WorldCat Identities

Lean, David Réalisateur de films 1926-

Works: 6 works in 12 publications in 2 languages and 16 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Romance films  Legal films  Crime films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Lean
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resumen : Adaptación de una obra teatral de Harold Brighouse, ambientada en 1890, sobre las relaciones entre un próspero comerciante viudo y sus hijas, a las que tiene encerradas en casa mientras se dedica a despotricar contra la injusta vida que le arrebató a su esposa. (FILMAFFINITY)
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly darker version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. After living in poor conditions, Oliver runs away to the streets of London. There he meets a gang of pickpockets and soon Oliver's life is changed forever
A passage to India by David Lean( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adela Quested is a plucky young woman who journeys from England with the free-spirited Mrs. Moore. Flouting convention, the two women accompany the handsome Dr. Azis on a tour of the mysterious Marabar Caves. But things turn ugly when Adela returns scratched and bloodied from the expedition. As British authorities urge her to press charges against Aziz, the line separating truth and fantasy begin to blur
Doctor Zhivago by Alec Guinness( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for
Hobson's choice by David Lean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Henry Hobson, a tyrannical bootshop owner, Charles Laughton plays a comical drunk of Falstaffian proportions. When Hobson forbids his daughters to marry, his eldest daughter defiantly sets her cap for the shop's best bootmaker. Matching Laughton's ferocity, Brenda de Banzie's Maggie hounds the flabbergasted Willie into marriage and a thriving business. As Willie, John Mills performs a gradual metamorphosis from painfully awkward to gently confident. Together, the sweet couple turn a crafty business deal onto a loving partnership
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.19 for Doctor Zhi ... to 0.37 for Hobson's c ...)

Oliver Twist