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Finch, Peter 1916-1977

Overview
Works: 174 works in 567 publications in 5 languages and 11,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Religious films  War films  History  Fiction  Audio adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Commentator, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Network by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satirical look at the politics and power-struggles of television executives as a network news anchorman turns the tables on the "ratings."
Far from the madding crowd by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman who's given to sudden fits of violence
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between loves of different sexes, a Jewish doctor and a lady executive
The flight of the Phoenix ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again
Kidnapped by Robert Stevenson ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's exciting saga of a young man's quest for his rightful inheritance
Elephant Walk ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young bride accompanies her husband to his plantation called Elephant Walk, and falls for the overseer. This love triangle is soon dwarfed by a cholera epidemic and a drought that brings herds of elephants to the plantation in a thundering stampede
The Flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again
The red tent ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the saga of the ill-fated 1928 Arctic expedition headed by Italian Unberto Nobile. After the crash of their dirigible, Italia, the survivors huddle in their makeshift red canvas dwelling, desperately sending out S.O.S. signals
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy of two lovers
The story of Robin Hood ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1952 and 1991 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robin Hood, the handsome and courageous champion of the poor, leads his gallant Merrie Men in a crusade intent on undermining the oppressive reign of evil Prince John
Girl with green eyes by Edna O'Brien ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jong boerenmeisje wordt verliefd op schrijver
A town like Alice by Jack Lee ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nurse Jean Paget is one of a small band of women trekking through the Japanese-occupied Malayan jungle, where they are befriended by Joe Harman, a tough Australian P.O.W. Later each learns that the other has survived the horrors of the war, and they set out separately to find each other
The battle of the River Plate by Michael Powell ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two weeks after the start of WWII, a powerful German pocket battleship, the Graf Spee, sails the South Atlantic, destroying Allied merchant ships at will. Captained by one of Germany's most brilliant naval officers, the Graf Spee, with her superior speed and artillery, appears and disappears, sinking ship after ship. When the Allies are finally able to pinpoint its location a trap is set, pitting British Intelligence against a wily and powerful military opponent"--Container
The pumpkin eater ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told in a series of episodic flashbacks, the film is the story of a British housewife's emotional breakdown in the face of impending middle age. Jo, a beutiful woman with many children from several marriages, has a comfortable and seemingly stable marriage to a famous writer. But her husband lusts after other women and Jo becomes painfully aware that she is defined by the trappings of her bourgeois existence. Her realization sends her into a spiral of depression and rage
Raid on Entebbe by Irvin Kershner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It was June 1976 that an Air France plane carrying 244 passengers and a crew of 12 on a flight from Athens to Paris was hijacked by terrorists who forced the captain to alter course and eventually land at Uganda's Entebbe Airport. With the tacit approval of president Idi Amin, the passengers were held hostage and threatened with death if the Israeli government didn't comply with their captor's demand to release 53 Palestinian so-called freedom fighters held in Israeli prisons"--Container
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1962 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's great Roman tragedy opens in 44 BC when Julius Caesar, returned from a successful campaign, seems likely to assume kingship of Rome. Fearful of this ambition, Cassius prevails upon Brutus to join him and others in a conspiracy against Caesar
Detective ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness stars as Father Brown, an eccentric priest who spends his spare time working as an amateur private-eye to capture and reform criminals
Operation Amsterdam ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three British agents are sent into WWII Amsterdam to take as many of the city's industrial diamonds as they can before the impending Nazi invasion
 
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Alternative Names
Finch, Frederick George Peter Ingle-.
Finch, George Frederick Ingle-, 1916-1977
Finch-Ingle, Frederick George Peter.
Ingle-Finch, George Frederick, 1916-1977
Ingle, Frederick George Peter Finch-.
Mitchell, William 1916-1977
Languages
English (274)
German (22)
Spanish (17)
French (12)
Multiple languages (4)
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