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Laurie, John 1897-1980

Works: 124 works in 275 publications in 2 languages and 5,472 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  War films  History  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Film excerpts 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Other, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Laurie
Publications by John Laurie
Publications by John Laurie, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Laurie
Most widely held works by John Laurie
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
33 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Sinopsis: Joan Webster siempre ha sabido lo que quería, desde sus primeros años hasta el momento de su boda con "el hombre más rico del país". Pero cuando viaja al norte para celebrar su matrimonio en una isla escocesa, como está previsto, descubre que en la vida hay algo más que el éxito material. Mientras espera a que amaine una tormenta que le impide llegar hasta el lugar de la boda, conoce al empobrecido dueño de la isla que su prometido ha alquilado, y se enamora de él. El dueño de la isla pertenece a la estirpe de Torquil, sobre la que cae la maldición del Castillo de Moy, que prohíbe a los descendientes masculinos de la familia penetrar en el Castillo, bajo pena de perder su libertad
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
The complete play
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
It is considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. A stirring masterpiece like no other. The indelible General Clive Candy barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942), only to see the world change irrevocably before his eyes. Blimp is both moving and slyly satirical, an incomparable film about war, love, and aging
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Pandora Reynolds (Gardner) is a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, with whom all men fall hopelessly in love. But Pandora, never having known true love, is indifferent to her suitors' affections. Until, one evening, she swims out to a mysterious yacht and meets its captain--a Dutchman named Hendrick van der Zee (Mason)
The edge of the world ( visu )
20 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Centers on the story of two families living in a fishing community in the Shetland Islands, who are forced to leave their homes when their waters are fished out
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Soon after Edward IV is crowned king, his brother, Richard, a hunchback, twisted in mind as well as in body, starts scheming for the throne of England. He woos and wins Lady Anne and then poisons Edward's mind against their brother, Clarence, later organising his death. But even after his coronation, Richard continues with his villainous campaign to secure his position as king
Paul Robeson pioneer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema
Loving the enemy by John Laurie( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Jessica is taken hostage by a fellow student gone mad. But as she gets closer to him, she comes to understand why he snapped. And she's no longer sure if she wants to turn him in- or help him escape
The Jupiter book of ballads ( file )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A royal pain by John Laurie( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth falls in love with an earl's son who happens to be engaged to a duchess
Dad's army by Jimmy Perry( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Selected episodes of the hilarious comedy featuring the dimwitted Home Guard platoon of Walmington-On-Sea, led by Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, who senses treachery behind his father's death
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
After being kidnapped by his villainous uncle, sixteen-year-old David Balfour escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish Highlanders against English rule
My favourite stories of Scotland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A man who writes birdsong ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
David Hindley, ex-director of music at Homerton College, Cambridge, has left his academic seat and now spends a lot of his time recording birdsong. He slows the birdsong down and then transcribes the results for the piano
The way ahead by Carol Reed( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The metamorphosis of a cross-section group of Britons from squabbling individuals into a top fighting unit in the final phase of the African campaign against Rommel
Juno and the paycock by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
After a poor man's legacy fails to come through, his armless son is shot by an informer. A dramatic story of Ireland and the Dublin Rebellion
Devil girl from Mars by David MacDonald( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A female alien from Mars is looking for healthy Earthmen to take back to Mars for breeding purposes
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Alternative Names
John Laurie acteur
John Laurie britisk skodespelar
John Laurie britisk skuespiller
John Laurie Brits acteur
John Laurie brittisk skådespelare
John Laurie schottischer Schauspieler
Laurie, John Paton 1897-1980
Lawrie John 1897-1980
Джон Лори
جان لوری بازیگر بریتانیایی
English (120)
Spanish (2)
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