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Finlay, Frank 1926-

Overview
Works: 156 works in 381 publications in 7 languages and 11,448 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Fiction  Interviews  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Frank Finlay
Publications by Frank Finlay
Most widely held works by Frank Finlay
The pianist by Roman Polanski( visu )
56 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,386 libraries worldwide
Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,877 libraries worldwide
Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas eve by three spirits who change his life forever
Othello by Oliver Parker( visu )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. Iago is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride
Prime suspect ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison finds herself searching for Sallie Sturdy, a fourteen-year-old girl presumed murdered. Facing the hospitalization of her father, descending deeper into alcoholism, and resisting pressure to retire quietly, Tennison vows to bring Sallie's killer to justice before ending her career. She forges a surprising friendship with Penny Philips, Sallie's best friend
The statement by Brian Moore( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel and two mysterious hit men
The Molly Maguires by Martin Ritt( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
James McParlan is an operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, who is hired by a major coal company to infiltrate and expose an underground terrorist organization, the "Molly Maguires". The Mollies operate within the improverished mining communities of Pennsylvania and are mostly Irish emigrants. McParlan is selected to infiltrate the organization to pose as a new member, but it quickly becomes apparent that the working conditions are truly wretched. The lawman's loyalties become divided between the law and his fellow countrymen
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( visu )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Der erbitterte Kampf Oliver Cromwells gegen den englischen König Karl I. für Demokratie und Puritanismus, der mit der Hinrichtung des Monarchen endet. Durchschnittlicher Historienfilm in aufwendigem Dekor; dank der ausgezeichneten Darstellerleistungen eine annehmbare Unterhaltung
Station Jim ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
A young man working in a train station befriends a dog that can do amazing tricks. When the Queen of England is set to visit the station, an assassination attempt is put on her. Will the most unlikely of characters save the day?
Prime suspect ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison finds herself searching for Sallie Sturdy, a fourteen-year-old girl presumed murdered. Facing the hospitalization of her father, descending deeper into alcoholism, and resisting pressure to retire quietly, Tennison vows to bring Sallie's killer to justice before ending her career. She forges a surprising friendship with Penny Philips, Sallie's best friend
The three musketeers by Richard Lester( visu )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
The young ambitious D'Artagnan arrives aspiring to join the Musketeers, proves he is worthy, and with the others helps save the honor of their Queen
Count Dracula ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. It is in the Count's castle that Jonathan becomes a prisoner, and discovers Dracula's true nature
Murder by decree by Bob Clark( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson conduct a gruesome and dangerous search through London's squalid East End for the legendary Jack the Ripper. They soon discover that he is no ordinary murderer, but one with influential and determined friends
King of the wind by Peter Duffell( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the Arabian stallion--known as the Godolphin Arabian--brought to England to become one of the founding sires of the Thoroughbred breed-- and the mute Moroccan stable boy who tends him with loyalty and devotion all his life
Maggie Smith at the BBC ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Bed among the lentils: A dramatic monologue by a jaded, alcoholic wife of a country vicar
Eroica by Simon Cellan Jones( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Period-drama depiction of the private, first performance of Beethoven's "Eroica" symphony at the Lobkowitz Palace in 1805, the momentous musical event that prompted composer Joseph Haydn to remark "Everything is different from today."
Lifeforce ( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 libraries worldwide
When a space exploration team travels to examine Halley's Comet, they find an alien spacecraft whose occupants carry a deadly secret. Spacelings take over the bodies of the humans and return to earth
Laurence Olivier presents ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The greatest actor of the 20th century presents six works by great 20th century playwrights
The four musketeers by Richard Lester( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Venda and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Milady is back and determined to make the musketeers--Athos, Porthos, Aramis and d'Artagnan pay for foiling her plot to discredit the Queen of France. Milady will stop at nothing to wreak her revenge, even if it means seducing the hateful d'Artagnan. The heroes must battle a siege, cross swords innumerable times, and thwart as many plots and counter-plots as Cardinal Richelieu, the Count of Rochefort, and Milady can hatch
The three musketeers The four musketeers ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
The Three musketeers: The young ambitious Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris aspiring to join the Musketeers. He meets Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, and faces villains, romance, adventure, and intrigue. To save the honor of the Queen, he and the others set off on a perilous journey. In the end, he proves he is worthy, and joins the Musketeers like his friends
The golden pince-nez ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
An elderly professor's young secretary is found dead in his study with no clues as to the murderer or the motive, except for a pair of golden pince-nez found clutched in the dead man's hand
 
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English (118)
German (13)
French (2)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
Venda (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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