John Gay


Screenwriter

Biography

Through his amazing knack for storytelling, screenwriter John Gay brought to life many memorable worlds and characters for the big screen. He was nominated for an Academy Award for "Separate Tables" in 1958. He followed this recognition with scripts for "The Happy Thieves" (1962) and "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" (1962). John Gay more recently wrote "Summer of Fear" (CBS, 199...

Biography

Through his amazing knack for storytelling, screenwriter John Gay brought to life many memorable worlds and characters for the big screen. He was nominated for an Academy Award for "Separate Tables" in 1958. He followed this recognition with scripts for "The Happy Thieves" (1962) and "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" (1962). John Gay more recently wrote "Summer of Fear" (CBS, 1995-96).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Hammond

Writer (Feature Film)

Summer of Fear (1996)
Screenplay
Trick of the Eye (1994)
Screenplay
Opera Zebracka (1991)
Play As Source Material
Shadow of a Doubt (1991)
Screenwriter
Final Notice (1989)
Screenplay
Inherit The Wind (1988)
Screenplay
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Screenwriter
Six Against the Rock (1987)
Screenwriter
Manhunt For Claude Dallas (1986)
Screenplay
Samson and Delilah (1984)
Screenplay
The Long Summer of George Adams (1982)
Screenwriter
Ivanhoe (1982)
Screenwriter
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Screenwriter
Piano For Mrs. Cimino (1982)
Screenplay
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)
Screenplay
Berlin Tunnel 21 (1981)
Screenplay
The Bunker (1981)
Screenplay
Stand By Your Man (1981)
Screenwriter
Dial M For Murder (1981)
Screenplay
TALE OF TWO CITIES, A (1980)
Screenwriter
A Private Battle (1980)
Screenplay
Transplant (1979)
Screenwriter
Les Miserables (1978)
Screenwriter
Captains Courageous (1977)
Writer
Golden Rendezvous (1977)
Writer (Adaptation)
Golden Rendezvous (1977)
Screenplay
Kill Me If You Can (1977)
Screenplay
A Matter of Time (1976)
Screenwriter
Adventures of the Queen (1975)
Screenwriter
Hennessy (1975)
Screenwriter
The Chadwick Family (1974)
Writer
Things in Their Season (1974)
Screenwriter
The Red Badge of Courage (1974)
Screenwriter
The Chadwick Family (1974)
Story By
My Darling Daughters' Anniversary (1973)
Screenwriter
Pocket Money (1972)
Adaptation
All My Darling Daughters (1972)
Writer
Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
Screenwriter
Soldier Blue (1970)
Screenwriter
The Power (1968)
Screenwriter
No Way To Treat a Lady (1968)
Screenwriter
The Last Safari (1967)
Screenwriter
Texas Across the River (1966)
Uncredited Screenplay collab
The Hallelujah Trail (1965)
Screenwriter
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Screenwriter
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
Screenwriter
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Screenwriter
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Screenwriter
Run Silent Run Deep (1958)
Screenwriter
Separate Tables (1958)
Screenwriter

Music (Feature Film)

The Female Bunch (1971)
Composer

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

Trial: The Price of Passion (1992)
Screenplay
The Burden of Proof (1992)
Screenplay
Cruel Doubt (1992)
Screenplay
Blind Faith (1990)
Screenplay
Around the World in 80 Days (1989)
Screenplay
Windmills Of The Gods (1988)
Screenplay
Doubletake (To Be Deleted) (1985)
Screenplay
Fatal Vision (1984)
Screenwriter
The Amazing Howard Hughes (1977)
Screenplay

