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Rank Organisation

Overview
Works: 345 works in 642 publications in 3 languages and 11,187 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Filmed plays  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Disaster films  Historical films  Television mini-series  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,685 libraries worldwide
Hamlet is Shakespeare's towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
A Night to Remember by Roy Baker( visu )
14 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the sinking of the Titanic
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( visu )
12 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 994 libraries worldwide
A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( visu )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 572 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
This sporting life by David Storey( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
"Follows the self-defeating professional and romantic pursuits of a miner turned rugby player eking out an existence in drab Yorkshire."--Container
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( visu )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
"Andrew Crocker-Harris, an embittered, middle-aged schoolmaster ... begins to feel that his life has been a failure. Diminished by poor health, a crumbling marriage, and the derision of his pupils, the once brilliant scholar is compelled to reexamine his life when a young student offers an unexpected gesture of kindness. ... a classic of British realism"--Container
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
27 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, about a pair of teenagers who fall in love despite a bitter feud raging between their families
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
The purple plain by Robert Parrish( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
After his wife is killed during the Blitz, neurotic and suicidal Squadron Leader Bill Forrester (Gregory Peck) is bent on achieving one thing in the war: his own death. Fellow airmen see him as hostile, uncommunicative and prone to nightmares and anxiety attacks. But when Forrester's plane crash-lands in enemy territory, he realizes that he must save himself in order to guide his two injured companions to safety. As they cross the Burmese desert, the WWII pilot is transformed by his love for a refugee nurse named Anna (Win Min Than). Anna helps Forrester overcome his grief and gives him the drive to survive the trek through the wilderness of Burma. A wartime film about character rather than combat
Sapphire by Basil Dearden( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
"Une jeune femme, Sapphire, est retrouvee assassinee dans un parc de Londres. L'inspecteur Hazard est charge de l'enquete. Il decouvre que cette fille discrete, fiancee a un architecte, menait une double vie, sous deux identites et deux couleurs de peau."--[allociné.fr]. Avec Nigel Patrick, Michael Craig, Yvonne Mitchell, Paul Massie, Bernard Miles, Olga Lindo, Earl Cameron
All night long ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
The classic tale Othello is translated and retold to the world of 1960's London jazz clubs. Over the course of one eventful evening, during the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex and Delia Lane, a jealous & ambitious drummer, Johnny Cousin, attempts to tear the interracial couple apart
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( visu )
6 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in German and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Newly restored and digitally remastered from the original 35mm film, the legendary soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf stars in this acclaimed film of Richard Strauss' delightful opera, Der Rosenkavalier. This Salzburg Festival production of Strauss' great work toured the world, and this filmed version was hailed by The New York Times as 'Superb'. Schwarzkopf performs her signature role as Princess von Werdenberg, an aging beauty involved with a younger man, Octavian
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The residents of the London suburb of Pimlico discover that an ancient treaty ceded their district to the Duke of Burgundy, and when rationing restrictions loom before them, they decide to secede from Great Britain
Eva by Joseph Losey( visu )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Welsh writer Tyvian Jones (Stanley Baker) seems to have it all, style, an international best-seller, an apartment in Rome, a gorgeous fiancée, but he remains bitter. He meets his existential match in ennui in the mod seductress Eve
Defence of the realm by David Drury( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
"When a tawdry sex scandal links a high-ranking British politician to a Russian KGB agent, ambitious newsman Nick Mullen swiftly gets the story on Page One. But when his scoop-of-the-decade begins to unravel the cover-up-of-the-century ... [Mullen finds himself] ensnared in a web of deadly intrigue"--Container
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( visu )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in German and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Princess von Werdenberg is involved with Octavian. When Octavian agrees to deliver Baron Ochs' marriage proposal to Sophie, the messenger and bride-to-be fall in love with each other
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( visu )
8 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
David Lean's film of the Dickens novel about the strange consequences of the meeting of a poor Victorian boy who has been encouraged to expect a vast inheritance, and an escaped convict
Len Deighton's The Ipcress file by Len Deighton( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Master spy Harry Palmer is called into action when an undercover gang begins kidnapping and brainwashing key scientists
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by David Lean( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Rank Group

J. Arthur Rank Film Distributributors
J. Arthur Rank Organisation
J. Arthur Rank productions
Rank Organisation
Rank Organisation Limited
Rank Organisation London
Rank Organization
The Rank organisation
The Rank Organisation britisches Unternehmen
ランク・オーガニゼイション
蘭克影片公司
兰克机构
Languages
English (148)
German (10)
Chinese (2)
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