WorldCat Identities

Rank, J. Arthur 1888-1972

Overview
Works: 68 works in 144 publications in 3 languages and 5,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  War films  Biography 
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 )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and held by 1,729 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 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and gratitude as a result of these events
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 504 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 )
9 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An IRA gunman, wounded and on the run in Belfast, is helped and hindered by a variety of people
Bush Christmas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their father's prize horse is stolen, five Australian children take off to capture the thieves. They lose the trail and get lost in the wilderness and must rely on their wits and each other if they are to return home in time to celebrate Christmas
Whisky galore! by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 116 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 34 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 20 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 )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 16 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 end
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olivier's version of Hamlet, filmed on location at Elsinore in Denmark, won five Academy awards
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
Hue and cry ( 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
The history of Mr. Polly by Anthony Pélissier ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 7 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
Odd man out Simya ŭi ch'ujŏkcha ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 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
Classic war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The One That Got Away: This is the dramatic true story of Franz Von Werra, the only German prisoner-of-war in Britain to escape and return to his homeland. During the Battle of Britain, his plane is hit and it plunges down onto British soil. Even though the pilot is captured, he is extremely confident and focused on his plan: to escape and return home against all the odds.!"--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
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
 
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Alternative Names
Rank, Arthur 1888-1972
Rank, J. Arthur, 1888-
Rank, J. Arthur 1888-1972
Rank, J. Arthur (Joseph Arthur), 1888-1972
Rank, J. Arthur (Joseph Arthur), Sir, 1888-1972
Rank, Joseph Arthur, Sir, 1888-1972
Languages
English (109)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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