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Hawkins, Jack 1910-1973

Overview
Works: 338 works in 1,075 publications in 8 languages and 22,119 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Christian fiction  War stories  Historical fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Former owner, Instrumentalist, Collector, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Hawkins
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler ( Visual )
183 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive
The bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle ( Visual )
88 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 4,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
Zulu by Cy Endfield ( Visual )
92 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zulu is set in Africa in 1879 only hours after the battle of Isandhlwana. A small group of British soldiers stood their ground at a farm house at Rorke's Drift against an onslaught of wave after wave of Zulus
1356 [a novel] by Bernard Cornwell ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On September 19, 1356, a severly outnumbered English army faced off against the French at the Battle of Poitiers. But what seemed like certain defeat became instead the most decisive English victory of the Hundred Years' War
The fallen idol ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eight-year old child accidentally discovers the family butler's illicit affair
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final years of the Russian Tsar and Empress are chronicled in this epic which begins in 1904. Tsar Nicholas II is celebrating the birth of his only son, the heir to the Russian throne. But all is not well in Russia, for it is at war with the Japanese and there is a growing threat of internal revolution. Empress Alexandra, searching for answers to troubles of her own, seeks the advice from the charismatic monk, Rasputin, who, many believe, has power over her. The Bolshevik unrest grows and The Duma, a parliament for the people, demands the Tsar's abdication. The Royal Family is imprisoned and then executed as a new government takes form under Lenin
The ruling class by Peter Medak ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excéntrico británico de sombrero de copa que se creía Jesucristo
The small back room ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War II government munitions expert, in constant pain from a crippling bomb injury, is frustrated by his infirmity and mindless government bureaucracy that prevents him from recovering and disposing of deadly enemy booby traps that are killing children
The cruel sea by Charles Frend ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of the battle of the Atlantic, a story of an ocean, two ships and a handful of men. The men are the heroes. The heroines are the ships. The only villan is the sea -- the cruel sea -- that man has made even more cruel
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jane Eyre, a young orphan with no prospects, lands a job as a governess to the ward of Edward Rochester. As she goes about her duties at the manor Thornfield, love blooms between them. He asks for her hand in marriage and it appears her dreams will come true; but a dark secret looms over Thornfield that threatens to engulf them all
Land of the pharaohs ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great Pharaoh orders architect Vashtar to build him the highest pyramid in the world as his tomb. 15 years have passed and his treasury is dwindling, so he marries Princess Nellifer, but she is as ruthless as she is beautiful
Waterloo by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stirring drama of the historic battle between Napoleon and Wellington
The league of gentlemen by Basil Dearden ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bitter about being forced into retirement, a colonel (wittily embodied by Jack Hawkins) ropes a cadre of former British army men into aiding him in a one-million-pound bank robbery, a risky plan that involves infiltrating a military compound
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace ( Book )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details how a wealthy young Jewish man and his family, who are all experiencing changing fortunes under Roman tyranny, are affected by the life and teachings of a Nazarene named Jesus Christ
The black rose ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Saxon youth is run out of England during the Crusades, and goes with his loyal retainer to adventures in China where they become intrigued in the court of Kubla Kahn
Lord Jim by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph Conrad's saga of an idealistic merchant marine officer who disgraces himself when he abandons ship in the Far East. A tale of both cowardice and redemption
The prisoner by Peter Glenville ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following World War II, an unnamed Cardinal is arrested as a traitor to an unspecified Eastern European country. While imprisoned, the Cardinal is put through a series of trials by a state interrogator charged with convincing the Cardinal to issue a phony statement that would effectively end Catholicism in the country. Purportedly based on the real-life travails of Hungarian Cardinal József Mindszenty
Guns at Batasi ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dedicated British soldier is caught in the midst of a revolution in Africa. When he is ordered to relinquish command to the native militia, he defies the orders and arms himself and his followers with a cache of weapons. When Regimental Sergeant Major Lauderdale learns of this defiance, he springs into action with all the authority at his command, knowing full well that he's the only thing that stands between order and ... massacre!
No highway in the sky ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric scientist is convinced that England's new Reindeer planes will fall apart after 1,440 hours of flying time. When he finds himself on a Reindeer that has reached the stress point, a movie star passenger and a stewardess support his drastic action to permanantly ground the aircraft
 
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Alternative Names
Hawkins, John Edward
Hawkins, John Edward 1910-1973
Languages
English (506)
German (22)
French (21)
Spanish (21)
Italian (7)
Multiple languages (6)
Basque (2)
Russian (1)
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