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Laurie, John 1897-1980

Works: 70 works in 181 publications in 3 languages and 4,844 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Spy films  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Science fiction films  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author
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 )
30 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 1,501 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 )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer and realizes that some things are more important than money
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 574 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 371 libraries worldwide
The complete play
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 life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 328 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 edge of the world ( visu )
12 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Martin Scorsese presents this exquisite drama directed by Michael Powell. On a remote island off the coast of Scotland times are changing and as two young people plan to leave the island conflict and tragedy erupt
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 149 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
Paul Robeson pioneer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 125 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
The Jupiter book of ballads ( file )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Dad's army ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 85 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 )
14 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, who senses treachery behind his father's death
My favourite stories of Scotland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Juno and the paycock ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 44 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 41 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 )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 31 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
Devil girl from Mars ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A female alien from Mars is looking for healthy Earthmen to take back to Mars for breeding purposes
Lyric poetry ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Olivier's Shakespeare ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Collection of motion picture adaptations of Shakespeare plays, directed by Laurence Olivier
British cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Where there's a will: A Cockney family inherits a ramshackle farm in Devon
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Alternative Names
Laurie, John Paton 1897-1980
Lawrie John 1897-1980
English (116)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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