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Farrar, David 1908-1995

Overview
Works: 45 works in 145 publications in 4 languages and 2,714 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Records and correspondence  War films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile delinquency films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about David Farrar
Publications by David Farrar
Publications by David Farrar, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about David Farrar
 
Most widely held works by David Farrar
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( visu )
42 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples and customs, a harsh and unforgiving climate and a wrenching struggle with her own past that will prove the ultimate test of her devotion and faith
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
"Basado en hechos reales del año 480 a.C. en Grecia, este brillante drama presenta a Richard Egan como el soldado griego Leonidas, que dirige a 300 soldados espartanos en contra del abrumador ejército persa en la batalla de Termópilas. A pesar de su impotencia al no poder reclutar a los soldados que necesita para defender el crítico paso por la montaña griega en contra del rey persa Jerjes, Leonidas se prepara para la batalla. Cuando se le advierte que la cantidad de flechas que su ejército está por enfrentar bastaría para tapar el sol, Leonidas contesta que entonces su ejército luchará en la sombra. Con soberbia cinematografía, gran realismo y memorable banda sonora, esta historia de coraje y sacrificio sirve como inspiración para los realizadores de cine"--Envase
The small back room ( visu )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
A World War II government munitions expert, in constant pain from a crippling bomb injury, is frustrated by his infirmity and mindless government bureaucracy that prevents him from recovering and disposing of deadly enemy booby traps that are killing children
Solomon and Sheba by King Vidor( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Shortly before his death in ancient Israel, King David has a vision from God telling him that his younger son Solomon should succeed him as king. His other son, Adonijah, is unhappy and vows to attain the throne. Meanwhile, the Egyptian Pharoah agrees to cede a Red Sea port to the Queen of Sheba if she can find a way to destroy Solomon, whose wisdom and benevolent rule is seen as a threat to more tyrannical monarchs in the region
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village. The Germans are given away by their habit of drawing a line thru their 7's
The black shield of Falworth ( visu )
4 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"In The black shield of Falworth, Tony Curtis woos his real-life bride Janet Leigh, while defending the British throne in a swashbucking tale filled with joust, jests and medieval heroics. The time is England in the reign of King Henry IV. Miles (Curtis) is a headstrong, handsome peasant determined to learn the name of his slain father and discover his true heritage. His fiery ambition and swift sword lead him to the majestic MacWorth Castle. There he must vie for both knighthood as well as the hand of the fair Lady Anne (Leigh), but her love is claimed by the evil, conniving Sir Walter Blount. All the while the English throne is being challenged to the death -- from sinister forces within"--Container
Beat girl ( visu )
9 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
This is the British version of Rebel Without a Cause, set in the beatnik world where jaded restless kids rule the night in smokey coffe bars, at suicidal chickie runs and wild impromptu parties. This is newly mastered from the British "X" rated "Continential" version never before released in the U.S
Pearl of the South Pacific ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A phony missionary and a gang of crooks plan to steal a fortune in black pearls from unsuspecting islanders
Gone to earth by Michael Powell( visu )
5 editions published between 1951 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Hazel Wood is a Gypsy girl who loves animals, particularly her pet fox. She is desired by Jack Reddin, a fox-hunting squire, who pursues her even after her marriage to the local pastor
No royal road; autobiography by David Farrar( Book )
3 editions published between 1947 and 1950 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Le narcisse noir by Michael Powell( visu )
8 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Une jeune religieuse, accompagnée de quatre nonnes, fonde un couvent en Inde, au coeur de l'Himalaya. Elles ouvrent une école et un dispensaire avec l'aide réticente de l'agent britannique, Mr Dean. La présence de cet homme, l'isolement, l'altitude et les réminiscences du passé agitent la communauté religieuse, jusqu'au drame
Escape to Burma ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Deep in the Burma jungle, a beautiful elephant trainer has fallen for rugged killer--or is he? He dodges gunfire and jungle perils to prove his innocence or guilt to his new love
Son of Robin Hood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Robin Hood's son continues the work against English injustice after his father's death, until a strange twist is revealed
Lilacs in the spring by Herbert Sydney Wilcox( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A famous World War II stage star suffers amnesia after an air raid in London and cannot decide among several potential suitors. While experiencing amnesia, she has several "flights of fancy" in which she imagines herself to be historical courtesan Nell Gwyn, Queen Victoria and, finally her own mother as a wartime entertainer
The wild heart by Mary Webb( visu )
4 editions published between 1952 and 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Hazel Woodus, a young girl living on the Welsh border, marries the local minister after reading a prophecy that she must marry the first man who proposes to her. Unfortunately Hazel does not feel passionate about him and soon she fails to resist the dubious charms of of the rough and ready local squire, Jack Reddin. However, as Hazel tries to re-build he failed marriage after experiencing Heddin's cruelty, fate deals her one more surprise." [Container]
Escape to Burma by Allan Dwan( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Narciso negro ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Spanish and Italian and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Cinco hermanas de una orden católica abren un colegio y un hospital en el pacio de Mopu, en una remota aldea del Himalaya. La paz del convento se verá perturbada por la llegada de una joven nativa y del joven general Diph Rai
The 300 Spartans The mark of Zorro ; Bandolero! ; Quigley Down Under ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Appointment in Honduras ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Escape to Burma: A fugitive in British Burma hides on a teak plantation, thanks to a mutual attraction with owner Gwen Moore
Le renard des océans by John Farrow( visu )
3 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Un capitaine allemand en fuite à bord de son navire en pleine déclaration de la guerre. Une séduisante espionne au service des nazis. Une course contre le temps où un homme et une femme que rien ne devrait en principe rapprocher, vont se trouver confrontés à des poursuivants acharnés, des éléments déchaînés et la tempête de leur propre passion
 
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English (101)
French (4)
Spanish (4)
Italian (1)
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