WorldCat Identities

Mills, John 1908-2005

Works: 482 works in 1,869 publications in 5 languages and 29,220 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Epic films  War films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, vac, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Narrator, Author of introduction, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

81 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Gandhi's adult life, when he led an entire country to freedom, using non-violent methods
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

99 editions published between 1988 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot
Swiss family Robinson by Ken Annakin( Visual )

48 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shipwrecked Robinson family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization
Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,036 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
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
War and peace by King Vidor( Visual )

18 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

39 editions published between 1954 and 2019 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( Visual )

32 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 761 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
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? He has disinherited his grandson, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary Graham, his companion and nurse. With a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

21 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men
Great expectations by David Lean( Visual )

71 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 450 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
Zulu dawn by Douglas Hickox( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story recounts the defeat of the British forces at the hands of a 25,000 strong and relentlessly determined Zulu army
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

61 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survivors of the sinking of a British destroyer remember the ship's World War II career
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This haunting tale of a boy driven to the limits of his life by his mother's wanton materialism is based on one of D. H. Lawrence's most enduring short works ... A young boy discovers that by riding his toy rocking horse, he can predict the outcome of future horse races. With the aid of his uncle and the family handyman, the boy finds an unlikely answer to the financial problems that are turning his parents into strangers. But the more he wins, the more his mother spends, and the stakes get higher and higher"--Container
The end of the affair by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love, then she mysteriously ends the affair
Murder with mirrors( Visual )

4 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miss Marple arrives at palatial Stonygates, one thing is certain. Before there's time to lather a warm scone with marmalade and place a tea cozy, murder most foul is bound to occur
Great Expectations( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 259 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
Dickens : Great Expectations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It does for Dickens what Henry V does for Shakespeare-that is, it indicates a method for translating him from print to film, said James Agee of this superb rendering of the much-loved novel
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Swiss family RobinsonAround the world in eighty daysHobson's choiceTunes of gloryThe rocking horse winnerMurder with mirrorsStill memories
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Ioannes Mills

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Mills, Sir John 1908-2005

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