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Creelman, James Ashmore

Overview
Works: 43 works in 187 publications in 4 languages and 4,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Monster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film remakes  Historical films  Film adaptations  Silent films  War films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Ashmore Creelman
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

73 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A gaint simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

27 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ship wrecks just off of a remote island and it's three passengers make it to shore and discover the island is owned by a reclusive big game hunter. Offered the opportunity to stay at the owner's home and refresh themselves, the castaways take the man up on his gracious offer. Unfortunately, it wasn't mentioned in the offer that the hunter has now taken up to hunting people on his island and that the three "guests" are to be his next quarry"--Title detail screen
King Kong by John Guillermin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in German and English and held by 285 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 last days of Pompeii by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

10 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of power, greed and religion set at the time of the great eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D
The vagabond lover( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Rudy and his amateur musician chums visit the swank home of band leader Ted Grant. All Rudy wants to do is audition for Ted after his graduation from the Ted Grant mail order saxophone school. A zany series of events leads to Rudy and his band being mistaken for the famous Ted Grant Orchestra and getting in hot water with the local police
King Kong und die weisse Frau( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in German and English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein amerikanisches Filmteam und die Diva Ann Darrow reisen zu Dreharbeiten auf eine Dschungel-Insel. Die Insel ist das Reich unzähliger Urwelttiere, und der Riesenaffe King Kong wird von den Eingeborenen als Gottheit verehrt. Von Zeit zu Zeit bringen sie ihm Menschenopfer dar. Eines Nachts wird die schöne Ann entführt und von den Wilden zur Opferstätte gebracht. Der Affenkönig verschleppt sie in den Dschungel. Nach der dramatischen Befreiung des Mädchens wird King Kong betäubt nach New York gebracht. Dort soll er in einer Show als das 8. Weltwunder präsentiert werden. Doch mit seinen gigantischen Kräften kann er sich losreissen und flieht mit Ann als seiner Gefangenen durch die Grossstadt
War classics : Casablanca express ; Cold war killers ; A yank in Libya ; Waterfront ; Commandos ; Eagles attack at dawn ; Hitler's SS: portrait of evil ; Go for broke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. North Star: "Kolya, Kurin, Damian, and Marina are Ukraine farmers whose whole way of life is turned upside down when Germany, in disregard of former treaties, takes over the land in an iron-fisted occupation. Many of the enraged farmers take up arms in opposition of the Nazi, heading to the countryside to fight, while the people left behind destroy their crops rather than relinquish them to the German regime"--Container. Submarine base: "It is World War II and the Nazis have just sunk an American ship. The ship's engineer Jim Taggart survives and is rescued by a local fisherman off the coast of South America. Taggart recognizes the fisherman as Joe Morgan, a former New York gangster. Morgan has been living on the island, lying low and staying at a halfway house that also serves as a bar for the island's farmers and traders. Soon Taggart discovers that Morgan has been selling torpedoes to the Nazis but he doesn't know that Morgan has designed the missiles to explode when the German boats go to sea, thus sinking them. Confusion and mayhem result when the Allies and the Nazis question just whom Morgan is working for"--Container. Gung ho!: "A true-life epic that revolves around an exclusive division of the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, made up of only the strongest, fittest, most talented men nicknamed "Carlson's Raiders". They make their raid on Makin Island, resulting in a volatile confrontation that will go down in history"--Container. The sell out: "An action-drama centered on a former CIA operative who grudgingly rejoins the spy-game due to the machinations of his one-time student, a screw up who goes to work for the Soviets. As his job drags him deeper into a dangerous and under-handed world, the student wants out of the agency and out of the U.S.S.R. But the man's choices have made him a target and now both the United States and Russia want him dead, sending their most able hit men to do it"--Container
The vagabond lover by Charleson Gray( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danger lights by George B Seitz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two railroaders are in love with the same girl, and she decides to elope, leaving her dull but faithful fiancee in the lurch. But, when the chips are down, everyone joins together to save the day
The most dangerous game ; Gow the headhunter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most dangerous game: A madman on his island fortress, tired of pursuing game, becomes obsessed with the idea of hunting the most dangerous game of all-- man. Gow, the headhunter: An exploitation documentary about cannibalism shot on an expedition to the South Pacific, starting in Fiji, then moving to the Western Solomon Islands, the New Hebrides and the Eastern Solomons
King Kong (1933) ; King Kong (1976)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The timeless original King Kong and the 1976 remake tell the classic tale of beauty and the beast"--Container
Kong collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1933 classic King Kong ranks as one of the epic thrillers in film history, earning a pretigious place on AFI's list of Top 100 American Movies! The legendary Fay Wray portrays a young starlet who encounters the mighty Kong on the fog-shrouded Skull Island and brings him back to dazzling New York City. No one can forget the awe inspiring terror and heart-pounding thrills that catapulted this modern classic to new heights of cinematic glory. Following in the unforgettable footsteps of his legendary father, Son of Kong brings the action back to the mysterious island as a new damsel-in-distress encounters the mighty creature who may be the only force standing between life and death in this prehistoric South Seas paradise! (From DVD container)+
King Kong by James Ashmore Creelman( Book )

