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Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989

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Most widely held works about Laurence Olivier
 
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Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

181 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,358 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 )

183 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,233 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
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

177 editions published between 1950 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,945 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
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

182 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,558 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

149 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,153 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 William Wyler( Visual )

109 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Bronte'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 )

96 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,079 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 )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,976 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 Louis Leterrier( Visual )

36 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,784 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 )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 1,769 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 )

73 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,470 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 )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

91 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,252 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 1,148 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
William Shakespeare's As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

111 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
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 1,022 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 )

39 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anton Chekhov's classic play about the lives of three sisters living in a remote Russian village is given the all-star treatment by director and star Laurence Olivier
The Battle of Britain by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

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

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

43 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 972 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
Spartacus( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in English and held by 927 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
 
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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

Olivier, Larry

Olivier, Larry 1907-1989

Olivier Laurence

Olivier, Laurence, 1907-

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

Sir Laurence Olivier

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

লরন্স অলিভিয়ে ব্রিটিশ অভিনেতা, পরিচালক ও প্রযোজক

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ლორენს ოლივიე

로런스 올리비에

올리비에, 로렌스 1907-1989

올리비에, 로렌스 커 1907-1989

オリヴィエ, ローレンス

ローレンス・オリヴィエ

劳伦斯·奥利维尔

羅蘭士奧利花

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