Most widely held works about Ben Kingsley
Most widely held works by Ben Kingsley
50 dead men walking ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Based on the life of Martin McGartland, who saved the lives of dozens of people by working undercover for the British Security Service, posing as a volunteer for the IRA.
Teen patti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"Perci Trachtenberg, widely regarded as the world's greatest living mathematician, meets Venkat, a reclusive math genius from India, at a high rolling casino in London. Venkat tells Perci about an equation that could not only change the dialogue on mathematics forever, but one that has already left an indelible impression of guilt - for many painful reasons - on Venkat's life. As it turns out, the reclusive genius Venkat has cracked a theory that could redefine the principles of probability and randomness. Venkat is encouraged to test his theory in the real world by professor Shantanu, an ambitious colleague of Venkat, to see if his equation could crack Teen Patti, a poker game. ) he eventually succumbs to Shantanu's charismatic persuasion. Soon, with the help of a few students, they explore the addas (underground gambling dens) of wild Bombay. But what starts out as an experiment between a charismatic young professor and an eccentric older one soon descends into a game neither of them can control. When their lives sink into maddening chaos, the greed and desperation that had fueled them on can no longer save them."--container
Gandhi ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Mahandas K. Gandhi, stressing his philosophy of nonviolence as a technique for politic change, from his activities in Southern Africa in the Indian Congress Party (1893) through his return to India (1915), his role in the Indian National Congress Party, and his various campaigns and struggles for Indian independence. Ends with his death by assassination in 1948, just a few months after Indian independence.
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company Vol. 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
These intensive acting workshops conducted by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrate how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity.
A practitioner's guide to UK money laundering law and regulation ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Schindler's list ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer & war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust.
Oliver Twist ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 24 libraries worldwide
England, Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts: Nachdem er Waisenhaus, Armenhaus und eine Lehre bei einem Leichenbestatter hinter sich gelassen hat, kann es für den jungen Oliver Twist (Barney Clark) eigentlich nur noch aufwärts gehen. Dachte er. In der Metropole London angekommen, gerät er jedoch als Erstes unter den Einfluss des berüchtigten Bandenchefs Fagin (Sir Ben Kingsley) - und mit dem ist auch nicht zu spaßen. Bevor für Oliver endlich ein besseres Leben anbricht, wird er noch einige Abenteuer bestehen müssen.
Islam, empire of faith ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture.
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Nine intensive acting workshops conducted by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrate how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity.
Schindlers Liste ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Gandhi sein Triumph veränderte die Welt für immer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Dave ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A presidential look-alike is recruited by the Secret Service to impersonate the ailing president.
House of sand and fog ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The humble house sits in a small yard but has views of the ocean. More importantly, it is a house that represents the American dream: no more than to displaced Iranian Colonel, Massoud Amir Behrani. He pours the remainder of his life savings into the purchase of the house.
Schindler's list Schindlers Liste ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Elegy oder die Kunst zu lieben ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Silas Marner ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A young linen weaver's dreams are destroyed when he is falsely accused of a crime. Isolating himself, he becomes a selfish, despondent miser until he adopts an abandoned child.
Schindler's list ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands.
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A wealthy German-Catholic industrialist and Nazi Party member named Oskar Schindler builds a factory near a concentration camp to save the lives of over 1,300 Jews.
Native American spirituality ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Using archival footage, artefacts, and interviews, gives a broad history of Native American spirituality, and shows how beliefs changed as societies evolve. Starting with the Amerinds, who came from Asia as far back as 9000 B.C.E., the program proposes that the environment affected this society's culture and spiritual life, and then its mode of economy. Looks at how animism (worship of animals) in hunting and gathering societies shifted to harvest rituals as groups became more agrarian. Explores customs and rituals of the Inuit, Iroquois, Maya, Aztec and other societies.
Anne Frank ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in German and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Television adaptation of the story of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who lived in hiding with her family during the Nazi occupation.
Action and adventure films Audiobooks Banks and banking--Records and correspondence--Law and legislation Biographical films Card games Comedy films Czechoslovakia--Bohemia and Moravia (Protectorate) Documentary television programs Drama Espionage, British Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Gambling systems Games of chance (Mathematics) Gandhi,--Mahatma,--1869-1948 Great Britain History Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) India Irish Republican Army Islam Islamic civilization Jews rescue (1939-1945 : World War) Manners and customs Man-woman relationships McGartland, Martin Money laundering Nonviolence Northern Ireland Poland--Kraków Presidents Probabilities Race relations Religion Schindler, Oskar,--1908-1974 Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 South Africa Teenagers Television programs--for the hearing impaired Theater Thrillers (Motion pictures) Turkey United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired World War (1939-1945)
Multiple languages (9)
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