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Massey, Raymond

Works: 437 works in 1,463 publications in 9 languages and 20,721 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Screwball comedy films  War films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Producer, Editor, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Other, Host, Creator, Annotator, Contributor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Raymond Massey
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

93 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,734 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 by Elia Kazan( Visual )

132 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,592 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 fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )

30 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions
H.G. Wells' Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

124 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,202 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
Santa Fe Trail by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

105 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical drama, Jeb Stuart, the famed Southern cavalryman arrives at West Point, where he befriends George Armstrong Custer. Both compete for the attention of "Kit Carson" Halliday. As a punishment for fighting with fellow classmates, both men are sent to an outpost in Kansas where they must battle the abolitionist John Brown. This experience causes them to examine their personal feelings about slavery
The Scarlet pimpernel by Harold Young( Visual )

68 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 905 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
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )

43 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 712 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 )

15 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 623 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. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

54 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professor of criminology is the pawn in a shocking crime thriller with a surprising twist
Fu lu shou Long life, happiness, and prosperity( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 545 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
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

21 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to Presidency in 1860. Includes his first love, his marriage, his early law practice, and his debates with Douglas
Possessed by Curtis Benhardt( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She loves him when he goes away for months. She loves him when he refuses to marry her. But when callow David Sutton chooses to marry someone else, Louise Howell's love for him takes a darker turn. Give her a gun and she'll love him to death.--Container
David and Bathsheba by Henry King( Visual )

9 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 459 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
The old dark house by James Whale( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of travelers on a mountain road in Wales, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
Spirit bear the Simon Jackson story( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 350 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 )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and German and held by 287 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 )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 267 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
Cecil B. DeMille's reap the wild wind by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
John Brown's body by Stephen Vincent Benét( Recording )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 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
Fire over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

31 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrigue and romance in the court of Elizabeth I as her navy deals with the threat of the Spanish Armada
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
John Steinbeck's East of Eden
Alternative Names
Massey, Raymond Hart 1896-1983

Raymond Massey actor

Raymond Massey attore canadese

Raymond Massey Canadees acteur (1896-1983)

Raymond Massey kanadisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Мэсси, Рэймонд

ریموند مسی


John Steinbeck's East of EdenThe fountainheadThe Scarlet pimpernelAction in the North AtlanticThe films of Michael PowellCecil B. DeMille's reap the wild windFire over England