WorldCat Identities

Chapman, Edward 1901-1977

Overview
Works: 98 works in 281 publications in 4 languages and 2,994 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Internet videos  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Chapman
H.G. Wells' Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

41 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 650 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 310 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."
Murder! by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

16 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 253 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 )

19 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 206 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?
Juno and the paycock by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

37 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and French and held by 176 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
School for scoundrels( Visual )

2 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 174 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
Juno and the Paycock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literary critic Harold Bloom called Sean O'Casey's play Juno and the Paycock, about a family living in a Dublin slum during the Irish Civil War, "one of the permanent dramas of our time." This fine 1930 adaptation was one of Alfred Hitchcock's earliest films
Paul Robeson : citizen of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 134 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 111 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 skin game : a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landed gentry defend family that is being evicted by tradespeople who have worked their way up from the lowest section of society
The proud valley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 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 man who could work miracles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored group of celestials decide to give an "ordinary little fellow" the power to work miracles. Timid British department store clerk George McWhirter Fotheringay receives the special gift and after experimenting with conjurer's tricks, he soon realizes that his powers attract everyone except Ada Price, a young woman he admires from afar
Juno and the paycock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Juno and the paycock] "Set in Dublin during the Irish revolution. The story follows the troubles of a poor family, a lost inheritance, a betrayal that leads to murder, and an out-of-wedlock pregnancy."--Container
Murder ; The lodger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder!: "Diana Baring is an actress who is found standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. She has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself, and is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. One person believes she is innocent and sets out to prove it
British noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They met in the dark: Discharged for treason, a former Navy commander sets out to expose the espionage ring that destroyed his career
X the unknown( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British commandos on maneuvers near a muddy marsh become ill with mysterious symptoms and horrific burns. Dr. Royston, an atomic scientist from a nearby research station, suspects lethal radiation but is mystified by the cause
It always rains on Sunday by Robert Hamer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 32 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
Hitchcock favorites( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 31 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
Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows
Alfred Hitchcock : 2 tales of suspense( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich & strange: Fred and Emily Hill lead a boring life in the London suburbs. They decide to escape from it all by writing to a rich relative and asking for their inheritance in advance. Using the money they go on a world cruise and get into a series of misadventures
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The proud valley
Alternative Names
Edward Chapman acteur britannique

Edward Chapman (actor)

Edward Chapman britisk skodespelar

Edward Chapman britisk skuespiller

Edward Chapman Brits acteur (1901-1977)

Edward Chapman brittisk skådespelare

Чепмен, Эдвард

ادوارد چاپمن (بازیگر) بازیگر بریتانیایی

Languages
English (152)

German (3)

Spanish (3)

French (2)

Covers
X the unknown