WorldCat Identities

Hawkins, Jack 1910-1973

Works: 197 works in 1,047 publications in 7 languages and 21,903 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Television mini-series  Religious films  Epic films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Producer, Singer, Former owner, Author, Other, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jack Hawkins
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

213 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 4,740 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, to love, to hate and, finally, to forgive
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

67 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,069 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 )

97 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,722 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

The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K Massie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 629 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 598 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

The story of a lame scientist in World War II Britain. Frustrated by his handicap and embittered to those around him, he 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 341 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 )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 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
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( Visual )

29 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 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 )

13 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and French and held by 260 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
Lord Jim by Richard Brooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and French and held by 213 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 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 )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 197 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 )

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
Guns at Batasi by John Guillermin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 115 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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Lawrence of ArabiaZuluThe ruling classThe small back roomLand of the pharaohsTheater of blood