WorldCat Identities

Guillermin, John 1925-

Overview
Works: 196 works in 557 publications in 7 languages and 5,569 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Horror films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.A3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Guillermin
The towering inferno by John Guillermin ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fred Wilson, a big-shot oil magnate from Petrox Oil, sets off for new petroleum deposits on a recently discovered Pacific island. Stowing away on the ship is Jack Prescott, a free-spirited palaeontologist who warns that they are headed for Skull Island, a seemingly mythical land where prehistoric monsters are believed to still exist
The blue max ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A low-born infantryman becomes a pilot during World War I, almost deliberately stepping on the sensibilities of his aristocratic comrades in the process. A national hero, he wins the Blue Max, the highest award that can be bestowed upon an aviator. His fame is exploited by a general, who tolerates the affair between the pilot and the general's wife. The canny general knows that, eventually, the pilot will become expendable, and a "heroic" death can be arranged
The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1945: The Allies are making their final advance into German territory, and only one strategic bridge on the Rhine River remains in Nazi hands. Both sides have much to gain: the Germans, the lives of 50,000 soldiers stationed on the wrong side of the bridge; and the Allies, a quicker end to the war
Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. This is the third film in the Shaft series
Shaft by John Singleton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shaft: John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunk of the Black underworld's uptown territory
The tracker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A legendary tracker and Indian fighter is coaxed out of retirement to hunt down a crazed killer and self-appointed "Avenging Angel."
Guns at Batasi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dedicated British soldier is caught in the midst of a revolution in Africa. When he is ordered to relinquish command to the native militia, he defies the orders and arms himself and his followers with a cache of weapons. When Regimental Sergeant Major Lauderdale learns of this defiance, he springs into action with all the authority at his command, knowing full well that he's the only thing that stands between order and ... massacre!
Sheena ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orphaned in Zambuli territory, the blond Sheena is raised by a noble tribe and taught to communicate telepathically with all creatures. She gets a first-hand lesson in love from Vic Casey, a wisecracking TV journalist. In Africa for a story on a royal football player, Prince Otwani, Vic soon finds himself embroiled in a web of political intrigue. And when the evil prince decides to invade the Zambuli's land, it is up to Sheena to rescue Vic and save her idyllic kingdom
Skyjacked ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Minneapolis-bound commercial air flight is hijacked to Russia by a deranged war vet. All that stands between the terrified passengers and doom is the steely resolve of Captain Hank O'Hara
King Kong lives ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after his perilous fall from the towering skyscraper, Kong is revived through the miracle of modern medicine and is brought together with Lady Kong
El Condor ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1860's Mexico, two escaped convicts who don't always agree let nothing stop their joint attempt to break into the Mexican national gold reserve fortress "El Condor."
Never let go ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A salesman's search for his stolen car becomes an obsession that affects his family and threatens his life
Waltz of the toreadors ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Sellers stars as Leo Fitzjohn, a decorated general and prisoner of lust. His long-awaited rendezvous with sexy Ghislaine turns into a frolicking free-for-all when their love-making is hysterically interrupted by a lovesick lieutenant, a dysfunctional doctor, the General's nagging wife, and a team of drunken fox hunters
Tarzan's greatest adventure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of diamond hunters are in Africa and kill a pair of villagers while stealing supplies for their excursion. With Tarzan on their trail, they won't get too far!
The towering inferno Volcano ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Towering inferno: Due to substandard materials and workmanship, one of the world's tallest skyscrapers catches on fire during its gala opening, trapping a large crowd of society guests
633 squadron Bridge at Remagen ; Devil's brigade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
633 squadron: An RAF squadron is assigned to fly Mosquito bombers into Norway to destroy the Nazis' rocket fuel plants. -- The bridge at Remagen: Based on the true story of an astute American general and a high-ranking German officer, torn by the conflicting demands of his country and fellow countrymen, during the last days of World War II. -- Devil's brigade: Based on the 1st Special Service Force of World War II. Misfit American GIs join efficient Canadian troops for commando tactics against the Nazis in Italy during World War II
Charlton Heston collection four film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mother lode: It's Silas McGee's gold. He just hasn't found it yet, although he's searched for his mother lode for more than 30 years in the remote high country of British Columbia. Strangers with a similar bent for gold had best stay away: folks like that may never come out of McGee's mine alive
 
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Languages
English (211)
Spanish (15)
French (7)
Multiple languages (5)
German (4)
Italian (4)
Dutch (1)
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