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Rank, J. Arthur 1888-1972

Overview
Works: 73 works in 186 publications in 4 languages and 6,888 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed plays  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Television programs  Crime films  Tragedies (Drama)  Religious films  War films 
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 )

27 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centres 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 2006 in English and held by 1,185 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 )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,085 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 502 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 500 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 )

5 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Anglican nuns runs into trouble when they try to start a hospital and a school in the Himalayas
Bush Christmas by Lindy Batchelor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 144 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 )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 134 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

Red ensign: David Barr conceives a radical new ship design to revolutionize the industry. He is ruthless in his determination to build 20 of the ships-- and an equally ruthless rival will stop at nothing to foil him
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
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Narra la aventura de un pequeño huérfano quien huye de su orfanato y conoce a un ladronzuelo en las calles de Londres. Gracias a este encuentro, Oliver conocerá al líder de los ladrones, y se convertirá en parte de su banda. Pero las consecuencias de tales actos lo llevarán a un camino siniestro y lleno de adversidades."--Envase
So well remembered( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 22 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivier's version of Hamlet, filmed on location at Elsinore in Denmark, won five Academy awards
Hue and cry by Charles Crichton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 16 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
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
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
The October man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash that also killed a friend's daughter, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt when a model that he has just met, and loaned money to, is found dead on the local common, and he has no alibi for the time she was killed. After intense police investigation, he himself begins to doubt whether he is innocent or not
Classic war( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 7 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
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
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
 
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The life and death of Colonel Blimp
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

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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

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