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Newton, Robert 1905-1956

Works: 212 works in 740 publications in 6 languages and 12,994 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  War films  Film noir  Crime films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, 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 with his battell fought at Agincourt in France by William Shakespeare( Visual )

76 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,984 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 )

21 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long John Silver and a cabin boy match wits in this outstanding Disney tale
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

94 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,439 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
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

20 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,321 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 )

47 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 1,031 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 802 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 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
The desert rats( Visual )

15 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 522 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
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

28 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows
Les misérables by Victor Hugo( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 414 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 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 39 steps: Character Richard Hanney stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 259 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 )

20 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and held by 214 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
Poetry of the XVII century( Recording )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from the poems of George Herbert, William Browne, Sir John Suckling, Richard Lovelace, William Cartwright, William Strode, Thomas Trahearne, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Abraham Cowley, and Andrew Marvell
This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )

33 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 137 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
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
The adventures of Long John Silver( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 125 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 115 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!
Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 111 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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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Robert Newton acteur britannique

Robert Newton attore inglese

Robert Newton britischer Schauspieler

Robert Newton britisk skodespelar

Robert Newton britisk skuespiller

Robert Newton Brits acteur

Robert Newton brittisk skdespelare

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Around the world in 80 daysBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraThe desert ratsLes misérables