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Guinness, Alec 1914-2000

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Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

243 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 5,559 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 Bridge on the River Kwai by David Lean( Visual )

140 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,362 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
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

90 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the Russian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a doctor/poet. Doctor Zhivago sees his life torn apart by the Revolution and the alterations also affect the lives of many around him, including the gentle woman he marries and the fascinating other woman he cannot forget
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

72 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,447 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
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

84 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,482 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
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré( Visual )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,348 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 )

96 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,125 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 )

74 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 996 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 )

40 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the early years of St. Francis of Assisi
The horse's mouth by Ronald Neame( Visual )

35 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 878 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
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( Visual )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and German and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas Carol, by Dickens is transformed into a singing and dancing spectacular
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

49 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 840 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 )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 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 émigré 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
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

58 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 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 )

71 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcus Aurelius Antonius, the philosopher-emperor of Rome, summons his empire's governors and princes to his German war headquarters for a Pax Romanus. He confides to his daughter, Lucilla, that his adopted son, Livius, will succeed him instead of his more unstable heir, Commodus. Overhearing this, Cleander, a blind prophet loyal to Commodus, presents Marcus with a poisoned apple. After the funeral, Livius, who does not share Lucilla's ambition for himself or Rome, allows Commodus to proclaim himself emperor. While pestilence ravages Rome, Commodus continues his vain, licentious behavior. He ultimately neglects to deal with all symptoms of unrest and banishing anyone reminding him of his responsibilities
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 628 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
Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke Skywalker seeks out the mysterious Jedi master Yoda while Han Solo and Princess Leia outrun the Imperial fleet en route to Cloud City
A positively final appearance : a journal, 1996-98 by Alec Guinness( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den engelske skuespiller Alec Guinness (1914-2000) skildrer 2 år af sit liv
My name escapes me : the diary of a retiring actor by Alec Guinness( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dagbogsoptegnelser fra januar 1995 til juni 1996
Blessings in disguise by Alec Guinness( Book )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoires van de Engelse (film)acteur (geb. 1914)
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Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.19 for The Bridge ... to 0.92 for Alec Guinn ...)

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Alec Guinness acteur britannique

Alec Guinness actor

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 brittiläinen näyttelijä

Alec Guinness brytyjski aktor

Alec Guinness englischer Schauspieler

Alec Guinness English actor

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


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



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