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Rank Organisation

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Works: 295 works in 557 publications in 3 languages and 9,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television plays  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Software  Interactive multimedia  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A night to remember by Roy Baker( visu )
11 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 1,396 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, this is one of cinema's subtlest, finest dramatizations of this monumental twentieth-century catastrophe
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( visu )
9 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 952 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Oscar Wilde's comedy which uses humor to celebrate the triumph of life over adversity in Victorian society
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 558 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 )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
"Follows the self-defeating professional and romantic pursuits of a miner turned rugby player eking out an existence in drab Yorkshire."--Container
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
25 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's classic tale of two young lovers who make the ultimate sacrifice to be together
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
A moving drama about an aging English schoolmaster who comes to grips with his personal and professional failures
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Hamlet is Shakespeare's towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( visu )
8 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in German and held by 271 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
The rocking horse winner ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 269 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 )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 212 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
All night long ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 166 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
Sapphire by Basil Dearden( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A beautiful female college student is found dead in a public park. The police soon discover that her murder may have been racially motivated
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state
Defence of the realm by David Drury( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 132 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
Eva by Joseph Losey( visu )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 125 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
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by David Lean( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A hilarious haunting begins when novelist Charles Condomine invites an eccentric medium to dinner to probe her knowledge of the supernatural. But the wacky spiritualist unwittingly brings his first wife back to life
The Ipcress file by Sidney J Furie( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Master spy Harry Palmer is called into action when an undercover gang begins kidnapping and brainwashing key scientists
The Royal Ballet ( visu )
4 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Swan Lake, act II: Prince Siegfried has fallen in love with Odette, who has been turned into a swan by a wizard. Siegfried goes to the lake at night, to free her. They declare their love for each other but as dawn approaches, she and her companions change back into swans -- Firebird: The Firebird is captured by Crown Prince Ivan who releases her only after she gives him one of her feathers, thus promising to serve him forever. With her help Ivan is then able to destroy the supposedly immortal Kostchei, an evil magician -- Ondine: Palemon falls in love with and marries a watersprite - Ondine, but loses her in a storm at sea, and, thinking she is dead, breaks his pledge to her by marrying Berta
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1944 and 1995 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Laurence Olivier presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Henry V
 
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Alternative Names
J. Arthur Rank Film Distributributors
J. Arthur Rank Organisation
J. Arthur Rank productions
Rank-Film
˜The œRank organisation
Rank Organisation Limited
Rank Organisation London
Languages
English (135)
German (8)
Chinese (1)
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