WorldCat Identities

Rank, J. Arthur 1888-1972

Overview
Works: 71 works in 174 publications in 4 languages and 6,739 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Crime films  Religious films  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  Children's films  Nonfiction television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. Arthur Rank
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

24 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,772 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 )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and held by 1,215 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
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 496 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 )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 343 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
Bush Christmas by Lindy Batchelor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 153 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 Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 128 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 118 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 40 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 23 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
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver is an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and bullying Mr. Bumble. Homeless and hungry, he meets the Artful Dodger who brings him to the attention of Fagin, mastermind behind a gang of young thieves
The magic bow by Garo Khaĭrabedi︠a︡n( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes in the life of the volin virtuoso Paganini
Hue and cry by Charles Crichton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story follows a boy who becomes convinced that a major heist is being planned and executed through the pages of boys' weekly serial The Trump. Having been laughed out of the police station, he and the rest of his friends set about entrapping the culprits and exposing the plot."--Container
Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teacher is persecuted by his wicked uncle
The history of Mr. Polly by Anthony Pélissier( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 8 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
Classic war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Purple Plain: Squadron Commander Forrester is on a transport flight when his plane crashes. He and his passenger, Blore, attempt to trek through the jungle to safety with their injured navigator. Forrester is stern and hard after the loss of his wife earlier in the war, but his heart is softened by the kindness of a beautiful Burmese girl."-- Container
Saraband for dead lovers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tale of court romance a count falls in love with the unloved wife of a prince
A matter of life and death by Michael Powell( Visual )

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

During World War II, an English pilot survives a jump from his burning plane due to an angel's incompetence. Caught in a netherworld between heaven and earth, and in love with an American radio operator, he must plead his case before a heavenly tribunal
Mr. Rank; a study of J. Arthur Rank and British films by Alan Wood( Book )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Arthur Rank

J. Arthur Rank

J. Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank Brits filmproducent (1888-1972)

J. Arthur Rank britischer Filmproduzent

Joseph Arthur Rank

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

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