WorldCat Identities

Genn, Leo 1905-1978

Overview
Works: 114 works in 403 publications in 8 languages and 6,727 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Epic films  Filmed plays  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Leo Genn
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V is Shakespeare's dramatic depiction of England's Henry as he strives to claim the crown of France. Henry finally establishes an alliance with France when he meets and marries Catherine of Valois after his army is victorious
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

64 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 930 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 )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman finds herself in a state mental institution and must spend several months under the care of her compassionate doctor before she can face the troubling secrets of her past and be cured
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the Normandy invasion, June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the United States, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The longest day."
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians by Alan Birkinshaw( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 120 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 by Clarence Brown( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 107 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 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Miniver faces the tribulations of post-war Britain and many family travails
Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Ahab sails the seven seas seeking revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Era notte a Roma by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

31 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 75 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
Roberto Rossellini by 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
Die screaming Marianne( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die screaming, Marianne stars the luminous Susan George (Straw dogs) as a free-spirited hippie chick caught in a nightmarish plot to rob her of an inheritance. Marianne (George) thought she had escaped the clutches of her criminal, incestuous family, but a spurned lover reveals her location, forcing her on a perilous journey back home. Leo Genn (nominated for an Oscar for his work in Quo Vadis) is insidiously creepy as Marianne's father, The Judge, who is more concerned with money than his daughter's tenuous well-being. A twisting, surprise-a-minute thriller, Die screaming, Marianne proves that home is most definitely not where the heart is
The velvet touch( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 51 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
Circus of fear( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 40 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
Leading ladies : 20 classic movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"30 hours of America's most beloved leading ladies of the silver screen! Ava Gardner, Susan Hayward, Bette Davis, Sally Field, Hedy Lamarr, Elizabeth Taylor, Dorothy Lamour and Judy Garland are just a few of the leading ladies who grace this movie collection with their striking beauty, profound screen presence and extraordinary talent." -- Container
The Dr. Mabuse collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 31 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
Affair in Monte Carlo : 24 hours of a woman's life / produced by Ivan Foxwell ; directed by Victor Saville( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lifetime's thrill in one Monte Carlo day
D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's lover( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a crippled and impotent mine owner has an affair with the gamekeeper to produce the heir her husband had been asking her for
Too hot to handle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 27 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?
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this two-part made-for-TV retelling of the legendary Herman Melville tale, Ishmael, sole survivor of the lost whaling ship The Pequod, relates the tale of monomaniacal Captain Ahab 's self-destructive obsession to hunt and slay the elusive great white whale, Moby Dick, who disfigured him, forcing his tired and mutinous crew to travel the seas until they find it
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Quo vadis
Alternative Names
Leo Genn acteur britannique

Leo Genn attore inglese

Leo Genn Brits acteur

Leo Genn englischer Schauspieler

Лео Генн

ליאו גן

لئو گن بازیگر بریتانیایی

レオ・ゲン

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Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians