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Dighton, John 1909-1989

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Most widely held works by John Dighton
Roman Holiday by William Wyler( Visual )

104 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-day princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaper-man and they fall in love
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

47 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy. Obstructing the path to his title is Alec Guinness, in one of his greatest performances, playing all eight relatives.DVD
The man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Alec Guinness is Sidney Stratton, an eccentric chemist who invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out, or gets dirty. But when mill owners and workers realize this miracle fiber will destroy their industry, Sidney becomes the most hunted man in the nation
Kind hearts and coronets by Michael Newton( Book )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1984 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
The devil's disciple( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the trial scene in which the devil's disciple takes the place of the Rev. Mr. Anderson, who is on trial by the staff of General Burgoyne for treason against King George III
The happiest days of your life, a farce in three acts by John Dighton( Book )

9 editions published between 1071 and 1971 in English and Afrikaans and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olney Theatre, Players, Inc. present "The Happiest Days of Your Life," by John Dighton, directed by Eugene O'Sullivan, settings and lighting by James Waring, costumes by Joseph Lewis
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

24 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snug little Bromley End seemed safe from World War II, and the villagers welcomed the lorry loads of Royal Engineers rolling into their quiet green acres. They didn't know they were disguised German parachutists installing radar apparatus to disrupt Britain's entire network. Nor did they suspect their community leader was a traitor
The Swan by Charles Vidor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy princess's head tells her to wed a worldly Crown Prince, but her heart is drawn to a dashing commoner. Garbed in dreamy Helen Rose gowns, surrounded by Mittel-European opulence, the leading lady dances, duels, flirts, falls in love and makes even the most jaded moviegoer want to believe in fairy tales
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
The Happiest days of your life by Frank Launder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic broadside against the English educational system. This unrestrained romp tells of a boys' school and a girls' school accidentally billeted together and the inspired anarchy that results when the droll headmaster and the iron-willed headmistress clash
Man alive; an unlikely story in three acts by John Dighton( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an impoverished family dependent on a wealthy and villainous relative who sends young Nicholas into a series of wild adventures. Nicholas, a very proper young man, encounters nearly every extreme of Victorian society
Roman holiday: Special Collectors Edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess on an official visit to Rome slips away without notice and falls in love with a newspaperman
Who goes there! A comedy by John Dighton( Book )

4 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luo ma jia qi = Roman holiday by Ian McLellan Hunter( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Japanese and Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saraband for dead lovers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tale of court romance a count falls in love with the unloved wife of a prince
Champagne Charlie by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 19th century English music hall performer and life behind the scenes
The Foreman went to France by Charles Frend( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English factory foreman journeys to newly-occupied France at the onset of World War II charged with recovering three machine parts vital to the Allied war effort
The black sheep of Whitehall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wartime comic situations ensue when a correspondence course teacher finds himself in the middle of a Nazi plot to sabotage a trade agreement between South America and Britain and dons a variety of disguises to beat the Germans at their own game
 
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Kind hearts and coronets
Alternative Names
John Dighton britischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

John Dighton Brits scenarioschrijver (1909-1989)

Дайтон, Джон

ダイトン, ジョン

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