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Newton, Robert 1905-1956

Overview
Works: 236 works in 961 publications in 6 languages and 13,764 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

86 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Shakespeare's patriotic historical drama that celebrates the English nation and the greatness of its King. Includes medieval battle sequences with a recreation of the Battle of Agincourt
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy and a group of pirates seeking hidden treasure
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

110 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end
Around the world in eighty days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

32 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

67 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is the villain in this moody atmosphere
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as he drives her to the brink of insanity
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
The desert rats by Jonathan Martin( Visual )

17 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A courageous band of Australian soldiers stops Rommel's march to the Suez Canal in this stirring blend of action and history
Les Misérables( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
Odd man out( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows"--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 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 39 steps: Character Richard Hanney stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

6 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christian slave pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of this kind act
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

44 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An IRA gunman, Johnny McQueen, after escaping from prison organizes a payroll robbery. Now maimed and bleeding, he must weave an escape route through Belfast's seedy underground while each of his comrades falls prey to bounty hunters and police
Poetry of the XVII century by Cedric Hardwicke( Recording )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from the poems of George Herbert, William Browne, Sir John Suckling, Richard Lovelace, William Cartwright, William Strode, Thomas Trahearne, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Abraham Cowley, and Andrew Marvell
This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )

43 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quintessential British domestic drama that finds a perfect balance between politics and sentiment, the household of a family with three children is touched by joy and tragedy from the tail end of the First World War to the beginning of the Second
Long John Silver( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploits of the British pirate turned semi-respectable citizen Long John Silver, as he defends the Crown against marauders and battles the Spanish for the acquisition of land
Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island( Visual )

33 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's favorite pirate, Long John Silver, has his hands full in this adventure which takes place after the original trip to Treasure Island. Silver learns of a plan by his rival, Mendoza, to sail to Treasure Island in search for of its hidden wealth. Accompanied by his young friend Jim Hawkins, Silver and his crew head off to stop Mendoza and rescue the governor's daughter from the clutches of the pirate
Henry V by Laurence Olivier( Visual )

25 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and French and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V, the arrogant young King of England who, insulted by the French court, declares war on France. But when the English troops suffer devastating casualties, young King Harry realizes that there is more to leadship than royal pride. Calling his men to arms with the stirring St. Crispin's speech, Harry leads his soldiers into battle. Outnumbered by five-to-one, they turn England's near defeat into its greatest glory
Noël Coward's This happy breed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
 
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Robert Newton acteur britannique

Robert Newton attore inglese

Robert Newton britischer Schauspieler

Robert Newton britisk skodespelar

Robert Newton britisk skuespiller

Robert Newton Brits acteur

Robert Newton brittisk skådespelare

Robert Newton English stage and film actor

Robert Newton pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

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