WorldCat Identities

Launder, Frank

Overview
Works: 131 works in 481 publications in 5 languages and 4,670 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Spy films  Comedy films  Fiction  Film noir  Romance films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Producer, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Frank Launder
 
Most widely held works by Frank Launder
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

100 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,996 WorldCat member 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 )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 629 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
Green for danger by Sidney Gilliat( Visual )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member 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 by Ethel Lina White( Book )

13 editions published between 1938 and 1984 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iris Carr is a beautiful, young socialite on her way back home to England after vacationing in Europe. Feeling terribly alone and afraid, she finds comfort in the company of a strange woman she knows only as "Miss Froy." But comfort soon turns to horror when Miss Froy mysteriously vanishes without a trace. Fearing madness, risking death, Iris desperately tries to solve the sudden disappearance of her traveling companion-a woman no one else on the journey remembers seeing at all!
The belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

41 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member 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
I see a dark stranger by Frank Launder( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member 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
Endless night by Sidney Gilliat( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member 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
The Happiest days of your life by Frank Launder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member 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
Millions like us by Frank Launder( Visual )

21 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating film portrayal of life on the Home Front at the height of the Second World War
Crimen contra reloj; comedia en tres actos y un prólogo, el segundo dividido en dos cuadros by Frank Launder( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pure hell of St Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member 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 smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young couple who inherit a dilapidated old movie theater and the three eccentric characters who work there
Meet a body : an improbable adventure in three acts by Frank Launder( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alarma en el expreso( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un país cetroeuropeo, el tren transcontinental Express sufre un gran retraso debido al mal tiempo. Los pasajeros pernoctan en un pequeño hotel, donde Iris Henderson entabla conversación con una vieja institutriz nglesa, la Sra. Froy. Poco después de reanudar el viaje, Iris se da cuenta de la desaparición de la anciana, pero los demás pasajeros afirman que su amiga no existey que ella ha sufrido una alucinación
Captain Boycott by Frank Launder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor young farmer struggles against a cruel landlord
The great St. Trinian's train robbery by Frank Launder( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member 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
Seven sinners( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparks fly when a Pinkerton agent and a beautiful investigator tangle with international saboteurs and each other in this witty Hitchcockian thriller
Geordie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Scottish boy turns to a mail-order body building course to increase his height and strength. His interest in body building and hammer throwing, lead him to represent Britain in the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia
Une femme disparaît by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un séduisant cocktail d'humour british et de suspens... La perfection du style d'Hitchcock dans l'un des films les plus jubilatoires de sa période britannique
Hitchcock the lady vanishes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enroute back to England by train from Switzerland, an old lady disappears and two young people investigate
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Night train to Munich
Alternative Names
Frank Launder britischer Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Launder Frank 1906-1997

Фрэнк Лондер

Languages
English (278)

Spanish (23)

French (10)

Italian (2)

German (1)

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Night train to MunichThe Happiest days of your life