Homes, Geoffrey 1902-1977
Most widely held works about Geoffrey Homes
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Homes
Invasion of the body snatchers ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 437 libraries worldwide
When Dr. Miles Bennell becomes puzzled by his patient's disturbing behavior, he slowly begins to unravel the bizarre mystery that plagues the town. It seems an extraterrestrial form of plant life has descended on the village, giant "pods" containing formless aliens that are systematically taking over the bodies of townspeople whenever they sleep. Now only he and a small band of friends are left to warn the world of the deadly invasion!
Illegal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Illegal: Ambitious D.A. Victor Scott zealously prosecutes Ed Clary for a woman's murder. But as Clary walks to the electric chair, Scott receives evidence that exonerates the condemned man. Realizing that he's made a terrible mistake he tries to stop the execution, but is too late. Scott resigns as a prosecutor and enters private practice. He draws the attention of mob kingpin Frank Garland. Scott represents one of Garland's stooges on a murder rap and Scott, in a grand display of courtroom theatrics, wins the case. Embroiled in dirty mob politics, the situation becomes intolerable when his former protege is charged with a murder that seems to implicate her as an informant to the Garland mob.
Build my gallows high by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
11 editions published between 1946 and 2001 in English and French and held by 206 libraries worldwide
A bullet for Joey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
When a Canadian police inspector investigates a murder, he is hurtled into an adventure involving foreign spies, American gangsters and an explosive high-tech secret that could change the world. In a daring attempt to seize a brilliant physicist's discoveries, a foreign superpower enlists mobster Joe Victor and his gang in a scheme that will ignite a firestorm of betrayal, murder and global intrigue.
The tall target ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"Former police officer John Kennedy doesn't have a ticket, but he's determined to stay aboard the overnight train rolling from New York to Washington, D.C. He's convinced that someone or someones among the passengers intends to kill newly elected President Abraham Lincoln when the train stops in Baltimore. The true life Baltimore Plot provides the inspiration for this Hollywood thriller."--Container.
Invasion of the body snatchers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A small American town is imperceptibly taken over by an alien force as the citizens are gradually replaced by unfeeling clones. This film includes an 80-minute essay by Maurice Yacowar and a Visual supplement containing the original theatrical trailer, an interview with Don Siegel by Stuart Kaminsky, a Videoscope demonstration, and bibliography.
The man who murdered Goliath by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
6 editions published between 1938 and 1946 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Finders keepers by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
3 editions published between 1940 and 1947 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Forty whacks by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The hill of the terrified monk by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
No hands on the clock by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
3 editions published between 1939 and 1946 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The doctor died at dusk by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
4 editions published between 1936 and 1943 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
La griffe du passé = Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
This woman is dangerous ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A melodrama where Crawford plays a hardened mobster who's about to go blind. On top of this she is being watched by the police and is burdened by an overly jealous boyfriend. She goes to Indianapolis to consult an expert eye surgeon to repair her eyes and ends up falling hopelessly in love with him. Will she be able to forget her seedy past and make a fresh start?
The man who murdered himself by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
4 editions published between 1936 and 1942 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The big steal by Don Siegel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidently meet in Vera Cruz while chasing flim-flam man Fiske. Soon the local Inspector General (El Gato) is involved. Fiske races across Mexico, pursued by Jane and Duke, trailed by the real Capt. Blake. The crafty Inspector General is waiting for them in Tihuacan but they all give him the slip.
Six silver handles by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
4 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Cavalry charge Against a crooked sky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Cavalry charge: Two brothers who are not friends because they were fighting on different sides during the Civil War have to cooperate in order to defend themselves against an attack of Indians.
Then there were three by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
6 editions published between 1938 and 1945 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The man who didn't exist by Geoffrey Homes ( Book )
3 editions published between 1937 and 1939 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Attempted assassination Bodyguards Crime films Criminals Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery stories, American Drama Feature films Feature films Female offenders Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Gangster films Gangsters Historical films Horror films Husband and wife Investigative reporting Jealousy Large type books Lawyers Legal films Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 Love-hate relationships Malicious accusation Man-woman relationships Maryland--Baltimore Melodramas (Motion pictures) Mexico Murder Murder--Investigation Newspapers--Political aspects Organized crime Physicists Police Politicians Presidents--Assassination attempts Private investigators Science fiction Science fiction films Spies Spy films Swindlers and swindling Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States--Sierra Nevada Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wormser, Richard,--1908-1977
Holmes, Geoffrey 1902-1977
Homes, Geoffrey 1902-1977
Mainwaring, Daniel, 1902-1977
Pseud. Mainwaring, Daniel 1902-1977
Multiple languages (1)
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