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Mills, John 1908-2005

Overview
Works: 452 works in 1,349 publications in 7 languages and 28,273 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Epic films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Historical films  War films  Comedy films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, vac, Costume designer, Author, 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 )

55 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,929 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 )

61 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,519 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 )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

79 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,975 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 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,150 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
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,021 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 )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 911 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 )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' tale of greed and selfishness centers on Martin Chuzzlewit, a wealthy gentleman. With his great fortune at stake, and with Martin's disinherited grandson floundering in America, relatives increasingly desperate to inherit the riches close in on the vulnerable old man
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

31 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 791 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 )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 759 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 )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 671 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
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 638 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
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

56 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 626 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
Zulu dawn( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 371 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
Murder with mirrors( Visual )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2006 in English and held by 314 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 298 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 ultimate disaster Movie by Mel Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 266 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 237 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
The rocking horse winner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 235 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
 
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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

Миллс, Джон

ג'ון מילס

جان میلز بازیگر بریتانیایی

존 밀스

ジョン・ミルズ

约翰·米尔斯

約翰米爾斯

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Swiss family RobinsonAround the world in 80 daysMartin ChuzzlewitHobson's choiceTunes of gloryMurder with mirrorsThe end of the affairJulius CaesarThe wrong box