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Hamer, Robert 1911-1963

Overview
Works: 63 works in 281 publications in 7 languages and 2,653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Caper films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  History 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Film editor, Restager , fmd, Actor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Hamer
 
Most widely held works by Robert Hamer
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

72 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
School for scoundrels by Dimension Films ; Troublemakers Studio( Visual )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. S. Potter is headmaster of a school which gives instruction on "How to win without actually cheating." The school teaches the ways to seduce a women, gain points in a conversation, or beating someone who plays a better game. One of Mr. Potter's pupils is a desperate Henry Palfrey whose every attempt to win the heart of April Smith has been thwarted by the cad Raymond Delauney. Needless to say Mr. Potter's instructions allow Henry to vanquish his nemesis and win April's affections, though not quite as Mr. Potter had intended
Kind hearts and coronets : with Alec Guinness : directed by Robert Hamer by Robert Hamer( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

39 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
The scapegoat( Visual )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Barratt meets Count Jacques De Gué while vacationing in the South of France, the lonely university professor can't believe his eyes, the Count is his exact double! But when Barratt awakens after a night of heavy drinking, he finds De Gué has vanished, leaving the professor in his place. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier
Dead of night The queen of spades( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
To Paris with love by Robert Hamer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Guinness plays Sir Edgar Fraser, a widowed Scottish aristocrat who decides that it is time to introduce his 20-year-old son to the opposite sex. This, he decides, must be done in Paris, the most romantic city in the world. So off they go, and Sir Edgar is determined to find a beautiful, spirited girl for his son. This he does, but complications arise when he finds himself falling for her. Matters become even more tangled when his son falls in love with the woman he has found for his father
It always rains on Sunday by Robert Hamer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British housewife's life is turned upside down by the reappearance of an old flame, now on the lam from the police
Alec Guinness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following his mother's death, Edwardian gentleman Louis Mazzini plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family. To gain this inheritance, Louis must first murder a line of eccentric heirs to the title
The long memory( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man seeks revenge but will he destroy himself in the process? After a long jail term for a crime he did not commit, a man is torn between revenge (which will probably destroy him) or making a new life for himself
San Demetrio, London( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an actual World War II event, the officers and men of the British oil tanker San Demetrio set sail for Texas to load their cargo and return home with the precious oil needed for the war effort. When the San Demetrio encounters a German battleship, a deadly struggle to bring the burning vessel home ensues
Pink string and sealing wax by Robert Hamer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1890's Brighton the young son of a puritanical chemist longs to escape the repressive environment of his family life
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Lavender Hill mob, Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
Detective( Visual )

3 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Father Brown hears that Flambeau, an international art thief, is planning to steal a priceless cross once owned by Saint Augustine during its transportation to Rome, he is delighted at the opportunity to match wits with a criminal of such repute
The Penguin complete Father Brown by G. K Chesterton( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular way of dealing with crime. David Timson, having completed the whole of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes canon, turns his hand to the genial but certainly not innocent priest
Father Brown : the complete collection by G. K Chesterton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Priest-detective Father Brown travels to Rome to protect a priceless cross, on its way to a Congress; but he is tricked by Flambeau, a master of disguise, who steals the cross. Father Brown gets wealthy Lady Warren to put up a valuable chess set as bait for the crook, but Flambeau again gets away with it. The Father tracks Flambeau to a chateau in Burgundy and recovers the cross, and more important, Flambeau's immortal soul
Israel Rank : the autobiography of a criminal by Roy Horniman( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal (1907) inspired the classic Ealing film, Kind Hearts and Coronets. But though both works are comedies about a serial murderer, they are different creatures. The eponymous narrator of Roy Horniman's novel, son of a Jewish commercial traveller, offers his memoirs from the condemned cell, having murdered six people who stood between him and an earldom he hoped to inherit. Through Israel's story Horniman explores and parodies the anti-Semitic attitudes of Edwardian England
Sangue blu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Per aggiudicarsi il titolo di Lord, simpatico mascalzone deve sbarazzarsi di otto consanguinei concorrenti. Ottenuto lo scopo e vicino a un ricco matrimonio, è condannato a morte per un delitto che non ha commesso. Graziato, commette un errore fatale. (Mymovies)
 
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Kind hearts and coronets
Alternative Names
Robert Hamer Brits filmregisseur (1911-1963)

Robert Hamer cinéaste

Robert Hamer englischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Robert Hamer regista e sceneggiatore britannico

Роберт Хеймер режиссёр

رابرت هیمر فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان بریتانیایی

罗伯特·哈默

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