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Quayle, Anthony 1913-1989

Overview
Works: 735 works in 2,422 publications in 6 languages and 34,702 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Television adaptations  War films  Filmed plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Director, Commentator, Other, Author of introduction, Host, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Anthony Quayle
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

45 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

47 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,984 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
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member 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
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

79 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,451 WorldCat member 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
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

53 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member 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 second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fift by William Shakespeare( Visual )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member 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
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

55 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

42 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the great tragedies, focusing on the minds and motives of the assasins Brutus and Cassius
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member 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
The eagle has landed by John Sturges( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Nazi paratroopers hide in an English village as they try to kidnap the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Based on the book by Jack Higgins
Masada by Boris Sagal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member 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
Everything you always wanted to know about sex, but were afraid to ask by Woody Allen( Visual )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken into seven vignettes that humorously answer questions raised in Dr. Rueben's book about sex
Anne of the thousand days ; Mary, Queen of Scots( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne of the thousand days: Follow King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in one of history's most famous tragic love affairs in the Academy Award winning materpiece starring Richard Burton and Genevieve Bujold
Anne of the thousand days by Charles Jarrott( Visual )

24 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VIII of England divorces his first wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir. Instead, he favors the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. Henry weds Anne and soon she gives him a child. The girl, Elizabeth, is a bitter disappointment to Henry, who desperately wants a male heir. Anne promises Henry a son, but Henry is doubtful. Jane Seymour is at court and Henry's wandering eye has found her. The Queen has her sent away, but, if Anne will bring Jane back to court, the King promises to sign the Act of Succession to insure that Elizabeth will be Queen. Anne's one-thousand-day reign as Queen of England ends with the loss of her head on the block
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( Visual )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcus Aurelius Antonius, the philosopher-emperor of Rome, summons his empire's governors and princes to his German war headquarters for a Pax Romanus. He confides to his daughter, Lucilla, that his adopted son, Livius, will succeed him instead of his more unstable heir, Commodus. Overhearing this, Cleander, a blind prophet loyal to Commodus, presents Marcus with a poisoned apple. After the funeral, Livius, who does not share Lucilla's ambition for himself or Rome, allows Commodus to proclaim himself emperor. While pestilence ravages Rome, Commodus continues his vain, licentious behavior. He ultimately neglects to deal with all symptoms of unrest and banishing anyone reminding him of his responsibilities
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff is put in his place by the very wives he proposes to have fun with
 
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Alternative Names
Anthony Quayle acteur britannique

Anthony Quayle attore britannico

Anthony Quayle britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler sowie Schriftsteller

Anthony Quayle Brits acteur

Anthony Quayle brytyjski aktor

Anthony Quayle English actor and director

Quayle, John A. 1913-1989

Quayle, John Anthony.

Quayle, John Anthony 1913-1989

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קויל, אנתוני

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The guns of NavaroneWilliam Shakespeare's MacbethJulius CaesarLawrence of ArabiaEverything you always wanted to know about sex, but were afraid to askAntony and CleopatraOedipus at ColonusHenry the FourthThe merry wives of Windsor