WorldCat Identities

Parker, Cecil 1897-1971

Overview
Works: 153 works in 559 publications in 7 languages and 9,119 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Caper films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cecil Parker
Swiss family Robinson by Ken Annakin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shipwrecked Robinson family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization until their makeshift paradise is threatened by the arrival of cutthroat pirates
The lady vanishes( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelers on a trans-European train are put up in a hotel for the night due to bad weather. Shortly after the journey begins in the morning, people begin to disappear. Bonus features include commentary; documentary; essays; and more
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

63 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old lady takes in a lodger, who with four friends commits a robbery. When she discovers their crime, they decide to kill her, but she has other plans
Indiscreet by Stanley Donen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and German and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance is in the air when a dashing diplomat is introduced to a beautiful and famous actress. The fact that he's married doesn't stop the love-struck pair from falling into a passionate affair
The court jester by Melvin Frank( Visual )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 12th century England, the infant king is usurped by the wicked King Roderick. Black Fox and his band attempt to restore the rightful king to the throne by having a member of their group infiltrate the court by posing as the jester. Things get zany when the jester is hypnotized into believing he is an assassin and switches identities at the snap of finger, the King's daughter falls for the jester, people randomly sing what are supposed to be recognition codes, and a sorceress interferes
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

55 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

41 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Alec Guinness is Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who invents a fabric that never wrinkles, wears out, or gets dirty. But when mill owners and workers realize this miracle fabric will destroy their industry, they try to supress it. Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, forcing clothing factory bigwigs to resort to more desperate measures
Under Capricorn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Australia in 1830, an English immigrant stays with his cousin Henrietta and her cruel husband, setting a triangle to explode and reveal a strange crime
Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience a lavish epic about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt
Heavens above! by John Boulting( Visual )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic clergyman is accidentally assigned to a wealthy parish where he insists on ministering to the rich and poor alike, infuriating the town, the religious hierarchy, and the government
The wreck of the Mary Deare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freighter Mary Dear is adrift in stormy seas. All have abandoned ship except for one man-- exhausted first officer Gideon Patch who has taken command. Appearances indicate he's a madman, but Patch isn't a man who relies on appearances
A Tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

35 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic tale by Dickens about two men and the woman they both love, set during the turmoil of the French revolution
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Recording )

18 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of manners contrasting two brothers who are both courting the same woman. Joseph Surface, a hypocrite, is interested in her fortune, while Charles, a spendthrift, is in love with her. A gossiping group of friends complicate matters
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nice, tweedy old English woman disappears from her compartment on a European train. A young woman who wonders why becomes frantic when everyone tells her there never was such a person. A young man comes to her aid and they solve a criss-cross puzzle of espionage, counter-espionage and attempted assassination
The Vivien Leigh anniversary collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark journey: Set during World War I. Stockholm is infested with spies and counterspies. Among them is Madeleine, the owner of a famous dress shop. Her dedication to the French cause is tested when she is attracted to von Marwitz, a lady's man and head of the German Secret Service in Stockholm. Suspicion wars with love, leading up to conflicting loyalties and an action-packed climax
23 paces to Baker Street( Visual )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a blind man overhears a kidnapping plot, the only thing more difficult than foiling it is getting someone to believe him. Without the help of friends or the authorities, the man, along with his fiance, pieces together the clues of the mystery, all of which are sound
Alec Guinness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney Stratton is an eccentric chemist who one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty. However, when mill owners realize his invention will destroy their industry, Sidney suddenly becomes the most hunted man in the nation
Peter Sellers 5-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-way stretch: With days remaining on his sentence prisoner Dodger Lane believes he can escape, steal some diamonds, and get back to prison in time for his release!
 
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Alternative Names
Cecil Parker acteur britannique

Cecil Parker actor británico

Cecil Parker attore britannico

Cecil Parker britischer Schauspieler

Cecil Parker britisk skodespelar

Cecil Parker britisk skuespiller

Cecil Parker Brits acteur (1897-1971)

Cecil Parker brittisk skådespelare

Cecil Parker pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Parker, Cecilia 1897-1971

Schwabe, Cecil

Schwabe, Cecil 1897-1971

Сесил Паркер

سسیل پارکر بازیگر بریتانیایی

سيسيل باركر

セシル・パーカー

Languages
English (288)

German (12)

French (5)

Danish (1)

Spanish (1)

Turkish (1)

Czech (1)