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Hobson, Valerie 1917-1998

Overview
Works: 134 works in 376 publications in 4 languages and 6,483 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Young adult works  War films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Valerie Hobson
Publications by Valerie Hobson
Publications by Valerie Hobson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Valerie Hobson
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( visu )
57 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,561 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."
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( visu )
35 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory; but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
25 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Frankenstein's only friend is the compassionate Blind Man (O.P. Heggie). One day, in the town cemetery, he meets Dr. Praetorius (Ernest Thesigner) who decides that the monster needs a wife. Praetorious and Frankenstein build their "woman" and give her the gift of life. The monster is delighted and attempts to court his female companion. Sadly, she rejects him and recoils in horror. Their failure to form a successful union results in the now-famous fiery conclusion
The rocking horse winner ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 324 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
Contraband by Michael Powell( visu )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Set in England during the early days of World War II, a Danish sea captain and his passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. The plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. Most of the story takes place under blackout conditions, in which the great city becomes a mysterious dark labyrinth
The drum ( visu )
11 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 172 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
Werewolf of London ( visu )
5 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Botanist Wilfred Glendon travels to Tibet in search of a rare flower, the "Marifasa Lupina," which blooms only in the moonlight. Despite warnings that the region is dangerous, Glendon continues his quest and finally locates the exotic flower, but not before he has to defend himself from an attack by a howling monster
Great expectations, by Charles Dickens ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 72 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
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
Sabu! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 65 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
Spy in black by Michael Powell( visu )
11 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The conspirators plot to destroy the British fleet off Scotland's coast during World War I, but complications develop when tensions in their personal relationships confuse their loyalties
Unpublished story ( visu )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Richard Greene and Valerie Hobson star in this gripping tale of wartime intrigue set in London during its gravest hour, the German bombings of World War II
Mystery classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Eyes in the night. Blind detective McLain investigates the murder of Miss Lawry's boyfriend with the aid of his seeing-eye dog. The only clue is the odor of violets in the room. From this clue McLain builds a case against Nazi spies headed by someone close to Miss Lawry. Kennel murder case. Detective Philo Vance grapples with a classic sealed-room murder mystery involving participants in a snooty Long Island dog show. The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The spy in white: Set in Turkey this spy thriller is about two guards who lose their jobs when they get into a fight with an Arab prince who tries to seduce one of their girl friends and discover that the prince is about to overthrow the Turkish government
The card ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A lowly clerk turns into a local hero when he uses his wits and occasional sleight of hand to become the most successful man in town
The adventures of Tartu ( visu )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A British agent is sent to Czechoslovakia to blow up a secret German poison gas factory
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer( visu )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Afin de reconquérir son titre de noblesse, Louis d'Ascoyne Mazzini, renié par sa famille, décide de se venger de ceux qui l'ont écarté. Mourront tour à tour sept personnes. Tout irait pour le mieux s'il n'était pas arreté pour un meurtre qu'il n'a pas commis
Blanche Fury by Marc Allégret( visu )
8 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The illicit affair of a married woman and the arrogant manager of her estate, ignites a tragic chain of events that will alter their fate forever
Adel verpflichtet (Kind hearts and coronets) ( visu )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Britischer Filmklassiker mit Alec Guinness, in dem sich ein verstossenes Mitglied einer noblen Familie in den Adelsstand mordet
Universal classic monsters the essential collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Wolf man: A man who returns to the family estate to take over its affairs risks becoming a victim of the centuries-old curse of the werewolf
 
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