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Livesey, Roger 1906-1976

Overview
Works: 90 works in 304 publications in 3 languages and 3,902 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Film excerpts  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Educational films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Other
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 )
53 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( visu )
37 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 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 and realizes that some things are more important than money
The entertainer by Tony Richardson( visu )
22 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
A drama of seedy music hall life. Archie Rice, a third rate vaudevillian whose song and dance routines are unappealing and boring, is nagged by his shrewish alcoholic wife about his failures. His world comes tumbling down onto the garbage heap he has built up through a life of self-deception, sneaky schemes, and ruthless unconcern for those who love him
The league of gentlemen by Basil Dearden( visu )
12 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 libraries worldwide
An ex-army officer recruits high-class misfits with guilty secrets to help him rob a bank
The films of Michael Powell ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
A matter of life and death: 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
The drum ( visu )
8 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 143 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 )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Adaptations of two Jeeves, "a gentleman's personal gentleman", stories
A matter of life and death by Michael Powell( visu )
36 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 115 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 90 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 87 libraries worldwide
Story of a Jamie Durisdeer, a heroic Highlander-turned-pirate
Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin (Musical group)( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 81 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 )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 80 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 28 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 20 libraries worldwide
Two brothers toss to decide which shall join Bonnie Prince Charle's 1745 rebellion
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( visu )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 17 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
Of human bondage by John Cromwell( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 13 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
Richard Burton : [Green grow the rushes] ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 12 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
The life & death of Colonel Blimp: During World War 2, Clive Candy encounters a now captured German officer whom he befriended during the Boer War, the two are forced to either aid or betray each other
Je sais où je vais know where I'm going by Michael Powell( visu )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Joan Webster doit épouser Sir Robert Gellinger, sur l'île de Kiloran, situé dans les Hébrides, en Ecosse. Pendant le périlleux voyage, le mauvais temps se lève et Joan reste bloquée sur l'île de Mull avec TorquilMac Neil, jeune officier de la marine originaire de la région. Elle y fera des rencontres qui bouleverseront ses valeurs et mettront à mal sa détermination et son assurance habituelles. Son mariage s'éloigne
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 actor britànic
Roger Livesey actor británico
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
Ливси, Роджер
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