WorldCat Identities

Quayle, Anthony 1913-1989

Overview
Works: 797 works in 2,000 publications in 4 languages and 33,127 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Juvenile works  Fiction  Audio adaptations  Biography  Poetry 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Narrator, Commentator, Host, Costume designer, Other, Director, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthony Quayle
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 2,262 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 guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,423 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 wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,323 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
36 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 WorldCat member 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 )
41 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatized events and legends of the history of Scotland in the eleventh century
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 960 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 first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 868 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
Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Henry IV
The eagle has landed by John Sturges ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixteen German paratroopers are dropped on the coast of England with orders to bring Churchill back to Hitler
Anne of the thousand days by Charles Jarrott ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Burton and Genevieve Bujold star as King Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn in this film that traces their ill-fated marriage from its spirited beginning to its tragic end
Everything you always wanted to know about sex, but were afraid to ask by Woody Allen ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Broken into seven well-executed vignettes, four of which star Woody Allen, the film is brimful of side-splitting humor. Each sketch is derived from one of Dr. Reuben's questions
Masada by Boris Sagal ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 620 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
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 603 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
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 598 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
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man born to rule the world is destroyed by his weaknesses and lusts
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and French and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of the ascension of Roman Emperor Commodus, in which Commodus assassinates his father (Emperor Marcus Aurelius) when he learns that Aurelius had planned to name Aurelius' adopted son Livius (a fictional character) as Aurelius' successor
Anne of the thousand days Mary, Queen of Scots ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England comes alive in this epic film
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member 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 IV, part II by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A panorama of Medieval English life where the passage of time brings the older generations closer to the grave, and the young closer to leadership. The play ends with the death of Henry IV, the banishment of Falstaff and the coronation of Prince Hal as Henry V
 
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Alternative Names
Quayle, John A. 1913-1989
Quayle, John Anthony.
Quayle, John Anthony, 1913-1989
Languages
English (495)
French (5)
German (2)
Danish (2)
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