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Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989

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Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
142 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,560 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 )
118 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,538 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 )
127 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,395 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 )
114 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,001 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,378 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 )
108 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,314 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
The world at war by ltd Thames Television ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,835 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
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,806 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
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,689 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
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice by Simon Langton ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,637 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
Clash of the Titans by Desmond Davis ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,636 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 )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recreation of the disastrous Allied defeat at Arnherm during WWII
Marathon man by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,187 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 Franco Zeffirelli ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
As you like it by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
90 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well-known comedy. Although shortened from the original, this version is considered an honest interpretation of the play, with no modern-day additions
Sky Captain and the world of tomorrow ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 978 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 )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boys from Brazil by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 879 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
Othello by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 840 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 Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the aerial combat of WWI, in which the Royal Air Force held off the German Luftwaffe
 
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Alternative Names
Kerr, Laurence
OLIVIER
Olivier, Larry, 1907-1989
Olivier, Laurence.
Olivier, Laurence Kerr.
Olivier, Laurence Kerr, 1907-1989
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
Languages
English (1,159)
German (40)
French (35)
Spanish (27)
Multiple languages (5)
Chinese (4)
Italian (3)
Japanese (2)
Portuguese (2)
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