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Forbes, Bryan 1926-2013

Overview
Works: 247 works in 852 publications in 12 languages and 11,253 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biographical films  Comedy films  Biography  Science fiction films  History  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Narrator, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Contributor, Author of introduction, fmd, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 823.914
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The endless game by Bryan Forbes( Book )

50 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline Oates, a member of the Austrian network, was captured by the KGB, tortured, injected with drugs and eventually exchanged for a Russian spy. She was a vegetable, so why was she killed now a decade later?
The Stepford wives by Bryan Forbes( Visual )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joanna reluctantly moves with her husband and children from New York City to the suburban community of Stepford, Connecticut. But when life in Stepford begins to seem too perfect, Joanna and her new friend Bobby investigate a mysterious conspiracy among the town's husbands
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

40 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Portrays the amazing life and times of the "Little Tramp" from his poverty-stricken childhood in England, to his friendships, his many wives and scandalous affairs, his acting career, and his relentless pursuit by J. Edgar Hoover."--Container
Hopscotch by Eric Lewis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having to much fun!
Dame Edith Evans, Ned's girl by Bryan Forbes( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spy at twilight by Bryan Forbes( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A sequel to The endless game." Introduces a cast of double agents, dupes and unsung heroes who give us a chilling insight into the dark recesses of international espionage and politics
International Velvet by Bryan Forbes( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and French and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphaned by a road crash, Velvet Brown's niece, Sarah, comes to England to live with her. Only when Sarah discovers her talent for riding does her sadness fade
That despicable race : a history of the British acting tradition by Bryan Forbes( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The league of gentlemen by Basil Dearden( Visual )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humourous British crime story about a disgruntled former army officer who blackmails his former officers into joining him in a bank heist
King Rat by Bryan Forbes( Visual )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors
Seance on a wet afternoon by Bryan Forbes( Visual )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally unstable medium and her weak-willed husband embark on a dubious kidnapping scheme
The rewrite man by Bryan Forbes( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down on his luck and recovering from a bitter disappointment, Hollywood scriptwriter Harvey Burgess thinks his problems are solved when he is summoned to the south of France to rewrite the script of a flagging movie about the French Revolution. But it is not as straightforward as it sounds. On the set he finds an unworkable script, an uncooperative film crew--and the stunning Laura.--fantasticfiction.co.uk
The distant laughter by Bryan Forbes( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fascination of this witty, vicious and intelligent novel is that much of it is true: there is no fiction or caricature in the film world that is not outdone by fact."--Back cover
The twisted playground by Bryan Forbes( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spændingsroman
Ned's girl : the authorised biography of Dame Edith Evans by Bryan Forbes( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Edith Evans, famous actress and extraordinary woman who occupied the centre of the English stage for sixty years
Partly cloudy by Bryan Forbes( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious comedy of manners follows one family's mad and peculiar antics from chaos and catastrophe to high drama
The wrong box( Visual )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange rule of inheritance allows only the last remaining survivor of a family of siblings to get the sizable legacy, precipitating a dangerous contest between two elderly brothers. Their families get involved too, sparking a wild chase and absurd comedy as they attempt to be the last man standing
Stranger by Bryan Forbes( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Theo Gittings, distinguished author and member of the literary establishment, dies in a squalid boardinghouse, it is left to his cousin and longtime friend to settle his affairs. In the process, he stumbles upon Theo's journal - fragmented, encoded, disquised, but explicit enough to show that this brilliant talented man had led an extraordinary double life: a life of sexual subterfuge and political treason. Theo's journal lays bare the twilight world of the lost generation that inhabited Cambridge of between the two world wars, mapping out the sexual and political underground
A song at twilight by Bryan Forbes( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spionroman
Four film favorites : classic horse films( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program, a young English girl who wins an unruly horse in a raffle goes on to enter him in the Grand National Steeplechase. In the second program, a young girl and her horse go overseas. In the third program, a horse is passed through the hands of many masters prior to returning to his original young master and a happy retirement. The fourth program is a fictionalized account of an underdog bay colt who became one of the greatest thoroughbreds in horseracing history
 
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The Stepford wives
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The Stepford wivesInternational VelvetKing RatSeance on a wet afternoonThe rewrite manThe distant laughterThe twisted playgroundNed's girl : the authorised biography of Dame Edith Evans
Alternative Names
Bryan Forbes aktor, reżyser i scenarzysta brytyjski

Bryan Forbes attore, sceneggiatore e regista britannico

Bryan Forbes brit filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, producer, színész, író

Bryan Forbes brit filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, producer, színész, író, 1926-2013

Bryan Forbes britischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Bryan Forbes Brits acteur

Bryan Forbes brittisk filmregissör, skådespelare och författare

Bryan Forbes director de cine, guionista y actor británico

Bryan Forbes English film director, screenwriter and actor

Bryan Forbes pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Bryan Forbes réalisateur, scénariste et acteur anglais

Clark, John Theobald

Clarke John Theobald

Clarke, John Theobald 1926-

Clarke, John Theobald 1926-2013

Forbes, Bryan

Forbes, Bryan, 1926-

Turk Thrust 1926-2013

Брайън Форбс

Форбс, Брайан английский кинорежиссёр, сценарист и актёр

בריאן פורבס

برایان فوربز

برایان فوربز تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

フォーブス, ブライアン

ブライアン・フォーブス

布萊恩·福布斯

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