WorldCat Identities

McKern, Leo 1920-2002

Overview
Works: 439 works in 1,019 publications in 4 languages and 19,809 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Musical films  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Costume designer, Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leo McKern
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

41 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Help! by Beatles( Visual )

33 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fab Four spoof James Bond and are chased in exotic locales around the world. The cause of their troubles is an item of jewelry in Ringo's possession
Ryan's daughter by David Lean( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 749 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
Ladyhawke by Richard Donner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and French and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a 13th century European legend about a beautiful maiden, a stalwart knight and a pickpocket. The knight and the lady were once lovers, but the curse of the jealous Bishop of Aquila has fated them to be "always together, eternally apart". By day, she is a hawk; by night he is a wolf. Only as night turns into day can they share a sorrowful glimpse of what once had been. The knight and the pickpocket unite in an attempt to break into the Bishop's stronghold to end the evil spell
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and French and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaving of two love stories - one period, one contemporary. Follows the off-screen love affair between the two actors who portray the central roles in the film-within-the-film
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Sidney Reilly was a Russian-born British agent who radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for the super spy. From one heart-pulsing mission after another, from stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits are at times so daring, it's hard to believe they are actural history
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the puffs of white smoke signaling the selection of the next Pope, but this time, much more is at stake, for the new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear war
Candleshoe( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to pass off a fake heiress to an English stately home is prevented by the resourceful butler
The mouse that roared by Leonard Wibberley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tiny duchy of Grand Fenwick is bankrupt so its minister decides to declare war on the United States, be defeated and receive Marshall Aid
King Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play "King Richard II" performed by a cast of about 25 artists
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two by John Mortimer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole is a London criminal defense lawyer
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons three and four( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole as a London criminal defense lawyer
The blue lagoon by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small boy and girl and the ship's cook survive a shipwreck and wash up on a tropical island. When the cook dies, the children are left on their own to survive and grow to adulthood
A foreign field by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets are revealed and passions rekindled when British and American war vets return to Normandy on the 50th anniversary of D-Day. This funny drama was seen on Masterpiece Theatre. DVD includes D-Day facts and cast filmographies
Rumpole of the Bailey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cheroot-smoking Horace Rumpole, is a career trial lawyer at London's central court. Rumpole faces an open-and-shut case, which he plans to wrap up by noon. But once he discerns the telling secret of his teenage client, he smells victory and mounts a full-on defense
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons five, six and seven( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling author John Mortimer's self-adapted series about the famous defense barrister concludes in this third and final set, featuring new and exclusive bonus features
Molokai the story of "Father Damien"( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a Catholic priest who went to the island in Hawaii where the lepers were exiled - Molokai. There among the outcasts he built a community and gave them dignity. He eventually contracted the disease and died from it
Murder with mirrors( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miss Marple arrives at palatial Stoneygates, one thing is certain. Before there is time to slather a warm scone with marmalade and place a tea cozy, murder most foul is bound to occur
Rumpole of the Bailey by John Mortimer( Recording )

10 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories from the novel about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole, barrister at law, who is famous for his expert knowledge and witty, irreverent observations on his learned profession
 
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Alternative Names
Leo McKern acteur australien

Leo McKern attore australiano

Leo McKern australiensk skådespelare

Leo McKern australischer Schauspieler

Leo McKern australsk skodespelar

Leo McKern australsk skuespiller

Leo McKern brytyjski aktor

Mac Kern, Leo

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McKern, Reginald.

McKern, Reginald 1920-2002

McKern, Reginald Leo

Маккерн, Лео

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Languages
English (221)

French (4)

Chinese (1)

Arabic (1)

Covers
The mouse that roaredRumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons three and fourThe blue lagoonA foreign fieldRumpole of the BaileyMolokai the story of "Father Damien"Leo 'rumpole' Mckern : The Accidental Actor