WorldCat Identities

Mayersberg, Paul

Overview
Works: 40 works in 233 publications in 8 languages and 3,056 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  War films  Biographical films  Historical films  Science fiction  Prison films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Interviewee, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Mayersberg
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

42 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alien being comes to Earth to colonize its water riches but instead becomes head of a large corporation and is gradually destroyed by the pleasures, the technology and the richness of life on earth
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

63 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Lawrence is an astute observer of the cultural codes of his captors and even forms a friendship of sorts with one Japanese officer (Takeshi). He is also witness to the strange dynamics between new camp commandant Yoni (Ryuichi Sakamoto) and a new prisoner, Jack Celliers (David Bowie) with whom Lawrence served in Libya. Yoni is fascinated by Celliers and plans to make him the prisoners' CO, replacing Hicksley Ellis (Jack Thompson)
Croupier by Mike Hodges( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un ecrivain en mal d'inspiration accepte pour des raisons alimentaires une place de croupier dans un casino. Tres vite son travail envahit sa vie, ce qui est loin de plaire a Marion, sa petite amie. Mais il persiste car le jeu l'inspire. Il fait la connaissance d'une joueuse, Jani, qui perd de plus en plus. A la demande de ses creanciers, elle propose a Jack de les aider lors d'un hold-up au casino
Hollywood, the haunted house by Paul Mayersberg( Book )

25 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homme fatale by Paul Mayersberg( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eureka by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Canadian wilderness, Jack McCann breaks through the snow to an underground cavern and becomes the world's richest man. Twenty years later Jack is living like a king on his own Caribbean island but his dream becomes a nightmare when his daughter marries a gigolo, his wife becomes a drunk, and his lawyer becomes a gangster who will stop at nothing to get money to build a casino
Violent silence by Paul Mayersberg( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Croupier by Paul Mayersberg( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightfall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a far-off galaxy, the three suns of a primitive planet are setting. Scientists in this world of perpetual light call the new phenomenon Nightfall. But followers of a powerful cult have another name for it: Doomsday. And their fear-choked hysteria threatens to sweep the land
Homme Fatale (Modern Erotic Classics) by Paul Mayersberg( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ursula is obsessed with Mason; and Mason is obsessed with Ursula. But their passion is strong - murderously strong. Two lovers, three murders, a vortex of eroticism and an intriguing deception, all set in a steamy, noir-ish Los Angeles ... This is a smouldering sexual thriller, with echoes of James M. Cain, Raymond Chandler and all the finesse of the best traditions of European erotic writing
Violent Silence (Modern Erotic Classics) by Paul Mayersberg( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora Hammond is a contented married mother. Contented, that is, until she has a random and wildly passionate encounter with a complete stranger in an exclusive Los Angeles hotel. Far away in the Arizona desert, Pandora's husband Alec is at work on a movie, when a young woman - a girl he has been having an affair with - a dies on set during a stunt. These two events are connected by enigmatic daredevil Charles Wildman, who crashes into their world. Cars, terror tactics, sensory deprivation and guns - all are deployed in the war to win Pandora, body and soul of Pandora
The Disappearance by Stuart Cooper( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international hit man finds that his wife has disappeared
The man who fell to earth by Walter S Tevis( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.J. Newton is an extraterrestrial who goes to Earth on a desperate mission of mercy. But instead of aid, Newton discovers loneliness and despair that ultimately ends in tragedy
Bedrohliches Schweigen Roman by Paul Mayersberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homme fatale Roman der Begierde by Paul Mayersberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Mann, der vom Himmel fiel( )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Nagisa Ōshima( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 8 pamphlets, 1 sheet of loose copy, and 8 photographs
Return from the river Kwai by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando Estados Unidos bombardeó los puentes sobre el río Kwai, el ejército japonés ordenó una retirada de los prisioneros, trasladando a los supervivientes a Japón para cubrir las bajas de sus soldados. Basada en hechos reales, narra la aventura de ese grupo de prisioneros
Senjō no Merī Kurisumasu : shinario by Nagisa Ōshima( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captive( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich girl is kidnapped and brainwashed by three young terrorists
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The man who fell to Earth
Alternative Names
Mayersberg, Paul 1941-...

Mejersberg, Polʹ 1941-

Meyersberg, Paul

Paul Mayersberg Brits schrijver

Paul Mayersberg Brittischer Schriftsteller und Filmregisseur

Пол Майерсберг

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Merry Christmas, Mr. LawrenceHomme fataleCroupier