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Mills, John 1908-2005

Works: 328 works in 1,266 publications in 9 languages and 27,701 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Epic films  Biographical films  Historical films  War films  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, vac, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Narrator, Other, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

51 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

62 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot
Swiss family Robinson by Ken Annakin( Visual )

47 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shipwrecked Robinson Family makes a new life on a deserted island far from civilization
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

72 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De weesjongen Pip, die in armoede is opgegroeid, wordt door een geheimzinnige weldoener in staat gesteld een echte heer te worden
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,151 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
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
War and peace by King Vidor( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of a Russian family during the War of 1812. The historical and personal events are seen mostly through the eyes of Natasha, who is 16 years old at the start of the movie
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks. The obsequious Pecksniff, with his daughters, Mercy and Charity, attempts to grovel into the old man's good graces, while the wicked Jonas will stop at nothing ... even murder
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( Visual )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headstrong Rosy lives on the heathered hills of Ireland's Dingle Peninsule. She cannot forsake her passionate romance with a handsome British officer. Yet, for Rosy, there is a greater love - the devotion of her reserved schoolteacher husband Charles. When Rosy has an illicit affair and is ultimately charged with treason, it is Charles who will stand by her side
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

48 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

13 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Zulu dawn( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a young, sensitive English boy whose rocking horse empowers him to predict winning racehorses, at the eventual cost of his life
The end of the affair( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love, then she mysteriously ends the affair
Murder with mirrors( Visual )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miss Marple arrives at palatial Stoneygates, one thing is certain. Before there is time to slather a warm scone with marmalade and place a tea cozy, murder most foul is bound to occur
Noël Coward's This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )

32 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
Bean The ultimate disaster Movie by Mel Smith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bean works as a caretaker at Britain's formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can't because the chairman of the gallery's board defends him. They send him to USA, to the small Los Angeles art gallery instead, where he'll have to officiate at the opening of the greatest US picture ever(called "Whistler's Mother")
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Shakespearian tragedy depicting the fall of Julius Caesar of ancient Rome. The play focuses most on the minds and motives of the assassins, with emphasis on Brutus and Cassius
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Ioannes Mills

John Mills acteur britannique

John Mills aktor brytyjski

John Mills angol színész

John Mills attore britannico

John Mills Brits acteur (1908-2005)

John Mills englischer Schauspieler

Mills, Jean 1908-2005

Mills, John 1908-2005 Sir

Mills, John, Sir, 1908-2005.

Mills, John William 1908-2005

Mills, Johnny 1908-2005

Mills, Lewis Ernest Watts 1908-2005

Mills, Sir John 1908-2005

Watts Mills, Lewis Ernest 1908-2005

Миллс, Джон

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Swiss family RobinsonAround the world in 80 daysMartin ChuzzlewitTunes of gloryThe rocking horse winnerThe end of the affairMurder with mirrorsJulius Caesar