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Finch, Jon 1941-2012

Overview
Works: 243 works in 1,033 publications in 10 languages and 11,885 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Historical drama  Televised performances  Nonfiction television programs  Television plays  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer, Contributor
Classifications: PR2811.A2, 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 )

98 editions published between 1971 and 2019 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 )

116 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their hunt for a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer, the London police suspect an innocent man, who eludes them and proves his innocence by finding the real murderer
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,023 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 Fifth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 863 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
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spirited production of the first of Shakespeare's three great romantic comedies. The sparring wit of the confirmed bachelor, Benedick and the haughty lady Beatrice seems to delight audiences more every year
Henry IV Part 1 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

68 editions published between 1979 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 763 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
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( Visual )

46 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 752 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 II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1979 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panorama of Medieval English life. The play ends with the death of Henry IV, the banishment of Falstaff, and the coronation of Prince Hal
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

40 editions published between 1978 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play King Richard II
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1971 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 451 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
Peter and Paul by Robert Day( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 340 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, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 241 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 166 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 164 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 155 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 )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in German and held by 95 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 94 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 )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These are troubled times for King Henry. His son, Prince Harry acts more like a rogue than royalty, keeping the company of drunken highway robber Falstaff and other shady characters. Meanwhile, from the north come rumours of a rebellion led by the son of the Percy family, the valiant Hotspur. One of Shakespeare's most celebrated dramatic achievements, this play mixes history and comedy effortlessly, moving from scenes of royalty to rough drinking dens with ease
Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Henry IV
 
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Macbeth The tragedy of Macbeth
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FrenzyThe tragedy of MacbethPeter and PaulAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionAlfred Hitchcock's FrenzyDoktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn
Alternative Names
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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

Джон Финч

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ג'ון פינץ'

جان فینچ بازیگر بریتانیایی

جون فينش ممثل إنجليزي

ジョン・フィンチ

庄·芬奇

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