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Rank Organisation

Overview
Works: 326 works in 662 publications in 3 languages and 11,199 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Television adaptations  Filmed plays  War films  Romantic comedy films  Television programs 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet is Shakespeare's towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
A Night to Remember by Roy Baker( Visual )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the sinking of the Titanic
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peerless comedy of manners set in Victorian England involving young lovers and mistaken identities
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the self-defeating professional and romantic pursuits of a miner turned rugby player eking out an existence in drab Yorkshire."--Container
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving drama about an aging English schoolmaster who comes to grips with his personal and professional failures
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, about a pair of teenagers who fall in love despite a bitter feud raging between their families
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in German and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly restored and digitally remastered from the original 35mm film, the legendary soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf stars in this acclaimed film of Richard Strauss' delightful opera, Der Rosenkavalier. This Salzburg Festival production of Strauss' great work toured the world, and this filmed version was hailed by The New York Times as 'Superb'. Schwarzkopf performs her signature role as Princess von Werdenberg, an aging beauty involved with a younger man, Octavian
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young introverted boy, Paul (John Howard Davies), receives a new and strange looking rocking horse for Christmas. His imagination for the toy is fired by handyman and ex-stable boy Bassett (John Mills), who fills the youngsters head with tales of horse racing and teaches him to ride like a jockey
The purple plain by Robert Parrish( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife is killed during the Blitz, neurotic and suicidal Squadron Leader Bill Forrester is bent on achieving one thing in the war: his own death. Fellow airmen see him as hostile, uncommunicative and prone to nightmares and anxiety attacks. But when Forrester's plane crash-lands in enemy territory, he realizes that he must save himself in order to guide his two injured companions to safety. As they cross the Burmese desert, the WWII pilot is transformed by his love for a refugee nurse named Anna. Anna helps Forrester overcome his grief and gives him the drive to survive the trek through the wilderness of Burma. A wartime film about character rather than combat
All night long( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An updating of Shakespeare's Othello, set in the jazz world of London in the early 1960s. Because of a rumour set about by a jealous rival, a jazz trumpeter at an all-night party tries to strangle his wife
Sapphire by Basil Dearden( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful female college student is found dead in a public park. The police soon discover that her murder may have been racially motivated
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state, but soon find that their action has consequences
Eva by Joseph Losey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welsh writer Tyvian Jones (Stanley Baker) seems to have it all, style, an international best-seller, an apartment in Rome, a gorgeous fiancée, but he remains bitter. He meets his existential match in ennui in the mod seductress Eve
Defence of the realm by David Drury( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a tawdry sex scandal links a high-ranking British politician to a Russian KGB agent, ambitious newsman Nick Mullen swiftly gets the story on Page One. But when his scoop-of-the-decade begins to unravel the cover-up-of-the-century ... [Mullen finds himself] ensnared in a web of deadly intrigue"--Container
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Lean's film of the Dickens novel about the strange consequences of the meeting of a poor Victorian boy who has been encouraged to expect a vast inheritance, and an escaped convict
Len Deighton's The Ipcress file by Len Deighton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master spy Harry Palmer is called into action when an undercover gang begins kidnapping and brainwashing key scientists
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by David Lean( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1944 and 1999 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurence Olivier presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Henry V
 
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A Night to Remember
Alternative Names

controlled identityRank Group

J. Arthur Rank Film Distributributors

J. Arthur Rank Organisation

J. Arthur Rank productions

Rank Organisation

Rank Organisation Limited

Rank Organisation London

Rank Organization

The Rank organisation

The Rank Organisation britisches Unternehmen

ランク・オーガニゼイション

蘭克影片公司

兰克机构

Languages
English (168)

German (11)

Chinese (2)

Covers
The Browning versionRomeo and Juliet