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Livesey, Roger 1906-1976

Overview
Works: 85 works in 291 publications in 6 languages and 3,786 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Film excerpts  Action and adventure films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Roger Livesey
Publications by Roger Livesey
Publications by Roger Livesey, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Roger Livesey
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
61 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,218 libraries worldwide
It is considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. A stirring masterpiece like no other. The indelible General Clive Candy barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942), only to see the world change irrevocably before his eyes. Blimp is both moving and slyly satirical, an incomparable film about war, love, and aging
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( visu )
43 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 737 libraries worldwide
A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer who threatens to thwart her carefully laid-out life plans
The entertainer by Tony Richardson( visu )
23 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
A drama of seedy music hall life centering on Archie Rice, an egotistical, third-rate British music hall performer whose career and personal life are in a down-hill spiral
The films of Michael Powell ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Age of consent: Based on the life of controversial Australian artist Norman Lindsay. Lindsay is a jaded painter who heads Down Under looking for a way to revitalize his creative soul. His self-imposed exile is interrupted by Cora, an uninhibited young woman on her own journey of self-discovery
The league of gentlemen by Basil Dearden( visu )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Bitter about being forced into retirement, a colonel (wittily embodied by Jack Hawkins) ropes a cadre of former British army men into aiding him in a one-million-pound bank robbery, a risky, multitiered plan that involves infiltrating a military compound
The drum by Zoltan Korda( visu )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
In this action-packed adventure, Sabu plays a young prince who goes into hiding with Colonial forces after his nefarious uncle murders his maharaja father
Jeeves by P. G Wodehouse( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Jeeves, the inscrutable gentleman's gentleman who steers his befuddled employer Bertie Wooster through countless scrapes, is one of P.G. Wodehouse's wittiest and most enduring characters, Here Jeeves is portrayed by Roger Livesey while Terry-Thomas plays Bertie. Supported by an excellent cast, these actors render two vintage stories : Jeeves takes charge, and Indian Summer
A matter of life and death by Michael Powell( visu )
36 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 117 libraries worldwide
During World War II, an English pilot survives a jump from his burning plane due to an angel's incompetence. Caught in a netherworld between heaven and Earth, and in love with an American radio operator, he must plead his case before a heavenly tribunal
The films of Michael Powell ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
British flyer Peter Carter survives a jump from his burning plane without parachute and wakes up in a nether world between Earth and the next life. He is informed that he should have died and must go to Heaven, where he is put on trial for his life. He falls in love with June, an American radio operator
Robert Louis Stevenson's The Master of Ballantrae ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Story of a Jamie Durisdeer, a heroic Highlander-turned-pirate
Stairway to heaven ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in Italian and English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
During World War II, an English pilot survives a jump from his burning plane due to an angel's incompetence. Caught in a nether world between heaven and Earth, and in love with an American radio operator, he must plead his case before a heavenly tribunal
Sabu! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Elephant Boy: A young mahout leads the British on an expedition through the jungle. The Drum: When his uncle assassinates his father, a young prince joins with the British colonialists to fight against his uncle. Jungle Book: A young boy is raised by wolves in the jungle
Essential art house ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The life and death of Colonel Blimp: "Famous British cartoon character Colonel Blimp was made flesh and blood in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's complex, humane portrait of a well-mannered soldier, whom the film follows through the first half of the twentieth century"--Container
The Master of Ballantrae ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The story and adventures of a heroic Highlander who turns pirate
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( visu )
6 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A fictional biography of Dutch painter and printmaker Rembrandt van Rijn. Begins at the turning point in Rembrandt's career in 1642 when his beloved wife died and his technical experiments began to lose him the patronage of the Dutch bourgeoisie. It goes on to trace his decline into poverty, his love affair with a servant girl and his solitary last years
Richard Burton [Green grow the rushes] ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a Kent community's efforts to conceal their whiskey-smuggling business from interfering government agents
Silver screen collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Secret mission: Four British intelligence man are sent to occupied France to assess the strength of the German defence during World War 2. While trying to obtain vital information from the resistance, the men must also escape the Nazi's sent to hunt them
Of human bondage ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Philip Carey is a medical student whose one real obsession is Mildred Rogers (in this version he is not clubfooted). Though Mildred is nothing more than cockney waitress with high aspirations, he becomes totally besotted with her tawdy charms. She leads him on with quick kisses and coy smiles, but Mildred is a woman of alluring contradictions, as capable of deception as she's capable of delight
Futtocks end ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Undetermined and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A weekend gathering at the decaying country home of the eccentric General Futtock (Ronnie Barker) produces a series of saucy mishaps between staff and guests. The bumbling and lewd General competes with his equally lecherous butler (Michael Hordern) as they try to win the attentions of the beautiful young houseguest and chaos ensues between the assembled group of motley characters. Futtocks end is a classic British 'sound effect' comedy
Sabu! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
When his uncle assassinates his father, a young prince joins with the British colonialists to fight against his uncle
 
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Roger Livesey acteur britannique
Roger Livesey attore britannico
Roger Livesey britischer Schauspieler
Roger Livesey British actor
Roger Livesey britisk skodespelar
Roger Livesey britisk skuespiller
Roger Livesey Brits acteur (1906-1976)
Roger Livesey brittisk skådespelare
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