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McKellen, Ian

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Most widely held works by Ian McKellen
The lord of the rings by Peter Jackson( Visual )

576 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 19,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
X-Men by Stan Lee( Visual )

169 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war is brewing between those with special powers ("mutants") and the rest of humanity -- and the only ones who can save the humans from certain destruction are a special group of mutants - the "X-Men." (Based on the comic series)
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( Visual )

140 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins continues on in his journey with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim their lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor
The Da Vinci Code by Ron Howard( Visual )

69 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is informed that the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, the Surete have found a baffling cipher. Solving the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci. These clues are hidden in plain sight for all to see, and yet ingeniously disguised by the painter. Langdon joins forces with Sophie Neveu, a French cryptologist, who learns the late curator was involved in the secret society known as the Priory of Sion. In a race to get answers before the Catholic Church puts a stop to them, Langdon and Neveu match wits with a faceless power broker who appears to work for Opus Dei - a clandestine, Vatican-sanctioned secret organization believed to have long plotted to seize the Priory's secret. Unless Langdon and Neveu can decipher the labyrinthine puzzle in time, the Priory's secret, and a stunning historical truth, will be lost forever
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( Visual )

84 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic conclusion to the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. The dragon Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women, and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo attempts to make him see reason
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

66 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One ring.'
X-Men, days of future past by Bryan Singer( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-Men of the future are waging a losing battle against the Sentinels, superpowered robots created by humanity to exterminate mutantkind. Wolverine is sent backwards in time to 1973 to enlist the younger versions of Professor Xavier and Magneto to prevent the event leading to the Sentinels' creation, and thus change the future for the better
Stardust by Claire Danes( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
Flushed away by David Bowers( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a beloved pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes spewing out of the sink and decides he's hit the jackpot, Roddy schemes to rid himself of the pest by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, so it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in her faithful boat, the Jammy Dodger. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up; Rita wants to be paid for her trouble; and, speaking of trouble, the villainous Toad--who royally despises all rodents equally, making no distinction between mice and rats--wants them iced ... literally. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats, Spike and Whitey, to get the job done. When they fail, the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin--that dreaded mercenary, Le Frog
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

59 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

110 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale
X2 : X-men united by Bryan Singer( Visual )

105 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( Visual )

23 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete 4-part classic BBC adaptation of Dickens' "David Copperfield."
Gods and Monsters by Bill Condon( Visual )

70 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Flora Poste (Beckinsale) went off to find out about the real world, she had no idea it could smell quite so bad. Left a high society orphan with only a meagre inheritance, Flora seeks some help from whatever family she has left. When the Starkadders from Cold Comfort Farm respond to her letter for help, Flora thinks that living with this odd little family will be the source of inspiration for her to write "the best novel" since Jane Austen's Persuasion
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Leslie Howard( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twisted suspenseful romance set during the French Revolution. While men, women, and children fall under the merciless blade of the guillotine, one foppish gentleman, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, bravely rescues aristocrats from the jaws of death. In the midst of his rescue, he meets and falls passinately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
Ian McKellen : acting Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor Ian McKellen performs scenes from Shakespeare's plays and reads selections from the sonnets, with supporting lecture material on the linguistic and cultural background of Shakespeare's work and on dramatic technique
Looking For Lowry( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Ian McKellen investigates the life and works of the Manchester born painter, L.S. Lowry, and calls for a re-evaluation of his work, which has never been fully accepted by the art establishment. Those who knew and appreciated him throw light on the character of this social recluse, who despite his solitary life, was affectionate and supportive to those who entered his limited sphere. Among his admirers are Noel Gallagher from Oasis, and the artist Paula Rego, a former pupil, who extol his originality
 
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Ian McKellen acteur britannique

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Yan MakKellen

Ίαν ΜακΚέλεν

Ен Маккелен Брытанскі кінаактор

Иън Маккелън

Иэн Маккеллен

Иэн Маккеллен английский актёр

Ијан Макелен

Єн Маккеллен

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Ієн Маккеллен британський актор кіно і телебачення

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The Da Vinci CodeFlushed awayA performance of MacbethDavid CopperfieldGods and MonstersCold Comfort FarmIan McKellen : acting Shakespeare