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Gainsborough Studios

Overview
Works: 98 works in 251 publications in 4 languages and 5,550 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Love stories  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
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 )
53 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nice, tweedy old English woman disappears from her compartment on a European train. A young woman who wonders why becomes frantic when everyone tells her there never was such a person. A young man comes to her aid and they solve a criss-cross puzzle of espoinage, counter-espionage and attempted assassination
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 624 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 325 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 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 39 steps: Character Richard Hanney stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 295 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 by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 270 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
In 17th century England an English aristocrat (Hugh Grant) is forced to become a highwayman and falls in love with a young girl (Emma Samms) he has sworn to protect after her brother is beheaded by Cromwell. He not only saves her from a brutal husband, but helps her at the court of Charles II
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and French and held by 152 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 128 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
Easy virtue by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman goes through a divorce and attempts to overcome the tarnished reputation that accompanies it
The wicked lady by Leslie Arliss ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 126 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
Classic British thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The upturned glass: Married Dr. Michael Joyce falls in love with the mother of a young patient, whose husband is working abroad. They have agreed to end the affair when he is stunned to hear of her death in a mysterious fall
World War II movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spitfire: The story of Reginald J. Mitchell, the man who designed the ace British fighter plane, Spitfire. The Spitfire became one of the Allies' most valuable World War II assets
Alfred Hitchcock premiere collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of feature films directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Chu Chin Chow ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 49 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
Three wicked melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 39 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 )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fascinating film portrayal of life on the Home Front at the height of the Second World War
We dive at dawn ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The crews of HMS submarine Sea Tiger have their leave (and assorted family problems) cut short when they are recalled for a special mission: sink the new German battleship Brandenburg. En route, they learn that their target has entered the heavily defended Baltic; rather than fail, they follow it. Tension builds as they approach their target. After the attempt, escape seems impossible ... unless they can refuel in enemy waters"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young and innocent: Robert discovers his slain girlfriend's body on the beach. Determined to catch the real killer before the police catch him, he goes on the run and enlists the help of Erica, the local police chief's daughter. Easy virtue: Larita Filton's husband divorces her after mistakenly believing she was unfaithful. She then meets young John Whittaker on holiday, and when the two rush into a scandalous marriage, Larita's long-held, shocking secret is revealed
 
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