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Ealing Studios

Overview
Works: 213 works in 743 publications in 6 languages and 15,668 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Caper films  Fiction  Animal films  Film remakes 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ealing Studios
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,876 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?
Valiant by Ewan McGregor( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This digitally animated comedy tells the story of a little pigeon names Valient, who overcome his small size to become a hero in Great Britain's Royal Homing Pigeon Service during World War II. The birds helped the allies by flying vital messages across the English Channel, while evading the perilous attacks of the enemy's Falcon brigade
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 981 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 by Stephan Elliott( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 974 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
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eight relatives ... stand in the way of a not-very-noble cad and the dukedom he craves. The young noble ... goes about polishing off each member of the family in one exotic way or another - for, certainly, a balding general should not die in the same manner as a militant suffragette! A ... black comedy about the dainty art of murder"--External container
Dorian Gray by Oliver Parker( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon arriving in London the young and powerful Dorian Gray becomes drawn into a would of debauchery and decadence by 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
The other man by Richard Eyre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter, karısı Lisa'nın aldığı emaillerden şüphelenir ve onların Ralph isimli esrarengiz bir adam tarafından gönderildiğini öğrenir. Gün geçtikçe Ralph'ı daha çok merak eder ve kendi kendisine hayali bir rekabet ortamı yaratır
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )

26 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 693 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 man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

22 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Alec Guinness is Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out, or gets dirty. But when mill owners and workers realize this miracle fiber will destroy their industry, Sidney becomes the most hunted man in the nation
From time to time by L. M Boston( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 461 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
The D train by Jack Black( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All his life, Dan Landsman has never been the cool guy. That's about to change, if he can convince Oliver Lawless, the most popular guy from his high school, to show up with him at their class reunion. Dan travels from Pittsburgh to LA and spins a web of lies to recruit Lawless. But he gets more than he bargained for as the unpredictable Lawless proceeds to take over his home, career, and life
Nina by Zoë Saldana( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singer-songwriter and civil rights activist, Nina Simone appeared to have it all. Her struggle to balance music, family and politics ended up leaving her alone and in terrible debt. That is, until she met Clifton Henderson, who helped the high priestess of soul rediscover meaning in her life and her music
Kind hearts and coronets( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 358 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
St. Trinian's by Oliver Parker( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Trinian's is an all-girls school run by the quirky headmistress Ms. Camilla Fritton. When the newly appointed minister of education shakes things up and tries to take them down, the girls have no choice but to rise to the occasion. After all, they excel at chaos and attitude and that's exactly what it's going to take to beat the authorities before they close down their beloved school for good. Now, the school will need the help of Head Girl Kelly and artful dodger Flash Harry to save the school from bankruptcy
A midsummer night's dream by Kathryn Hunter( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the Shakespeare play, filmed during a stage performance: "This immersive and darkly poetic cinematic experience brings the play's iconic fairies, spells and hallucinatory lovers to life ... the feats of visual imagination are ingenious and plentiful, but beating at the center of the film is an emotionally moving take on the deeper human aspects of Shakespeare's beloved tale"--Container
Burke & Hare by John Landis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 280 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
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( Visual )

39 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 277 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, but soon find that their action has consequences
Dead of night( Visual )

32 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
Whisky galore! by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

23 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an English ship carrying 50,000 cases of whiskey wrecks off the coast of a tiny Scottish island that has ran out of "the water of life"', Captain Waggett vows to defend the vessel against any looting efforts
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( Visual )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Commander Ericson and his crew find that they are fighting not only the Germans, but the age-old enemy, the sea, in this World War II action drama
 
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Alternative Names
Ealing (GB)

Ealing Studios, ltd., London.

Estudios Ealing

Studios de cinéma de Ealing

Studios de Ealing

אולפני אילינג

일링 스튜디오

イーリング・スタジオ

伊灵制作公司

伊靈工作室

伊灵影业

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