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Benson, Martin 1918-2010

Overview
Works: 31 works in 95 publications in 4 languages and 4,609 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Spy films  History  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Musical films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Benson
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

46 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[B]ased on the true story of Anna Leonowens, an English widow who comes to Bangkok in the 1860s to serve as governess to the many children of the King of Siam ... [T]he King is a magnetic and unforgettable figure. When Anna and the King get to know each other, it is mutual respect -- and the surprising lessons they learn from each other -- that leads to one of the most unusual and spellbinding friendships in musical history."--Container
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
The omen by Richard Donner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chilling suspense mystery, this riveting tale of the supernatural explores the Biblical prophecy of the warning which will foretell the coming of Armageddon. The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil will begin with the birth of the son of Satan-- in human form
The Hammer horror series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brides of Dracula: "Marianne is traveling to Eastern Europe from Paris for a teaching post. She gets stranded at an inn after her stagecoach mysteriously leaves her. She is persuaded to stay at Baroness Meinster's chateau. During her stay Marianne meets the Baroness's son who is chained to a wall. Feeling bad for the son, Marianne frees him, only to discover that he is a vampire. Luckily for her, Dr. Van Helsing is on his way to rescue Marianne and destroy the vampire."
Goldfinger by Ian Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve
Gorgo by Eugene Lourié( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enterprising Joe and Sam capture a 65-foot monster and bring it to London as a seaside carnival attraction. This proves to be a major mistake when Gorgo's mother comes in search of her baby and trashes London
Istanbul by Esen Isik( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventurer returning to title city to recover cache of gems, discovers his wife stll alive-now an amnesiac
The Hammer horror series : 8-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the King and I( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
Pickup alley( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. narcotics agent Charles Sturgis trails international dope smuggler Frank McNally by following his reluctant accomplice Gina Broger through the "pickup alleys" of New York, London, Lisbon, Rome, Naples and Athens
Arch of Triumph by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a glittering cast which includes Anthony Hopkins (THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS) and Donald Pleasance (HALLOWEEN), ARCH OF TRIUMPH is the tale of a Parisian romance unfolding on the cusp of World War II. Dr. Ravic (Hopkins) is a German citizen who has escaped the clutches of the Nazi's by fleeing to Paris. Not wanting to look conspicuous, the doctor disguises his true identity, and attempts to carry out his medical duties. However, one fateful night sees him come across Joan Madou (Lesley-Anne Down) as she attempts to kill herself by jumping from a bridge. Ravic prevents her from carrying out the act, and the couple soon begin a passionate romance. But both hide dark secrets from each other, leading to an explosive conclusion to this terse drama from director Waris Hussein
A shot in the dark by Blake Edwards( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr. Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate
The omen legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chilling true stories behind Hollywood's eeriest and most successful supernatural film series. Great moments from The Omen, Damien: Omen II, The Final Conflict and Omen IV: The Awakening
Le roi et moi by Walter Lang( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but challenges the country's traditions during her work
Battle beneath the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hammer horror : 8-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night creatures: "Captain Collier and his band of sailors show up to an English coastal town to investigate reports of 'marsh phantoms' who ride by night spreading terror to the town. The Captain suspects that the local reverend might be hiding something. Are the phantoms genuine or a cover for illegal smuggling activities? Who knows the truth about the curse of Captain Clegg?"
The Saint( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turkish Delight has a bitter taste for the Saint when he finds a lovely girl involved in an astutely planned museum robbery in Istanbul
The strange world of Planet X( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reckless British scientist refuses to stop his molecular experiments that upset the Earth's ionosphere. Cosmic rays turn people into crazed killers and create giant centipedes and grasshoppers! Meanwhile, the locals drink in a pub that has to close at 10 p.m.! "Mr. Smith," a friendly alien with a ray gun and a personl flying saucer, shows up to help out the foolish earthlings. Only research assistant Gilbert Graham and French computer expert Michelle know what's going on-- and Michelle gets stuck in a giant spider web!
Crise dans le désert( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozambique by Alfredo Mueche( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a deadly plane crash, an out-of-work American pilot accepts a mysterious job offer flying cargo between Lisbon and Mozambique, only to find himself embroiled in a deadly world of drug smuggling, kidnapping, and murder. Can he survive long enough to discover the criminal masterminds identity and escape with a sultry lounge singer from Mozambique?
 
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The Hammer horror series
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Martin Benson acteur britannique

Martin Benson britischer Schauspieler

Martin Benson britisk skodespelar

Martin Benson britisk skuespiller

Martin Benson Brits acteur

Martin Benson brittisk skådespelare

Martin Benson English actor

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