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Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989

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Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

185 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,834 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
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

178 editions published between 1940 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

62 editions published between 1960 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,296 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
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

106 editions published between 1939 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 1,994 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

93 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,909 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
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
Clash of the Titans by Desmond Davis( Visual )

46 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,823 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 )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recreation of the disastrous Allied defeat at Arnhem during WWII
Hamlet by Laurence Olivier( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,653 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
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Visual )

82 editions published between 1940 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 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
Hamlet by Laurence Olivier( Visual )

197 editions published between 1948 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of Shakespeare's Hamlet
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

90 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,313 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
Othello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

41 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. Iago is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride
The world at war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,029 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
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow by Kerry Conran( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aviator and a reporter attempt to save the world from destruction by flying robots
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2019 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the aerial combat battle of WWII, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
Spartacus( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized account of the slave uprising led by laborer-turned-gladiator Spartacus, against the combined forces of the late Roman Republic. After escaping from a gladiator training ground, Spartacus convinces his fellow escapees to join him in an attempt to free all Roman slaves, and becomes the head of a massive revolt that threatens to overwhelm the power of Rome
The boys from Brazil by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

59 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 921 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
Great acting: Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike, Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft, Michael Redgrave, Edith Evans, John Gielgud, Noël Coward by Hal Burton( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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RebeccaSpartacusClash of the TitansA bridge too farPride and prejudiceJesus of NazarethThe world at warSpartacus
Alternative Names
Kerr, Laurence

Laurence Olivier actor británico

Laurence Olivier aktor brytyjski

Laurence Olivier attore e regista britannico

Laurence Olivier baron Olivier of Brighton

Laurence Olivier British actor, director and producer (1907-1989)

Laurence Olivier britisk skuespiller og regissør

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 brittisk skådespelare, filmregissör och filmproducent

Laurence Olivier brytyjski aktor, reżyser, producent

Laurence Olivier comédien, metteur en scène anglais

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

Laurence Olivier englantilainen näyttelijä ja ohjaaja

Laurence Olivier englesche Schauspiller

Laurence Olivier englischer Regisseur, Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Laurence Olivier İngiliz yapımcı, yönetmen, oyuncu

Laurentius Olivier

Lorenss Olivjē

Lourens Olivye


Olivier, Larry

Olivier, Larry‏ 1907-1989

Olivier Laurence

Olivier, Laurence, 1907-

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 Kerr baron Olivier of Brighton

Olivier Laurence Olivier baron

Olivier Laurence sir

Olivier, Lawrence 1907-1989

Olivjē, Lorenss, 1907-1989

Olivjē, Lourenss, 1907-1989

Sir Laurence Olivier

Λόρενς Ολίβιε

Лоренс Оливие

Лоренс Оливие британски глумец, режисер и продуцент

Лоренс Оливије

Лоренс Оливье

Лорънс Оливие

Лоуренс Оливье

Лоуренс Олів'є

Лоўрэнс Аліўе

Оливье Л.

Оливье, Лауренс 1907-1989

Оливье Лоренс

Оливье Лоуренс

Оливье, Лоуренс, 1907-1989

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לורנס אוליבייה

لارنس الیویه

لارنس الیویه هنرپیشه و کارگردان انگلیسی

لورنس أوليفيه

لورنس أوليفيه ممثل مسرح وأفلام إنجليزي

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লরন্স অলিভিয়ে ব্রিটিশ অভিনেতা, পরিচালক ও প্রযোজক

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லாரன்ஸ் ஆலிவர்

ลอเรนซ์ โอลิวีเอร์

ლორენს ოლივიე

로런스 올리비에

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올리비에, 로렌스 1907-1989

올리비에, 로렌스 커 1907-1989

オリヴィエ, ローレンス