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Courtship Of Eddie's Father, The (1963) - Liquor Won't Solve Anything First evening with new housekeeper Mrs Livingston (Roberta Sherwood), learning Spanish, Glenn Ford as newly-widowed Tom doing fine, discussing Elizabeth (Shirley Jones) and plausibly dazzled by her first appearance, Ronny Howard (title character) delighted too, early in Vincente Minnelli’s The Courtship Of Eddie’s Father, 1963.
Courtship Of Eddie's Father, The (1963) - I've Seen Too Many Rosalind Russell Pictures Their double-dates reversed at the bowling alley, New York radio host Norm (Jerry Van Dyke) with ingenuous Montanan Dolly (Stella Stevens) and his widower boss Tom (Glenn Ford) with the dignified, fetching professional fashion consultant Rita (Dina Merrill), in The Courtship Of Eddie’s Father, 1963.
Courtship Of Eddie's Father, The (1963) - Very Fond Of My Pectoral Girdle After his new year’s party and unsatisfactory outcomes with two other prospects, Tom (Glenn Ford) meets divorceè neighbor Elizabeth (Shirley Jones) wrapping up her date, and they break new ground together, baby-sitting Mrs. Livingston (Roberta Sherwood) pretending sleep, in The Courtship Of Eddie’s Father, 1963.
Courtship of Eddie's Father, The (1963) - It's Indelible Newly-widowed dad Tom Corbett (Glenn Ford) has to locate his son Eddie (Ronny Howard) in the apartment on the first day back to school in The Courtship of Eddie's Father, 1963.
Power, The (1968) - He Won't Expose Himself! Nordlund (Michael Rennie), supervisor from the Pentagon, is intrigued because Hallson (Arthur O’Connell) claims that someone on the committee (including Earl Holliman, Richard Carlson, Suzanne Pleshette, Nehemiah Persoff and George Hamilton as Tanner), has the power to take over using mind-control, in The Power, 1968.
Power, The (1968) - Something Light And Bubbly Scientist Tanner (George Hamilton) disagrees but Margery (Suzanne Pleshette) insists that they follow-up when the wife of Hallson (Arthur O’Connell), colleague in their pain-tolerance research project, whom we know has been killed via mind-control, calls to say he hasn’t come home, in The Power, 1968.
Power, The (1968) - Is The Pain Really That Intense? Opening with the arrival of U.S. Navy supervisor Nordlund (Michael Rennie) at a California lab where they apparently test subjects’ tolerance for pain, George Hamilton as Tanner, scientist in charge, in The Power, 1968, from producer George Pal, from a novel by Frank M. Robinson.
Run Silent, Run Deep (1958) -- Bungo Straits Clark Gable is featured in director Robert Wise’s then-unusual “cold” open, his submarine taken down in the Pacific during WWII, setting the stage for the revenge drama, produced by co-star Burt Lancaster’s HHL productions, Run Silent, Run Deep, 1958.
Run Silent, Run Deep (1958) - To A Dead Crew! Crew of the Nerka (Jack Warden, Brad Dexter, et al) stands by as Commander Richardson (Clark Gable) ducks a Japanese convoy, and is challenged by his "Exec" Bledsoe (Burt Lancaster), in Robert Wise's Run Silent, Run Deep, 1958.
Run Silent, Run Deep (1958) - The Japs Must've Known! Commander Richardson (Clark Gable) on the bridge, sends Bledsoe (Burt Lancaster) below, launching the big confrontation with his nemesis the Japanese "Akikaze," in Robert Wise's Run Silent, Run Deep, 1958.
Happy Thieves, The (1961) - Marriage Is For The Insecure At the Madrid airport, Eve (Rita Hayworth) is about to smuggle a stolen Velazquez painting through customs, Rex Harrison, the actual thief, is standing by in support, distracted by his friend (Virgilio Teixeira), a famous matador with romantic problems, in The Happy Thieves, 1961.
Happy Thieves, The (1961) - I'm Trying To Be Dishonest On the train to Madrid, hotelier and art thief Jim (Rex Harrison) with cohort Eve (Rita Hayworth), whom he’s just married, partly in order to keep her on task, discussing morality and receiving duplicitous employee Elek (Julia Pena), whom he’d claimed was dead, in The Happy Thieves, 1961.

Bibliography