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Hawkins, Jack 1910-1973

Overview
Works: 195 works in 1,001 publications in 9 languages and 21,490 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Historical films  Film adaptations  War films  Religious films  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Producer, Singer, Author, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jack Hawkins
Publications by Jack Hawkins
Publications by Jack Hawkins, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jack Hawkins
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( visu )
236 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,864 libraries worldwide
A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself, and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive
The bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( visu )
117 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,199 libraries worldwide
British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( visu )
84 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,089 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
Zulu by Cy Endfield( visu )
113 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,750 libraries worldwide
Zulu is set in Africa in 1879 only hours after the battle of Isandhlwana. A small group of British soldiers stood their ground at a farm house against an onslaught of wave after wave of Zulus
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( visu )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 656 libraries worldwide
An eight-year old child accidentally discovers the family butler's illicit affair
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
The ruling class by Peter Medak( visu )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. He is "cured" of that affliction, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate, blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords. An irreverant look at Britain's class system that peers behind the closed doors of the aristocracy
The small back room by Michael Powell( visu )
10 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 libraries worldwide
The story of a lame scientist in WWII Britain, frustrated by his handicap and government bureaucrats, and embittered to those around him, who gets a chance at heroism when an unexploded German bomb threatens the town
1356 [a novel] by Bernard Cornwell( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Bâtard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poitiers and French King John II
Jane Eyre ( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
"Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to the cruel school institution of Lowood. Upon maturing, she is positioned as governess to a girl named Adele at Thornfield Hall. Fully aware of her low rank and plain countenance, she makes the best of her situation. But Thornfield holds many secrets and despite mysterious occurrences that Jane cannot comprehend, she and Edward Rochester, owner of Thornfield, and Adele's guardian, fall in love. Suddenly, when Jane is about to win the happiness she deserves, a dark secret comes to light, and it will take all of her courage, love and maturity to triumph"--Container
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( visu )
29 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 libraries worldwide
This is the story of the battle of the Atlantic, a story of an ocean, two ships and a handful of men. The men are the heroes. The heroines are the ships. The only villan is the sea -- the cruel sea -- that man has made even more cruel
Land of the pharaohs by Howard Hawks( visu )
28 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
The Great Pharaoh orders architect Vashtar to build him the highest pyramid in the world as his tomb. 15 years have passed and his treasury is dwindling, so he marries Princess Nellifer, but she is as ruthless as she is beautiful
The league of gentlemen by Basil Dearden( visu )
23 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Bitter about being forced into retirement, a colonel (wittily embodied by Jack Hawkins) ropes a cadre of former British army men into aiding him in a one-million-pound bank robbery, a risky, multitiered plan that involves infiltrating a military compound. A delightful cast of British all-stars, including Richard Attenborough, Bryan Forbes, and Roger Livesey, brings to life this precisely calibrated caper, which was immensely popular and influenced countless Hollywood heist films
Waterloo by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk( visu )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Stirring drama of the historic battle between Napoleon and Wellington
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( visu )
9 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Adventures of a sailor who prowls the unmapped jungles of the Far East in search of the feudal warlord who is terrorizing the peace-loving natives. He helps enslaved natives, is raped by a tribal chief, and finally sacrifices his life
The black rose by Henry Hathaway( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
A Saxon youth is run out of England during the Crusades, and goes with his loyal retainer to adventures in China where they become intrigued in the court of Kubla Kahn
Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace( Book )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Details how a wealthy young Jewish man and his family, who are all experiencing changing fortunes under Roman tyranny, are affected by the life and teachings of a Nazarene named Jesus Christ
The prisoner by Peter Glenville( visu )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Following World War II, an unnamed Cardinal is arrested as a traitor to an unspecified Eastern European country. While imprisoned, the Cardinal is put through a series of trials by a state interrogator charged with convincing the Cardinal to issue a phony statement that would effectively end Catholicism in the country. Purportedly based on the real-life travails of Hungarian Cardinal József Mindszenty
Theater of blood by Douglas Hickox( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and German and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Theater of blood : A demented actor and his daughter set about murdering each of London's nine prominent drama critics according to murders in Shakespeare's plays
Guns at Batasi ( visu )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A dedicated British soldier is caught in the midst of a revolution in Africa. When he is ordered to relinquish command to the native militia, he defies the orders and arms himself and his followers with a cache of weapons. When Regimental Sergeant Major Lauderdale learns of this defiance, he springs into action with all the authority at his command, knowing full well that he's the only thing that stands between order and ...massacre!
 
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Alternative Names
Hawkins, John Edward
Hawkins, John Edward 1910-1973
Jack Hawkins acteur britannique
Jack Hawkins actor británico
Jack Hawkins attore inglese
Jack Hawkins britischer Schauspieler
Jack Hawkins britisk skodespelar
Jack Hawkins britisk skuespiller
Jack Hawkins Brits acteur
Jack Hawkins brittisk skådespelare
Τζακ Χόκινς
Джак Хокинс
Хокинс, Джек
Џек Хокинс
ג'ק הוקינס
جک هاوکینز بازیگر بریتانیایی
잭 호킨스
ジャック・ホーキンス
Languages
English (568)
Spanish (55)
French (40)
German (34)
Italian (8)
Multiple languages (8)
Chinese (7)
Basque (3)
Russian (1)
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