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Sim, Alastair 1900-1976

Overview
Works: 131 works in 474 publications in 3 languages and 6,597 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Christmas stories  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Christmas films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PR4572, FIC
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A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
116 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,456 libraries worldwide
Classic Dickens story about a bitter old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
The ruling class by Peter Medak( visu )
15 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
Devastating satire on the British upper classes stars Peter O'Toole as the 14th Earl of Gurney fresh from an insane asylum to claim his inheritance. Jack Gurney's mad goodness - he believes himself to be Jesus Christ - is contrasted with the rest of the family's sane evil. He finally is "cured" and becomes a blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords
Stage Fright by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 743 libraries worldwide
A woman disguises herself as a maid in order to clear her friend who's been accused of murdering his mistress's husband
Green for danger ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 libraries worldwide
A postman dies on the operating table at a rural English hospital, in the midst of the Nazi blitz. But was his death accidental?
She stoops to conquer by Oliver Goldsmith( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1964 and 1990 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Love, lies, and dysfunctional families. Sound like your last family gathering? Try this one on for laughs. Two randy young gents, Charles and George, set out to woo the alluring and upper-crust Kate and Constance. But inexperienced Charles is shy and clumsy around upper-class ladies, so it's the barmaid who catches his eye
School for scoundrels ( visu )
8 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Mr. S. Potter is headmaster of a school which gives instruction on "How to win without actually cheating." The school teaches the ways to seduce a women, gain points in a conversation, or beating someone who plays a better game. One of Mr. Potter's pupils is a desperate Henry Palfrey whose every attempt to win the heart of April Smith has been thwarted by the cad Raymond Delauney. Needless to say Mr. Potter's instructions allow Henry to vanquish his nemesis and win April's affections, though not quite as Mr. Potter had intended
The belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder( visu )
27 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 libraries worldwide
A farce set among the uninhibited pupils of an unorthodox school. A sultan sends his daughter to St. Trinian's because it is near his racehorse stables. One of the students kidnaps the sultan's prize mare and pandemonium ensues
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol ( visu )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, a despicable miser is visited by three spirits who show him visions of Christmases past, present, and future. He is totally changed by these experiences and becomes cheerful and benevolent
Rogue male ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
"Early in 1939 Sir Robert Thorndyke takes aim at Adolph Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has followed him. Knowing that his government would turn him over to German authorities, Sir Robert goes underground in his battle with his pursuers"--IMDb
The Happiest days of your life by John Dighton( visu )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 libraries worldwide
A comic broadside against the English educational system. This unrestrained romp tells of a boys' school and a girls' school accidentally billeted together and the inspired anarchy that results when the droll headmaster and the iron-willed headmistress clash
Cold comfort farm ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A poor London orphan decides to accept the largess of odd relatives living on a Sussex farm
Cottage to let by Anthony Asquith( visu )
11 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A wartime cottage on a Scottish estate becomes a focus of attention when not only the new tenant but a London evacuee and a downed fighter pilot all move in. The interest may not be unconnected with the fact that the landowner is also a key British military scientist. For a start, the butler is obviously a Scotland Yard flatfoot. Several of the people staying at the cottage are actually spies who plan to kidnap the scientist
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( visu )
16 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
In this comic film a beautiful, spoiled heiress has everything money can buy, except a husband. After a disastrous first marriage, she sets her sights on a dedicated but poor Indian doctor who has saved her from suicide
Hue and cry by Charles Crichton( visu )
18 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A gang of London's East End crooks uses a serialized story in a weekly children's magazine as a means of sending messages. A bright kid spots the messages and gets his pals together to try and catch the crooks
The littlest horse thieves ( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Pit ponies at a Yorkshire mine are to be replaced with machinery, and three horse-loving youngsters band together to try and prevent the slaughter of the ponies
Green for danger ( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Inspector Cockrill investigates a double murder at a remote provincial English hospital during World War II, a place filled with suspicious doctors and staff. The mad killer, dispatching patients on the operating table, kills the head nurse after she reveals that a patient's death during surgery was no accident. Cockrill needs all the wit and ingenuity he can muster to untangle the web of deceit--before the murderer strikes again
Scrooge ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
On the eve of Christmas, Ebenezer Scrooge, one of the nastiest men in all London, is visited by four ghosts who oblige him to recognize the error of his ways, past, present and future. But is it too late to repent and redeem himself?
An inspector calls by Guy Hamilton( visu )
10 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A young girl is murdered and an inspector calls on a prosperous Yorkshire household to investigate the sad circumstances behind her death
Christmas carol ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Scrooge, the miser, is reformed when visited on Christmas Eve by the apparitions of the past, present and future
The Green Man ( visu )
12 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Hawkins, a professional assassin, is reactivated to do away with Sir Gregory Upshoot, a politician. Hawkins tracks his quarry to a decrepit seaside resort called The Green Man and here waits to spring his trap. Hawkins is disguised as a simple clockmaker. He has planted a bomb to be exploded just when Sir Gregory arrives, but the victim does not appear. Vacuum salesman William Blake, a bumbler of the first rank, stumbles upon the plot and conducts a wild search for the killer at the inn, never for a moment suspecting the meek-mannered Hawkins. At the last minute he unearths the bomb and, seconds before it explodes, throws it out of a window and literally undoes Hawkins
 
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Alternative Names
Alastair Sim acteur britannique
Alastair Sim attore britannico
Alastair Sim britischer Schauspieler
Alastair Sim britisk skodespelar
Alastair Sim britisk skuespiller
Alastair Sim Brits acteur (1900-1976)
Alastair Sim brittisk skådespelare
Sim, Alistair 1900-1976
Sim, Alister 1900-1976
Сим, Аластер
אלסטייר סים
الستر سیم بازیگر بریتانیایی
アラステア・シム
阿拉斯泰爾·西姆
Languages
English (304)
German (1)
French (1)
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