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Morley, Robert

Works: 319 works in 796 publications in 9 languages and 15,832 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Humor  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Anecdotes  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The African Queen by John Huston ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend is so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after, his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber
Beat the devil by John Huston ( Visual )
72 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land believed to be rich with uranium deposits
Cromwell by Ken Hughes ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo are reporters who travel to London to follow up on a jewel heist
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army
Edward, my son; a play in three acts by Robert Morley ( Book )
19 editions published between 1945 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Morley's Book of bricks by Robert Morley ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Topkapi by Jules Dassin ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sophisticated thieves attempt to steal a jewel-encrusted dagger from a museum with an impregnable security system
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"But he was murdered, wasn't he?" Dash it all, what a frightfully un-British comment to make at the reading of the will. But that's dotty Aunt Cora for you. Then a mysterious hand offs Aunt Cora, and suddenly the old girl's observation doesn't seem quite so dotty after all.--Container
Those magnificent men in their flying machines by Ken Annakin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newspaper publisher is convinced to sponsor an air race from London to Paris
The road to Hong Kong ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry (Crosby) and Chester (Hope) travel to Tibet to search for a drug to restore Chester's memory. Once they find the cure, Chester's memory becomes so good that he accidentally memorizes a secret formula for space navigation. Soon the two meet up with a beautiful spy (Collins) and get slightly sidetracked ... to another planet!
Marie Antoinette by W. S Van Dyke ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Marie Antoinette and the chaos of the French Revolution
The loved one by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters
War and remembrance by Jonathan Couch ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, sweeping the United States into World War Ii, the Henry family is forever changed by the war in the Pacific, and the horror of the Holocaust
Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and French and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This lavish adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal tale follows Pip, an orphan given the chance to break free from poverty and live life as a gentleman
Worry : how to kick the serenity habit in 98 easy steps by Robert Morley ( Book )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in Chinese and English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Pardon me, but you're eating my doily!" by Robert Morley ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High road to China by Brian G Hutton ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eve Tozer hires Patrick O'Malley, a washed-up aviator, and races against a deadline in a desperate attempt to meet the ransom demands of the men who have kidnapped her industrialist father in China
Who is killing the great chefs of Europe? ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fast-food tycoon, his ex-wife and a gourmet magazine publisher are involved in a fast and funny murder mystery. The publisher is ordered by his doctor to give up his favorite dishes to lose weight, and one by one the creators of those dishes are murdered- in the manner of their specialties!
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Alternative Names
Guest, A. 1908-1992
Morley, Robert Adolph Wilton, 1908-1992