WorldCat Identities

Asquith, Anthony 1902-1968

Overview
Works: 231 works in 860 publications in 5 languages and 8,432 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Nonfiction films  Silent films  Educational films  Internet videos  Short films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Actor, Author, Restager , fmd, Performer, Film editor, Other, Scenarist, Conductor, Editor, Adapter, tld
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthony Asquith
Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

96 editions published between 1938 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

83 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion( Visual )

27 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 675 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
A cottage on Dartmoor by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

20 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tense, shocking thriller that evokes the early films of Alfred Hitchcock and the masterworks of Russian and German silent cinema. It opens with the escape of a prisoner from Dartmoor prison, and flashes back to show how a love triangle led him to jail. A perfect companion to Dartmoor is Silent Britain, a feature-length documentary of the golden age of British filmmaking. The first documentary to celebrate the visionary filmmakers and the unsung stars of Britain's own Cinema, Silent Britain is fully illustrated throughout with film clips, from a British comedy in 1898 to Britain's first talkie in 1929
The Browning version( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving drama about an aging English schoolmaster who comes to grips with his personal and professional failures
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Redgrave gives the performance of his career in Anthony Asquith's adaptation of Terence Rattigan's unforgettable play. Redgrave portrays Andrew Crocker-Harris, an embittered, middle-aged schoolmaster who begins to feel that his life has been a failure. Diminished by poor health, a crumbling marriage, and the derision of his pupils, the once brilliant scholar is compelled to reexamine his life when a young student offers an unexpected gesture of kindness. A heartbreaking story of remorse and atonement, The Browning version is a classic of British realism and the winner of best actor and best screenplay honors at the 1951 Cannes Film Festival
The V.I.P.s( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elite passengers waiting for London-to-U.S. flights get fogged in, and have to deal with their problems rather than run from them
The yellow Rolls-Royce by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, intrigue, adventure, love-- everything happens in the yellow Rolls-Royce, a luxury automobile that ties together three stories as it passes from owner to owner. In the first, an aristocrat with a penchant for the racetrack discovers his wife has a penchant for backseat amour. Then a moll takes a spin down lover's lane in the Rolls while her mobster boyfriend is busy rubbing out the competition. Finally, an imperious widow purchases the car and drives straight into danger as she helps an anti-fascist escape the Nazis
An evening with the Royal Ballet by Sadler's Wells Ballet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program presents a gala evening of classical ballet featuring the legendary team of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn
The Browning version( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strict English schoolteacher is forced into retirement and begins to doubt himself and his life
The importance of being earnest / an Anthony Asquith production( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Rush hour( Visual )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Britain's workers coping with the British transport system and social amenities during a typical rush hour, urging shoppers to use transport at other times of the day. A 1941 British Public Information short film made by the wartime Ministry of Information, and designed to pass on an important message to cinemagoers in a humorous manner
Insight( Visual )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study on the work of Anthony Asquith, interview with, setting up and shooting a scene, and excerpts of his earlier films, with interviews with players who have worked with him
We dive at dawn by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

45 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic World War II drama of a British submarine dueling a German battleship. Shows the personal problems and fears of the seamen and the stress involved in braving the ocean depths
The Winslow boy by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A barrister defends a naval cadet accused of stealing a postal money-order
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

25 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful, spoiled heiress has everything money can buy except a husband. After a disastrous first marriage, she sets her sights on a dedicated, but poor Indian doctor
The way to the stars by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

26 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a British airfield and the men stationed there, focusing mainly on personal relationships in wartime
World War II movies( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Blabbermouth: The story of how America's war efforts are compromised by civilian gossip
Cottage to let by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

19 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wartime cottage on a Scottish estate becomes a focus of attention when not only the new tenant but a London evacuee and a downed fighter pilot all move in. The interest may not be unconnected with the fact that the landowner is also a key British military scientist. For a start, the butler is obviously a Scotland Yard flatfoot. Several of the people staying at the cottage are actually spies who plan to kidnap the scientist
 
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Bernard Shaw's PygmalionThe Browning versionThe Browning versionThe yellow Rolls-RoyceThe Browning versionWe dive at dawnThe millionairess
Alternative Names
Anthony Asquith angol filmrendező

Anthony Asquith britischer Filmregisseur

Anthony Asquith Brits filmregisseur (1902-1968)

Anthony Asquith brytyjski reżyser filmowy

Anthony Asquith director de cine del Reino Unido

Anthony Asquith English film director

Anthony Asquith réalisateur britannique

Anthony Asquith regista britannico

Antonius Asquith

Asquith, Puffin 1902-1968

Entoni Eskvit

Ентони Есквит

Ентоні Асквіт

Энтони Асквит

אנתוני אסקווית'

آنتونی اسکویت کارگردان بریتانیایی

아스퀴스, 안토니 1902-1968

アンソニー・アスキス

安東尼·亞奎斯

安东尼·阿斯奎斯

Languages
English (454)

French (4)

German (3)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)