WorldCat Identities

Vernon, John 1932-2005

Works: 164 works in 503 publications in 8 languages and 12,496 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Police films  Comedy films  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films  College life films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Vernon
The outlaw Josey Wales by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,118 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
Dirty Harry by Don Siegel( Visual )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,208 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
National Lampoon's Animal house by John Landis( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate college movie filled with food fights, fraternities and toga parties! Follow the uproarious escapades of the Delta House fraternity as they take on Dean Wormer, the sanctimonious Omegas and the entire female student body
Herbie goes bananas by Vincent McEveety( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbie helps his owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico. 8 yrs+
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

57 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American CIA agent learns of Cuban missiles and a NATO spy by the code name of TOPAZ from a defecting Russian
Point blank by John Boorman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 574 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
Una giornata particolare = a special day by Wiggles (Musical group)( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accidental meeting brings a worn out and weary housewife and a former radio announcer together for almost two hours of comic and touching confidences, arguments, and self-searching. The day is May 8, 1938, 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
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 459 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
National Lampoon's Animal house( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962, Larry Kroger and Kent Dorfman are freshman in college. They want to join a fraternity. After visiting several, including the snobby Omega house, they come to a Delta house pledge party. Here they meet the handsome, but compulsive womanizer Otter, his best friend Boone, Boone's girlfriend Katy, the daring thrill-seeker D-Day, the ever responsible Hoover, and slacker Bluto. They are accepted into the fraternity and join in on the wild toga parties, road trips, and practical jokes. But Dean Wormer is determined to have Delta kicked off campus and its members expelled. He enlists the help of Omega house and its leaders Doug Neidermyer and Greg Marmalard and new pledge Chip Diller. Delta is not willing to go away quietly
Batman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 449 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
Batman, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fight crime day and night alongside the Dark Knight with 28 heroic adventures from the acclaimed series
Killer klowns from outer space( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 390 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, the animated series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire Bruce Wayne's alter-ego Batman protects the streets of Gotham City from various villains and arch-enemies
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 15 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Kung Fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kwai Chang Caine is a Shaolin monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emperor'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 continually run into trouble from gunfighters 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
Charley Varrick by Don Siegel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and held by 270 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
Sweet movie by Dušan Makavejev( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Serbian and English and held by 225 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
The decade you were born( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 202 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 171 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
Dirty Harry collection by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 163 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
Dirty HarryNational Lampoon's Animal houseAlfred Hitchcock's TopazFaerie tale theatreBatmanAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionCharley VarrickDirty Harry collection
Alternative Names
Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon

Agopsowicz, Adolphus Raymondus Vernon 1932-2005

Agopsowicz, Adolphus Vernon 1932-2005

John Vernon 1932–2005; Canadian actor

John Vernon attore canadese

John Vernon Canadees filmacteur

John Vernon kanadischer Schauspieler

Vernon, John R. 1932-2005

Джон Вернон

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