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Lawford, Peter 1923-1984

Works: 363 works in 937 publications in 7 languages and 17,956 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  War films  History  Caper films  Crime films  Film remakes 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Host, Narrator, Scenarist, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter Lawford
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

57 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astaire is trying to forget ex-dance partner Miller while rising to stardom with Garland. Too good to watch just at Easter time
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

22 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place is Las Vegas. The time: Midnight, New Year's Eve. Danny Ocean and 10 of his ex-commando buddies get ready to rob the casino money vault - at five casinos simultaneously!
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorian Gray is an innocent young man who has his portrait painted by a close friend. Soon after he falls under the influence of amoral Lord Henry Wotton. Dorian soon jilts his fiancee, which leads to her suicide. This is the start of a life of increasing debauchery. Dorian realizes that the outward signs of this are apparent only in the portrait. Eventually the picture, secreted in his childhood playroom, becomes almost hideous to behold. But Dorian still has one pure love - Gladys, the niece of the original painter
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

31 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
That's entertainment! by Jack Haley( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movies, the magic, the memories, the greatest moments, the brightest stars. The incomparable Golden Era of MGM musicals shines in this compilation of music and dance performances
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
Royal Wedding The Belle of New York by Stanley Donen( Visual )

92 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Wedding: Tom and Ellen are siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )

14 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An O.S.S. commander and his outnumbered Allied guerrilla force must overcome incredible odds as they train the Kachin natives in modern warfare. But jungle combat, particularly against a Japanese army as familiar with the terrain as the Kachin, is more grueling than they had reckoned
Good news( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school librarian falls for a star football player in this lighthearted musical set in the gone-but-not-forgotten college days of the 20's
Dead ringer by Paul Henreid( Visual )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sibling twins are caught in a web of jealousy and murder in this goosebumpy thriller
It should happen to you by George Cukor( Visual )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly daffy New York model with an urge to be famous rents a huge billboard overlooking New York City's Columbus Circle and puts her picture and name on it
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The band wagon: Tony Hunter is a famous singer/dancer/movie star who is feeling washed up. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a funny little Broadway show and Tony agrees to do it. Things begin to get out of hand when bigshot 'artistic' director/producer/star Jeffrey Cordova joins the production. He proclaims it's a modernistic Faust and insists on hiring a prima ballerina, Gabrielle Gerard, to star opposite Tony. It's hate at first sight. Her jealous choreographer isn't helping matters. The show looks doomed, but romance, an epiphany, and a triumphant opening are waiting in the wings
Son of Lassie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lassie's son Laddie sneaks onto his master's plane during WWII. When the plane gets shot down, the man parachutes out with Laddie in his arms. A sequel to 'Lassie Come Home.'
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lassie come home: A collie braves storms, hunger, and peril to return to her young master. Son of Lassie: On a bombing run over enemy-occupied Norway, a bomber crewman and his devoted dog, Lassie's son Laddie, parachute from their damaged aircraft into a series of wartime adventures. Courage of Lassie: Lassie is in the Army now. Follows the canine's new adventures form his wilderness puppyhood and wartime battlefield service to postwar stress and a moving family reunion. Hills of home: A Scottish doctor rescues Lassie from a cruel master but nearly regrets his deed when he finds the dog has a phobia of water
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A returning GI moves in with his old Brooklyn High School janitor and falls for the music teacher while he sets his sights on a career in showbiz
Esther Williams( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. "Bathing beauty" - 1944 .; Disc 2. "Easy to wed" - 1946 .; Disc 3. "On an island with you" - 1948 ; Disc 4. "Neptune's daughter) - 1949 Disc 5. "Dangerous when wet" - 1953
On an island with you( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Kingslee is a young navy lieutenant who is brought in as techninical adviser on a song-dance-and-swim film being made by screen star Rosalind Reynolds. Having once done a number with her, and been kissed at the end of a Forces show, Lawrence somehow believes she should be his girl. Her boyfriend, on the other hand, a fellow co-star of Rosalind, is just one of those who disagrees
The Doris Day show( Visual )

19 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doris gets a new boss, Cy Bennett, for the "Today's World" magazine, and a new co-worker, Jackie Parker. Doris has a new boyfriend, Dr. Peter Lawrence
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The picture of Dorian Gray
Alternative Names
Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest.

Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest 1923-1984

Peter Lawford acteur américain

Peter Lawford attore statunitense

Peter Lawford britischer Schauspieler

Peter Lawford Brits acteur

Petrus Lawford

Πίτερ Λόφορντ

Питер Лоуфорд

پیتر لاوفورد تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر بریتانیایی



ExodusOcean's elevenThe picture of Dorian Gray