WorldCat Identities

Mills, John 1908-2005

Works: 460 works in 1,633 publications in 5 languages and 28,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Epic films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, vac, Other, Costume designer, Singer, Interviewee, Narrator, Commentator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Mills
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

62 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

86 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,694 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 )

44 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shipwrecked Robinson family finds new life on a deserted island far from civilization until their makeshift paradise is threatened by the arrival of cutthroat pirates
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,104 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
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set before and during the French Revolution in the two cities of the title, Paris and London, this is the story of a doctor who is wrongly imprisoned by the French for 18 years. He is finally rescued and reunited with his beautiful young daughter who is loved by two men. She marries one of them, and her husband's life is saved by the other
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale of the helpless orphan Pip and his anonymous benefactor is brought to life in this animated feature for your kids and family. These characters have stirred the imaginations of the young and old from the moment Dickens created them
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling drama of international conflict, spectacular adventure, gripping intrigue and tragic romance set against the sweeping backdrop of Napoleon's invasion of Russia
Hobson's choice( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 800 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 )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 755 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 )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks. The obsequious Pecksniff, whit his daughters, Mercy and Charity, attempts to grovel into the old man's good graces, while the wicked Jonas will stop at nothing - even murder
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys". 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
Great expectations by David Lean( Visual )

62 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 462 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( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 431 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
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 418 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
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

49 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survivors of the sinking of HMS Torrin, an English destroyer, remember the ship's war-time career
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 370 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 )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 316 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 266 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
Dickens : Great Expectations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 265 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
The wrong box( Visual )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A huge inheritance ignites a murderous family feud. The last living beneficiaries, the two Finsbury Brothers, will stop at nothing to outlive each other-- and win the fortune. Helping the irascible, poverty-stricken Masterman Finsbury is his shy grandson Michael. Opposing them are his eccentric younger brother, Joseph Finsbury, and a pair of greedy nephews, Morris and John
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Swiss family RobinsonAround the world in eighty daysHobson's choiceTunes of gloryThe rocking horse winnerThe end of the affairMurder with mirrorsThe wrong box
Alternative Names
Ioannes Mills

John Mills

John Mills acteur britannique

John Mills aktor brytyjski

John Mills angol színész

John Mills attore britannico

John Mills Brits acteur (1908-2005)

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John Mills englischer Schauspieler

John Mills English actor

Mills, Jean 1908-2005

Mills, John 1908-2005 Sir

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Mills, John William 1908-2005

Mills, Johnny 1908-2005

Mills Lewis Ernest Watts

Mills, Lewis Ernest Watts 1908-2005

Mills, Sir John 1908-2005

Watts Mills, Lewis Ernest 1908-2005

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