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Asquith, Anthony 1902-1968

Overview
Works: 246 works in 977 publications in 5 languages and 8,535 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Internet videos  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Educational films  Silent films  Anthology films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Interviewee, Actor, Restager, fmd, Other, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, Conductor, tld, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( visu )
111 editions published between 1938 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,276 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 ( visu )
20 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and held by 784 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 ( visu )
27 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
A cranky professor takes a bet that he can turn flower-seller Eliza Doolittle into a 'proper lady' in no time
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( visu )
98 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 644 libraries worldwide
A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
A cottage on Dartmoor by Anthony Asquith( visu )
30 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 337 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 ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 libraries worldwide
A moving drama about an aging English schoolmaster who comes to grips with his personal and professional failures
The V.I.P.s ( visu )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 274 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 Browning version by Anthony Asquith( visu )
29 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 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 yellow Rolls-Royce by Anthony Asquith( visu )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 238 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 Anthony Havelock-Allan( visu )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Presents the classical ballets Les Sylphides, Le Corsaire, La Valse and Aurora's Wedding from Sleeping Beauty
The Browning version ( visu )
9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 161 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
The Winslow boy by Anthony Asquith( visu )
20 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A barrister defends a naval cadet accused of stealing a postal money-order
We dive at dawn by Anthony Asquith( visu )
49 editions published between 1943 and 2019 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
"The crews of HMS submarine Sea Tiger have their leave (and assorted family problems) cut short when they are recalled for a special mission: sink the new German battleship Brandenburg. En route, they learn that their target has entered the heavily defended Baltic; rather than fail, they follow it. Tension builds as they approach their target. After the attempt, escape seems impossible ... unless they can refuel in enemy waters"--Container
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( visu )
28 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 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( visu )
31 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Drama about a British airfield and the men stationed there, focusing mainly on personal relationships in wartime
World War II movies ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Cottage to let by Anthony Asquith( visu )
24 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Set during World War II, a Fifth Column organization plans to kidnap a scientist from his English country house laboratory. His assistant is suspected of passing secrets to the enemy. The plot twists and turns as all the characters come under suspicion in true thriller style
Shooting stars by Bob Dylan( visu )
9 editions published between 1927 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 64 libraries worldwide
"Offering a fascinating insight into the workings of a 1920s London film studio, and boasting a boldly expressionists shooting tyle, dramatic lighting and great performances from its leads ... Shooting stars is at once a sophisticated morality tale and an affectionate critiqu of the film industry, teasing its audience with revelations about how the fantastic world of th photoplay conceals irony and hidden truths."--Container
Fanny by gaslight by Anthony Asquith( visu )
20 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 libraries worldwide
"During the nineteenth century, Fanny, the illegitimate daughter of a British Cabinet Minister, begins a new life as a lady's maid in the household of her real father. She eventually learns the truth of her parentage and develops a strong bond with her father. This is shattered when his wife learns of it and threatens to publicly disgrace him. Fanny is in danger of losing him, but also of finding herself with another man in her life. His noble birth and her apparent lack of it put obstacles in the path of their romance, but will true love triumph?"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Anthony Asquith angol filmrendező
Anthony Asquith britischer Filmregisseur
Anthony Asquith Brits filmregisseur (1902-1968)
Anthony Asquith brittesche Filmregisseur
Anthony Asquith brytyjski reżyser filmowy
Anthony Asquith director de cine del Reino Unido
Anthony Asquith réalisateur britannique
Anthony Asquith regista britannico
Antonius Asquith
Asquith Anthony William Lars
Asquith Puffin
Asquith, Puffin 1902-1968
Entoni Eskvit
Антъни Аскуит
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 (543)
French (4)
German (3)
Spanish (2)
Italian (1)
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