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Williams, Harcourt 1880-1957

Overview
Works: 69 works in 187 publications in 5 languages and 4,258 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Romance films  War films  Action and adventure films  Epic films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Harcourt Williams
Roman Holiday by William Wyler( Visual )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Old Vic saga by Harcourt Williams( Book )

14 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years at the Old Vic, 1929-1933 by Harcourt Williams( Book )

12 editions published between 1935 and 1955 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivier in scenes from Hamlet and Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1959 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vic-Wells: the work of Lilian Baylis by Harcourt Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Évocation de la campagne entreprise par le roi d'Angleterre Henry V pour appuyer ses prétentions à la couronne de France
Brighton rock by Rowan Joffe( Visual )

13 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1947 in post-war Brighton, the elegant and respectable facade hides a sinister underworld ruled by intimidation and terror. Pinkie, a ruthless and sadistic young criminal, commits a murder and then marries the only witness to cover his tracks. A trail of killings and double crossings lead to his eventual downfall, when savage justice is finally meted out in a thrilling and memorable climax
Tales from Ebony by Harcourt Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1934 and 1947 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 30 fairy tales based on traditional and literary sources
The tailor of Gloucester : a play from the story by Beatrix Potter by Harcourt Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1929 and 1934 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When tailor becomes sick and cannot finish the waistcoat for the Mayor, the mice finish it for him
Four fairy plays by Harcourt Williams( Book )

5 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reluctant dragon by Harcourt Williams( Book )

3 editions published between 1934 and 1953 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fairy plays by Harcourt Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt
Ginger & Pickles by Beatrix Potter( Book )

5 editions published between 1930 and 1931 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ginger, a yellow tom-cat, and Pickles, a terrier, run a very popular general store but soon run into trouble because they give everyone unlimited credit
Terror on a train( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a man plants a bomb on board a train the police call in an army bomb disposal expert to find and dismantle it, only to find after it has been made safe, that there is shock in store
Autour du monde en 80 jours( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
The frog prince : a play for children in one act by Harcourt Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Penguin and the bullseyes : a play for children in one act by Harcourt Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hamlet, set in Denmark, tells the story of the titular prince and his supposed madness after his uncle Claudius kills his father, marries his mother, and takes the throne. Shakespeare's most popular and most performed play, Hamlet has spawned countless interpretations and continues to intrigue audiences with its timeless themes of revenge and moral corruption"--Container
 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Harcourt Williams acteur britannique

Harcourt Williams britisk skodespelar

Harcourt Williams britisk skuespiller

Harcourt Williams Brits acteur (1880-1957)

Harcourt Williams brittisk skådespelare

Harcourt Williams, E. 1880-1957

Harcourt Williams, E. G. 1880-1957

Harcourt Williams, Ernest George 1880-1957

Williams, E. Harcourt.

Williams, E. Harcourt, 1880-

Williams, E. Harcourt 1880-1957

Williams Ernest George Harcourt 1880-1957

Williams, Harcourt 1880-

Харкорт Уильямс

Languages
English (118)

German (4)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Spanish (1)

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