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Chapman, Edward 1901-1977

Overview
Works: 81 works in 230 publications in 5 languages and 2,518 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about  Edward Chapman Publications about Edward Chapman
Publications by  Edward Chapman Publications by Edward Chapman
posthumous Publications by Edward Chapman, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Edward Chapman
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
H.G. Wells' things to come by H. G Wells ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Juno and the paycock ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a poor man's legacy fails to come through, his armless son is shot by an informer. A dramatic story of Ireland and the Dublin Rebellion
Murder! by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Diana Baring is an actress who is caught standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. Even worse, she has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself. Though she desperately tries to recall anything that can help clear the fog from her mind, her amnesia is complete, as is the evidence against her. She is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. Only one person believes she is innocent, but can he prove it in time to save her?"--Container
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Amsterdam of 1642, master painter Rembrandt Van Rijn enjoys a full life until the sudden death of his wife. Bankrupt and bereft, he finds comfort in a pretty servant in his home. Can he summon the courage to overcome his demons or will tragedy continue to haunt him?
School for scoundrels ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. S. Potter is headmaster of a school which gives instruction on "How to win without actually cheating." The school teaches the ways to seduce a women, gain points in a conversation, or beating someone who plays a better game. One of Mr. Potter's pupils is a desperate Henry Palfrey whose every attempt to win the heart of April Smith has been thwarted by the cad Raymond Delauney. Needless to say Mr. Potter's instructions allow Henry to vanquish his nemesis and win April's affections, though not quite as Mr. Potter had intended
Paul Robeson citizen of the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Proud Valley an African American sailor comes to a Welsh coal mining town in 1938 and helps re-open the mine at the cost of his life. Native Land, a political semi-documentary formed from staged reenactments, leads viewers on an emotional tour of the pre-World War II U.S. and its freedom-based ideologies and looks at the the forces it sees as threatening to undermine America's strengths from within: greedy capitalists, professional strikebreakers, and the Ku Klux Klan. Robeson on Pacifica Radio: Paul Robeson was denied his U.S. passport from 1950 to 1958 after he refused to sign an affidavit stating that he was not a Communist. During this time, Pacifica Radio interviewed Robeson, allowing him to express his personal history and view of the world. This interview was conducted by host Elsa Knight Thompson and Harold Winkler, president of the Pacifica Foundation
Alfred Hitchcock the early years of the master of suspense ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The skin game: A poor family must resort to blackmail to get their land back after a wealthy land developer buys the family estate at an auction
The proud valley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sailor comes to a Welsh coal mining town and helps re-open the mine at the cost of his life
The skin game by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about a conflict between two wealthy families. One is the established gentry, the other is a progressive newcomer who buys up much of the land in the area for industrial development. Story centers on their attempts to destroy one another
The Man who could work miracles by Lothar Mendes ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bored group of celestials decide to give an "ordinary little fellow" the power to work miracles, just to see what he'll do with it. Fotheringay (Young), a mild draper's assistant, becomes the lucky recipient
Murder! ; The lodger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lodger: Adapted from Marie Belloc Lowndes' novel in which a young lodger is suspected by his landlady of being "The Avenger", who kills in the manner of Jack the Ripper
Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ring: A young married woman loses interest in her boxer husband and flees into the arms of his rival. It takes a near lethal punch to put things in perspective
Hitchcock favorites ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ring throws three lovers into the hazardous world of boxing and walks the fine line between love and danger. A young woman is married to a fighter but when she loses interest she flees into the arms of his rival. It takes a near lethal punch to put things into perspective
Look out sister Paradise in Harlem ; The proud valley ; Jericho ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The proud valley: A young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when disaster strikes in his coal mining community
The ultimate Hitchcock collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Manxman: Hitchcock's last silent film. Filmed amid the haunting scenery of the Isle of Man, this is the torrid tale of a twisted love triangle gone wrong, of dashed hopes and desperate redemption
It always rains on Sunday ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British housewife's life is turned upside down by the reappearance of an old flame, now on the lam from the police
Alfred Hitchcock classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murder. An actress is convicted of murder, but one of the jurists is the only person who believes in her innocence and works to prove her innocent
X the unknown ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British commandos on maneuvers near a muddy marsh become ill with mysterious symptoms and horrific burns. Dr. Royston (Dean Jagger), an atomic scientist from a nearby research station, suspects lethal radiation but is mystified by the cause
4 tales of suspense ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Blackmail]: Alice White is the daughter of a shopkeeper in 1920's London. Her boyfriend, Frank Webber is a Scotland Yard detective who seems more interested in police work than in her. Frank takes Alice out one night, but she has secretly arranged to meet another man. When the other man tries to rape Alice, she defends herself and kills him with a bread knife. When the body is discovered, Frank is assigned to the case, he quickly determines that Alice is the killer, but so has someone else and blackmail is threatened
 
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English (127)
Spanish (9)
German (1)
French (1)
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