WorldCat Identities

Gavin, John 1931-2018

Works: 162 works in 473 publications in 4 languages and 9,141 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Singer, Editor, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Gavin
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic tale of the bold gladiator slave Spartacus, the woman who believed in his cause, and the power-hungry Roman general who challenged his convictions
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. When Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer, she decides to take the money and leave town. When a tired Marion is caught in a storm, she pulls off the main highway and checks into the Bates Motel. The manager of Bates Motel is a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

15 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
Spartacus( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized account of the slave uprising led by laborer-turned-gladiator Spartacus, against the combined forces of the late Roman Republic. After escaping from a gladiator training ground, Spartacus convinces his fellow escapees to join him in an attempt to free all Roman slaves, and becomes the head of a massive revolt that threatens to overwhelm the power of Rome
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film "chronicles two widows and their troubled daughters as they struggle to find true happiness amidst racial prejudice. Lora [is] a single white mother whose Hollywood starlet ambitions come at the expense of any meaningful relationship with her daughter, Susie. Lora's black housekeeper, Annie, has troubles of her own as she faces the rejection of her own fair-skinned daughter, Sarah Jane, who abandons her heritage for a chance to be accepted as white. As years of selfishness and denial pass, tragedy strikes and forces the women to come to terms with their own identities."--Container
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Thoroughly modern Millie' is the story of an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon, befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy, fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy. In the end it takes a rich and nutty jazz baby like Muzzy to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers
Tammy and the bachelor ; Tammy tell me true ; Tammy and the doctor( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tammy and the bachelor: As a little Mississippi riverboat girl, Tammy falls in love with a wealthy southern gentleman after she and her rascally grandfather rescue him from a plane crash -- Tammy tell me true: The adventures of Tammy continue in college, where the worldly-wise small-town gal helps a broken-hearted artist paint a happy future, teaches a haughty heiress that the Golden Rule is more precious than gold, and finds true love with a shy, handsome young professor -- Tammy and the doctor: Tammy travels to Los Angeles to become a nurse and turns the handsome young intern inside out with her unique bedside manner
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Midnight lace by David Miller( Visual )

22 editions published between 1960 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this woman-in-peril suspense film, set in London, the sanity of a newlywed heiress comes into question when, after a number of unwitnessed near-fatal accidents and life-threatening phone calls, she claims to be the target of a stalker. As time passes and her reports of more calls and a visit from a mysterious stranger nobody else sees are met with skepticism by everybody, the woman begins to unravel and becomes increasingly paranoid, suspecting everyone around her, including her debonair new husband
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and German and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsuspecting victim visits the Bates Motel and falls prey to one of cinema's most notorious psychopaths - Norman Bates. Featuring one of the most iconic scenes in film history - the infamous 'Shower Scene' - plus new bonus features. Alfred Hitchcock's ultimate masterpiece remains as terrifying today as it did 50 years ago
The new adventures of Heidi by RAW( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidi is unfairly separated from her loving grandfather, and is forced to live with a gaggle of despicable relatives in the Big Apple
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection : Rear window. Vertigo. North by northwest. Psycho. The birds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4 : Psycho: based on the novel by Robert Bloch. Psycho is a horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
Back street( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quintessential tearjerker in which a couple meets and falls in love but is unable to marry due to impossible circumstances
Pedro Páramo by Carlos Velo( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petición de su madre que muere, Pedro entra en búsqueda de su padre
A time to love and a time to die = Le temps d'aimer et le temps de mourir by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

12 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid the devastating ruin of burnt out Germany during the dying days of World War Two, Private Ernst Graeber finds his town destroyed by Allied bombing. Frantically searching for his parents, Ernst encounters his childhood friend Elizabeth Kruse, the daughter of a doctor who has been removed to a concentration camp. In spite of the horror of their surroundings and their close proximity to death, Ernst and Elizabeth find hope in their love for one another
Fannie Hurst's Back street( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fashion designer falls in love with a department store owner. Several years later they meet and resume their love affair
Los hermanos muerte ; Pedro Pármano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Hermanos Muerte (ca. 85 min.): "En medio de un México consulvionado por los ánimos de la Revolución surge, en un pueblo que podría ser cualquiera del país, un grupo dirigido por tres hermanos implacables y mortíferos: Los hermanos Muerte. Liderados por el mayor de ellos, se lanzan a la conquista de la región con el lema de "Tierra y libertad," aunque en el fondo busquen más gloria y riquezas para ellos mismos."--Container
The madwoman of Chaillot( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric countess upsets a plan to transform Paris into a giant oilfield
Heidi's Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Heidi's grandfather is lost on the mountain, Heidi is sent to live with her spoiled friend Elizabeth in the big city. Elizabeth's father has buried himself in his work since her mother's death, but with Heidi in the household, this Christmas will be different
Imitation of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two women trying to find success, but end up finding that success isn't everything. Includes both the 1934 and 1959 releases
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Alternative Names
Apablasa, Juan Vincent

Gavin, Jack 1928-

Gavin, Jack, 1931-2018

Gavin, John, 1928-

Gilmore, John, 1928-

Gilmore, John 1931-2018

Goleener, John 1931-2018

Golenor, Jack

Golenor, Jack, 1925-

Golenor, Jack 1931-2018

Golenor, John 1931-2018

Golenor, John Anthony.

Golenor, John Anthony 1928-

Golenor, John Anthony, 1931-2018

Golenor Pablos, John Anthony

Golenour, Anthony

Golenour, Anthony 1928-

Golenour, Anthony, 1931-2018

Govenor, Jack

Govenor, John Anthony

Ioannes Gavin

John Gavin acteur américain

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John Gavin US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Diplomat

Гэвин, Джон

Гэйвин Джон

Джон Гевін

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ג'ון גווין שחקן אמריקאי

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جان گوین افسر، بازیگر، دیپلمات، و سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

جون غافن سياسي أمريكي

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English (193)

Spanish (12)

German (2)

French (2)