WorldCat Identities

Allan, Elizabeth 1908-1990

Overview
Works: 58 works in 140 publications in 6 languages and 3,785 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bildungsromans  Melodrama  Biography  War films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.85, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Allan
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Allan
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,384 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 )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Parisian courtesan and a young law student fall in love and forsake their former lives
The personal history, adventures, experience, & observation of David Copperfield the younger by George Cukor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle, widowed mother and his loving nurse, Pegotty. However when tragedy strikes he is forced to throw himself upon the mercy of his eccentric aunt. His adventures introduce us to every stratum of colourful Victorian society and is captured for posterity by this delightful film
Mark of the vampire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 150 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 117 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
The haunted strangler ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 106 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
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 87 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
Hollywood legends of horror 6 masterworks of terror ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 62 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
Charles Dicken's A tale of two cities ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Chinese and held by 46 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 )
6 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 40 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 23 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 17 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 15 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
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 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corridors of blood ; The haunted strangler ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 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
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
Ace of Aces ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and held by 8 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 8 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?
The heart of the matter by George More O'Ferrall ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 6 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
Historia de dos ciudades ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En los primeros días de la Revolución Francesa, un abogado inglés viaja a París donde conoce a una mujer de la que se enamora
 
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Languages
English (77)
Spanish (7)
German (4)
French (3)
Scots (1)
Chinese (1)
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