WorldCat Identities

Hobson, Valerie 1917-1998

Overview
Works: 143 works in 408 publications in 5 languages and 6,642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Monster films  Film and video adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works 
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 David Lean( Visual )

60 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,614 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 )

39 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory; but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast. Director James Whale's adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel mixes gothic decay and chilling lyricism; and Boris Karloff (as the monster) in the role he would be identified with for the rest of his life, offers a compassionate portrayal of the monster's groping for identity
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

30 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most popular horror classics of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most understood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-faed bride (Elsa Lanchester). Directed by the original's James Whale (his last horror film) and featuring a haunting musical score, The Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only of the genre, but for all time
The rocking horse winner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 313 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
Contraband by Michael Powell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the early days of World War II, Conrad Veidt as a Danish sea captain and Valerie Hobson as his enigmatic passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. In evocativley Hitchcockian fashion, the plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. DVD
The drum( Visual )

11 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 172 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and held by 98 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 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
Sabu!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 72 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
Great expectations, by Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 62 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
Spy in black by Michael Powell( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 55 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
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 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
Unpublished story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 39 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
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afin de reconquérir son titre de noblesse, Louis d'Ascoyne Mazzini, renié par sa famille, décide de se venger de ceux qui l'ont écarté. Mourront tour à tour sept personnes. Tout irait pour le mieux s'il n'était pas arrêté pour un meurtre qu'il n'a pas commis
The card( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 29 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 adventures of Tartu( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 27 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 )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantom of the opera: A melodrama about a hideous-looking man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his unrequited love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
Adel verpflichtet (Kind hearts and coronets)( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britischer Filmklassiker mit Alec Guinness, in dem sich ein verstossenes Mitglied einer noblen Familie in den Adelsstand mordet
Blanche Fury by Marc Allégret( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 25 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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Alternative Names
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 brittisk skådespelare

Хобсон, Валери

والری هابسن بازیگر بریتانیایی

瓦莱丽·霍布森

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Bride of FrankensteinThe rocking horse winnerWerewolf of London