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MacPhail, Angus 1903-1962

Overview
Works: 99 works in 316 publications in 4 languages and 3,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  War films  Romance films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Horror films 
Roles: Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Author, Actor, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Angus MacPhail
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

35 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,334 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 )

26 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,107 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features four thrillers directed by Alfred Hitchcock with various special features
Whisky galore! by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a ship loaded with whisky is wrecked on a Scottish island, a battle of wits ensues between the canny Scots islanders and the local customs inspector
Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film features five stories of supernatural terror from four directors. A group of strangers are inexplicable gathered in an isolated country estate. Dreams and nightmares dominate the conversation, and each guest shares a frightening event from his or her past. Two of the stories stand out: a mirror with a horrifying story that shows you a different room when you look into it and a ventriloquist who goes mad when his dummy appears to come to life"--Container
The captive heart( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 27 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
Haunted honeymoon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beside their nuptial promises, newlywed society sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey and crime novelist Harriet Vane makes another vow: no more crime in their lives. Fat chance for that when the lovebirds and faithful butler Bunter arrive at the country cottage they've just purchased to find the overly attentive villagers disrupting their solitude, and the previous owner's body in the basement
It always rains on Sunday by Robert Hamer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of a woman torn between her cosy East End married life and her passion for her ex-fiance -- a man on the run from Dartmoor Prison. Meanwhile, her daughter is also finding herself seduced by the grimy glamour of Bethnal Green's criminal underworld
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 14 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
Alfred Hitchcock : the classic collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spellbound: 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives. --Conteneur
The next of kin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection of four rare, dramatized films presented here capture life in Britain during the Second World War, both on the Home Front and in the armed services, from being called up to finding your way in Civvy Street after de-mobbing
Spellbound (1945) : shooting script by Ben Hecht( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Greatest classic films collection
Alternative Names
Angus MacPhail British screenwriter

Angus MacPhail Brits scenarioschrijver (1903-1962)

Mac Phail Angus 1903-1962

MacPhail, Angus

Mc Phail Angus 1903-1962

McPhail Angus 1903-1962

McPhail, August 1903-1962

Άνγκους ΜακΦέιλ

Энгус МакФэйл

آنگوس ماکفیل

Languages
English (108)

French (6)

German (3)

Chinese (1)

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