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Currie, Finlay 1878-1968

Overview
Works: 91 works in 203 publications in 2 languages and 8,538 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Epic films  Religious films  Historical films  Romance films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Finlay Currie
 
Most widely held works by Finlay Currie
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

13 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

9 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy young Jew (Heston) and his family experiencing changing fortunes under Roman tyranny are affected by the life and teachings of a Nazarene named Jesus Christ
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
The three lives of Thomasina( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story between a veterinarian and a charmer who saves his daughter's cat in early 1900's Scotland
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer who threatens to thwart her carefully laid-out life plans
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
People will talk by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witchhunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relations with Mr. Shunderson
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Recording )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recorded performance of Shakespeare's play
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's boy hero rafts down the Mississippi river with slave Jim and meets a bogus king and duke
The edge of the world( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese presents this exquisite drama directed by Michael Powell. On a remote island off the coast of Scotland times are changing and as two young people plan to leave the island conflict and tragedy erupt
Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Jewish prince in the time of the Roman Empire and the emergence of Christianity who leads his people in a revolt against the Romans and suffers their punishment and a self-imposed exile before he learns to forgive
Hand in hand( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael is a little Roman Catholic boy and Rachel is a little Jewish girl. As the two become fast friends, they must learn for themselves, and then remind those who might doubt it, that one God watches over all
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A subversive and haunting retelling of the classic children's story. This Victorian Gothic version captures the menacing undertones of Lewis Carroll's story while poking fun at middle-class England
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
Monsters and madmen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atomic submarine: When the nuclear-powered submarine the Tiger Shark sets out to investigate a series of naval disasters near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds itself besieged by electrical storms, an unidentified floating saucer, and lots of hairy tentacles
The prisoner by Patrick McGoohan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An agent who has resigned from his country's secret service is taken prisoner and prevented from escaping the village that becomes his home. The Prisoner video companion (on side 2 of volume 9) answers some of the series' most pressing questions and serves as an excellent introduction to new viewers
The haunted strangler ; Corridors of blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted strangler: In this terrifying story, set against the sinister background of London in the gaslight days and reminiscent of the unsolved "Jack the Ripper" case, a number of young women are found brutally murdered
Essential classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Hur: Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
Corridors of blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1840s London, Dr. Thomas Bolton dares to dream the unthinkable: to operate on patients without causing pain. Unfortunately, the road to general anesthesia is blocked by a ruthless killer, as well as Bolton's devastating addiction to his own medicines
 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Finlay Currie acteur britannique

Finlay Currie attore scozzese

Finlay Currie British actor

Finlay Currie britisk skodespelar

Finlay Currie britisk skuespiller

Finlay Currie Brits acteur

Finlay Currie brittisk skådespelare

Finlay Currie schottischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Jefferson Currie, Finlay, 1878-1968

Jefferson, Finlay 1878-1968

Φίνλεϊ Κιούρι

فینالی کوری بازیگر بریتانیایی

フィンレイ・カリー

Languages
English (109)

German (2)

Covers
Ben-Hur : a tale of the ChristSir Walter Scott's IvanhoeThe comedy of errorsBilly LiarThe prisoner