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Mills, John 1908-2005

Works: 375 works in 1,504 publications in 7 languages and 28,275 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Epic films  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, vac, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Other, Narrator, Speaker, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

68 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,953 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 )

81 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

49 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shipwrecked Robinson family builds themselves a new life on a deserted island far from civilization
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,002 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 Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 913 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
Hobson's choice by Tom Gutteridge( Visual )

38 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 815 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
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

26 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? 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
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( Visual )

30 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl in Northern Ireland marries a schoolteacher and has an affair with a British soldier
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 680 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 )

66 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 643 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
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 627 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
Zulu dawn by Douglas Hickox( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 437 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
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 385 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 by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 319 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 )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 308 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
Bean : the Movie by Mel Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 254 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")
The wrong box( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 241 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
Up in the clouds, gentlemen please by John Mills( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still memories by John Mills( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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

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

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Миллс, Джон

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جان میلز

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Swiss family RobinsonAround the world in 80 daysHobson's choiceMartin ChuzzlewitTunes of gloryThe rocking horse winnerThe end of the affairMurder with mirrors