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Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey) 1863-1948

Works: 172 works in 453 publications in 3 languages and 12,977 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Romantic comedy films  Christmas films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by C. Aubrey Smith
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masterful psychological thriller about a young woman who marries a rich and handsome man after a whirlwind romance but finds that his household is obsessed with the memory of his dead first wife, Rebecca. She finds the hostile behaviour of the housekeeper particularly upsetting - until she makes a discovery that shows Rebecca in a different light. Based on a novel by Daphne du Maurier, the film won Best Picture Oscar
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explosives manufacturer suspects a young man is out to kill him. He calls in Nick and Nora (with new baby) to sort things out
Trouble in paradise by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When thief Gaston Monescu meets his true love in pickpocket Lily, they embark on a scam to rob lovely perfume company executive Mariette Colet. But when Gaston becomes romantically entangled with Mme. Colet, their larcenous ruse is jeopardized and Gaston is forced to choose between two beautiful women"--Container
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

31 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and German and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
Wee Willie Winkie by John Ford( Visual )

18 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American girl arrives in India to live with her Colonel grandfather and teaches the adults that there are other ways than war to solve problems
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save the crown, an English gentleman masequerades as his cousin, the King
The scarlet empress by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "L'impératrice de Russie Elizabeth fait venir dans son pays la princesse allemande Sophia Frederica promise à une destinée exceptionnelle. Elle doit en effet épouser le grand-duc Pierre, l'héritier du trône. Tout au long du voyage, la jeune femme rêve à son bonheur futur et à St-Pétersbourg. Présentée à l'impératrice Elizabeth, elle change son nom de baptême en Catherine. En découvrant que le Grand-duc Pierre n'est pas à la hauteur de ses espoirs. Catherine collectionne les amants et tombe amoureuse du comte Alexei, qu'elle quitte lorsqu'elle apprend qu'il a également séduit l'impératrice Elizabeth."
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( Visual )

19 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While three elderly businessmen are having a Christmas Eve dinner, they are visited by two kind-hearted strangers who return their wallets. The elderly gentlemen meet with a tragic mishap in a blizzard, returning to Earth as benevolent ghosts who act as the young couple's guardian angels to ensure that the couple's love will last forever
Love me tonight by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

8 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian tailor begins a whirlwind romance with a princess after pretending to be a member of the nobility himself
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Jennifer Bassett( Visual )

37 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of Ceddie's English father, he and his mother live together in Brooklyn. Ceddie's grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt, had disowned Ceddie's father when he married an American. But when the Earl's remaining son dies, he accepts Ceddie as Lord Fauntleroy, his heir, and sends for Ceddie and his mother. Ceddie uses the first of his newly found wealth to do some favors for his old friends, then heads to England, where he must try to overcome the Earl's dislike for his mother
And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic mystery in which ten people, unknown to one another, are invited to an isolated island where they are killed one by one
Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

9 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt, 48 B.C. Cleopatra is facing palace revolt in her kingdom. She decides to embrace the arrival of Julius Caesar as a way of solidifying her power under Roman rule. When Caesar is led astray by Cleopatra and is killed, she transfers her affections to Marc Antony. She does all that she can to dazzle Marc on a barge fit for a king. But her trick may not work this time around. A web of royal deception and betrayal
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though their families are feuding, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly marry. Romeo gets in a fight and kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. When her parents insist that she marry Paris, Juliet and the friar devise a plan that she hopes will make things right
Waterloo Bridge by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of World War II, Roy, a British officer, revisits Waterloo Bridge where he and Myra met and fell in love during an air raid at the beginning of World War I. Heartbroken after Roy was reportedly killed in action, Myra turned to prostitution to make her way. The report, however, was false, and when Roy returns from a POW camp, Myra's shattered spirit may no longer hold any room for happiness
Madame Curie by Ju li( Visual )

2 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Marie Sklodowska of Poland dreamed of being something more than being just a wife and mother. She defied convention to study physics and mathematics at the Sorbonne and with Pierre Curie, the professor who became her husband, goes on to make one of the greatest breakthroughs in 20th-century science
China seas by Tay Garnett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged Captain Alan Gaskell sails the perilous waters between Hong Kong and Singapore with a secret cargo: a fortune in British gold. That's not the only risky cargo he carries. Both his fiery mistress and his refined fiancée are aboard
The Cecil B. DeMille collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in The sign of the cross; trek through a perilous jungle with Four frightened people; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of Cleopatra; journey back in time with the glorious story of The crusades; and see how the West was really won in the explosive Union Pacific."--Container
The complete Thin Man collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six "Thin man" films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as a married couple who dabble in mysteries
The Crusades by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and German and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Saracens retake the holy city of Jerusalem, King Richard the Lionheart vows to reclaim the city for Christianity. In order to get crucial supplies, he resigns himself to marrying Berengaria of Navarre -- but this marriage of convenience turns to one of passion when the beautiful and determined young woman joins him in the treacherous battle to save the holy city
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Alternative Names
Aubrey Smith

C. Aubrey Smith aktor brytyjski

C. Aubrey Smith attore britannico

C. Aubrey Smith britischer Schauspieler und Begründer des Hollywood Cricket Club

C. Aubrey Smith Brits acteur (1863-1948)


Charles Aubrey Smith acteur britannique

Smith, Aubrey 1863-1948

Smith, Aubrey 1863-1948 Sir

Smith, Aubrey, Sir, 1863-1948

Smith C. Aubrey 1863-1948

Smith, C. Aubrey 1863-1948 Sir

Smith, C. Aubrey, Sir, 1863-1948

Smith, Charles Aubrey

Smith, Charles Aubrey 1863-1948

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The scarlet empressAnd then there were noneWaterloo BridgeThe complete Thin Man collectionThe CrusadesFour years on the western front : being the experiences of a ranker in the London Rifle Brigade, 4th, 3rd and 56th Divisions