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Gainsborough Studios

Overview
Works: 102 works in 260 publications in 3 languages and 5,623 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Love stories  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History 
Roles: Originator, Producer, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Gainsborough Studios
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about the harsh existence of the people of the barren islands of Aran
The lodger a story of the London Fog by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This variation on the Jack-the-Ripper story is the first film to display many of the characteristics which scholars today point to as representative of the Hitchcockian style. In the film, the central character, called simply "The Lodger" (Ivor Novello), is caught in the trap of other peoples' suspicions. Because this lodger, who is renting a room in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bunting (Arthur Chesny and Marie Ault), seems mysterious, he is suspected of being the notorious "Avenger," a killer who has been stalking women in London and strangling them
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Easy virtue: A woman goes through a divorce and attempts to overcome the tarnished reputation that accompanies it
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
Sabotage Lodger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabotage: An undercover Scotland Yard detective infiltrates the home of a theatre operator who is suspected of sabotage. When the saboteur suspects he is being watched, he asks his nephew to deliver an explosive parcel across town
The lady and the highwayman by Barbara Cartland ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seventeenth century adventure of an English aristocrat (Grant) who is forced to become a highwayman
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 154 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
Madonna of the seven moons ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lurid tale of sex and psychosis is among the wildest of the Gainsborough melodramas. Set in Italy, it begins as a comparatively sedate tale about a respectable, convent-raised woman who is haunted by the memory of being raped as a teenager. But when her grown daughter returns from school, her life begins to unravel in monumentally surprising ways
The wicked lady by Leslie Arliss ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 130 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
Easy virtue by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman goes through a divorce and attempts to overcome the tarnished reputation that accompanies it
Classic British thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The phantom light: The disappearance of two lighthouse keepers on the coast of Wales is linked to the specter of a rogue beacon that lures freight ships to their destruction on the rocks
World War II movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Alfred Hitchcock premiere collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of feature films directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Sabotage by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The lodger] The central character, called simply "The Lodger", is caught in the trap of other peoples' suspicions. Because this lodger, who is renting a room in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bunting, seems mysterious, he is suspected of being the notorious "Avenger", a killer who has been stalking women in London and strangling them
Chu Chin Chow ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical retelling of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Penniless woodcutter Ali Baba finds himself wealthy when he discovers the secret treasure cave of the Forty Thieves, but soon finds he must contend with Abu Hasan, a thief posing as a Chinese mandarin in order to steal Ali Baba's riches. Wong plays the slave girl who must help Ali Baba in his adventure
Christopher Columbus ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An epic historical adventure telling the story of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus and his quest to discover America. Journeying first to Spain, Columbus seeks financial backing for his expedition to the West, and after six years, he is finally able to go. As he sets off in search of new land, his crew gradually become despondent and threatens a mutiny. Eventually they arrive on land and claim it for Spain. For now, Columbus is a hero, but how will his relationship with Spain conclude?"--Container
Three wicked melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madonna of the Seven Moons. A lurid tale of sex and psychosis is among the wildest of the Gainsborough melodramas. Set in Italy, it begins as a comparatively sedate tale about a respectable, convent-raises woman who is haunted by the memory of being raped as a teenager. But when her grown daughter returns from school, her life begins to unravel in monumentally surprising ways
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
Millions like us by Frank Launder ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fascinating film portrayal of life on the Home Front at the height of the Second World War
 
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