WorldCat Identities

Allan, Elizabeth 1908-1990

Works: 54 works in 140 publications in 3 languages and 3,552 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Television programs  Television adaptations  Romance films  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Allan
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Kang weik kang wei jie kek jie ke( Visual )

27 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigrant 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 )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and French and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families
Mark of the vampire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 143 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 118 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 )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A classic war film from the celebrated Ealing Studios. Depicts the nightmarish scenario of invasion, and illustrates how one industrious village risked everything to fend off their captors"--Container
Hollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 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 ; Corridors of blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corridors of blood: Set in the primitive hospitals of 19th century London, this recounts the story of the unfortunate Dr. Bolton, an early pioneer in anesthesiology, showing his gradual addiction to drugs and his dealings with grave robbers
The haunted strangler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 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
A woman rebels by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal drama of a courageous Victorian woman who challenges the establishment with her radical position on women's rights
Charles Dicken's A tale of two cities( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and held by 35 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
The great Mr. Handel( Visual )

in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the later stages of Handel's life, leading up to the composition of the oratorio Messiah
Men in white( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 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
Slave ship( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 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
The mark of the vampire( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Karell Borotyn appears to have been killed by Count Mora, a vampire believed to haunt the local village. Now his daughter Irena is the Count's next target. Enter Professor Zelen, an expert on vampires who's sent in to prevent her death. At the same time, secrets are revealed surrounding the circumstances of Sir Karell's death
Ace of aces( Visual )

3 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sculptor 'Rocky' Thorne is branded a coward by his fiancée Nancy Adams as the United States enters World War I. Rocky enlists into service and trains as an aviator to prove his worth to Nancy. Wounded during his first aerial engagement. Rocky's attitude towards the war changes and the heat of battle turns him into a cold-blooded killing machine."--Container
Burn on the hill : the story of the first 'Compleat Munroist' by Elizabeth Allan( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tomorrow we live ; Inquest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 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 7 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
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Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Allan actrice britannique

Elizabeth Allan attrice britannica

Elizabeth Allan britische Schauspielerin

Elizabeth Allan britisk skodespelar

Elizabeth Allan britisk skuespiller

Elizabeth Allan Brits acteur

Elizabeth Allan Brits actrice

Elizabeth Allan brittisk skådespelare

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Mark of the vampireHollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror