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Naismith, Laurence 1908-1992

Overview
Works: 83 works in 183 publications in 5 languages and 8,788 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical films  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Disaster films  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Conductor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Laurence Naismith
Publications by Laurence Naismith
Publications by Laurence Naismith, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Laurence Naismith
 
Most widely held works by Laurence Naismith
Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner( visu )
12 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
Merlin taught King Arthur well. He establishes the perfect kingdom of Camelot, the best knights in the world at the Round Table, and even finds himself a kind, loving wife in Queen Guenevere. Then, along comes the French knight, Lancelot. At first hated by all, he eventually proves himself and becomes the King's best friend and the best knight of the Round Table. He also becomes the Queen's lover, no matter how guilty both feel. Alas, Camelot cannot last. For Mordred, the king's treacherous illegitimate son, catches on, and works to undo everything Arthur worked for
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as the artist torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
Scrooge by ronald neame ( '70 ) movie( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Miserly Scrooge faces his past demons on Christmas Eve and vows to change his ways
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
In the 5th-century B.C., King Leonidas of Sparta has only his 300 bodyguards to stand with him against an invasion by the 60,000 men of the Persian army. Their heroic stand against the invasion gives the other Greek city-stats time to organize a large fighting force and ultimately defeat the Persians
Jason and the Argonauts by Don Chaffey( visu )
21 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 562 libraries worldwide
The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece before he can claim his throne. Includes featurette and interview
A Night to Remember by Roy Baker( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
In his unforgettable rendering of Walter Lord's book of the same name, the acclaimed British director Roy Ward Baker depicts with sensitivity, awe, and a fine sense of tragedy the Titanic's final hours. Featuring remarkably restrained performances, A Night To Remember is cinema's subtlest, finest dramatization of this monumental twentieth-century catastrophe
Greyfriars Bobby by Don Chaffey( visu )
12 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
True story about a dog with so much devotion to his master, he refuses to leave the grave when his master dies. Even after he's finally coaxed back in town, he still returns every evening to pay his respects
Sink the Bismarck! by Lewis Gilbert( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
The Bismarck was the fabled German battleship of World War II. Traces the "life" of the Bismarck from its launching (courtesy of newsreel footage) through its many battles and narrow escapes, concluding with its far-from-inevitable sinking in the Spring of 1941. The story concentrates on the human element, specifically a British intelligence captain, who has lost his family in the London blitz and thus has a personal reason for seeing the Bismarck blasted from the sea. The captain's tireless efforts are abetted by the love and support of a female naval officer
Mogambo by John Ford( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell
Fall of eagles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
In the 19th century, the major European powers had gone to great lengths to maintain a balance of power throughout Europe, resulting by 1900 in a complex network of political and military alliances throughout the continent. Beginning in 1815, the Holy Alliance between Prussia, Russia, and Austria formalized what had been a strictly familial support network. The House of Habsburg, the House of Hohenzollern, and the House of Romanov had long intermarried, resulting in an incredibly tangled web of relationships, a number of which led back to Queen Victoria of England. These three families influenced the political landscape of Europe, and their personal struggles, tragedies and decisions within these relationships affected Europe to a greater degree than they ever imagined. This miniseries focuses on the leading personalities of these three privileged families, and how they influenced the events that led to WWI
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
Meredith Willson's Here's love [the new musical by Meredith Willson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Here's love : original Broadway cast by Meredith Willson( file )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Village of the damned by John Carpenter( visu )
10 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
After an unseen force invades a quiet coastal town, ten women mysteriously find themselves pregnant, and when they simultaneously give birth --- the reign of horror begins. The children are all born with platinum-white hair, and display eerie psychic abilities and remarkable powers which they use with deadly consequences, unleasing a storm of terror
King Lear by Laurence Olivier( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
A satire of 18th century London society where the appearance of virtue was more important than its possession
The valley of Gwangi ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in French and English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
A cowboy captures a prehistoric beast and hits on the idea of putting it on display at a traveling circus. The beast, however, has other ideas
The Persuaders! ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
This premiere collection features the first 13 episodes of the stylish '70s series starring Roger Moore as Lord Brett Sinclair and Tony Curtis as Danny Wilde. Thrown together by a judge who wants a second shot at criminals he's been obliged to let walk, they are The Persuaders!, operating in the name of justice, and on the fringes of the law
Alexander H. Cohen presents A time for singing by John Morris( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1966 in Undetermined and English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The prince and the pauper the movie by Mark Twain( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Two boys, Edward Tudor, Prince of Wales, and Tom Canty, the son of an impoverished peasant, destined by fate to look exactly alike, exchange places to experience how each other lives
 
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Johnson, Lawrence 1908-1992
Laurence Naismith acteur britannique
Laurence Naismith attore britannico
Laurence Naismith britischer Schauspieler
Laurence Naismith britisk skodespelar
Laurence Naismith britisk skuespiller
Laurence Naismith Brits acteur
Laurence Naismith brittisk skådespelare
Laurentius Naismith
Naismith, Lawrence 1908-1992
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