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Hurst, Brian Desmond

Overview
Works: 64 works in 225 publications in 4 languages and 2,939 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Christmas stories  History  Christmas films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Desmond Hurst
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic Dickens story about a bitter old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1951 and 1993 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, a despicable miser is visited by three spirits who show him visions of Christmases past, present, and future. He is totally changed by these experiences and becomes cheerful and benevolent
Scrooge by Henry Edwards ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic Dickens story about a bitter old man who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Filming T.E. Lawrence : Korda's lost epics by Miles Malleson ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors have access to 2 of the screenplays for Korda's proposed film of T.E. Lawrence's life. Exploring this screenplay, they offer a valuable new understanding of the role of the British film industry in the life of the nation
Malta story by Brian Desmond Hurst ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War II pilot photographer, is forced to land in Malta. There he finds himself attached to the local regiment struggling to holdout against the Axis
The Playboy of the western world by J. M Synge ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synge's comedic story of an Irish farm boy who bashes his tyrannical father in the head, leaving him in a potato field to become a celebrity until his father's ghost appears
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ghost story
The lion has wings by Michael Powell ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary style feature film that portrays Great Britain's entry into World War II and highlights the strength of the Royal Air Force
Tom Brown's schooldays ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the adventures of a young English boy at Rugby School in the early nineteenth century
Simba ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A semi-documentary melodrama filmed in part in Kenya. A young Englishman whose brother has been murdered by Mau Mau terrorists overcomes his hatred of Negroes after a native physician sacrifices his life to prevent the massacre of a group of white colonists
Theirs is the glory by Brian Desmond Hurst ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reconstructie van de deelname van de parachutisten van de Britse 1e Luchtlandingsdivisie aan de Slag om Arnhem door nagespeelde scènes en historische opnames
Dangerous moonlight by Brian Desmond Hurst ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carole and Stefan meet during an air raid in Warsaw. She is an American journalist and he is a Polish flyer, seeking refreshment in the music which is his real life. They realize the attraction between them but they are soon separated. After the fall of Poland, Stefan escapes to America where he is reunited with Carole and they marry. He continues his career as a pianist in concerts for Polish relief. He learns squadrons are forming in England and answers the call despite Carole's objections. In the Battle of Britain, he fights valiantly and crashes, losing his nerve and music. She restores him to himself
The black tent ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the final, grim days of the mid-1942 British Retreat through Libya, a young British Army officer Captain David Holland was posted as missing and later presumed dead. His country mansion and great estates in England are inherited by his younger brother Charles. Evidence emerges that David may still be alive, so Charles sets out in search of his older brother, only to uncover the great mystery of David's life, love and ultimate honor. Filmed on location in Libya this classic tale of post war heroism provides an interesting and timely glimpse into the Bedouin culture and the struggle to reconcile life after the war"--Publisher's website
British war collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The way to the stars: A group of World War II pilots experience life, love and loss. Sea of sand: A detachment of British soldiers must penetrate enemy lines in North Africa and knock out a German fuel dump. The Malta story: A World War II pilot, forced to land in Malta, attaches himself to a local regiment in their struggle to hold out against the Axis. Above us the waves: Britain's heroic attempt to sink a German battleship in a Norwegian fjord
River of unrest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loyalties conflict in Ireland prior to the Treaty of 1922
Le lion a des ailes by Michael Powell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le film commence avec un documentaire sur la situation au moment de la déclaration de guerre, contrastant une Allemagne de fer, armée et unie sous l'emprise d'un fou fanatique avec une Grande-Bretagne et ses villages paisibles et dorés. C'est aussi le tableau de la vie quotidienne des femmes et des hommes britanniques qui se préparnet à tout sacrifier pour leur liberté
Scrooge ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story the tight-fisted curmeudgeon Scrooge, who treats all men with contempt and all kindness as "humbug."
Hungry Hill by Brian Desmond Hurst ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and loves of a wealthy Irish family and the making of their mining dynasty built on generations of treachery
Playboy of the western world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cynical tale of how the real is rarely what men think it is, and how we will even invest murder with romantic illusions. Shows the deadly effects of a lie, and the readiness of men to be deceived
Historia de Malta = Malta story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1942, durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, Malta es bombardeada por la aviación alemana. La isla de Malta es un objetivo prioritario para poder mantener las líneas de suministro aliadas abiertas. En este escenario nace el romance entre un piloto, que es profesor universitario, y una muchacha maltesa
 
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Alternative Names
Desmond-Hurst, Brian
Languages
English (170)
Spanish (3)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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