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Jaynes, Roderick

Overview
Works: 21 works in 81 publications in 5 languages and 12,523 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Crime films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir 
Roles: Film editor, Author of introduction, edm, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roderick Jaynes
O brother, where art thou? by George Clooney( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts--escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi--and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is at a crossroads and struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles- some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the baskethouses of Greenwich Village to an empty Chicago club- on an odyssey to audition for a music mogul- and back again. Includes music performed by Issac, Justin Timberlake and Carey Mulligan, as well as Marcus Mumford and Punch Brothers
The man who wasn't there by Ethan Coen( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspeacts that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dude. One cool guy. Who one day comes home to find two thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet--the one that made the room "hang together." Thing is, they did it because he's got the exact same name as one of the richest men in town, Lebowski. But, hey, no problem, he'll get even. At least he'll get someone to pay for a new carpet."--Container
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Inside Llewyn Davis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. He is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, some of them of his own making
Blood simple( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man hires a private investigator to kill his wife, who he thinks is cheating on him, and her lover, but the investigator has a plan of his own. A bad situation suddenly gets worse
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nueva York, 1941. El socialmente comprometido autor teatral Barton Fink (John Turturro) ha triunfado en Broadway. Tinsel Town lo ha notado y Hollywood lo contrata como guionista de una película de lucha libre. Barton cambia el humo de la ciudad por el mundo del cine. Los ángeles tiene el espíritu que Barton Fink busca. Pero pronto sufre bloqueo de escritor. Con la ayuda de su capaz asistente Audrey (Judy Davis) y su amistoso vecino Charlie Meadows (John Goodman), Fink encuentra la inspiración necesaria que buscaba en las fuentes más siniestras."--Envase
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story from events taking place in Minnesota in 1987. A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
No Country for Old Men by Joel Coen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss is hunting antelope near the Texas/Mexico border when he stumbles upon several dead men, a big stash of heroin, and more than two million dollars in cash. He takes off with the money--and the hunter becomes the hunted. A drug cartel hires a former Special Forces agent to track down the loot, and a ruthless killer joins the chase as well. Also looking for Moss is the aging Sheriff Bell, a World War II veteran who may be Moss' only hope for survival
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a backwoods bar owner hires a man to kill his cheating wife and her boyfriend, he opens a door into the criminal world that he'll never be able to shut
Javier Bardem 3-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No Country for Old Men: When a man stumbles on a bloody crime scene, a pickup truck loaded with heroin, and two million dollars in cash, his decision to take the money sets off an unstoppable chain reaction of violence
Barton Fink ; Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press includes: a sheet entitled: Audio visual press kit table of contents and a booklet which includes: a synopsis of the film, about the production ... about the cast, and a brief biography for each of the stars
True Grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Inside Llewyn Davis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Blood simple by Joel Coen( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Press kit includes: fact sheet, 1 booklet (synopsis, cast and credits listing, biographical information, "Q-and-A with Joel and Ethan Coen")
Il grande Lebowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
 
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The man who wasn't thereThe big LebowskiBarton Fink ; Miller's Crossing