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Genn, Leo 1905-1978

Overview
Works: 139 works in 438 publications in 9 languages and 6,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Historical television programs  Filmed plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivier's play-within-a-film is a production of "The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battel fought at Agincourt in France" in the Globe Theatre: "Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Herman Melville's Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )

62 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,588 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 )

67 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 954 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 )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 796 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 )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 595 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."
Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Ahab sails the seven seas seeking revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 113 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 110 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
Die screaming Marianne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 103 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 Miniver story by Greer Garson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Miniver faces the tribulations of post-war Britain and many family travails
Era Notte a Roma = It was night in Rome by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossellini's 1960 war drama features Sergei Bondarchuk as a Russian POW who escapes from German prison camp in Italy
Roberto Rossellini by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 70 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
Circus of fear( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and held by 48 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 39 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
Too hot to handle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London's Soho, Johnny Solo runs the Pink Flamingo Club. He's tough to intimidate. So when he starts getting threats and demands for protection, he fights back. Behind the takeover plot is a competitor, Diamonds Dielli. Midnight Franklin, who's Johnny's girlfriend and one of the club's headliners, wants to get Johnny out of the business. In the background are a sadistic client, an underage chorus girl, a wisecracking siren who's not averse to rough trade, a visiting journalist, and a dancer who guards her past. Can Johnny win the struggle with Diamonds, and can Midnight get him out of harm's way?
The Dr. Mabuse collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death ray mirror of Dr. Mabuse: When Dr. Mabuse reaches out to steal a death ray weapon that could wreak havoc upon the world, British agent Floyd-Anders must protect the weapon's inventor and race against time to learn who among the suspects is really Dr. Mabuse
Affair in Monte Carlo : 24 hours of a woman's life( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lifetime's thrill in one Monte Carlo day
The velvet touch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Val Stanton is a famous "light" actress who yearns to play a dramatic role. Her jealous producer, however, 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, a fellow actress is suspected of the crime! When the detective closes the case, Val tries to enjoy her newfound freedom in her career and her love, but she is too haunted by guilt
Roberto Rossellini. Escape by night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 26 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
The wooden horse by Jack Lee( Visual )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the true story behind the escape of three British POWs from Nazi Germany during World War II
 
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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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Quo vadisAgatha Christie's Ten little Indians