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Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964

Works: 339 works in 1,217 publications in 8 languages and 21,200 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Epic films  Religious films  Historical films  Bible films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Director, Singer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cedric Hardwicke
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

39 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama based on the Biblical story of Moses, who is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket and saved by the Pharaoh's daughter. Raised in the Pharoah's household, he lives a privileged life in comparison to those who are really his people, the Hebrews, whom he eventually leads to freedom
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

54 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard III: Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

48 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

48 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

49 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends strangle a classmate and invite his family and mutual friends to dinner, with the body stuffed inside the trunk being used as a buffet table. However, one of the guests, the friends' former teacher, becomes suspicious when dinner conversation turns toward the "perfect murder."
The war of the worlds by Byron Haskin( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa. Disaster ensues
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

69 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered. He is given a choice: either face a horrible death by torture or commit suicide. Rommel opts for the latter. The official story given to the press is that Rommel died heroically of his war wounds
The invisible man : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
Nicholas Nickleby by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

45 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaptation of Dickens's classic novel is known for its fine production values and strong storyline, though the plot is necessarily compressed from the convoluted original. Derek Bond stars in the title role
Les misérables by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

11 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Javert
King Solomon's Mines( Visual )

40 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads a party in search of both a missing English aristocrat and King Solomon's Mines
H.G. Wells' things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

8 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and German and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Helen of Troy by John Twist( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greeks defeat Troy by offering a mammoth wooden horse that secretly houses their fighting men
Poetry of Wordsworth by William Wordsworth( Recording )

18 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor waltz: an American salesman melts the heart of a Viennese countess amidst Strauss waltzes and lush scenery
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete fifth season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring thirty-six episodes aired in 1963-64
Poetry of the XVII century by Cedric Hardwicke( Recording )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from the poems of George Herbert, William Browne, Sir John Suckling, Richard Lovelace, William Cartwright, William Strode, Thomas Trahearne, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Abraham Cowley, and Andrew Marvell
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Cedric Hardwicke acteur britannique

Cedric Hardwicke attore britannico

Cedric Hardwicke britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler sowie Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Cedric Hardwicke Brits acteur (1893-1964)

Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedric, Sir 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedric Webotes.

Hardwicke, Cedric Webster 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedrick 1893-1964

Hardwicke, Cedrick 1893-1964 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedrick, Sir 1893-1964

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سدریک هاردویک تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی


Richard IIIThe Hunchback of Notre DameAround the world in 80 daysRopeThe war of the worldsLes misérablesPoetry of Wordsworth