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Guinness, Alec 1914-2000

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Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

167 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 7,270 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
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

156 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 5,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, 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 Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

114 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 4,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When British P.O.W.s build a vital railway bridge in enemy-occupied Burma, Allied commandos are assigned to destroy it
Doctor Zhivago by Alec Guinness( Visual )

76 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,845 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 )

63 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,452 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 )

56 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,906 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 Roman Polanski( Visual )

110 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan boy discovers good and evil forces on the streets of London and unwittingly seals his fate when he pick-pockets his own grandfather
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

75 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,477 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
Star Wars trilogy by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the distant past, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial Army
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,178 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
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

90 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )

61 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,007 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
Brother sun, sister moon by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

35 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling, insightful look at the early years of Francis of Assisi, who abandoned a life of wealth and comfort to seek a spiritual union with the world
The horse's mouth by Ronald Neame( Visual )

31 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 852 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 )

44 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 850 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
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miserly Scrooge faces his past demons on Christmas Eve and vows to change his ways
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

52 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 792 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
The fall of the Roman Empire by Anthony Mann( Visual )

58 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the ascension of Roman Emperor Commodus, in which Commodus assassinates his father (Emperor Marcus Aurelius) when he learns that Aurelius had planned to name Aurelius' adopted son Livius (a fictional character) as Aurelius' successor
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 647 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
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men
 
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Alec Guinness acteur britannique

Alec Guinness aktor brytyjski

Alec Guinness anglický herec

Alec Guinness attore britannico

Alec Guinness britisk skodespelar

Alec Guinness britisk skuespiller

Alec Guinness Brits acteur

Alec Guinness englischer Schauspieler

Alec Guinness Ingles nga aktor

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

SIR ALEC GUINNESS

Άλεκ Γκίνες

Алек Гинес

Алек Гинис

Алек Гиннесс

Алек Гіннесс

Алек Гінэс

Ալեք Գինես

אלק גינס

اليك جينيس

أليك غينيس

أليك غينيس ممثل إنجليزي

الک گینس

அலெக் கின்னஸ்

അലെക് ഗിന്നെസ്സ്

อเล็ก กินเนสส์

ალეკ გინესი

앨릭 기니스

アレック・ギネス

亚历克·吉尼斯

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The Bridge on the River KwaiDoctor ZhivagoA passage to IndiaOliver TwistKind hearts and coronetsThe ladykillersBrother sun, sister moonThe horse's mouth