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Jaynes, Roderick

Overview
Works: 16 works in 62 publications in 5 languages and 10,662 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Film noir  Crime films  Musical films 
Roles: Film editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roderick Jaynes
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,202 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 Ethan Coen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,691 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
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects 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
The big Lebowski by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dude (Jeff Bridges), a down and out surfer who lives to bowl, is one of two Lebowskis living in LA. Unfortunately, he's mistaken for the other 'rich one' by a pair of thugs who break in and urinate on his precious rug
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 876 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
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fink is a New York playwright who reluctantly relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays. Ordered to write a low budget screenplay about wrestling, Fink manages to type one sentence and then ... nothing. Although his chatty insurance salesman neighbor Charlie helps out by teaching Fink about wrestling, the clock ticks, the temperature rises, and Fink's life spins more and more out of control
No Country for Old Men by Ethan Coen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 50 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
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 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
True Grit by Charles Portis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mattie Ross is determined to avenge her father's blood by capturing Tom Chaney, the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just fourteen, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn, a one-eyed, trigger-happy US Marshal with an affinity for drinking, and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf to track the fleeing Cheney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can have only one outcome: retribution" (container)
The ladykillers by Ethan Coen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

In 1941, New York intellectual playwright Barton Fink comes to Hollywood to write a Wallace Beery wrestling picture. Staying in the eerie Hotel Earle, Barton develops severe writer's block. His neighbor, jovial insurance salesman Charlie Meadows, tries to help, but Barton continues to struggle as a bizarre sequence of events distracts him even further from his task.--Scott Renshaw
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: The story revolves around four people, a glum bar owner, his bored and unfaithful wife, the bartender with whom the wife elopes and a private detective hired to kill the lovers. Courtesy of an ingenious plot their paths cross, diverge, then re-cross after a series of misunderstandings and cruel mistakes
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Book )

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

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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The man who wasn't thereThe big LebowskiBarton Fink ; Miller's Crossing