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Gainsborough Studios

Overview
Works: 109 works in 279 publications in 3 languages and 5,735 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Love stories  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  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 )
61 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,903 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 )
12 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 659 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
The lodger a story of the London Fog by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rash of murders causes a family to be suspicious of their tenant, a man who seems fascinated with their daughter
Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 320 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 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Blackmail] A young woman kills an artist who attempts to rape her. Her Scotland Yard detective boyfriend soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else. First produced as a silent film, then in this version with dialog
Sabotage Lodger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 215 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 191 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 )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 157 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 )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 137 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 132 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 )
13 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 131 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 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 73 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 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 59 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
Christopher Columbus ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 50 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
Three wicked melodramas from Gainsborough Pictures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wicked lady. 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
Alfred Hitchcock, the legend begins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 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
We dive at dawn by Anthony Asquith ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 28 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
 
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