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Pleasence, Donald

Overview
Works: 624 works in 2,058 publications in 7 languages and 30,585 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  War films  Horror films  Science fiction films  Vampire films  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Artist, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Donald Pleasence
Publications by Donald Pleasence
Publications by Donald Pleasence, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Donald Pleasence
The Great Escape by John Sturges( visu )
42 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,808 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Halloween by John Carpenter( visu )
105 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,091 libraries worldwide
In 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers brutally killed his older sister. The silent child was incarcerated in the Smith's Grove Sanitarium under the care of psychiatrist Sam Loomis. Michael's hometown of Haddonfield was slowly begining to forget the tragic crime. That is until Loomis returns to the town to warn them of Myers' escape from Smith's Grove. With Michael set on killing a group of high school students, Loomis gets the hesitant town sheriff to help him stop Michael before it's too late
Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( visu )
27 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 1,650 libraries worldwide
Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
You only live twice by Lewis Gilbert( visu )
48 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
Sean Connery returns as Agent 007 as a disaster in space pushes humankind toward World War III. James Bond travels to Japan to stop the evil SPECTRE organisation and its diabolical leader from instigating global warfare
John Carpenter's Escape from New York by John Carpenter( visu )
46 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 940 libraries worldwide
In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison that houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash-lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission--and his life--unless he succeeds
The Barchester Chronicles by Anthony Trollope( visu )
27 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 862 libraries worldwide
The cozy community of Barchester is rocked from its complacency when a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires
James A. Michener's Centennial ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of Centennial is founded by the young Mennonite Levi Zendt and his bride-to-be. Looks at the effects of the American Civil War on the settlement and the disputes between cattle ranchers and farmers. Shows the plight of Mexican residents who find their rights threatened by a real estate tycoon from back East. Examines more recent dirty politics as two contestants face off over the future of the town and its dwindling natural resources
The eagle has landed by John Sturges( visu )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
The peace in an English village is shattered as German paratroopers make a drastic attempt to kidnap Winston Churchill and bring him back to Germany
Will Penny by Tom Gries( visu )
22 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Will Penny, an aging, out of work cowboy, is left in the desert to die by a ruthless gang of outlaws. A beautiful young woman and her son, on her way to join her husband, stops to help him and nurses him back to health. Suddenly, Will sees a lifestyle he's never known as he falls in love with her, but the gang is on its way to finish him off
Fantastic voyage by Richard Fleischer( visu )
11 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 673 libraries worldwide
El profesor Bennet es un científico que ha creado una fórmula que permitiría reducir el cuerpo humano a un tamaño microscópico durante un tiempo ilimitado. Cuando se dispone a entregarla al Pentágono, unos espías provocan un accidente de tráfico que deja al profesor incapacitado para toda labor científica. Pero las Fuerzas Disuasorias de Miniaturas Combinadas ponen en marcha un plan para operarlo desde el interior
Cul-de-sac ( visu )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
A withdrawn couple's isolated house is infiltrated by a rude, burly American gangster on the run. The three engage in role-playing games of sexual and emotional humiliations. An evocative, claustrophobic, and morbidly funny tale of the modern world in chaos
The greatest story ever told by Katja M Becker( visu )
8 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
The story of Jesus of Nazareth, from his birth and teachings to His crucifixtion and Resurrection
John Carpenter's Halloween ( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and German and held by 386 libraries worldwide
On Halloween night years ago, little Michael Meyers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital ... until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again ... and again ... and again. Tonight is Halloween!
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( visu )
23 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and German and held by 233 libraries worldwide
In this realistic depiction of the lives of ordinary German soldiers Paul Baumer and his school chums are encouraged to enlist by their bombastic, slogan-chanting teacher, but they quickly learn that actual war is more gore than glory, as they crawl through mud, huddle in trenches, suffer the ordeal of frenzied hand-to-hand combat and dodge screaming shells during World War I
THX 1138 : the George Lucas director's cut ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Like all other drones in the sprawling subterranean technocracy, he has a designation: THX 1138. He's the product of a number-crunching, soul-numbing society. But there's a flaw: He's human and wants out."--Container
 
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Donald Pleasence
Donald Pleasence acteur britannique
Donald Pleasence actor britànic
Donald Pleasence actor británico
Donald Pleasence aktor britanik
Donald Pleasence aktor brytyjski
Donald Pleasence attore britannico
Donald Pleasence British actor
Donald Pleasence britisk skodespelar
Donald Pleasence britisk skuespiller
Donald Pleasence Brits acteur
Donald Pleasence brittisk skådespelare
Donald Pleasence englesche Schauspiller
Donald Pleasence englischer Schauspieler
Donald Pleasence pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya
Donald Pleasence Suurbritannia näitleja
Donald Plezens
Donalds Plezenss angļu aktieris
Pleas, Don.
Pleas, Don 1919-1995
Pleasance, Don.
Pleasance, Donald.
Pleasance Donald 1919-1995
Pleasence, Don 1919-1995
Pleasence, Donald 1919-1995
Pleasence, Donald Henry 1919-1995
Ντόναλντ Πλόσενς
Доналд Плезенс
Дональд Плезенс английский актёр, кавалер ордена Британской империи
Дональд Плісенс
דונלד פלזנס
דונלד פלזנס שחקן בריטי
دونالد بليزانس
دونالد بليزانس ممثل بريطاني
دونالد پلیسنس بازیگر بریتانیایی
도널드 플레전스
ドナルド・プレザンス
當奴·派辛斯
Languages
English (375)
French (13)
Spanish (12)
German (11)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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