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Tanner, Peter 1914-2002

Overview
Works: 23 works in 54 publications in 3 languages and 3,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  War films  Sources  Crime films  Coming-of-age films  Documentary films  Historical films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Tanner
Memory of the camps( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents archival motion picture footage taken by British and American photographers documenting the conditions Allied troops found when they liberated Nazi concentration camps. Includes scenes of the gas chambers, medical experimentation labs, crematoria, and starving survivors and the dead in Bergen-Belsen, Dachau, Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and other camps
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 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.DVD
Jean Genet's The maids by Jean Genet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twisted suspenseful romance set during the French Revolution. While men, women, and children fall under the merciless blade of the guillotine, one foppish gentleman, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, bravely rescues aristocrats from the jaws of death. In the midst of his rescue, he meets and falls passinately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
A month by the lake( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women pursue a handsome bachelor at a luxurious lakeside resort
The beast must die( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy sportsman Tom Newcliffe has bagged every sort of big game trophy ... all except one ... a werewolf! Newcliffe has summoned six guests to his isolated country estate for the weekend. Once they have arrived, he announces that one of them is a werewolf and that they are all part of a deadly game he has devised. The game will end when the moon is full and the cursed soul is hunted down and killed. Each guest has led a suspicious life, each leaving a trail of dead bodies, but which one is a ravenous beast?
The Maggie by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wily Scottish ship captain cons a rich American into letting his coal burning scow "The Maggie" carry a valuable load of furniture to a Scottish island. The American soon realises he's been conned but can he stop the captain from ripping him off?
The last days of Sodom and Gomorrah by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the Old Testament tale of Lot and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
Eminent domain by John Irvin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland in the late 1970s, before the end of the Cold War. As the sixth ranking member of the Polish Politburo, Jozef Burski lives a life of luxury, privilege and power, unlike many of his countrymen. Then one day everything is taken away for no reason. He and his family must find a way to escape the power the government has over them and their future. Inspired by experiences of the writer's family
Scott of the Antarctic by Charles Frend( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the adventures of Robert Scott as he attempted to explore the unknown region of the Antarctic
The Scarlet pimpernel by Harold Young( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"France, 1792. It is the height of the French Revolution. The country is gripped by revolutionary fever and the evil Head of Secret Police, Chauvelin, keeps the guillotines busy executing innocent peasants, aristocrats and priests. Only the mysterious stranger known as the Scarlet Pimpernel constantly foils Chauvelin's plans with his heroic missions to save innocent lives"--Container
Hamburger Hill by John Irvin( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in French and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten days, the American soldiers of Bravo Company fight in Vietnam to take over Hill 937, also known as Hamburger Hill
Without a clue by Tom Eberhardt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary detective Sherlock Holmes and the inimitable Dr. Watson (or is the other way around?) are at the center of this comic spoof that stars ACADEMY AWARD®-Winning actors Michael Caine (1999, Best Supporting Actor, The Cider House Rules; 1986 Best Supporting Actor, Hannah and Her Sisters) and Ben Kingsley (1982, Best Actor, Gandhi). Dr. John Watson (Kinglsey) has fooled the world. He's created a work of fiction in the figure of the crime-solving sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, when it is he himself who has set about solving crimes. With the public demanding to see the legendary Holmes in the flesh, and to keep the charade in play, Watson hires out-of-work actor Reginald Kincaid (Caine) to assume the role with very mixed, and very funny, results. The game's afoot with Watson and the Unlikely Holmes hot on the trail of Professor Moriarty (Paul Freeman, Raiders of the Lost Ark), the nefarious mastermind behind a plot that could topple the British Empire." -- From case
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Commander Ericson and his crew find they are fighting not only the Germans, but the age-old enemy, the sea, in this World War II action drama
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le disavventure del trovatello Oliver Twist, che viene circuito dall'avido Fagin e deve lottare contro la cattiveria del fratellastro Monks prima di riuscire ad abbandonare il sottobosco di ladri in cui era capitato. (Mereghetti)
The last days of Sodom and Gomorrah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the Old Testament story of Lot and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
The Best house in London( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel" --IMDb
The Maggie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American tycoon is tricked into shipping a valuable cargo on an old dilapidated boat, The Maggie. When he realizes his mistake, the crew of The Maggie scheme to keep the contract
Jean Genet's The maids( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve
The best house in London : [press kit]( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel -- www.imdb.com
 
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