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Massey, Raymond

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Works: 534 works in 1,337 publications in 6 languages and 20,647 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Poetry  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations  Historical drama  Love stories 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Producer, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Host, Other, Creator, Annotator, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Raymond Massey
Publications by Raymond Massey
Publications by Raymond Massey, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Raymond Massey
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( visu )
45 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,601 libraries worldwide
An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
John Steinbeck's East of Eden ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,430 libraries worldwide
The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
The fountainhead by King Vidor( visu )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,358 libraries worldwide
An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( visu )
85 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,072 libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of J.E.B. Stuart (Flynn), George Custer (Reagan) and other characters as they leave West Point in the years before the Civil War. Some join John Brown's army of fanatics and sincere reformers ; others are sent by the army to quash John Brown. The climax is the Battle of Harper's Ferry that began the War between the States
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( visu )
82 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
Based on John Steinbeck's novel, the first of the three major films that make up the Dean legacy. Story of Cal Trask, a youth who vies for his father's affection with Aron, the favoured son, and his desperate attempts to obtain the attention he needs
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Leslie Howard( visu )
57 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 913 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the novel by Baroness Orczy in which a dashing dandy of the English court tries to defend innocent aristocrats from the violence of the French revolution
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( visu )
23 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
49th parallel by Michael Powell( visu )
25 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
Prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( visu )
7 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
To save the crown, an English gentleman masquerades as his distant cousin, the King of Ruritania
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( visu )
21 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 532 libraries worldwide
A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( visu )
16 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to the Presidency in 1860. Includes his first love, his marriage, his early law practice, and his debates with Douglas
Possessed by Curtis Bernhardt( visu )
7 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged woman gets involved with a callous lover, whose inattention finally drives her crazy
David and Bathsheba ( visu )
8 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
The story of how King David brought sorrow to his land when he fell in love with a married woman and arranged her husband's murder, which brings down the wrath of God. David must rediscover his faith in God to save those around him and himself
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( visu )
83 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 417 libraries worldwide
A classic science fiction fantasy deals with a future time when humanity, fed up at last with the death and destruction of constant war, unites in a great movement dedicated to peace
The old dark house by James Whale( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
A group of travelers on a mountain road in Wales, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
Action in the North Atlantic by Lloyd Bacon( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
A salute to the Merchant Marine and Navy set during World War II. Story of the crew of a tanker destroyed by a German sub who vow revenge. Soon they get a new ship and are on their way to the Russian port of Murmansk. During their voyage they face an almost insurmountable Nazi attack
The films of Michael Powell ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Age of consent: Based on the life of controversial Australian artist Norman Lindsay. Lindsay is a jaded painter who heads Down Under looking for a way to revitalize his creative soul. His self-imposed exile is interrupted by Cora, an uninhibited young woman on her own journey of self-discovery
John Brown's body by Stephen Vincent Benét( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 libraries worldwide
"On October 16, 1859, John Brown led 21 men on a raid of the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia. His plan was to seize arms and supply them to slaves with the hope of starting a war against slavery. After a life of failed enterprises and anti-slavery activities he emerged at age 55 with the intent of finding a way to start his anti-slavery war. His raid failed and he was arrested by the future Southern general, Robert E. Lee, who was in charge of the Marine contingent"--Container
Fire over England by William K Howard( visu )
26 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Intrigue and romance in the court of Elizabeth I as her navy deals with the threat of the Spanish Armada
Cecil B. DeMille's reap the wild wind by Thelma Strabel( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A sea captain is locked in battle in 1840s Key West with lawyer Steve Tolliver for the affections of a beautiful ship owner. Tolliver attempts to prosecute the captain for the murder of a girl who was allegedly on board
 
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Massey, Raymond Hart 1896-1983
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