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Lean, David 1908-1991

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Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

242 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 4,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

141 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

138 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Noel Coward's Brief encounter by David Lean( Visual )

174 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A misogynist professor of phonetics takes a bet that he can turn a cockney flower seller in six months into a lady who can pass as a duchess
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( Visual )

67 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headstrong Rosy lives on the heathered hills of Ireland's Dingle Peninsule. She cannot forsake her passionate romance with a handsome British officer. Yet, for Rosy, there is a greater love - the devotion of her reserved schoolteacher husband Charles. When Rosy has an illicit affair and is ultimately charged with treason, it is Charles who will stand by her side
Summertime by David Lean( Visual )

56 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a witty but lonely secretary who takes a vacation in Venice, hoping to fall in love. She does - with a very handsome but very married Italian man
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

50 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life. Bonus features include commentary, documentary, essay, interviews, and more
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

92 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by David Lean( Visual )

61 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
Nouvelles vagues : de Godard à Audiard by Traffic Quintet( )

2 editions published in 2007 and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Expectations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaptation of one of Charles Dickens's finest novels was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Many critics call it one of the greatest of all filmed versions of Dickens. It tells the story of the orphaned boy Pip, who is brought up as a gentlemen with the help of a mysterious benefactor and who falls in love with the beautiful Estella
This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )

53 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quintessential British domestic drama that finds a perfect balance between politics and sentiment, the household of a family with three children is touched by joy and tragedy from the tail end of the First World War to the beginning of the Second
Noël Coward's This happy breed( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Androcles and the lion: Androcles is a Christian in ancient Rome who applies that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are eventually arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who did it.?--International Movie Data Base
David Lean directs Noël Coward( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. In which we serve. The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for. Disc 2. This happy breed. The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars. -- Disc 3. Blithe spirit. A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands. Disc. 4. Brief encounter. After a chance meeting on a train station, a married doctor and a suburban housewife enter into a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair
Beyond the epic : the life & films of David Lean by Gene D Phillips( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two-time Academy Award winner Sir David Lean (1908-1991) was a prominent director in the world of twentieth-century cinema, responsible for such classics as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), and Doctor Zhivago (1965). British-born Lean asserted himself in Hollywood as a major filmmaker with his epic storytelling and panoramic visions of history, but he started out as a talented film editor and director in Great Britain. As a result, he brought an art-house mentality to blockbuster films. Combining elements of biography and film criticism, this book uses screenplays and production histories to assess Lean's body of work. Author Gene D
David Lean : a biography by Kevin Brownlow( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color epics that would gain for his work twenty-seven Academy Awards and fifty-six Academy Award nominations. All are classics, including The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and A Passage to India. Kevin Brownlow, a film editor in his own right and author of the seminal silent film trilogy initiated with The Parade's Gone By ..., brings to Lean's biography an exhaustive knowledge of the art and the industry. One learns about the making of
David Lean : interviews by David Lean( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Lean : a guide to references and resources by Louis P Castelli( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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David Lean

David Lean britischer Filmregisseur

David Lean Brits filmregisseur

David Lean brittisk regissör

David Lean brytyjski reżyser filmowy

David Lean director de cine británico

David Lean English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor

David Lean réalisateur britannique

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린, 데이비드 1908-1991

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The Bridge on the River KwaiRyan's DaughterSummertimeHobson's choiceBeyond the epic : the life & films of David LeanDavid Lean : a biographyDavid Lean : interviews