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Mills, John 1908-2005

Overview
Works: 449 works in 1,337 publications in 7 languages and 28,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Epic films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Historical films  War films  Comedy films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, vac, Costume designer, Author, Singer, Interviewee, Other, Narrator, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Mills
Publications by John Mills
Publications by John Mills, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( visu )
53 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,931 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
62 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,518 libraries worldwide
A musical based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot
Swiss family Robinson by Madeleine Du Vivier( visu )
34 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,435 libraries worldwide
The shipwrecked Robinson Family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( visu )
78 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,985 libraries worldwide
It does for Dickens what Henry V does for Shakespeare-that is, it indicates a method for translating him from print to film, said James Agee of this superb rendering of the much-loved novel
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 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
A tale of two cities by Philippe Monnier( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
War and peace by King Vidor( visu )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( visu )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Dickens' tale of greed and selfishness centers on Martin Chuzzlewit, a wealthy gentleman. With his great fortune at stake, and with Martin's disinherited grandson floundering in America, relatives increasingly desperate to inherit the riches close in on the vulnerable old man
Hobson's choice by David Lean( visu )
30 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( visu )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Headstrong Rosy lives on the heathered hills of Ireland's Dingle Peninsule. She cannot forsake her passionate romance with a handsome British officer. Yet, for Rosy, there is a greater love - the devotion of her reserved schoolteacher husband Charles. When Rosy has an illicit affair and is ultimately charged with treason, it is Charles who will stand by her side
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( visu )
14 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 669 libraries worldwide
A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( visu )
29 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men
In which we serve by Noel Coward( visu )
57 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 628 libraries worldwide
The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for
Zulu dawn ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army
Murder with mirrors ( visu )
7 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
When Miss Marple arrives at palatial Stonygates, one thing is certain. Before there's time to lather a warm scone with marmalade and place a tea cozy, murder most foul is bound to occur
The end of the affair by Edward Dmytryk( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 297 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
Bean : the ultimate disaster Movie by Mel Smith( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the chairman of the gallery's board defends him. They send him to USA, to the small Los Angeles art gallery instead, where he'll have to officiate at the opening of the greatest US picture ever(called "Whistler's Mother")
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Classic Shakespearian tragedy depicting the fall of Julius Caesar of ancient Rome. The play focuses most on the minds and motives of the assassins, with emphasis on Brutus and Cassius
The wrong box ( visu )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
A strange rule of inheritance allows only the last remaining survivor of a family of siblings to get the sizable legacy, precipitating a dangerous contest between two elderly brothers. Their families get involved too, sparking a wild chase and absurd comedy as they attempt to be the last man standing
The rocking horse winner ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
A story about a young, sensitive English boy whose rocking horse empowers him to predict winning racehorses, at the eventual cost of his life
 
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Ioannes Mills
John Mills acteur britannique
John Mills aktor brytyjski
John Mills angol színész
John Mills attore britannico
John Mills Brits acteur (1908-2005)
John Mills englischer Schauspieler
John Mills English actor
Mills, Jean 1908-2005
Mills, John 1908-2005 Sir
Mills, John, Sir, 1908-2005.
Mills, John William 1908-2005
Mills, Johnny 1908-2005
Mills, Lewis Ernest Watts 1908-2005
Mills, Sir John 1908-2005
Watts Mills, Lewis Ernest 1908-2005
Миллс, Джон
ג'ון מילס
جان میلز بازیگر بریتانیایی
존 밀스
ジョン・ミルズ
约翰·米尔斯
約翰米爾斯
Languages
English (481)
Spanish (11)
German (2)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Hindi (1)
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