WorldCat Identities

Marks, Louis

Overview
Works: 55 works in 211 publications in 2 languages and 7,852 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Romance television programs  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Melodrama  Television plays  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis Marks
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,428 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,187 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
Antigone by Sophocles( Visual )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of the three plays of the Oedipus saga, Antigone is perhaps the most easily accessible of all the great classical tragedies, its theme clear and up-to-date: the conflict between moral and political law. Now the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to its end--he, his wife Jocasta, and his sons all dead; at the last, his daughter--who stood by her father--is also destroyed
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Catherine Morland, a young girl whose head is full of romantic and melodramatic notions about the world
Silas Marner : the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 843 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 542 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 275 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 )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 225 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 219 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 148 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
Doctor Who( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 124 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 110 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
Doctor Who : the masque of Mandragora( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 82 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's Daniel Deronda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 75 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
George Eliot collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five made-for-television movies based on the novels of George Eliot
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 73 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. This second play of the Oedipus saga finds Oedipus railing against the indignities of old age, possibly reflecting the authors own sentiments, as Sophocles was nearly 90 at the time of its composition
Ghosts by Nicholas Broomfield( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 70 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
Little Eyolf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Allmers has spent his whole life writing a book on 'responsibility, ' a luxury he can afford as a result of his marriage to the wealthy and beautiful Rita. However, much to Rita's annoyance, his attention isn't always undivided toward her, as Alfred shifts his focus between his book, their son Eyolf, and his half-sister Asta. As Allmers slowly feels trapped in an unfulfilling marriage, emotions and a painful past threaten to boil over into a terrible finale
The Trial by Orson Welles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 59 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
Doctor Who and the planet of evil by Terrance Dicks( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 (167)

German (2)

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AntigoneNorthanger AbbeySilas Marner : the weaver of RaveloeThe lost boysDoctor Who : the masque of MandragoraOedipus at Colonus