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Pleasence, Donald

Works: 572 works in 1,808 publications in 5 languages and 29,572 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  War films  Action and adventure films  Drama  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Feature films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Photographer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Donald Pleasence
The Great Escape by John Sturges( Visual )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Halloween by John Carpenter( Visual )

90 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers brutally killed his older sister. The silent child was incarcerated in the Smith's Grove Sanitarium under the care of psychiatrist Sam Loomis. Michael's hometown of Haddonfield was slowly begining to forget the tragic crime until Loomis returns to the town to warn them of Myers' escape from Smith's Grove. With Michael set on killing a group of high school students, Loomis gets the hesitant town sheriff to help him stop Michael before it's too late
Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key( Visual )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
You only live twice by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and French and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time is running out. From their secret base on a Japanese island, Blofeld and the fanatics at SPECTRE hijack both an American and a Soviet spaceship. Accusations fly, and superpower war is imminent. 007 must infiltrate SPECTRE's heavily fortified hideout, but countdown to destruction has already begun
James A. Michener's Centennial( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relives the grand hopes, dreams, loves, and adventures of generations of residents in Centennial, Colorado-- from their risky attempts to establish a settlement in 1795 through the politics and power plays of the 20th century. Begins with French and Scottish trappers interacting with Native Americans and follows the increasing conflicts as more permanent settlers arrive. Shows how the town of Centennial is founded by the young Mennonite Levi Zendt and his bride-to-be. Looks at the effects of the American Civil War on the settlement and the disputes between cattle ranchers and farmers. Shows the plight of Mexican residents who find their rights threatened by a real estate tycoon from back East. Examines more recent dirty politics as two contestants face off over the future of the town and its dwindling natural resources
The eagle has landed by John Sturges( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El comandante Steiner, líder de la brigada alemana de paracaidistas, es enviado a Inglaterra en una misión secreta para secuetrar a Winston Churchill y llevarlo a Berlín. Cuando la misión se acerca a su final con grandes posibilidades de éxito, los paracaidistas alemanes se enfrentan a un pequeño grupo de soldados británicos que le da un giro inesperado a la historia de la segunda guerra mundial."--Contenedor
Halloween II by Rick Rosenthal( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Myers, a psychopath left for dead, picks up where he left off stalking the halls of the hospital where his sister lies waiting
"Oh, God!"( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Landers, (John Denver) a supermarket assistant manager and a good yet non-religious person, suddenly finds a note in the mail one day that grants him an "interveiw" with God. Thinking it to be a hoax he tosses it away, but when it keeps reappearing he finally gives in. Skeptical at first, he ends up carrying His personal message - that the world can work with what God's given us
THX 1138 by George Lucas( Visual )

40 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Like all other drones in the sprawling subterranean technocracy, he has a designation: THX 1138. He's the product of a number-crunching, soul-numbing society. But there's a flaw: He's human and wants out."--Container
Dracula by John Badham( Visual )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This stylish new production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella, repeating his electrifying, award-winning stage performance as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis. A great cast, fine direction, and a superbly atmospheric musical score make this the ultimate Dracula."
John Carpenter's Halloween( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Halloween night years ago, little Michael Meyers brutally slaughtered his sister in cold blood. But for the last fifteen years, town residents have rested easy, knowing that he was safely locked away in a mental hospital ... until tonight. Tonight, Michael returns to the same quiet neighborhood to relive his grisly murder again ... and again ... and again. Tonight is Halloween!
Ian Fleming's You only live twice( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WW III nearly breaks out when a U.S. space capsule is swallowed up by what everyone believes is a Russian spaceship. Bond and the British government believe that it is the work of the S.P.E.C.T.R.E. and must find out what their motives are
The Barchester Chronicles by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven part adaptation of two Trollope novels set in the fictitious Victorian town of Barchester. Reverend Septimus Harding commands the respect of his parish, and with his son-in-law installed as the Archdeacon, intends to keep religious authority within the family. Zealous reformer John Bold comes into town to rail against Harding's ecclesiastical monopoly, creating unease amongst the reverend's hitherto devoted flock
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The Great Escape
Alternative Names
Donald Pleasence acteur britannique

Donald Pleasence aktor brytyjski

Donald Pleasence attore britannico

Donald Pleasence britisk skodespelar

Donald Pleasence britisk skuespiller

Donald Pleasence Brits acteur

Donald Pleasence brittisk skådespelare

Donald Pleasence englischer Schauspieler

Donald Plezens

Donalds Plezenss angļu aktieris

Pleas, Don.

Pleas, Don 1919-1995

Pleasance, Don.

Pleasance, Donald.

Pleasance Donald 1919-1995

Pleasence, Don 1919-1995

Pleasence, Donald

Pleasence, Donald 1919-1995

Pleasence, Donald Henry 1919-1995

Ντόναλντ Πλόσενς

Дональд Плезенс английский актёр, кавалер ордена Британской империи

Дональд Плісенс

דונלד פלזנס

دونالد بليزانس ممثل بريطاني

دونالد پلیسنس بازیگر بریتانیایی

도널드 플레전스



English (274)

Spanish (15)

French (13)

German (12)

Italian (2)

HalloweenJesus of NazarethYou only live twiceTHX 1138DraculaJohn Carpenter's HalloweenThe Barchester Chronicles