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Morley, Robert

Works: 220 works in 866 publications in 8 languages and 17,022 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, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

99 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,776 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 Jules Verne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,417 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 )

75 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and French and held by 993 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 921 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 )

39 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

25 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 536 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
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 )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary comic version of the historic 1910 London-to-Paris air race features the greatest aviators from around the world. They all come together when a stuffy, but very rich, newspaper publisher decides to sponsor an airplane race across the English Channel. Convinced it will give his newspaper worldwide publicity, the publisher offers 10,000 pounds to the winner"--Container
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

Topkapi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble brews beneath the exotically curved towers of Istanbul when the equally exotic and equally curved Elizabeth Lipp recruits her former lover in a scheme to heist the pride of the city's Topkapi museum: a jewel-encrusted dagger. But the job soon turns into a high-tension, high-wire performance when the bumbling fall guy and other amateurs they've hired as help find they'll have to lift their prize while dangling from the museum's vaulted ceiling
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in German and English and held by 400 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 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie Antoinette by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of royalty, revolution, and the woman who was France!
The road to Hong Kong by Norman Panama( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 334 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 )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters
High road to China by Tom Selleck( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 240 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 : the final chapter by Herman Wouk( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, sweeping the United States into World War Ii, the Henry family is forever changed by the war in the Pacific, and the horror of the Holocaust
Worry : how to kick the serenity habit in 98 easy steps by Robert Morley( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in Chinese and English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pardon me, but you're eating my doily!" by Robert Morley( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 179 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!
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan Pip is raised by his harsh older sister and kind brother-in-law. It would seem that Pip will always have a hard life until he meets the convict Magwich and the mad Miss Havisham
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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

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Морли, Роберт

Робърт Морли

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