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Worth, Marvin

Overview
Works: 48 works in 218 publications in 6 languages and 6,792 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  History  Biography  Rock films  Film remakes 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marvin Worth
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

46 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr
The rose by Mark Rydell( Visual )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose, a successful rock star, attains stardom only to find insecurity, hard living and difficult decisions leading her to tragedy
Lenny by Bob Fosse( Visual )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of troubled nightclub comic Lenny Bruce, his wife Honey Harlowe, and his fatal decline through drug addiction
See no evil, hear no evil( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Wally and Dave--Wally is blind, Dave is deaf, and now they're both prime suspects in a murder they didn't commit
Falling in love by Ulu Grosbard( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Falling in Love is a shining example of the magic that's created when two of Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars join forces in one special film. Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep are together again ... In Falling in Love they play Frank Raftis and Molly Gilmore, two everyday people who meet first by chance, and later by choice. There's just one thing standing between FRank and Molly's intense, newfound love - both are already married"--Container
Diabolique by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife and mistress of a cruel schoolmaster collaborate in a carefully planned and executed attempt to murder him. The plan goes well until the body, which has been strategically dumped, disappears
Less than zero by Marek Kanievska( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian is a boy with looks, charm, intelligence and a father who sets him up in the record business; he also has a drug habit. His best friend Clay wants to help and is willing to do almost anything for his friend, but Julian is going downhill so fast that he might take his girlfriend and Clay with him
Flashback( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about an aging hippie (Hopper) and an uptight young FBI agent (Sutherland). The hippie, a 60's radical on the lam, is captured and is being escorted to jail by the straitlaced FBI agent. Complications arise when the agent ends up behind bars, and the hippie helps him escape!
Malcolm X : [his own story as it really happened] by Malcolm X( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted for the screen from the autiobiography he wrote with Alex Haley's assistance, Malcolm X is a stirring portrait of the man whose life has become a rallying cry for millions
Rhinestone by Fox Video( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake is a down-home Country singer with enormous talents. Nick Martinelli is a New York City an even bigger attitude. But when Jake bets her sleazy manager everything, and she means everything, that she can turn anybody into an overnight sensation, that somebody turns out to be Nick. Jake must haul Nick back to the hills of Tennessee for a two-course class in how to walk, talk and sing like a genuine Country star
Boy's night out by MGM/UA Home Video( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bowling? Nope. Another round of beers? Yawn. Three married men and their divorced buddy want to try something more intriguing on their boys' night out: a boy's night in with a blonde tootsie in a secret love pad. Unknown to them, the tootsie is really a doctoral student researching the love life of the suburban male. And she proves her smarts by keeping all four relationships strictly platonic, despite the boys' boasting to the contrary
Unfaithfully yours by Howard Zieff( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conductor, blessed with both a brilliant career and a beautiful young wife, believes that she's having an affair with his handsome young secretary. The conductor fantasizes three insane scenes of revenge while conducting a concert and then tries to enact them in the brilliant conclusion
Patty Hearst( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the newspaper heiress' abduction and subsequent brainwashing by the Symbionese Liberation Army
Lenny Bruce : let the buyer beware by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complilation on six sound discs with accompanying book, by the same title, of various Lenny Bruce performances. A more detailed description of disc contents can be found on p. 71-76 in book
Running mates by Michael Lindsay-Hogg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful Senator running for President and an award-winning childrens author fall in love. Unfortunately for the White House hopefuls someone has a compromising film footage of the bride-to-be. Have the two running mates run into a brick wall - or will love conquer all before election day?
Up the academy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The newest cadets of Sheldon R. Weinberg Military Academy decide anything goes at Weinberg. So the first things to go are rules
Where's Poppa? by Carl Reiner( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love life of a Jewish lawyer Gordon Hocheiser (Segal) is constantly disrupted by his aged mother (Gordon). He plans various ways to get rid of her
Romeo and Juliet ; Love story ; Falling in love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falling in love is the story of "two everyday people who first meet by chance, and later by choice, in this moving, modern love story brought to life with sensitivity and flair"--Container
Lenny Bruce : let the buyer beware( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation on six sound discs of various Lenny Bruce performances. A more detailed description of disc contents can be found on p. 71-76 in book
Falling in love [ Enamorarse( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un arquitecto y una diseñadora artística, ambos casados, se conocen casualmente en una librería mientras están comprando libros como regalo de navidad para sus respectivos cónyuges. Con el ajetreo y las prisas, confunden sus regalos. Otro encuentro posterior y más tranquilo en el tren da paso al romance, pero con la extraña sensación de que están haciendo algo mal, deciden poner fin al idilio y retornar a sus matrimonios. Un año después, sin embargo sus matrimonios han fracasado definitivamente y vuelven a iniciar su hermosa historia de amor
 
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Malcolm X
Alternative Names
Marvin Worth Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1925-1998)

Marvin Worth produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore statunitense

Marvin Worth US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Марвин Ворз

מארווין וורת' שחקן אמריקאי

ماروین وورث بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

ウォース, マービン

マーヴィン・ワース

Languages
English (156)

Spanish (14)

French (4)

Italian (3)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
LennyFlashbackMalcolm X : [his own story as it really happened]Rhinestone