WorldCat Identities

Allan, Elizabeth 1908-1990

Overview
Works: 36 works in 112 publications in 5 languages and 3,645 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Bildungsromans  Melodrama  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Allan
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Jack Conway( Visual )
21 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris, 1847. Marguerite is a courtesan who falls in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to disgrace his son's position and hopes of a career by marrying him, Marguerite agrees and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Marguerite discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger by George Cukor( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up
Mark of the vampire ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mask of Fu Manchu: Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr. Fu Manchu is also searching, and if he gets the mysteriously powerful relics, he and his diabolical daughter will enslave the world
Monsters and madmen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The atomic submarine: When the nuclear-powered submarine the Tiger Shark sets out to investigate a series of naval disasters near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds itself besieged by electrical storms, an unidentified floating saucer, and lots of hairy tentacles
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village. The Germans are given away by their habit of drawing a line thru their 7's
The haunted strangler Corridors of blood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The haunted strangler: In this terrifying story, set against the sinister background of London in the gaslight days and reminiscent of the unsolved "Jack the Ripper" case, a number of young women are found brutally murdered
Hollywood legends of horror 6 masterworks of terror ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plot for Doctor X: A monster lurks as a New York newspaperman investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders in which victims are strangled, cannibalized, and surgically incised under the light of the full moon; plot for The return of Doctor X: A New York journalist finds himself out of a job when the actress that he reports as dead shows up alive and threatening to sue his newspaper; plot for Mark of the vampire: Local villagers believe a vampire is killing residents; plot for The mask of Fu Manchu: An infamous Asian mastermind and his diabolical daughter raid the tomb of Genghis Khan; plot for Mad love: An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her pianist husband's wounded hands with those of a murderer; plot for The devil-doll: A Paris banker framed for robbery and murder escapes from prison with a scientist
The haunted strangler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nineteenth-century English author James Rankin (Boris Karloff) believes that the wrong man was hanged twenty years earlier for a series of murders, but his investigations lead him to a horrible and, for him, gruesomely inescapable secret
Charles Dicken's A tale of two cities by Jack Conway( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Chinese and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the French Revolution, two men who bear a remarkable resemblance to each other are both in love with the same girl
A woman rebels by Mark Sandrich( Visual )
2 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A personal drama of a courageous Victorian woman who challenges the establishment with her radical position on women's rights
Men in white ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this film based on Sidney Kingsley's Pulitzer Prize -winning play, Gable portrays Dr. George Ferguson, an intern involved with the spoiled, headstrong heiress (Myrna Loy) he loves and the sweet, gentle nurse who loves him. But when sudden tragedy strikes, Dr Ferguson discovers his greatest devotion is to his patients, his brilliant mentor - and his calling as a man of medicine."--Container insert
The great Mr. Handel ( Visual )
in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the later stages of Handel's life, leading up to the composition of the oratorio Messiah
Slave ship ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The skipper of an early slave trading vessel operating along the African coast attempts to get out of the business by getting rid of his crew and hiring a new one, only to find out that such a corrupt path is not so easily changed. Mutiny, swashbucklers, and a beautiful bride make this high seas adventure an unforgettable one
Ace of Aces ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sculptor discovers after becoming a fighter pilot during World War I that he has an uncanny ability for blowing his enemy out of the sky. As a result, he changes from a sensitive artist to a bloodthirsty fighter. His future wife, who talked him into becoming a fighter pilot, no longer recognizes him. Highlights include great, early aerial dogfights
Tomorrow we live Inquest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tomorrow we live: Frenchman Jean Baptiste escapes to England after his village is overtaken by Nazis. To avenge his fellow countrymen, Jean is armed with information about a secret submarine base. Can he make it to his fellow patriots before the Nazis catch him?
Java Head ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this romantic melodrama about hypocrisy and prejudice an Englishman returns from a long sea voyage with a Chinese wife which causes scandal in Bristol England in the early 1800's
The heart of the matter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Scobie is a sympathetic Catholic police officer in 1940s Sierra Leone, who has more in common with the locals than he does with his fellow expats. Trapped in a loveless marriage, he sends his wife back to England for holiday and then promptly falls in love with another woman, leaving him prey to a blackmailer
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger ( Visual )
in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Then tragedy strikes when Mr. Murdstone weds David's mother and drives her to an early grave. Despised by his stepfather, the boy is forced to live in misery and poverty until he runs away to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. Charles Dickens's classic tale of growing up
Una Mujer se rebela ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pamela es una mujer inglesa de finales del siglo XIX que posee una ideas muy avanzadas para su época. Entre otras cosas, no piensa casarse, sino que desea desarrollarse como persona. Después de muchas dificultades para encontrar trabajo, finalmente encuentra un puesto en la típica revista de mujeres sobre cocina y trabajos del hogar. Cuando el editor se enferma, Pamela empieza a tratar temas como la igualdad, la atención a la infancia, los cuidados médicos y la búsqueda de empleo. Pronto se ve convertida en líder de un movimiento por estos temas, y además se deberá enfrentar a la difícil tarea de criar a un hijo sola, un escándolo para la sociedad
 
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English (78)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
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