WorldCat Identities

Hawkins, Jack 1910-1973

Works: 239 works in 966 publications in 8 languages and 21,939 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  War films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Biography  Historical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Singer, Producer, Former owner, 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 )

193 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,749 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 )

89 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 4,239 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 4 languages and held by 3,941 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 Michael Caine( 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
1356 [a novel] by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 828 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 658 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 Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 602 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 )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 590 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 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
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( Visual )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 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
Jane Eyre( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 267 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 by Howard Hawks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 262 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 )

18 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 249 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. A delightful cast of British all-stars, including Richard Attenborough, Bryan Forbes, and Roger Livesey, brings to life this precisely calibrated caper, which was immensely popular and influenced countless Hollywood heist films
Waterloo by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 210 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( 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 Khan
Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 201 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 )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 188 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 118 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!
Malta story by Brian Desmond Hurst( Visual )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II pilot photographer, is forced to land in Malta. There he finds himself attached to the local regiment struggling to holdout against the Axis
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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 britnico

Jack Hawkins attore inglese

Jack Hawkins britischer Schauspieler

Jack Hawkins britisk skodespelar

Jack Hawkins britisk skuespiller

Jack Hawkins Brits acteur

Jack Hawkins brittisk skdespelare

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 pharaohs