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Finlay, Frank 1926-2016

Overview
Works: 158 works in 503 publications in 12 languages and 11,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Personal narratives  Biography  Blaxploitation films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Other, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Frank Finlay
Publications by Frank Finlay
Publications by Frank Finlay, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Frank Finlay
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( visu )
135 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 3,643 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
Disney's a Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,896 libraries worldwide
At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from the past, present and future force the man to soul-search
Othello ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 600 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
The statement by Brian Moore( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 443 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 )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 424 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 )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 420 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( visu )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall
Station Jim ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 341 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 )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Approaching retirement, Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a missing girl. But the cracks soon begin to show as Jane struggles with an alcohol problem and the death of her father
Count Dracula by Bram Stoker( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 252 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 George Sidney( visu )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 244 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
King of the wind by Peter Duffell( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 libraries worldwide
In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good. And thus begins the life of Sham. He is a gift to the King of France, through a series of adventures with his faithful stable boy, Agba, he becomes the Godolphin Arabian, the founder of one of the greatest thoroughbred racing lines of all time
Maggie Smith at the BBC ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
The merchant of Venice: Shakespeare's comedy in which a young merchant attempts to extricate himself from an onerous contract with a vicious shylock
Murder by decree by Bob Clark( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 203 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
Eroica by Ludwig van Beethoven( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 183 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."
Shaft by Gordon Parks( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Shaft: John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunk of the Black underworld's uptown territory
Inspector Clouseau ( visu )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 165 libraries worldwide
An uptight Scotland Yard inspector is working on a case involving a string of bank robberies. He is not happy when Inspector Closeau steps in to help. The bank robbers make matters more confusing by wearing Closeau masks
Lifeforce ( visu )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 140 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 125 libraries worldwide
Six outstanding plays starring Alan Bates, Helen Mirren, Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Donald Pleasence, Joan Plowright and Laurence Olivier
The golden pince-nez ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 119 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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Alternative Names
Finlay, Francis, 1926-2016
Frank Finlay acteur britannique
Frank Finlay angol színész
Frank Finlay attore inglese
Frank Finlay britischer Schauspieler
Frank Finlay britisk skodespelar
Frank Finlay britisk skuespiller
Frank Finlay Brits acteur
Frank Finlay brittisk skådespelare
Финлей, Фрэнк
Фрэнк Финлей
פרנק פינלי
فرانك فينلاي
فرانک فینلی بازیگر بریتانیایی
프랭크 핀레이
フランク・フィンレー
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