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Hardwicke, Cedric 1893-1964

Overview
Works: 283 works in 937 publications in 4 languages and 19,872 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Interviews  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Costume designer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cedric Hardwicke
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lavish Biblical epic that tells the life story of Moses from the time he was discovered in the bulrushes as an infant by the pharaoh's daughter. As an adult, he turns his back on his privileged life in Egypt to lead his true people, the Hebrews, to freedom outside Egypt
Richard III by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 2,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 )
30 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,327 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 William Dieterle ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Academy award winner Charles Laughton stars as Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame and Maureen O'Hara is Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy he adores
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Rope by Patrick Hamilton ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 902 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 H. G Wells ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and held by 811 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 )
17 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 638 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 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 548 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 )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 510 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
Les misérables by Victor Hugo ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and German and held by 418 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
King Solomon's mines ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expolorers in Africa persuade an exiled chief to help them find a lost diamond mine
Poetry of Wordsworth by William Wordsworth ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helen of Troy by Robert Wise ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Greeks defeat Troy by offering a mammoth wooden horse that secretly houses their fighting men
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic science fiction fantasy about the world after a devastating war. Science leads the world to recovery after decades of war but still must meet the threat of ignorance
Lured by Douglas Sirk ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 265 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 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: musical version of Mark Twain's humorous novel about a turn-of-the-century blacksmith who is knocked unconscious and awakens in sixth-century Camelot
The twilight zone ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
Poetry of the XVII century ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 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
Wing and a prayer the story of Carrier X ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film about newly-trained pilots in World War II, their by-the-book leader, and the plans of the U.S. Naval leaders to lull the Japanese into a false sense of superiority
 
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Alternative Names
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
Languages
English (357)
French (3)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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