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Laurie, John 1897-1980

Works: 131 works in 281 publications in 3 languages and 5,637 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed plays  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  War films  History  Comedy films  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )
33 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 1,599 libraries worldwide
Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
7 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 616 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
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 612 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 who threatens to thwart her carefully laid-out life plans
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 372 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 )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 359 libraries worldwide
The complete play
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 331 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 )
19 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 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 156 libraries worldwide
The story of Richard of Gloucester, a man twisted both in mind and body, as he schemes for the throne of England
The Jupiter book of ballads ( file )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson : pioneer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 132 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 120 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
A royal pain by John Laurie( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth falls in love with an earl's son who happens to be engaged to a duchess
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
13 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, who senses treachery behind his father's death
Dad's army by Arthur Lowe( visu )
1 edition published in 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
The anthropic principle ( visu )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 76 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
A man who writes birdsong ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 70 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
Kidnapped by Robert 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
My favourite stories of Scotland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The way ahead by Carol Reed( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 43 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 ?
Juno and the paycock by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 36 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
ג'ון לאורי
جان لوری بازیگر بریتانیایی
English (127)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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