WorldCat Identities

Mills, John 1908-2005

Overview
Works: 367 works in 1,420 publications in 7 languages and 28,447 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  War films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, vac, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Interviewee, Narrator, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,942 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 )

72 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,740 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 )

37 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

89 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It does for Dickens what Henry V does for Shakespeare-that is, it indicates a method for translating him from print to film, said James Agee of this superb rendering of the much-loved novel
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,146 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 )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,132 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
War and peace by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 908 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 )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 811 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
Hobson's choice by Tom Gutteridge( Visual )

34 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 790 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 )

20 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
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

63 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 637 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 )

29 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 633 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
Zulu dawn( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dramatic and true story recounts the breathtaking 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 )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunting story of a ten-year-old boy who hears his parents fighting about money. He is given a toy rocking horse and begins to find out the winners of actual horse races by rocking on it, but the results prove disasterous
The end of the affair by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 321 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 313 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
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, el popular personaje televisivo de cabello extremadamente limpio y ordenado, llega a la pantalla grande. En un desesperado intento por deshacerse de su empleado más inept, los directores de la Real Galería Británica envían a Mr. Bean a California para cumplir la importante misión de certificar una valiosísima pintura. A los pocos días de llegar a Los Angeles, prácticamente destruirá la vida de su anfitrión."
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 244 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
The wrong box( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 238 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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Alternative Names
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

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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Swiss family RobinsonAround the world in 80 daysMartin ChuzzlewitHobson's choiceTunes of gloryThe rocking horse winnerThe end of the affairMurder with mirrors