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Mason, James 1909-1984

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North by Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

144 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents
20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( Visual )

52 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate. They are promptly captured by the megalomaniac Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
Lolita by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

97 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Kubrick's sixth film is a brilliant, sly adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's celebrated yet infamous 1955 novel. It chronicles a middle-aged literature professor's unusual and doomed sexual passion/obsession for a seductively precocious pubescent "nymphet" named Lolita. Thanks to the film industry's production code, the film is mostly suggestive, with numerous double entendres and metaphoric sexual situations, while the story has been transformed into a black comedy and murder mystery. The film lacks the element that enabled most readers to understand the novel--Humbert Humbert's exquisite inner voice. As a consequence the film is big, luxurious, and full of a barren, cold humor, yet a visual tour-de-force in elegant black-and-white
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

18 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespearean classic that provides a portrait of the political infighting and lust for power of a turbulent, blood-stained era
Heaven Can Wait by Warren Beatty( Visual )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Pendleton, a Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidently goes to heaven after a car accident, and returns to earth in the body of another man who was a corporate giant. After deciding to resume his place with the Rams (by purchasing the team), Pendleton must also deal with the consequences of the former businessman's actions
The boys from Brazil by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

53 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of Nazi leaders, escaped from postwar Germany, scheme to return to power. Their plans to dominate the world are based on a bizarre biological experiment undertaken by Josef Mengele: to clone Hitler
The verdict( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which becomes a last chance to redeem himself and his career
Jules Verne's journey to the center of the Earth( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daring scientist leads an expedition into the interior of the Earth, where fierce dinosaurs and an intelligent reptilian race battle a primitive human civilization
Madame Bovary by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman rebels against conventional society, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, and finds tragedy. Based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert
Lord Jim by Richard Brooks( Visual )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced 19th-century British sailor lives nobly among natives
The verdict by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

69 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case that no one is supposed to win
The blue max( Visual )

27 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A low-born infantryman becomes a pilot during World War I, almost deliberately stepping on the sensibilities of his aristocratic comrades in the process. A national hero, he wins the Blue Max, the highest award that can be bestowed upon an aviator. His fame is exploited by a general, who tolerates the affair between the pilot and the general's wife. The canny general knows that, eventually, the pilot will become expendable, and a "heroic" death can be arranged
Georgy girl( Visual )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered. He is given a choice: either face a horrible death by torture or commit suicide. Rommel opts for the latter. The official story given to the press is that Rommel died heroically of his war wounds
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

61 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespearean classic that provides a portrait of the political infighting and lust for power of a turbulent, blood-stained era
Cross of iron by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

33 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle-hardened German sergeant tries to hold his platoon together on the Russian front during WWII. Not only must he try to hold his platoon together, but he must deal with his commander, a glory seeker, who wants to be awarded Germany's highest medal of honor, the "Cross of Iron."
Murder by decree by Bob Clark( Visual )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson conduct a gruesome and dangerous search through London's squalid East End for the legendary Jack the Ripper. They soon discover that he is no ordinary murderer, but one with influential and determined friends
Ivanhoe( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning from fighting in the Crusades, the young Saxon knight Ivanhoe must fight to regain the woman he loves and to protect the social order and monarchy of England
 
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Džejms Mejson

Iacobus Mason

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Mason, James

Mason, James, 1909-

Mason, James Neville.

Τζέιμς Μέισον

Джеймс Мейсон актор

Джеймс Мейсън

Джеймс Мэйсон

Джэймс Мэйсан

Џејмс Мејсон

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ג'יימס מייסון

ג'יימס מייסון סופר בריטי

جيمس ماسون ممثل بريطاني

جیمز میسون بازیگر بریتانیایی

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