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Morley, Robert

Works: 238 works in 894 publications in 8 languages and 17,023 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romance films  War films  History  Biography  Historical films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Morley
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The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

104 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the "African Queen" steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Beat the devil by John Huston( Visual )

72 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land believed to be rich with uranium deposits
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our heroes arrive in London to interview Lady Holiday, a high-fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace has just been stolen. But when Kermit mistakes lovely receptionist/would-be model Miss Piggy for her aristocratic employer, its love at first sight. Unfortunately, Lady Holiday's scheming brother is also wooing the sultry swine - so he can frame her for another brazen jewel heist! Now it's up to Kermit and his Muppet pals to clear Piggy's name and catch the real culprits
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

37 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17th century Britain is a hotbed of revolution, treachery, and court intrigue. And standing in the center of this tumultuous storm is Oliver Cromwell. The clash between Cromwell and King Charles I is fought in castle corridors, on the floor of Parliament, and finally in a rousing battle between their two armies
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

25 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
Edward, my son; a play in three acts by Robert Morley( Book )

27 editions published between 1945 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obsessed with the desire to give his only son the best of everything, a man destroys his whole world in this riveting drama
Those magnificent men in their flying machines, or, How I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours and 11 minutes by Ken Annakin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic spoof of the misadventures of early airplane buffs in the story of the first airplane race between London and Paris in 1910
Topkapi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Lipp y su amante Walter Harper, se alían para realizar uno de los robos más sonados. Llevarse la maravillosa daga del museo de Topkapi, en Estambul, una gran riqueza de precio incalculable. Para el plan, cuentan con la ayuda del atolondrado Arthur y otros compinches que idearán un plan para deslizarse por el museo sin ser vistos. El único camino es entrar a través de la cúpula del edificio
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in German and English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"But he was murdered, wasn't he?" Dash it all, what a frightfully un-British comment to make at the reading of the will. But that's dotty Aunt Cora for you. Then a mysterious hand offs Aunt Cora, and suddenly the old girl's observation doesn't seem quite so dotty after all.--Container
Robert Morley's Book of bricks by Robert Morley( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie Antoinette( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of Marie Antoinette and the chaos of the French Revolution
The road to Hong Kong by Norman Panama( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry (Crosby) and Chester (Hope) travel to Tibet to search for a drug to restore Chester's memory. Once they find the cure, Chester's memory becomes so good that he accidentally memorizes a secret formula for space navigation. Soon the two meet up with a beautiful spy (Collins) and get slightly sidetracked ... to another planet!
The loved one by Tony Richardson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bemused would-be poet gets himself entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters
Around the world in 80 days : the complete epic mini-series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phileas Fogg wages his entire fortune that he can travel around the entire globe in eighty days. But before departing on his fantastic journey, the Bank of London is robbed, and he becomes the prime suspect. Pursued by Detective Fix, Fogg must race against time to win the bet and prove his innocence."--Container
High road to China by Tom Selleck( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eve Tozer hires Patrick O'Malley, a washed-up aviator, and races against a deadline in a desperate attempt to meet the ransom demands of the men who have kidnapped her industrialist father in China
War and remembrance( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Henry family as they experience World War II in Europe and the Pacific, depicting the final years of the war and its impact on everyday people
Worry : how to kick the serenity habit in 98 easy steps by Robert Morley( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Chinese and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is killing the great chefs of Europe?( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fast-food tycoon, his ex-wife and a gourmet magazine publisher are involved in a fast and funny murder mystery. The publisher is ordered by his doctor to give up his favorite dishes to lose weight, and one by one the creators of those dishes are murdered- in the manner of their specialties!
"Pardon me, but you're eating my doily!" by Robert Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Guest, A. 1908-1992

Morley, Robert Adolph Wilton 1908-1992

Robert Morley acteur britannique

Robert Morley aktor brytyjski

Robert Morley attore britannico

Robert Morley britischer Schauspieler und Schriftsteller

Robert Morley britisk skodespelar

Robert Morley britisk skuespiller

Robert Morley Brits acteur (1908-1992)

Robert Morley brittisk skådespelare

Robert Morley English actor

Robert Morley pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Robert Morley színész és író

Ρόμπερτ Μόρλεϊ

Морли, Роберт

Роберт Морли английский актёр, драматург и писатель

Робърт Морли

רוברט מורלי

רוברט מורלי סופר בריטי

رابرت مورلی

رابرت مورلی بازیگر بریتانیایی




Beat the devilCromwellBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraMarie AntoinetteThe road to Hong KongWho is killing the great chefs of Europe?