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Lawford, Peter 1923-1984

Overview
Works: 472 works in 1,115 publications in 7 languages and 18,486 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Caper films  War films  History  Film remakes  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, 605, Author, Host, Costume designer, Scenarist, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

48 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,489 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 )

24 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,334 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 )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,249 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 Albert Lewin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,156 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
That's entertainment! by Jack Haley( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical sequences from nearly 100 musicals mark MGM's 50th anniversary of movie-making
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Senate investigation into the President's newly-nominated Secretary of State brings to light a secret from the past which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )

76 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical set during Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip Mountbatten. A brother-sister dance team go to London and get caught up in romance
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 640 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
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 424 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 )

18 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 395 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 Lisa Scottoline( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davis plays estranged twin sisters, Edith who has no money and widow Margaret who has fabulous wealth because she married the man she stole from her sister. When Edith kills Margaret she finds it harder than expected to step into her sisters' life and maintain her masquerade
It should happen to you by George Cukor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and German and held by 259 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
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Allied invasion in Normandy during World War II. Details D-Day landing from the points of view of those who participated: the Germans, the French, the English and the Americans
Son of Lassie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 200 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 by Betty Hutton( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 199 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
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 197 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 )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 196 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 )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Wedding: Tom and Ellen are siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding
Esther Williams( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an island with you: "While shooting on location in the South Pacific, a movie star is pursued by a handsome Naval officer who is convinced she is the girl for him"--IMDb.com
 
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Alternative Names
Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest.

Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest 1923-1984

Aylen, Peter Sydney Vaughn

Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford acteur américain

Peter Lawford attore statunitense

Peter Lawford britischer Schauspieler

Peter Lawford Brits acteur

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Petrus Lawford

Vaughn Aylen, Peter Sydney

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Питер Лоуфорд

פטר לאופורד

بيتر لوفورد

پیتر لافورد

پیتر لاوفورد تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر بریتانیایی

피터 로퍼드

ピーター・ローフォード

彼得·勞福德

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