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Lawford, Peter 1923-1984

Works: 432 works in 1,012 publications in 8 languages and 18,221 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, 605, Host, Costume designer, Scenarist, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter Lawford
Irving Berlin's Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

47 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1912 song-and-dance man quarrels with one partner but finds another. His new partner falls head over heels for the king of the hoofers
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

26 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the story of the postwar Jewish struggle for independence and their fight to establish a homeland in Israel, beginning with the exodus from a Cypriot detention camp of a shipload of courageous European Jews headed toward Israel aboard a weathered freighter
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The place is Las Vegas. The time: Midnight, New Year's Eve. Danny Ocean (Sinatra) and 10 of his ex-commando buddies get ready to rob the vaults of 5 casinos simultaneously!
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorian Gray is an innocent young man who has his portrait painted by a close friend. Soon after he falls under the influence of amoral Lord Henry Wotton. Dorian soon jilts his fiancee, which leads to her suicide. This is the start of a life of increasing debauchery. Dorian realizes that the outward signs of this are apparent only in the portrait. Eventually the picture, secreted in his childhood playroom, becomes almost hideous to behold. But Dorian still has one pure love - Gladys, the niece of the original painter
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

36 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa May Alcott's Civil War story of four sisters who share their loves, their joys, and their sorrows
That's entertainment! by Jack Haley( Visual )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movies, the magic, the memories, the greatest moments, the brightest stars. The incomparable Golden Era of MGM musicals shines in this compilation of music and dance performances
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )

75 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their show closes in New York, siblings Tom and Ellen Bowen head across the Atlantic by ship to England for a chance at another performance. During the voyage, Ellen falls for a British lord and when they land, Tom becomes attracted to a dancer he meets at an audition. Will Tom and Ellen's newfound romances break up their partnership?
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senate investigation into the President's newly nominated Secretary of State, gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An O.S.S. commander and his outnumbered Allied guerrilla force must overcome incredible odds as they train the Kachin natives in modern warfare. But jungle combat, particularly against a Japanese army as familiar with the terrain as the Kachin, is more grueling than they had reckoned
Good news( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school librarian falls for a star football player in this lighthearted musical set in the gone-but-not-forgotten college days of the 20's
Dead ringer by Paul Henreid( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davis plays estranged twin sisters, Edith who has no money and widow Margaret who has fabulous wealth because she married the man she stole from her sister. When Edith kills Margaret she finds it harder than expected to step into her sisters' life and maintain her masquerade
It should happen to you by George Cukor( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and German and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly daffy New York model with an urge to be famous rents a huge billboard overlooking New York City's Columbus Circle and puts her picture and name on it
Son of Lassie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lassie's son Laddie sneaks onto his master's plane during WWII. When the plane gets shot down, the man parachutes out with Laddie in his arms. A sequel to 'Lassie Come Home.'
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A returning GI moves in with his old Brooklyn High School janitor and falls for the music teacher while he sets his sights on a career in showbiz
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The band wagon: Tony Hunter is a famous singer/dancer/movie star who is feeling washed up. But his old friends Lily and Les Martin have an idea for a funny little Broadway show and Tony agrees to do it. Things begin to get out of hand when bigshot 'artistic' director/producer/star Jeffrey Cordova joins the production. He proclaims it's a modernistic Faust and insists on hiring a prima ballerina, Gabrielle Gerard, to star opposite Tony. It's hate at first sight. Her jealous choreographer isn't helping matters. The show looks doomed, but romance, an epiphany, and a triumphant opening are waiting in the wings
Esther Williams( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathing beauty: "A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students"
Royal Wedding ; The Belle of New York( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Wedding: Tom and Ellen are siblings whose London stage engagement overlaps Princess Elizabeth's royal wedding
On an island with you( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Kingslee is a young navy lieutenant who is brought in as techninical adviser on a song-dance-and-swim film being made by screen star Rosalind Reynolds. Having once done a number with her, and been kissed at the end of a Forces show, Lawrence somehow believes she should be his girl. Her boyfriend, on the other hand, a fellow co-star of Rosalind, is just one of those who disagrees
Peter Lawford : the man who kept the secrets by James Spada( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and the Kennedys
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The picture of Dorian Gray
Alternative Names
Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest.

Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest 1923-1984

Aylen, Peter Sydney Vaughn

Peter Lawford acteur américain

Peter Lawford attore statunitense

Peter Lawford britischer Schauspieler

Peter Lawford Brits acteur

Petrus Lawford

Vaughn Aylen, Peter Sydney

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Питер Лоуфорд

פטר לאופורד

بيتر لوفورد

پیتر لاوفورد تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر بریتانیایی

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ExodusOcean's elevenThe picture of Dorian Gray