WorldCat Identities

Mills, John 1908-2005

Overview
Works: 404 works in 1,566 publications in 7 languages and 28,303 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Epic films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Romance films  War films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, vac, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Other, Narrator, Speaker, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

72 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,939 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 )

84 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

49 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shipwrecked Robinson family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization until their makeshift paradise is threatened by the arrival of cutthroat pirates
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

26 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Around the world in eighty days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,130 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 2010 in English and held by 989 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 )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? He has disinherited his grandson, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary Graham, his companion and nurse. With a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

38 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 810 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
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( Visual )

33 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 765 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
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys". 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
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

59 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 633 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
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

66 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Zulu dawn( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 436 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 410 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 )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 378 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
Murder with mirrors( Visual )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 303 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
The end of the affair by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 281 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
Bean : the Movie by Mel Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bean is sent on a mission to California to escort the world famous painting of "Whistler's Mother" to its new home in the Grierson Gallery. What the gallery owner, one of the richest men in America, and his curator David Langley believe, is that Mr. Bean is Dr. Bean, a renowned art expert. In fact he is just a sleepy-headed, wildly eccentric museum guard. He is also the clumsiest, craziest, wackiest, wildest, most bizarre character they have ever come across, and certainly not someone you would entrust one of the world's most valuable paintings to. But they have and now wrecking Langley's marriage is just the beginning. With only hours to go before the official unveiling by the museum's benefactor, General Newton, something terrible has happened to "Whistler's Mother" and only one man has the power to put it right. The only problem is ... that man is Bean
The wrong box( Visual )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange rule of inheritance allows only the last remaining survivor of a family of siblings to get the sizable legacy, precipitating a dangerous contest between two elderly brothers. Their families get involved too, sparking a wild chase and absurd comedy as they attempt to be the last man standing
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gandhi
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Swiss family RobinsonAround the world in eighty daysMartin ChuzzlewitHobson's choiceTunes of gloryThe rocking horse winnerMurder with mirrorsThe end of the affairThe wrong box
Alternative Names
Ioannes Mills

John 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

John Mills English actor

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

Джон Мілз англійський актор

Миллс, Джон

ג'ון מילס

جان میلز

جان میلز بازیگر بریتانیایی

جون ميلز ممثل إنجليزي

존 밀스

ジョン・ミルズ

约翰·米尔斯

約翰米爾斯

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