5 editions published between 1932 and 1933 in English and German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein amerikanisches Filmteam und die Diva Ann Darrow reisen zu Dreharbeiten auf eine Dschungel-Insel. Die Insel ist das Reich unzähliger Urwelttiere, und der Riesenaffe King Kong wird von den Eingeborenen als Gottheit verehrt. Von Zeit zu Zeit bringen sie ihm Menschenopfer dar. Eines Nachts wird die schöne Ann entführt und von den Wilden zur Opferstätte gebracht. Der Affenkönig verschleppt sie in den Dschungel. Nach der dramatischen Befreiung des Mädchens wird King Kong betäubt nach New York gebracht. Dort soll er in einer Show als das 8. Weltwunder präsentiert werden. Doch mit seinen gigantischen Kräften kann er sich losreißen und flieht mit Ann als seiner Gefangenen durch die Großstadt. (www.film-zeit.de)
El malvado Zaroff = The most dangerous game( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El conde Zaroff es un loco y solitario millonario que vive en su isla privada. Aunque en primera instancia parezca un hombre racional y civilizado, en realidad no lo es. Su extrema soledad y su pasión por la caza lo han llevado a practicar unas actividades un tanto sombrías: cazar hombres, ya sean invitados o náufragos
The last days of Pompeii by Ruth Rose( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fine manners( Visual )

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

"When well-to-do Brian Alden leaves his boring Park Avenue New Year's Eve party looking for something more exciting and finds himself with the revelers on Broadway. There he meets the wild and lively Orchid Murphy and soon they realize they are falling in love. But canan affluent Park Avenue gent and a rough New York showgirl make it work?"--Container
The evil mind ; The most dangerous game( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil mind: A small-time music hall mind reader discovers he actually has the ability of prediction when in the presence of a beautiful woman
King Kong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, an actress accompanies an over-ambitious filmmaker on an expedition to a remote island. There they encounter a terrifying giant ape who forms an attachment to the beautiful actress. Hoping to win fame and fortune, the filmmaker brings the ape back to New York City for public exhibition, with catastrophic results
King Kong (1933) : shooting script by Edgar Wallace( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most dangerous game (1932) : shooting script by James Ashmore Creelman( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
King Kong
Alternative Names
Creelman, James 1894-1941

Creelman, James A.

Creelman, James A. 1894-1941

Creelman, James Ashmore 1894-1941

James Ashmore Creelman Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1894-1941)

James Ashmore Creelman guionista estadounidense

James Ashmore Creelman scénariste américain

Джеймс Эшмор Крилман

ジェームズ・アシュモア・クリールマン

Languages
English (129)

German (20)

Spanish (10)

Catalan (1)

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King Kong