WorldCat Identities

Gregson, John 1919-1975

Overview
Works: 83 works in 164 publications in 4 languages and 1,428 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Military history  Fiction  War films  Spy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Illustrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1995.9.P49, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Gregson
The longest day by Ken Annakin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The retelling of the Normandy invasion, June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the United States, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The longest day."
Hand in hand ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael is a little Roman Catholic boy and Rachel is a little Jewish girl. As the two become fast friends, they must learn for themselves, and then remind those who might doubt it, that one God watches over all
Hans Brinker by Bill Manhoff ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fun-filled musical the whole family will enjoy, based on the beloved children's story
The battle of the River Plate by Michael Powell ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two weeks after the start of WWII, a powerful German pocket battleship, the Graf Spee, sails the South Atlantic, destroying Allied merchant ships at will. Captained by one of Germany's most brilliant naval officers, the Graf Spee, with her superior speed and artillery, appears and disappears, sinking ship after ship. When the Allies are finally able to pinpoint its location a trap is set, pitting British Intelligence against a wily and powerful military opponent"--Container
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save and operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
Genevieve by Henry Cornelius ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friendly rivals engage in a race on the way back from the London to Brighton veteran car rally
Three cases of murder ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the macabre "In the picture," a museum guard is transported into his favorite painting and then trapped in a cruel netherworld by the artist. In "You killed Elizabeth, " an intriguing love story gone awry, one man's jealousy drives him to murder, but his identity is concealed by an elaborate web of lies. Based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham, "Lord Mountdrago" features a statesman whose political rival haunts him in nerve-racking nightmares
The frightened city ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A ruthless crime syndicate holds London in its terrifying grip--and there is only one man who can stop them--in this hard-boiled tale of tough guys, tough broads and tough luck ..."
Above us the waves ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatic World War II story of Britain's heroic attempts to sink the Tirpitz in a Norwegian fjord, using the midget "X-craft" submarines
Sea of sand ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the operations of the Long Range Desert Group in North Africa during the height of World War II
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Jimmy Hawkins signs on for a journey of danger and adventure when he stows away on the pirate ship of the infamous Long John Silver
King & country by Joseph Losey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King & Country (ca. 87 min.): The soul survivor of his company goes for 'a walk'. He is court-martialed for desertion. During testimony, his arrogant lawyer begins to feel sympathy for him. Angels One Five (ca. 98 min.): The story of RAF pilots during the Battle of Britain
The Captain's table ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fun begins when Captain Epps (John Gregson), after serving years aboard a rundown cargo ship, is transferred to a luxury liner bound for Australia
Sea of sand ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The league of gentlemen The million pound note ; Genevieve ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The million pound note: Two old and extremely wealthy brothers draw a currency note for a million pounds from their bank to settle an argument
Dangerous knowledge ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kirby is ex-army intelligence. Now he's a mere insurance salesman. Or is he? Returning from a trip to France, Kirby finds himself being shadowed by two agents. An innocent bystander, Laura helps him to escape. But how innocent is Laura? After all, her stepfather is a high-ranking civil servant named Roger Thane, and it's his operatives who are following Kirby Who can Kirby trust? Suddenly Kirby's French contact is dead, the KGB and CIA are all involved, and an assassin is after him. Just what does he know?
British war collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The way to the stars: A group of World War II pilots experience life, love and loss. Sea of sand: A detachment of British soldiers must penetrate enemy lines in North Africa and knock out a German fuel dump. The Malta story: A World War II pilot, forced to land in Malta, attaches himself to a local regiment in their struggle to hold out against the Axis. Above us the waves: Britain's heroic attempt to sink a German battleship in a Norwegian fjord
Fright ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage babysitter must survive the night as an escaped prisoner from a nearby insane asylum attempts to get into the house
Genevive ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bone-shaking race into laughter, this film revolves around the adventures of a young couple and their ancient car "Genevieve" who become involved in a car rally. In a wager with the owner of another car, they must race each other from Brighton back to London in the veteran vehicles. Developing into a furious free-for-all, the cars race to the finish. John Gregson and Dinah Sheridan star as the young couple and Kenneth More and Kay Kendall play the couple in the other car
Genoveva Genevieve ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan participa en un rally con su coche "Genoveva". El viaje estará lleno de incidencias
 
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Languages
English (77)
Spanish (13)
German (4)
French (4)
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