WorldCat Identities

Launder, Frank

Overview
Works: 130 works in 431 publications in 5 languages and 4,567 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Frank Launder, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Frank Launder
 
Most widely held works by Frank Launder
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
92 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,945 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 )
9 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 613 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and held by 480 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 belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 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
The lady vanishes by Frank Launder ( Book )
12 editions published between 1938 and 1984 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... beautiful heiress Iris sets out on the return trip to London following a skiing holiday. Before she boards the train Iris sustains a blow to the head and is taken under the wing of kindly governess Miss Froy but when Iris wakes she finds to her surprise that Miss Froy has disappeared." [box cover note]
I see a dark stranger by Frank Launder ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 96 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
The Happiest days of your life ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 92 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
Endless night ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 92 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
Crimen contra reloj; comedia en tres actos y un prólogo, el segundo dividido en dos cuadros by Frank Launder ( Book )
6 editions published in 1961 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pure hell of St Trinian's by Frank Launder ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 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
Millions like us by Frank Launder ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fascinating film portrayal of life on the Home Front at the height of the Second World War
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
Meet a body : an improbable adventure in three acts by Frank Launder ( Book )
4 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Boycott ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor young farmer struggles against a cruel landlord
Alarma en el expreso ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 22 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
Seven sinners ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 20 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
The great St. Trinian's train robbery by Frank Launder ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 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
The Green Man ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hawkins, a professional assassin, is reactivated to do away with Sir Gregory Upshoot, a politician. Hawkins tracks his quarry to a decrepit seaside resort called The Green Man and here waits to spring his trap. Hawkins is disguised as a simple clockmaker. He has planted a bomb to be exploded just when Sir Gregory arrives, but the victim does not appear. Vacuum salesman William Blake, a bumbler of the first rank, stumbles upon the plot and conducts a wild search for the killer at the inn, never for a moment suspecting the meek-mannered Hawkins. At the last minute he unearths the bomb and, seconds before it explodes, throws it out of a window and literally undoes Hawkins
Une femme disparait by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lors d'un voyage en train vers Londres, Miss Froy disparaït mystérieusement. Son amie Iris, une jeune anglaise, part à sa recherche mais se heurte à l'incrédulité des autres voyageurs qui affirment n'avoir jamais vu cette dame dans le train. Aidée de Gilbert, un étrange musicologue, Iris finit par découvrir que le train est rempli d'espions... Mais où est donc passée Miss Froy ?
Two thousand women ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of English women are caught in France during World War II and interned in a posh hotel. When some RAF men accidentally parachute into the area, the women have to hide them from the Germans. Now the women must try to smuggle the men out of the camp
 
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Alternative Names
Launder, Frank, 1906-1997
Languages
English (247)
Spanish (19)
French (8)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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