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Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Overview
Works: 235 works in 781 publications in 10 languages and 13,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  History  Historical films  Western films  War films  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Producer, Adapter, Author of dialog, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Actor, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

39 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,053 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 )

26 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,101 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 Henry Hathaway( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 805 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 769 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 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother, adopted herself as a small child, discovers the horrifying truth that within her seemingly angelic young daughter beats the heart of a cold-blooded serial murderer ... even as she learns that her own mother killed everyone else in her family. Now as more people die, one woman must make a terrible decision about the daughter she loves and desperately wants to protect in this classic thriller
The horse soldiers by John Ford( Visual )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 751 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 )

39 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 626 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 )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 607 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
Boom town by Jack Conway( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 457 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 )

84 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 416 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
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 333 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
Wife vs. secretary( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 277 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 two 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
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

8 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 213 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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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

ジョン・リー・メイヒン

約翰·李·馬興

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