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Marley, John 1907-1984

Works: 124 works in 291 publications in 5 languages and 6,844 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Gangster films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Marley
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the history and influence of a U.S. Mafia family. Don Corleone, the family patriarch, tries to ensure that his sons will inherit his position and power over rival Mafioso factions
Love story by Arthur Hiller ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to build their life together. Relying only on each other, they believe love can fix anything. But fate has other plans. Soon, what began as a brutally honest friendship becomes the love story of their lives
Faces by John Cassavetes ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife
Mario Puzo's The godfather ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the late 1940s in New York and "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a powerful Mafia "family." His youngest son Michael had defied Vito by enlisting in the Marines to fight in World War II. Michael has returned with no intention of continuing the family business, but after several assassination attempts on his father's life, Michael wants revenge on the men responsible. He is groomed as the new don, leading the family to a new era of prosperity, then launching a campaign of murderous revenge against those who once tried to wipe out his family
I want to live! by Robert Wise ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds
John Cassavetes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
You are there ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The death of Socrates: 399 B.C. Hours before he is to be executed for refusing to recognize God, Socrates explains to his friends why he must choose death over life. His friends desperately try to convince him otherwise but he valiantly rationalizes that his search for truth would be invalidated should he opt to pay a fine and admit wrongdoing rather than meet his fate
A man called Sledge ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two outlaw buddies break into a maximum-security prison in order to steal a half-million dollars worth of gold. Greed soon turns them against one another, culminating in a spectacular, blazing showdown in a small Mexican village
Paul Robeson citizen of the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Proud Valley an African American sailor comes to a Welsh coal mining town in 1938 and helps re-open the mine at the cost of his life. Native Land, a political semi-documentary formed from staged reenactments, leads viewers on an emotional tour of the pre-World War II U.S. and its freedom-based ideologies and looks at the the forces it sees as threatening to undermine America's strengths from within: greedy capitalists, professional strikebreakers, and the Ku Klux Klan. Robeson on Pacifica Radio: Paul Robeson was denied his U.S. passport from 1950 to 1958 after he refused to sign an affidavit stating that he was not a Communist. During this time, Pacifica Radio interviewed Robeson, allowing him to express his personal history and view of the world. This interview was conducted by host Elsa Knight Thompson and Harold Winkler, president of the Pacifica Foundation
The greatest by Tom Gries ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life of Muhammad Ali, from his Olympic gold medal victories to his battle to regain his heavyweight title
The outer limits. the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
The Godfather by Mario Puzo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paints a chilling portrait of the Corleone family's rise and near fall from power, and the passage of rites from father to son
The car ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The peaceful tranquility of a small Western town is disturbed when a murderous car wreaks havoc by viciously mowing down innocent victims. New sheriff, Wade Parent, may be the only one who can stop this menace in its tracks until he realizes that the driver of this indestructible vehicle is far more dangerous than any man-- it is driven by pure evil
America, America by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elia Kazan's own words begin the saga of young Stavros, who leaves his war-torn homeland behind to begin a new life. With his family's meager fortune and his father's blessing, Stavros encounters both allies and adversaries on a dramatic trek. He ultimately achieves his dream through sheer determination and will, thereby earning his nickname : America America. Combining autobiographical elements with the experiences of his uncle, this is Kazan's most personal film. Kazan sought a non-romantic 'documentary' style and for the first time used a predominantly non-professional cast
The Joe Louis story ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the life story of "The Black Bomber" Joe Louis who became a World Heavyweight Champion and defended his title for twelve years- longer than any fighter before or since. Includes actual footage from his greatest fights, including matches with Rocky Marciano, Max Schmeling, Primo Carnera, Max Baer, and Jim Braddock
Deathdream ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American soldier (Backus) is killed in Vietnam. His parents and sister are then shocked to find him standing at their front door in his dress uniform, apparently alive and well. Their initial joy is replaced by creeping terror as local people are found murdered with their bodies drained of all blood. The boy's father (Marley) eventually comes to believe his son to be a murdering vampire setting the scene for the film's climax. The script is a reworking of the tale "The monkey's paw" and relies on mood and tension to convey the terror. It uses the horror genre to explore the difficulty of post-Vietnam adjustment and the disintegration of the American family in the 1960s
The ten commandments ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moses receives God's new laws to save the Jews
The Bill Cosby show ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bill Cosby returns as Chet Kincaid, the dedicated and hip gym teacher at Richard Allen Holmes High School in Los Angeles. The second season of Cosby's very first sitcom continued to deal with well-rounded characters in realistic predicaments with a genius comedic style that we would see much more of in coming years. The Bill Cosby Show: Season Two features all 26 uncut episodes fully restored from the original film elements. Guest stars include Dick Van Dyke, Don Knotts, Kim Weston, John Marley and many others with music by Quincy Jones and a new interview with Bill Cosby."--Container
The outer limits ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A meek professor develops a device that, once implanted in the brain, can control the electro-magnetic spectrum through mental power. As the professor becomes more familiar with his device, he learns that his subconscious mind has been utilizing it and taking revenge on those who demean him
The Story of Moses ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man is chosen by God to battle a Pharaoh and lead his people from bondage in one of the Bible's most unforgettable stories. The Hebrews have been enslaved for hundreds of years when Moses demands their release from Egypt. Despite mighty signs of God's power, Pharaoh refuses to let them go--until the tenth deadly plague breaks Pharaoh's heart and will. Now the Hebrews have their freedom but their exodus is just the beginning in this remarkable tale of an epic journey to the Promised land
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Marlieb, John, 1907-1984