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Mills, John 1908-2005

Works: 332 works in 1,037 publications in 4 languages and 26,599 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Narrator, Speaker, Commentator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,815 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
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jellicle Cats gather in their junkyard, preparing for the Jellicle Ball, for this is the night when patriarch Old Deuteronomy will choose a cat to be reborn into a new life on the Heavyside Layer. There are stories, songs, and dances from Victoria the White Cat, Munkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger, Grizabella, Jemima, Gus the Theatre Cat, Jellylorum, Skimbleshanks, Macavity, Demeter and Bombalurina, Demeter, Alonzo, Mr. Mistoffelees, and others. The songs explain how Cats are named, whom they fight, how they work and play, entertain, and how they love and why
Swiss family Robinson by Si Wei ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The shipwrecked Robinson Family makes a new life on a deserted island far from civilization
Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict ... a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
A tale of two cities by Philippe Monnier ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,056 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. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
War and peace by King Vidor ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks. The obsequious Pecksniff, whit his daughters, Mercy and Charity, attempts to grovel into the old man's good graces, while the wicked Jonas will stop at nothing ... even murder
Ryan's daughter by David Lean ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Headstrong Rosy lives on the heathered hills of Ireland's Dingle Peninsule. She cannot forsake her passionate romance with a handsome British officer. Yet, for Rosy, there is a greater love - the devotion of her reserved schoolteacher husband Charles. When Rosy has an illicit affair and is ultimately charged with treason, it is Charles who will stand by her side
Hobson's choice by Harold Brighouse ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Tunes of glory ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jock Sinclair is a whisky-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
In which we serve by Noel Coward ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The survivors of the sinking of HMS Torrin, a British destroyer, remember the ship's war-time career. Based on HMS Kelly and her captain, Lord Louis Mountbatten
The rocking horse winner ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story about a young, sensitive English boy whose rocking horse empowers him to predict winning racehorses, at the eventual cost of his life
Zulu dawn ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army
Murder with mirrors ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Miss Marple arrives at palatial Stonygates, one thing is certain. Before there's time to lather a warm scone with marmalade and place a tea cozy, murder most foul is bound to occur
The end of the affair by Ralph Fiennes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love, then she mysteriously ends the affair
Bean by Mel Smith ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the chairman of the gallery's board defends him. They send him to USA, to the small Los Angeles art gallery instead, where he'll have to officiate at the opening of the greatest US picture ever(called "Whistler's Mother")
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first of the great tragedies, focusing on the minds and motives of the assasins Brutus and Cassius
The wrong box ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strange rule of inheritance allows only the last remaining survivor of a family of siblings to get the sizable legacy, precipitating a dangerous contest between two elderly brothers. Their families get involved too, sparking a wild chase and absurd comedy as they attempt to be the last man standing
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Alternative Names
Mills, Jean 1908-2005
Mills, John 1908-2005 Sir
Mills, John, Sir, 1908-2005.
Mills, John William 1908-2005
Mills, Johnny 1908-2005
Mills, Lewis Ernest Watts 1908-2005
Mills, Sir John 1908-2005
Watts Mills, Lewis Ernest 1908-2005