WorldCat Identities

Homes, Geoffrey 1902-1977

Overview
Works: 53 works in 196 publications in 5 languages and 2,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Film adaptations  Film noir  Spy films  Crime films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Gangster films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Geoffrey Homes
 
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Homes
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

33 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-time private investigator walks the straight and narrow of small-town life until an acquaintance from his past pulls him back into the troubles he'd left behind
Illegal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member 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 )

12 editions published between 1946 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bullet for Joey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member 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 lawless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Macdonald Carey plays a crusading newspaperman who seemingly is the only person willing to champion the oppressed workers' cause and tries to stop a lynch mob's manhunt of a Latino fugitive accused of fomenting a riot"--Container
The tall target( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member 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
The man who murdered Goliath by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

7 editions published between 1938 and 1946 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Then there were three by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

8 editions published between 1938 and 1946 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmy spores fall from space over a small town, and the town blossoms with beautiful new flora. People take the flowers home and as they sleep, the plants creep over them, devouring their bodies and stealing their identities--including their emotions, their uniqueness and their souls
This woman is dangerous( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member 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 hill of the terrified monk by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 1996 in German and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finders keepers by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

3 editions published between 1940 and 1947 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The doctor died at dusk by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

7 editions published between 1936 and 1992 in English and German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No hands on the clock by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1946 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who didn't exist by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

7 editions published between 1937 and 1944 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who murdered himself by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

6 editions published between 1936 and 1942 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty whacks by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six silver handles by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big steal by Don Siegel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member 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
The street of the crying woman by Geoffrey Homes( Book )

4 editions published between 1942 and 1990 in English and French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityMainwaring, Daniel, 1902-1977

Daniel Mainwaring American writer

Daniel Mainwaring amerikansk manusforfattar og skribent

Daniel Mainwaring amerikansk manusfrfattare och frfattare

Daniel Mainwaring amerikansk manusforfatter og skribent

Daniel Mainwaring amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Daniel Mainwaring scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Daniel Mainwaring US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Holmes, Geoffrey, 1902-1977

Homes, Geoffrey 1902-1977

Mainwaring, D.

Mainwaring, Daniel.

Mainwaring Daniel 1902-1977

Languages
English (120)

German (6)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Polish (1)

Covers
Build my gallows highInvasion of the body snatchersThe big steal