WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Gordon 1923-1990

Overview
Works: 312 works in 539 publications in 1 language and 9,126 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Action and adventure films  Historical television programs  History  Television series  Historical films  Television mini-series  Naval history 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gordon Jackson
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Ronald Neame( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher in a 1920's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude. She engages in ongoing battles with the rigid heads of the school and faces the biggest trial of her life when her livelihood and career are threatened
Mutiny on the Bounty by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of 1935 film. An adventure drama about the conflicts between the allegedly brutal Captain Bligh and his first officer, Fletcher Christian, which led to the mutiny aboard H.M.S. Bounty in the South Pacific in 1789, and the escape of the mutineers to Pitcairn Island
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 434 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
Shaka Zulu by William C Faure( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century and its emerging European colonial expansion and migration to the mysterious continent of Africa. This critically acclaimed story follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability and an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire! Set against the spectacular panorama of the Zulu tribal homelands, this complex and compelling adventure depicts the clash of two cultures, two worlds
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the years between 1912 and 1914, King Edward VII is dead and war looms"--Container
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upstairs downstairs: The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household. Thomas & Sarah: After giving notice at 165 Eaton Place, the enterprising Thomas Watkins and Sarah Moffat make a go of it on their own
James Clavell's Noble house( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Dunross is named 'Tai-Pan' (Supreme leader) of the powerful British-East Asia trading company, Struan & Co. His rival is attempting a hostile takeover. Suddenly plunged into a criminal underworld of international espionage, deception and financial crises, Dunross turns up the heat by engaging in a dangerous romance with his nemesis's aide. Danger lurks around every corner and Dunross ultimately sees he has no choice but to fight for his company's honor and survival
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the fourth season of the television program Upstairs downstairs. The aristocratic Bellamy family and their servants deal with the changes caused by the First World War
The shooting party by Alan Bridges( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1913, a group of aristocratic men and women gather for a shooting party at an estate in the English countryside. They go through the elaborate rituals of an Edwardian country house party. Times are changing, though, and their values are about to change
Whisky galore! by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an English ship carrying 50,000 cases of whiskey wrecks off the coast of a tiny Scottish island that has ran out of "the water of life"', Captain Waggett vows to defend the vessel against any looting efforts
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher in a 1920's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Academy Award-winning director Tony Richardson's theatrical production at the Roundhouse Theatre in London, 'Hamlet' is a powerful adaptation of William Shakespeare's epic tragedy. Eschewing the big-budget production values of other film versions, it instead focuses on great performances from Nicol Williamson as Prince Hamlet, Academy Award-winner Anthony Hopkins as the villainous Claudius and rock-and-roll singer Marianne Faithfull as Ophelia
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents episodes from the first season of the long-running television series about the trials and fortunes of the aristocratic Bellamy family and the servants staffing their home, in Edwardian London
Upstairs downstairs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household
A Town like Alice by David Stevens( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Paget and Joe Harmon meet in Malaya where both are prisoners of war. Separated first by their captors and then by the distance of passing years, the two are finally reunited in the rugged outback of Australia
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estranged from her family, Elizabeth becomes increasingly involved with the poet Lawrence Kirbridge and eventually persuades her father to meet him. When the Bellamys discover he comes from a good family, they give their blessings to the union, but Elizabeth has misgivings which won't go away even after Lawrence persuades her to marry him
Upstairs, downstairs( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes from the second season of the British television series about life in the home of British aristocrats and their servants
Upstairs, downstairs : the complete fifth season by John Alderton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upstairs, the Bellamy family negotiated the scandals and successes of the English aristocracy. Downstairs, their loyal and lively servants showed far less reserve when confronting the challenges of their lives. Together, their stories made TV magic
 
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Alternative Names
Gordon Jackson acteur

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Gordon Jackson britisk skodespelar

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Jackson, Gordon Cameron 1923-1990

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English (121)

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