WorldCat Identities

Newton, Robert 1905-1956

Overview
Works: 194 works in 698 publications in 6 languages and 12,444 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Motion pictures  Sea stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Robert Newton, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Robert Newton
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,013 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 )
22 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long John Silver and a cabin boy match wits in this outstanding Disney tale
Oliver Twist by David Lean ( Visual )
91 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,416 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. Includes original theatrical trailer
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,276 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 )
44 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 974 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 817 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 552 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 ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 517 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 Victor Hugo ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 409 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 300 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 254 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
Long John Silver by Byron Haskin ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 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
Poetry of the XVII century ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and held by 227 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
Odd man out by Carol Reed ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An IRA gunman, wounded and on the run in Belfast, is helped and hindered by a variety of people
This happy breed by David Lean ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 154 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
Noël Coward's This happy breed ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 136 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
The adventures of Long John Silver ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 121 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
Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 107 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
Bratz, the movie starrin' & stylin' ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 105 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!
David Lean directs Noël Coward ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1. In which we serve. 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. Disc 2. This happy breed. 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. -- Disc 3. Blithe spirit. A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands. Disc. 4. Brief encounter. After a chance meeting on a train station, a married doctor and a suburban housewife enter into a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair
 
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Languages
English (351)
German (16)
Spanish (7)
French (3)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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