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Lawford, Peter 1923-1984

Overview
Works: 422 works in 832 publications in 6 languages and 17,310 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Autobiographical fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Author, Narrator, Host, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.A335, 791.4372
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Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )
39 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his long-time dance partner abandons him for the Ziegfeld Follies, Don Hewes decides to show who's who by choosing any girl from the chorus and transforming her into a star
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )
18 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,264 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 )
21 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The place is Las Vegas. The time: Midnight, New Year's Eve. Danny Ocean (Sinatra) and 10 of his ex-commando buddies get ready to rob the vaults of 5 casinos simultaneously!
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Visual )
9 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 1,136 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 )
19 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 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 )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical sequences from nearly 100 MGM musicals and the narration of such entertainers as Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Bing Crosby, and others, are used to mark MGM's 50th anniversary of movie-making
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )
8 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 787 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
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )
17 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 783 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
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )
61 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom and Ellen are a pair of siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding. If love can make anyone dance on the ceiling and walls, Tom's the one
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 417 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 400 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 )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sibling twins are caught in a web of jealousy and murder in this goosebumpy thriller
It should happen to you ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and German and held by 265 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
Son of Lassie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 226 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.'
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Easter parade: Don Hewes and Nadine Hale are a dancing team, but on the day before Easter she refuses to sign a new contract with him. So he takes the next dancer he meets, Hannah Brown, as a new partner. He vows to make Hannah a success before the next Easter parade. After a while Don and Hannah are so successful that Florence Ziegfeld is interested in them. With Nadine dancing for the Follies, Don declines to dance for the Ziegfeld's. Don falls in love with Hannah, but feels he has to keep it strictly business
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf( Visual )
7 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 184 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
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 180 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
Royal Wedding The Belle of New York ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Royal Wedding: Tom and Ellen are siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding
On an island with you by Richard Thorpe( Visual )
4 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 164 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
Esther Williams ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 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
 
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Alternative Names
Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest.
Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest 1923-1984
Languages
English (291)
German (4)
French (2)
Japanese (1)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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