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Ealing Studios

Overview
Works: 194 works in 584 publications in 5 languages and 12,665 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Comedy films  Fiction  Television adaptations  War films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )
17 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a slightly demented leader of an unlikely group of thieves. In a boarding house, the thieves convince their sweet little landlady that they're just a chamber orchestra, rehearsing--while she's away they plan a ruthless heist
Easy virtue ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Whittaker is a young Englishman who falls madly in love with Larita, a sexy, glamorous American woman. The two impulsively decide to get married. He takes her home to meet his family, she arrives like a blast from the future. John's mother takes an instant disliking to Lairta and undermines her every move. But Larita will blow their entrenched British stuffiness right out the window
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )
22 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
The other man by Richard Eyre( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suspecting Lisa, his wife, of adultery, Peter tries to figure out why his wife had disappeared. When Lisa found out that she has cancer, she decides to leave him clues so that he could discover the affair and the secret life she had been leading and that he never knew existed. Peter sets out to track down the other man in her life
Dorian Gray by Oliver Parker( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Upon arriving in London the young and powerful Dorian Gray becomes drawn into a would of debauchery and decadence y Lord Henry Wotton. Desperate to preserve the beauty captured in his portrait, Dorian trades his soul for eternal youth, leading him down a path of wickedness and murder in order to protect his horrifying secret"--Container
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )
13 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Alec Guinness is Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who invents a fabric that never wrinkles, wears out, or gets dirty. But when mill owners and workers realize this miracle fabric will destroy their industry, they try to supress it. Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, forcing clothing factory bigwigs to resort to more desperate measures
From time to time by L. M Boston( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 1944 and thirteen year-old Tolly Oldknow is sent to spend Christmas with his grandmother, whilst his mother searches for news of his father in wartime London. In the old house, he becomes a witness to events during the Napoleonic wars and finds himself slowly drawn into participating in the drama. Invisible to most people in the past, he begins to unravel the mystery which has bewildered his family for two centuries. The solution to the puzzle leads him into his greatest adventure yet
St. Trinian's by Oliver Parker( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"St Trinian's, a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy."--Imdb.com
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( Visual )
35 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state
Burke & Hare ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1820's. William Burke and William Hare luck into some easy money when they discover they can sell a fresh cadaver to Dr. Knox at Edinburgh Medical College for dissection. However, the next cadaver is not quite so easy to obtain, and when word gets out of how profitable the trade is, the duo find themselves blackmailed and in dire need of more bodies. Based on a true story
Dead of night ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead of night: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. These include premonitions from beyond the grave, an antique mirror, a supernatural game of golf, and a ventriloquist's dummy. But even after these frightening stories are told, one final nightmare awaits them all
Whisky galore! by Compton Mackenzie( Visual )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an English ship runs aground with 50,000 cases of whisky on a tiny Scottish island, the temptation proves too great for its thrifty, God-fearing population, developing into a battle of wits between the canny Scots and the English customs inspector
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( Visual )
17 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Commander Ericson and his crew find they are fighting not only the Germans, but the age-old enemy, the sea, in this World War II action drama
Projecting Britain : Ealing Studios film posters ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( Visual )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save and operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
A run for your money ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Welsh mining brothers win tickets to a rugby match in London pitting England against Wales. Overzealous in their first trip to London, the brothers become separated from their group and then each other, and a newpaper gardening correspondent is given the task of locating the brothers for a human interest story
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )
16 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village. The Germans are given away by their habit of drawing a line thru their 7's
Fade to black ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a failed marriage and career, Orson Welles travels to Italy, where he is swept up in intrigue, deceit, and romance when he falls for a woman whose stepfather is murdered
 
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Alternative Names
Ealing (GB)
Ealing Studios, ltd., London.
Studios de cinéma de Ealing
Studios de Ealing
Languages
English (273)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Turkish (1)
Italian (1)
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