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Harrison, Rex

Overview
Works: 574 works in 2,152 publications in 8 languages and 32,391 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Historical films  Musicals  History  Romance films  Biographies  Biographical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Interviewee, Author, Other, Narrator, Speaker, Costume designer, Collector, Host, Contributor, Recipient, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Rex Harrison
 
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My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

289 editions published between 1964 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 5,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

174 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,657 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
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

49 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,525 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!
My fair lady by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

104 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,416 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
Doctor Dolittle by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

57 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical about a doctor who wishes his animals could speak to him
My fair lady : original Broadway cast recording by Frederick Loewe( )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical
My fair lady by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama depicting Michelangelo's artistic conflicts with Pope Julius II, who commissions him to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 729 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 the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
My fair lady : original soundtrack recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

26 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Among the most lovely of soundtracks ..."--Entertainment Weekly
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

33 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 632 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
Dr. Dolittle( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member 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
Night train to Munich( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 611 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in English and held by 561 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
Anna and the King of Siam( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 506 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 London cast recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

17 editions published in 1998 in English and German and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original London cast recording starring Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews. Recorded in 1959. Based on the play Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw. Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Music by Frederick Loewe. Program notes and synopsis included on container insert
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
Midnight lace by David Miller( Visual )

26 editions published between 1936 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this woman-in-peril suspense film, set in London, the sanity of a newlywed heiress comes into question when, after a number of unwitnessed near-fatal accidents and life-threatening phone calls, she claims to be the target of a stalker. As time passes and her reports of more calls and a visit from a mysterious stranger nobody else sees are met with skepticism by everybody, the woman begins to unravel and becomes increasingly paranoid, suspecting everyone around her, including her debonair new husband
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by State Theatre Centre of WA( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 312 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
 
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Night train to Munich
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Much ado about nothingBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraNight train to MunichUnfaithfully yoursThe incomparable Rex : a memoir of Rex Harrison in the 1980sRex, the incomparable : the last of the high comedians : a memoir of Rex Harrison in the 1980s
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Carey, Reginald 1908-1990

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