WorldCat Identities

Hawkins, Jack 1910-1973

Works: 194 works in 998 publications in 9 languages and 21,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Historical films  Film adaptations  War films  Religious films  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Producer, Singer, Author, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jack Hawkins
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

234 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,875 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 David Lean( Visual )

120 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,203 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 )

82 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), 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 )

112 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handful of British engineers entrench themselves in an isolated outpost called Rorke's Drift and prepare to face a series of vicious assaults by more than 4,000 Zulu warriors
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 655 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 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
The ruling class by Peter Medak( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. He is "cured" of that affliction, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate, blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords. An irreverant look at Britain's class system that peers behind the closed doors of the aristocracy
The small back room by Michael Powell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lame scientist in WWII Britain, frustrated by his handicap and government bureaucrats, and embittered to those around him, who gets a chance at heroism when an unexploded German bomb threatens the town
1356 [a novel] by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Bâtard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poitiers and French King John II
Jane Eyre( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 304 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
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( Visual )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 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
Land of the pharaohs by Howard Hawks( Visual )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 289 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
The league of gentlemen by Basil Dearden( Visual )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 287 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, multitiered plan that involves infiltrating a military compound
Waterloo by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stirring drama of the historic battle between Napoleon and Wellington
Lord Jim by Richard Brooks( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 214 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 black rose by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 207 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
Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 199 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 prisoner by Peter Glenville( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 198 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
Theater of blood by Douglas Hickox( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater of blood : A demented actor and his daughter set about murdering each of London's nine prominent drama critics according to murders in Shakespeare's plays
Guns at Batasi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 117 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!
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ
Alternative Names
Hawkins, John Edward

Hawkins, John Edward 1910-1973

Jack Hawkins acteur britannique

Jack Hawkins actor británico

Jack Hawkins attore inglese

Jack Hawkins britischer Schauspieler

Jack Hawkins britisk skodespelar

Jack Hawkins britisk skuespiller

Jack Hawkins Brits acteur

Jack Hawkins brittisk skådespelare

Τζακ Χόκινς

Джак Хокинс

Хокинс, Джек

Џек Хокинс

ג'ק הוקינס

جک هاوکینز بازیگر بریتانیایی

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The Bridge on the River KwaiLawrence of ArabiaZuluThe ruling classThe small back roomJane EyreLand of the pharaohsTheater of blood