WorldCat Identities

Lister, Moira 1923-2007

Overview
Works: 45 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 591 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Anthology films  Film adaptations  War films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  History 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Moira Lister
The yellow Rolls-Royce by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 213 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
A run for your money( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Welsh mining brothers win tickets to a rugby match in London pitting England against Wales. Overzealous on their first trip to London, the brothers become separated from their group and then each other, and a newpaper gardening correspondent is given the task of locating the brothers for a human interest story
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes in the night. Blind detective McLain investigates the murder of Miss Lawry's boyfriend with the aid of his seeing-eye dog. The only clue is the odor of violets in the room. From this clue McLain builds a case against Nazi spies headed by someone close to Miss Lawry. Kennel murder case. Detective Philo Vance grapples with a classic sealed-room murder mystery involving participants in a snooty Long Island dog show. The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The spy in white: Set in Turkey this spy thriller is about two guards who lose their jobs when they get into a fight with an Arab prince who tries to seduce one of their girl friends and discover that the prince is about to overthrow the Turkish government
Pool of London by Basil Dearden( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2020 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything changes for two sailors on shore leave when they inadvertently become caught up in a crime as murky as the great river itself. For one of them, Johnny, life is further complicated when he falls in love with Pat, a local ticket seller, forming one of the first interracial relationships in British film history
Classic film noir : double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The scar: When a crooked gambler seeks to hide from a rival mobster, he hatches a plot to take the place of a psychiatrist that he's a dead-ringer for. But it's not long before the good doctor's secretary is on to his scheme
The very merry Moira by Moira Lister( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limping man( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes that she has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper
British cinema. The rough and the smooth ; The scamp ; Kill me tomorrow ; Grand National night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scamp: An abused child finds happiness with kindly foster parents
The Mystery collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So evil my love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2021 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent woman falls under a villain's spell, a captivating thriller of obsession and deceit. English widow Olivia Harwood meets Mark Bellis, a charming but dangerous criminal, and lets him board in her home. Olivia soon descends into a life of crime
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Commander Ericson and his crew find they are fighting not only the Germans, but the age-old enemy, the sea, in this World War II action drama
Trouble in store by John Paddy Carstairs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first film in Wisdom's hugely successful slapstick series finds him working in the stock room of a large London department store and dreaming of becoming a window dresser. An ever lovable victim of his own clumsiness, all Norman's efforts result in chaos of the highest and most hilarious order. That is, until he meets spunky shopgirl Sally Wilson, the girl of his dreams. Together they discover a plot to rob the store and set about foiling the robbers the only way they know how."--Container
Danger man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Drake becomes a man-servant to a wealthy family when investigating the leakage of secrets in very high circles
Norman Wisdom double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble in store: Norman's (Norman Wisdom) aim in life is to become a window dresser for a department store. But between all his hirings and firings he is more often than not outside looking in. One day he helps an old lady leave the shop with a large suitecase, only be told later that the woman is a notorious shoplifter who has successfully walked off with large amounts of their stock. Given Norman's apparent inability to achieve anything, when the store is robbed, everyone is surprised when he successfully deals with the situation
John and Julie( Visual )

2 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This charming and timeless film records the adventures of two small children who run off to watch the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953, meeting various eccentrics along the way. The characters the children meet are played by the great British stars of the period and this film is fascinating for anyone interested in British artistic history"--- Container
Danger man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Drake sets out to find a beautiful girl who is wanted for espionage, possibly high treason. It means a trip to the Middle East and into a web of mystery in which death and danger stalk together
Abandon ship!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After their luxury liner is sunk, a group of over twenty survivors take refuge in a life boat made for only nine.... The executive officer must take charge, and as a hurricane approaches, and their food and water run out, he must decide who to put over the side, and who stays and gets a chance at survival."--Container
Another shore( Visual )

2 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the whimsical tale of a young Irishman who dreams of life in the South Seas. When he assists an old man who has had a car accident it seems that his dream might be realised
Once a jolly swagman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Fox is restless and wants to do something else in his life. Against family wishes, he becomes a motorcycle racer and meets a high society woman named Dotty. Bill then becomes aware of the shallowness of his life. Includes bonus photo gallery
Hancock's half hour by Ray Galton( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Hancock stars in this 1950s comedy favorite. Digitally remastered, listeners will be in stitches as Hancock and co. play out their most memorial sketches
 
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The yellow Rolls-Royce
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Moira Lister

Moira Lister actrice

Moira Lister actrice uit Zuid-Afrika (1923-2007)

Moira Lister attrice e scrittrice sudafricana

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Moira Lister sørafrikansk skribent og skodespelar

Moira Lister sørafrikansk skribent og skuespiller

Moira Lister südafrikanesch Schauspillerin

Moira Lister Südafrikanisch-britische Schauspielerin

Moira Lister sydafrikansk författare och skådespelare

Moira Lister sydafrikansk skribent og skuespiller

Листер, Мойра

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مويرا ليستر

مویرا لیستر بازیگر و نویسنده اهل آفریقای جنوبی

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