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Fri Mar 21 17:04:52 2014 UTClccn-n790645510.00The ealing comedies, or, Kind hearts and overdrafts0.241.00Ealing studios /124598300n 79064551297482Ealing (GB) StudiosEaling Studios, ltd., London.Studios de cineĢma de EalingStudios de Ealinglccn-n84178689Balcon, Michael1896-1977prdprolccn-n84008382Guinness, Alec1914-2000ivecstactlccn-no96047264Anchor Bay Entertainment, Incdstlccn-no97079934Parker, Oliverdrtlccn-n2008070573Fragile Filmslccn-n86049369Massey, Annalccn-no94027623Miramax Filmslccn-n86143621Greenwood, Joan1921-actlccn-nr95024759Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)lccn-no98084452Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)Ealing StudiosDramaFilm adaptationsComedy filmsHistoryInterviewsFictionBiographyTelevision adaptationsEnglandMan-woman relationshipsAristocracy (Social class)Great BritainSocial normsMarried peopleWilde, Oscar,Motion picturesAmericansRich peopleParent and adult childCoward, Noel,Ealing StudiosCancer--PatientsWomen--Sexual behaviorAdulterySecrecyMurderAttempted murderLandladiesOutlawsMen--Conduct of lifePortraitsWidowsInfluence (Psychology)Bank robberiesBank employeesDisinheritanceSerial murdersMotion pictures--Plots, themes, etcInheritance and successionFiction filmsGuinness, Alec,Boston, L. M.--(Lucy Maria),Teenage girls--Conduct of lifeNapoleonic Wars (1800-1815)Family secretsGrandparent and childGreen Knowe (England : Imaginary place)Women--EducationEducation ministersPrivate schoolsSchool principalsBody snatchingHare, William,Burke, William,ExtortionSerial murderersScotlandWorld War (1939-1945)19401942194319451946194719481949195019511952195319541955195619571960197019741977197919801981198219831985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201312373187561791.4372PN1997.2ocn818802859ocn187707235ocn187707272ocn534993267ocn691776078ocn692006774ocn691933237ocn649054939ocn692006930178416ocn050809886visu20010.19Parker, OliverThe importance of being EarnestFictionDramaComedy filmsFilm adaptationsAlgernon 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?119520ocn050601870visu19490.24Hamer, RobertKind hearts and coronetsHistoryFictionInterviewsDramaFilm adaptationsImpatient 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+-+9214594006324102016ocn050601706visu19550.22Mackendrick, AlexanderThe ladykillersFictionDramaA 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+-+54885573253249047ocn408343722visu20090.15Easy virtueFictionDramaFilm adaptationsA 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+-+962314089632473222ocn050602093visu19510.22Crichton, CharlesThe Lavender Hill mobDramaAlec 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 masterpiece6701ocn457940746visu20090.14Eyre, RichardThe other manFictionDramaFilm adaptationsSuspecting 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 life6294ocn641269098visu20090.18Parker, OliverDorian GrayFictionDramaTelevision adaptationsFilm adaptationsEen jongeman behoudt zijn stralend jeugdige uiterlijk, terwijl zijn geschilderde portret zijn toenemende innerlijke aftakeling onthult+-+892767269632458814ocn051287685visu19510.24Mackendrick, AlexanderThe man in the white suitFictionDramaComedy filmsFilm adaptationsSir 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 measures3434ocn496026140visu20070.14St. Trinian'sDrama"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+-+46304408963243414ocn785729204visu20110.12Boston, L. MFrom time to timeDramaFilm adaptationsIt 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 yet28135ocn060645263visu19490.28Cornelius, HenryPassport to PimlicoDramaDetonation 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 state2634ocn760220203visu20110.15Burke & HareDramaSet 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 story22023ocn054997537visu19450.29Dead of nightDramaFilm adaptationsQueen 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 himself17113ocn061435809visu19490.28Mackendrick, AlexanderWhisky galore!DramaWhen 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 inspector1311ocn010017422book19820.59Projecting Britain : Ealing Studios film posters1217ocn063270587visu19530.27Crichton, CharlesThe Titfield thunderboltDramaComedy filmsThe 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 comeback1209ocn060538182visu19960.27A run for your moneyDramaTwo 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 story11120ocn032023110visu19830.22Frend, CharlesScott of the AntarcticBiographyDramaDramatization of the adventures of Robert Scott as he attempted to explore the unknown region of the Antarctic11114ocn030529512visu19520.25Frend, CharlesThe cruel seaFictionDramaFilm adaptationsLt. 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 drama1112ocn664275154visu20100.13Fade to blackDramaAfter 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 murdered8078ocn005008255book19770.47Barr, CharlesEaling StudiosHistory+-+59006757051762ocn008409427book19810.59Perry, GeorgeForever Ealing : a celebration of the great British film studioHistory1493ocn805019748book20120.76Duguid, MarkEaling revisitedHistory1252ocn016545679book19810.24Perry, GeorgeGeorge Perry presents forever Ealing : a celebration of the great British film studioHistory361ocn500818465book20100.73Muir, StephanieStudying Ealing StudiosCriticism, interpretation, etc+-+2688821546221ocn012024683book19810.70Brown, GeoffDer Produzent : Michael Balcon und der englische FilmHistory181ocn043917860rcrd19980.76Cary, TristramThe ladykillers music from those glorious Ealing films41ocn056010491book20040.27Baylis, MatthewThe last Ealing comedyFiction+-+900827445532443ocn166025643visu20060.24Hamer, RobertKind hearts and coronetsHistoryFictionInterviewsDramaFilm adaptationsImpatient 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 relatives31ocn050495820book20020.47Ager, ChristopherCarry on Ealing Studios : a celebration of a unique film studioHistoryAnecdotes21ocn081291214book19900.66Martini, EmanuelaLa comedia Ealing21ocn224192894visu20030.47Forever EalingThis documentary celebrates a century of film-making at Ealing Studios, from the early silent films through to the early talkies, the golden era of the comedies, the historic BBC television productions right through to the contemporary rebirth of Ealing as a home for British film production11ocn264335707book19890.47Leary, EmmelineAction! Comedy! Romance! : classic film posters from Ealing StudiosHistoryCatalogs11ocn222911735book19950.47Cross, BrendaThe Ealing experience : a bipartite perspectiveHistory11ocn220781417visu1970The ealing comedies, or, Kind hearts and overdraftsHistoryThis film documents the history of Britain's famous Ealing Studios. This studio is best known for the production of comedy films in the 1950s with titles such as, Kind Hearts and Coronets and The Lavender Hill Mob. Lengthy excerpts from comedy films made by the studio are included as well as interviews with the writers, directors and actors including Sir Alec Guinness11ocn262846729book19881.00Ealing studiosHistory01ocn271470262visu2003Forever EalingThis documentary traces a century of classic film-making at Ealing Studios, from the early silent films through to the early talkies, the golden era of the comedies, the historic BBC television productions right through to the contemporary rebirth of Ealing as a home for British film production+-+9623140896324+-+9623140896324Fri Mar 21 15:58:49 EDT 2014batch30272