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London Film Productions

Overview
Works: 140 works in 566 publications in 3 languages and 14,498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about London Film Productions
 
Most widely held works by London Film Productions
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The third man by Carol Reed( Visual )

49 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-World War II Vienna sets the scene for this tense thriller about an American novelist who comes to Europe for what he thinks is the funeral of an old friend and finds himself entangled in a spiralling web of international intrigue
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twisted suspenseful romance set during the French Revolution. While men, women, and children fall under the merciless blade of the guillotine, one foppish gentleman, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, bravely rescues aristocrats from the jaws of death. In the midst of his rescue, he meets and falls passinately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
H.G. Wells' Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 692 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
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an ill-fated love affair between a Czarist guard and the wife of a high-ranking civil servant
Poldark by Winston Graham( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fortunes of the dashing Ross Poldark in 18th century Cornwall
The Scarlet pimpernel by Harold Young( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twisted suspenseful romance set during the French Revolution. While men, women, and children fall under the merciless blade of the guillotine, one foppish gentleman, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, bravely rescues aristocrats from the jaws of death. In the midst of his rescue, he meets and falls passionately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with Rembrandt in his prime, the film tracks his quiet descent into loneliness and isolated self-expression following the death of his wife." -- Container
The private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda( Visual )

24 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant glimpse into the bedrooms of the infamous king and his six wives."--Container
Poldark by Paul Wheeler( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fortunes of the dashing Ross Poldark in 18th century Cornwall. Includes 13 episodes, filmographies, and historical background on Cornwall
Lady Chatterley( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her paralyzed husband urges the repressed Lady Chatterley to find fulfillment and an heir for his fortune in the arms of another man, she embarks on a journey that changes her forever
The private life of Don Juan by Alexander Korda( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Don Juan fakes his own death - only to find that he has promptly been forgotten - can a raven-haired beauty coax him back into the business?
The rise of Catherine the Great by Alexander Korda( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peek into the life of Catherine II, from the beautiful royal courts of 18th century Russia to her troubled marriage to Peter III (portrayed in nearly 'screwball' fashion)
The best of friends( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Friends: In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon. (88 min.)
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who chooses to stay home for love's sake instead of going to war is accused of cowardice by his four companions, forcing him to prove his bravery. By 1939 three film versions of A.E. Mason's novel The Four Feathers - a story of heroism and cowardice in the Sudan had been released. Korda's magnificent fourth version is deservedly the most famous
Divorce of Lady X by Tim Whelan( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What begins as a masquerade at the Park Lane Hotel turns into a series of misunderstandings, thanks to a pea-soup fog that strands several lady revellers, all of whom just happen to be gowned as the Empress Eugenie
Testament of youth an autobiography, 1913-1925( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a dramatization of the life of Vera Brittain, a strong-willed writer, feminist and activist. This four part series covers her life from her admission to Oxford, her experiences nursing on the frontlines of World War I, and her rise to triumph following the war as a feminist writer
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family. The story starts before Claudius' birth with Augustus' rule and his wife's attempt to have her son inherit the throne. The story leaves off with blackmail and murder to get her exiled son onto the throne when Augustus dies
 
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Richard III
Alternative Names

controlled identityLondon Films

Film Productions Ltd

London Films

لندن فیلمز

Languages
English (280)

Spanish (5)

German (1)

Covers
I, Claudius