WorldCat Identities

Marks, Louis

Overview
Works: 42 works in 166 publications in 3 languages and 6,895 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Melodrama  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Romance television programs  History  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louis Marks
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,442 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda, a sensitive young Englishman of indistinct parentage, is forced to choose between the love of two very different women
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is eighteenth-century Bath, a society of decadence and deceit, into which Catherine Morland arrives bursting with freshness, integrity and a passion for macabre Gothic novels. In a time when materialism, not love, governs marriage, Catherine's head is full of fantasy and fiction. When romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home, Northanger Abbey, a dark mystery starts to unfold that makes her blood run cold. Are her fantasies coming true? What does the sinister General Tilney want from her and will the truth destroy her chance for love?
Silas Marner the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 851 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 539 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
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs. It is the first in the trilogy of tragedies know as the Theban plays
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 260 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
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 227 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 156 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 )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 119 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
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 86 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
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 85 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. It is the second in the trilogy of tragedies know as the Theban plays
Doctor Who the masque of Mandragora( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 76 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
Ghosts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 71 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
George Eliot collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five made-for-television movies based on the novels of George Eliot
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 David Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 58 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
Lady Windermere's fan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 46 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 28 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
Instructional television in Israel: by Louis Marks( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Louis Marks producteur et scénariste britannique

Marks, Louis Frank 1928-2010

Луис Маркс британский продюсер и сценарист

Languages
English (133)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Covers
Northanger AbbeySilas Marner the weaver of RaveloeOedipus the KingThe lost boysOedipus at ColonusDoctor Who the masque of Mandragora