WorldCat Identities

Houston, Donald 1923-1991

Overview
Works: 58 works in 115 publications in 2 languages and 2,038 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 Undetermined and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 5th-century B.C., King Leonidas of Sparta has only his 300 bodyguards to stand with him against an invasion by the 60,000 men of the Persian army. Their heroic stand against the invasion gives the other Greek city-states time to organize a large fighting force and ultimately defeat the Persians
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 599 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 )

10 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious young clerk sacrifices love and important values to get to the top in this dark look at the class structure in Britain
A run for your money( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 121 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 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Never take candy from a stranger]: A small town is terrorized by an elderly child molester
A study in terror by James Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 69 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 47 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 17 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
War heroes collection : Kelly's heroes ; Where eagles dare ; The Hanoi Hilton ; Samuel Fuller's The big red one( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where eagles dare: An American general is shot down over Germany during WWII and captured. Unknown to the Germans, he has full knowledge of the D-Day operation. British Intelligence puts together a team to rescue him, but an American is in the squad for reasons unknown
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
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
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
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
Hammer films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958): Baron Frankenstein is saved from the guillotine by his devoted dwarf Fritz, and when they move to Carlsbruck he becomes known as the celebrated Dr. Stein and begins his gruesome experiments, this time transplanting Fritz's brain into his latest creation, a normal healthy body
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
 
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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 pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

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

唐納德·休士頓

Languages
English (63)

French (4)

Covers
A study in terrorThe viking queenWar heroes collection : Kelly's heroes ; Where eagles dare ; The Hanoi Hilton ; Samuel Fuller's The big red one