WorldCat Identities

Houston, Donald 1923-1991

Overview
Works: 57 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 2,022 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Donald Houston
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Spartan King Leonidis versus Persian king Xerxes, locked in a legendary battle pitting 300 brave Spartans against a Persian force twenty times that size. At stake: the course of Western civilisation as we know it! The 300 Spartans is an account of the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, in which the Spartan King Leonidis, played by Richard Egan, led a remarkably small number of men to victory over an invading Persian army led by evil King Xerxes that was about 20 times as large. This spectacular conflict gave the Grecians enough time to organize a force to ultimately repel the Persians, and thus changing the course of Western civilisation
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the Normandy invasion, June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the United States, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The longest day."
Room at the top by Jack Clayton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the story of a young man from a small English mill town who claws his way to the top. He sacrifices his true love and marries the daughter of the factory boss so he can get ahead
A run for your money( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 117 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
Hammer films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[These are the damned]: Two people stumble upon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children. Original British title, The damned
A study in terror by James Hill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack the Ripper is terrorizing London in the late 1800's, and the only man capable of solving the insidious crimes is the mastermind super-sleuth, Sherlock Holmes"--Container
Ealing Studios comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exclusive collection brings together five of Ealing Studios' greatest comedies. Each classic film has been newly remastered from pristine vault materials, many available for the first time ever in America
Hammer films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snorkel (1958): A young girl can't convince anyone her stepfather's a killer; Maniac (1962): A man finds himself in the middle of a strange mother/daughter threesome
Essential Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders
The viking queen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salina (Carita) assumes reign over ancient Britain and wants a peaceful existence under Roman domination, but falls for Justinian (Don Murray), the humane Roman Governor General. Octavian (Andrew Keir) starts cruelty and a terror campaign against Salina's people while Justinian is away. Salina must decide between her love for her people or for Justinian
Sherlock Holmes contre Jack l'éventreur = A study in terror by James Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in French and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Londres 1888, au coeur des bas-fonds de la capitale victorienne, tandis que les prostitués succombent une à une dans les griffes de Jack l'éventreur, le gouvernement impuissant fait appel à Sherlock Holmes pour stopper l'hémorragie. Pour le plus fin limier du royaume d'Angleterre et son éternel acolyte, le docteur Watson la partie s'annonce plus que difficile
The Bushbaby( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl and her treasured pet, a bushbaby, living in an African colony about to receive its independence
The complete doctor collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in St. Swithin's Hospital, it follows the antics, adventures and mishaps of a group of medical students and their quest to become doctors"--Container
Dance hall by Charles Crichton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodic tale of the encounters of four factory girls seeking romance at the local dance hall, where they spend all their leisure time
Danger man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no room for personal loyalties in the danger-fraught world of espionage. John Drake finds himself caught in the cross-currents of friendship and duty when he has to investigate allegations that an old colleague has become a traitor and, even worse, is forced to destroy his old friend's marriage
Danger man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris is not so gay for Danger Man John Drake when he goes to the French capital to investigate the disappearance of a British Embassy official
Tales that witness madness( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist attempts to justify his strange theories to a colleague while treating four patients in a mental asylum. Similar in style to Tales from the Crypt and Creepshow, this anthology features four short vignettes telling each patient's tale of madness
6 war movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beachhead: On a Japanese-occupied island during World War II, only two soldiers remain alive after a mission attempt goes horribly wrong. Trapped on the island, they must escort a scientist and his daughter to the other side of the island where their ship awaits. They must battle nature, hard terrain, and advancing Japanese troops
The maniac( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Beynat (Donald Houston) is imprisoned in a French criminal asylum for a brutal revenge-murder. Shortly after he escapes by killing a nurse, the Camargue district is terrorized by a fiendish maniac. Naturally, Beynat is the police's leading suspect. Meanwhile, his daughter, Eve (Nadia Gray) has fallen in love with Geoff Farrell (Kerwin Mathews), an American artist painting in the area. Eve's affair with Geoff leaves her stepdaughter, Annette (Liliane Brousse) bitter. The reign of terror continues, but then evidence is uncovered that suggests that Beynat may not be the murderer. When the maniac sets death-traps for Geoff and Annette, the police move to reveal his identity and to capture his secret accomplice
Clint Eastwood : triple feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kelly's heroes: They were goldbricks until they learned of the gold bricks -- a fortune in Nazi-confiscated bullion ripe for the taking!
 
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Room at the top
Alternative Names
Donald Houston acteur de cinéma et scénariste

Donald Houston actor

Donald Houston britisk skodespelar

Donald Houston britisk skuespiller

Donald Houston Brits acteur (1923-1991)

Donald Houston brittisk skådespelare

Donald Houston walisischer Schauspieler

Houston, Don 1923-1991

Houston, Donald Daniel 1923-1991

Дональд Хьюстон

ドナルド・ヒューストン

Languages
English (61)

French (3)

Covers
A study in terrorThe viking queen