WorldCat Identities

Mills, John 1908-2005

Works: 376 works in 1,236 publications in 4 languages and 27,455 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Historical films  War films  Comedy films  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, vac, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Narrator, Speaker, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,864 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 )

56 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,737 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 )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

71 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,758 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
A tale of two cities by Philippe Monnier( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor, unjustly imprisoned in Paris before the French Revolution, is rescued and reunited with his daughter in London. She is loved by two men. She marries one, but her other suitor saves her husband from the guillotine
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,119 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
War and peace by King Vidor( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 923 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 Boz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 816 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, whit 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 )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl in Northern Ireland marries a schoolteacher and has an affair with a British soldier
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

29 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 706 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
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

29 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jock Sinclair is a whisky-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
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

46 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survivors of the sinking of a British destroyer remember the ship's World War II career
Goodbye, Mr. Chips( Visual )

12 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 615 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
Zulu dawn( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 423 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( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 408 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 )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miss Marple arrives at palatial Stonygates, one thing is certain. Before there's time to lather a warm scone with marmalade and place a tea cozy, murder most foul is bound to occur
The end of the affair( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 313 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 by Mel Smith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 278 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the great tragedies, focusing on the minds and motives of the assasins Brutus and Cassius
The wrong box( Visual )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 231 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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Ioannes Mills

John Mills acteur britannique

John Mills aktor brytyjski

John Mills angol sznsz

John Mills attore britannico

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 ChuzzlewitHobson's choiceTunes of gloryThe rocking horse winnerMurder with mirrorsThe end of the affair