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Fri Mar 21 17:10:13 2014 UTClccn-no900079140.08The assassination bureau0.320.88Liberal directions : Basil Dearden and postwar British film culture /2732356Basil_Deardenno 900079142726118lccn-n79009348Relph, Michael1915-2004sceproausdrtlccn-n83126438O'Sullivan, Tim1952-lccn-nb98014333Burton, Alan1962-lccn-n50033841Heston, Charltonprfactlccn-n80009712Olivier, Laurence1907-1989prfactlccn-n86143620Johnson, Richard1927-prfactlccn-n79084770Ardrey, Robertsceausccplccn-n81089465Richardson, RalphSir1902-1983actlccn-n50035236Gordon, Charles George1833-1885lccn-n79139685Bogarde, Dirk1921-1999cstactDearden, Basil1911-1971DramaFilm adaptationsScience fiction filmsHistoryFictionGreat BritainDearden, Basil,Motion picturesGordon, Charles George,Gordon Relief ExpeditionEnglandCloseted gaysGay menExtortionEngland--LondonLawyersSellers, Peter,World War (1939-1945)DetectivesJazz musiciansBetrayalBank robberiesInterracial marriageJealousyRace relationsMurder--InvestigationRetired military personnelAssassinsBenson, E. F.--(Edward Frederic),Wells, H. G.--(Herbert George),Supernatural in motion picturesVeteransGamblersVentriloquismPushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich,BrainwashingScientistsSensory deprivationRacismDreamsMurderMotion picture theatersGamblingInheritance and successionNightmaresMotion picture producers and directorsMotion pictures--Social aspectsSupernaturalArchitectsBaines, JohnPrisoners of warFilm adaptationsGermanyRobberyPriests19111971193919411942194319441945194619471948194919501952195319551956195719581959196019611962196419651966196819691978198019811984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220134115185483791.4372PN1997ocn049948463ocn697312503ocn697313550ocn697313560ocn697312508ocn037729923ocn030870606ocn058734280ocn077745539ocn773608186ocn058734280ocn058650258ocn630689555ocn038472554ocn780807383ocn839337461ocn839333604ocn839340730ocn839324948ocn835023703ocn753604009ocn743097736ocn406892933ocn742820919ocn742914827ocn781153645ocn767254378ocn74527558461425ocn049948463visu19660.20Dearden, BasilKhartoumHistoryDramaChronicles Britain's crisis in the Sudan and the siege at Khartoum in 1883+-+704753742532451236ocn051288577visu19610.28Dearden, BasilVictimDramaDramatization of the problems of the criminalization of homosexual acts between consenting adults. Bogarde plays a successful barrister who places his career on the line by 'coming out' in order to expose a blackmail racket. It was the first British film to concentrate on male homosexuality and was made with the specific intention of supporting the new recommendations of the 1957 Wolfenden Committee for the partial decriminalization of male homosexual acts+-+K30075532531627ocn051831891visu19570.19Dearden, BasilThe smallest show on earthDramaComedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door22323ocn697312508visu19600.27Dearden, BasilThe league of gentlemenDramaBitter about being forced into retirement, a colonel (wittily embodied by Jack Hawkins) ropes a cadre of former British army men into aiding him in a one-million-pound bank robbery, a risky, multitiered plan that involves infiltrating a military compound20829ocn054997537visu19450.29Dead of nightDramaFilm adaptationsQueen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself17711ocn697312503visu19610.28All night longDramaFilm adaptationsThe classic tale Othello is translated and retold to the world of 1960's London jazz clubs. Over the course of one eventful evening, during the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex and Delia Lane, a jealous & ambitious drummer, Johnny Cousin, attempts to tear the interracial couple apart16011ocn697313550visu19590.28Dearden, BasilSapphireDramaA beautiful female college student is found dead in a public park. The police soon discover that her murder may have been racially motivated1454ocn055741746visu19930.08The assassination bureauDramaSet in Victorian-era London, this amusing farce concerns a society of international assassins. Based on an idea from the book The Assassination Bureau Limited by Jack London and Robert Fish+-+K123467425853ocn048912412visu20010.39The mind bendersDramaScience fiction filmsWhen Dr. Henry Longman suspects that the death of his friend, a government scientist, may have been the result of brainwashing, he decides to prove his theory by subjecting himself to sensory deprivation781ocn697297809visu20100.27Basil Dearden's London undergroundDramaCollects four noir-tinged dramas set in London in the late 1950s and early 1960s that deal with issues such as racism, homophobia, and the lingering effects of World War II751ocn052642887visu19490.19Dead of night The queen of spadesDramaQueen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?6119ocn233541181visu19460.22The captive heartFictionDramaA Czech officer, confined in a German prison camp, poses as a British officer who's been killed. He writes the officer's wife and they fall in love through their letters6028ocn038164768visu19490.63Dearden, BasilThe blue lampDramaBritish crime drama about the killing of a Scotland Yard policeman and the manhunt that follows. Shot in a semi-documentary style, examines a new breed of criminals hardened by the war years495ocn060545465visu20000.33The ship that died of shameDramaAfter intense WWII fighting while in the British Navy, a trio buy their old ship but then use it for smuggling and worse, before they finally come to their senses362ocn311076672visu20090.21Peter Sellers 5-film collectionDramaTwo-way stretch: With days remaining on his sentence prisoner Dodger Lane believes he can escape, steal some diamonds, and get back to prison in time for his release!251ocn058734280visu20050.29British war collectionDramaFive classic British war movies depicting the drama and courage of a nation and its citizens during World War II251ocn276876131visu20080.13The Persuaders! 3-film collectionDrama"Sporting chance: When Brett Sinclair, a car-racing enthusiast, introduces his latest Sinclair Special, all manner of unexpected things happen. Danny and Brett soon uncover a gang that's been plotting to fix the race, but all is not as it seems ... Mission: Monte Carlo: Blue-blooded Lord Brett Sinclair and playboy Danny Wilde nearly meet their match in the women, money and fast-car environment of Monte Carlo ... London conspiracy: On finding that a supposedly vacant mansion is occupied by a mysterious organization, Brett and Danny have to overcome hostage takers and black magicians."--Container202ocn178782464visu19970.27The man who haunted himselfDramaFilm adaptationsFollowing a strange and terrible car crash Harold Pelham, a conservative executive, finds his life haunted by what appears to be his own frightening double163ocn053479901visu20030.17Who done it?DramaIn this slapstick hit, Benny Hill stars as Hugo Dill, amateur detective, who stumbles into an international espionage plot and gets involved in a mistaken identity case, a bumbling romance, and a top secret weather machine152ocn219978653book19480.56Balcon, MichaelSaraband for dead lovers : the film and its production at Ealing Studios8785ocn650335268file20090.53Burton, AlanThe cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael RelphHistoryCriticism, interpretation, etcBiographyA historical and critical assessment of the cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph, one of the most significant filmmaking teams that characterised British cinema in the postwar decades+-+6437813925522ocn037873223book19970.88Liberal directions : Basil Dearden and postwar British film cultureCriticism, interpretation, etc11ocn647357403art19780.10Basil Dearden [March 25, 1971 ]+-+K300755325+-+K300755325Fri Mar 21 15:45:34 EDT 2014batch23521