WorldCat Identities

Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 235 works in 626 publications in 9 languages and 13,069 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Gangster films  Film noir  War films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Adapter, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Actor, Author of dialog, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic story of Magnolia Hawks who grew up on the Cotton Blossom, the Mississippi showboat owned by her father, lovable Captain Andy and her stern mother, Parthy
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

24 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,063 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
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

31 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and French and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor experiments on himself with terrible results. Contains the original uncut long version starring Frederic March, for which he won an Oscar and the 1941 remake with Spencer Tracy in the title role
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
The bad seed( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
North to Alaska by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 718 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 horse soldiers by John Ford( Visual )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 658 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 )

30 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 543 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 494 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 )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 482 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
No time for sergeants( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 478 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
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

67 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 389 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and German and held by 350 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 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Show boat (1951, 108 min.): When Julie La Verne and her husband Steve Baker are forced to leave the showboat Cotton Blossom, they are replaced by the Captain's daughter, Magnolia, and Gaylord Ravenal, a notorious gambler. Magnolia and Ravenal fall in love, marry, leave the boat and move to Chicago. They live off Ravenal's earnings from gambling. After they go broke, Gaylord feels guilty and leaves Magnolia, not knowing she is pregnant
Wife vs. secretary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 261 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 )

13 editions published between 1934 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea drama about a wealthy, spoiled, motherless boy, who is washed overboard from an ocean liner bound for Europe and is rescued by a Portuguese sailor 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 boy'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
Naughty Marietta by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 180 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
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 168 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 )

20 editions published between 1914 and 1921 in English and Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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No time for sergeants
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John Lee Mahin amerikansk manusforfattar

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John Lee Mahin scnariste amricain

John Lee Mahin US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Mahin, John

Mahin, John 1902-1984

Mahin, John L.

Mahin, John L. 1902-1984

Джон Мэхин

جان لی ماهین فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

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North to AlaskaRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandBoom townNo time for sergeantsQuo vadisElephant WalkGreatest classic films collectionWife vs. secretary