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Francis, Freddie 1917-2007

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Most widely held works by Freddie Francis
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Robert Gould Shaw and Cabot Forbes are two idealistic young Bostonians that lead the regiment; Sgt. Maj. John Rawlins is the inspiration who unites the troops; Pvt. Trip is a runaway slave who joins the regiment
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
Cape fear by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a convicted rapist who is using mostly his newfound knowledge of the law and its numerous loopholes to seek vengeance against a former public defender whom he blames for his 14-year imprisonment due to purposefully faulty defense tactics used during his trial
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and French and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, ostracized by Victorian society and abandoned by her French lieutenant lover, fascinates a man who resolves to unravel the mystery of her clandestine past
The innocents by Jack Clayton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"--Container
School ties by Robert Mandel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jewish boy goes to an elite prep school in the 1950's and hides his religion until a jealous bigot forces it out in the open
The innocents( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah Kerr stars as an emotionally fragile governess who comes to suspect that there is something very, very wrong with her precocious new charges. A psychosexually intensified adaptation of Henry James's classic The Turn of the Screw, co-written by Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) and directed by Jack Clayton (Room at the Top)
The French lieutenant's woman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : Londres, 1884. Un jeune et brillant chirurgien, Treves rencontre dans le spectacle d'un cirque victorien un homme si hideusement déformé qu'il est condamné à vivre la vie dégradante de phénomène de foire. il s'agit de John Merrick, connu des publics de cirque dans tout le pays comme "L'homme éléphant". Bien que Merrick ne puisse être guéri, Treves se bat pour le délivrer de la misère de son environnement, et pour lui donner une vie digne et confortable
Dracula has risen from the grave by Freddie Francis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young niece his bride
Room at the top by Jack Clayton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the story of a young man from a small English mill town who claws his way to the top. He sacrifices his true love and marries the daughter of the factory boss so he can get ahead
The Hammer horror series( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
Princess Caraboo : a true story by Michael Austin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious, but irresistibly charming young woman dressed in strange clothes and speaking no English is taken for a foreign princess by English high society. Is she a royal treasure or a royal imposter?
Time without pity by Joseph Losey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic, long-absent father has one day to prove his child is not a killer
Tales from the crypt( Visual )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vault of horror: Five unsuspecting hotel guests step out of an elevator into a vault deep underground. Trapped with no way out, each guest shares a gruesome story of an encounter with death. But as the stories unfold, the men begin to suspect that their presence in the vault is no coincidence, and they may have already found that the only way out is death
Hammer horror( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror of Dracula (1958): "Christopher Lee as the centuries-old vampire Dracula and Peter Cushing as his implacable foe Van Helsing battle for the souls of Londoners in this retelling of Bram Stoker's novel."--Container
Trog( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild half-man, half-ape emerges from his countryside cave. People call him Trog, short for a prehistoric cave dweller called a troglodyte. To anthropologist Dr. Brockton, he's the scientific discovery of the age. To others, he's walking death. A grocer is impaled on a meat hook, a car is tossed aside like a twig, a child is kidnapped-- all after local resident Sam Murdock prods the brute into a blind rampage
The Skull by John Pegington( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Skull introduces us to Dr. Christopher Maitland, a collector of the occult. When he is given the opportunity to purchase one of the infamous Marquis de Sade, he leaps at the chance. What he doesn't know is that his friend, Matthew Phillips is the former owner of the skull, and quite happy to be rid of it. Possession of The Skull leads to a terrifying series of nightmarish events for Dr. Maitland as he tries to keep control of his life." --
The plot to kill Hitler by Lawrence Schiller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 20, 1944. In the waning days of Nazi Germany, a group of senior army officers led by suave aristocrat Col. Claus von Stauffenberg risks all to save what's left of their war-torn nation. Their goal is to kill Adolf Hitler during a strategy meeting at his Wolfsschanze. The idea grew out of the Third Reich's Operation Valkyrie emergency plan. If successful, this might have changed the bloody outcome of World War II
The Straight story by David Lynch( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin Straight, soixante-treize ans, apprend que son frère Lyle, qu'il n'a pas vu depuis dix ans, vient d'avoir une attaque. Il décide d'aller lui rendre visite, à l'autre bout des Etats-Unis. Alvin marche avec deux cannes, n'a pas le permis et déteste se laisser conduire. Il choisit donc d'y aller en tondeuse à gazon, et il entreprend un périple qui durera six semaines
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Cape fearDracula has risen from the graveRoom at the topThe Hammer horror seriesHammer horrorTrogThe plot to kill Hitler
Alternative Names
Barnett, Ken

Barnett, Ken 1917-2007

Francis, Fred

Francis, Fred 1917-2007

Francis, Freddie.

Francis, Freddy

Francis, Freddy 1917-2007

Francis, Frederick

Francis, Frederick 1917-2007

Francis, Frederick William

Francis, Frederick William 1917-2007

Freddie Francis Brits director of photography (1917-2007)

Freddie Francis Cinematographer, film director

Freddie Francis direttore della fotografia e regista britannico

Šablon:Freddie Francis

Фрэнсис, Фредди

פרדי פרנסיס

فردی فرانسیس

프란시스, 프레디 1917-2007