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Guinness, Alec 1914-2000

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Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

222 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 7,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
The Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

141 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

187 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at T.E. Lawrence, a British officer who unites the desert tribes of Arabia against the Turks during World War I
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

93 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

75 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, becomes appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young girl
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

67 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

117 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end
Star Wars trilogy( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen years after Anakin Skywalker is seduced by the dark side and transforms into the evil Darth Vader, his son Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle against the evil Empire. Follow as Luke and twin sister Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Yoda and the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO, lead the Rebellion to bring balance back to the force
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circus, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can only be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole, a task that requires a painstaking dig through the double-blind world of Cold War espionage and his own past."--Container
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,238 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 ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

89 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a slightly demented leader of an unlikely group of thieves. In a boarding house, the thieves convince their sweet little landlady that they're just a chamber orchestra, rehearsing--while she's away they plan a ruthless heist
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

77 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives. DVD
Brother sun, sister moon by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

45 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the early years of St. Francis of Assisi
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )

72 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
The horse's mouth by Ronald Neame( Visual )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gulley Jimson, an ill-behaved artist is in search for a perfect canvas. He is determined to let nothing come between himself and the realization of his exalted vision
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

48 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
John Le Carré's Smiley's people by John Le Carré( Visual )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bespectacled spymaster is once more called from retirement to come to the aid of the 'Circus'--and he returns with a vengeance. The murder of an emigre Soviet General who was also a British agent, sends him digging into the past on a twisted trail across Europe that moves, inexorably, towards a final showdown with his old adversary, Karla of Moscow Centre
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic Charles Dickens tale of the cold hearted miser who is reformed by the Ghosts of Christmas
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

59 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Alec Guinness is Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out, or gets dirty. But when mill owners and workers realize this miracle fiber will destroy their industry, Sidney becomes the most hunted man in the nation
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and sends Tony to South America
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Alec Guinness acteur britannique

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Aleks Giness angļu aktieris

Alexander Guinness

De Cuffe, Alec Guinness 1914-2000

Ginness, Alek 1914-2000

Guiness Alec 1914-2000

Guinness, Alec, 1914-

Guinness, Alec 1914-2000

Guinness, Alec Sir,1914-

Guinness, Alec, Sir, 1914-2000.

Guinness de Cuffe, Alec 1914-2000


Άλεκ Γκίνες

Алек Гинес

Алек Гинис

Алек Гиннесс

Алек Гінес

Алек Гіннесс

Алек Гінэс

Ալեք Գինես

אלק גינס

اليك جينيس

أليك غينيس

أليك غينيس ممثل إنجليزي

الک قینس

الک گینس

আলেক গিনেজ

அலெக் கின்னஸ்

അലെക് ഗിന്നെസ്സ്

อเล็ก กินเนสส์

ალეკ გინესი

앨릭 기니스



Lawrence of ArabiaDoctor ZhivagoA passage to IndiaOliver TwistLawrence of ArabiaThe ladykillersKind hearts and coronetsBrother sun, sister moon