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Quayle, Anthony 1913-1989

Works: 723 works in 2,441 publications in 7 languages and 34,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Poetry  Television adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Filmed plays  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Director, Commentator, Other, Author of introduction, Host, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anthony Quayle
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

60 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the 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

Hamlet is Shakespeare's 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 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British-American epic adventure war film inspired by the Battle of Leros during the Dodecanese Campaign of World War II in which a commando team of Allied military specialists are recruited for a dangerous but imperative mission to infiltrate a Nazi-occupied fortress and disable two long-range field guns so that 2,000 trapped British soldiers may be rescued. Faced with an unforgiving sea voyage, hazardous terrain, and the possibility of a traitor in their midst, the team must overcome the impossible without losing their own lives
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

89 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,509 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 1,388 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 )

71 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,266 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
Anne of the thousand days ; Mary, Queen of Scots by Charles Jarrott( Visual )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and held by 1,212 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
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

57 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 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 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Shakespeare's drama about the assassination of Caesar and its aftermath
The eagle has landed by John Sturges( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen German paratroopers are dropped on the coast of England with orders to bring Churchill back to Hitler
Masada by Boris Sagal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 676 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 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken into seven vignettes that humorously answer questions raised in Dr. Rueben's book about sex
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( Visual )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 584 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 )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 542 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 515 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 463 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 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He goes by the name of Jason Bourne, but he doesn't know who he really is, nor why he is so good at killing with cold-blooded efficiency, but he does know that some people will do anything to gun him down before he uncovers the mystery of his identity
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 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff is put in his place by the very wives he proposes to have fun with
The story of David( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David is the second and ideal king of Israel. Follows the story from the time he was a young shepherd to his death as king. Along the journey of his life are his accomplishments, his struggles, and his sins. In his life he repented and in his humility he brought himself peace with his sins and his conscience
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The guns of Navarone
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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The guns of NavaroneWilliam Shakespeare's MacbethJulius CaesarEverything you always wanted to know about sex, but were afraid to askAntony and CleopatraOedipus at ColonusHenry the FourthThe merry wives of Windsor