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Haffenden, Elizabeth 1906-1976

Works: 19 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 4,166 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Musical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Religious films  Epic films  Children's films 
Roles: Costume designer, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Haffenden
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Haffenden
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sotto il dominio di Tiberio, il ricco Giuda Ben Hur viene tratto nelle galee Romane come schiavo. Riuscito a cavarsela dopo vari anni di catene, salva la vita al console Quinto Arrio che per riconoscenza lo libera e lo adotta come figlio. Ma Giuda, divenuto oramai Arrio il Giovane, deve vedersela con l'ex amico Messala, in una gara con le bighe dove Ben Hur sconfigge il favorito Messala
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Richard M Sherman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crackpot inventor Caractacus Potts lives in the English countryside with his two children and their dotty grandfather. Potts's various inventions, including Toot Sweets, a candy/whistle, backfire, but then Potts restores a junked race car, affectionately named "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang". Chitty flies, floats, and generally thwarts efforts by Baron Bomburst to capture her
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tevye (Topol) is a poor milkman in czarist Russia, where he provides for three unmarried daughters and a sharp-tongued wife. Faced with mounting financial strain and growing anti-Semitism, Tevye strives to maintain balance despite the precarious nature of his situation."--Back of container
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tale of treachery put both the Gainsborough melodrama and actor James Mason on the map. The star-to-be plays Lord Rohan, a cruel nobleman who marries the naive and sweet-natured Clarissa for the sole purpose of producing an heir; meanwhile, Clarissa's conniving best friend, Hesther, plots against her for her own nefarious ends. Set in England in the early 19th century
The wicked lady by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Lockwood devours the screen as a tightly wound seventeenth-century beauty with loose morals, who steals her best friend's wealthy fiance on the eve of their wedding. And that's only the beginning; there are no depths to which this sinful woman won't sink. James Mason costars as a highwayman with whom our anti-heroine becomes entangled
Madonna of the seven moons by Arthur Crabtree( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lurid tale of sex and psychosis is among the wildest of the Gainsborough melodramas. Set in Italy, it begins as a comparatively sedate tale about a respectable, convent-raised woman who is haunted by the memory of being raped as a teenager. But when her grown daughter returns from school, her life begins to unravel in monumentally surprising ways
Half a sixpence by George Sidney( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humble London drapery clerk Arthur Kipps inherits a fortune. He briefly forgets his old mates and his faithful girlfriend, but soon discovers that high society is not his cup of tea
The first part of King Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responsibility and Honor-- In Henry IV, Part 2, Hal continues his journey of growth becoming a man fit to hold the throne of England. He distances himself from John Falstaff and takes up important responsibilities for his father, the King. For his part Falstaff is looking forward to a time when Hal becomes King and rewards him for his friendship. Rumour is a pipe Blown by surmises, jealousies, conjectures, And of so easy and so plain a stop That the blunt monster with uncounted heads, The still-discordant wavering multitude, Can play upon it
Luther by Kari Tikka( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love) stars as Martin Luther, the brilliant man of God whose defiant actions changed the world, in this "epic, ravishingly beautiful" (The New York Times) film that traces Luther's extraordinary and exhilarating quest for the people's liberation. Regional princes and the powerful Church wield a fast, firm and merciless grip on 16th-century Germany. But when Martin Luther issues a shocking challenge to their authority, the people declare him their new leader and hero. Even when threatened with violent death, Luther refuses to back down, sparking a bloody revolution that shakes the entire continent to its core. - Container
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Dick Van Dyke( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skullduggery to get their hands on it
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Laughing Anne( Visual )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Miss Lockwood plays the title role of a Parisian singer who drifts to the South Seas with her lover, Forrest Tucker, a prizefighter who has lost the use of his hands. Across her path drifts Corey, a good man and captain of a small trading schooner. She makes a stowaway voyage with him and they fall in love, but she spurns his offer of marriage, returns to Tucker. Several years later, their paths cross again, and she warns Corey that Tucker plans to rob his ship of a silver shipment. In the ensuing fight, both Miss Lockwood and Tucker are killed, and Corey takes her son away to sea with him"--Variety review by Brog., May 5, 1954. Set in Java in 1890, according to the British film catalogue. Fiction films, 1895-1994
Un uomo per tutte le stagioni by Robert Shaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Il re Enrico VIII d'Inghilterra è fermamente deciso a divorziare da Caterina d'Aragona, che non gli ha dato figli, e a sposare Anna Bolena, di cui è follemente innamorato. Questo disegno è tuttavia ostacolato dalla Chiesa Cattolica, poiché il Papa non è intenzionato in alcun modo a concedere l'annullamento del matrimonio. Un uomo solo, in tutta l'Inghilterra, può perorare la causa del re presso il Papa a Roma: sir Thomas More, membro dell'Alto Consiglio della Corona, uomo profondamente religioso, amato e rispettato in tutta Europa, anche in virtù del suoi studi filosofici. Alla morte del cardinal Wolsey, Thomas More viene nominato cancelliere, ma né l'elevato grado raggiunto e gli alti onori tributatigli, né le minacce varranno a far recedere il coraggioso Thomas dalla sua avversione nei riguardi del piano di Enrico VIII. Ed anche di fronte alla morte Thomas More si comporterà con uguale fierezza e dignità
B.J. Simmons & Co by B.J. Simmons & Co( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The bulk of the B.J. Simmons & Co. Costume Design Records (the Costume Design Portfolios series) comprises 34,000 costume designs, dress plots, and related materials produced or collected by the firm between 1878 and 1969 (bulk 1910-1960). Over 1,100 theatrical productions and 116 films are represented, including works by Shakespeare, Shaw, and Gilbert and Sullivan; performances by John Gielgud (Hamlet, 1944) and Laurence Olivier (as Romeo, 1935); numerous Ivor Novello musicals; Oscar Asche's blockbuster production of the musical Chu Chin Chow (1916); original designs for Peter Pan (1904) and Ben-Hur (1902); and British films such as Olivier's Henry V and Things to Come. The costume designers Percy Anderson, Attilio Comelli, and Sers are particularly well represented
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A man for all seasons
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Haffenden britische Kostümbildnerin

Elizabeth Haffenden Brits kostuumontwerpster (1906-1976)

Elizabeth Haffenden brytyjska kostiumograf

Elizabeth Haffenden costumista britannica

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English (32)

Ben-Hur : a tale of the ChristThe sundownersHalf a sixpence