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Eisinger, Jo

Works: 21 works in 110 publications in 6 languages and 2,445 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Made-for-TV movies  Police films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Adapter, Actor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jo Eisinger
Gilda by Charles Vidor( Visual )

47 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Farrell goes to work for Ballin Mundson, the proprietor of an illegal gambling casino in a South American city and quickly rises to become Mundson's 'main man.' All is well until Mundson returns from a trip with his new bride, Gilda-- a woman from Johnny's past. Mundson, unaware of their previous love affair, assigns Farrell the job of keeping Gilda a faithful wife. Fraught with hatred, Gilda does her best to antagonize, intimidate, and instill jealousy in Farrell-- until circumstances allow him to get even
Night and the city( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
Gilda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deceitful woman plays with the lives of her husband, his crime lord boss, and his right-hand man
Crime of passion( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathy Ferguson is an extraordinary woman, trapped in a decade that worships the ordinary. She's smart and witty, and an ace at her job. She's an advice columnist at a San Francisco newspaper, with her name on billboards all over town. But Kathy makes a big mistake--she falls in love. After marrying Bill Doyle, a Los Angeles detective, somewhere between the olive dip and the shiny waxed floors, she begins to realize that Bill wants nothing more than this--for him or her--ever. Her thwarted ambition turns ugly, and before long this capable career woman is capable of anything
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Fabian, a London hustler and con man, dreams of scamming his way into the big time. When he plunges into the wrestling world as a promoter, Harry thinks he has found his ticket to the top, but learns he must scheme his way around the ruthless sports lord of London's underworld
The opium connection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of narcotics agents working for the United Nations inject a radioactive compound into a shipment of opium seized in Iran in the hopes it will lead them to the main heroin distributor in Europe
The jigsaw man by Terence Young( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spy thriller in which the former Head of the British Secret Service, having defected voluntarily to Russia in the 50s, is sent back to England years later with a new face, to do one last job
The walls came tumbling down : a mystery novel by Jo Eisinger( Book )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedevilled( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American is on his way to take his final vows as a priest when he encounters a troubled nightclub singer with a checkered past. He honestly wants to help her, and soon finds himself tempted by her seductive ways. But giving in to temptation could have more serious repercussions than the damnation of his immortal soul
They came to rob Las Vegas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Casino dealer Tony Vincenzo knows how to figure the odds, and he figures the job he's planned is close to a sure thing. He knows about the route and the security measures taken to protect an armored car hauling cash from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. He knows no one will find the car after he's detoured it off the road and into a specially constructed subterranean desert vault. And yet he doesn't know enough."--Container
The sleeping city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York, the murder of a Bellvue Hospital intern prompts the police to send an undercover detective to investigate
The house of the seven hawks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Nordley, an opportunistic charter boat captain who's always willing to skirt the rules if the price is right. When Nordley's passenger dies on a clandestine voyage from England to Holland, the Dutch police want answers, as well as the cryptic map the dead man was carrying. Now, to clear his name, Nordley must team up with the man's daughter, Constanta, and follow a dangerous trail of clues to a fortune in buried treasure
The system( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a frightened teenager is cut down by police bullets during a botched heist, a reporter investigates. The story leads him to prominent businessman John E. Merrick, the secret boss of the gambling ring that had the youth ensnared in a web of wrong-way bets. And now Merrick's carefully constructed world of family, upscale neighborhoods, country clubs and community respect begins to crumble around him"--Container
The walls came tumbling down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway gossip columnist Gilbert Archer is stunned to find out that his best friend, a local priest, has been found dead in what looks like a suicide. But Gilbert believes that his friend has been murdered, and that a new girl in town might be a suspect. Delving further into the case, Gilbert discovers that the priest held a code that will lead to a lost Leonardo da Vinci painting, and that there is more than one person interested in attaining that code in this tense thriller. Newly remastered
Les mystères d'Angkor( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Johansson, head of a nuclear physics lab, discovers the formula for an formidable weapon that knocks out electricity over a huge area. This invention arouses the interest of several criminals. Johansson and his assistant are kidnapped by a group of spies headed by Madam Latour, a cruel and unsympathetic woman. Peter, a secret Swedish agent, and Karin, the scientist's daughter, throw themselves into the search for the kidnappers
Just off Broadway( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Shayne, a private detective serving on a jury trying a society girl for murder, suddenly becomes embroiled in the case when a witness is killed in the middle of the courtroom. Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Phil Silvers, Janis Carter, and Richard Derr star ..."--Cover
Charles Bronson's deadly arsenal collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guns of Diablo: Wagon train guide and professional gunslinger Linc Murdock is ambushed by a band of outlaws
Cold sweat by Anthony Hopkins( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A reformed military ex-convict, Joe, runs into trouble when the gang he abandoned, led by Ross, comes demanding to use the fishing boat he captains. Joe's new wife Fabienne and her twelve-year-old daughter are threatened by a sadistic rapist, Katanga, but they haven't reckoned with Joe, who is now out for blood"--Disc label
4 movie marathon thrillers : 83 hours till dawn ; CIA code name: Alexa ; Terror storm ; Cold sweat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

83 hours till dawn is based on a true story. An heiress is kidnapped for ranson and buried in a capsule that will become her tomb within 83 hours
The cases of Mr. Ace( Recording )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eddie Ace wins a Chinese lottery and solves a confusing series of multiple murders in Chinatown
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Night and the city
Crime of passion