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Cushing, Peter 1913-1994

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Works: 535 works in 1,161 publications in 6 languages and 16,357 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Computer games  Film series 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Photographer, Commentator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
31 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 2,670 libraries worldwide
A rebel ship is being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, with his new allies, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, and R2-D2, attempt to rescue rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empire's most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star
Star Wars trilogy by George Lucas( visu )
44 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,676 libraries worldwide
Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the future, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial army
Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
31 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 1,355 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
Alexander the Great by Robert Rossen( visu )
3 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
"Pictorial splendor. A spectacle of tremendous size!"--Variety
Horror of Dracula by Terence Fisher( visu )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Harker travels to Count Dracula's castle to act as his librarian. Harker--actually there to try to kill Dracula--is first attacked by Dracula's female companion, then killed by the Count himself. Harker's friend, Dr Van Helsing, arrives to investigate his disappearance and swears to track the vampire down and to kill him by whatever means necessary. Voyaging to London, Dracula pursues Harker's fiancée Lucy and her sister Mina. Mina's husband Arthur Holmwood tries to assist Van Helsing, who doggedly stalks the vampire in hopes of defeating him
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams( visu )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 494 libraries worldwide
In this spoof of war epics and Elvis films, an American rock star teams up with the daughter of a scientist to find the scientist before he creates the ultimate weapon
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( visu )
27 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Returning to his family's manor house on the lonely moors after his father dies under mysterious circumstances, Sir Henry Baskerville is confronted with the mystery of the supernatural hound that supposedly takes revenge upon the Baskerville family. The famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are brought in to investigate
The Sherlock Holmes collection by Arthur Conan Doyle( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Contains the only six surviving episodes from the classic BBC series and this is the first time they are available in North America
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
10 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and French and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Hamlet is Shakespeare's towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
The mummy by Terence Fisher( visu )
15 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Three British archaeologists discover the grave of an important Egyptian female priest who has died about four millenia ago. But when they open it a bad curse falls on them for having woken up the mighty guard of the grave who was buried with the priest
The end of the affair ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love, then she mysteriously ends the affair
The curse of Frankenstein by Terence Fisher( visu )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
A young German nobleman has uncovered life's mystery and unleashed a chain of blood-curdling terrors that seem similar to the monstrous horrors of a generation earlier. Outraged, the local citizenry imprisons the nobleman and condemns him to death, hoping to blot his family's ignominious name. The townspeople now understand something their forebears did not--the young man's name is more than a name, it's the curse of Frankenstein
Horror express ( visu )
41 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 227 libraries worldwide
When a frozen specimen of what may be the missing link is discovered in Manchuria, an English anthropologist supervises its transport aboard the Trans-Siberian Express
Sword of the valiant the legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
"One of the greatest legends ever told - the story of Sir Gawain and The Green Knight is brought to life in this bold and spectacular rendition of the age-old adventure tale from the producers of King Solomon's Mines and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. When the mysterious Green Knight (Sean Connery) makes a spectacular entrance into King Arthur's fabled court unannounced he lays down a most remarkable challenge, speaking in fantastical rhymes and riddles, gathering the attention of all, he goads the king's men into taking up the gauntlet in order to prove their loyalty and worth. The only one to accept the challenge is the young and valiant Sir Gawain (Miles O'Keefe, Tarzan, the Ape Man). Knighted and blessed by King Arthur (Trevor Howard, The Third Man) and presented with his ceremonial armour Sir Gawain sets out with a loyal servant to accomplish a seemingly chivalrous task far beyond the kingdom of Camelot, in search of the answer to The Green Knight's riddle"--Container
A tale of two cities ( visu )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
"The ultimate tale of love, honor, and sacrifice during the bloodstained French Revolution is movingly brought to life in this sumptuous production ... which thrillingly captures all the drama and emotion of one of history's most tumultuous eras"--Container
The Hammer horror series ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The curse of the werewolf: "Leon is a werewolf--half-man, half-beast, who loves by day and kills by night. This maniacal tale of terror follows the life of Leon from his innocent youth to his deadly adulthood. Try as he might, Leon is unable to control the dark forces within him and when the moon is full, he becomes an uncontrollable killer beast who terrorizes the town."
Frankenstein must be destroyed by Terence Fisher( visu )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
"Frankenstein pioneers research in brain transplants -- but the procedure is imperfect."--Container
The Satanic rites of Dracula ( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Count Dracula (Christopher Lee) leads a satanic cult of prominent citizens intent on unleashing a mutated form of the plague virus onto the world
Time without pity by Joseph Losey( visu )
5 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Tension rises to a fevered pitch in this psychological thriller about an alcoholic, long-absent father who has one day to save his falsely accused son from the gallows
Star wars trilogy ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the future, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial army
 
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Cushing, Peter Wilton 1913-1994
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