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Rank, J. Arthur 1888-1972

Overview
Works: 71 works in 150 publications in 3 languages and 5,929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Comedy films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by J. Arthur Rank
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )
20 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers on the dilemma of a young ballerina torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )
8 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. A stirring masterpiece like no other. The indelible General Clive Candy barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942), only to see the world change irrevocably before his eyes. Blimp is both moving and slyly satirical, an incomparable film about war, love, and aging
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 501 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
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )
10 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny McQueen, leader of a clandestine Irish organization, has been hiding in the house of Kathleen and her mother, planning a hold-up that will provide his group with the funds needed to continue its activities. During the hold-up, things go sour: Johnny is wounded, cannot make it back to the hideout, and disappears in the back-alleys of Belfast. Immediately, a large-scale man-hunt is launched, and the city is tightly covered by the constabulary, whose chief is intent on capturing Johnny and the other members of the gang
Bush Christmas by Ralph Smart( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two children are heading home to Australia for Christmas. On their journey they encounter a group of thieves and they accidentally give them the information they need to steal their father's horses. The children then try to save the horses
Whisky galore! by Compton Mackenzie( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an English ship carrying 50,000 cases of whiskey wrecks off the coast of a tiny Scottish island that has ran out of "the water of life", Captain Waggett vows to defend the vessel against any looting efforts
Classic British thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The upturned glass: Married Dr. Michael Joyce falls in love with the mother of a young patient, whose husband is working abroad. They have agreed to end the affair when he is stunned to hear of her death in a mysterious fall
A run for your money ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Welsh mining brothers win tickets to a rugby match in London pitting England against Wales. Overzealous in their first trip to London, the brothers become separated from their group and then each other, and a newpaper gardening correspondent is given the task of locating the brothers for a human interest story
So well remembered ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dedicated news editor in a slum-ridden English mill town, whose marriage to the beautiful headstrong daughter of a corrupt mill owner is doomed, recalls the history of events and the powers of reform that took place from the end of one world war to the end of the next
The magic bow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episodes in the life of the volin virtuoso Paganini
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end. Includes original theatrical trailer
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy in which Hamlet, prince of Denmark, seeks to avenge the murder of his father by his father's brother
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young teacher is persecuted by his wicked uncle
Classic war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matter Of Life and Death: Squadron Leader Peter Carter is alone in a blazing plane. As he prepares himself for death he confides his innermost secrets to a radio operator. He survives and later meets the woman he spoke to and they fall in love. During a brain operation, he meets characters from another world, and his spirit is put on trial. The verdict will decide whether he will live or die."--Container
Hue and cry by Charles Crichton( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the police refuse to believe him, a British boy convinces his friends that a major heist is being planned through the pages of a boys' magazine
John Wesley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the life of John Wesley. Events and incidents were chosen to interpret his long struggle to find a satisfying experience of God and to demonstrate the extension of a ministry which came with deeper faith. This is not a complete biography of Wesley nor is it a history of the early Methodist church. Episodes were selected to help today's Christians find their hearts "strangly warmed" and their Christian faith made more vital
Saraband for dead lovers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this tale of court romance a count falls in love with the unloved wife of a prince
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )
3 editions published between 1947 and 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about five Anglican nuns who organize a convent school in an abandoned palace in the Himalayan mountains. They experience loneliness and ultimate failure in attempting to cope with ignorance, delinquency, cynicism, and human passions
The history of Mr. Polly by Anthony Pélissier( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humble draper's clerk, Polly is profoundly affected by a variety of personal relationships, most notably with colorful Uncle Jim and his nagging wife Miriam. Ultimately, he finds happiness in an even humbler pursuit than the drapery business
 
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Alternative Names
Rank, Arthur 1888-1972
Rank, J. Arthur 1888-
Rank, J. Arthur 1888-1972
Rank, J. Arthur 1888-1972 Sir
Rank, J. Arthur (Joseph Arthur), 1888-1972
Rank, J. Arthur (Joseph Arthur), Sir, 1888-1972
Rank, Joseph Arthur 1888-1972 Sir
Rank, Joseph Arthur, Sir, 1888-1972
Languages
English (114)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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