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Newton, Robert 1905-1956

Overview
Works: 203 works in 901 publications in 6 languages and 13,708 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Children's films  War films  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Newton
 
Most widely held works by Robert Newton
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

103 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,029 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 )

31 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long John Silver and a cabin boy match wits in this outstanding Disney tale
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

109 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Lean's sensitive rendering of the story is memorable, beautiful, and superbly performed by a cast including Alec Guinness, Robert Newton, Anthony Newley, and Diana Dors
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

33 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,407 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 )

61 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,147 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 a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 800 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 slowly, insidiously, 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 617 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
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

46 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 610 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
The desert rats by Jonathan Martin( Visual )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 530 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 by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 451 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
Alfred Hitchcock : 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easy virtue: A woman goes through a divorce and attempts to overcome the tarnished reputation that accompanies it
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion by Panola College( Visual )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 274 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
Poetry of the XVII century( Recording )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 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 )

41 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 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 156 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 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long John Silver and his mate, Jim Hawkins, plan a return visit to Treasure Island with fresh clues for the location of the treasure
Noël Coward's This happy breed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 145 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 134 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
The adventures of Long John Silver( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1950's television program features the continued tales of Robert Louis Stevenson's' literary creation, one-legged pirate Long John Silver. Robert Newton stars as the pirate who will do the right thing if it means he'll still benefit from it financially. 14 Episodes
Bratz, the movie : starrin' & stylin'( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Yasmin, Cloe, Sasha and Jade can think about is the prom. That is until they get a last-minute homework assignment on self-expression. How will the girls prepare for the funky formal and turn in a great project worth a quarter of their grade? By creating a fabulous home video about their super-glam lifestyles, of course!
 
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Around the world in 80 days
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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

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Around the world in 80 daysBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraThe desert ratsLes misérables