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Massey, Raymond

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Most widely held works by Raymond Massey
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

66 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirthful murder Cary-ed off in slapstick, slap-happy style! Cary Grant and a stellar cast romp through this classic farce based on Joseph Kesselring's 1941 Broadway hit and breezily directed by Frank Capra. Frazzled drama critic Mortimer Brewster (Grant) has two aunts (Josephine Hull and Jean Adair) who ply lonely geezers with poisoned libations, on sociopathic brother (Raymond Massey) who looks like Boris Karloff, one bonkers brother (John Alexander) who thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt, one impatient new bride (Priscilla Lane) -- and only one night to make it turn out all right. In this circus' center ring is Grant, twisting his face into a clown's gallery of flabbergasted reactions and transforming his natural athletic grace into a rubber-legged comic ballet. You'll die laughing. - Container
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

110 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,541 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 by King Vidor( Visual )

27 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,379 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 )

100 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,080 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
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

69 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 899 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
L'avenir = Things to come by Mia Hansen-Løve( Visual )

113 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 870 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 )

37 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 731 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 )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 594 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 in the two finest screen versions of the beloved 1894 novel by Anthony Hope. Includes the 1937 and 1952 screen versions
The woman in the window by Fritz Lang( Visual )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 535 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 )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 479 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
David and Bathsheba by Henry King( Visual )

13 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how King David brought sorrow to his land when he fell in love with Bathsheba, 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
Possessed( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 400 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
The old dark house by James Whale( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 383 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
H.G. Wells' things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and German and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Action in the North Atlantic by Lloyd Bacon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English 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 )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 276 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 where he falls in love with June, an American radio operator
Cecil B. DeMille's reap the wild wind by Thelma Strabel( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sea captain is locked in battle in 1840s Key West with lawyer Steve Tolliver for the affections of a beautiful ship owner. Tolliver attempts to prosecute the captain for the murder of a girl who was allegedly on board
Fire Over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

32 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrigue and romance in the court of Elizabeth I as her navy deals with the threat of the Spanish Armada
Battle cry( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic ode to World War II Marine heroism and homefront sacrifice "Battle Cry", directed by action master Raoul Walsh, follows new recruits from boot camp to a New Zealand base of operations to the war they knew would someday come their way: the bloody invasion of Saipan
John Brown's body by Stephen Vincent Benét( Recording )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 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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Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace
Alternative Names
Massey, Raymond Hart 1896-1983

Raymond Massey acteur canadien

Raymond Massey actor

Raymond Massey attore canadese

Raymond Massey Canadees acteur (1896-1983)

Raymond Massey kanadisch-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Raymond Massey pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

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Мэсси, Рэймонд

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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