WorldCat Identities

Vernon, John 1932-2005

Works: 205 works in 589 publications in 6 languages and 12,824 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Crime films  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Vernon
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

40 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 2,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peaceful farmer turns Confederate renegade to avenge the deaths of his wife and child at the hands of bandits-turned-Union sympathizers
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in English and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faber College has one frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. The campus's only other frat house is full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men that no one can stand except Dean Wormer. The dean enlists the help of their fraternity to get the boys of Delta House off campus. The dean's plan comes into play just before the homecoming parade
Dirty Harry by Don Siegel( Visual )

42 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rooftop sniper named Scorpio has killed twice. Streetwise San Francisco police detective Harry Callahan will nail the perp one way or another-- no matter what "the system" prescribes
Herbie goes bananas by Vincent McEveety( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbie, the "Love Bug", sets sail for Rio de Janeiro's Grande Premio racing competion with his two new owners. They get sidetracked by a smuggling syndicate
Point blank by John Boorman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Marvin stars as Walker, a gangster shot "point blank" and left for dead on Alcatraz by his partner--who leaves with Walker's money and his wife. But Walker doesn't die. Now, ruthless and unstoppable, he pursues the people who betrayed him. Based on the novel The Hunter by Donald E. Westlake
Killer klowns from outer space by Stephen Chiodo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A spaceship -- looking like a circus tent -- lands in a field near a small town, signaling the attack of deviant, red-nosed, balloon-twisting psychos from another world who plan to annihilate mankind -- by turning people into cotton candy! Luckily, the town's teen citizenry decides to fight back and teach the cosmic bozos a lesson. But these klowns are no klutzes, turning popcorn, peanuts and caramel corn into playful -- but deadly -- weapons of madcap destruction and mayhem!"--Container
Batman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin and Rupert Thorn are criminal cohorts with a scheme to sell illegal weapons. Now, there's a new super hero in Gatham City who has other plans for the evil entrepreneurs - Batwoman! With high-tech gadgets and powerful punches, Batwoman proves a formidable crimefighter. When Batwoman crosses the criminal line, Batman must identify if she is an ally or foe
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

51 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best-selling spy novel bursts onto the screen in this riveting story of adventure and international intrigue. An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and intestigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fight crime day and night alongside the Dark Knight with 28 heroic adventures from the acclaimed series
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Batman, the animated series by Warner Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionare Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villians and arch-enemies
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American CIA agent hires a French operative to travel to Cuba and investigate rumors of Russian missiles and Topaz, a NATO spy. The inquiry soon spins into a life-threatening escapade of espionage, betrayal and murder
Charley Varrick by Don Siegel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charley Varrick dévalise une petite banque de campagne avec l'aide de sa femme et de deux acolytes. Mais le braquage ne se passe pas comme prévu... Et il comprend rapidement que l'important magot qu'il a dérobé appartient en réalité à la mafia, qui fera tout pour le récupérer..." [source : jaquette]
Una giornata particolare = A special day( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome, which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime, a brief encounter between a weary housewife and a radio announcer unfolds into an intimate drama
Kung Fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kwai Chang Caine is a Shoalin Monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emporer's nephew. The nephew had killed Caine's teacher in cold blood with a gun like a coward. Caine flees to America both to escape retaliation and to search for his brother in order to settle down in this new land. However, he can not help but to continually run into trouble from gun fighters and others as they oppress the innocent, while bounty hunters pursue the price on his head. Against this, he has his Kung-fu martial arts skill which proves to be devastatingly effective in this gun-dominated land
Sweet movie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Canada wins the contest of the "most virgin" Miss Monde 1984 and the prize is marriage to a milk industry tycoon along with his 50 billion dollars fortune. During their honeymoon, Miss Canada does not accept the "golden" penis of her husband, and with the help of black man Jeremiah Muscle, she runs away to Paris. There she meets a Latin singer, El Macho, they have intercourse in the Eiffel Tower and get stuck together. She moves to a weird anarchic community and later becomes an actress working in a chocolate advertisement. Meanwhile, the revolutionary, pedophile, and mad killer Anna Planeta makes candy in her boat while sailing through the canals of a city that seems to be Amsterdam. She meets the sailor Potemkin and they have a torrid affair. Meanwhile, she uses her candies to seduce young boys and kill her lovers. In the middle of the story, what seems to be footage of a Nazi doctor and a slaughter in a war with many dead bodies is presented. Makavejev's bizarre and pointedly satirical vision is totally uncompromising and filled with shocking images, looking at sex in all its complexities
A special day by Ettore Scola( Visual )

29 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with her homosexual neighbor Mastroianni. As the day segues into night, Loren and Mastroianni develop a very special relationship that will radically alter both of their outlooks on life
The decade you were born( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bail out: Three down-on-their-luck bounty hunters promise to find the daughter of a millionaire and bring her safely to court to testify against drug dealers. Before they know it, the bounty hunters find themselves caught in the middle of an international drug conspiracy that leads them into the mountains of Mexico. 21 Jump Street: A rookie cop is assigned to a special undercover unit where officers pose as high school and college students to discover and prevent crimes by teenagers
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudden impact: Responding to cries of police brutality, Harry Callahan's bosses send him on an out-of-town assignment, tracking a traumatized rape victim who coldly guns down her bygone attackers
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
National Lampoon's Animal house
National Lampoon's Animal houseDirty HarryBatmanFaerie tale theatreTopazAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionAlfred Hitchcock's TopazCharley Varrick
Alternative Names
Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon

Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon 1932-2005

Agopsowicz, Adolphus Vernon 1932-2005

John Vernon 1932–2005; Canadian actor

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Vernon, John R. 1932-2005

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English (221)

Italian (35)

Spanish (8)

French (6)

German (1)

Dutch (1)