Most widely held works about Rex Harrison
Most widely held works by Rex Harrison
My fair lady by George Cukor ( Visual )
98 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,809 libraries worldwide
A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady.
My fair lady by Frederick Loewe ( Recording )
97 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,778 libraries worldwide
The story of how a british diction teacher takes a young cockney flower seller and turns her into a lady by changing her speech.
The agony and the ecstasy ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
When Pope Julius II (Harrison) commissions Michelangelo (Heston) to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie.
My fair lady ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady.
Cleopatra ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives.
Rex; an autobiography by Rex Harrison ( Book )
38 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
Large type (18 point) supplementary reading book is autobiography of man known to millions through both stage and screen versions of "My Fair Lady". Book follows Rex Harrison's career from walk-on parts at Liverpool Repertory, through his West End successes in 1930's to his international triumphs. Mr. Harrison shares behind-the-scenes stories of filming of "Cleopatra" and "Dr. Doolittle" as well as his memories of the women he has let into his life--Carole Landis, Kay Kendall, Lilli Palmer-- and the many stars he has worked with. FKC, 7- 75.
Doctor Dolittle ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
Story of Doctor Dolittle, who learns how to communicate with animals.
A damned serious business by Rex Harrison ( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
British actor Rex Harrison tells of his career on the stage and in films.
Cleopatra ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Story of the life of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her loves andentanglements with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony.
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 826 libraries worldwide
The ghost and Mrs. Muir ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1947 and 2002 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, a young widow moves with her daughter into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can't scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!
Dr. Dolittle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Step into the English country home of the good doctor as he performs remarkable treatments on a variety of four-legged and fine-feathered patients. See his secret cures and watch as ordinary and exotic animals talk, dance, and sing.
Unfaithfully yours ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 616 libraries worldwide
A jealous world-famous symphony conductor entertains elaborate thoughts of vengeance over his wife's supposed infidelities, set to three separate orchestral works.
Night train to Munich ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Takes viewers on a World War II era journey from Prague to England to the Swiss Alps, as Nazis pursue a Czech scientist and his daughter who are being aided by a debonair British undercover agent.
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 498 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century a young widow and her daughter move into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can't scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!
Anna and the King of Siam ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Anna and her son travel to the exotic kingdom of Siam to educate the harem and children of the king.
Bernard Shaw : selected plays by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 284 libraries worldwide
A hilarious haunting begins when novelist Charles Condomine invites an eccentric medium to dinner to probe her knowledge of the supernatural. But the wacky spiritualist unwittingly brings his first wife back to life.
Ultimate Broadway ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Collection of 40 Broadway musical songs that span from 1943 to 1996.
Actors Animals Antonius, Marcus,--83?-30 B.C Biographical films Biography Caesar, Julius Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City) Children's films Cleopatra,--Queen of Egypt,--d. 30 B.C Comedy films Dolittle, Doctor (Fictitious character) Drama Egypt England England--London English language--Dialects--Morphology Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures) Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Flower vending Great Britain Harrison, Rex Haunted houses Historical films History Human-animal communication Juvenile works Large type books Linguistics teachers Man-woman relationships Michelangelo Buonarroti,--1475-1564 Motion picture music Musical films Musical films Musicals Musicals--Excerpts Queens Shaw, Bernard,--1856-1950 Ship captains Social classes Speech and social status Street vendors United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Widows
Harrison, Reginald Carey.
Harrison, Reginald Carey 1908-1990
Harrison, Rex, Sir 1908-1990
No Linguistic content (27)
Multiple languages (23)