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Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989

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

220 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,759 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 )

186 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,639 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

260 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,398 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

202 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,377 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
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

142 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard III: 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

99 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced by Granada Television in their Manchester studios for transmission by the then fledgling Channel Four, this video production of King Lear is the timeless tale of avarice and lust for power in which a foolish king descends into madness after he divides his vast kingdom between two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, unleashing a conspiracy of greed and cruelty and bringing tragic consequences for all
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

109 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's novel. Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon star as Heathcliff and Cathy whose tortured love affair is doomed to a tragic end
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy of youthful passion and the adult rivalry between two powerful families in Verona during the Renaissance
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,790 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 )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Pride and prejudice, or, First impressions by Simon Langton( Visual )

71 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,499 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
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Marathon Man by John Schlesinger( Visual )

107 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,287 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
The world at war( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,156 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
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

114 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well known comedy about the star-crossed lovers, Orlando and Rosalind. A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France, this story is full of kindliness, good fellowship, goodwill, and tales about all kinds of love--physical and intellectual, sentimental and cynical, enduring love between friends, and romantic love at first sight
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

48 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,043 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
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow by Kerry Conran( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,008 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
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the aerial combat of WWI, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
The boys from Brazil by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

70 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 949 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
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Alternative Names
Kerr, Laurence

Laurence Olivier actor británico

Laurence Olivier aktor brytyjski

Laurence Olivier attore e regista britannico

Laurence Olivier British actor, director and producer

Laurence Olivier Briton nga aktor, direktor ken produser

Laurence Olivier Brits acteur

Laurence Olivier Britse akteur, regisseur en vervaardiger

Laurence Olivier britský herec, režisér a dramatik

Laurence Olivier brytyjski aktor, reżyser, producent

Laurence Olivier comédien, metteur en scène, directeur de théâtre, réalisateur et scénariste britannique

Laurence Olivier englischer Regisseur, Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Laurentius Olivier

Lorenss Olivjē

Lourens Olivye


Olivier, Larry

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

Olivjē, Lorenss, 1907-1989

Olivjē, Lourenss, 1907-1989

Λόρενς Ολίβιε

Лоренс Оливие

Лоренс Оливие британски глумец, режисер и продуцент

Лоренс Оливије

Лорънс Оливие

Лоуренс Оливье

Лоуренс Олів'є

Лоўрэнс Аліўе

Оливье, Лауренс 1907-1989

Оливье Лоренс

Оливье, Лоуренс

Оливье, Лоуренс, 1907-1989

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לורנס אוליבייה

لارنس الیویه

لورنس أوليفيه

لۆرنس ئۆلیڤیە

ลอเรนซ์ โอลิวีเอร์

ლორენს ოლივიე

로런스 올리비에

올리비에, 로렌스 1907-1989

올리비에, 로렌스 커 1907-1989

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RebeccaRichard IIIClash of the titansA bridge too farPride and prejudice, or, First impressionsJesus of NazarethThe world at warBrideshead revisited