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Genn, Leo 1905-1978

Overview
Works: 186 works in 504 publications in 8 languages and 7,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Epic films  Detective and mystery films  Filmed plays  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Other, Narrator, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Visual )

10 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life—revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him."--Container
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

70 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fifth with his battell fought at Agincourt in France( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt
The snake pit( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following an emotional collapse a woman is placed in a mental institution by her husband. The severity of her depression causes her sympathetic doctor to try electric shock, hydrotherapy, and drugs, along with psychoanalysis
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and German and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V is Shakespeare's dramatic depiction of England's Henry as he strives to claim the crown of France. Henry finally establishes an alliance with France when he meets and marries Catherine of Valois after his army is victorious
Henry V( Visual )

10 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V unites his people, invades France and emerges victorious at Agincourt, deals with traitors, and cements the peace
Moby Dick by John Huston( Visual )

61 editions published between 1956 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life-- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
The snake pit( Visual )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman finds herself in a state mental institution and must spend several months under the care of her compassionate doctor before she can face the troubling secrets of her past and be cured
Die screaming Marianne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die screaming, Marianne stars the luminous Susan George (Straw dogs) as a free-spirited hippie chick caught in a nightmarish plot to rob her of an inheritance. Marianne (George) thought she had escaped the clutches of her criminal, incestuous family, but a spurned lover reveals her location, forcing her on a perilous journey back home. Leo Genn (nominated for an Oscar for his work in Quo Vadis) is insidiously creepy as Marianne's father, The Judge, who is more concerned with money than his daughter's tenuous well-being. A twisting, surprise-a-minute thriller, Die screaming, Marianne proves that home is most definitely not where the heart is
Plymouth adventure( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1620, a group of religious outcasts boarded the Mayflower in England and set sail for the New World, where they founded a tiny wilderness outpost that was the genesis for what would become the United States of America. This is their thrilling story, a tale of hardship and devotion, of storms, hunger and disease faced and defied
The Miniver story by Greer Garson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Miniver faces the tribulations of post-war Britain and many family travails
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten people--eight strangers and two married domestics--come from near and far to attend a posh weekend gala at a remote castle. What's the occasion? Each has unwittingly been invited to his/her own murder!
Roberto Rossellini by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Italian and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Era notte a Roma: "In this emotional war drama set in Nazi-occupied Rome, a beautiful bootlegger gives sanctuary to three escaped POWs, an American pilot, a Russian sergeant and a British major. By taking them in, she tragically jeopardizes the safety of her Communist lover while the confinement of the trapped prisoners brings their uneasy alliance to a boiling point, symbolizing the chaos of the world around them."--Container
Era Notte a Roma = It was night in Rome by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in Italian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossellini's 1960 war drama features Sergei Bondarchuk as a Russian POW who escapes from German prison camp in Italy
Leading ladies : 20 classic movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"30 hours of America's most beloved leading ladies of the silver screen! Ava Gardner, Susan Hayward, Bette Davis, Sally Field, Hedy Lamarr, Elizabeth Taylor, Dorothy Lamour and Judy Garland are just a few of the leading ladies who grace this movie collection with their striking beauty, profound screen presence and extraordinary talent."--Container
Circus of fear( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter sets up a fake murder in order to find out what is happening with evidence, but it is complicated when the fake murder victim ends up dead
Too hot to handle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London's Soho, Johnny Solo runs the Pink Flamingo Club. He starts getting threats and demands for protection from Diamonds Dielli. Midnight Franklin, who's Johnny's girlfriend and one of the club's headliners, wants to get Johnny out of the business. Can Johnny win the struggle with Diamonds, and can Midnight get him out of harm's way?
The velvet touch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Val Stanton is a famous "light" actress who yearns to play a dramatic role. Her jealous producer, however, tries to blackmail her into staying with him, and in a fit of anguish, she accidentally kills him. But Val has committed the "perfect" murder, a fellow actress is suspected of the crime! When the detective closes the case, Val tries to enjoy her newfound freedom in her career and her love, but she is too haunted by guilt
Affair in Monte Carlo : 24 hours of a woman's life( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lifetime's thrill in one Monte Carlo day
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Quo vadis
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Moby Dick
Alternative Names
Gunn, Leo 1905-1978

Leo Genn acteur britannique

Leo Genn actor

Leo Genn attore inglese

Leo Genn Brits acteur

Leo Genn englischer Schauspieler

Лео Генн

ליאו גן

ليو جين

لئو گن بازیگر بریتانیایی

レオ・ゲン

李奧·真

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