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Gainsborough Studios

Overview
Works: 109 works in 314 publications in 5 languages and 5,935 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Silent films  Documentary-style films  Ethnographic films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Originator, Producer, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gainsborough Studios
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

71 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,929 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 )

16 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea. Contains both documentary footage and stages scenes, with an invented family at the film's center
Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 348 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
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy virtue: A woman goes through a divorce and attempts to overcome the tarnished reputation that accompanies it
The lodger a story of the London Fog by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The central character, called "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
Saboteur by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 275 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
The lady and the highwayman by Barbara Cartland( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 189 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 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 158 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 )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 141 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
Madonna of the seven moons by Arthur Crabtree( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 135 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 )

14 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 132 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 118 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 76 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
Downhill The farmer's wife( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Downhill: after a youth is expelled from school when he takes the blame for a friend's theft, his life falls apart in a series of misadventures
Three wicked melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 52 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
Christopher Columbus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 51 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
Chu Chin Chow( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 48 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
We dive at dawn by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 34 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
Millions like us by Frank Launder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 34 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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Gainsborough Studios

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