WorldCat Identities

Mahin, John Lee 1902-1984

Works: 196 works in 573 publications in 9 languages and 13,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog, Conceptor, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Lee Mahin
Show boat by George Sidney ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,791 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 )
23 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,042 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
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,019 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
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 879 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 758 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 by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 699 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 )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 688 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 )
27 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 646 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 )
24 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remake of "Red Dust" (1932), a romantic triangle set in Africa
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 528 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 487 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 420 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
Elephant Walk ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 344 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 311 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
Captains courageous by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 289 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
Wife vs. secretary ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 256 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 by Betty Hutton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 222 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
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 188 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
Tortilla Flat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 184 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
Advertising, selling the consumer by John Lee Mahin ( Book )
19 editions published between 1914 and 1921 in English and Spanish and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Mahin, John
Mahin, John L.
English (184)
Spanish (35)
French (28)
German (20)
Italian (13)
Multiple languages (5)
Japanese (1)
Basque (1)
Polish (1)