Most widely held works about Frank Launder
Most widely held works by Frank Launder
The lady vanishes ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure.
Night train to Munich ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 534 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.
Green for danger ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
A postman dies on the operating table at a rural English hospital, in the midst of the Nazi blitz. But was his death accidental?
The lady vanishes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
On a train, an old woman mysteriously disappears. Two young people search for her and uncover a dangerous spy ring.
The lady vanishes by Frank Launder ( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
The belles of St. Trinian's ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A farce set among the uninhibited pupils of an unorthodox school. A sultan sends his daughter to St. Trinian's because it is near his racehorse stables. One of the students kidnaps the sultan's prize mare and pandemonium ensues.
The Happiest days of your life ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A comic broadside against the English educational system. This unrestrained romp tells of a boys' school and a girls' school accidentally billeted together and the inspired anarchy that results when the droll headmaster and the iron-willed headmistress clash.
Endless night ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A wealthy heiress marries her mysterious and ambitious chauffeur. Searching for their "dream house," the couple moves into a country estate that is rumored to be cursed. But when murder begins to make itself at home, the stage is set for a stunning climax.
I see a dark stranger ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Having grown up despising everything British, a young Birdie Quilty leaves her hometown hoping to join the IRA, but naively gets caught up with a Nazi spy. She is eventually helped to escape authorities by a British officer who has fallen in love with her.
Crimen contra reloj; comedia en tres actos y un prólogo, el segundo dividido en dos cuadros by Frank Launder ( Book )
10 editions published between 1954 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Blue murder at St. Trinian's ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
The awful schoolgirls win a UNESCO prize trip which takes them to Rome where they become involved with a jewel thief.
The smallest show on earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door.
Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady vanishes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1938 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A vacationing debutante becomes frantic when an elderly governess disappears from the transcontinental train on which they are passengers and everyone denies that there ever was such a person. Finally a young man comes to her aid and they solve a puzzle of espionage, counter-espionage and attempted assassination.
Captain Boycott ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A poor young farmer struggles against a cruel landlord.
Seven sinners ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Sparks fly when a Pinkerton agent and a beautiful investigator tangle with international saboteurs and each other in this witty Hitchcockian thriller.
Millions like us ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Fascinating film portrayal of life on the Home Front at the height of the Second World War.
Plays of the year. Vol.10, 1953-54 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The pure hell of St. Trinian's ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Some comely young women have just burnt down their school and shock the world by getting acquitted when hauled into the Old Bailey. It seems the judge is keen on them and besides, an unscrupulous shyster posing as a professor offers to rebuild the school. Instead, he takes the offenders on a bogus tour of Greece and once they are underway, he leads them to his real goal -- forced matrimony to the sons of an Arab sheik.
The great St. Trinian's train robbery ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The monstrous St. Trinian's schoolgirls and headmistress Amber Spottiswood are on the move again, this time to Hamingwell Grange. But the Great Train Robbers have got there before them - and left over 2 million pounds hidden under the stage.
Une femme disparaît ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Christie, Agatha,--1890-1976 Comedy films Comedy films Country homes Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Disappeared persons Drama DVDs England Europe Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Foreign films Gilliat, Sidney Girls' schools Great Britain Horse racing Launder, Frank Letter carriers Married people Military campaigns Missing persons Motion pictures Motion pictures, British Murder Nazis Operating room personnel Operations, Surgical Railroad trains Railroad travel School children Scientists Searle, Ronald,--1920- Spies Spy films Spy films Sultans Thrillers (Motion pictures) Thrillers (Motion pictures) Transportation--Passenger traffic Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films White, Ethel Lina World War (1939-1945)
Launder, Frank, 1906-1997
No Linguistic content (10)
Multiple languages (2)