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Holm, Ian 1931-

Overview
Works: 745 works in 2,217 publications in 9 languages and 66,592 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Political fiction  Television adaptations  Television plays  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Other, Interviewee, Recipient, Creator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ian Holm
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 3,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-Earth still it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell, by chance, into the hands of the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. On his eleventy-first birthday, Bilbo disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin, Frodo, the Ruling Ring, and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-Earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mel Gibson's richest and most regal screen role to date has been the title role in this dynamic version of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli ..."--Container
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Ratatouille by Brad Bird ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extraordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down
Alien by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind
The aviator by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
Brazil by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
The madness of King George by Nicholas Hytner ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the life of King George III, this is the story of royal intrigue, sexual indiscretions, backstairs plotting and a battle for power between Parliament and the throne, all occurring while the king is being treated for an unknown mental illness
Garden State by Zach Braff ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andrew Largeman returns from self-imposed exile in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey for his mother's funeral. Andrew has spent years cut off from his darker feelings with the aid of pharmaceuticals prescribed by his father, Gideon, a coldly formal psychiatrist. Afterward, he takes to tooling around on his antique motorcycle, finding old friends and making new ones. When he meets and begins to fall for Sam, he finds himself slowly awaking not only to the pain of life but also to the life-affirming power of love
The hobbit an unexpected journey ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
Lord of war by Andrew Niccol ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov, from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa to selling guns to mobsters in his local neighbourhood, and through to his ascension through the decade of excess and indulgence into the early 90s. He forms a business partnership with an African warlord and his psychotic son. His relationship with his younger brother is somewhat volatile, he is married to a famous model, and he is relentlessly pursued by a determined federal agent and his inner demons sway between his drive for success and the immorality of what he does
Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is now time for Frodo to overcome the wickedness of Gollum, the horrifying attack of the colossal arachnid Shelob and the soul-twisting allure of a ring that resists destruction. For Aragorn to take up the sword of his forebears and the crown of his birthright. Frodo and Sam are approaching Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and a massive battle is about to ensue that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of the classic horror story in which a young doctor creates life. The creature he assembles from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist soon realizes that he will be rejected by society and goes on a rampage seeking revenge on the doctor who gave him life
Animal farm by John Halas ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda and that everyone has secrets to keep
Big night by Stanley Tucci ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two brothers whose Italian restaurant is on the brink of bankruptcy. Their only chance for success is to risk everything they own on an extravagant feast for bandleader Louis Prima. But their big night is complicated by a lovers' triangle, a sneaky restaurant rival, and the hilarious perfection of chef Primo
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion." -- Container
From hell by Allen Hughes ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1888 London's Whitechapel slums, poor women like Mary Kelly and her friends walk the streets for a living. When the streetwalkers begin to be murdered one by one, it attracts the attention of Inspector Abberline, who takes a personal interest in the case, and in Mary Kelly. Now he must use his psychic abilities to stop the most notorious serial killer in history--Jack the Ripper--before Mary is killed
The day after tomorrow by Dennis Quaid ( Visual )
49 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When global warming triggers the onset of a new Ice Age, tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begns to freeze solid. Now, climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and a small band of survivors must ride out the growing superstorm and stay alive in the face of an enemy more powerful and relentless than anything anyone has ever encountered: Mother Nature
 
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Alternative Names
Cuthbert, Ian Holm.
Cuthbert, Ian Holm, 1931-
Cuthbert, Ian Holm 1931- Wirklicher Name
Holm, Ian.
IAN HOLM CUTHBERT
Languages
English (484)
German (27)
French (25)
Spanish (16)
Turkish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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