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Genn, Leo 1905-1978

Overview
Works: 142 works in 352 publications in 7 languages and 6,342 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Military history  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )
22 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt
Moby Dick by John Huston( Visual )
28 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life-- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )
50 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
The snake pit by Anatole Litvak( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following an emotional collapse a woman is placed in a mental institution by her husband. The severity of her depression causes her sympathetic doctor to try electric shock, hydrotherapy, and drugs, along with psychoanalysis
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten people--eight strangers and two married domestics--come from near and far to attend a posh weekend gala at a remote castle. What's the occasion? Each has unwittingly been invited to his/her own murder
Plymouth adventure ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1620, a group of religious outcasts boarded the Mayflower in England and set sail for the New World, where they founded a tiny wilderness outpost that was the genesis for what would become the United States of America. This is their thrilling story, a tale of hardship and devotion, of storms, hunger and disease faced and defied
The Miniver story by Greer Garson( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Miniver faces the tribulations of post-war Britain and many family travails
Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Era notte a Roma: "In this emotional war drama set in Nazi-occupied Rome, a beautiful bootlegger gives sanctuary to three escaped POWs, an American pilot, a Russian sergeant and a British major. By taking them in, she tragically jeopardizes the safety of her Communist lover while the confinement of the trapped prisoners brings their uneasy alliance to a boiling point, symbolizing the chaos of the world around them."--Container
Era notte a Roma by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )
18 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of three Allied soldiers hiding in Italy during World War II and of the villagers who risked their lives to protect them
Herman Melville's Moby Dick ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in German and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A whaling ship captain seeks out the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Circus of fear ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Circus of Fear: A detective investigates in a series of murders and begins to suspect that a traveling circus, which happens to show up in the areas where the crimes occur, might be involved in them ; Carnival of Souls: A woman who is involved in a car crash finds herself being pursued by spirits
Affair in Monte Carlo : 24 hours of a woman's life / produced by Ivan Foxwell ; directed by Victor Saville ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lifetime's thrill in one Monte Carlo day
The Dr. Mabuse collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The invisible Dr. Mabuse: A beautiful dancer is terrorized by an invisible man. FBI agent Joe Como is out to get the killer of a fellow agent. At the heart of the mystery is "Operation X," an invention that could give almost unlimited power to whoever possesses it
D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's lover ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of a crippled and impotent mine owner has an affair with the gamekeeper in this adaptation of the controversial D.H. Lawrence novel
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This enthralling epic about one of the most famous maritime disasters of all time, produced by the Discovery Channel, broke viewing records in the United States. Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" was based on the true story of the whaler Essex, which was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale. What became of the 20 sailors, stranded in the middle of the ocean for three months, is revealed for the first time. You'll be amazed by the tragic stories of survival and cannibalism of the survivors of Moby Dick's furious attack
The velvet touch ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Val Stanton is a famous "light" actress who yearns to play a dramatic role. Her jealous producer tries to blackmail her into staying with him, and in a fit of anguish, she accidentally kills him. But Val has committed the "perfect" murder because a fellow actress is suspected of the crime
The wooden horse by Jack Lee( Visual )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the true story behind the escape of three British POWs from Nazi Germany during World War II. A British officer has the idea of starting a daily gymnastics routine using a vaulting horse: they can place it near the boundary and start a tunnel from under it. Produced only 5 years after the end of WWII, the film established a model for many similar films that followed
Too hot to handle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In London's Soho, Johnny Solo runs the Pink Flamingo Club. He starts getting threats and demands for protection from Diamonds Dielli. Midnight Franklin, who's Johnny's girlfriend and one of the club's headliners, wants to get Johnny out of the business. Can Johnny win the struggle with Diamonds, and can Midnight get him out of harm's way?
Roberto Rossellini. Escape by night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this emotional war drama set in Nazi-occupied Rome, a beautiful bootlegger gives sanctuary to three escaped POWs, an American pilot, a Russian sergeant and a British major. By taking them in, she tragically jeopardizes the safety of her Communist lover while the confinement of the trapped prisoners brings their uneasy alliance to a boiling point, symbolizing the chaos of the world around them
 
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English (126)
German (25)
Italian (18)
French (11)
Spanish (5)
Polish (1)
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