WorldCat Identities

Hayes, John Michael 1919-2008

Works: 168 works in 903 publications in 11 languages and 15,180 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Comedy films  Romance films  History  Spy films  Western films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Honoree, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Michael Hayes
Most widely held works by John Michael Hayes
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

242 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 4,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events ... Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

111 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired American jewel thief living on the French Riviera seeks to prove his innocence by exposing the burglar who has been imitating his technique
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

93 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances, he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but Frances, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape. In a spine-tingling climax, the real criminal is exposed
The children's hour by William Wyler( Visual )

37 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism--and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove
Peyton Place by Bosen Luo( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
Iron Will( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Russian and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an incredible true-life story. A brave young man is thrust into adulthood as he and his courageous team of sled dogs embark on a grueling and treacherous cross-country marathon. Together they race through the frozen wilderness carrying hopes of capturing the $10,000 grand prize that will save his family from financial ruin. With dogged determination and sheer iron will, they face impossible odds and hardships along the dangerous trail to his dreams
Butterfield 8 by Elizabeth Taylor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and German and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about a New York model who finds that her reputation as a prostitute is responsible for bringing to an end her promising romance with a young married executive
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

55 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While vacationing in Morocco, Ben and Jo McKenna are suddenly immersed in a dangerous situation after a French spy dies in Ben's arms. Discovering that their son has been kidnapped and taken to England, the McKennas are caught up in a nightmare of espionage, assassinations and terror. Soon, all of their lives hang in the balance as they draw closer to the truth that leads to a chilling climax in London's famous Royal Albert Hall"--Container
Nevada Smith by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

34 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tres pistoleros asesinan a los padres del joven Max Sand, un inocente muchacho hijo de madre india y padre blanco. Su objetivo es vengar la muerte de sus padres..En su búsqueda, un día se encuentra con un fabricante de armas que intenta disuadirle de su venganza. Pero Max, prosigue su búsqueda convertido en un pistolero solitario que se hace llamar Nevada Smith, ciego por el odio
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A depiction of the wild life in Tinseltown's early days. A story about the ruthless tycoon who built a multi-million dollar empire. Includes a striptease performance atop a glittering chandelier that helped to break the Production Code
Where love has gone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny, a young woman, has murdered a man who was the latest lover of her mother. Danny's father, Luke Miller, describes the events that led to the tragedy, causing many family secrets to be revealed
4 movie marathon classic western collection : Albuquerque ; Whispering Smith ; The duel at Silver Creek ; War arrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duel at Silver Creek: Lightning is the quick-drawing marshal of Silver City who intents to capture a gang of ruthless claim jumpers that have been terrorizing and murdering local silver miners. He deputizes Silver Kid to help bring the outlaws to justice. Their plans are complicated when a beautiful new lady in town uses the marshal for her own dangerous agenda
The Chalk garden( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a family conflict over possession of an emotionally troubled child which comes to a climax after the hiring of a mysterious Nanny
War arrow by George Sherman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Army Major Brady (Chandler) is sent to end the Kiowa uprising in Texas. He must find a way to save the fort as well as the beautiful Elaine (O'Hara), wife of the missing cavalry officer
Joan Crawford collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's face: Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar
Torch song( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist
Harlow( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood in 1928 is a land of milk and honey, magic and fantasy. Jean Harlow's spectacularly controversial and tragic career begins with bit parts in movies while she's living with her mother and opportunistic stepfather. When Hollywood agent Arthur Landau spots her on a film set, he gets her a series of comedy roles and soon realizes he has a gold mine. She becomes an overnight sensation and critics hail her as the next great sex symbol
Alfred Hitchcock : the essentials collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertigo is an elaborately constructed murder story and a fascinating study in sexual obsession. A detective with a fear of heights is drawn into a complex plot in which a girl he loves apparently falls to her death. He then meets her double and tries to re-create the image of the woman he has loved but lost in death
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cat on a hot tin roof: A story of deception which is destroying a patriarchal Southern family as its' members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
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Alfred Hitchcock's Rear WindowVertigo
Alternative Names
Hayes, John M. 1919-2008

John Michael Hayes Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1919-2008)

John Michael Hayes amerikansk manusforfattar

John Michael Hayes amerikansk manusförfattare

John Michael Hayes amerikansk manusforfatter

John Michael Hayes amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

John Michael Hayes scénariste américain

John Michael Hayes sceneggiatore statunitense

John Michael Hayes US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Джон Майкл Хейс

جان مایکل هی فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

جون ميشيل هايس، 1919-2008.

Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with HarryAlfred Hitchcock's To catch a thiefThe children's hourIron WillVertigoNevada SmithWhere love has goneWar arrow