WorldCat Identities

McCowen, Alec

Works: 184 works in 685 publications in 1 language and 16,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Disaster films  Historical films  History  Personal narratives‡vDutch  Fiction  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films  Radio plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Conductor, Singer, Interviewee, Costume designer
Classifications: PR2819, 822.33
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alec McCowen
Most widely held works by Alec McCowen
The life of Henry the Fift by William Shakespeare( Visual )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy of a foolish and self-indulgent king who learns, late in life and after terrible suffering, the value of self-knowledge
A Night to Remember by Roy Baker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the sinking of the Titanic
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Agent 007 is hurled into a pulse-pounding race to save the world from armageddon when two atomic warheads are hijacked by the evil SPECTRE organization"--Container
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Recording )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recorded performance of Shakespeare's play
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An audio version of the three-act play
Hanover Street by Peter Hyams( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American bomber pilot falls in love with a British nurse, and then must escort her husband on a mission behind enemy lines
As the crow flies by Jeffrey Archer( Recording )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor but ambitious man marries a woman and adopts her illegitimate son, unaware that the boy belongs to a World War I rival with revenge on his mind
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish playwright's dramatic presentation of Joan of Arc as peasant, genius, saint and fifteenth century feminist
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recorded performance of a comedy by Shakespeare
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Olga, Masha, and Irina, warm and cultured young sisters who were reared in the exciting hubbub of Moscow, but have been living in the dull, gossipy backwaters of Russia for far too long. With their father's passing, and the ordinary grip of day-to-day life slowly suffocating them, the urge to return to the city with its rich and exciting life rises to a fever pitch
The hiding place by Corrie Ten Boom( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II. An old watchmaker in Holland. His two spinster daughters, Corrie and Betsie. Simple, ordinary people. Yet these three unlikely heroes became the center of a major underground operation: To hide Jewish refugees from the occupying Germans. These kindly, law-abiding people broke every rule in the book to save the lives of the men, women and children being hunted by the Nazis. Their home became a hiding place, but the cost of their bravery was betrayal and in the dreaded Ravensbrück concentration camp, they had to create another hiding place for those around them"--Container
Travels with my aunt by George Cukor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'They're killing him bit by bit!' Flamboyant, flame-haired 70-plus Augusta Bertram has opened a package containing a finger that recently belonged to her years-ago lover. The victim's kidnappers continue mailing expendable body parts, and Augusta enlists the aid of her stuffy nephew in a mad to-the-rescue adventure across Europe in pursuit of $100,000 in ransom money. The scramble to save a life just might also liberate the nephew's life-starved soul
Alfred Hitchcock. the masterpiece collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double bill by Alec McCowen( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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King Lear
Alternative Names
Alec McCowen acteur britannique

Alec McCowen angielski aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Alec McCowen attore inglese

Alec McCowen britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Alec McCowen Brits filmacteur

Alec McCowen English actor

Alexander McCowen

Cowen, Alec Mc

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McCowan, Alec 1925-

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McCowen, Alex

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McCowen, Alexander D. 1925-

McCowen, Alexander Duncan 1925-

McOwen, Alec 1925-

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English (143)

The comedy of errorsThe importance of being EarnestHanover StreetAs the crow fliesThe merry wives of WindsorThe hiding placeAlfred Hitchcock. the masterpiece collection