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Laurie, John 1897-1980

Works: 72 works in 159 publications in 2 languages and 4,585 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
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 )
23 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 1,464 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 )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 575 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 four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 556 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
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 327 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 life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 libraries worldwide
The complete play
The edge of the world ( visu )
17 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 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 148 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
Paul Robeson pioneer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 123 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 87 libraries worldwide
Dad's army ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 80 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 )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, who senses treachery behind his father's death
Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 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 27 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 )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A female alien from Mars is looking for healthy Earthmen to take back to Mars for breeding purposes
Lyric poetry ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Olivier's Shakespeare 3 films ( 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Young Jimmy Hawkins signs on for a journey of danger and adventure when he stows away on the pirate ship of the infamous Long John Silver
British cinema ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Where there's a will: A Cockney family inherits a ramshackle farm in Devon
Narrative poetry ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Laurie, John Paton 1897-1980
Lawrie, John, 1897-1980
English (91)
Spanish (2)
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