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Cushing, Peter 1913-1994

Works: 450 works in 1,356 publications in 7 languages and 17,855 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Horror films  History  Monster films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  War films  Vampire films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Photographer, Other, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Peter Cushing
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Most widely held works by Peter Cushing
Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

186 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 6,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebel ship is being boarded by the tyrannical Darth Vader. Luke Skywalker, with his new allies, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO, R2-D2, attempt to rescue rebel leader, Princess Leia, from the clutches of the Empire. The conclusion is culminated as the Rebels, including Skywalker and flying ace Wedge Antilles make an attack on the Empires most powerful and ominous weapon, the Death Star
Alexander the Great by Oliver Stone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish epic about the legendary Greek conqueror of the fourth century B.C
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker travels to Count Dracula's castle to act his librarian. Harker--actually there to try to kill Dracula--is first attacked by Dracula's female companion, then killed by the Count himself. Harker's friend, Dr Van Helsing, arrives to investigate his disappearance and swears to track the vampire down and to kill him by whatever means necessary. Voyaging to London, Dracula pursues Harker's fiancée Lucy and her sister Mina. Mina's husband Arthur Holmwood tries to assist Van Helsing, who doggedly stalks the vampire in hopes of defeating him
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 420 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
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three British archaeologists discover the grave of an important Egyptian female priest who has died about four millenia ago. But when they open it a bad curse falls on them for having woken up the mighty guard of the grave who was buried with the priest
The end of the affair by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love, then she mysteriously ends the affair
Horror express by Christopher Lee( Visual )

48 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a frozen specimen of what may be the missing link is discovered in Manchuria, an English anthropologist supervises its transport aboard the Trans-Siberian Express
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ultimate tale of love, honor, and sacrifice during the bloodstained French Revolution is movingly brought to life in this sumptuous production ... which thrillingly captures all the drama and emotion of one of history's most tumultuous eras"--Container
Sword of the valiant : the legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by David Rudkin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Sir Gawain takes on the test of valor presented by the mysterious Green Knight--a dare that takes the young knight far from the familiar Camelot to points unknown and dangers unprecedented
Frankenstein must be destroyed by Terence Fisher( Visual )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frankenstein pioneers research in brain transplants -- but the procedure is imperfect."--Container
The Hammer horror series( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 157 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."
Time without pity by Joseph Losey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tension rises to a fevered pitch in this psychological thriller about an alcoholic, long-absent father who has one day to save his falsely accused son from the gallows
The blood beast terror( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classically told monster movie directed by Vernon Sewell is set in motion when mutilated bodies begin appearing in the English countryside, drained of blood. Horror icon Peter Cushing stars as Detective Inspector Quennell, brought in to investigate the deaths
Peter Cushing : an autobiography by Peter Cushing( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 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

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
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Alternative Names
Cushing, Peter, 1913-1994

Cushing, Peter Wilton 1913-1994

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Peter Cushing Brits acteur

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Petrus Cushing

Piter Kaşinq

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DraculaThe mummyThe end of the affairThe 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 companion