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Finch, Jon 1941-2012

Overview
Works: 211 works in 907 publications in 10 languages and 10,790 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Historical drama  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Jon Finch
 
Most widely held works by Jon Finch
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

78 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

98 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In modern-day London, a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer has the police on alert; and in typical Hitchcock fashion, their trail is leading to an innocent man who must now elude the law and prove his innocence by finding the real murderer
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fift by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

42 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare( Visual )

58 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V)
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

34 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Richard II
Henry IV, Part II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

41 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Henry, now in failing health and still embroiled in war, sends his second son Prince John of Lancaster to the battle. Prince John tricks and defeats the enemy while his older son, the Prince of Wales, is summoned away from Falstaff and his tavern circle to the king's bedside where he assumes the throne upon the death of the king
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Peter and Paul by Robert Day( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the uncertainties surrounding early Christianity--the opposition from outside, and the frictions from inside. We see the conflicts about how the faith should be spread, the journeys, and the eventual fates of the two leaders
Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Necktie Murderer has the London police on red alert and an innocent man is on a desperate quest to find the real sex criminal and clear his name. Alternating heart-pounding tension with distinctive Hitchcock humor, Frenzy marked the Master of Suspense's return to his native England after almost 20 years
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against a background of Civil War, Prince Hal, the heir to the throne, appears to waste his youth irresponsibly among the low life of the London taverns, in the company of the self-indulgent, treacherous, irresponsible Sir John Falstaff. The boisterous comedy of the tavern scenes and the political tensions between the King and the rebels lead to the Battle of Shrewsbury, at which the Prince redeems himself
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poiret is called upon to discover who killed an heiress aboard a steamer cruising down the Nile
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's historic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent
Doktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn by Franz Seitz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a composer who sells his soul to Satan to ensure his own creativity, but finds he cannot keep to his bargain to refrain from all close human relationships and his closest friends die as a result
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Henry IV
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panorama of Medieval English life where the passage of time brings the older generations closer to the grave, and the young closer to leadership. The play ends with the death of Henry IV, the banishment of Falstaff and the coronation of Prince Hal as Henry V
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part II. A panorama of Medieval English life. The passage of time brings the older generations closer to the grave, and the young closer to leadership. The play ends with the death of Henry IV, banishment of Falstaff and the coronation of Prince Hal as Henry V
Breaking glass( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1980s London punk scene is captured in the gritty new wave musical with a poignant rags to riches story of a talented and rebellious young singer-songwriter. Kate is the lead singer of the rock group, Breaking Glass. Her socialist ideals are juxtaposed to her pragmatic rock manager, Danny, a streetwise hustler who discovers her and develops her into a star. As Kate struggles for artistic recognition, her talent and sanity are jeopardized by the music business's power structure
 
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Macbeth The tragedy of Macbeth
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FrenzyThe tragedy of MacbethAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionPeter and PaulAlfred Hitchcock's FrenzyDoktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn
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Finch, Jon

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Jon Finch acteur britannique

Jon Finch aktor angielski

Jon Finch attore inglese

Jon Finch britischer Schauspieler

Jon Finch britisk skodespelar

Jon Finch britisk skuespiller

Jon Finch Brits acteur

Jon Finch brittisk skådespelare

Jon Finch English actor

Джон Финч

جان فینچ بازیگر بریتانیایی

جون فينش ممثل إنجليزي

ジョン・フィンチ

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