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Newton, Robert 1905-1956

Works: 208 works in 715 publications in 6 languages and 12,530 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Sea stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Newton
Most widely held works by Robert Newton
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )
73 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )
22 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long John Silver and a cabin boy match wits in this outstanding Disney tale
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )
93 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end. Includes original theatrical trailer
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )
20 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
44 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army
The desert rats ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history
Les misérables by Victor Hugo( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabotage: An undercover Scotland yard detective infiltrates the home of a theatre operator who is suspected of sabotage
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Christian slave pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of this kind act
Long John Silver ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The exploits of the British pirate turned semi-respectable citizen Long John Silver, as he defends the Crown against marauders and battles the Spanish for the acquisition of land
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )
26 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An IRA gunman, Johnny McQueen, after escaping from prison organizes a payroll robbery. Now maimed and bleeding, he must weave an escape route through Belfast's seedy underground while each of his comrades falls prey to bounty hunters and police
Poetry of the XVII century ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from poems by Herbert, Browne, Suckling, Lovelace, Cartwright, Strode, Traherne, Vaughan, Crashaw, Cowley, and Marvell
This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )
31 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a quintessential British domestic drama that finds a perfect balance between politics and sentiment, the household of a family with three children is touched by joy and tragedy from the tail end of the First World War to the beginning of the Second
Noël Coward's This happy breed ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
The adventures of Long John Silver ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1950's television program features the continued tales of Robert Louis Stevenson's' literary creation, one-legged pirate Long John Silver. Robert Newton stars as the pirate who will do the right thing if it means he'll still benefit from it financially. 14 Episodes
Bratz, the movie starrin' & stylin' ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All Yasmin, Cloe, Sasha and Jade can think about is the prom. That is until they get a last-minute homework assignment on self-expression. How will the girls prepare for the funky formal and turn in a great project worth a quarter of their grade? By creating a fabulous home video about their super-glam lifestyles, of course!
David Lean directs Noël Coward ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1. In which we serve. The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for. Disc 2. This happy breed. The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars. -- Disc 3. Blithe spirit. A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands. Disc. 4. Brief encounter. After a chance meeting on a train station, a married doctor and a suburban housewife enter into a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair
Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this loose adaptation of the classic Robert Lewis Stevenson story, Robert Newton reprises his role as the parrot-toting, peg-legged Long John Silver. With fresh clues to the location of the famed loot on Treasure Island, Long John Silver and his sidekick, Hawkins, set out to locate the riches
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English (358)
German (16)
Spanish (7)
French (3)
Italian (1)
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