WorldCat Identities

Harrison, Rex

Overview
Works: 421 works in 1,711 publications in 8 languages and 31,644 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Historical films  Biography  History  Biographical films  Children's films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Author, Narrator, Speaker, Other, Costume designer, Collector, Host, Recipient, Contributor, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rex Harrison
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

249 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady
My fair lady by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

138 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,028 WorldCat member 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
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

155 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,739 WorldCat member 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
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( Visual )

44 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Doctor Dolittle, who learns how to communicate with animals
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

59 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pope Julius II commissions Michelangelo 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 artistic and temperamental differences
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

48 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,582 WorldCat member 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!
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
Night train to Munich( Visual )

30 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 752 WorldCat member 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
Unfaithfully yours by Preston Sturges( Visual )

33 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member 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
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

31 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
My fair lady : original soundtrack recording by Frederick Loewe( )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most famous musicals of all time, composed by Frederick Loewe, this 1964 film version includes the popular track Wouldn't It Be Lovely
Anna and the King of Siam( Visual )

23 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna and her son travel to the exotic kingdom of Siam to educate the harem and children of the king
My fair lady : original Broadway cast recording by Frederick Loewe( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by David Lean( Visual )

47 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
My fair lady : original cast by Frederick Loewe( )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultimate Broadway( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 40 Broadway musical songs that span from 1943 to 1996
The yellow Rolls-Royce by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, intrigue, adventure, love-- everything happens in the yellow Rolls-Royce, a luxury automobile that ties together three stories as it passes from owner to owner. In the first, an aristocrat with a penchant for the racetrack discovers his wife has a penchant for backseat amour. Then a moll takes a spin down lover's lane in the Rolls while her mobster boyfriend is busy rubbing out the competition. Finally, an imperious widow purchases the car and drives straight into danger as she helps an anti-fascist escape the Nazis
My fair lady by Frederick Loewe( )

in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midnight lace by David Miller( Visual )

17 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a newly wed heiress, Doris is slowly being driven mad by life-threatening phone calls and near-fatal accidents
 
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Night train to Munich
Alternative Names
Carey, Reginald 1908-1990

Harrison, Reginald Carey.

Harrison Reginald Carey 1908-1990

Harrison, Rex

Harrison, Rex 1908-1990 Sir

Harrison, Rex, Sir 1908-1990

Reks Harison

Rex Harrison acteur britannique

Rex Harrison aktor brytyjski

Rex Harrison attore inglese

Rex Harrison britischer Schauspieler

Rex Harrison Brits acteur

Rex Harrison Britse akteur

Rex Harrison Ingles nga aktor ti pelikula ken entablado

Ρεξ Χάρισον

Рекс Гаррісон

Рекс Харисон

Рекс Харисън

Рекс Харрисон английский актёр

Рэкс Харысан

רקס הריסון

ريكس هاريسون

رکس هاریسون بازیگر بریتانیایی

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렉스 해리슨

レックス・ハリソン

雷克斯·哈里遜

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Much ado about nothingNight train to MunichUnfaithfully yoursBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraThe yellow Rolls-RoyceThe incomparable Rex : a memoir of Rex Harrison in the 1980s