WorldCat Identities

Banks, Leslie 1890-1952

Overview
Works: 127 works in 810 publications in 7 languages and 8,814 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  History  War films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Leslie Banks
 
Most widely held works by Leslie Banks
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

235 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,940 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

78 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,856 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 Daphne Du Maurier( Visual )

82 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,036 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 the villain in this moody atmosphere
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

74 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A madman on his island fortress, tired of pursuing game, becomes obsessed with the idea of hunting the most dangerous game of all-- man
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

28 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 452 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 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 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy virtue: A woman goes through a divorce and attempts to overcome the tarnished reputation that accompanies it
The Thames : a history from the air by Leslie Banks( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

35 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 145 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
Sanders of the river by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

33 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 131 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 130 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
Classic British thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 118 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
Fire over England by Xun Mei( Visual )

13 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 Chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battell fought at Agincourt in France( Visual )

8 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
Alfred Hitchcock collector's edition Thirty nine steps & the man who knew too much ; The lady vanishes & Sabotage( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four classic movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Cottage to let by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 57 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 57 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 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fire over England: Elizabeth I and her navy overcome the Spanish Armada with the support of an Englishman whose father was killed by the Inquisition
Alfred Hitchcock's To catch a thief by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 52 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
St. Martin's lane Wings of the morning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Martin's lane: A street musician takes a feisty girl of the streets under his wing and endeavors to transform her into a musical entertainer
 
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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 Brits acteur (1890-1952)

Leslie Banks brittisk skådespelare

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