WorldCat Identities

Irvin, John

Works: 158 works in 618 publications in 9 languages and 8,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Spy films  Spy television programs 
Roles: Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, dir, Actor, Film editor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Irvin
Hamburger Hill by John Irvin( Visual )

68 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten days, the American soldiers of Bravo Company fight in Vietnam to take over Hill 937, also known as Hamburger Hill
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container
Next of kin by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truman Gates, a cop from Appalachia, hunts for his brother's killers in Chicago
Noah's Ark by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of the Biblical story, Noah goes against all odds and builds an extraordinary Ark to protect his family from the threat of a great flood. Carefully gathering all the world's animals two-by-two, he sets sail through uncharted waters
The boys & girl from County Clare by John Irvin( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The All-Ireland Traditional Music Competition attracts the best musicians from all over the country -- and a few from beyond the shores of the Emerald Isle as well. As John Joe and his band prepare to capture the band trophy with their County Clare jigs and reels, Irishman Jimmy bends his Liverpudlians away from jazz toward the time-honored strains of Celtic music. As the musicians make their way towards the competition, trouble rears its head for both sets of challengers: the Liverpool Shamrock Ceilidh Band and the defending champions from Clare, and at the heart of this adversity lie the vengeful interventions of two estranged brothers, Jimmy and John Joe
When trumpets fade( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four renegade soldiers are desparate to stay alive during one of World War II's most shocking and unforgettable battles in Hurtgen Forest in the fall of 1944
Ghost story by John Irvin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gloomy New England setting, four elderly men who gather once a week to thrill each other with tales of terror find one of their scariest stories coming to life. A woman they mistakenly left for dead fifty years earlier returns to life to get revenge
Widows' peak( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a stranger moves to Widows' Peak, she turns the town upside down with her devious lies and shocking secrets. She seduces the men, enrages the women, and unleases a major scandal, but its all part of an astonishing plan
The dogs of war by John Irvin( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by an international cartel, soldier of fortune Jamie Shannon (Walken) organizes a strike force to wrest control of an impoverished but mineral rich west African nation from a madman. An intricate game ensues where double cross is the rule: Shannon and his handpicked men find themselves caught between the cartel and the dictator they were to depose. To escape this dilemma, Shannon and his men apply their own code of honor
Robin Hood by Walt Disney( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swashbuckling legend of Robin Hood unfolds in the 12th century when the mighty Normans ruled England with an iron fist. Two sided disc widescreen and fullscreen versions
Hard times by John Lynch( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noord-Engeland, rond 1850. Een overdreven praktisch ingestelde vader tracht het geestesleven van zijn kinderen te onderdrukken
The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on an extended honeymoon across Europe, a young American writer and his wife become players in a tantalizing game of seduction that threatens to destroy their relationship and change their lives forever
Turtle diary by John Irvin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neaera Duncan and William seek inspiration in the world of sea turtles
Free cinema by British Film Institute( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly influential but critically neglected movement in British cinema history, Free Cinema not only re-invented British documentary in the 1950s, but also served as a precursor for the better-known British New Wave of social-realist feature films in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Born in February 1956, when a group, led by critic and filmmaker Linday Anderson, screened their short films at the National Film Theatre, Free Cinema proved so popular that five more programmes followed until 1959, featuring films by young British and foreign filmmakers (container)
Bismarck Germany from blood and iron by John Irvin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the step-by-step creation of modern Germany and suggests its implications for the rest of the world. Presents a dramatized interview with Otto Von Bismark, who recollects the steps which led to Germany's unification, as told in a series of flashbacks
City of industry by John Irvin( Visual )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Egan is a master at armed robbery, but he's seen enough and done enough time, that he wants out. Until his brother proposes a job he can't resist, which appears to be a sure thing. One of the friends gets greedy, however, and pulls a deadly double-cross. This sets the stage for a pulse-pounding game of cat and mouse, as Roy relentlessly tracks him down, hell-bent on revenge
Shiner by Marin Karmitz( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy "Shiner" Simpson is a man who has spent much of his life making a living by skirting the law, but he thinks he may finally have a legitimate path to the big time managing his son Eddie, an up-and-coming boxer, who is set to fight an American champion in a prizefight, and Billy is convinced Eddie can't lose. But Eddie loses in the second round, and Billy flees the arena with his son in tow. Billy and Eddie are followed by a gunman who shoots and kills the young fighter, and a distraught Billy becomes convinced someone got to Eddie and forced him to take a dive
Undisputed by John Irvin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1084 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true life story of jockey Bob Champion
The Changing world of Charles Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the turmoil and conflict in 19th century England through the events and characters of Dickens novels
Crazy Horse by Turner Originals( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Crazy Horse, who led a band of 1200 Oglala Sioux at the battle of Little Bighorn
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Hamburger Hill
Alternative Names
John Irvin britischer Filmregisseur

John Irvin Brits filmregisseur

John Irvin regista inglese

John Irvin reżyser brytyjski

Ирвин, Джон

어빈, 존 1940-



Noah's Ark