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McKellen, Ian

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Most widely held works by Ian McKellen
X-Men by Bryan Singer( Visual )

137 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war is brewing between those with special powers ("mutants") and the rest of humanity -- and the only ones who can save the humans from certain destruction are a special group of mutants - the "X-Men." (Based on the comic series)
The hobbit by Martin Freeman( Visual )

116 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins continues on in his journey with the wizard Gandalf and thirteen dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim their lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor
The hobbit : the battle of the five armies by Peter Jackson( Visual )

63 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic conclusion to the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. The dragon Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women, and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo attempts to make him see reason
The golden compass by Zi Wei( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a parallel world where witches soar the skies and Ice Bears rule the frozen North, one special girl is destined to hold the fate of the universe in her hands. When Lyra Belacqua becomes the keeper of the Golden Compass, she discovers that her world and all those beyond are threatened by the secret plans of Mrs. Coulter. With the help of Lord Asriel and a group of unlikely allies ready to stand at her side, Lyra embarks on an extraordinary quest that celebrates friendship and courage against all odds
X-Men, days of future past by Bryan Singer( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The X-Men of the future are waging a losing battle against the Sentinels, superpowered robots created by humanity to exterminate mutantkind. Wolverine is sent backwards in time to 1973 to enlist the younger versions of Professor Xavier and Magneto to prevent the event leading to the Sentinels' creation, and thus change the future for the better
Stardust by Nicolas Provost( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
Flushed away by David Bowers( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a pampered pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes out of the sink, he decides he had hit the jackpot. Roddy schemes to rid himself of Sid by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, but it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in the Jammy Dodger, her faithful boat. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up. Trouble comes in the form of the villainous Toad - who royally despises all rodents. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats, Spike and Whitey, to get the job done. When they fail, the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin, Le Frog, the dreaded mercenary
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement
X2 : X-men united by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination attempt is made on the life of the president by a teleporting mutant. This act upsets the entire world and entices the president to begin the mutant-human war as predicted by Charles Xavier earlier. In an effort to get to the bottom of the attack and prevent world-wide war, Xavier sends out Storm and Dr. Jean Grey to search for the teleporting mutant and discover the truth behind the assassination attempt
The Scarlet pimpernel by Leslie Howard( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twisted suspenseful romance set during the French Revolution. While men, women, and children fall under the merciless blade of the guillotine, one foppish gentleman, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, bravely rescues aristocrats from the jaws of death. In the midst of his rescue, he meets and falls passionately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
Looking for Lowry( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Ian McKellen investigates the life and works of the Manchester born painter, L.S. Lowry, and calls for a re-evaluation of his work, which has never been fully accepted by the art establishment. Those who knew and appreciated him throw light on the character of this social recluse, who despite his solitary life, was affectionate and supportive to those who entered his limited sphere. Among his admirers are Noel Gallagher from Oasis, and the artist Paula Rego, a former pupil, who extol his originality
The hobbit : an unexpected journey by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first chapter in Peter Jackson's new epic trilogy set in Middle Earth 60 years before J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga. Follow Bilbo Baggins as he's swept into a quest to reclaim the Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor, long ago conquered by the dragon Smaug. Approached by the wizard Gandalf, Bilbo joins a company of thirteen dwarves led by the legendary warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way they face many dangers; Bilbo meets Gollum and takes possession of the 'One Ring.'
Gods and monsters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ian McKellen acting Shakespeare : [souvenir program] by Ian McKellen( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ian McKellen : acting Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone on stage, without props or costumes, distinguished and celebrated actor Ian McKellen performs some of Shakespeare's most striking monologues. From the tragic Macbeth to the charming Romeo and Juliet, McKellen demonstrates the incredible universality of Shakespeare's plays with wit and humor, offering a discourse on some of the greatest literary works of all time. He also reads selections from the sonnets. Includes supporting lecture material on the linguistic and cultural background of Shakespeare's work and on dramatic technique
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Ian McKellen acteur britannique

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Ian McKellen aktor brytyjski

Ian McKellen ator britânico

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Ian McKellen britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Ian McKellen British actor

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Ians Makellens

Ijan Makelen

Ioannes McKellen

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McKellan, Ian

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McKellen, Ian Murphy 1939-

McKellen, Ian Murray

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Yan MakKellen

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Ен Маккелен Брытанскі кінаактор

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Ієн Маккеллен британський актор кіно і телебачення

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