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Morley, Robert

Works: 264 works in 917 publications in 6 languages and 16,998 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  War films  History  Biography  Historical films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

105 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in German and English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo are reporters who travel to London to follow up on a jewel heist
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

31 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
Beat the devil by John Huston( Visual )

43 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and French and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land believed to be rich with uranium deposits
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

26 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
Topkapi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophisticated thieves attempt to steal a jewel-encrusted dagger from a museum with an impregnable security system
Those magnificent men in their flying machines, or, How I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours and 11 minutes by Ken Annakin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This extraordinary comic version of the historic 1910 London-to-Paris air race features the greatest aviators from around the world. They all come together when a stuffy, but very rich, newspaper publisher decides to sponsor an airplane race across the English Channel. Convinced it will give his newspaper worldwide publicity, the publisher offers 10,000 pounds to the winner"--Container
Edward, my son; a play in three acts by Robert Morley( Book )

17 editions published between 1945 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obsessed with the desire to give his only son the best of everything, a man destroys his whole world in this riveting drama
Robert Morley's Book of bricks by Robert Morley( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie Antoinette( Visual )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of royalty, revolution, and the woman who was France!
The loved one by Tony Richardson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"But he was murdered, wasn't he?" Dash it all, what a frightfully un-British comment to make at the reading of the will. But that's dotty Aunt Cora for you. Then a mysterious hand offs Aunt Cora, and suddenly the old girl's observation doesn't seem quite so dotty after all.--Container
The road to Hong Kong by Norman Panama( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry (Crosby) and Chester (Hope) travel to Tibet to search for a drug to restore Chester's memory. Once they find the cure, Chester's memory becomes so good that he accidentally memorizes a secret formula for space navigation. Soon the two meet up with a beautiful spy (Collins) and get slightly sidetracked ... to another planet!
Beat the devil by John Huston( Visual )

33 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quarter of swindlers, posing as vacuum cleaner salesmen, are sailing on a steamer to Africa and get stranded in Italy, while the ship is repaired. Heading to Africa to buy some land supposedly rich in uranium, the quarter meet a seemingly-innocent British couple also enroute to Africa. Things are not as they seem as identities are revealed and true intentions are discovered in this dry comedy directed by John Huston
Around the world in 80 days : the complete epic mini-series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phileas Fogg wages his entire fortune that he can travel around the entire globe in eighty days. But before departing on his fantastic journey, the Bank of London is robbed, and he becomes the prime suspect. Pursued by Detective Fix, Fogg must race against time to win the bet and prove his innocence."--Container
High road to China by Tom Selleck( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eve Tozer hires Patrick O'Malley, a washed-up aviator, and races against a deadline in a desperate attempt to meet the ransom demands of the men who have kidnapped her industrialist father in China
War and remembrance( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Henry family as they experience World War II in Europe and the Pacific, depicting the final years of the war and its impact on everyday people
Worry : how to kick the serenity habit in 98 easy steps by Robert Morley( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Chinese and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is killing the great chefs of Europe?( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fast-food tycoon, his ex-wife and a gourmet magazine publisher are involved in a fast and funny murder mystery. The publisher is ordered by his doctor to give up his favorite dishes to lose weight, and one by one the creators of those dishes are murdered- in the manner of their specialties!
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Around the world in eighty days
CromwellBeat the devilBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraMarie AntoinetteThe road to Hong KongBeat the devilWho is killing the great chefs of Europe?
Alternative Names
Guest, A. 1908-1992

Morley, Robert Adolph Wilton 1908-1992

Robert Morley acteur britannique

Robert Morley aktor brytyjski

Robert Morley attore britannico

Robert Morley britischer Schauspieler und Schriftsteller

Robert Morley britisk skodespelar

Robert Morley britisk skuespiller

Robert Morley Brits acteur (1908-1992)

Robert Morley brittisk skådespelare

Robert Morley English actor

Robert Morley pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Robert Morley színész és író

Ρόμπερτ Μόρλεϊ

Морли, Роберт

Роберт Морли английский актёр, драматург и писатель

Роберт Морлі актор

Робърт Морли

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