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Morley, Robert

Works: 234 works in 760 publications in 8 languages and 16,159 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  War films  History  Musical films  Historical films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

85 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman was 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 )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Beat the devil by John Huston( Visual )

69 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and French and held by 981 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
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our heroes arrive in London to interview Lady Holiday, a high-fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace has just been stolen. But when Kermit mistakes lovely receptionist/would-be model Miss Piggy for her aristocratic employer, its love at first sight. Unfortunately, Lady Holiday's scheming brother is also wooing the sultry swine - so he can frame her for another brazen jewel heist! Now it's up to Kermit and his Muppet pals to clear Piggy's name and catch the real culprits
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

35 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 826 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
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

24 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
Edward, my son; a play in three acts by Robert Morley( Book )

27 editions published between 1945 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those magnificent men in their flying machines : or, how I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours and 11 minutes by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary comic version of the historic 1910 London-to-Paris air race features the greatest aviators from around the world. They all come together when a stuffy, but very rich, newspaper publisher decides to sponsor an airplane race across the English Channel. Convinced it will give his newspaper worldwide publicity, the publisher offers 10,000 pounds to the winner"--Container
Topkapi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble brews beneath the exotically curved towers of Istanbul when the equally exotic and equally curved Elizabeth Lipp recruits her former lover in a scheme to heist the pride of the city's Topkapi museum: a jewel-encrusted dagger. But the job soon turns into a high-tension, high-wire performance when the bumbling fall guy and other amateurs they've hired as help find they'll have to lift their prize while dangling from the museum's vaulted ceiling
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and German and held by 400 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
Robert Morley's Book of bricks by Robert Morley( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Hong Kong( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 339 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 )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 327 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 306 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 )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Henry family as they experience World War II in Europe and the Pacific, depicting the final years of the war and its impact on everyday people
Around the world in 80 days : the complete epic mini-series by Jules Verne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phileas Fogg wages his entire fortune that he can travel around the entire globe in eighty days. But before departing on his fantastic journey, the Bank of London is robbed, and he becomes the prime suspect. Pursued by Detective Fix, Fogg must race against time to win the bet and prove his innocence."--Container
High road to China by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 231 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
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 209 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 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is killing the great chefs of Europe?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 178 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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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Guest, A. 1908-1992

Morley, Robert Adolph Wilton 1908-1992

Robert Morley acteur britannique

Robert Morley aktor brytyjski

Robert Morley attore britannico

Robert Morley britischer Schauspieler und Schriftsteller

Robert Morley britisk skodespelar

Robert Morley britisk skuespiller

Robert Morley Brits acteur (1908-1992)

Robert Morley brittisk skådespelare

Robert Morley English actor

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Морли, Роберт

Робърт Морли

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Beat the devilCromwellBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraThe road to Hong KongMarie AntoinetteWho is killing the great chefs of Europe?