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Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964

Works: 422 works in 1,335 publications in 8 languages and 21,316 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Religious films  Bible films  Epic films  History  Science fiction films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Other, Director, Singer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cedric Hardwicke
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

75 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard III: Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of Moses, the prophet who led his people, the Israelites, out of bondage in the land of Egypt to the Promised Land
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

42 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by William Dieterle( Visual )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

79 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

41 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends strangle a college classmate and then proceed to invite his family and friends to dinner after they stuff the body inside a trunk to be used for the dining table. One of the guests, their teacher, suspects foul play and returns later to discover not only the body, but also how his own academic theories had been twisted to provide the motivation for the grotesque murder. Based on the real-life Leopold-Loeb murder, Hitchcock's study of total mise-en-scene construction was shot entirely on a single sound stage
The war of the worlds by Byron Haskin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa. Disaster ensues
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and French and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this version tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's bousehold, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom. Now celebrating its 55th anniversary, this film has been fully restored
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered. He is given a choice: either face a horrible death by torture or commit suicide. Rommel opts for the latter. The official story given to the press is that Rommel died heroically of his war wounds
The invisible man : the legacy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
Nicholas Nickleby by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

37 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man struggles to protect his family from a cruel uncle and a very cruel world
Les Misérables( Visual )

18 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a young man, Jean Valjean is convicted of stealing. After escaping prison, he rises, against all odds to become mayor, but he cannot escape his past or Javert, the fanatical police inspector who is determined to recapture him
King Solomon's Mines( Visual )

46 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads a party in search of both a missing English aristocrat and King Solomon's Mines
Helen of Troy by John Twist( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad's story of the Trojan War told from the Trojans viewpoint. This epic film from 1956 was directed by Robert Wise. "Arrows rain death. Soldiers clamber up stone walls. Swords clang, fires rage. Yet the waves of combatants storming Troy are repelled. To defeat the undefeatable ultimately requires brains more than brawn. So, feigning retreat, the Greeks offer a gift: a mammoth wooden horse secretly housing their fighting men."--Container
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
Poetry of Wordsworth by William Wordsworth( Recording )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: after being knocked unconscious, a turn-of-the-century blacksmith awakens in sixth-century Camelot, is quickly hailed as a wizard, and falls in love with the king's niece
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
On borrowed time( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Death comes for Gramps Northrup, Gramps isn't ready to go because that would leave his grandson alone, so he uses magic to trap Death in a tree. But with Death on hiatus, others whose time has come and who are ill and in pain, cannot be released from their suffering. Gramps begins to wonder if he has done the right thing
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Around the world in eighty days
The ten commandmentsThe Hunchback of Notre DameAround the world in eighty daysRopeThe war of the worldsThe ten commandmentsLes MisérablesPoetry of Wordsworth
Alternative Names
Cedric Hardwicke acteur britannique

Cedric Hardwicke attore britannico

Cedric Hardwicke britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler sowie Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Cedric Hardwicke Brits acteur (1893-1964)

Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedric, Sir 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedric Webotes.

Hardwicke, Cedric Webster 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedrick 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedrick 1893-1964 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedrick, Sir 1893-1964

Sir Cedric Hardwicke

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