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Finlay, Frank 1926-

Overview
Works: 164 works in 395 publications in 6 languages and 11,807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Personal narratives  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Historical films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Fiction 
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 Robert Benmussa( visu )
58 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,448 libraries worldwide
Based on the memoirs (Śmierć miasta) of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew and a brilliant pianist who watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. The film tells of his heroic and inspirational journey of survival with the unlikely help of a sympathetic German officer, as he lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
A Christmas carol ( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas Eve by three spirits who change his life forever in this critically acclaimed version of Charles Dickens' holiday classic
Othello by Stuart Burge( visu )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 697 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
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Classic holiday film of how the miser Scrooge finds his view on Christmas changed after he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future
Prime suspect ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 627 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 439 libraries worldwide
An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel and two mysterious hit men
The Molly Maguires ( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 411 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 399 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 351 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 275 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragic story of how a great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall. Presents John Dexter's production at the National Theatre of Great Britain
Count Dracula by Stoker Bram( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 241 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
The three musketeers by Richard Lester( visu )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and held by 222 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
Murder by decree ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"Christopher Plummer and James Mason take on the roles of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in this intertaining murder mystery thriller about Jack The Ripper's brutual series of prostitute murders in the 1880's"--Container
King of the wind by Peter Duffell( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 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 199 libraries worldwide
Bed among the lentils: A dramatic monologue by a jaded, alcoholic wife of a country vicar
Eroica by Simon Cellan Jones( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 171 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."
The golden pince-nez ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
An elderly professor's young secretary is found dead in his study with no clues as to the murderer of the motive, except for a pair of golden pince-nez found clutched in the dead man's hand
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
Lifeforce ( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 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
 
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Languages
English (124)
German (14)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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