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Mann, Delbert 1920-2007

Works: 322 works in 975 publications in 6 languages and 11,689 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  War films  Historical films  Live television programs 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Restager , fmd, Other, Author of introduction, dir, Film editor, tld, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Marty by Delbert Mann( Visual )

77 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is a nice guy, living with his mother in the Bronx, hanging around with similarly socially inept friends, dreaming of owning his own butcher's shop, and maybe even finding a girl to love. The people around him don't think Marty will make anything more of himself than he already has--life is comfortable, why would Marty want to change? But when Marty meets Clara, a schoolteacher with similar aspirations, Marty is motivated to do remarkable things
All quiet on the western front by Delbert Mann( Visual )

59 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this realistic depiction of the lives of ordinary German soldiers Paul Baumer and his school chums are encouraged to enlist by their bombastic, slogan-chanting teacher, but they quickly learn that actual war is more gore than glory, as they crawl through mud, huddle in trenches, suffer the ordeal of frenzied hand-to-hand combat and dodge screaming shells during World War I
That touch of mink by Delbert Mann( Visual )

45 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's most eligible and richest bachelor makes the acquaintance of a naive country girl transplant to New York City by splashing mud all over the young lady. He sends his brilliant young financial advisor over to the automat, where her roommate is employed, to apologize unsuccessfully until the tycoon appears in person and charms the unemployed young lady into a date. Later, while on a trip in Bermuda she gets looped and breaks out in a rash. After a madcap romance they get married and when they return to Bermuda for their honeymoon, the groom has an attack of nerves and comes down with the blotches
Separate tables by Delbert Mann( Visual )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a number of eccentric and lonely people in a rather gloomy, small hotel in the seaside town of Bournemouth, England. In one evening, four unhappy misfits will bare their innermost secrets and change each other's lives forever
Jane Eyre( Visual )

37 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre is the orphan girl who secures a position as a governess to the ward of Edward Rochester, lord of an English manor house call Thornfield, whose halls hide a dark and sinister secret
David Copperfield by DELBERT MANN( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield's idyllic life changes when his mother marries Mr. Murdstone. When she dies, David's stepfather takes David from school and forces him to do back-breaking work in his winery. David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he grows into a respected young man and finds the love he never had as a child
Lover come back by Delbert Mann( Visual )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adman and adwomen battle over a fake account and wind up in bed together
The golden age of television( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
Eugene O'Neill's Desire under the elms( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play about a family torn apart by greed. Eben (Anthony Perkins) awaits the day he will inherit the land from his tyrannical, widowed father (Burl Ives). But when Eben's father takes a new wife and announces he'll leave the farm to her, passions erupt in a fiery night of lust and fury between Eben and his new stepmother (Sophia Loren)
What makes Sammy run?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sammy Glick is a Jewish boy born in New York's Lower East Side. He decides to climb the ladder of success by any means necessary. Through backstabbing and double-crossing, Sammy fights to become the motion picture industry's top screenwriter. A rags to riches story about the world of 1930s Hollywood
The Doris Day and Rock Hudson comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pillow talk: Two single professionals find themselves sharing a party line - and a whole lot more - when they get their lines crossed
Night crossing by Delbert Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Night Crossing chronicles the perils of two East German families as they attempt to cross over the Berlin Wall and escape to the freedom of the West in a hot-air balloon
Heidi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Swiss orphan must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city
The last days of Patton by Delbert Mann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to adjust to his peacetime role as military governor of Bavaria, Patton lobbies for war against the Soviet Union, eventually causing himself to be stripped of his command. On the eve of his retirement, a traffic accident brings the onset of the general's last battle
David Copperfield( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This famous, star-studded adaptation of Charles Dickens's beloved autobiographical novel was released as a television movie in the United States and in theaters in the United Kingdom. It uses a series of flashbacks to tell the story of David Copperfield's rise from childhood poverty to success as a writer
April morning by Delbert Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 'April Morning' here is the famous April 19, 1775 upon which the 'Shot heard 'round the world' was fired, signaling the start of the American Revolution
Desire under the elms by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th century New England, this is a classic tale of greed, lust and family hatred which shatters a family's life
The gift of love : a Christmas story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dream about her mother's Depression-era childhood changes the life of a woman plagued by emotional and business problems
Incident in a small town( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A judge in a small town discovers that the skeletons in his family closet are aired for all to see after he's named as a prime suspect in the murder of his son-in-law
The Man without a country by Edward Everett Hale( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cliff Robertson stars as 'The Man Without a Country, ' condemned to spend his life at sea ... A young midshipman, Beau Bridges, is compelled to learn what damning treason could have provoked the aging prisoner to endure such a cruel judgement."
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All quiet on the western frontThat touch of minkWhat makes Sammy run?The last days of Patton
Alternative Names
Delbert Mann American television and film director

Delbert Mann americký režisér

Delbert Mann Amerikaans filmregisseur

Delbert Mann amerykański reżyser filmowy

Delbert Mann réalisateur américain

Delbert Mann regista statunitense

Delbert Mann US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Mann, Del.

Mann, Delbert 1920-

Mann, Delbert Martin 1920-2007

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