WorldCat Identities

Asquith, Anthony 1902-1968

Overview
Works: 210 works in 841 publications in 5 languages and 8,411 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  War films  Nonfiction films  Silent films  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Interviewee, Author, Restager , fmd, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, Conductor, reg, tld, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

124 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

103 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving drama about an aging English schoolmaster who comes to grips with his personal and professional failures
A cottage on Dartmoor by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

20 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tense, shocking thriller that evokes the early films of Alfred Hitchcock and the masterworks of Russian and German silent cinema. It opens with the escape of a prisoner from Dartmoor prison, and flashes back to show how a love triangle led him to jail. A perfect companion to Dartmoor is Silent Britain, a feature-length documentary of the golden age of British filmmaking. The first documentary to celebrate the visionary filmmakers and the unsung stars of Britain's own Cinema, Silent Britain is fully illustrated throughout with film clips, from a British comedy in 1898 to Britain's first talkie in 1929
The V.I.P.s by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elite passengers waiting for London-to-U.S. flights get fogged in, and have to deal with their problems rather than run from them
An evening with the Royal Ballet by Anthony Havelock-Allan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents excerpts from the classical ballets Le Corsaire, La Valse, Aurora's wedding from Sleeping Beauty, and Les Sylphides
The yellow Rolls-Royce by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, intrigue, adventure, love-- everything happens in the yellow Rolls-Royce, a luxury automobile that ties together three stories as it passes from owner to owner. In the first, an aristocrat with a penchant for the racetrack discovers his wife has a penchant for backseat amour. Then a moll takes a spin down lover's lane in the Rolls while her mobster boyfriend is busy rubbing out the competition. Finally, an imperious widow purchases the car and drives straight into danger as she helps an anti-fascist escape the Nazis
Insight( Visual )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study on the work of Anthony Asquith, interview with, setting up and shooting a scene, and excerpts of his earlier films, with interviews with players who have worked with him
Rush hour( Visual )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Britain's workers coping with the British transport system and social amenities during a typical rush hour, urging shoppers to use transport at other times of the day. A 1941 British Public Information short film made by the wartime Ministry of Information, and designed to pass on an important message to cinemagoers in a humorous manner
We dive at dawn by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

46 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic World War II drama of a British submarine dueling a German battleship. Shows the personal problems and fears of the seamen and the stress involved in braving the ocean depths
The Winslow boy by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A barrister defends a naval cadet accused of stealing a postal money-order
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful, spoiled heiress has everything money can buy except a husband. After a disastrous first marriage, she sets her sights on a dedicated, but poor Indian doctor
World War II movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
The way to the stars by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

26 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a British airfield and the men stationed there, focusing mainly on personal relationships in wartime
Cottage to let by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wartime cottage on a Scottish estate becomes a focus of attention when not only the new tenant but a London evacuee and a downed fighter pilot all move in. The interest may not be unconnected with the fact that the landowner is also a key British military scientist. For a start, the butler is obviously a Scotland Yard flatfoot. Several of the people staying at the cottage are actually spies who plan to kidnap the scientist
Fanny by gaslight by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the nineteenth century, Fanny, the illegitimate daughter of a British Cabinet Minister, begins a new life as a lady's maid in the household of her real father. She eventually learns the truth of her parentage and develops a strong bond with her father. This is shattered when his wife learns of it and threatens to publicly disgrace him. Fanny is in danger of losing him, but also of finding herself with another man in her life. His noble birth and her apparent lack of it put obstacles in the path of their romance, but will true love triumph?"--Container
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Martha and George are a bitter aging couple who, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other
Save your legs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When cricket obsessed Teddy Brown realizes his mates are growing up and moving on, he leads them and his D-Grade team on an audacious tour of India, where stumps fly, friendships fray and Ted learns that it's time to start playing shots for himself
The Browning version( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andrew Crocker-Harris, an embittered, middle-aged schoolmaster ... begins to feel that his life has been a failure. Diminished by poor health, a crumbling marriage, and the derision of his pupils, the once brilliant scholar is compelled to reexamine his life when a young student offers an unexpected gesture of kindness. ... a classic of British realism"--Container
Libel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With a lovely wife and a resplendent manor that's a de rigueur stop on tours of England's stately homes, Sir Mark Loddon leads and enviable life. Then a newspaper charges that Loddon was killed during a wartime escape from a POW camp and a look-alike has since ruled the baronet's realm. Outraged, Loddon sues for libel, setting in motion revelations of war, memory, trauma and deception that causes Lady Loddon and Sir Mark himself to question his identity."
 
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Alternative Names
Anthony Asquith angol filmrendező

Anthony Asquith britischer Filmregisseur

Anthony Asquith Brits filmregisseur (1902-1968)

Anthony Asquith brytyjski reżyser filmowy

Anthony Asquith director de cine del Reino Unido

Anthony Asquith English film director

Anthony Asquith réalisateur britannique

Anthony Asquith regista britannico

Antonius Asquith

Asquith, Puffin 1902-1968

Entoni Eskvit

Ентони Есквит

Ентоні Асквіт

Энтони Асквит

אנתוני אסקווית'

آنتونی اسکویت کارگردان بریتانیایی

아스퀴스, 안토니 1902-1968

アンソニー・アスキス

安東尼·亞奎斯

安东尼·阿斯奎斯

Languages
English (482)

French (4)

German (3)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)