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Massey, Raymond

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Works: 523 works in 1,376 publications in 5 languages and 21,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations  Poetry  Historical films  Fiction  Horror films 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Producer, Editor, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Other, Host, Creator, Contributor, Commentator, Annotator
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 )
47 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,619 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 )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,472 libraries worldwide
The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
The fountainhead ( visu )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,359 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. Based on the novel by Ayn Rand
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( visu )
85 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
In this historical drama, Jeb Stuart, the famed Southern cavalryman arrives at West Point, where he befriends George Armstrong Custer. Both compete for the attention of "Kit Carson" Halliday. As a punishment for fighting with fellow classmates, both men are sent to an outpost in Kansas where they must battle the abolitionist John Brown. This experience causes them to examine their personal feelings about slavery
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( visu )
71 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
In a California farming valley in 1913 a complex, anguished younger son rebels against his stern father and discovers that his mother, believed dead, runs a nearby brothel. The film is an exploration of adolescence, the search for love, and of father-son relationships
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Leslie Howard( visu )
59 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 912 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 )
24 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 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 )
28 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 691 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 622 libraries worldwide
An Englishman on holiday in Ruritania finds himself helping to defeat a rebel plot by impersonating the kidnapped king at his coronation. The fourth of numerous screen adaptions of Hope's schoolboy adventure novel is directed decisively by Cromwell with obvious affection for the original story
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( visu )
21 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 524 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 484 libraries worldwide
Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to Presidency in 1860. Includes his first love, his marriage, his early law practice, and his debates with Douglas
Possessed ( visu )
7 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
She loves him when he goes away for months. She loves him when he refuses to marry her. But when callow David Sutton chooses to marry someone else, Louise Howell's love for him takes a darker turn
Fu lu shou Long life, happiness, and prosperity ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Mindy Ho inexpertly tries Taoist magic to find her mother a boyfriend and fix her mother's financial situation and seemingly hopeless romantic prospects
David and Bathsheba by Henry King( visu )
8 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 443 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 )
81 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 414 libraries worldwide
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 )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Five persons in the house-- strangers cut off from the world by thunderstorms and landslide. Terror of the unknown draws them together, makes them open their pasts to each other. Then, as the excitement reaches its peak, when the girl, alone on the stairs, finds the drunken monster lurching toward her
Spirit bear the Simon Jackson story ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Simon is attacked in the wilderness and is rescued by a rare white Kermode bear. When he learns there are only 400 of these bears in existence, he turns from shy stuttering daydreamer to political activist
Action in the North Atlantic by Lloyd Bacon( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 283 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 253 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 235 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
 
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Massey, Raymond Hart 1896-1983
Raymond Massey actor
Raymond Massey attore canadese
Raymond Massey kanadisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler
Ρέιμοντ Μάσεϊ
Мэсси, Рэймонд
ریموند مسی
レイモンド・マッセイ
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