WorldCat Identities

Launder, Frank

Overview
Works: 110 works in 508 publications in 5 languages and 4,683 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  War films  Comedy films  Screenplays  Fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Producer, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Restager , 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 )

157 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,086 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 )

11 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 209 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 )

43 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 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 99 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 )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 94 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 )

18 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 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
Crimen contra reloj; comedia en tres actos y un prólogo, el segundo dividido en dos cuadros by Frank Launder( Book )

19 editions published between 1954 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions like us by Frank Launder( Visual )

26 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorable depiction of ordinary people coping with war. An airplane-factory worker during WW2, rooms in a nearby hostel with women from varied social classes
The pure hell of St Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 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 30 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
Captain Boycott by Frank Launder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 27 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
Two thousand women by Frank Launder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 15 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
Seven sinners( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 15 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 )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 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
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
The Belles of St. Trinian's : Blue murder at St. Trinian's( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belles of St Trinian's - the virtually bankrupt school's students kidnap a sultan's prize thoroughbred in the hope saving their school. Blue murder at St. Trinian's - the schoolgirls win a UNESCO prize trip which takes them to Rome. They become mixed up with a jewel thief on the run
The Green Man( Visual )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Night train to Munich
Alternative Names
Frank Launder britischer Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Frank Launder British film director, producer and writer

Frank Launder Brits filmregisseur (1906-1997)

Launder Frank 1906-1997

Фрэнк Лондер

فرانک لاوندر فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

Languages
English (324)

Spanish (30)

French (15)

German (2)

Italian (2)

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Night train to MunichThe Happiest days of your life