WorldCat Identities

Gilbert, Lewis 1920-

Overview
Works: 274 works in 986 publications in 6 languages and 9,622 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Spy films  Fiction  History  Military history  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Adapter, Film editor, Scenarist, Composer, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lewis Gilbert
The spy who loved me by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent 007 joins forces with a beautiful Russian agent to battle a mad genius, multi-millionaire shipping magnate Karl Stromberg. Stromberg plans to destroy the earth and rebuild it underwater, and is in possession of an ultra-sensitive submarine tracking system which he seems to be offering to the highest bidder. After he captures a British submarine, Bond's job is to recover the tracking device and free the submarine
Moonraker by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
117 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent 007's mission is to find the Moonraker, a space shuttle that has been stolen while enroute to England from the United States. Bond's travels take him from California to Italy, and on to Brazil where he uncovers Drax's evil space scheme
You only live twice by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sean Connery returns as Agent 007 as a disaster in space pushes humankind toward World War III. James Bond travels to Japan to stop the evil SPECTRE organisation and its diabolical leader from instigating global warfare
Educating Rita by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rita, a young working-class woman, desperately wants an education. She enrolls in literature tutorials at a British University to escape from her dreary life as a hairdresser as well as a confining existence at home. Her professor is Frank Bryant, a disillusioned English professor who encourages his students to forsake dead poetry and enjoy life. As Rita is transformed into a free spirit, Frank is forced to confront his own life
Alfie by Bill Naughton ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man in 1960s London is a shallow womanizer trying to figure out what life is all about
Shirley Valentine by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English housewife, bored with her life, goes on a vacation with a friend to Greece and finds that there's more to life than just dishes and laundry when she has a fling with a handsome man
Sink the Bismarck! by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bismarck was the fabled German battleship of World War II. Traces the "life" of the Bismarck from its launching (courtesy of newsreel footage) through its many battles and narrow escapes, concluding with its far-from-inevitable sinking in the Spring of 1941. The story concentrates on the human element, specifically a British intelligence captain, who has lost his family in the London blitz and thus has a personal reason for seeing the Bismarck blasted from the sea. The captain's tireless efforts are abetted by the love and support of a female naval officer
Ian Fleming's You only live twice ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 312 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
Damn the defiant! ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ship's commander must battle a mutinous crew and Napoleon's fleet in this rousing, historical adventure
Haunted by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When David Ash investigates a haunting at an isolated country manor, strange and horrifying occurrences lead him to first doubt his convictions and then his sanity
Stepping out by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mavis Turner, ex-Broadway dancer and enthusiastic teacher, has the challenge of her life: preparing a mismatched group of seven women and one man to perform at a charity gala
Carve her name with pride by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inspiring true story of Violette Szabo, a young British widow of a French officer, who braved death while working for the French Resistance in World War II
The adventurers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a South American playboy (Dax Xenos) who destroys everything and everybody in his path, a rapist and revolutionary, all because he suffered trauma as a child, an experience that somehow is supposed to ameliorate his filthy transgressions against his fellow men
Cast a dark shadow ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bogarde plays a money-grabbing wife-killer who marries Lockwood
Ian Fleming's Moonraker ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Bond joins forces with NASA scientist Holly Goodhead to prevent a power-mad industrialist from destroying human life on Earth
The 7th dawn ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American ex-soldier and an Englishwoman try to save a Malayan woman accused of terrorism during a Communist insurrection in 1953
Operation: daybreak ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mission: Assassinate SS Obergruppenfuehrer Reinhard Heydrich, the diabolical murderer William L. Shirer called 'the genius of the Final Solution'. Witness furious Nazi reprisals, including the annihilation of Lidice. Marvel at the bold last stand of seven patriots. Know these seven were real people in a real time. Ordinary people by everyday standards. Heroes by every other measure
Reach for the sky ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The amazing story of Douglas Bader, who after losing both legs as a result of an aeroplane crash, overcame insurmountable odds to not only master the art of walking with two artificial legs, but to dance, play golf, and to become one of the most remarkable fighter aces in history
Sean Connery 007 collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thunderball: Agent 007 travels to Nassau to track down the criminal Emilio Largo, who is threatening the world with a nuclear holocaust
Ferry to Hong Kong by Gilbert Lewis ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A straight-faced ferry boat skipper and a drunken Austrian drifter battle one another on a trip from Hong Kong to Macao until a typhoon hits
 
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Languages
English (441)
Spanish (27)
French (20)
German (18)
Multiple languages (11)
Italian (2)
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