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Massey, Raymond

Works: 531 works in 1,434 publications in 5 languages and 21,654 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  History  Biography  Screwball comedy films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Producer, Editor, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Other, Host, Annotator, Commentator, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Raymond Massey
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

48 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
John Steinbeck's East of Eden( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
The fountainhead( Visual )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic, uncompromising architect (Cooper) refuses to change his designs. When he finds out that his plans for a public housing project have been radically altered, he blows up the building and winds up in court defending his actions
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

85 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of J.E.B. Stuart (Flynn), George Custer (Reagan) and other characters as they leave West Point in the years before the Civil War. Some join John Brown's army of fanatics and sincere reformers ; others are sent by the army to quash John Brown. The climax is the Battle of Harper's Ferry that began the War between the States
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

71 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a California farming valley in 1913, a wild adolescent rebels against his stern father, realizing that he favors his twin brother
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Leslie Howard( Visual )

59 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the novel by Baroness Orczy in which a dashing dandy of the English court tries to defend innocent aristocrats from the violence of the French revolution
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )

29 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

8 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike, and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

22 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to the presidency in 1860. Includes his first love with Ann Rutledge, his marriage to Mary Todd, his early law practice, and his debates with Stephen Douglas
Possessed( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged woman gets involved with a callous lover, whose inattention finally drives her crazy
David and Bathsheba by Henry King( Visual )

8 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how King David brought sorrow to his land when he fell in love with a married woman and arranged her husband's murder, which brings down the wrath of God. David must rediscover his faith in God to save those around him and himself
Fu lu shou Long life, happiness, and prosperity( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Mindy Ho inexpertly tries Taoist magic to find her mother a boyfriend and fix her mother's financial situation and seemingly hopeless romantic prospects
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

84 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic science fiction fantasy about the world after a devastating war. Science leads the world to recovery after decades of war but still must meet the threat of ignorance
The old dark house by James Whale( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five persons in the house-- strangers cut off from the world by thunderstorms and landslide. Terror of the unknown draws them together, makes them open their pasts to each other. Then, as the excitement reaches its peak, when the girl, alone on the stairs, finds the drunken monster lurching toward her
Spirit bear the Simon Jackson story( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Simon is attacked in the wilderness and is rescued by a rare white Kermode bear. When he learns there are only 400 of these bears in existence, he turns from shy stuttering daydreamer to political activist
Action in the North Atlantic by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II drama about the Merchant Marine and Navy gun crews who did battle with enemy submarines and risked their lives to deliver supplies and munitions to allied troops
The films of Michael Powell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A matter of life and death: British flyer Peter Carter survives a jump from his burning plane without parachute and wakes up in a nether world between Earth and the next life. He is informed that he should have died and must go to Heaven, where he is put on trial for his life. He falls in love with June, an American radio operator
John Brown's body by Stephen Vincent Bent( Recording )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On October 16, 1859, John Brown led 21 men on a raid of the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia. His plan was to seize arms and supply them to slaves with the hope of starting a war against slavery. After a life of failed enterprises and anti-slavery activities he emerged at age 55 with the intent of finding a way to start his anti-slavery war. His raid failed and he was arrested by the future Southern general, Robert E. Lee, who was in charge of the Marine contingent"--Container
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
John Steinbeck's East of EdenEast of Eden
Alternative Names
Massey, Raymond Hart 1896-1983

Raymond Massey actor

Raymond Massey attore canadese

Raymond Massey kanadisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Мэсси, Рэймонд

ریموند مسی


John Steinbeck's East of EdenThe fountainheadEast of EdenThe Scarlet PimpernelAction in the North AtlanticThe films of Michael Powell