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Gainsborough Studios

Overview
Works: 116 works in 319 publications in 4 languages and 5,937 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Silent films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Video recordings for the hearing impaired 
Roles: Originator, Producer, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gainsborough Studios
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

68 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea
Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 342 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
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy virtue: A woman goes through a divorce and attempts to overcome the tarnished reputation that accompanies it
Pacific Heights by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This variation on the Jack-the-Ripper story is the first film to display many of the characteristics which scholars today point to as representative of the Hitchcockian style. In the film, the central character, called simply "The Lodger" (Ivor Novello), is caught in the trap of other peoples' suspicions. Because this lodger, who is renting a room in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bunting (Arthur Chesny and Marie Ault), seems mysterious, he is suspected of being the notorious "Avenger," a killer who has been stalking women in London and strangling them
Sabotage Lodger by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lodger: The central character, called simply "The Lodger", is caught in the trap of other peoples' suspicions. Because this lodger, who is renting a room in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bunting, seems mysterious, he is suspected of being the notorious "Avenger", a killer who has been stalking women in London and strangling them
The lady and the highwayman by Barbara Cartland( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeenth century adventure of an English aristocrat (Grant) who is forced to become a highwayman
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tale of treachery put both the Gainsborough melodrama and actor James Mason on the map. The star-to-be plays Lord Rohan, a cruel nobleman who marries the naive and sweet-natured Clarissa for the sole purpose of producing an heir; meanwhile, Clarissa's conniving best friend, Hesther, plots against her for her own nefarious ends. Set in England in the early 19th century
The wicked lady by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Lockwood devours the screen as a tightly wound seventeenth-century beauty with loose morals, who steals her best friend's wealthy fiance on the eve of their wedding. And that's only the beginning; there are no depths to which this sinful woman won't sink. James Mason costars as a highwayman with whom our anti-heroine becomes entangled
Madonna of the seven moons by Arthur Crabtree( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lurid tale of sex and psychosis is among the wildest of the Gainsborough melodramas. Set in Italy, it begins as a comparatively sedate tale about a respectable, convent-raised woman who is haunted by the memory of being raped as a teenager. But when her grown daughter returns from school, her life begins to unravel in monumentally surprising ways
Easy virtue by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman goes through a divorce and attempts to overcome the tarnished reputation that accompanies it
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
World War II movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Alfred Hitchcock premiere collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of feature films directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Three wicked melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madonna of the Seven Moons. A lurid tale of sex and psychosis is among the wildest of the Gainsborough melodramas. Set in Italy, it begins as a comparatively sedate tale about a respectable, convent-raises woman who is haunted by the memory of being raped as a teenager. But when her grown daughter returns from school, her life begins to unravel in monumentally surprising ways
Christopher Columbus by Richard A Boning( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic historical adventure telling the story of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus and his quest to discover America. Journeying first to Spain, Columbus seeks financial backing for his expedition to the West, and after six years, he is finally able to go. As he sets off in search of new land, his crew gradually become despondent and threatens a mutiny. Eventually they arrive on land and claim it for Spain. For now, Columbus is a hero, but how will his relationship with Spain conclude?"--Container
Downhill The farmer's wife( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farmer's wife: A middle-aged landowner who has been a widower for five years sets out to choose a wife from the unattached women in the neighborhood, considering himself a fine catch. He and his housekeeper make a list of eligible females, whom he then pursues
Chu Chin Chow by Frederic Norton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical retelling of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Penniless woodcutter Ali Baba finds himself wealthy when he discovers the secret treasure cave of the Forty Thieves, but soon finds he must contend with Abu Hasan, a thief posing as a Chinese mandarin in order to steal Ali Baba's riches. Wong plays the slave girl who must help Ali Baba in his adventure
Millions like us by Frank Launder( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating film portrayal of life on the Home Front at the height of the Second World War
We dive at dawn by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic World War II drama of a British submarine dueling a German battleship. Shows the personal problems and fears of the seamen and the stress involved in braving the ocean depths
 
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