WorldCat Identities

Irvin, John

Works: 184 works in 610 publications in 9 languages and 8,199 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Children's films  Motion pictures  Comedy films  Television adaptations  War 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 )

65 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,431 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 John Le Carré( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,206 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
Noah's Ark by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 519 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
A month by the lake( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women pursue a handsome bachelor at a luxurious lakeside resort
Next of kin by Luo li mai ying pian gong si; (Lorimar Film Entertainment)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truman Gates, a cop from Appalachia, hunts for his brother's killers in Chicago
The boys & girl from county Clare by John Irvin( Visual )

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

This heartwarming comedy centers on two brothers, John Joe and Jimmy, who haven't seen each other in twenty years. Having parted on bad terms, they meet at the All Ireland traditional music finals as leaders of rival Irish dance bands
When trumpets fade( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 369 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 3 languages and held by 298 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 English and Catalan 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 )

32 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 269 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 5 languages and held by 246 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
Charles Dickens' Hard times( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-made, self-important banker Josiah Bounderby, though she does not love him. But she soon finds herself succumbing to the attentions of the lothario James Harthouse. All the while, Mrs. Sparsit, a former aristocrat who now works for Bounderby, obsessively watches as the drama unfolds, longing for Louisa's downfall
Garden of Eden( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 163 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
Bismarck Germany from blood and iron by John Irvin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatizated interview with Otto Von Bismarck, discussing Germany's unification before the turn of the century
Turtle diary by John Irvin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A children's author and a bookstore assistant have little in common aside from their interest in the aquarium's sea turtles, but their common desire to free the captive turtles creates a bond that gives a new outlook to their lives in this romantic comedy by Harold Pinter
Free cinema by British Film Institute( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This 50th-anniversary compilation of short films about British working class life shows directors expressing personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or social conventions imposed on commercial film-making
Shiner by John Irvin( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boxing promoter's son is brutally murdered after a big fight and as he frantically searches for the killer his past catches up with him
City of industry by John Irvin( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 113 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. However, his brother proposes a job he can't resist, which appears to be a sure thing. One of the friends gets greedy and pulls a double-cross, which sets the stage for a pulse-pounding game of cat and mouse, as Roy relentlessly tracks him down, hell-bent on revenge
Champions by John Irvin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halvdokumentarisk spillefilm om den britiske forhindringsjockey Bob Champion's kamp mod følgevirkningerne af en succesrig behandling af testikelkræft der førte frem til sejren i Grand National og en succesrig trænerkarriere
The Changing world of Charles Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the turmoil and conflict within 19th-century England through the events and characters of Dicken's novels
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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