WorldCat Identities

Marks, Owen

Works: 53 works in 108 publications in 4 languages and 5,741 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Biographical films 
Roles: Film editor, Other, Editor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Owen Marks
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

11 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En Tampico, en 1920, Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart), un americano vagabundo, encuentra a Curtin, que también esta en su situación, ellos creen que podrán acabar con su vida de pobreza, y van en busca del oro. En compañía de otro vagabundo, emprenden la expedición pero la avaricia y las envidias entre ellos superarán con creces cualquier otra dificultad en el camino."--Envase
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and Hungarian and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about a bitter nightclub owner who helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
A summer place by Susan Todd( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at an elite Maine resort, the lovestruck teens Johnny and Molly struggle to cope with adult emotions, as do their parents. Johnny, Molly and their parents discover that love will find a way
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and French and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a California farming valley in 1913 a complex, anguished younger son rebels against his stern father and discovers that his mother, believed dead, runs a nearby brothel. The film is an exploration of adolescence and of a father-son relationship
Passage to Marseille by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Matrac is a World War II French patriot who escapes Devil's Island, survives a dangerous freighter voyage and becomes a gunner in the Free French Air Corps. Passage sailed into theaters on stormy seas. Controversy surrounded the scene in which Matrac machine-guns the helpless survivors of a downed plane that attacked the freighter. That a soldier of freedom would act ignobly brought protests from religious and censorship groups
The fighting 69th( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
The West Point story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway director Bix Bixby is down on his luck. Reluctantly, he is persuaded to go to West Point Military Academy to help the students put on a musical show. Bix takes Eve, his on-again, off-again assistant, with him to the Academy. His ulterior motive is to recruit student star Tom Fletcher for Harry Eberhart's new production. Then, Bixby finds that he himself must live as a cadet
I'll see you in my dreams by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lyricist Gus Kahn and his wife, from the day Gus walks into a Chicago music publishing house to his public triumphs, private failures, career decline and comeback
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hard-luck drifters and a grizzled prospector discover gold. Then greed and paranoia set in
Caged( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

19 year-old Marie is sent to prison for being an accomplice in a robbery. When a prison head takes sympathy on her and tries to help, a cruel matron steps in and breaks her efforts
Bright leaf( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brant Royle buys and sells tobacco, building a cigarette manufacturing empire, but his empire is starting to crumble. He is romantically drawn to the daughter of the tycoon who had earlier brought ruin to his family, and she may have an agenda of her own
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to how to get ahead in business and in life, to how to relate to his estranged mother
The man behind the gun ; Thunder over the plains ; Riding shotgun( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tall Randolph Scott is every inch a hero in three bullet-laced westerns. The secessionist fervor of the 1850s comes to California, and undercover Army officer Scott aims to thwart the separatist passions in The man behind the gun. There's Thunder over the plains and lightning in Scott's holsters in the second film. He portrays an Army captain assigned to a lawless area of Texas after the Civil War. Next, Scott is Riding shotgun and heading into a whirlwind of trouble: a mob bent on vigilante justice wrongly suspects him of robbing a stagecoach. An action bull's-eye all the way!"--Container
The complete James Dean collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Rebel without a cause] : Jim Stark, the teenage son of a well-to-do family, is overcome by loneliness, frustration and anger, which leads to violence when he seeks approval of a gang of high-school hoodlums
Safe in hell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After killing an ex-boyfriend in New Orleans, a prostitute flees to a Caribbean island. There the vicious local police chief sets his sights on her, unaware that she is a fugitive
The man I love( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Torch singer Petey Brown is beautiful and smart. The beautiful gets her in trouble. She'll need all of the smart to get out of it in this bluesy, boozy noir salute to tough dames in tough times. On a holiday visit to her family in the waning days of World War II, Petey expects a merry Christmas. Instead she gets a tangled web of mobsters, cheating wives, war-traumatized vets and the kind of love that grabs hold fast and goes wrong faster"--Container
Sincerely yours by Irving Wallace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberace plays a concert pianist threatened by deafness. Plunged into despair, he finds escape from sorrow by secretly involving himself in the problems of strangers. Liberace touches the heart and delights the ear with sparkling renditions of 31 selections from Chopin to Chopsticks. Along the way he romances Joanne Dru and Dorothy Malone, trades barbs with old pro William Demarest and in a humorous nightclub scene, pokes fun at his own image as the 1950s matinee idol of the little-old-lady set
Rachel Cade( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1939, and World War II begins its carnage. But deep in the Belgian Congo, nurse Rachel Cade goes about the daily, desperate business of saving lives, barely touched by the world outside. Then an RAF pilot crash lands near the hospital, bringing with him the urgency of war ... and a love that will change Rachel's life forever"--Container
John Steinbeck's east of Eden( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on John Steinbeck's novel, the first of the three major films that make up the Dean legacy. Story of Cal Trask, a youth who vies for his father's affection with Aron, the favoured son, and his desperate attempts to obtain the attention he needs
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Alternative Names
Owen Marks britisch-US-amerikanischer Filmeditor

Owen Marks Brits filmeditor

Owen Marks montador británicu (1899–1960)

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