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Malleson, Miles

Overview
Works: 232 works in 560 publications in 2 languages and 6,689 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  History  Interviews  Fiction  War films  Juvenile works  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Author of screenplay, Translator, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Narrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Miles Malleson
 
Most widely held works by Miles Malleson
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar Wilde's wittiest play about the bourgeois social set of the 1890s, centering on two eligible bachelors, took over fifty years to make it to the screen. While Anthony Asquith's skillful direction extracts all the polish of Wilde's brilliant dialogue, he made little attempt to open up this repertory standard in order to make it more cinematic. As his device of having a couple enter a stage box and sit down before a curtain rises at the start of the film suggests, this is theatre first and foremost
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Recording )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Leighton plays the fiery-tongued Kate, and Trevor Howard performs as Petruchio, her swaggering husband determined to teach her manners, in this buoyant production. As other romantic entanglements swirl around Kate and Petruchio, headstrong Kate learns to mind her tongue without losing her wonderful spirit
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
Horror of Dracula by Terence Fisher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker travels to Count Dracula's castle to act his librarian. Harker--actually there to try to kill Dracula--is first attacked by Dracula's female companion, then killed by the Count himself. Harker's friend, Dr Van Helsing, arrives to investigate his disappearance and swears to track the vampire down and to kill him by whatever means necessary. Voyaging to London, Dracula pursues Harker's fiancée Lucy and her sister Mina. Mina's husband Arthur Holmwood tries to assist Van Helsing, who doggedly stalks the vampire in hopes of defeating him
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The school for wives by Molière( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molière, undoubtedly one of the greatest writers of comedy in the history of theatre, won enormous success for The School for Wives (L'Ecole des Femmes) in Paris in 1662; yet this highly popular play, satirising ridiculous male attitudes to women, aroused as much hostility as critical acclaim. Arnolphe, a narrow-minded merchant hoping to marry his young ward, Agnès, is obsessed with the fear of being made a cuckold. But all his artful plans serve only to speed him towards the fate he is so desperate to avoid. Molière himself first played the hapless merchant, and this believab
The miser by Molière( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Avare is a 1668 five-act satirical comedy by French playwright Molière. Its title is usually translated as The Miser when the play is performed in English.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tartuffe; or, The imposter by Molière( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and French and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The slave of truth (Le misanthrope) Tartuffe. The imaginary invalid. New English versions by Molière( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hammer horror series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
Filming T.E. Lawrence : Korda's lost epics by Miles Malleson( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors have access to 2 of the screenplays for Korda's proposed film of T.E. Lawrence's life. Exploring this screenplay, they offer a valuable new understanding of the role of the British film industry in the life of the nation
Six men of Dorset : a play in two acts and an epilogue by Miles Malleson( Book )

26 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fanatics, a comedy in three acts by Miles Malleson( Book )

12 editions published between 1924 and 1927 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prodigious snob, a new adaptation by Molière( Book )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18th-century comedy album by Edith Evans( )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Youth, a play in three acts by Miles Malleson( Book )

13 editions published between 1916 and 1921 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'D' company and Black 'ell; two plays by Miles Malleson( Book )

12 editions published between 1916 and 1925 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paddly pools : a little fairy play by Miles Malleson( Book )

13 editions published between 1916 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Arthurs, G.

Malieson, Miles

Malieson, Miles 1888-1969

Malleson, William Miles

Malleson, William Miles 1888-1969

Miles Malleson acteur britannique

Miles Malleson britischer Schauspieler und Drehbuchautor

Miles Malleson britisk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Miles Malleson britisk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Miles Malleson britisk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Miles Malleson brittisk manusförfattare och skådespelare

میلز مالسون بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

Languages
English (190)

French (1)

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Kind hearts and coronetsThe school for wivesTartuffe; or, The imposterThe Hammer horror seriesFilming T.E. Lawrence : Korda's lost epicsThe prodigious snob, a new adaptation