WorldCat Identities

Marks, Louis

Overview
Works: 60 works in 252 publications in 3 languages and 8,337 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Romance television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Melodrama  Television programs  Historical television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Louis Marks
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

38 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda is sensitive and charming, the illegitimate son of an aristocrat, haunted by the secrets that shroud his birth. Beautiful, vivacious Gwendolen Harleth is a gambler and short on cash. When they meet at the roulette table, sparks fly. But above all, Gwendolen needs money, and the icy aristrocrat Henleigh Grandcourt is more than happy to provide. As her situation becomes more and more oppressive, she turns to Daniel for help-- only to discover his involvement with the young Jewish singer Mirah Lapidoth. Torn between his attraction to Gwendolen and his passion for Mirah and the plight of her people, Daniel is forced to look at his own mysterious past and find out who he really is-- and who he wants to be
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Visual )

48 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play tells the beginning of the Oedipus saga, setting the stage and creating the characters who will continue the story to its conclusion in Antigone. Oedipus the King recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Morland is a young woman addicted to Gothic romance novels. Her family sends her to Bath, and in its society of decadence and deceit, she makes the acquaintance of romantic Henry Tilney and his family. When she is invited to his ancestral home, Northanger Abbey, a mystery unfolds, and she wonders if the fantasies inspired by the novels she loves are coming true
Silas Marner : the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth
Arms and the man by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centering around the arrival of a mysterious woman hoping to break into London's society, this was Wilde's first great stage success. Lady Windermere learns from a friend that Lord Windermere is spending a great deal of time with a Mrs. Erlynne, and fearing that he is being unfaithful to her, she decides that their marriage is at an end. Then, in an act of striking generosity, Mrs. Erlynne protects Lady Windermere's reputation and the truth about trust and loyalty is ironically revealed
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
The lost boys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunting story of the life of J.M. Barrie, the creator of "Peter Pan." A chance meeting with a little boy turns into a friendship that inspires the story that changed the world
Little Eyolf by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's disturbing melodrama about the accidental death of a child and its effect on the family starring Anthony Hopkins. Eyolf's father Alfred returns from a trip in the mountains where he has decided to abandon work on his book and focus on raising his son. The tragic irony of his newly found, yet seemingly empty devotion, is illustrated when Eyolf disappears completely unnoticed
Doctor Who( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The TARDIS doors open accidentally while the ship is still in flight. Although they have arrived back on Earth in the 1960s, a time they have been trying to return to since they all met, the travelers soon realize that something is very wrong. The Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Susan discover that they have all been reduced in size and the world they are now exploring has dangers at every turn"--Container
Doctor Who( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On Earth in the 22nd century, Daleks have enslaved the planet, and humans live in fear of their masters. Meanwhile, back in the 20th century, a peace conference is urgently needed to prevent World War Three. When reports reach UNIT of a ghost at Auderly House, the site for the conference, the Doctor and Jo decide to investigate. Danger is waiting for them there, including a trip two hundred years into the future without the TARDIS"--Container
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bearer of an almost unspeakable, immutable fate, Oedipus yet feels himself a man chosen--that is, favored--by the gods. Now an old man, blind and outcast, Oedipus wanders through Greece guided by his daughter Antigone until he comes to Colonus, where he knows he will die. Protected by the ruler of Thebes against the armies of Creon who have come in pursuit, he curses his son Polynices for indifference and ingratitude. Oedipus in this play is old and rails against the indignities of old age
Doctor Who : the masque of Mandragora( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an encounter with the deadly Mandragora Helix, the Doctor and Sarah Jane land in 15th Century San Martino. In the midst of danger, secrecy and intrigue, they witness the flowering of the Italian Renaissance. However, the Doctor realizes that a third visitor has arrived with him in the TARDIS. It is a force with the power to wipe out human civilization forever. The Doctor has brought it to Earth, and only the Doctor can stop it
George Eliot collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five made-for-television movies based on the novels of George Eliot
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda is a sensitive, intelligent, young man haunted by secrets that shroud his birth. Gwendolen Harleth is a beautiful gambler short on cash. When the two meet, sparks fly
Ghosts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Alving was a respected man in his community, and on the tenth anniversary of his death, Mrs. Alving is preparing for the opening of an orphange in his honor. This effort, however, is really an attempt by Mrs. Alving to mask her hidden disgust with Captain Alving who in reality was a cheating, immoral philanderer who bequeathed a deadly legacy to his son Oswald
The trial by Orson Welles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the experiences of Josef K. as he is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime. Josef is then plunged into a nightmare world of an inescapable legal bureaucracy that assumes he is guilty
Daniel Deronda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Davies dramatisation of the George Eliot novel. Daniel Deronda spots a beautiful woman, Gwendolen Harleth, at the gambling tables of the German spa town of Leubronn
 
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Silas Marner : the weaver of Raveloe
Alternative Names
Louis Marks Brits filmproducent (1928-2010)

Louis Marks producteur et scénariste britannique

Marks, Louis Frank 1928-2010

Луис Маркс британский продюсер и сценарист

ルイス・マークス

Languages
English (195)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Oedipus the KingNorthanger AbbeySilas Marner : the weaver of RaveloeThe lost boysOedipus at ColonusDoctor Who : the masque of Mandragora