WorldCat Identities

Hawkins, Jack 1910-1973

Works: 180 works in 1,017 publications in 10 languages and 21,732 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Religious films  Epic films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Producer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Author, Former owner, 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 )

229 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,860 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
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

127 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,276 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 )

84 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab tribes to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obsurity
Zulu by Cy Endfield( Visual )

113 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,763 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 against an onslaught of wave after wave of Zulus
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( Visual )

8 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 653 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 )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 631 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 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter O'Toole gives a tour-de-force performance as Jack, a man 'cured' of believing he's God--only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate. Based on Peter Barnes's irreverent play, this darkly comic indictment of Britain's class system peers behind the closed doors of English aristocracy. Insanity, sadistic sarcasm, and black comedy--with just a touch of the Hollywood musical--are all featured in this beloved cult classic directed by Peter Medak
The small back room by Michael Powell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
1356 [a novel] by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 335 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
The league of gentlemen by Basil Dearden( Visual )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 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
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( Visual )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 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 )

24 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 271 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 )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon Bonaparte, inspiring his people with his military and political genius as well as his revolutionary fervor, becomes, within a few brief years, Emperor of France and master of Europe. After 15 years of victory, in 1812 he meets with disaster in his Russian Campaign. In 1813, defeated by the combined forces of Austria, Russia, Prussia and England at Leipzig, Napoleon is driven to the very gates of Paris where he awaits his destiny. In March 1815, he makes dramatic escape from Elba in exile for his last and desperate bid for ultimate power and glory, which culminate in his narrow defeat by Wellington on the bloody fields of Waterloo
Lord Jim by Alan Venable( Visual )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of a sailor who prowls the unmapped jungles of the Far East in search of the feudal warlord who is terrorizing the peace-loving natives. He helps enslaved natives, is raped by a tribal chief, and finally sacrifices his life
The black rose by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 206 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 198 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
Theater of blood by Douglas Hickox( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madhouse: A TV actor, famous for his role as Dr. Death, forced into retirement by a nervous breakdown after the brutal murder of his fiancee, is invited to return to the role twelve years later. The comeback is sabotaged by a series of grisly murders
Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence d'Arabie by David Lean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epos over de Britse officier T.E. Lawrence die in de Eerste Wereldoorlog de Arabieren moet steunen in hun strijd tegen de Duitsgezinde Turken
Anything for a quiet life; the autobiography of Jack Hawkins by Jack Hawkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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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 roomLand of the pharaohsTheater of blood