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McKellen, Ian

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Most widely held works by Ian McKellen
The hobbit an unexpected journey by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

313 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 11,014 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.'
X-Men, days of future past by Bryan Singer( Visual )

230 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 10,715 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 Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown( Visual )

62 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 3,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When respected American religious symbology expert Dr. Robert Langdon(Hanks) is summoned to the Louvre by the French version of the FBI, led by Captain Bezu Fache(Reno), he soon discovered that he is the #1 suspect for the murder of a historian Langdon had been scheduled to meet with. Assisted by a French cryptographer and government agent named Sophie(Tautou), Langdon is challenged to decipher a chain of cryptic codes and puzzles, all the while trying to stay ahead of Fache's lawmen in a chase through the Louvre, and out into the Parisian cityscape, and finally across the channel to England. Can Langdon and Sophie decipher the nature of a secret dating back to Leonardo Da Vinci and earlier before those responsible for the historian's murder add them to their hit list..?
The golden compass by Chris Weitz( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,921 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
Stardust by Nicolas Provost( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,104 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 )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,027 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 th 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trio of witches prophesize Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,606 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
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th century England, this story follows young David Copperfield's difficult journey from boy to man
Gods and Monsters by Bill Condon( Visual )

69 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Harold Young( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,027 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 passinately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
The Odyssey by Homer( Recording )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's best-loved poem, recounting Odysseus' wanderings after the Trojan War. With wit and wile, Odysseus meets the challenges of gods and monsters
Othello by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Price presents the special stage-to-screen studio production of the Royal Shakespeare Company's presentation of Othello by William Shakespeare, directed by Trevor Nunn
Looking for Lowry( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 125 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in German and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale
Ian McKellen acting Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Acting Shakespeare : [theatre programme] by Ian McKellen( Book )

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

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Ian McKellen acteur britannique

Ian McKellen actor británico

Ian McKellen aktor brytyjski

Ian McKellen ator britânico

Ian McKellen attore britannico

Ian McKellen britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Ian McKellen British actor

Ian McKellen britisk skodespelar

Ian McKellen britisk skuespiller

Ian McKellen Brits acteur

Ian McKellen brittisk skådespelare

Ians Makellens

Ijan Makelen

Ioannes McKellen

Mac Kellen Ian 1939-....

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McKellan, Ian

McKellan, Ian 1939-

McKellen, Ian Murphy 1939-

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Yan MakKellen

Ίαν ΜακΚέλεν

Ен Маккелен Брытанскі кінаактор

Иън Маккелън

Иэн Маккеллен

Ијан Макелен

Єн Маккеллен

Іэн Маккелен

Ієн Маккеллен британський актор кіно і телебачення

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Flushed awayA performance of MacbethDavid CopperfieldGods and MonstersCold Comfort FarmThe OdysseyCovering McKellen : an understudy's tale