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Mandell, Daniel

Overview
Works: 34 works in 100 publications in 2 languages and 8,291 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  War films  Detective and mystery films  Screwball comedy films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, fme, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Daniel Mandell
The best years of our lives by William Wyler( Visual )

15 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the problems faced by three returning veterans of WWII as they attempt to pick up the threads of their lives. Captain Derry is returning to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him, and sailor Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands
Witness for the prosecution by Billy Wilder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion
The fortune cookie by Billy Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A TV cameraman, trampled by a half-back while shooting a football game, and his shyster brother-in-law team up to defraud an insurance company in a million dollar law suit
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Joseph Kesselring( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man is shocked when he learns his aunts like to serve men elderberry wine spiked with arsenic, and then bury their bodies in the cellar
Irma la Douce by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Paris' famous Red Light district, a rookie policeman (Jack Lemmon) plots to keep a beautiful prostitute (Shirley MacLaine) all to himself in this hit comedy from director Billy Wilder
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's novel. Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon star as Heathcliff and Cathy whose tortured love affair is doomed to a tragic end
One, two, three by Billy Wilder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berlin, after the Second World War: C.R. MacNamara presides over the German branch of Coca-Cola, dreaming of being promoted to London, by capturing the untapped Russian market. His plans for advancement run into a snag, when he is asked to watch over the boss' ditsy, impulsive 17 year-old daughter Scarlett on her European vacation. Unsurprisingly, she almost immediately gets into trouble of the worst kind by slipping across the border to East Germany, to marry the violently anti-Yankee Communist Otto. When the home office headman decides to visit his daughter, Cagney masterminds an elaborate masquerade that backfires
Kiss me, stupid by Billy Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two would-be songwriters hijack Dino as he passes through their town. Their attempts to charm him into listening to their songs encounter a problem when one man's wife is the head of Martin's fan club. A substitute is hired to claim his attentions. Things do not exactly work out as planned
The little foxes by Lillian Hellman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina catches on to a scheme by her brothers to swindle money from her husband to fund a cotton mill. She demands that they include her in their scheme as majority partner in exchange for not turning them in
Guys and dolls by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and French and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gambler Nathan Detroit has few options for the location of his big craps game. Needing $1,000 to pay a garage owner to host the game, Nathan bets Sky Masterson that Sky cannot get Salvation Army doll Sarah Brown out on a date. Despite some resistance, Sky negotiates a date with her in exchange for bringing people into her mission. Meanwhile, Nathan's longtime fiancée, Adelaide, wants him to go legit and marry her
Ferenc Molnar's The good fairy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel and in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing they have to hear how real people talk, a group of lexicographers end up assisting a beautiful singer get away from the mob
Meet John Doe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fired from her job, reporter Ann Mitchell invents a fictitious "John Doe" to write an idealistic letter threatening suicide in protest of social ills. The public response to the letter is so enormous that Ann's newspaper rehires her and hires an out-of-work baseball player, John Willoughby to play the part of John Doe. He enters into the hoax for the money but ultimately rebels against the evil, self-serving despots who attempt to further their own political goals by controlling him and the thousands of John Doe fans who support him
A song is born by Howard Hawks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and French and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious and high-spirited musical stars Danny Kaye as a professor of high-brow music who inadvertently becomes involved with a sensual saloon singer (Virginia Mayo) and a crooked criminal gang
Hans Christian Andersen by Frank Loesser( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Christian Andersen, a young Danish cobbler with a special gift of storytelling, weaves his tales of magic for the children of Copenhagen
Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy going drama critic discovers that his kind and gentle Aunts Abby and Martha have a bizarre habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is hired from the queues of the unemployed to stand in for the common man in a drive to promote good neighbourliness, in reality a front to cover the ulterior political ambitions of a powerful businessman cum politician. One of several populist comedy/dramas, produced by Capra and written by Riskin, involving a blend of socialist and conservative sentiments
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dodsworth, a recently retired industrialist, sets off to Europe with his young wife. In Paris the wife, Fran, begins an open flirtation with an attractive gentleman and Dodsworth, hurt by his wife's actions, searches for the happiness which has eluded him
Danny Kaye : the Goldwyn years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonder man: Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Buzzy comes back as a ghost and summons his bookworm twin, Edwin Dingle, to Prospect Park so that he can help the police nail Jackson
Sin takes a holiday( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple secretary is torn between a suave divorce lawyer and a cultured gentleman who introduces her to the allures of a Parisian lifestyle
 
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Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace
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English (76)

French (3)