WorldCat Identities

Worth, Marvin

Overview
Works: 42 works in 178 publications in 6 languages and 6,322 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Comedy films  Biography  Detective and mystery films  Rock films  History  Film adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marvin Worth
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

41 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X who, through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
The rose by Bette Midler( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bette Midler portrays a Janis Joplin-like rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard living [that] it eventually causes her downfall"--Container
Lenny by Bob Fosse( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 555 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 by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 438 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
The rose( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose is one of the biggest rock stars on the planet. Her life of constant sex, drugs and rock and roll, along with constant touring, prove to be too much to handle. Nominated for four Academy Awards
Diabolique by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 296 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
Falling in love by Ulu Grosbard( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 288 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
Less than zero by Marek Kanievska( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 191 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about an aging hippie and an uptight FBI man. The hippie, a 60's radical on the lam, is captured and is being escorted to jail by a straitlaced young FBI agent. Complications arise when the agent ends up behind bars, and the hippie helps him escape!--Summary from container
Rhinestone( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 91 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
Unfaithfully yours by Howard Zieff( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 90 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
Boy's night out( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 86 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
Lenny Bruce let the buyer beware by Lenny Bruce( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the crime/political/media story of the '70s : the kidnapping and mental torture of newspaper heiress Patty Hearst by the Symbionese Liberation Army
Up the academy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 38 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 28 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 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet presents Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
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
Diabólicas = (Diabolique)( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm X : screenplay by James Baldwin( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes a listing of cast and credits and production information
 
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Malcolm XMalcolm X : screenplay
Alternative Names
Marvin Worth Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1925-1998)

Marvin Worth produttore cinematografico e sceneggiatore statunitense

Marvin Worth US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Марвин Ворз

ماروین وورث بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

Languages
English (127)

Spanish (20)

French (4)

Italian (3)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
LennyFlashbackRhinestoneMalcolm X : screenplay