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Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964

Overview
Works: 335 works in 1,227 publications in 8 languages and 21,196 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Juvenile works  Historical films  Children's films  Animated films  Epic films  Religious films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Director, Other, Contributor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cedric Hardwicke
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

43 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

60 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Acting, Laurence Olivier: In this program from the BBC2, Kenneth Tynan interviews Laurence Olivier, with special emphasis on some of the highlights of his distinguished career and Shakespeare films, with excerpts from the films "Henry V", "Hamlet", "Richard III", "Othello", and "The Entertainer"
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

48 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

50 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Laughton is remarkable as the deaf, grotesque hunchback who rescues a beautiful Gypsy girl (O'Hara) from the noose of an ugly mob. Swooping down from the bell tower, he carries her away to the cathedral where she can claim sanctuary. And there, as he protects her from death, he is moved by her great beauty and falls in love with her
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

49 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends strangle a college classmate and then proceed to invite his family and friends to dinner after they stuff the body inside a trunk to be used for the dining table. One of the guests, their teacher, suspects foul play. Based on the real-life Leopold-Loeb murder, Hitchcock's study of total mise-en-scene construction was shot entirely on a single sound stage
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa. Disaster ensues
L'avenir = Things to come by Mia Hansen-Løve( Visual )

69 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mason plays a smooth Erwin Rommel in this film biography which follows his defeat in North Africa and his disillusionment upon his return to Germany
The invisible man : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Griffin (Rains) is an English scientist who has been experimenting with a drug called monocaine which, he finds, has made his entire body invisible. He goes to the small village of Ipping, wrapped in bandages and wearing dark glasses, and takes a room at the local inn to continue his research in secret. This subsequently arouses the curiosity of the nosy locals. As Griffin continues his experiments, he begins to suffer from drug-induced megalomania, which eventually becomes full-blown madness. He begins to terrorize the countryside--first playing pranks, and then turning to murder"--Http://www.tvguide.com
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

52 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaptation of Dickens's classic novel is known for its fine production values and strong storyline, though the plot is necessarily compressed from the convoluted original. Derek Bond stars in the title role
Les misérables by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Javert
Richard III( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterward, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
King Solomon's mines by Patrick Swayze( Visual )

41 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads a party in search of both a missing English aristocrat and King Solomon's Mines
H.G. Wells' things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

8 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and German and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Helen of Troy by John Twist( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad's story of the Trojan War, told from the Trojans' viewpoint. This epic film from 1956 was directed by Robert Wise
Poetry of Wordsworth by William Wordsworth( Recording )

18 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lured by Laurel Woodcock( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London, trapping his prey through personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: musical version of Mark Twain's humorous novel about a turn-of-the-century blacksmith who is knocked unconscious and awakens in sixth-century Camelot
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
 
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Cedric Hardwicke acteur britannique

Cedric Hardwicke attore britannico

Cedric Hardwicke britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler sowie Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Cedric Hardwicke Brits acteur (1893-1964)

Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedric, Sir 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedric Webotes.

Hardwicke, Cedric Webster 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedrick 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedrick 1893-1964 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedrick, Sir 1893-1964

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