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Paxton, John 1911-1985

Overview
Works: 70 works in 209 publications in 6 languages and 5,550 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Biography  Gangster films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter, Author of dialog, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Paxton
On the beach by Stanley Kramer ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about the devastating effects of nuclear war. The entire Northern Hemisphere has been destroyed, and the story turns to survivors of the atomic disaster in Melbourne, Australia. Realizing their annihilation is inevitable, the Australians prepare for their tragic demise
The wild one by Laslo Benedek ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny is the leader of a vicious biker gang which invades a small, sleepy California town. The leather-jacketed young biker seems hellbent for destruction until he falls for Kathie, a "good girl" whose father happens to be a cop
Murder, my sweet by Edward Dmytryk ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck private detective searches for an ex-convict's missing girlfriend and finds himself in a dark world of mayhem and murder
Crossfire ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A police captain methodically unravels the truth behind the brutal murder of an innocent Jewish man by a World War II soldier with a rabid hatred of Jews
Kotch by Jack Lemmon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter Matthau stars as Kotch, an unforgettable 72-year-old widower who refuses to be cast aside by society and faces his uncertain future with eternal optimism. Made to feel unwanted in his son and daughter-in-law's home, Kotch seeks out their pregnant teenage babysitter after her guardian sends her away. When he persuades her to live with him until the baby is born, he finds his role as her protector and guiding light gives him a sense of self-worth he's never had
Fourteen hours ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man, morally destroyed by his parents not loving him and by the fear of being not capable of making his girlfriend happy, keeps police at bay for fourteen hours while attempting suicide
Cornered by Edward Dmytryk ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desperate: an Everyman who accepts what he thinks is an honest trucking job, only to find he's the driver in a botched heist that puts Brodie and his bride on the run from the cops and the cons who planned the job
Stanley Kramer film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cobweb ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Step inside 'the Castle,' a large private psychiatric facility. Here, Dr. Stewart McIver devotes night and day to his profession while neglecting his pining, voluptuous wife. A colleague with a fondness for booze and a pretty face seeks to comfort the wife
The wild one (1953) continuity script by John Paxton ( )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crack-up by Irving Reis ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a train wreck sends art critic George Steele into a mental tailspin, he's fired from his job at a New York art museum. Seems unjust, until you learn there was no train wreck. This relentless, nervy film noir explores the sinister world of violence and the monied world of aesthetics as Steele's attempt to reconstruct what really happened leads him to murder, mania and an international conspiracy that threatens the museum's masterpieces
Crossfire (1947) shooting script by John Paxton ( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murder my sweet (1944) shooting script by John Paxton ( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cornered (1945) shooting script by John Paxton ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crack-Up (1946) shooting script by John Paxton ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
So well remembered ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dedicated news editor in a slum-ridden English mill town, whose marriage to the beautiful headstrong daughter of a corrupt mill owner is doomed, recalls the history of events and the powers of reform that took place from the end of one world war to the end of the next
L'Equipée sauvage by Laslo Benedek ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans cette petite bourgade où tranquillité se confond avec ennui, l'arrivée d'une bande de motards menée par Johnny se heurte immédiatement à l'hostilité et aux préjugés des habitants
Feux croisés by Edward Dmytryk ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in French and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Joseph Samuels, un G.I. juif démobilisé depuis peu, est retrouvé mort dans une chambre d'hôtel. Chargé de l'enquête, le capitaine Finlay se heurte à un sérieux problème : l'absence de mobile. S'attachant à reconstituer les dernières heures du défunt, il apprend bientôt que Samuels a été vu pour la dernière fois dans un bar en compagnie de trois militaires
Pickup alley ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
U.S. narcotics agent Charles Sturgis trails international dope smuggler Frank McNally by following his reluctant accomplice Gina Broger through the "pickup alleys" of New York, London, Lisbon, Rome, Naples and Athens
On the waterfront by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wild one: The leader of a fierce biker gang attempts to defeat a rival group, and to win the heart of a small-town police officer's daughter
 
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