WorldCat Identities

Black, Edward

Overview
Works: 33 works in 160 publications in 2 languages and 2,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Detective and mystery television programs  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Black
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

48 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelers on a trans-European train are put up in a hotel for the night due to bad weather. Shortly after the journey begins in the morning, people begin to disappear. Bonus features include commentary; documentary; essays; and more
Night train to Munich( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers on a World War II era journey from Prague to England to the Swiss Alps, as Nazis pursue a Czech scientist and his daughter who are being aided by a debonair British undercover agent
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

11 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Young and innocent] When a woman's body is discovered on the beach by one of her former lovers, he races off to call the police. Two witnesses see him run and think he is the escaping killer. After being arrested, he manages to escape in the confusion at the courthouse. With the assistance of the constable's daughter, he tries to prove his innocence while avoiding pursing the police
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

7 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 160 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
World War II movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Three wicked melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madonna of the Seven Moons. 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-raises 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
We dive at dawn by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic World War II drama of a British submarine dueling a German battleship. Shows the personal problems and fears of the seamen and the stress involved in braving the ocean depths
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tautly-plotted thriller centred on Hitchcock's favourite character: an innocent man wrongly accused. In this film, visually and narratively pre-empting the director's later hits, a young man notices the body of a woman washed up on the beach. He rushes to get help, but his actions are misconstrued by witnesses who assume his guilt
Crackerjack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glamorous Lilli Palmer stars with British actor Tom Walls in this smart, sardonic story of a modern day Robin Hood named 'Crackerjack' who is thrilling England with his shrewd exploits
Cottage to let by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, a Fifth Column organization plans to kidnap a scientist from his English country house laboratory. His assistant is suspected of passing secrets to the enemy. The plot twists and turns as all the characters come under suspicion in true thriller style
Alarma en el expreso( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un país cetroeuropeo, el tren transcontinental Express sufre un gran retraso debido al mal tiempo. Los pasajeros pernoctan en un pequeño hotel, donde Iris Henderson entabla conversación con una vieja institutriz nglesa, la Sra. Froy. Poco después de reanudar el viaje, Iris se da cuenta de la desaparición de la anciana, pero los demás pasajeros afirman que su amiga no existey que ella ha sufrido una alucinación
The young Mr. Pitt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Donat stars in the life of Pitt the Younger who became the prime minister of Great Britain at the age of 24
Ghost train by Walter Forde( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelers from diverse backgrounds are stranded at a desolate train station, where they learn from the locals that a "ghost train" filled with ghoulish passengers haunts the area. That night the station master is found murdered
Millions like us by Frank Launder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Celia Crowson is called up for war service, she hopes for a glamor job in one of the services, but as a single girl, she is directed into a factory making aircraft parts. Here she meets other girls for [sic] all different walks of life, and begins a relationship with a young airman."--Container
For freedom( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newsreel chief and his son agree to make a film on human achievement. The chief, however, is more concerned with his original idea of Shadow Over Europe, a newsreel about Hitler's invasion of Czechoslovakia. His son resigns and travels to South America where he encounters a story. During the battle of the River Plate, a German battleship, the Graf Spee, has been sunk by British ships. Has he found himself an important newsreel?
Old bones of the river( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farce about a professor who is forced to collect taxes and administer while the commissioner is on leave and his deputy ill
Perfidia( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un marqués se casa con una joven sólo por el título, a la vez que ama a otra. La joven acabará enamorándose de un amigo menos afortunado, pero todo se complica más aún por las insidias de su cruel marido y la pérfida amante
Band Waggon by Marcel Varnel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a British radio series, this comedy with music focuses on some amateur comics who convert a haunted castle into a TV station, until some Nazi spies cause problems
Fanny by gaslight by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illegitimate daughter of a British Cabinet Minister in the latter half of the 19th Century begins a new life as a lady's maid in her real father's household. She learns the facts of her parentage and a strong affection develops between her and her father. When his wife learns the truth and threatens a public scandal he commits suicide. But for the girl herself happiness eventually follows
The lady vanishes( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 39 steps: An innocent man is accused of a murder he did not commit. He must find the real murderer to clear his own name; in doing so, he becomes involved with an international spy ring
 
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Night train to Munich
Alternative Names
Edward Black englischer Filmproduzent

Edward Black (producer) Brits filmproducent (1900-1948)

Edward Black producteur britannique

Edward Black productor de cine británico

Edward Black produttore cinematografico britannico

Эдвард Блэк

אדוורד בלאק מפיק קולנוע בריטי

エドワード・ブラック

Languages
English (127)

Spanish (15)

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Night train to Munich