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Wardour Films

Overview
Works: 36 works in 104 publications in 2 languages and 1,733 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Silent films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Thrillers (Television programs)  Film noir  Comedy films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wardour Films
Blackmail( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Easy virtue] "After divorcing an abusive husband, an innocent woman makes a valiant effort at beginning her life anew, but she cannot escape the incidents surrounding her past"--Container
Murder! by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diana Baring is an actress who is caught standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. Even worse, she has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself. Though she desperately tries to recall anything that can help clear the fog from her mind, her amnesia is complete, as is the evidence against her. She is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. Only one person believes she is innocent, but can he prove it in time to save her?"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock : the legend begins by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Ring] A silent film with musical soundtrack. A carnival fighter trys to make it as a professional to please his girlfriend
The farmer's wife by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged widower sets out to choose a wife from the unattached women in the neighborhood. He and his housekeeper make a list of eligible females, whom he then pursues with interesting consequences
The Manxman by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock's last silent film about two friends, a lawyer and a fisherman who fall in love with the same woman. She marries one, but she loves the other
The skin game : a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landed gentry defend family that is being evicted by tradespeople who have worked their way up from the lowest section of society
Juno and the paycock by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Juno and the paycock] "Set in Dublin during the Irish revolution. The story follows the troubles of a poor family, a lost inheritance, a betrayal that leads to murder, and an out-of-wedlock pregnancy."--Container
Round about Hollywood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short travelogue depicts snippets of locations in Hollywood, California, most of them as seen from the streets. Considerable time is taken showing the kinds of architecture of private homes. There are images of various important buildings, and a depiction of the Hollywood Bowl. Finally, there is a sequence revolving around the premiere of the film Dirigible (1931) at the famed Chinese Theater
Tarzan the fearless by Robert Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally a serial, the first chapters of Tarzan the Fearless were edited together into this feature film. Tarzan wrestles lions and other beasts, thwarts human evil-doers, and falls in love"--Insert
Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a young woman accidentally kills a man in self-defense, she finds herself the target of a blackmail scheme
Juno and the paycock ; Blackmail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno and the paycock: Set in Dublin during the Irish revolution, the story follows the troubles of a poor family, a lost inheritance, a betrayal that leads to murder, and an out-of-wedlock pregnancy. Blackmail: The girlfriend of a Scotland Yard detective kills an artist who has tried to rape her. The detective is assigned to the murder case, unaware that his girlfriend is both the killer and a victim of a blackmailer
The phantom of the Moulin Rouge( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's spirit is separated from his body by a doctor, and runs rampant in Paris. When the police find the man's corpse and decide to do an autopsy, the man's spirit must race back to its body to prevent this from happening
The Informer by John Ford( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extremely rare British version of the classic film about a man who in a fit of jealousy informs on a friend and ultimately causes his death
Alfred Hitchcock, the Early Years: Murder( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diana Baring is an actress who is caught standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. Even worse, she has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself. Though she desperately tries to recall anything that can help clear the fog from her mind, her amnesia is complete, as is the evidence against her. She is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. Only one person believes she is innocent, but can he prove it in time to save her?"--Container
The open road( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude Friese-Greene, a pioneer of color cinematography, set out from Cornwall with the aim of creating "a pictorial record of a motor tour from Land's End to John O'Groats." The resulting work, The Open Road, was filmed as 26 episodes to be shown weekly in cinemas. The Open Road is a fascinating portrait of inter-war Britain, in which town and country, people and landscapes are captured as never before in a truly unique and rich color palate. The BFI's National Film and Television Archive presents highlights of the travelogue assembled from the unedited original negatives
Rich and strange by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The sorcerer's apprentice] An innocent boy becomes the pawn in a deadly circus game gone awry
Tarzan, King of the jungle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tarzan helps a young woman search for her father. A feature version of a 12-chapter serial) chiefly the first four chapters
Down upon the Suwannee River = Way down upon the Swanee River( Visual )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dr. William Ruble, whose atheism earns him the dislike of the townspeople of Fairburn, elopes with Mary Norwood. Davis Norwood, Mary's father, is infuriated by this, and with the help of a gang of thugs, drags Mary back to his house and the church. Norwood's son Robert is addicted to gambling and steals money for his habit from his parents. Ruble wins the cash back for him but is caught trying to replace the money by Norwood who accuses him of theft. Robert does not explain the situation and Ruble leaves town. While he is away on a fishing boat, Mary gives birth to a son and she is disowned by her family. This disgrace drives her to attempt suicide. An elderly African American helper of Ruble rescues her. Ruble returns to Mary and the church and all are reconciled
Champagne by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A millionaire tries to teach his daughter a lesson by telling her that he has been ruined, to save her from the man with whom she is planning to elope
Ricatto Fiamma d'amore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ricatto: nella Londra degli anni venti, la giovane Alice White uccide un pittore che stava tentando di usarle violenza. Frank Weber, suo fidanzato e detective di Scotland Yard, ne arriva a scoprire la colpevolezza; ma al delitto ha assistito anche un delinquente che inizia a ricattare la ragazza... -- Fiamma d'amore: gli Hillcrests e gli Hornblower sono due ricche famiglie inglesi, rivali fra loro. I primi sono proprietari terrieri, esponenti di un' aristocrazia legata ai valori tradizionali del lavoro; i secondi, invece, rappresentano le classi emergenti, industriali arricchiti pronti a tutto. Di fronte all'arrivismo del capostipite degli Hornbowler, pronto a sfrattare povera gente per costruire fabbriche sui loro terreni, gli Hillcrests decidono di rivelare un segreto in cui è coinvolta la nuora dello speculatore
 
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