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Benson, Martin 1918-2010

Overview
Works: 43 works in 111 publications in 2 languages and 4,706 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Musical films  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Children's films  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Martin Benson
 
Most widely held works by Martin Benson
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

30 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in Siam in the 1860s. Songs include Getting to know you, I whistle a happy tune, Hello young lovers, and Shall we dance
Cleopatra by Joseph Leo Mankiewicz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
The omen by Richard Donner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chilling suspense mystery, this riveting tale of the supernatural explores the Biblical prophecy of the warning which will foretell the coming of Armageddon. The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil will begin with the birth of the son of Satan, in human form
The Hammer horror series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
Ian Fleming's Goldfinger by Ian Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve
Gorgo by Eugène Lourie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enterprising Joe and Sam capture a 65-foot monster and bring it to London as a seaside carnival attraction. This proves to be a major mistake when Gorgo's mother comes in search of her baby and trashes London
The Hammer horror series : 8-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
The king and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
Istanbul by Victoria( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventurer returning to title city to recover cache of gems, discovers his wife stll alive-now an amnesiac
Le roi et moi by Walter Lang( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but challenges the country's traditions during her work
Pickup alley( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. narcotics agent Charles Sturgis trails international dope smuggler Frank McNally by following his reluctant accomplice Gina Broger through the "pickup alleys" of New York, London, Lisbon, Rome, Naples and Athens
Arch of Triumph by Waris Hussein( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a glittering cast which includes Anthony Hopkins (THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS) and Donald Pleasance (HALLOWEEN), ARCH OF TRIUMPH is the tale of a Parisian romance unfolding on the cusp of World War II. Dr. Ravic (Hopkins) is a German citizen who has escaped the clutches of the Nazi's by fleeing to Paris. Not wanting to look conspicuous, the doctor disguises his true identity, and attempts to carry out his medical duties. However, one fateful night sees him come across Joan Madou (Lesley-Anne Down) as she attempts to kill herself by jumping from a bridge. Ravic prevents her from carrying out the act, and the couple soon begin a passionate romance. But both hide dark secrets from each other, leading to an explosive conclusion to this terse drama from director Waris Hussein
The omen legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chilling true stories behind Hollywood's eeriest and most successful supernatural film series. Great moments from The Omen, Damien: Omen II, The Final Conflict and Omen IV: The Awakening
Hammer horror : 8-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
A shot in the dark by Blake Edwards( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr. Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate
The King and I( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but challenges the country's traditions during her work
Cleopatra (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Battle beneath the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arch of triumph, [and], The last of the belles( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arch of triumph - With the world at war and the Nazis nearing the outskirts of Paris, Dr. Ravic has managed to escape the confinement of a concentration camp. He encounters Joan, a woman who is ready to abandon her last hopes of ever attaining happiness. Dr. Ravic, unable to escape the horrors of his past, has become obsessed with carrying out a vengeful plot against the SS officer who previously made his life unbearable. The last of the belles - Set in Alabama at the turn of the 20th century, this is the semi-mythical tale of how F. Scott Fitzgerald met his future wife, Zelda. Sadly the couple both run the full gamut of human insecurities when Fitzgerald's life takes a downswing, and Zelda's fragile mental state begins to dominate her personality
 
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The Hammer horror series
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Alternative Names
Martin Benson acteur britannique

Martin Benson ator britânico

Martin Benson britischer Schauspieler

Martin Benson britisk skodespelar

Martin Benson britisk skuespiller

Martin Benson Brits acteur

Martin Benson brittisk skådespelare

Martin Benson English actor

Мартин Бенсон

Մարտին Բենսոն անգլիացի դերասան

מרטין בנסון

مارتن بنسن ممثل إنجليزي

مارتن بنسون، 1918-2010

مارتین بنسون بازیگر بریتانیایی

マーティン・ベンソン

馬田·班遜

Languages
English (81)

French (2)