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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 )

49 editions published between 1953 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,373 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 )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini wants to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to 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 )

10 editions published between 1951 and 2019 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bubbly satire, acclaimed as one of the funniest and cleverest of British comedies. Alec Guinness, as a scientist, invents a fabric that will never wear out. Threatened with unemployment, the unions and a dismayed garment tycoon plot to destroy his miracle formula
Kind hearts and coronets( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 337 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
Roman holiday( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princess bored with her official visit to Rome slips away and plays at being an 'average Jane'. A reporter discovers her little charade and decides to cash in with an exclusive story. Before they know it, love calls
The devil's disciple by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dick Dudgeon learns his father was executed by the British for treason at the onset of the Revolutionary War, he steals the body for a proper burial, ignoring the pleas of his friend, Minister Anthony Anderson who's a peace-loving person who ends up becoming a belligerent firebrand of a rebel trying to save Dudgeon's life
Kind hearts and coronets : with Alec Guinness : directed by Robert Hamer by Robert Hamer( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1984 in English and French and held by 173 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 )

5 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

27 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 139 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 England's entire network. Nor did they suspect their community leader was a traitor
The swan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 125 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
Roman holiday by William Wyler( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern-day 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
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 112 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 )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 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 57 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
Vacances romaines by William Wyler( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and French and held by 41 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
Nicholas Nickleby by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

10 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and German and held by 25 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 while attempting to thwart destiny as a cliff-hanging series of incidents spills across the screen."
Vacaciones en Roma = Roman holiday( Visual )

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

Una princesa está decidida a descubrir Roma a su aire. En su camino, se cruza un periodista que, en espera de conseguir una exclusiva, finge no reconocer su verdadera identidad. Pero su plan falla cuando se enamora
Who goes there! A comedy by John Dighton( Book )

2 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Herz und eine Krone( Visual )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantische Liebesgeschichte zwischen einer Prinzessin und einem amerikanischen Reporter im Rom der 50er Jahre. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films
 
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Kind hearts and coronets Kind hearts and coronets
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Kind hearts and coronetsThe happiest days of your life, a farce in three actsThe Happiest days of your life
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John Dighton britischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

John Dighton Brits scenarioschrijver (1909-1989)

John Dighton guionista britànic

John Dighton guionista británico

John Dighton scénariste britannique

Дайтон, Джон

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