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Lawford, Peter 1923-1984

Works: 512 works in 1,154 publications in 7 languages and 19,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  War films  History  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, 605, Host, Author, Scenarist, Costume designer, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter Lawford
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

28 editions published between 1200 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
Ocean's eleven by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

34 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,262 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 )

17 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 1,144 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
Irving Berlin's Easter parade( Visual )

11 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astaire is trying to forget ex-dance partner Miller while rising to stardom with Garland
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

37 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 938 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 )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 907 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
Advise & consent by Otto Preminger( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Senate investigation into the President's newly-nominated Secretary of State brings to light a secret from the past which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well
Royal wedding by Stanley Donen( Visual )

74 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical set during Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip Mountbatten. A brother-sister dance team go to London and get caught up in romance
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several dramatized short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural. All 39 episodes of the first season of the Emmy Award-winning murder-mystery series
Easter parade by Fred Astaire( Visual )

41 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 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
Never so few by John Sturges( Visual )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in English and held by 431 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 )

18 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 389 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 Lisa Scottoline( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 317 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 )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and German and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly daffy New York model with an urge to be famous rents a huge billboard overlooking New York's Columbus Circle and puts her picture and name on it
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Allied invasion in Normandy during World War II. Details D-Day landing from the points of view of those who participated: the Germans, the French, the English and the Americans
Esther Williams( Visual )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an island with you: "While shooting on location in the South Pacific, a movie star is pursued by a handsome Naval officer who is convinced she is the girl for him"
Son of Lassie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and held by 197 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.'
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 196 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
It happened in Brooklyn by Richard Whorf( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 193 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
Peter Lawford : the man who kept the secrets by James Spada( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and the Kennedys
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Advise & consent
Ocean's elevenThe picture of Dorian GrayIrving Berlin's Easter paradeAdvise & consentEaster paradeRat pack confidential : Frank, Dean, Sammy, Peter, Joey & the last great showbiz party
Alternative Names
Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest.

Aylen, Peter Sydney Ernest 1923-1984

Aylen, Peter Sydney Vaughn

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