 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 Katherine Key( Visual )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 750 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 by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 748 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 John Ford( Visual )

54 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 713 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 )

37 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of "Red Dust" (1932), a romantic triangle set in Africa
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 565 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 502 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 )

13 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 499 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 )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 479 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 )

80 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a renowned and successful Roman general who falls in love with a lowly Christian woman, risking everything for her, during the corrupt and decadent reign of Nero. This release includes the original theatrical trailer
Elephant Walk by William Dieterle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and German and held by 352 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
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

39 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror film about the cultured Dr. Jekyll who, as the result of an experiment he's conducted on himself, can change into the hideous Mr. Hyde
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie get your gun (1950, 107 min.): Annie Oakley is an incredible shot who meets Frank Butler. Frank is the star sharpshoot in Colonel Buffalo Bill's show. He finds himself falling for Annie, but feels that she is not marriage material. In the end, they both discover that love is wonderful
Wife vs. secretary by Prod Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and German and held by 272 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
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming( Visual )

12 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve year old Harvey Cheyne is travelling with his father aboard a liner bound for Europe. The boy falls overboard and is rescued by Manuel who takes him aboard a New England fishing schooner captained by Disko. There, his instantly put to work alongside the captain's son, Dan. The challenges that Harvey faces and his slow and difficult mastery of any new skills. changes the boy from a brat inot a brave and gallant apprentice
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical comedy about the adventures of a beautiful young princess who flees to New Orleans to escape an arranged marriage. There she falls in love with a swashbuckling soldier who fights pirates and the king to keep her
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 156 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 by André De Toth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 150 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 1921 in English and Spanish and held by 121 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

No time for sergeantsRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandBoom townQuo vadisElephant WalkGreatest classic films collectionWife vs. secretaryHouse of wax