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British International Pictures

Overview
Works: 107 works in 354 publications in 4 languages and 3,879 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Motion pictures  Silent films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about British International Pictures
 
Most widely held works by British International Pictures
Murder! by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Diana Baring is an actress who is caught standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. Even worse, she has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself. Though she desperately tries to recall anything that can help clear the fog from her mind, her amnesia is complete, as is the evidence against her. She is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. Only one person believes she is innocent, but can he prove it in time to save her?"--Container
Number seventeen by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and French and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The Ring] A silent film with musical soundtrack. A carnival fighter trys to make it as a professional to please his girlfriend
Rich and strange ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The sorcerer's apprentice] An innocent boy becomes the pawn in a deadly circus game gone awry
Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebelling against the possessiveness of her police boyfriend, a young woman agrees to pose for an artist. Resisting his advances, she ends up murdering him in self-defense. Her boyfriend is assigned to the case, and soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else ... winding up in a dramatic chase around the British Museum. Originally begun as a silent film, it was decided mid-production to make both a silent and a sound version; in the sound version, Ondra's accented voice was dubbed over by English actress Joan Barry
The farmer's wife by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged widower sets out to choose a wife from the unattached women in the neighborhood; he and his housekeeper make a list of eligible females, whom he then pursues
Blackmail Erpressung ; Easy virtue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Easy virtue] "After divorcing an abusive husband, an innocent woman makes a valiant effort at beginning her life anew, but she cannot escape the incidents surrounding her past"--Container
The skin game a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and French and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about a conflict between two wealthy families. One is the established gentry, the other is a progressive newcomer who buys up much of the land in the area for industrial development. Story centers on their attempts to destroy one another
Juno and the paycock ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a poor man's legacy fails to come through, his armless son is shot by an informer. A dramatic story of Ireland and the Dublin Rebellion
The Manxman by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock's last silent film about two friends, a lawyer and a fisherman who fall in love with the same woman. She marries one, but she loves the other
Champagne ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A millionaire tries to teach his daughter a lesson by telling her that he was ruined. He finally finds that the man she was planning to elope with was not after her money. He then gave his consent for them to get married
Murder/Sabotage ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabotage: London is being terrorized by an unknown bomber. A movie cashier suspects that her husband is behind it all
Piccadilly ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a nightclub owner's mistress doesn't draw crowds as his principal dancer, he promotes an ambitious Chinese scullery maid, who proved a big hit. Her success, however, leads to murder
Blackmail Easy virtue ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blackmail -- "When Frank's job at Scotland Yard comes between them, Alice accepts a date with another man. The handsome artist invites Alice to pose for a portrait but then tries to assault her. She kills him in self defense ..."--Container
Alfred Hitchcock, the legend begins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 4. Juno and the paycock: A mother of a family of Dublin tenement dwellers tries to hold the family together in spite of the chaos surrounding her ; Sabotage: Centers around the operator of a local cinema who also works with a group of saboteurs and hides his secret life from his wife and brother-in-law ; The skin game: A poor family must resort to blackmail to get their land back after a wealthy land developer buys the family estate at an auction ; Number seventeen: A group of visitors at a vacant house finds they all have some connection to a jewel heist ; The man who knew too much: A vacationing British businessman and his family find themselves in great danger when they witness the murder of a French secret agent
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rich and strange: Fred and Emily Hill are a middle-class couple who lead routine lives until they receive an inheritance and decide to take off on an adventure trip around the world
Alfred Hitchcock, the legend begins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 3. Easy virtue: (silent) A woman has an affair with an artist painting her portrait and is subsequently caught by her boorish husband, who drove her into the artist's arms due to his lack of attention ; Jamaica Inn: A gang of ship wreckers using the local inn as their base of operations must try to keep their activities hidden from a gang member's niece and also a Lloyd's of London investigator who have recently arrived ; The lodger: (silent) In Alfred Hitchcock's first thriller, the city of London is in the grips of fear as a killer known as "The Avenger" murders young blonde women during foggy evenings ; The ring: (silent) A fighter boxes in small venues and his marriage is eroding, due to the advances of a champion fighter upon her ; Young and innocent: A writer accused of murdering his girlfriend escapes police custody with a young woman in tow and the two fugitives attempt to find the real killer to prove the man's innocence
The Ring by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story centers around two boxers, both deeply involved with the same girl. The title symbolizes not only the boxing ring, but also a wedding ring which one of the boxers places on her finger, and for the bracelet which she receives as a gift from the other man which becomes a beacon of her adultery. The film's movement from fair-ground booths to the grandeur of Albert Hall is striking in it's contrast and is totally different to anything that Hitchcock had ever attempted before
Alfred Hitchcock the legend begins by Mill Creek Entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 2. Rich and strange: A couple living in a working-class section of town that receives an inheritance and decides to use their windfall to take a cruise. While aboard ship, the couple ends up losing all of their funds ; The thirty-nine steps: The story of a Canadian gentleman visiting London, who gets mixed up with some foreign espionage ; Secret agent: Set during World War I, a British author is recruited to assassinate a German spy operating out of Switzerland ; Champagne: (silent) A wealthy Wall Street philanthropist is exasperated with his daughter's behavior so he looks to teach her a lesson ; Blackmail: A shopkeeper's daughter seeks to keep her involvement in a murder away from her Scotland Yard detective boyfriend
Blossom time ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of Franz Schubert's unrequited love for his landlord's daughter
Alfred Hitchcock classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ring: 'One-round' Jack and Australian boxing champion Bob Corby go head-to head in a love triangle after Jack's fiance, Mabel, catches Bob's eye. Bob offers Jack one fight. As the big fight nears, Mabel becomes torn between the two men. Champagne: Betty is a spoiled heiress who is shocked to learn from her father that their family fortune has disappeared. She is forced to take a job for the first time. Slowly, she begins to change her ways for the better. Her father reveals another secret that leaves Betty fuming
 
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