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Benson, Jay

Overview
Works: 50 works in 77 publications in 2 languages and 1,493 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Biography  Biographical television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jay Benson
The Temptations by Allan Arkush( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the rhythm and blues group, the Temptations, including their meteoric rise to fame and the rivalries that threatened to tear them apart
Call me Claus by Peter 6 Werner( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When cantankerous home shopping network producer Lucy Cullins hires an actor named Nick to host the channel's "Kristmas Korner" sales promotion, she gets way more than she bargained for. You see Nick is actually the real Santa Claus and his presence there is anything but accidental. With his 200-year contract about to expire, he has to convince Lucy to take over the reigns or Christmas as we know it will be doomed
The stepfather by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man searching for the perfect family marries a widow with children, only to kill them all when they act more normal than his dream family should. When his new stepdaughter sees through his fake persona, he must drop his Ward Cleaver attitude and show her how a real daughter should act
Malice in Wonderland by Simon Fellows( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Hollywood's heyday, rival gossip columnists Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper could make or break a career with one stroke of their poison pens. The battle to be top Gossip Queen turns into a catfight Hollywood has never seen and no secret is safe!
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Travelling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society
She fought alone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular high school girl is raped by the school's star football player. When she reports the crime he vehemently denies the charge. Suspected of lying, she becomes an outcast
Avenging Angel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1800s, thousands of Mormons set out on a treacherous trail for the promised land of Utah. Among them was young Miles Utley, one of controversial prophet Brigham Young's loyal followers and trained protectors. But when sharpshooter Miles averts an assassination attempt on Young, instead of gratitude from the congregation, Miles is beaten and left for dead. Rescued by a church elder's unhappy wife, he learns of a conspiracy against Young
TV terrors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The initiation of Sarah: A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority
The Temptations( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story behind the legendary Motown musical sensation is brought to life in this touching miniseries
The stepfather( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man searching for the perfect family marries a widow with children, only to kill them all when they act more normal than his dream family should. When his new stepdaughter sees through his fake persona, he must drop his Ward Cleaver attitude and show her how a real daughter should act
The children of An Lac( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotional story about three women who try to evacuate hundreds of Vietnamese orphans prior to the fall of Saigon
Final appeal by Ontario( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused of murdering her abusive husband, a terrified woman's only hope is to convince her brother to defend her in court
Dempsey by Sally Ogilvie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of American boxer, Jack Dempsey, whose life was a whirlwind of legendary bouts, fame, women, and scandal
The gun by Michael T Kaufman( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El padrastro The stepfather( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Blake es un hombre obsesionado con un ideal de vida perfecta, una casa de lujo, una mujer preciosa y niños encantadores. En una ciudad tranquila cerca de Seattle, se casa con Susan y se convierte en el padrastro de Stephanie, la hija de 16 años de Susan. Todo va bien hasta que Stephanie empieza a sospechar de Jerry y cree que éste es el hombre que mató a toda su familia hace un año y nunca fue atrapado
The stepfather by Nelson McCormick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man searching for the perfect family marries a widow with children, only to kill them all when they act more normal than his dream family should. When his new stepdaughter sees through his fake persona, he must drop his Ward Cleaver attitude and show her how a real daughter should act. Loosely based on a true news story of New Jersey mass-murderer John List. This DVD's release of the original 1987 movie in Oct. 2009 corresponds to the theatrical release of a new version of the Stepfather updating the story in light of List's 1989 capture
Llámame Santa Claus Call me Claus = Je hais le Père Noël = Nenn' mich infach Nikolaus = Babbo Natale cercasi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4 sports movies : A.k.a. (also known as) Cassius Clay ; Rocky Marciano ; Diggstown ; Dempsey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A.k.a. Cassius Clay: After Cassius Clay wins a gold medal in the Olympics, several millionaires from Kentucky invest in him and his professional career begins. Clay fights Henry Cooper, Cleveland Williams, Floyd Patterson, and finally, in 1964, Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship. In the meantime, Clay has been influenced by Malcolm X, converts to the Muslim faith and changes his name to Muhammad Ali. Because of his religious convictions, Ali refuses induction into the US Army in 1967 but is denied conscientious objector status. The NY State Athletic Commission strips him of his title and he is barred from the ring
The Rumor mill( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper, the widest read gossip columnists in the world, arch rivals both personally and professionally, engaged in a monumental "cat fight." Millions of fans loved their scandalous gossip, while fearful Hollywood moguls trembled
For the future : the Irvine fertility scandal( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events and told from the perspective of Debbie and John Challender and Marilyn Killane. Dramatized account of the controversy surrounding the misappropriation of eggs and embryos at the UC Center for Reproductive Health at the University of California at Irvine
 
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