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Francis, Freddie 1917-2007

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Most widely held works by Freddie Francis
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1863 - La Guerre de Sécession ravage les Etats-Unis. Le jeune Robert Gould Shaw est promu colonel du premier régiment de soldats noirs, engagés volontaires dans une guerre qu'ils croient être la leur. Ils se trompent. Assignés à des tâches subalternes, méprisés par leurs officiers, ils se révoltent, Shaw à leur tête, pour partir au feu. Volontaires pour partir à l'assaut de l'imprenable Fort Wagner, ces héros paieront le prix fort pour leur dignité retrouvée (d'après la jaquette)
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacLachlan is Paul Atreides, son of Duke Leto, who struggles with the native inhabitants of the dry planet Arrakis (Dune) to overthrow the terrible Baron Barkonnen and his family and control the special product of the planet, a mind-altering spice produced by giant sand worms
Cape fear by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a convicted rapist who is using mostly his newfound knowledge of the law and its numerous loopholes to seek vengeance against a former public defender whom he blames for his 14-year imprisonment due to purposefully faulty defense tactics used during his trial
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and French and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Woodruff is ostracized by Victorian society and is abandoned by her French lieutenant lover. Charles Smithson discovers Sarah and resolves to unravel the mystery of her clandestine past
The innocents by Jack Clayton( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Angleterre, fin du XIXe. Miss Giddens, engagée pour assurer l'éducation de Flora et Miles, arrive au vieux manoir de Bly. Les enfants, charmants au premier abord, manifestent bientôt un comportement étrange. Miss Giddens ne tarde pas à découvrir que la précédente gouvernante et l'ancien intendant sont morts dans de mystérieuses circonstances." (Source : jaquette)
School ties by Robert Mandel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jewish boy goes to an elite prep school in the 1950's and hides his religion until a jealous bigot forces it out in the open
The innocents( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah Kerr stars as an emotionally fragile governess who comes to suspect that there is something very, very wrong with her precocious new charges. A psychosexually intensified adaptation of Henry James's classic The Turn of the Screw, co-written by Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) and directed by Jack Clayton (Room at the Top)
The French lieutenant's woman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : Londres, 1884. Un jeune et brillant chirurgien, Treves rencontre dans le spectacle d'un cirque victorien un homme si hideusement déformé qu'il est condamné à vivre la vie dégradante de phénomène de foire. il s'agit de John Merrick, connu des publics de cirque dans tout le pays comme "L'homme éléphant". Bien que Merrick ne puisse être guéri, Treves se bat pour le délivrer de la misère de son environnement, et pour lui donner une vie digne et confortable
Dracula has risen from the grave by Freddie Francis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young niece his bride
Room at the top by Jack Clayton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the story of a young man from a small English mill town who claws his way to the top. He sacrifices his true love and marries the daughter of the factory boss so he can get ahead
The Hammer horror series( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 159 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."
Princess Caraboo : a true story by Michael Austin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious, but irresistibly charming young woman dressed in strange clothes and speaking no English is taken for a foreign princess by English high society. Is she a royal treasure or a royal imposter?
Time without pity by Joseph Losey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic, long-absent father has one day to prove his child is not a killer
Tales from the crypt( Visual )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vault of horror: Five unsuspecting hotel guests step out of an elevator into a vault deep underground. Trapped with no way out, each guest shares a gruesome story of an encounter with death. But as the stories unfold, the men begin to suspect that their presence in the vault is no coincidence, and they may have already found that the only way out is death
Trog( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild half-man, half-ape emerges from his countryside cave. People call him Trog, short for a prehistoric cave dweller called a troglodyte. To anthropologist Dr. Brockton, he's the scientific discovery of the age. To others, he's walking death. A grocer is impaled on a meat hook, a car is tossed aside like a twig, a child is kidnapped-- all after local resident Sam Murdock prods the brute into a blind rampage
Hammer horror( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curse of Frankenstein (1957): "Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face -- and a tendency to kill."--Container
The Skull by John Pegington( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Skull introduces us to Dr. Christopher Maitland, a collector of the occult. When he is given the opportunity to purchase one of the infamous Marquis de Sade, he leaps at the chance. What he doesn't know is that his friend, Matthew Phillips is the former owner of the skull, and quite happy to be rid of it. Possession of The Skull leads to a terrifying series of nightmarish events for Dr. Maitland as he tries to keep control of his life." --
The plot to kill Hitler by Lawrence Schiller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 20, 1944. In the waning days of Nazi Germany, a group of senior army officers led by suave aristocrat Col. Claus von Stauffenberg risks all to save what's left of their war-torn nation. Their goal is to kill Adolf Hitler during a strategy meeting at his Wolfsschanze. The idea grew out of the Third Reich's Operation Valkyrie emergency plan. If successful, this might have changed the bloody outcome of World War II
The Straight story by David Lynch( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin Straight, soixante-treize ans, apprend que son frère Lyle, qu'il n'a pas vu depuis dix ans, vient d'avoir une attaque. Il décide d'aller lui rendre visite, à l'autre bout des Etats-Unis. Alvin marche avec deux cannes, n'a pas le permis et déteste se laisser conduire. Il choisit donc d'y aller en tondeuse à gazon, et il entreprend un périple qui durera six semaines
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Cape fearDracula has risen from the graveRoom at the topThe Hammer horror seriesTrogHammer horrorThe plot to kill Hitler
Alternative Names
Barnett, Ken

Barnett, Ken 1917-2007

Francis, Fred

Francis, Fred 1917-2007

Francis, Freddie.

Francis, Freddy

Francis, Freddy 1917-2007

Francis, Frederick

Francis, Frederick 1917-2007

Francis, Frederick William

Francis, Frederick William 1917-2007

Freddie Francis Brits director of photography (1917-2007)

Freddie Francis Cinematographer, film director

Freddie Francis direttore della fotografia e regista britannico

Šablon:Freddie Francis

Фрэнсис, Фредди

פרדי פרנסיס

فردی فرانسیس

프란시스, 프레디 1917-2007