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Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964

Overview
Works: 301 works in 985 publications in 8 languages and 20,380 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Records and correspondence  War films  Biographical films  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Singer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Cedric Hardwicke
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,881 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 )

53 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 2,528 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 afterwards, 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
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

46 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,377 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 William Dieterle( Visual )

32 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy award winner Charles Laughton stars as Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame and Maureen O'Hara is Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy he adores
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,093 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 )

26 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 948 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 H. G Wells( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa. Disaster ensues
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 729 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered. He is given a choice: either face a horrible death by torture or commit suicide. Rommel opts for the latter. The official story given to the press is that Rommel died heroically of his war wounds
The invisible man the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 522 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
Les misérables by Victor Hugo( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 420 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 Valert
King Solomon's mines( Visual )

37 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expolorers in Africa persuade an exiled chief to help them find a lost diamond mine
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
Poetry of Wordsworth by William Wordsworth( Recording )

16 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen of Troy by John Twist( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greeks defeat Troy by offering a mammoth wooden horse that secretly houses their fighting men
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

51 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A science fiction film that shows the devastating effect of a future war and how, many years later, civilization has been changed as a result
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor waltz: an American salesman melts the heart of a Viennese countess amidst Strauss waltzes and lush scenery
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 245 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
Poetry of the XVII century( Recording )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from the poems of George Herbert, William Browne, Sir John Suckling, Richard Lovelace, William Cartwright, William Strode, Thomas Trahearne, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Abraham Cowley, and Andrew Marvell
Wing and a prayer the story of Carrier X( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film about newly-trained pilots in World War II, their by-the-book leader, and the plans of the U.S. Naval leaders to lull the Japanese into a false sense of superiority
 
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Alternative Names
Cedric Hardwicke acteur britannique

Cedric Hardwicke attore britannico

Cedric Hardwicke britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler sowie Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedric, Sir 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedric Webotes.

Hardwicke, Cedric Webster 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedrick 1893-1964 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedrick, Sir 1893-1964

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Richard IIIThe Hunchback of Notre DameAround the world in 80 daysRopeWar of the worldsLes misérablesPoetry of Wordsworth