WorldCat Identities

Marks, Louis

Overview
Works: 88 works in 288 publications in 3 languages and 9,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Internet videos  Romance television programs  Historical television programs  Melodrama  History  Television plays 
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 )

41 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,409 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 )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,159 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
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,140 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 )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keep a big box of tissues handy for George Eliot's candle-lit classic. A lonely old miser loses all his gold but finds consolation in a foundling child
Antigone by Sophocles( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, his sons, and now, at the last, his daughter, all dead. Antigone is not the only victim in the play; Creon too comes to a tragic downfall - although he repents in time, bureaucratic ritual results in the deaths of Creon?s son and wife, burdening him with guilt as well as grief
Arms and the man by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 541 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 )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 524 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
Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 298 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 Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 272 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 208 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
Little Eyolf by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 200 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
The lost boys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 135 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 )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 128 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
Middlemarch : Episode 1( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr Tertius Lydgate is put in charge of the fever hospital in Middlemarch. Dorothea Brooke marries ageing scholar Edward Casaubon and they honeymoon in Rome
Middlemarch : Episode 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothea is having an uneasy honeymoon in Rome, when Casaubon's restless young cousin Will Ladislaw calls on them. Dr Lydgate discovers he has enemies
Middlemarch : Episode 3( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Vincy is anxious to know to whom Featherstone will leave his fortune. Casaubon is furious when Ladislaw visits Dorothea. Lydgate and Rosamond's wedding goes ahead
Middlemarch : Episode 7( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1994 syndicated series, is a television adaptation of George Elliot's 1871 novel, Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life. Episode 7 of 7 of worldwide release
Middlemarch : Episode 5( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladislaw vows to quit Middlemarch for good once he learns the terms of Casaubon's will. Lydgate's financial problems worsen. Fred declares his love for Mary Garth
Middlemarch : Episode 4( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothea is now a widow, but she vows never to finish Casaubon's book because of the vindictive codicil to his will. Will Ladislaw is out of a job
Daniel Deronda : Episode 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Davies dramatisation of the George Eliot novel. Daniel's search for Mirah's family opens up possibilities
 
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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

לואיס מרקס

ルイス・マークス

路易·馬可士

Languages
English (173)

Spanish (1)

German (1)