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Hunt, Martita 1900-1969

Overview
Works: 47 works in 112 publications in 4 languages and 4,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Animated films  Children's films  Biographical films  History  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Martita Hunt
 
Most widely held works by Martita Hunt
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una maravillosa adaptación del maestro David Lean de una de las más famosas obras de Charles Dickens. Pip, es un joven huérfano que vive con su hermana y su cuñado. Cierto día Pip se encuentra con un misterioso prófugo benefactor que le ofrece cambiar su vida para siempre
Anastasia by Don Bluth( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did the Russian princess Anastasia die at the hands of the Russian rebels during the Revolution, or did she in fact survive? Ingrid Bergman, winner of the 1956 Best Actress Oscar, plays the destitute woman who remarkably resembles the real Anastasia. She is chosen by two Russian courtiers to masquerade as the princess in order to gain ten million pounds. Meeting scepticism initially from the family, Anastasia wins her way into their hearts
Bunny Lake is missing by Otto Preminger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bunny Lake, Preminger brings together the two main phases of his career. It recalls his moodily fluid studies in perverse psychology as a studio director at Fox (Laura, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Angel Face et al.) which merge (via Daisy Kenyon) into his explorations, as an independent producer-director, of the conditions of truth in a world of passions and preconceptions (Bonjour Tristesse, Anatomy of a Murder, Advise and Consent). The constant factor, in a chequered career, is Preminger's objective style, an insistence on keeping the jury out on his characters through a masterfully mobile camera which consistently frames them objectively in context. In combining whodunit and psychological thriller in Bunny Lake, Preminger, as in Laura, takes the subject of a 'missing' person as the means of exploring the illusion-and-reality theme
The Hammer horror series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tale of treachery put both the Gainsborough melodrama and actor James Mason on the map. The star-to-be plays Lord Rohan, a cruel nobleman who marries the naive and sweet-natured Clarissa for the sole purpose of producing an heir; meanwhile, Clarissa's conniving best friend, Hesther, plots against her for her own nefarious ends. Set in England in the early 19th century
The wicked lady by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Lockwood devours the screen as a tightly wound seventeenth-century beauty with loose morals, who steals her best friend's wealthy fiance on the eve of their wedding. And that's only the beginning; there are no depths to which this sinful woman won't sink. James Mason costars as a highwayman with whom our anti-heroine becomes entangled
Song without end the story of Franz Liszt by Wei duo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The splendor and music of nineteenth century Europe are perfectly tuned in Song without end, the romantic story of Hungarian pianist Franz Liszt. Featuring dazzling period costumes by Jean Louis and boasting the music of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Verdi, and Wagner, Song without end pays sumptuous tribute to the colorful life and timeless achievement of Franz Liszt--the greatest pianist of his day
Three men in a boat( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three gentlemen take a holiday traveling the Thames from London to Oxford and have a series of misadventures
Brides of Dracula by Terence Fisher( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young baron who has inherited the Dracula curse is kept locked away by his mother to hide the family secret - although she does procure for him an occasional victim. But when he breaks out of his castle prison, she becomes a victim herself, and the undead lad takes flight to terrorise the local village and rampage through a girls' school before a specialist is called in
The fan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about the manners and morals of London society in the 1890's
The Hammer horror series : 8-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brides of Dracula: "Marianne is traveling to Eastern Europe from Paris for a teaching post. She gets stranded at an inn after her stagecoach mysteriously leaves her. She is persuaded to stay at Baroness Meinster's chateau. During her stay Marianne meets the Baroness's son who is chained to a wall. Feeling bad for the son, Marianne frees him, only to discover that he is a vampire. Luckily for her, Dr. Van Helsing is on his way to rescue Marianne and destroy the vampire."
Les espions by Henri-Georges Clouzot( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spies from all sides converge on a psychiatric clinic where an atomic scientist is being hidden. [Halliwell's]
Becket (1964) by Peter Glenville( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry II surprises England by naming his fellow rogue and trusted confidant Thomas Becket as Chancellor. But when Henry next appoints him Archbishop of Canterbury, Becket shocks the world by openly defying the King with his newfound faith and compassion. Will a desperate ruler now destroy a beloved friend to save his splintering kingdom?
Treasure hunt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amusing story revolving round the absurdities and complications of an eccentric Irish titled family. The lord and master of this extraordinary family is Sir Roderick Ryall, an impetuous extravagant, but lovable rogue. He carries his debonair behaviour on to the hunting field where motley crowds gather outside his home at Ballyroden Hall, awaiting the handfuls of gold coins which they know are coming their way. Sir Roderick dies at the age of 95, leaving his children, now in middle-age, a fortune. But only on paper! When the wll is read by the family solicitor, Mr. Walsh, they learn that papa has left one asset-Ballyroden Hall-their home. Son Hercules and his two sisters, Consuelo and Anna Rose, are forced for the first time in their lives to consider how they can earn a living. Their nephew, Philip, suggests they take in paying guests. The family are opposed to this, with the exception of Anna Rose, who wants Americans staying. Eventually, they finally agree. Before long, a rich family arrive for a peaceful holiday at Ballyroden Hall. But instead of the rest they had hoped for, they find themselves involved in a succession of minor catastrophies. A string of rollicking incidents follow, before this eccentric family finally solve their financial problems
Good morning boys( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boys at St. Michael spend most of their time gambling, betting and setting booby traps for their Head Master, Dr Benjamin Twist. A new Governor inspects the school and demands the Head Master's resignation. Dr Twist defends his educational methods and is given a chance to show what his boys can do in a public examination. He comes, accidentally, into possession of the French paper and the boys insist on his showing it to them
Melba( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her film debut, Metropolitan Opera star, Patrice Munsel, portrays legendary opera diva, Nellie Melba. The story follows Nellie from the time she leaves her family's cattle ranch in Australia, to Paris, where she begins her voice training for the opera. Melba debuts in Brussels, is a smash hit, and international fame follows
Great expectations Oliver Twist( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La folle de Chaillot : pièce en deux actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ford's Theatre, John Little, manager, Alfred De Liagre, Jr. presents Martita Hunt in "The Madwoman of Chaillot," by Jean Giraudoux, adapted by Maurice Valency, directed by Mr. De Liagre, settings and costumes designed by Christian Berard, lighting by Samuel Leve, John Carradine, Estelle Winwood, Nydia Westman, Eleonora Mendelssohn, Martin Kosleck, Jonahtan Harris, Louis Sorin
The wicked lady by Leslie Arliss( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored English lady becomes a highway robber
 
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