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Dighton, John 1909-1989

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Most widely held works by John Dighton
Roman Holiday by William Wyler( Visual )

75 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

38 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performaces, playing all eight relatives
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

22 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lab assistant invents a miracle fibre that can be woven into an indestructible fabric
The devil's disciple by David Jones( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dick Dudgeon learns his father was executed by the British for treason at the onset of the Revolutionary War, he steals the body for a proper burial, ignoring the pleas of his friend, Minister Anthony Anderson who's a peace-loving person who ends up becoming a belligerent firebrand of a rebel trying to save Dudgeon's life
Kind hearts and coronets : with Alec Guinness : directed by Robert Hamer by Robert Hamer( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
The happiest days of your life, a farce in three acts by John Dighton( Book )

10 editions published between 1071 and 1971 in English and Afrikaans and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

23 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snug little Bromley End seemed safe from World War II, and the villagers welcomed the lorry loads of Royal Engineers rolling into their quiet green acres. They didn't know they were disguised German parachutists installing radar apparatus to disrupt Britain's entire network. Nor did they suspect their community leader was a traitor
The swan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy princess's head tells her to wed a worldly Crown Prince, but her heart is drawn to a dashing commoner. Garbed in dreamy Helen Rose gowns, surrounded by Mittel-European opulence, the leading lady dances, duels, flirts, falls in love and makes even the most jaded moviegoer want to believe in fairy tales
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
The Happiest days of your life by Frank Launder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic broadside against the English educational system. This unrestrained romp tells of a boys' school and a girls' school accidentally billeted together and the inspired anarchy that results when the droll headmaster and the iron-willed headmistress clash
Man alive; an unlikely story in three acts by John Dighton( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman holiday: Special Collectors Edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess on an official visit to Rome slips away without notice and falls in love with a newspaperman
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' tale of a young man's struggle to protect his family from their scheming uncle and a cruel world
Vacances romaines by William Wyler( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Who goes there! A comedy by John Dighton( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1952 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vacaciones en Roma( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una princesa está decidida a descubrir Roma a su aire. En su camino, se cruza un periodista que, en espera de conseguir una exclusiva, finge no reconocer su verdadera identidad. Pero su plan falla cuando se enamora
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afin de reconquérir son titre de noblesse, Louis d'Ascoyne Mazzini, renié par sa famille, décide de se venger de ceux qui l'ont écarté. Mourront tour à tour sept personnes. Tout irait pour le mieux s'il n'était pas arreté pour un meurtre qu'il n'a pas commis
Ein Herz und eine Krone( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantische Liebesgeschichte zwischen einer Prinzessin und einem amerikanischen Reporter im Rom der 50er Jahre. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films
L'homme au complet blanc by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney est un inventeur de génie extravagant. Avec l'aide de la fille de son patron, un magnat du textile, il met au point un tissu inusable. Mais le patronat soucieux de préserver ses profits, et les syndicats par crainte des répercussions sociales, s'opposent à ce projet
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teacher is persecuted by his wicked uncle
 
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Kind hearts and coronets
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John Dighton britischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

John Dighton Brits scenarioschrijver (1909-1989)

John Dighton guionista británico

John Dighton scénariste britannique

Дайтон, Джон

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