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Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989

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Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

175 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

130 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

133 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

119 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

70 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

119 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Visual )

63 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tortured love affair ends between Heathcliff and Cathy when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax
The world at war by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

69 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
Clash of the titans by Desmond Davis( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spans three decades from the early twenties to World War II in Charles Ryder's relationship with the wild and eccentric Sebastian Flyte and the aristocratic Marchmain family
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1944, flush with success after the Normandy Invasion, the Allies confidently launched Operation Market Garden, a wild scheme intended to put an early end to World War II by invading Germany and smashing the Reich's war plants. However, a combination of battlefield politics, faulty intelligence, bad luck and worse weather led to disaster
Marathon man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

50 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
Great acting: Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike, Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft, Michael Redgrave, Edith Evans, John Gielgud, Noël Coward by Hal Burton( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samtaler med kendte skuespillere om deres opfattelse af skuespillerens opgaver
The boys from Brazil by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and German and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of Nazi leaders, escaped from postwar Germany, scheme to return to power. Their plans to dominate the world are based on a bizarre biological experiment undertaken by Josef Mengele
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and French and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the aerial combat battle of WWII, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
Pride and prejudice by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

42 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opinionated young lady of the early 19th century wins herself a rich husband she had at first despised for his pride
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well known comedy. A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France, this story is full of kindliness, good fellowship, and goodwill. Although shortened from the original, this version is considered an honest interpretation of the play, with no modern day additions
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the traditional puffs of white smoke that signal the selection of the next Pope. But this time, much more is at stake. The new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world hovering on the edge of nuclear nightmare
 
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Kerr, Laurence

OLIVIER

Olivier, Larry 1907-1989

Olivier, Laurence

Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989

Olivier, Laurence Kerr.

Olivier, Laurence Kerr 1907-1989

Olivier, Laurence Kerr 1907-1989 Baron Olivier

Olivier, Laurence Kerr 1907- Baron Olivier

Olivier, Laurence Kerr, Baron Olivier, 1907-

Olivier, Laurence Kerr, Baron Olivier, 1907-1989

Olivier, Laurence Sir

Olivier, Lawrence 1907-1989

Olivier, Lawrence Sir 1907-1989

Оливье, Лауренс

オリヴィエ, ローレンス

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RebeccaRichard IIIThe world at warClash of the titansBrideshead revisitedA bridge too farJesus of NazarethPride and prejudiceThe shoes of the fisherman