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Gielgud, John 1904-2000

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Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

75 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

45 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Shine by Scott Hicks( Visual )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. He experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall
William Shakespeare's The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Recording )

48 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing to have been fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and life and hope are born out of desolation and despair"--Container
Arthur( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for three-quarters of a billion dollars. He stands to lose his inheritance--and a life in the lush style to which he is accustomed--if he doesn't marry the most boring blonde on Long Island within thirty days. Unfortunately, Arthur has just discovered the girl of his dreams
Merlin by Steve Barron( Visual )

40 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey and Mordred, her son by Arthur, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Circum navigate the globe in just 80 days? Ridiculous! Not even Her Majesty Victoria's finest steamship can do that. But precise, punctual Phileas Fogg (David Niven) claims he can. And when members of London's prestigious Reform Club urge Fogg to back his boast with a gentlemanly, and sizable wager, we're off winging Around the World in 80 days!"--Container
Secret agent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

128 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An espionage thriller set in Geneva, seasoned with romance. Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate an agent for the Central Powers
The Power of one by Bryce Courtenay( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young English boy, orphaned in a foreign land and terrorized for his political belief, turns to boxing. As he grows up fighting with his fists and leading with his heart, he takes on the system and the social injustices around him--finding that one person really can make a difference
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

47 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Distinguished company by John Gielgud( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, one of the greatest actors ot today recalls with affection the renowned figures in the theatre during the early decades of the century, many of whom he knew and acted with in later years
Backward glances : part one, time for reflection : part two, distinguished company by John Gielgud( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early stages by John Gielgud( Book )

34 editions published between 1939 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage directions by John Gielgud( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Gielgud's Hamlet; a record of performance by Rosamond Gilder( Book )

10 editions published between 1937 and 1971 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gielgud, an actor and his time by John Gielgud( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoires van een der grootste Shakespeare-vertolkers uit deze eeuw
John Gielgud; an actor's biography in pictures by Hallam Fordham( Book )

5 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gielgud's letters by John Gielgud( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Džon Gilgud

Džons Gilguds

Gielgud, .. 1904-2000

Gielgud, Arthur

Gielgud, Arthur John

Gielgud, Arthur John 1904-2000

Gielgud, Arthur John 1904-2000 Sir

Gielgud, Arthur John, Sir, 1904-2000

Gielgud, John 1904-2000 Sir

Gielgud, John 1904- Sir

Gielgud, John, Sir, 1904-

Gielgud, John Sir 1904-2000

Gilguds, Džons, 1904-2000

Ioannes Gielgud

John Gielgud acteur britannique

John Gielgud aktor brytyjski

John Gielgud attore britannico

John Gielgud britischer Schauspieler

John Gielgud britisk skodespelar

John Gielgud britisk skuespiller

John Gielgud Brits acteur

Τζον Γκίλγκουντ

Гилгуд, Джон, 1904-2000

Джон Гилгуд

Джон Гілгуд

Џон Гилгуд

Џон Гилгуд англиски глумец и драмски режисер

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ג'ון גילגוד

جان گیلگد بازیگر بریتانیایی

جون غيلغد

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ShineWilliam Shakespeare's The winter's taleMerlinAround the world in 80 daysSecret agentHamletBackward glances : part one, time for reflection : part two, distinguished companyEarly stages