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Gregson, John 1919-1975

Works: 109 works in 198 publications in 2 languages and 1,687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Illustrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Gregson
Publications by John Gregson
Publications by John Gregson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Gregson
Most widely held works by John Gregson
The longest day by Ken Annakin( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
The retelling of the Normandy invasion, June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the United States, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The longest day."
Hans Brinker by Bill Manhoff( visu )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
A fun-filled musical the whole family will enjoy, based on the beloved children's story
Hand in hand ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Michael is a little Roman Catholic boy and Rachel is a little Jewish girl. As the two become fast friends, they must learn for themselves, and then remind those who might doubt it, that one God watches over all
The battle of the River Plate by Michael Powell( visu )
15 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
"Two weeks after the start of WWII, a powerful German pocket battleship, the Graf Spee, sails the South Atlantic, destroying Allied merchant ships at will. Captained by one of Germany's most brilliant naval officers, the Graf Spee, with her superior speed and artillery, appears and disappears, sinking ship after ship. When the Allies are finally able to pinpoint its location a trap is set, pitting British Intelligence against a wily and powerful military opponent"--Container
Genevieve by Henry Cornelius( visu )
20 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Two friendly rivals engage in a race on the way back from the London to Brighton veteran car rally
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( visu )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save and operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
The Titfield thunderbolt ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
When the local railway is replaced with busses by the government, the citizens of Titfield decide to keep it running themselves. The owners of the new bus system try to sabotage their precious railway
Three cases of murder ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
In the macabre "In the picture," a museum guard is transported into his favorite painting and then trapped in a cruel netherworld by the artist. In "You killed Elizabeth, " an intriguing love story gone awry, one man's jealousy drives him to murder, but his identity is concealed by an elaborate web of lies. Based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham, "Lord Mountdrago" features a statesman whose political rival haunts him in nerve-racking nightmares
British noir ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
They met in the dark: Discharged for treason, a former Navy commander sets out to expose the espionage ring that destroyed his career
Above us the waves ( visu )
3 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The dramatic World War II story of Britain's heroic attempts to sink the Tirpitz in a Norwegian fjord, using the midget "X-craft" submarines
Sea of sand ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Follows the operations of the Long Range Desert Group in North Africa during the height of World War II
The frightened city ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"A ruthless crime syndicate holds London in its terrifying grip--and there is only one man who can stop them--in this hard-boiled tale of though guys, though broads and though luck ..."
King & country by Joseph Losey( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
King & Country (ca. 87 min.): The soul survivor of his company goes for 'a walk'. He is court-martialed for desertion. During testimony, his arrogant lawyer begins to feel sympathy for him. Angels One Five (ca. 98 min.): The story of RAF pilots during the Battle of Britain
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 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
La Batalla del Río de la Plata The Battle of the River Plate ( visu )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
En vísperas de la Segunda Guerra Mundial (1939-1945), el famoso e imponente acorazado alemán "Graf Spee", comandado por el capitán Langsdorff, parte hacia el Atlántico Sur, donde la tripulación vivirá una terrible odisea. Cuando estalla la guerra, el Graf Spee se convierte en el azote de la armada británica hasta que tres navíos ingleses consiguen acorralarlo y lo obligan a refugiarse en Montevideo
The Captain's table ( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The fun begins when Captain Epps (John Gregson), after serving years aboard a rundown cargo ship, is transferred to a luxury liner bound for Australia
Dangerous knowledge ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Kirby is ex-army intelligence. Now he's a mere insurance salesman. Or is he? Returning from a trip to France, Kirby finds himself being shadowed by two agents. An innocent bystander, Laura helps him to escape. But how innocent is Laura? After all, her stepfather is a high-ranking civil servant named Roger Thane, and it's his operatives who are following Kirby Who can Kirby trust? Suddenly Kirby's French contact is dead, the KGB and CIA are all involved, and an assassin is after him. Just what does he know?
The league of gentlemen ; The million pound note ; Genevieve ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The million pound note: Two old and extremely wealthy brothers draw a currency note for a million pounds from their bank to settle an argument
The assassin ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Private detective Edward Mercer is retained by a French insurance company to discover the whereabouts of a brave Italian whom they wish to reward for his part in the rescue of an Allied airman shot down in Venice during the war. What appears as a straightforward commission is not all it seems, as Mercer finds himself embroiled in intrigue in a city where every house has its secret exit both by land and water to a maze of canals and alleyways
British war collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The way to the stars: A group of World War II pilots experience life, love and loss. Sea of sand: A detachment of British soldiers must penetrate enemy lines in North Africa and knock out a German fuel dump. The Malta story: A World War II pilot, forced to land in Malta, attaches himself to a local regiment in their struggle to hold out against the Axis. Above us the waves: Britain's heroic attempt to sink a German battleship in a Norwegian fjord
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Alternative Names
John Gregson 1919-1975; English actor
John Gregson acteur britannique
John Gregson britischer Schauspieler
John Gregson britisk skodespelar
John Gregson britisk skuespiller
John Gregson Brits acteur
John Gregson brittisk skådespelare
Джон Грегсон
English (81)
Spanish (9)
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