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Cushing, Peter 1913-1994

Works: 544 works in 1,369 publications in 5 languages and 17,926 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Filmed plays  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Monster films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Photographer, Contributor, Honoree, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Peter Cushing
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Most widely held works by Peter Cushing
Alexander the Great by Robert Rossen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pictorial splendor. A spectacle of tremendous size!"--Variety
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and French and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American rock star teams up with the daughter of a scientist to find the scientist before he creates the ultimate weapon, in this spoof of war epics and Elvis films
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

30 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the reappearance of a seemingly supernatural hound, bent on destroying the House of the Baskervilles in accordance with an ancient curse
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet is Shakespeare's towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
The curse of Frankenstein by Terence Fisher( Visual )

17 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young German nobleman has uncovered life's mystery and unleashed a chain of blood-curdling terrors that seem similar to the monstrous horrors of a generation earlier. Outraged, the local citizenry imprisons the nobleman and condemns him to death, hoping to blot his family's ignominious name. The townspeople now understand something their forebears did not--the young man's name is more than a name, it's the curse of Frankenstein
Star wars original trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the future, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial army
Sword of the valiant : the legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the greatest legends ever told - the story of Sir Gawain and The Green Knight is brought to life in this bold and spectacular rendition of the age-old adventure tale from the producers of King Solomon's Mines and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. When the mysterious Green Knight (Sean Connery) makes a spectacular entrance into King Arthur's fabled court unannounced he lays down a most remarkable challenge, speaking in fantastical rhymes and riddles, gathering the attention of all, he goads the king's men into taking up the gauntlet in order to prove their loyalty and worth. The only one to accept the challenge is the young and valiant Sir Gawain (Miles O'Keefe, Tarzan, the Ape Man). Knighted and blessed by King Arthur (Trevor Howard, The Third Man) and presented with his ceremonial armour Sir Gawain sets out with a loyal servant to accomplish a seemingly chivalrous task far beyond the kingdom of Camelot, in search of the answer to The Green Knight's riddle"--Container
Star Wars, the complete saga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection includes : Star Wars - Episode I The Phantom Menace (1999) (PG) ; Star Wars - Episode II Attack Of The Clones (2002) (PG) ; and Star Wars - Episode III Revenge Of The Sith (2005) (PG-13) ; Star Wars - A New Hope (1977) ; Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) ; and Star Wars - Return Of The Jedi (1983)
The Hammer horror series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
Horror express( Visual )

43 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English anthropologist takes a strange voyage aboard the Trans-Siberian Express, after discovering an unusual fossil which he has crated and put in the baggage car. Mysterious murders and other strange happenings make this a trip filled with suspense and tension
Frankenstein must be destroyed by Terence Fisher( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frankenstein pioneers research in brain transplants -- but the procedure is imperfect."--Container
Peter Cushing : an autobiography by Peter Cushing( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Past forgetting : memoirs of the Hammer years by Peter Cushing( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A space fantasy, adventure and romance as the Empire is restored to justice
Star wars IV, a new hope( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jedi Knights have been exterminated and the Empire rules the galaxy with an iron fist. A small group of Rebels have dared to fight back by stealing the secret plans to the Empire's mightiest weapon, the Death Star battle station. The Emperor's most trusted servant, Darth Vader, must find the plans and locate the hidden Rebel base. Princess Leia, a captive Rebel leader, sends out a distress signal that is intercepted by a simple farm boy, Luke Skywalker. Seizing his destiny, Luke takes up the challenge to rescue the princess and help the Rebellion overthrow the Empire, along with such unforgettable allies as the wise Obi-Wan Kenobi, the cocky Han Solo, the loyal Chewbacca, and the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO
An autobiography by Peter Cushing( Recording )

2 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes and his association with Hammer Horror films, Cushing describes his decades on stage and in film, and his life with wife Helen
Peter Cushing : the complete memoirs by Peter Cushing( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Peter Cushing was widely known as 'the gentleman of horror', his kind and sensitive nature a sharp contrast with the sinister roles that dominated his work from the 1950s onwards. This is Cushing's own account of his remarkable career, and the devastating loss he suffered following the death of his wife
Tale of two cities( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

By contrasting the service in two mythical, but identical, tourist destination cities, demonstrates that the quality of service can affect the volume of tourism
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Alternative Names
Cushing, Peter, 1913-1994

Cushing, Peter Wilton 1913-1994

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English (182)

French (5)

German (2)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

The Hammer horror seriesChristopher Lee and Peter Cushing and horror cinema : a filmography of their 22 collaborationsAn actor, and a rare one : Peter Cushing as Sherlock HolmesThe Peter Cushing companionThe complete Peter CushingIn all sincerity, Peter CushingPeter Cushing : a celebration