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Lawford, Peter 1923-1984

Overview
Works: 466 works in 978 publications in 8 languages and 18,014 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, 605, Costume designer, Host, Author, Scenarist, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.A335, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Lawford
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

23 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,300 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 )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Roulette wheels spin and the champaign fizzes. It's the perfect time to steal a kiss or a $25 chip. But for Danny Ocean and his 10 partners in crime, it's the perfect moment to steal millions. Danny devises a scheme to knock out power to the Vegas strip, electronically rig five big casinos vaults and raid them all at the same time
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 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 )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 945 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
Irving Berlin's Easter parade( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 905 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
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 864 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 )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 832 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
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

45 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1912 song-and-dance man quarrels with one partner but finds another. His new partner falls head over heels for the king of the hoofers
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )

68 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 644 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 )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 422 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 )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 403 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 300 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 )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and German and held by 254 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 )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 209 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.'
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 194 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 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 190 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
Esther Williams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 173 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
Royal Wedding ; The Belle of New York( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Wedding: Tom and Ellen are siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding
 
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The picture of Dorian Gray
Alternative Names
Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest.

Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest 1923-1984

Aylen, Peter Sydney Vaughn

Peter Lawford acteur américain

Peter Lawford attore statunitense

Peter Lawford britischer Schauspieler

Peter Lawford Brits acteur

Petrus Lawford

Vaughn Aylen, Peter Sydney

Πίτερ Λόφορντ

Питер Лоуфорд

بيتر لوفورد

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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Ocean's elevenThe picture of Dorian GrayIrving Berlin's Easter parade