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Cushing, Peter 1913-1994

Overview
Works: 471 works in 1,081 publications in 7 languages and 15,830 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Computer games  Film and video adaptations  Star Wars fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Photographer, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Star wars by George Lucas ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 2,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
Star wars by George Lucas ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to quell the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable droid duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful princess and restore justice in the galaxy
Star Wars trilogy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the most successful independent film series ever produced. It's the saga of a Hollywood outsider named George Lucas and a low-budget, labor-of-love space saga that reinvented the way movies are made, seen and heard. "Empire of dreams" is the most comprehensive look ever at the story of a pioneer who triumphed against the odds to make an enduring modern fairy tale for the entire world
Alexander the Great by Robert Rossen ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Pictorial splendor. A spectacle of tremendous size!"--Variety
Horror of Dracula ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jonathan Harker travels to Count Dracula's castle to act as his librarian. Harker--actually there to try to kill Dracula--is first attacked by Dracula's female companion, then killed by the Count himself. Harker's friend, Dr Van Helsing, arrives to investigate his disappearance and swears to track the vampire down and to kill him by whatever means necessary. Voyaging to London, Dracula pursues Harker's fianceĢe Lucy and her sister Mina. Mina's husband Arthur Holmwood tries to assist Van Helsing, who doggedly stalks the vampire in hopes of defeating him
The Sherlock Holmes collection ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the only six surviving episodes from the classic BBC series and this is the first time they are available in North America
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this spoof of war epics and Elvis films, an American rock star teams up with the daughter of a scientist to find the scientist before he creates the ultimate weapon
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Returning to his family's manor house on the lonely moors after his father dies under mysterious circumstances, Sir Henry Baskerville is confronted with the mystery of the supernatural hound that supposedly takes revenge upon the Baskerville family. The famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are brought in to investigate
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and French and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hamlet is Shakespeare's towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
The mummy by Terence Fisher ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three British archaeologists discover the grave of an important Egyptian female priest who has died about four millenia ago. But when they open it a bad curse falls on them for having woken up the mighty guard of the grave who was buried with the priest
The End of the affair by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love, then she mysteriously ends the affair
The curse of Frankenstein by Terence Fisher ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and French and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young German nobleman has uncovered life's mystery and unleashed a chain of blood-curdling terrors that seem similar to the monstrous horrors of a generation earlier. Outraged, the local citizenry imprisons the nobleman and condemns him to death, hoping to blot his family's ignominious name
Horror express ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a frozen specimen of what may be the missing link is discovered in Manchuria, an English anthropologist supervises its transport aboard the Trans-Siberian Express
Sword of the valiant the legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Sir Gwain takes on the test of valor presented by the Green Knight. Sir Gwain must battle the dark forces and brave knights to prove himself
A Tale of two cities by Jim Goddard ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The ultimate tale of love, honor, and sacrifice during the bloodstained French Revolution is movingly brought to life in this sumptuous production ... which thrillingly captures all the drama and emotion of one of history's most tumultuous eras"--Container
Frankenstein must be destroyed by Terence Fisher ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Frankenstein pioneers research in brain transplants -- but the procedure is imperfect."--Container
Star wars trilogy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the future, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial army
The Hammer horror series ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Night creatures: "Captain Collier and his band of sailors show up to an English coastal town to investigate reports of 'marsh phantoms' who ride by night spreading terror to the town. The Captain suspects that the local reverend might be hiding sometihing. Are the phantoms genuine or a cover for illegal smuggling activities? Who knows the truth about the curse of Captain Clegg?"
The Satanic rites of Dracula ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Count Dracula (Christopher Lee) leads a satanic cult of prominent citizens intent on unleashing a mutated form of the plague virus onto the world
Time without pity by Joseph Losey ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tension rises to a fevered pitch in this psychological thriller about an alcoholic, long-absent father who has one day to save his falsely accused son from the gallows
 
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Cushing, Peter Wilton, 1913-1994
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