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Banks, Leslie 1890-1952

Overview
Works: 150 works in 686 publications in 7 languages and 8,305 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  War films  Spy films  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Leslie Banks
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
182 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ordinary British couple vacationing in Switzerland suddenly find themselves embroiled in a case of international intrigue when their daughter is kidnapped by spies plotting a political assassination. This fleet and gripping early thriller from the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, was the first film the director made after signing to the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A ship wrecks just off of a remote island and it's three passengers make it to shore and discover the island is owned by a reclusive big game hunter. Offered the opportunity to stay at the owner's home and refresh themselves, the castaways take the man up on his gracious offer. Unfortunately, it wasn't mentioned in the offer that the hunter has now taken up to hunting people on his island and that the three "guests" are to be his next quarry"--Title detail screen
The small back room by Michael Powell ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War II government munitions expert, in constant pain from a crippling bomb injury, is frustrated by his infirmity and mindless government bureaucracy that prevents him from recovering and disposing of deadly enemy booby traps that are killing children
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 39 steps: Character Richard Hanney stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
Sanders of the river by Zoltan Korda ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in West Africa
Paul Robeson pioneer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village
Classic British thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red ensign: David Barr conceives a radical new ship design to revolutionize the industry. He is ruthless in his determination to build 20 of the ships-- and an equally ruthless rival will stop at nothing to foil him
The Chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battell fought at Agincourt in France by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play is presented as a performance at the Globe Theater in 1600. The scene becomes progressively more realistic for the Battle of Agincourt, but once again reverts to the Globe for the conclusion
Fire over England ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The situation for England is perilous. Still reeling from its own Protestant-Catholic strife, England is a second-rate power under constant threat from Spain's mighty Armada. With unflinching resolve and magisterial bravery, Queen Elizabeth survives assassins and traitors to instill in her people the pride and courage necessary to defeat Spain and define the greatness of England"--Container
The most dangerous game And then there were none ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
And then there were none: The scene of the crime, in this Agatha Christie masterpiece, is a deserted island, in a creepy mansion. The ten guests are invited for the weekend and the host revels that all of the guests are murders. One by one the guests are murdered and as the movie progresses you will find yourself trying to figure out the diabolical plot
St. Martin's lane Wings of the morning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wings of the morning: A beautiful young Romany girl becomes enamored with a Canadian horse trainer and joins forces with him to enter the Epsom Downs Derby with a Gypsy horse named Wings. The first British feature shot in Technicolor
Cottage to let ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wartime cottage on a Scottish estate becomes a focus of attention when not only the new tenant but a London evacuee and a downed fighter pilot all move in. The interest may not be unconnected with the fact that the landowner is also a key British military scientist. For a start, the butler is obviously a Scotland Yard flatfoot. Several of the people staying at the cottage are actually spies who plan to kidnap the scientist
Alfred Hitchcock, Thirty nine steps & the man who knew too much ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five classic movies filmed in the 1930s, part of a famous British thriller series directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock collection ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young and innocent, released in the United States as The girl was young, tells the story of a man falsely accused of murder who enlists the help of the police constable's young daughter to clear his name. In The man who knew too much, which Hitchcock was to remake in 1956, a couple's child is kidnapped by a band of international spies to prevent the mother from revealing what she was told about an assassination plot
Alfred Hitchcock collector's edition Thirty nine steps & the man who knew too much ; The lady vanishes & Sabotage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four classic movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Hitchcock favorites ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ring throws three lovers into the hazardous world of boxing and walks the fine line between love and danger. A young woman is married to a fighter but when she loses interest she flees into the arms of his rival. It takes a near lethal punch to put things into perspective
 
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Banks, Leslie James, 1890-1952
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