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Laurie, John 1897-1980

Works: 136 works in 319 publications in 3 languages and 7,821 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  War films  Tragedies (Drama)  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Producer, Author of screenplay, Editor, Other, 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 )
37 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 1,628 libraries worldwide
The 39 Steps is a heart-racing spy story by Alfred Hitchcock, following Richard Hannay, who stumbles into a conspiracy that thrusts him into a hectic chase across the Scottish moors. A chase in which he is both the pursuer and the pursued, as well as into an expected romance with the cool Pamela
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, who senses treachery behind his father's death
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
A headstrong young woman is stranded in a Scottish seacoast town en route to marry a rich British industrialist. While there, she meets and falls in love with a naval officer on leave, threatening her carefully laid-out life plans
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
7 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 617 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 life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 384 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
The two gentlemen of Verona. by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 352 libraries worldwide
"He after honor hunts, I after love. He leaves his friends to dignify them more, I leave myself, my friends and all, for love." Proteus - Act I, Scene. A Shakespeare Society Production. The complete play in four acts
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 330 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 )
25 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
The Jupiter book of ballads ( file )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson : pioneer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 135 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 114 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 anthropic principle ( visu )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
In this documentary, physicists and astronomers assess the Anthropic Principle - mankind's place at the centre of the Universe and further theories arising from it
Dad's army by Arthur Lowe( 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
A royal pain by John Laurie( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth falls in love with an earl's son who happens to be engaged to a duchess
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 51 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
The way ahead by Carol Reed( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Juin 1940, suite au désastre de Dunkerque, l'armée britannique mobilise les civils pour leur apprendre le dur métier de soldat. Parmi eux, sept jeunes conscrits se retrouvent sous les ordres du lieutenant Jim Perry et du sergent Fletcher en charge de leur dispenser un entraînement intensif qui va durer des mois. À l'issue de celui-ci, les hommes seront envoyés sur le front. Seront-ils prêts à temps pour faire face à l'ennemi ?
My favourite stories of Scotland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Juno and the paycock by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 40 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
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Alternative Names
John Laurie acteur
John Laurie attore britannico
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
Ջոն Լորի դերասան
ג'ון לאורי
جان لوری بازیگر بریتانیایی
English (150)
Spanish (2)
German (2)
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