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Gielgud, John 1904-2000

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Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

101 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,102 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
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

58 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown -- and her head. A thriller of intrigue in the court of one of history's greatest monarchs
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

61 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Visual )

65 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

66 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

76 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

71 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity
Shine by Scott Hicks( Visual )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. Driven by his father and his teachers he experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Fiona Beddall( Visual )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
Arthur by Marc Brown( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for a 750 million dollar inheritance. He stands to lose his inheritance--and a life in the lush style to which he is accustomed--if he doesn't marry the most boring blonde on Long Island within thirty days. Unfortunately, Arthur has just discovered the girl of his dreams
William Shakespeare's The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Recording )

51 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the last of Shakespeare's plays, this play is a high fantasy, a tale, or "tragi-comedy" to be told by the fire
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and French 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
John Gielgud directs Richard Burton in Hamlet : a journal of rehearsals by Richard L Sterne( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlin by Isaac Albéniz( Visual )

49 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of King Arthur, this time, from the perspective of the King's Wizard, Merlin. Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity. Merlin is beside Arthur as he gains Excalibur, builds Camelot and is betrayed by his wife, Guinevere. Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey, her son by Arthur, Mordred, and their cohorts. Through it all, Merlin tries to keep Arthur from the destructive path set by fate
Secret agent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

131 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An espionage thriller set in Geneva, seasoned with romance. Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate an agent for the Central Powers
The Power of one by Bryce Courtenay( Visual )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on a young English boy named PK. Orphaned in a foreign land and terrorized for his political beliefs by his schoolmates, the pint-sized youngster turns to the only friend who can help him: a kindly yet world-wise prison inmate who teaches him how to box. As he grows to manhood, PK takes on the system and the social injustices he sees around him -and finds that one person can really make a difference
Distinguished company by John Gielgud( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, one of the greatest actors ot today recalls with affection the renowned figures in the theatre during the early decades of the century, many of whom he knew and acted with in later years
Backward glances : part one, time for reflection : part two, distinguished company by John Gielgud( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early stages by John Gielgud( Book )

49 editions published between 1939 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Džon Gilgud

Džons Gilguds

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Gilguds, Džons 1904-2000

Ioannes Gielgud

John Gielgud acteur britannique

John Gielgud aktor brytyjski

John Gielgud attore britannico

John Gielgud britischer Schauspieler

John Gielgud britisk skodespelar

John Gielgud britisk skuespiller

John Gielgud Brits acteur

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John Gielgud englesche Schauspiller

Τζον Γκίλγκουντ

Гилгуд, Джон 1904-2000

Джон Гилгуд

Джон Гілгуд

Џон Гилгуд

Џон Гилгуд англиски глумец и драмски режисер

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ג'ון גילגוד

جان گیلگد بازیگر بریتانیایی

جون غيلغد

ჯონ გილგუდი

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ジョン・ギールグッド

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Oedipus the KingShineWilliam Shakespeare's The winter's taleAround the world in 80 daysMerlinSecret agentBackward glances : part one, time for reflection : part two, distinguished companyEarly stages