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Hobson, Valerie 1917-1998

Overview
Works: 172 works in 475 publications in 5 languages and 6,990 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Monster films  Horror films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Television programs  Romance films  Comedy films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Valerie Hobson
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

71 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

60 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

38 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
Frankenstein : the legacy collection by Kevin Connor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble. Bride of Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster. Son of Frankenstein: Wolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife to claim his inheritance. Ghost of Frankenstein: Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. House of Frankenstein: Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster exact revenge upon their many enemies
Contraband by Michael Powell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the early days of World War II, a Danish sea captain and his passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. The plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. Most of the story takes place under blackout conditions, in which the great city becomes a mysterious dark labyrinth
The rocking horse winner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a young, sensitive English boy whose rocking horse empowers him to predict winning racehorses, at the eventual cost of his life
The drum by Louise Nevelson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this action-packed adventure, Sabu plays a young prince who goes into hiding with Colonial forces after his nefarious uncle murders his maharaja father
Werewolf of London by Stuart Walker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Botanist Wilfred Glendon travels to Tibet in search of a rare flower, the "Marifasa Lupina," which blooms only in the moonlight. Despite warnings that the region is dangerous, Glendon continues his quest and finally locates the exotic flower, but not before he has to defend himself from an attack by a howling monster
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
Sabu!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elephant Boy: A young mahout leads the British on an expedition through the jungle. The Drum: When his uncle assassinates his father, a young prince joins with the British colonialists to fight against his uncle. Jungle Book: A young boy is raised by wolves in the jungle
The Rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunting story of a ten-year-old boy who hears his parents fighting about money. He is given a toy rocking horse and begins to find out the winners of actual horse races by rocking on it, but the results prove disasterous
The spy in black by Michael Powell( Visual )

17 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conspirators plot to destroy the British fleet off Scotland's coast during World War I, but complications develop when tensions in their personal relationships confuse their loyalties
The wolf man : complete legacy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original Wolf Man is one of the silver screen's most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal classic monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. The wolf man: complete legacy collection includes all 7 films from the original legacy including the eerie classic starring Lon Chaney Jr. and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of the tragic monster and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of the Wolf Man to this day"--Container
Unpublished story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Greene and Valerie Hobson star in this gripping tale of wartime intrigue set in London during its gravest hour, the German bombings of World War II
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes in the night. Blind detective McLain investigates the murder of Miss Lawry's boyfriend with the aid of his seeing-eye dog. The only clue is the odor of violets in the room. From this clue McLain builds a case against Nazi spies headed by someone close to Miss Lawry. Kennel murder case. Detective Philo Vance grapples with a classic sealed-room murder mystery involving participants in a snooty Long Island dog show. The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The spy in white: Set in Turkey this spy thriller is about two guards who lose their jobs when they get into a fight with an Arab prince who tries to seduce one of their girl friends and discover that the prince is about to overthrow the Turkish government
The adventures of Tartu( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British agent is sent to Czechoslovakia to blow up a secret German poison gas factory
Universal classic monsters : the essential collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolf man: A man who returns to the family estate to take over its affairs risks becoming a victim of the centuries-old curse of the werewolf
The card( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lowly clerk turns into a local hero when he uses his wits and occasional sleight of hand to become the most successful man in town
The best of British war cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set, crackling with suspense and drama, includes ten of the most prominent examples of British filmmaking. Appointment with Venus: at the outbreak of WWII the British realize they can't prevent the invasion of the Channel Islands. However, someone realizes that a prize cow, Venus, is on the islands and the Nazis mustn't get hold of her. The wind cannot read: Love that was forbidden ... but could not be denied! Operation Amsterdam: during WWII, British commandos visit occupied Holland to keep a fortune in diamonds out of Nazi hands. Theirs is the glory: in 1944, British General Montgomery and his command were way north of the Allied line, and the Germans were holding them in that swampy position. The plan, put into operation on Sunday, September 14, 1944, was to drop two American Airborne divisions and the British First Airborne Division behind the German lines to capture the bridges which would open the way to the German plain. The day will dawn: horse race tipster and journalist Metcalf is picked for the job of foreign correspondent in Norway when Hitler invades Poland. Seven thunders: escaping British prisoners of war hide out in German occupied France. Unpublished story: journalists investigate German fifth columnists as London burns in the blitz. Two thousand women: a group of English women caught in France during World War II and interned in a posh hotel. Secret mission: four British intelligence agents infiltrate the heart of occupied France in this clever World War II cloak-and-dagger thriller. The Flemish farm: wartime commando story based on fact. Allied airman risks return (on the ground) to occupied France for the honor of his regiment
Blanche Fury by Marc Allégret( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illicit affair of a married woman and the arrogant manager of her estate, ignites a tragic chain of events that will alter their fate forever
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bride of Frankenstein
Alternative Names
Valerie Hobson actress

Valerie Hobson actrice britannique

Valerie Hobson attrice britannica

Valerie Hobson britische Schauspielerin

Valerie Hobson britisk skodespelar

Valerie Hobson britisk skuespiller

Valerie Hobson Brits acteur

Valerie Hobson Brits actrice

Valerie Hobson brittisk skådespelare

Хобсон, Валери

والری هابسن بازیگر بریتانیایی

ヴァレリー・ホブソン

瓦萊麗·霍布森

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