Quayle, Anthony 1913-1989
Most widely held works about Anthony Quayle
Most widely held works by Anthony Quayle
Lawrence of Arabia ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
34 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
The first of the great tragedies, focusing on the minds and motives of the assassins Brutus and Cassius.
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
52 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
The dramatized events and legends of the history of Scotland in the eleventh century.
The wrong man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal.
The guns of Navarone ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea.
Henry IV, part I ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled King Henry IV.
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff.
Henry IV. Part II ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
King Henry, now in failing health and still embroiled in war, sends his second son Prince John of Lancaster to the battle. Prince John tricks and defeats the enemy while his older son, the Prince of Wales, is summoned away from Falstaff and his tavern circle to the king's bedside where he assumes the throne upon the death of the king.
Anne of the thousand days ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Set against the pageantry and political intrigue of 16th century England, the ill-fated marriage of King Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn is traced, from its spirited beginning to its tragic finale.
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 609 libraries worldwide
A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts.
Hamlet ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 580 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.
The eagle has landed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Sixteen German paratroopers are dropped on the coast of England with orders to bring Churchill back to Hitler.
Masada ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva, commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair and his people.
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fift ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V.
Lawrence of Arabia ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
A look at T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who unites the desert tribes of Arabia against the Turks during World War I.
Oedipus at Colonus ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
This play recounts the blind, exiled Oedipus' final days. The primary action involves a fight over where Oedipus is to die (as that place is to become hallowed ground). Familial interactions also play a key role in the drama.
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Tells the tales of Narnia, a magical, fantastic place where good and evil battle, children have adventures as kings and queens, and beasts and creatures can talk.
Henry the Fourth, part one by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Sir John Falstaff is put in his place by the very wives he proposes to have fun with.
Medea by Euripides ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Action and adventure films Anne Boleyn,--Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England,--1507-1536 Antonius, Marcus,--83?-30 B.C Arabian Peninsula Audiobooks Austria Biographical films Biographical films Biography Caesar, Julius China Cleopatra,--Queen of Egypt,--d. 30 B.C Composers Drama Drama Epic films Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Germany Great Britain Great Britain.--Army Greek drama (Tragedy) Henry--IV,--King of England,--1367-1413 Henry--VIII,--King of England,--1491-1547 Historical films Historical films History Judicial error Kings and rulers Lawrence, T. E.--1888-1935 MacLean, Alistair,--1922-1987 Manners and customs Middle East Military campaigns Mistaken identity Robbery Rome Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Soldiers Talking books Television plays Thrillers (Motion pictures) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)
Quayle, John A. 1913-1989
Quayle, John Anthony.
Quayle, John Anthony, 1913-1989
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