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Hobson, Valerie 1917-1998

Works: 122 works in 453 publications in 6 languages and 6,687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Monster films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Coming-of-age films  Fantasy films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, 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
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
48 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,992 libraries worldwide
One of the most popular horror classics of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most understood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-faed bride (Elsa Lanchester). Directed by the original's James Whale (his last horror film) and featuring a haunting musical score, The Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only of the genre, but for all time
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( visu )
87 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,700 libraries worldwide
Story of a young man befriending an escaped convict who becomes his unknown benefactor, and of the consequences for the young man as he established himself in the world
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( visu )
82 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives.DVD
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 310 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 )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 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 by Zoltan Korda( visu )
16 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 178 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 100 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 93 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 76 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
The spy in black by Michael Powell( visu )
22 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 68 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 41 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 36 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
Blanche Fury by Marc Allégret( visu )
12 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 29 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
The adventures of Tartu ( visu )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A British agent is sent to Czechoslovakia to blow up a secret German poison gas factory
The wolf man : complete legacy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
"The original Wolf Man is one of the silver screen's most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal classic monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. The wolf man: complete legacy collection includes all 7 films from the original legacy including the eerie classic starring Lon Chaney Jr. and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of the tragic monster and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of the Wolf Man to this day"--Container
Universal classic monsters the essential collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 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
The card ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 24 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 best of British war cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
This set, crackling with suspense and drama, includes ten of the most prominent examples of British filmmaking. Appointment with Venus: at the outbreak of WWII the British realize they can't prevent the invasion of the Channel Islands. However, someone realizes that a prize cow, Venus, is on the islands and the Nazis mustn't get hold of her. The wind cannot read: Love that was forbidden ... but could not be denied! Operation Amsterdam: during WWII, British commandos visit occupied Holland to keep a fortune in diamonds out of Nazi hands. Theirs is the glory: in 1944, British General Montgomery and his command were way north of the Allied line, and the Germans were holding them in that swampy position. The plan, put into operation on Sunday, September 14, 1944, was to drop two American Airborne divisions and the British First Airborne Division behind the German lines to capture the bridges which would open the way to the German plain. The day will dawn: horse race tipster and journalist Metcalf is picked for the job of foreign correspondent in Norway when Hitler invades Poland. Seven thunders: escaping British prisoners of war hide out in German occupied France. Unpublished story: journalists investigate German fifth columnists as London burns in the blitz. Two thousand women: a group of English women caught in France during World War II and interned in a posh hotel. Secret mission: four British intelligence agents infiltrate the heart of occupied France in this clever World War II cloak-and-dagger thriller. The Flemish farm: wartime commando story based on fact. Allied airman risks return (on the ground) to occupied France for the honor of his regiment
Q planes ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Prototype British planes are mysteriously disappearing on their test flights and Major Hammond of London's Scotland Yard is called in to investigate. At first resented as an outsider, he teams up with star pilot Tony McVane to try to unravel the case-while his reporter-sister Kay nearly unravels McVane. The mystery is still unsolved when Tony takes up a new plane and is brought down in the Atlantic by a powerful ray, beamed from a ship, which cuts the plane's radio and engine. He is taken aboard as a captive, where he discovers that the other missing pilots have suffered the same fate. As Hammond, having cracked the case, steams to the rescue, Tony leads the airmen to a daring escape
The mystery of Edwin Drood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"An opium-addicted choirmaster, John Jasper, becomes obsessed with a young student named Rosa Bud. His nephew, Edwin Drood, also holds a torch for the girl and asks her to marry him. Circumstances in their small Victorian town grow more perplexing when Drood disappears and the sordid details of Jasper's secret life come to light." -- Container
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Alternative Names
Valerie Hobson actrice britannique
Valerie Hobson attrice britannica
Valerie Hobson britische Schauspielerin
Valerie Hobson britisk skodespelar
Valerie Hobson britisk skuespiller
Valerie Hobson Brits acteur
Valerie Hobson Brits actrice
Valerie Hobson brittisk skådespelare
Хобсон, Валери
والری هابسن بازیگر بریتانیایی
English (253)
German (21)
Spanish (16)
French (11)
Multiple languages (2)
Esperanto (1)
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