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Lean, David 1908-1991

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Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

215 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

152 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 4,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

205 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

125 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, becomes appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young girl
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

67 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
Great expectations by David Lean( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( Visual )

61 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headstrong Rosy lives on the heathered hills of Ireland's Dingle Peninsule. She cannot forsake her passionate romance with a handsome British officer. Yet, for Rosy, there is a greater love - the devotion of her reserved schoolteacher husband Charles. When Rosy has an illicit affair and is ultimately charged with treason, it is Charles who will stand by her side
Summertime by David Lean( Visual )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Hudson, une américaine célibataire de plus de quarante ans, réalise son rêve en allant passer ses vacances d'été à Venise. A son arrivée, chaque instant la voit s'extasier face à la beauté de la langue italienne et l'atmosphère magique de la Cité des Doges. Mais sa fascination se mue lentement en douce mélancolie, le poids de la solitude grandit en elle. Un matin, Jane entre dans le magasin d'antiquités de Renato de Rossi, un homme du même âge qu'elle, qui propose de l'initier à la vie vénitienne
Hobson's choice( Visual )

45 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life. Bonus features include commentary, documentary, essay, interviews, and more
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

153 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Lean's sensitive rendering of the story is memorable, beautiful, and superbly performed by a cast including Alec Guinness, Robert Newton, Anthony Newley, and Diana Dors
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

10 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end
Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Noel Coward's Brief encounter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

93 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
In which we serve by David Lean( Visual )

68 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survivors of the sinking of HMS Torrin, an English destroyer, remember the ship's war-time career
Brief encounter by D. R. S Lean( Visual )

83 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion( Visual )

4 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cranky professor takes a bet that he can turn flower-seller Eliza Doolittle into a 'proper lady' in no time
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by State Theatre Centre of WA( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
Brief encounter( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Noel Coward's Brief encounter( Visual )

12 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
 
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Doctor Zhivago
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The Bridge on the River KwaiLawrence of ArabiaA passage to IndiaLawrence of ArabiaRyan's DaughterSummertimeHobson's choiceOliver Twist
Alternative Names
David Lean

David Lean britischer Filmregisseur

David Lean British film director, producer, screenwriter and editor

David Lean Brits filmregisseur

David Lean brittisk regissör

David Lean brytyjski reżyser filmowy

David Lean director de cine británico

David Lean director de cinema, guionista i muntador anglès

David Lean réalisateur britannique

David Lean regista britannico

David Lean regista, sceneggiatore, attore, montatore e produttore cinematografico britannico

Deivids Līns

Lean, David, 1908-

Ντέιβιντ Λην

Девід Лін

Дейвид Лийн

Дејвид Лин

Дэвід Лін

Лин, Дэвид

Դևիդ Լին

דייוויד לין

ديفيد لين

ديفيد لين مخرج بريطاني

دیوید لین تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

ডেভিড লিন যুক্তরাজ্যের চলচ্চিত্র পরিচালক, প্রযোজক

ਡੇਵਿਡ ਲੀਨ

ഡേവിഡ് ലീൻ

เดวิด ลีน

დევიდ ლინი

데이비드 린

린, 데이비드 1908-1991

デヴィッド・リーン

リーン, デーヴィッド

大卫·利恩

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