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Swinburne, Nora 1902-2000

Overview
Works: 35 works in 103 publications in 5 languages and 1,527 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  War films  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nora Swinburne
Rumer Godden's The river by Jean Renoir( Visual )

54 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the holy Bengal River in India, around which their daily lives unfold. Harriet lives in a house overlooking the river with her English family. One day, a young American arrives at the home of his cousin, Mr. John, a widower who lives next door to Harriet's family. The young man becomes the focus of attention for Harriet, her older friend Valerie, and for Mr. John's half-Indian daughter Melanie
Helen of Troy by John Twist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad's story of the Trojan War told from the Trojans viewpoint. This epic film from 1956 was directed by Robert Wise
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 137 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
Christopher Columbus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this time-honored classic, Frederic March gives an epic performance as Christopher Columbus, the world's most daring explorer! Follow Columbus' journey as he battles mutiny, exhaustion and desperation on his way to discovering the new world
The veil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten horror stories hosted by legendary horror actor Boris Karloff
Fanny by gaslight by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is relentlessly pursued by an evil lord who kills her father in a fight, then attempts to ruin her happiness when she falls in love with a young political advisor
Helen of Troy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of the Trojan War told from the Trojans viewpoint. Arrows rain death. Soldiers clamber up stone walls. Swords clang, fires rage. Yet the waves of combatants storming Troy are repelled. To defeat the undefeatable ultimately requires brains more than brawn. So, feigning retreat, the Greeks offer a gift: a mammoth wooden horse secretly housing their fighting men
Interlude( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stefan Zelter is a tempermental and arrogant conductor whose wife and childrens seem to be an afterthought in his turbulent life. When a young journalist approaches him for an interview, she draws more out of him than he expects and they begin a tentative affair. As their relationship matures, she becomes disenchanted as Stefan's career and family place increasing pressures on their time together
Jean Renoir's production of Rumer Godden's The river( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In postwar India, three adolescent girls develop competing crushes on a young American veteran who lost a leg in combat. As their romances and rivalries deepen, the background of the Indian society, culture and environment influences all their personalities in subtle and symbolic ways
Dinner at the Ritz( Visual )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beautiful Annabella stars as the grieving daughter of a murdered Parisian banker, and vows to find his killer. All the suspects happen to be her father's colleagues. An early David Niven displays all his unique charms at light-drama, in helping to solve this whodunit!"--Container
The veil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ten complete episodes of horror stories hosted by legendary horror actor Boris Karloff, made in 1958
River by Jean Renoir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans la région de Calcutta, au Bengale, une famille d'expatriés britanniques vit sur les bords du fleuve sacré où le père dirige une presse à jute. Sa fille aînée, Harriet, une jeune adolescente romantique, partage ses loisirs avec Valérie, la fille unique d'un riche propriétaire. Toutes deux sont amies avec leur voisine Mélanie, née de père anglais et de mère indienne. Un jour d'automne arrive le capitaine John. Les trois jeunes filles ne tardent pas à tomber amoureuse de cet étranger ..." (Jaquette)
The river( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the holy Bengal River in India, around which their daily lives unfold. Harriet lives in a house overlooking the river with her English family. One day, a young American arrives at the home of his cousin, Mr. John, a widower who lives next door to Harriet's family. The young man becomes the focus of attention for Harriet, her older friend Valerie, and for Mr. John's half-Indian daughter Melanie
Quartet by Ken Annakin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The facts of life" charts the rise and fall of a young man gambling in Monte Carlo. In "The alien corn", a young man whose disapproving parents are horrified by his plans to become a professional pianist. They send him away to learn, hoping he will not be good enough. "The kite" tells of a husband's passion for kite-flying and the martial strife he encounters when his wife wishes him to give up his hobby. "The colonel's lady" depicts a colonel's disbelief at a passionate book written by his wife
El Río La chienne by Jean Renoir( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bad Lord Byron( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notorious life and loves of the poet Lord Byron. As part of a mock trial we discover his transgressions in a series of flashbacks
El Río( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de una joven perteneciente a una familia inglesa que vive en la India posterior a la guerra. Allí conocerá el amor por primera vez, la pérdida y todas las emociones propias de la bella y dura adolescencia
The veil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The legendary actor Boris Karloff hosts this 10 episode TV anthology horror series. Starring in 9 of the episodes, Karloff fans will be treated to a very special horror collection of ghostly tales and psychic phenomena."--Container
Der Strom the river( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drei heranwachsende Mädchen in einer kleinen britischen Gemeinde am Ganges erleben, jede auf ihre Art, die erste Liebe zu einem kriegsverletzten Offizier, der am Ende abreist, ohne sich für eine von ihnen zu entscheiden. Ein poetisches Werk, dessen hervorragende Kameraarbeit den Strom als ein Symbol des Lebens in die dramatische Handlung einbezieht. Satyajit Ray, der bei den Dreharbeiten assistierte, wurde durch den Stil Renoirs in seiner eigenen Arbeit beeinflußt
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Johnson, Elinor 1902-2000

Johnson, Elinore 1902-2000

Johnson, Elnora B. 1902-2000

Nora Swinburne actrice britannique

Nora Swinburne attrice inglese

Nora Swinburne britische Schauspielerin

Nora Swinburne British actress

Nora Swinburne britisk skodespelar

Nora Swinburne britisk skuespiller

Nora Swinburne Brits acteur

Nora Swinburne Brits actrice

Nora Swinburne brittisk skådespelare

Swinburne, Norah 1902-2000

Суинбёрн, Нора

نورا سوینبورن بازیگر بریتانیایی

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