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Ealing Studios

Overview
Works: 187 works in 561 publications in 5 languages and 12,373 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Interviews  Fiction  Biography  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ealing Studios
The importance of being Earnest by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,784 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?
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done
Easy virtue ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newly married couple visits the husband's family in England where the wife faces disapproval from her mother-in-law over her free-spirited American ways
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 732 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 other man by Richard Eyre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suspecting Lisa, his wife, of adultery, Peter tries to figure out why his wife had disappeared. When Lisa found out that she has cancer, she decides to leave him clues so that he could discover the affair and the secret life she had been leading and that he never knew existed. Peter sets out to track down the other man in her life
Dorian Gray by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jongeman behoudt zijn stralend jeugdige uiterlijk, terwijl zijn geschilderde portret zijn toenemende innerlijke aftakeling onthult
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Alec Guinness is Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who invents a fabric that never wrinkles, wears out, or gets dirty. But when mill owners and workers realize this miracle fabric will destroy their industry, they try to supress it. Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, forcing clothing factory bigwigs to resort to more desperate measures
St. Trinian's ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"St Trinian's, a school for "young ladies" with its anarchic doctrine of free expression, brings together a motley crew of ungovernable girls who, using their wit and ingenuity, save the school from bankruptcy."--Imdb.com
From time to time by L. M Boston ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 341 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
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 281 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
Burke & Hare ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 263 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
Dead of night ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 220 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 )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an English ship runs aground with 50,000 cases of whisky on a tiny Scottish island, the temptation proves too great for its thrifty, God-fearing population, developing into a battle of wits between the canny Scots and the English customs inspector
Projecting Britain : Ealing Studios film posters ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save and operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
A run for your money ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Welsh mining brothers win tickets to a rugby match in London pitting England against Wales. Overzealous in their first trip to London, the brothers become separated from their group and then each other, and a newpaper gardening correspondent is given the task of locating the brothers for a human interest story
Scott of the Antarctic by Charles Frend ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the adventures of Robert Scott as he attempted to explore the unknown region of the Antarctic
The cruel sea by Charles Frend ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Commander Ericson and his crew find they are fighting not only the Germans, but the age-old enemy, the sea, in this World War II action drama
Fade to black ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a failed marriage and career, Orson Welles travels to Italy, where he is swept up in intrigue, deceit, and romance when he falls for a woman whose stepfather is murdered
 
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Alternative Names
Ealing (GB) Studios
Ealing Studios, ltd., London.
Studios de cinéma de Ealing
Studios de Ealing
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