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MacPhail, Angus 1903-1962

Overview
Works: 90 works in 241 publications in 5 languages and 2,657 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  War films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Spy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Author, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Angus MacPhail
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychologist falls for a suspect in a murder, which she tries to solve by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind
Dead of night ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
Whisky galore! by Compton Mackenzie ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It's 1943, and the Scottish island of Todday is wilting from a whisky famine - until a ship runs aground with 50,000 cases of the golden nectar aboard! This ... comedy chronicles the effect of all those spirits on a tiny little island, and deftly satirizes the character of its thrifty, God-fearing population"--External container
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village. The Germans are given away by their habit of drawing a line thru their 7's
Spellbound (1945) shooting script by Ben Hecht ( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchock's spellbound ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Constance Peterson is a dedicated psychiatrist who puts all her passion into her work-- until she falls in love with Dr. Edwardes. Unfortunately, it soon becomes clear that Edwardes is an impostor-- an amnesiac-- who may or may not be a cold-blooded murderer. Pursued by the police, Constance must decide whether to turn in her mysterious lover or risk her life by trying to unlock the dark secrets in his mind
The captive heart ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Czech officer, confined in a German prison camp, poses as a British officer who's been killed. He writes the officer's wife and they fall in love through their letters
The Man who knew too much : screenplay by John Michael Hayes ( Book )
12 editions published between 1955 and 1986 in English and French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family vacationing in Morocco accidently stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering
La maison du docteur Edwardes Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Directeur d'une clinique psychiatrique, le Dr Murchison part à la retraite. L'arrivée de son remplaçant le Dr Edwards surprend tout le monde, y compris Constance Petersen, qui en tombe amoureuse. Elle découvre rapidement qu'il porte un faux nom et que celui qu'elle aime est un amnésique qui s'imagine avoir tué le vrai Dr Edwards
The next of kin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British commando brigade sets out on a daring raid against a German Harbour in Occupied France, unaware that Nazi secret agents have infiltrated their base and know their plans
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he's loved her all along
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wrong man: A musician is jailed for the crimes of a lookalike robber and his distraught wife is driven mad by the ordeal
Recuerda ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selecció de pel·lícules per la seva temàtica
The good companions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical film about a rising star struggling to revive a floundering pierrot troupe
Champagne Charlie by Alberto Cavalcanti ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Upstart singer George Leybourne lands a job in one of London's lavish music halls. Dramatic tensions escalate when Leybourne is embroiled in a bitter r[i]valry with fellow entertainer, The Great Vance."--Container
The Foreman went to France ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The foreman went to France: as the Nazis invade France, a British factory foreman is sent to recover some valuable machinery that the British don't want to see falling into German hands
L'homme qui en savait trop by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alors qu'ils sont en vacances à Saint-Moritz, Bob et Jill Lawrence sont témoins de l'assassinat de Louis Bernard, un espion français. Avant de mourir, il leur annonce qu'un meurtre va être commis à l'Albert Hall. Afin d'empêcher les Lawrence de parler, les assassins enlèvent leur fille. Désemparés, ils doivent mener leur propre enquête
An teid thu leam do Mhuile? = Will you come to Mull? by Angus MacPhail ( )
1 edition published in 1947 in Scottish Gaelic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The halfway house ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of travellers, all with something to hide in their past, take shelter from a storn in an old inn, where the innkeeper is rather mysterious
 
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Mac Phail Angus 1903-1962
MacPhail, Angus
Mc Phail Angus 1903-1962
McPhail Angus 1903-1962
McPhail, August 1903-1962
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