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Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964

Works: 300 works in 1,096 publications in 7 languages and 20,938 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Bible films  Religious films  Drama  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Epic films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Singer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cedric Hardwicke
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 2,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this epic tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's household, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

41 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock's thriller about a woman who gradually realizes she is married to a murderer
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a lively discussion with Lord Kelvin, inventor Phileas Fogg states his belief that it's possible for someone to travel around the globe in a mere 80 days. Kelvin challenges him to prove it, and adds a wager: if Fogg can't circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he'll have to give up inventing forever. Fogg and his crew of two take the challenge. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback, or any other means at their disposal. However, Fogg and his companions are accused of involvement in a bank robbery and have to clear their names as well
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

38 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thrill-seeking friends strangle a classmate and then hold a party for their victim's family and friends, serving refreshments on a buffet table fashioned from a trunk containing the lifeless body. When dinner conversation revolves around talk of "the perfect murder," their former teacher becomes increasingly suspicious that his proteges have turned his intellectual theories into brutal reality
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

9 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Martian spacecraft lands near the small southern California city of Linda Rosa. Disaster ensues
The desert fox : the story of Rommel by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

26 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 655 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
Les misérables( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and German and held by 416 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 Valert
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

46 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 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
Poetry of Wordsworth by William Wordsworth( Recording )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 293 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
Helen of Troy by John Twist( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad's story of the Trojan War told from the Trojans viewpoint. This epic film from 1956 was directed by Robert Wise. "Arrows rain death. Soldiers clamber up stone walls. Swords clang, fires rage. Yet the waves of combatants storming Troy are repelled. To defeat the undefeatable ultimately requires brains more than brawn. So, feigning retreat, the Greeks offer a gift: a mammoth wooden horse secretly housing their fighting men."--Container
Poetry of the XVII century( Recording )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 207 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
A Victorian in orbit; the irreverent memoirs of Sir Cedric Hardwicke as told to James Brough by Cedric Hardwicke( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reminiscences of the English actor who plays everything from Shakespeare and Shaw to a Japanese on Broadway or scoundrel in the movies. He has known countless playwrights from Pinero to Tennessee Williams. Parts of this book concerns his work with George Bernard Shaw
Let's pretend; recollections and reflections of a lucky actor by Cedric Hardwicke( Book )

4 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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 Sir

Hardwicke, Cedrick, Sir 1893-1964

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Седрик Хардвик

Седрік Хардвік

سدریک هاردویک تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی


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