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Hobson, Valerie 1917-1998

Overview
Works: 151 works in 395 publications in 4 languages and 6,579 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Television adaptations  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer
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 )
59 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,564 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 )
36 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,120 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 972 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. Director James Whale's adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel mixes gothic decay and chilling lyricism; and Boris Karloff (as the monster) in the role he would be identified with for the rest of his life, offers a compassionate portrayal of the monster's groping for identity
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
29 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 917 libraries worldwide
Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The rocking horse winner ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 320 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 240 libraries worldwide
Set in England during the early days of World War II, Conrad Veidt as a Danish sea captain and Valerie Hobson as his enigmatic passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. In evocativley Hitchcockian fashion, the plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. DVD
The drum ( visu )
11 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 173 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 96 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
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
Great expectations, by Charles Dickens ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 69 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
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 )
12 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and held by 54 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
Mystery classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 41 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
Unpublished story ( visu )
5 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 38 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
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
Blanche Fury by Marc Allégret( visu )
8 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 25 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
Universal classic monsters the essential collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 22 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
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 20 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
Adel verpflichtet ( visu )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Britischer Filmklassiker mit Alec Guinness, in dem sich ein verstossenes Mitglied einer noblen Familie in den Adelsstand mordet
 
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