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Blakely, Colin

Overview
Works: 165 works in 496 publications in 6 languages and 9,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Historical television programs  Televised plays  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Colin Blakely
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

70 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of overwhelming passion
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of Shakespeare's greatest plays, King Lear is a violent story on a grand scale, about family strife, crumbling power and divided loyalties and the resulting horor of Lear's madness."
The Pink Panther strikes again by Blake Edwards( Visual )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from an insane asylum, the hilariously crazy Chief Inspector Dreyfus (Herbert Lom) sends 26 assassins on the trail of hapless Inspector Closeau (Peter Sellers)
Equus by Richard Rodney Bennett( Visual )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
The private life of Sherlock Holmes by Billy Wilder( Visual )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investigator Sherlock Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver
Evil under the sun by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a shrewish stage star is found strangled at a posh island resort, detective Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe
The dogs of war by John Irvin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by an international cartel, soldier of fortune Jamie Shannon (Walken) organizes a strike force to wrest control of an impoverished but mineral rich west African nation from a madman. An intricate game ensues where double cross is the rule: Shannon and his handpicked men find themselves caught between the cartel and the dictator they were to depose. To escape this dilemma, Shannon and his men apply their own code of honor
The Beiderbecke affair( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's first surviving tragedy, and the most popular in his day
Hard rock( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary, produced by Robin Brightwell, shows footage from the construction of the Severn Trent water tunnel
Nijinsky( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the lives, the loves, and the madness of ballet's legendary and mercurial star Vaslav Nijinsky. Onstage, Nijinsky, the most celebrated dancer of the early 20th century, was in flawless control. Offstage, he was in turmoil, torn between the beautiful ballerina he married and Sergei Diaghilev, the domineering mentor he loved. Diaghilev was the impresario and founder of Ballets Russes
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
Love among the ruins( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an aging beauty is sued for breach of promise by a man young enough to be her grandson, she hires the greatest barrister in England, whom she loved and left when they were both young and poor
British Cinema Collection : 8 Acclaimed Films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoration : Robert Merivel is a young man who seems to have everything ... until an affair leads to scandal, suddenly leaving him heartbroken and penniless
British cinema collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tolstoy's Anna Karenina: "Anna Karenina (Vivien Leigh) is a Russian noblewoman who becomes tangled in a torrid affair with a dashing young man. As rumors begin to spread, the ensuing scandal threatens to destroy her upstanding image, her family and her life"--Container
The Beiderbecke affair( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files
The Beiderbecke affair( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It never occurs to Trevor that dishy blondes don't usually sell jazz records door-to-door. He orders a set of Bix Beiderbecke LPs but receives the wrong items. While trying to locate the missing music, he and his girlfriend, Jill, stumble upon black market goods in a church basement, secret meetings in a parking lot. They find corruption at the highest levels. Helping them out are a couple of friends, an overzealous police officer, an elderly snoop, and a town planner with a drawer full of incriminating files
 
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A man for all seasons
Alternative Names
Blakely, Colin George 1930-1987

Colin Blakely acteur britannique

Colin Blakely attore britannico

Colin Blakely britisk skodespelar

Colin Blakely britisk skuespiller

Colin Blakely Brits acteur (1930-1987)

Colin Blakely brittisk skådespelare

Colin Blakely nordirischer Schauspieler

Колин Блейкли

קולין בלייקלי שחקן צפון אירי

کالین بلکلی بازیگر بریتانیایی

コリン・ブレイクリー

柯林·布萊克利

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