WorldCat Identities

Wardour Films

Overview
Works: 34 works in 87 publications in 2 languages and 1,604 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Motion pictures  Silent films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wardour Films
Murder! by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
10 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and held by 296 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
Blackmail Erpressung ; Easy virtue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 293 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
The farmer's wife by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
3 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 197 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
Number seventeen by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 196 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 Manxman by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 194 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
Juno and the paycock ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 155 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
The skin game a talking film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Landed gentry defend family that is being evicted by trades people who have worked their way up from the lowest section of society
Tarzan the fearless by Robert Hill( Visual )
11 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan helps a young woman search for her father
Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
3 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Easy virtue: A melodrama in which Larita is an unhappily married socialite with a lover. When her husband discovers her infidelity, they divorce and she is marked as a woman of loose morals. Her reputation is not enhanced by her marriage to a younger man whose family disapproves
Round about Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 16 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
The informer ( 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
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 skin game by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 6 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
The open road a cinematic postcard of Britain in the 1920s ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 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
Blackmail ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A girl stabs an artist who has tried to rape her and her police detective boyfriend conceals her guilt. Victimized by a blackmailer, they call his bluff, and after a chase through the British Museum, he falls to his death from a roof
Alfred Hitchcock, The Early Years: Murder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 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
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
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
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
The case of the missing coffins = The Scotland Yard mystery = The living dead ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An insurance scam is worked by a scientist who makes men seem to have died when in fact they only appear to be dead
 
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English (72)
Italian (1)