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Hurst, Brian Desmond

Overview
Works: 23 works in 164 publications in 4 languages and 2,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Christmas stories  History  War films  Motion pictures  Action and adventure films  Spy films  Christmas films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Brian Desmond Hurst
Publications by Brian Desmond Hurst
Publications by Brian Desmond Hurst, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Brian Desmond Hurst
 
Most widely held works by Brian Desmond Hurst
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
72 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,643 libraries worldwide
Classic Dickens story about a bitter old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol ( visu )
5 editions published between 1951 and 1993 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, a despicable miser is visited by three spirits who show him visions of Christmases past, present, and future. He is totally changed by these experiences and becomes cheerful and benevolent
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( visu )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The classic Dickens story about a bitter old man who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Filming T.E. Lawrence : Korda's lost epics by Miles Malleson( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
The authors have access to 2 of the screenplays for Korda's proposed film of T.E. Lawrence's life. Exploring this screenplay, they offer a valuable new understanding of the role of the British film industry in the life of the nation
Malta story by Brian Desmond Hurst( visu )
15 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 82 libraries worldwide
A World War II pilot photographer, is forced to land in Malta. There he finds himself attached to the local regiment struggling to holdout against the Axis
The Playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( visu )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Comedy of an Irish farm boy who bashes his father on the head, leaves him in a potato field, and becomes a local celebrity until his father's ghost appears
The lion has wings by Michael Powell( visu )
15 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Documentary style feature film that portrays Great Britain's entry into World War II and highlights the strength of the Royal Air Force
Tom Brown's schooldays ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Recounts the adventures of a young English boy at Rugby School in the early nineteenth century, who encounters hazing and is tormented by a bully. With the help of the headmaster and a friend, he tries to end the bullying and give the bully his comeuppance
Simba ( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A semi-documentary melodrama filmed in part in Kenya. A young Englishman whose brother has been murdered by Mau Mau terrorists overcomes his hatred of Negroes after a native physician sacrifices his life to prevent the massacre of a group of white colonists
Theirs is the glory ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Reconstructie van de deelname van de parachutisten van de Britse 1e Luchtlandingsdivisie aan de Slag om Arnhem door nagespeelde scènes en historische opnames
British war collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The way to the stars: A group of World War II pilots experience life, love and loss. Sea of sand: A detachment of British soldiers must penetrate enemy lines in North Africa and knock out a German fuel dump. The Malta story: A World War II pilot, forced to land in Malta, attaches himself to a local regiment in their struggle to hold out against the Axis. Above us the waves: Britain's heroic attempt to sink a German battleship in a Norwegian fjord
The black tent ( visu )
3 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"In the final, grim days of the mid-1942 British Retreat through Libya, a young British Army officer Captain David Holland was posted as missing and later presumed dead. His country mansion and great estates in England are inherited by his younger brother Charles. Evidence emerges that David may still be alive, so Charles sets out in search of his older brother, only to uncover the great mystery of David's life, love and ultimate honor. Filmed on location in Libya this classic tale of post war heroism provides an interesting and timely glimpse into the Bedouin culture and the struggle to reconcile life after the war"--Publisher's website
Theirs is the glory ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
In 1945, one year after their heroic stand at Arnhem, survivors returned to the actual battlefield to reenact the events
A Christmas carol ( visu )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Charles Dickens' Scrooge ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The story the tight-fisted curmeudgeon Scrooge, who treats all men with contempt and all kindness as "humbug"
Cuento de Navidad Scrooge ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
El avaro Scrooge siente animadversión por la Navidad y por todo lo que idea a estas fechas tan señaladas. Un buen día recibe en su casa la inesperada y fantasmagórica visita de un espíritu, que no es otro, que el de su amigo Jacob Marley, quien le augura mediante una profecía cuál va a ser su futura, y le advierte de la visita de 3 espíritus más: El Pasado, que le hará recordar con añoranza su infancia y juventud; el Presente, y el Espíritu del Futuro
Scrooge ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The story the tight-fisted curmeudgeon Scrooge, who treats all men with contempt and all kindness as "humbug."
Simba by Brian Desmond Hurst( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Simba the J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In this hard hitting drama, the ne'er-do-well brother of a philanthropic doctor arrives in Kenya to find his brother has been murdered. Excitement, suspense and romance are the ingredients of this story of the troubled times of Mau-Mau activity in Kenya when the loves and lives of young settlers are threatened by the fanatical terrorism caused by racial hatred
Silver screen collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The heroes of Telemark: Set during World War II, the Norwegian resistance movement seeks to prevent the occupying Germans from developing an atomic bomb
 
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Alternative Names
Desmond-Hurst, Brian
Languages
English (152)
Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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