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Corduner, Allan

Overview
Works: 137 works in 567 publications in 5 languages and 26,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Claims  Children's audiobooks  War films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, con, Author, Illustrator, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Allan Corduner
The book thief by Markus Zusak( Recording )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors
Defiance by Edward Zwick( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests and find the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of fleeing Polish Jews from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and decide whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and the elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold and unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into commanding freedom fighters. Based on true events
Woman in Gold by Alexi Kaye Campbell( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court"--Container
Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Frears( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York socialite dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge to make sure her performance is a rousing success
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

68 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Magyk by Angie Sage( Recording )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed were her father and brother, and a young guard known only as Boy 412--pursued by agents of those who killed her mother ten years earlier
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vera Drake is a devoted, working-class mother in 1950s London who is both beloved and admired by everyone who surrounds her. Yet she bares a secret that few people know about, she induces miscarriages for women who do not wish to bare children. To her, it is a mission of kindness, of charity, of love. But when a miscarriage goes horribly wrong, Vera has to face the authorities, sending her life into tragedy. From acclaimed director Mike Leigh, Vera Drake stars Imelda Staunton in a career defining performance for which Newsday raved, "&#x0085%x;the kind of role that elevates an actress into a lofty realm where those who never knew her suddenly knew it all along."
Simon Schama's Power of art by Simon Schama( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on eight iconic works of art, this series reveals the history of visual imagination through the ages. A combination of reconstruction, photography and storytelling transport the viewer back to the intense moments when great works were conceived and born: the murderous, messianic world of Baroque Rome; opulent, parvenu Amsterdam; paranoid, revolutionary Paris; Victorian England suffocating beneath riches and righteousness; the madhouses and brothels of Provence; the carnage of civil war Spain; 1950s New York, caught between Cold War jitters and Manhattan glitter. In each place, a great artist is backed into a corner, facing a crisis, given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics one more time
Mister Monday by Garth Nix( Recording )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven days. Seven keys. Seven virtues. Seven sins. One mysterious house is the doorway to a very mysterious world-- where one boy is about to venture and unlock fantastical secrets
Grim Tuesday by Garth Nix( Recording )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur doesn't think he will ever have to return to the strange house that nearly killed him on Monday-- the house that contains an entire world. But Tuesday brings new challenges-- in the form of an enemy named Grim Tuesday, who threatens the well-being of both Arthur's family and his world. Arthur must retrieve the Second Key from Grim Tuesday in order to save everything
Drowned Wednesday by Garth Nix( Recording )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Arthur gets closer to the heart of his quest, the suspense and mystery grow more and more intense. This is the third book in the thrilling, triumphantly imaginative Keys to the kingdom series
Sir Thursday by Garth Nix( Recording )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the fourth day there was war ... Following their adventures in the Border Sea, Arthur and Leaf head for home. But only Leaf gets through the Front Door. Arthur is blocked because someone-- or something--has assumed his identity and is taking over his life. Before Arthur can take action, he is drafted by Sir Thursday and forced to join the Glorious Army of the Architect
Superior Saturday by Garth Nix( Recording )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even as he grows stronger and closer to discovering the secret of his identity, Arthur must face further dangers and conflicts as he struggles to attain the Sixth Key from the powerful Saturday
Lady Friday by Garth Nix( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Arthur Penhaligon must weigh an offer from Lady Friday that is either a cunning trap for the Rightful Heir or a golden opportunity that he must seize
Lord Sunday by Garth Nix( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Arthur Penhaligon seeks to find the seventh key, complete his quest to save the Kingdom to which he is heir, and learn his true identity, he discovers that he has a greater purpose than he could have imagined
The grey zone by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles a unit of Auschwitz [II]'s Sonderkommando, a special squad of Jewish prisoners, who staged the only armed revolt that would ever take place at Auschwitz"--Container
Spies of Warsaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland, Paris and Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War. At the French embassy in Warsaw, Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of the city. At the same time, he is involved in a passionate love affair with a Parisian woman of Polish heritage. Risking his life, Mercier works in the shadows amid a remarkable cast of characters, some known to him as spies, some never to be revealed
 
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The book thief
Alternative Names
Allan Corduner acteur britannique

Allan Corduner actor británico

Allan Corduner attore inglese

Allan Corduner britischer Schauspieler

Allan Corduner britisk skodespelar

Allan Corduner britisk skuespiller

Allan Corduner Brits acteur

Allan Corduner brittisk skådespelare

Corduner, Alan.

Corduner Alan 1950-....

Кордюнер, Аллан

אלן קורדונר שחקן בריטי

آلن کوردانر بازیگر بریتانیایی

アラン・コーデュナー

愛倫·科杜尼

Languages
English (264)

French (8)

German (2)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
MagykSimon Schama's Power of artMister MondayGrim TuesdayDrowned WednesdaySir ThursdaySuperior SaturdayLady Friday