WorldCat Identities

Laurie, John 1897-1980

Works: 123 works in 296 publications in 3 languages and 7,790 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Filmed plays  War films  Tragedies (Drama)  Television adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Editor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Laurie
Most widely held works by John Laurie
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

33 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, who senses treachery behind his father's death
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard III: Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer who threatens to thwart her carefully laid-out life plans
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

7 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. A stirring masterpiece like no other. The indelible General Clive Candy barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942), only to see the world change irrevocably before his eyes. Blimp is both moving and slyly satirical, an incomparable film about war, love, and aging
The two gentlemen of Verona. by William Shakespeare( Recording )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete play
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All men seem hopelessly obsessed with Pandora, a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, but she has eyes only for Hendrick, who has been cursed to sail the seven seas for all eternity in search of a woman who will sacrifice her life for him
The edge of the world( Visual )

23 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on the story of two families living in a fishing community in the Shetland Islands, who are forced to leave their homes when their waters are fished out
The Jupiter book of ballads( )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Robeson : pioneer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema
Loving the enemy by John Laurie( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica is taken hostage by a fellow student gone mad. But as she gets closer to him, she comes to understand why he snapped. And she's no longer sure if she wants to turn him in- or help him escape
A royal pain by John Laurie( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth falls in love with an earl's son who happens to be engaged to a duchess
Dad's army by Arthur Lowe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected episodes of the hilarious comedy featuring the dimwitted Home Guard platoon of Walmington-On-Sea, led by Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson
The anthropic principle( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this documentary, physicists and astronomers assess the Anthropic Principle - mankind's place at the centre of the Universe and further theories arising from it
A man who writes birdsong( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hindley, ex-director of music at Homerton College, Cambridge, has left his academic seat and now spends a lot of his time recording birdsong. He slows the birdsong down and then transcribes the results for the piano
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's coming-of-age adventure is back and breathtaking, in this widely heralded presentation bursting with scoundrels and scallywags, villains and heroines, and two memorable heroes who will stop at nothing in their quest for justice
The way ahead by Carol Reed( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The metamorphosis of a cross-section group of Britons from squabbling individuals into a top fighting unit in the final phase of the African campaign against Rommel
My favourite stories of Scotland( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno and the paycock by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 37 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
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Alternative Names
John Laurie acteur

John Laurie attore britannico

John Laurie britisk skodespelar

John Laurie britisk skuespiller

John Laurie Brits acteur

John Laurie brittisk skådespelare

John Laurie schottischer Schauspieler


Laurie, John Paton 1897-1980

Lawrie John 1897-1980

Джон Лори

ג'ון לאורי

جان لوری بازیگر بریتانیایی


English (143)

Spanish (2)

German (2)

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