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Hamer, Robert 1911-1963

Overview
Works: 64 works in 248 publications in 5 languages and 2,550 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Editor, Performer, Writer of accompanying material, Actor, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Hamer
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,197 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
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
Kind hearts and coronets : with Alec Guinness : directed by Robert Hamer by Robert Hamer ( Book )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession
Dead of night ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
School for scoundrels ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. S. Potter is headmaster of a school which gives instruction on "How to win without actually cheating." The school teaches the ways to seduce a women, gain points in a conversation, or beating someone who plays a better game. One of Mr. Potter's pupils is a desperate Henry Palfrey whose every attempt to win the heart of April Smith has been thwarted by the cad Raymond Delauney. Needless to say Mr. Potter's instructions allow Henry to vanquish his nemesis and win April's affections, though not quite as Mr. Potter had intended
Dead of night The queen of spades ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
The scapegoat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When John Barratt meets Count Jacques De Gué while vacationing in the South of France, the lonely university professor can't believe his eyes, the Count is his exact double! But when Barratt awakens after a night of heavy drinking, he finds De Gué has vanished, leaving the professor in his place. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
To Paris with love by Robert Hamer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris sizzles when father and son decide to play matchmaker for one another
School for scoundrels or, How to win without actually cheating ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of life's losers decides to change his fortunes by enrolling in a school that teaches self-improvement strategies
Alec Guinness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following his mother's death, Edwardian gentleman Louis Mazzini plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family. To gain this inheritance, Louis must first murder a line of eccentric heirs to the title
It always rains on Sunday ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British housewife's life is turned upside down by the reappearance of an old flame, now on the lam from the police
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afin de reconquérir son titre de noblesse, Louis d'Ascoyne Mazzini, renié par sa famille, décide de se venger de ceux qui l'ont écarté. Mourront tour à tour sept personnes. Tout irait pour le mieux s'il n'était pas arreté pour un meurtre qu'il n'a pas commis
San Demetrio, London ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on an actual World War II event, the officers and men of the British oil tanker San Demetrio set sail for Texas to load their cargo and return home with the precious oil needed for the war effort. When the San Demetrio encounters a German battleship, a deadly struggle to bring the burning vessel home ensues
The long memory ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man seeks revenge but will he destroy himself in the process? After a long jail term for a crime he did not commit, a man is torn between revenge (which will probably destroy him) or making a new life for himself
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer ( Book )
6 editions published in 1962 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noblesse oblige Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2002 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pink string and sealing wax ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1890's Brighton the young son of a puritanical chemist longs to escape the repressive environment of his family life
The Alec Guinness collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way, obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives
Detective ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness stars as Father Brown, an eccentric priest who spends his spare time working as an amateur private-eye to capture and reform criminals
 
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