WorldCat Identities

Gregson, John 1919-1975

Overview
Works: 87 works in 196 publications in 5 languages and 1,626 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Children's films  Historical films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Illustrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Gregson
 
Most widely held works by John Gregson
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 578 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."
Hans Brinker by Bill Manhoff( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 169 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 )

38 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 152 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
Hand in hand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 147 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
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 118 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 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 )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 104 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 )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 48 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
Above us the waves( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 37 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 )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the operations of the Long Range Desert Group in North Africa during the height of World War II
The frightened city( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 29 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 ..."
British noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They met in the dark: Discharged for treason, a former Navy commander sets out to expose the espionage ring that destroyed his career
King & country by Joseph Losey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Byron Haskin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 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
The Captain's table( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 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
Dangerous knowledge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 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?
The league of gentlemen The million pound note ; Genevieve( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genevieve: Alan McKim is the proud owner of Genevieve, a vintage car. His enthusiasm is not shared by his wife, Wendy, but she is prepared to accompany him on the annual London to Brighton race
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 )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 6 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
Gideon's way( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Superior mid-60s documentary-style police series centred around the criminal investigations of Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard, who with his second-in-command, Chief Inspector David Keen, the two men formed a formidable crime-busting team. Noted for its extensive use of location photography in London, and acclaimed for its depiction of crime as an unglamorous business, and a humane and rounded approach to the police"--TimeLife.com.au
The night school ; or, Educate the people. A sermon by John Gregson( Book )

2 editions published in 1847 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Three cases of murder
Alternative Names
John Gregson 1919-1975; English actor

John Gregson acteur britannique

John Gregson britischer Schauspieler

John Gregson britisk skodespelar

John Gregson britisk skuespiller

John Gregson Brits acteur

John Gregson brittisk skådespelare

Джон Грегсон

Languages
English (90)

Spanish (18)

German (5)

French (4)

Italian (2)

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