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Banks, Leslie 1890-1952

Overview
Works: 170 works in 774 publications in 5 languages and 8,762 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Spy films  War films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Leslie Banks
 
Most widely held works by Leslie Banks
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

184 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an Englishman touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London when a murdered British agent whispers a secret to him before dying
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battell fought at Agincourt in France by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,855 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 )

53 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 1,006 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 )

46 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evil Russian game hunter, Count Zoroff traps unsuspecting shipwreck survivors on his remote island. Bored with hunting animals, the count decides his new sport is hunting humans. Upon meeting shipwreck survivors Robert Rainsford and Eve Trowbridge, he decides they shall be his next prey. The survivors are sent off on the mysterious island and must now find a way to outsmart Zoroff to survive through the night
The small back room( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 329 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
The Thames : a history from the air by Leslie Banks( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

34 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 138 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
Paul Robeson pioneer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 129 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
Sanders of the river by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

26 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 125 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
Classic British thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The upturned glass: Married Dr. Michael Joyce falls in love with the mother of a young patient, whose husband is working abroad. They have agreed to end the affair when he is stunned to hear of her death in a mysterious fall
The Chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battell fought at Agincourt in France by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 69 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 )

12 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 66 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
Cottage to let( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 54 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
The most dangerous game And then there were none( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 54 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
The Vivien Leigh anniversary collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark journey: Set during World War I. Stockholm is infested with spies and counterspies. Among them is Madeleine, the owner of a famous dress shop. Her dedication to the French cause is tested when she is attracted to von Marwitz, a lady's man and head of the German Secret Service in Stockholm. Suspicion wars with love, leading up to conflicting loyalties and an action-packed climax
St. Martin's lane Wings of the morning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 45 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
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's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who knew too much: This classic Hitchcock thriller brings together vacationing English couple Bob and Jill Lawrence and their new friend, Louis Bernard. Unfortunately, Bernard is murdered, but not before whispering something important in Bob's ear
Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 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
 
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The small back room
Alternative Names
Banks, Leslie James 1890-1952

Leslie Banks acteur britannique

Leslie Banks attore cinematografico britannico

Leslie Banks britischer Schauspieler

Leslie Banks britisk skodespelar

Leslie Banks britisk skuespiller

Leslie Banks brittisk skdespelare

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