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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 )

92 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess rebels against her royal obligations and explores Rome on her own. She meets an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

44 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,144 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 man in the white suit by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 523 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
The devil's disciple by David Jones( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1777, Britain's "Gentleman Johnny" Burgoyne has come to a New England town with his troops. To suppress rebellion, he hangs a hapless citizen. As a second hanging will double his message, he orders the arrest of a local clergyman. Instead, his soldiers mistakenly bring to trial the local patriotic rabble-rouser known as the Devil's Disciple
Kind hearts and coronets : with Alec Guinness : directed by Robert Hamer by Robert Hamer( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 166 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 happiest days of your life, a farce in three acts by John Dighton( Book )

8 editions published between 1949 and 1956 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

26 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 135 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
The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 111 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 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lavender Hill mob: A bank clerk devises a plot to steal a fortune in gold from his own bank
The Happiest days of your life by Frank Launder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman holiday: Special Collectors Edition( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess on an official visit to Rome slips away without notice and falls in love with a newspaperman
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

18 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' tale of a young man's struggle to protect his family from their scheming uncle and a cruel world
Who goes there! A comedy by John Dighton( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1952 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vacaciones en Roma = Roman holiday( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Ann is touring Rome, and decides to get 'out and about' away from her normal life. She meets with an American reporter and his photographer, who show her the sites. The reporter is initially more interested in a story than the Princess, but begins to fall for Her Highness
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afin de reconquérir son titre de noblesse, Louis d'Ascoyne Mazzini, renié par sa famille, décide de se venger de ceux qui l'ont écarté. Mourront tour à tour sept personnes. Tout irait pour le mieux s'il n'était pas arreté pour un meurtre qu'il n'a pas commis
Ein Herz und eine Krone( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantische Liebesgeschichte zwischen einer Prinzessin und einem amerikanischen Reporter im Rom der 50er Jahre. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teacher is persecuted by his wicked uncle
L'homme au complet blanc by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidney est un inventeur de génie extravagant. Avec l'aide de la fille de son patron, un magnat du textile, il met au point un tissu inusable. Mais le patronat soucieux de préserver ses profits, et les syndicats par crainte des répercussions sociales, s'opposent à ce projet
Saraband for dead lovers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English 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
 
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Kind hearts and coronets
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John Dighton britischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

John Dighton Brits scenarioschrijver (1909-1989)

John Dighton guionista británico

John Dighton scénariste britannique

Дайтон, Джон

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