WorldCat Identities

Harris, Jack 1905-1971

Overview
Works: 27 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 2,758 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Coming-of-age films  Film remakes  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Film editor, Cinematographer , Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Harris
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Marcus rents a London flat, telling his landlady that he and his friends are musicians who will be rehearsing in the flat. In reality, neither the professor nor his friends can play a note. He is a criminal mastermind, holding court over his gang of thieves, including the likes of punkish Harry, the homicidal Louis and punch-drunk One-Round. The gang uses the professor's flat as a headquarters, where they conceive a daring 60,000 pound robbery
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in 1797, Billy Budd (Terence Stamp) is a young, naïve seaman on a British Man-o-war. When the sadistic Master-at-arms John Claggart (Robert Ryan) is murdered, Billy is accused and tried. Budd's strong belief in goodness is threatened by Claggart's equally strong force of evil; the consequences are both tragic and lasting"--Container
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
Noel Coward's Brief encounter by David Lean( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward's sensitive portrayal of what happens when two married strangers meet by chance and ultimately fall in love
The prince and the showgirl by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1911 and the coronation of George V is upcoming. Many of the worlds dignitaries are turning up for the event, including Prince Charles, the Regent of Carpathia, is running the country until his son King Nicolas comes of age in eighteen months. Nicolas is pro-German. Charles is pro-English. This would be unimportant but Carpathia has the fourth best army in Europe, and the young man is getting impatient. In an attempt to curry favor with the Prince, he is treated to a trip to see a musical, where he meets actress Elsie Marina. He has an appreciative eye for showgirls, but he gets more than he bargained for with Elsie. Introduced to the eccentric Queen Dowager, Elsie's unfamiliarity with royal protocol and manners charms her thoroughly, and Elsie ends up being made lady in waiting, and attends the coronation
Noël Coward's This happy breed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by State Theatre Centre of WA( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
The crimson pirate by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Vallo, the pirate, rallies a band of freedom-loving rebels in a struggle against Spain
British noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They met in the dark: Discharged for treason, a former Navy commander sets out to expose the espionage ring that destroyed his career
4D man( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is the professor of a forbidden force giving him more power than the world has ever known! He can push his bare hand through plates of solid steel, turn human flesh into dust, and turn love into a horrible kiss of death! He is 4-D man!
Star Slammer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Untamed! Uncaged! Unleashed in Space! Far into the future… a war rages on a distant, desolate planet. Taura (Sandy Brooke, Terror on Alcatraz), a voluptuous Amazonian beauty, finds herself mounting a battle against the forces of evil when she tangles with Bantor (Ross Hagen, The Hellcats), a sadistic government official. Soon she is sentenced to hard labor aboard the prison ship Star Slammer and must prove herself to her young female cellmates before earning their respect and leading them in a daring prison break. With every turn, Taura faces new dangers, as she must outwit the sex-starved warden, out-tough the tyrannical trustee, and battle jagger rats, astro zombies and alien monsters. She leads her small army into a space war that will bring their salvation or their final doom. Both a comedy and a sci-fi adventure packed with action and stunning special effects, Star Slammer takes you on a fun-filled ride to the edge of the universe! Along for the trip are veteran actors Aldo Ray (And Hope to Die), John Carradine (Invisible Invaders) and beauties Suzy Stokey (The Power), Marya Gant (Cannibal Hookers), Dawn Wildsmith (Surf Nazis Must Die) and Vivian Schilling (Soultaker). Produced by indie great Jack Harris (The Blob) and directed by cult filmmaker Fred Olen Ray (The Tomb)." -- Kino Lorber website
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American diplomat in London falls in love with an actress, but tries to protect himself by saying he is married
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by David Lean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly darker version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. After living in poor conditions, Oliver runs away to the streets of London. There he meets a gang of pickpockets and soon Oliver's life is changed forever
This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quintessential British domestic drama that finds a perfect balance between politics and sentiment, the household of a family with three children is touched by joy and tragedy from the tail end of the First World War to the beginning of the Second
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict ... a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Barnacle Bill by Charles Frend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain William Horatio Ambrose has tried hard to preserve his family's tradition of producing distinguished naval officers but unfortunately suffers from chronic seasickness. By way of compensation he decides to buy an amusement pier off the coast of Sandcastle-On-Sea, the success of which niggles the local council and its stuffy mayor who plans to have it closed down. But the captain is not a man to be trifled with and has a cunning plan up his decorated sleeves, and it just might work
Once a jolly swagman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Fox is restless and wants to do something else in his life. Against family wishes, he becomes a motorcycle racer and meets a high society woman named Dotty. Bill then becomes aware of the shallowness of his life. Includes bonus photo gallery
Noel Coward's Brief encounter = Milhoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
 
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Jack Harris Brits filmeditor (1905-1971)

ジャック・ハリス

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English (53)