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Thatcher, Torin 1905-1981

Overview
Works: 100 works in 207 publications in 3 languages and 5,540 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Romance films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Bible films  War films  Religious films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Torin Thatcher
The 7th voyage of Sinbad by Nathan Juran( Visual )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinbad the sailor and his crew come upon the island of Colossa, where they meet the sorcerer Sokurah. They are attacked by a giant cyclops. Sokurah saves them from the cyclops but in doing so loses his magic lamp. Back in Baghdad, Sinbad plans to marry his beloved, the Princess Parisa. When the Caliph refuses Sokurah's entreaties to mount an expedition to return to Colossa to get his lamp, Sokurah secretly casts a spell that reduces Parisa to a few inches tall. When asked for his help, Sokurah says he needs roc egg shell to reverse the spell and so Sinbad is forced to mount a return expedition to Colossa. But once the expedition is underway, Sinbad faces the perils of a mutinous crew, Sokurah's treachery, and, once on the island, the cylops, the roc, and a dragon
The robe by Henry Koster( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Marcellus Gallio, the Roman centurion charged with overseeing the crucifixion, wins Christ's robe in a gambling game at the foot of the cross, his life is changed forever
The fallen idol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
Love is a many-splendored thing( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
The desert rats by Jonathan Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history
Houdini by George Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container
Helen of Troy by John Twist( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad's story of the Trojan War told from the Trojans viewpoint. This epic film from 1956 was directed by Robert Wise. "Arrows rain death. Soldiers clamber up stone walls. Swords clang, fires rage. Yet the waves of combatants storming Troy are repelled. To defeat the undefeatable ultimately requires brains more than brawn. So, feigning retreat, the Greeks offer a gift: a mammoth wooden horse secretly housing their fighting men."--Container
The crimson pirate by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Vallo, the pirate, rallies a band of freedom-loving rebels in a struggle against Spain. Set in the Caribbean in the late 1700s
The sandpiper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A repressed minister with a devoted wife must come to terms with his adulterous feelings for a beautiful, free-spirited woman
Jack the Giant Killer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of Jack and the Beanstalk, Jack rescues the beautiful princess from the giant as well as an array of witches, dragons and sea monsters-- each the magical creation of the evil Pendragon of Cornwall. Live action with animated inserts
Love is a many-splendored thing by 20TH CENTURY FOX( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Henry King( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelist reflects on his life as he lies dying from an infection contracted while on safari
Knock on wood by Norman Panama( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A neurotic American ventriloquist performing in Europe is unable to control the words coming out of his dummy, resulting in a near-nervous breakdown. His manager, and best friend, orders him to see a famous psychiatrist in Zurich. What follows is a zany adventure involving secret weapons, international spies, and the beautiful Dr. Ilse Nordstrom
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a respectable Victorian physician whose experiments lead him to the discovery of a potion that transforms him into a destructive creature of unbridled emotions
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

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

Captain Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore space and defend the United Federation of Planets
The desert rats ; Twelve o'clock high ; Von Ryan's express ; The young lions( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Ryan's express: An American captain leads Allied prisoners in a daring train escape across Nazi-controlled Italy during World War II
Dracula ; The strange case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde: When highly respected Jekyll conducts experiments to discover the essence of good and evil in man's nature, he creates a potion that transforms him into the demonic and destructive Mr. Hyde
Nicholas Nickleby ; Jack the Giant Killer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Nickleby: After Nicholas' father dies and leaves the family penniless, the family moves to London to stay with their Uncle Ralph. When Ralph turns abusive and separates the family, Nicholas strives to reunite them. Jack the Giant Killer: The evil wizard Pendragon uses a giant under his control to abduct the princess, so he can take the throne. Jack is the farm boy-made-knight who must rescue her
The Fallen idol by Carol Reed( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the lies told by the son of an ambassador in order to protect his idol
The Dan Curtis macabre collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula: The immortal Count's centuries old existence is threatened after he attacks the lovely Lucy. When Lucy's fiance calls in Dr. Van Helsing to investigate a spine-tingling hunt for vampires follows
 
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Torin Thatcher acteur américain

Torin Thatcher actor britànic

Torin Thatcher actor británico

Torin Thatcher attore britannico

Torin Thatcher britischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Torin Thatcher British actor

Torin Thatcher Brits acteur (1905-1981)

Torin Thatcher Suurbritannia näitleja

Τόριν Θάτσερ βρετανός ηθοποιός

Тэтчер, Торин

Տորին Թետչեր բրիտանացի դերասան

تورين تاتشر ممثل بريطاني

تورین تاچر

トリン・サッチャー

Languages
English (102)

French (2)

German (1)