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Gaumont British Picture Corp

Overview
Works: 189 works in 780 publications in 3 languages and 11,776 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Film noir  Silent films  History  Action and adventure films  Documentary-style films 
Roles: Originator, Producer
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works by Gaumont British Picture Corp
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
118 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,445 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 lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
57 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,920 libraries worldwide
A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
96 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
An American couple vacationing in French Morocco are accidentally drawn into a series of mysterious adventures when they appear on the scene of a murder
Saboteur by Joseph Conrad( visu )
69 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,063 libraries worldwide
The lodger: The central character, called simply "The Lodger", is caught in the trap of other peoples' suspicions. Because this lodger, who is renting a room in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bunting, seems mysterious, he is suspected of being the notorious "Avenger", a killer who has been stalking women in London and strangling them
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
62 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 746 libraries worldwide
[The Cheney vase] A fired curator begins to manipulate an elderly woman in order to acquire her fortune
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty( visu )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea. Contains both documentary footage and stages scenes, with an invented family at the film's center
Secret agent by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
41 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
A British Intelligence agent has orders to eliminate an enemy agent and thinks he has succeeded. He later finds out that he killed an innocent tourist in Geneva
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 406 libraries worldwide
An ordinary British couple vacationing in Switzerland suddenly find themselves embroiled in a case of international intrigue when their daughter is kidnapped by spies plotting a political assassination. This fleet and gripping early thriller from the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, was the first film the director made after signing to the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Sabotage: An undercover Scotland yard detective infiltrates the home of a theatre operator who is suspected of sabotage
Le Chef ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 260 libraries worldwide
A veteran chef who faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its Michelin rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy
King Solomon's mines ( visu )
19 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads a party in search of both a missing English aristocrat and King Solomon's Mines
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 169 libraries worldwide
A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval
Classic British thrillers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The upturned glass: Married Dr. Michael Joyce falls in love with the mother of a young patient, whose husband is working abroad. They have agreed to end the affair when he is stunned to hear of her death in a mysterious fall
Hindle wakes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Two factory workers decide to spend their holiday at Blackpool, where Fanny Hawthorne meets the son of a local factory owner. After they have an affair his family decides he must do the honorable thing and propose marriage to her
The ghoul ( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
An Egyptologist (Boris Karloff) wishes to be buried with a jewel he believes will allow him eternal life. When it is stolen, he rises from the dead to seek revenge
The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes ( visu )
7 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Wontner) and Dr. Watson (Ian Fleming) travel to Birlstone Castle to unravel a mysterious murder. The trail leads to a secret American society of coal-miners called the Scowlers. As usual, that diabolical villain Professor Moriarty (Lynn Harding in fine form) is the evil instigator who has allied with an American mobster to kill a Pinkerton detective, who is trying to bring down the Scowlers
World War II movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Sabotage ; The lodger by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The lodger: The central character, called simply "The Lodger", is caught in the trap of other peoples' suspicions. Because this lodger, who is renting a room in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bunting, seems mysterious, he is suspected of being the notorious "Avenger", a killer who has been stalking women in London and strangling them
The 39 steps The lady vanishes ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
In The 39 Steps, an innocent Canadian becomes involved in espionage and murder. In The lady vanishes, a young woman who has befriended a mysteriously vanished old woman tries to locate her and is caught up in a web of intrigue
Alfred Hitchcock premiere collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Collection of feature films directed by Alfred Hitchcock
 
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controlled identity Gaumont Co. Ltd.

controlled identity Provincial Cinematograph Theatres Limited

British-Gaumont Picture Corp.
British-Gaumont Picture Corporation
Gaumont-British Corp.
Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Gaumont-British Picture Corporation British film studio
Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Британская киностудия
GB Pictures
ゴーモン・ブリティッシュ
Languages
English (505)
French (8)
Spanish (5)
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