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Scourby, Alexander 1913-1985

Overview
Works: 643 works in 1,231 publications in 2 languages and 13,000 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Comedy films  Documentary television programs  Psychological fiction  Fantasy films  Romance fiction  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Film adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Speaker, Commentator, Costume designer
Classifications: PS3511.I9, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alexander Scourby
 
Most widely held works by Alexander Scourby
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Recording )

34 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gatsby embodies the naive American notion that it is possible to invent oneself and persuade the world to accept that definition. Gatsby's youthful neighbor, Nick Carraway, fascinated by both the display of enormous wealth and the essential integrity that he perceives in Gatsby's vision, becomes his confidante and accomplice in his plan to recapture the heart of Daisy Buchanan"--Container
The big heat by Fritz Lang( Visual )

18 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An honest police sergeant risks his life and his job when his investigations lead to the exposure of the crime syndicate that controls the city administration
The shaggy dog by Gareth Davies( Visual )

2 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred MacMurray heads an all-star cast that includes Jean Hagen, Tim Considine, Kevin Corcoran, and Annette Funicello in THE SHAGGY DOG. After years of on-the-job clashes with cranky canines, mail carrier Wilson Daniels (MacMurray) sees man's best friend as his worst enemy. This makes for one hairy situation when a magical ring accidentally transforms his teenage son Wilby (Kirk) into a lumbering sheepdog! Can Wilby break the spell and foil a team of international spies, or will both he and his dad wind up in the doghouse? Packed with sidesplitting antics, slapstick chases, and hilarious sight gags, this madcap adventure will tickle the funny bone of every two- (and four- ) footed member of your family!
Among the Wild Chimpanzees by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at two landmark decades of Jane Goodall's work, including her dramatic discovery of chimpanzees making and using tools
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
81 famous poems by Alexander Scourby( Recording )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 81 of the world's best loved and known poems. The readings are presented in the order they appear in "The Norton Anthology of Poetry, Third Edition". Thirty-nine major poets are included from Shakespeare, Blake, and Wordsworth to Keats, the Brownings, Whitman, Dickinson and Yeats
30 years of National Geographic specials by National Geographic Society( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of highlights and clips from past programs of the National Geographic televised documentaries, marking the 30-year anniversary of the Society's documentary production. From the very first National Geographic special in 1963, which followed a team of Americans as they ascended Mt. Everest, content ranges from wilderness to cultural exploration. Through these programs, National Geographic offered a broad variety of sights and perspectives which were previously unknown to the average viewing public. Still bearing historical value, examples include segments from the films that helped promote and popularize such issues as species and habitat protection and the works of Dr. Louis Leakey, Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall
Merton : a film biography of Thomas Merton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and beliefs of Thomas Merton, Trappist monk and author, through interviews with scholars and the religious and lay people who knew him and through excerpts from filmed presentations by Merton
The Great whales by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists and conservationists study and document the anatomy, communication and migratory patterns of a variety of whale species
New Testament : Revised Standard by Alexander Scourby( Recording )

49 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Scourby gives a dramatic and moving narration of the New Testament of the Holy Bible
Holy bible : King James version( Recording )

30 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Genesis to Malachi, all 39 of the books of this King James Version come to life through Alexander Scourby narration and James Earl Jones, vocal talents applied to the timeless words of the King James Version, celebrates the text of the New Testament
Miniature miracle, the computer chip by Vestron Video (Firm)( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power-packed computer chip, coupled with human ingenuity, is the key to the amazing inventions examined in this video
Oceans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six National Geographic programs focusing on under-the-sea species and their behavior
The silver chalice by Victor Saville( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He is struggling with his feeling and is torn between his adoring wife and a wily temptress. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Meanwhile, a nefarious interloper is trying to convince the crowds that he is the new Messiah by using nothing more than cheap parlor tricks
Life in the thirties by Educational Video( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2003 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary portraying life in America during the 1930's. Includes scenes showing social and economic trends, and the events and personalities that attracted the attention of the average person
The superliners, twilight of an era( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the past, when great ocean liners such as the Queen Mary and the Normandie ruled the Atlantic, setting standards of taste, luxury and efficiency in travel
Sharks by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents research underway on the variety of species of sharks, their feeding habits, sensory abilities, and behavioral oddities, and tells how the fish is wrongfully maligned. University of Maryland professor and shark enthusiast Eugenie Clark takes the viewer along on her underwater explorations and to Japan to witness cultural ceremonies that attend the shark fishing season
Complete audio Holy bible : King James version( Recording )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vocal talents of two of the world's most gifted artists combine in service to the most popular Book of all time, resulting in the Complete Audio Holy Bible
The Jesus film by Brian Deacon( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Gospel of Luke, the film starts with the Birth of Christ and follows His journey through pivotal events such as known miracles (healing, sharing of the fish), 40 days in the desert, conflict with government/religious leaders, and the betrayal by Judas. Inevitably, the story leads to the Crucifixion, its impact on His disciples, and His miraculous rise thereafter
The great Gatsby : and other stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Recording )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald's great work and short stories
 
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30 years of National Geographic specials
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81 famous poems30 years of National Geographic specialsNew Testament : Revised StandardHoly bible : King James versionThe silver chaliceComplete audio Holy bible : King James version
Alternative Names
Alexander Scourby acteur américain

Alexander Scourby actor estadounidense

Alexander Scourby Amerikaans acteur (1913-1985)

Alexander Scourby amerikansk skådespelare

Alexander Scourby amerikansk skodespelar

Alexander Scourby amerikansk skuespiller

Alexander Scourby US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Scourby Alex 1913-1985

Skourby, Alec 1913-1985

Александр Скурби

אלכסנדר סקורבי שחקן אמריקאי

القزندر اسکوربی

الگزندر اسکوربی بازیگر آمریکایی

Languages
English (238)

Italian (1)