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Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989

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Most widely held works by Laurence Olivier
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

135 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,606 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

194 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,508 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
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

136 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,386 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 )

126 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,931 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. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battell fought at Agincourt in France by William Shakespeare( Visual )

129 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,257 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

78 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bront( Visual )

68 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tortured love affair ends between Heathcliff and Cathy when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's savage 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 1,933 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 )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,695 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
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Marathon man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

56 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,189 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 )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
The boys from Brazil by Ira Levin( Visual )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and German and held by 902 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, to clone Hitler
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and French and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the aerial combat of WWII, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
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 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samtaler med kendte skuespillere om deres opfattelse af skuespillerens opgaver
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attempts to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Pride and prejudice by Robert Z Leonard( Visual )

46 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 776 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
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the five Bennet sisters living in early 19th century England. Their mother is scheming to make prestigious marriages for them. Focuses on Elizabeth Bennet, who mistakenly finds the rich Mr. Darcy an oaf, even as he sets all the other fair maidens' hearts aflutter
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Kerr, Laurence

Laurence Olivier actor britnico

Laurence Olivier aktor brytyjski

Laurence Olivier attore e regista britannico

Laurence Olivier Brits acteur

Laurence Olivier Britse akteur, regisseur en vervaardiger

Laurence Olivier comdien, metteur en scne, directeur de thtre, ralisateur et scnariste britannique

Laurence Olivier englischer Regisseur, Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Laurentius Olivier

Lorenss Olivjē

Lourens Olivye


Olivier, Larry 1907-1989

Olivier, Laurence

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

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RebeccaRichard IIIThe world at warClash of the titansA bridge too farBrideshead revisitedJesus of NazarethPride and prejudicePride & prejudice