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Finch, Jon 1941-2012

Overview
Works: 110 works in 583 publications in 9 languages and 10,076 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Televised plays  Historical films  Outlines and syllabi  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Jon Finch
 
Most widely held works by Jon Finch
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

66 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

94 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In modern-day London, a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer has the police on alert and their trail leads to an innocent man who must now elude the law and prove his innocence by finding the real murderer
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II
Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare( Visual )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boisterous Falstaff leads Prince Hal, the heir to the throne, through London's lowlife taverns. As the young prince wastes his youth, a civil war threatens the monarchy
The Second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death, and the coronation of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play. A panorama of Medieval English life. The passage of time brings the older generations closer to the grave, and the young closer to leadership. The play ends with the death of Henry IV, banishment of Falstaff and the coronation of Prince Hal as Henry V
Henry IV, Part II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Henry IV, part II
The tragedy of Macbeth by Roman Polanski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means
Henry IV, part 1 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a background of Civil War, Prince Hal, the heir to the throne, appears to waste his youth irresponsibly among the low life of the London taverns, in the company of the self-indulgent, treacherous, irresponsible Sir John Falstaff. The boisterous comedy of the tavern scenes and the political tensions between the King and the rebels lead to the Battle of Shrewsbury, at which the Prince redeems himself
Doktor Faustus Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn by Franz Seitz( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a composer who sells his soul to Satan to ensure his own creativity, but finds he cannot keep to his bargain to refrain from all close human relationships and his closest friends die as a result
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V)
Henry IV( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled King Henry IV
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's historic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poiret is called upon to discover who killed an heiress aboard a steamer cruising down the Nile
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus disc : AFI Salute to Alfred Hitchcock ; masters of cinema-Alfred Hitchcock ; All about The Birds ; The making of Psycho
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television production of Shakespeare's play
Breaking glass( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1980s London punk scene is captured in the gritty new wave musical with a poignant rags to riches story of a talented and rebellious young singer-songwriter. Kate is the lead singer of the rock group, Breaking Glass. Her socialist ideals are juxtaposed to her pragmatic rock manager, Danny, a streetwise hustler who discovers her and develops her into a star. As Kate struggles for artistic recognition, her talent and sanity are jeopardized by the music business's power structure
Lady Caroline Lamb( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Lady Caroline through her affairs with the poet Lord Byron and the Duke of Wellington to her tragic end
 
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Finch, John, 1941-....

Finch John 1941-2012

Finch, Jon

Jon Finch acteur britannique

Jon Finch aktor angielski

Jon Finch attore inglese

Jon Finch britischer Schauspieler

Jon Finch britisk skodespelar

Jon Finch britisk skuespiller

Jon Finch Brits acteur

Jon Finch brittisk skådespelare

Джон Финч

جان فینچ بازیگر بریتانیایی

ジョン・フィンチ

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FrenzyDoktor Faustus Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian LeverkühnAlfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief