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Guinness, Alec 1914-2000

Overview
Works: 466 works in 2,911 publications in 12 languages and 60,561 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Biography  Comedy films  War films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Narrator, Composer, Costume designer, Compiler, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, Dedicatee, Speaker, Creator, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Alec Guinness
Publications by Alec Guinness
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Star wars by George Lucas( visu )
271 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 10,007 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, 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 Empires most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( visu )
185 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,425 libraries worldwide
British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
Doctor Zhivago by Nancy Stanley( visu )
87 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,870 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet he finds himself in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse. Zhivago becomes torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the Bolshevik revolution, but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism
A passage to India by David Lean( visu )
69 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,467 libraries worldwide
While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, becomes appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young girl
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( visu )
61 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,182 libraries worldwide
"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past"--Container
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( visu )
67 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,758 libraries worldwide
Story of a young man befriending an escaped convict who becomes his unknown benefactor, and of the consequences for the young man as he established himself in the world
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( visu )
93 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives
Oliver Twist by David Lean( visu )
116 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,469 libraries worldwide
After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
115 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done
Brother sun, sister moon by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
57 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
A compelling, insightful look at the early years of Francis of Assisi, who abandoned a life of wealth and comfort to seek a spiritual union with the world
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( visu )
75 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( visu )
43 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 856 libraries worldwide
17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
74 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Sir Alec Guinness is Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out, or gets dirty. But when mill owners and workers realize this miracle fiber will destroy their industry, Sidney becomes the most hunted man in the nation
The horse's mouth by Ronald Neame( visu )
41 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Gulley Jimson, an ill-behaved artist is in search for a perfect canvas. He is determined to let nothing come between himself and the realization of his exalted vision
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( visu )
92 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 810 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of the ascension of Roman Emperor Commodus, in which Commodus assassinates his father (Emperor Marcus Aurelius) when he learns that Aurelius had planned to name Aurelius' adopted son Livius (a fictional character) as Aurelius' successor
Scrooge by ronald neame ( '70 ) movie( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Miserly Scrooge faces his past demons on Christmas Eve and vows to change his ways
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 libraries worldwide
In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and send Tony to South America
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( visu )
33 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 642 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
The captain's paradise by Anthony Kimmins( visu )
19 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
Sir Alec Guinness is Henry St. James, captain of an international ferry boat who has discovered the secret to the perfect double life: in Gibraltar he has a British housewife, while in Tangier his second wife is a hotblooded Spanish vixen. When the Captain becomes careless with anniversary gifts, he must see if he can not only outwit two betrayed wives, but survive a very serious firing squad
A positively final appearance : a journal, 1996-98 by Alec Guinness( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Den engelske skuespiller Alec Guinness (1914-2000) skildrer 2 år af sit liv
 
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Alec Guinness acteur britannique
Alec Guinness aktor brytyjski
Alec Guinness anglický herec
Alec Guinness attore britannico
Alec Guinness britisk skodespelar
Alec Guinness britisk skuespiller
Alec Guinness Brits acteur
Alec Guinness englischer Schauspieler
Alec Guinness Ingles nga aktor
Aleks Giness angļu aktieris
Alexander Guinness
De Cuffe, Alec Guinness 1914-2000
Ginness, Alek 1914-2000
Guiness Alec 1914-2000
Guinness, Alec, 1914-
Guinness, Alec 1914-2000
Guinness, Alec Sir,1914-
Guinness, Alec, Sir, 1914-2000.
Guinness de Cuffe, Alec 1914-2000
SIR ALEC GUINNESS
Άλεκ Γκίνες
Алек Гинес
Алек Гинис
Алек Гиннесс
Алек Гіннесс
Алек Гінэс
Ալեք Գինես
אלק גינס
اليك جينيس
أليك غينيس
الک گینس
അലെക് ഗിന്നെസ്സ്
อเล็ก กินเนสส์
ალეკ გინესი
앨릭 기니스
アレック・ギネス
亚历克·吉尼斯
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