Robson, Mark 1913-1978
Most widely held works about Mark Robson
Most widely held works by Mark Robson
The inn of the sixth happiness ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and held by 976 libraries worldwide
Based on the true-life story of Gladys Aylward, an English missionary that led a group of children through war-torn China in the 1930's. Nominated for an Academy Award, Best Director.
Peyton Place ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets.
The bridges at Toko-ri ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 548 libraries worldwide
The masterful story of a war-weary World War II veteran who must leave his family to fight again.
Cat People The curse of the Cat People ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Cat People: A woman fears that an ancient curse will be transform her into a panther if aroused to passion, anger, or jealousy.
Valley of the dolls ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom.
Von Ryan's Express ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 libraries worldwide
American combat pilot Col. Joseph Ryan (Sinatra) is shot down over Nazi-controlled Italy and joins U.S. and English WWII troops in a prison camp during the summer of 1943. Given the insulting nickname "Von Ryan" because he initially seems more concerned with surviving than escaping, the colonel eventually leads Allied prisoners, as their new top ranking officer, in a daredevil race for freedom by commandeering an entire German freight train bound for Switzerland, with the Nazis in hot pursuit.
I walked with a zombie Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
I walked with a zombie: A young Canadian nurse comes to the West Indies to care for the wife of a plantation manager, who suffers from a strange catatonic condition.
From the terrace ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of a young man whose struggle for success threatens his personal happiness.
Earthquake ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there.
Isle of the dead Bedlam ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Isle of the dead: A group of strangers are all quarantined inside the same house after an outbreak of the plague.
Peyton Place ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
The story of coming of age in a small New England village whose peaceful facade hides love and passion, scandal and hypocrisy.
The Leopard Man The ghost ship ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
The Leopard Man (66 min.): A leopard escapes from a nightclub and proceeds to wreak havoc on the populace.
Von Ryan's Express L'express du Colonel Von Ryan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Ryan, an American POW, leads his fellow prisoners on a dangerous escape from the Germans in Italy. Having seemingly made errors of judgment, Ryan has to win the support of the mainly British soldiers he is commanding.
The seventh victim Shadows in the dark : The Val Lewton legacy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
The seventh victim: A young woman travels to New York City to search for her missing sister.
Champion ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous boxer pursues professional success & sexual gratification, at any cost.
The seventh victim ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
7th victim / Mary Gibson, a naive orphan, goes to Manhatten to find her missing sister Jacqueline. Her investigation leads her to Jacqueline's secret husband, and also to a strange cult of Diabolists who are also hunting Jacqueline.
The harder they fall ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Humphrey Bogart stars as a sportswriter who joins forces with a corrupt boxing promoter. Together, they scheme to deceive a clumsy, seven-foot giant into believing he has a shot at the heavyweight title.
The harder they fall ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Bogart plays a sportswriter who joins forces with a corrupt promoter. Together they manipulate the public and a boxer into believing he has a shot at the heavy-weight title.
The Val Lewton horror collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Val Lewton redefined the horror genre with low-budget, high box office films. Here are nine of his horror classics.
Lost command ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
After Lieutenant Colonel Pierre Raspeguy leads his defeated and humiliated French army out of Indochina, he learns that he's been relieved of all command. A French Countess finagles a new position for him in Algeria and he persuades two wartime buddies to join him in shaping up a rag-tag unit. Raspeguy is forced to confront an Arab terrorist and launches a bloody battle against Segal's rebel forces.
Air warfare Aylward, Gladys Bethlem Royal Hospital (London, England) Biographical films Blessing and cursing Body snatching California--Los Angeles California--Los Angeles--Hollywood China City and town life Drama England--London Feature films Feature films Female friendship Fiction films Fighter pilots Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Greece Historical films History Horror films Imaginary companions Islands Korean War (1950-1953) Lewton, Val Man-woman relationships Metamorphosis Missionaries Missions New Hampshire New York (State)--New York Psychiatric hospitals Quarantine Scotland--Edinburgh Shapeshifting United States Vampires Veterans Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voodooism War films War films West Indies World War (1939-1945) Zombie films Zombies
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