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Laurie, John 1897-1980

Works: 119 works in 252 publications in 3 languages and 5,461 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Fiction  War films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Producer, Author of screenplay, Other, Editor
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 1,532 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 598 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 584 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 372 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 341 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 334 libraries worldwide
All men seem hopelessly obsessed with Pandora, a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, but she has eyes only for Hendrick, who has been cursed to sail the seven seas for all eternity in search of a woman who will sacrifice her life for him
The edge of the world ( visu )
18 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 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 151 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
London calling by John Laurie( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
"I'm over five thousand miles from home. With no money, no friends, and nowhere to go. What could I do? I had to take the only job I was offered. Me, a maid in the earl's mansion. It's so nineteenth century. But I was desperate. So suddenly I'm a servant. And treated like one"--Page 2 of cover
Loving the enemy by John Laurie( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 129 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
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 104 libraries worldwide
A royal pain by John Laurie( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth falls in love with an earl's son who happens to be engaged to a duchess
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
14 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, who senses treachery behind his father's death
Dad's army ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 82 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 43 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 42 libraries worldwide
The anthropic principle ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 36 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
The way ahead by Carol Reed( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 34 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 Sean O'Casey( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
One of Hitchcock's less successful film ventures, this work was adapted from the O'Casey play by Hitchcock and his future wife, Alma Reville. The story centers around a poor family's travails during the Dublin civil war
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Alternative Names
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
جان لوری بازیگر بریتانیایی
English (116)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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