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Hobson, Valerie 1917-1998

Overview
Works: 190 works in 562 publications in 5 languages and 7,273 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Monster films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  History  Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Television interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Valerie Hobson
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

47 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most popular horror classics of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most understood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-faed bride (Elsa Lanchester). Directed by the original's James Whale (his last horror film) and featuring a haunting musical score, The Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only of the genre, but for all time
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale of the helpless orphan Pip and his anonymous benefactor is brought to life in this animated feature for your kids and family. These characters have stirred the imaginations of the young and old from the moment Dickens created them
Frankenstein : the legacy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble. Bride of Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster. Son of Frankenstein: Wolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife to claim his inheritance. Ghost of Frankenstein: Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. House of Frankenstein: Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster exact revenge upon their many enemies
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )

54 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impatient to become duke, the ninth in line decides to eliminate the eight relatives standing in his way in this tart black comedy
Great expectations by David Lean( Visual )

54 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Kind hearts and coronets( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This haunting tale of a boy driven to the limits of his life by his mother's wanton materialism is based on one of D. H. Lawrence's most enduring short works ... A young boy discovers that by riding his toy rocking horse, he can predict the outcome of future horse races. With the aid of his uncle and the family handyman, the boy finds an unlikely answer to the financial problems that are turning his parents into strangers. But the more he wins, the more his mother spends, and the stakes get higher and higher"--Container
Dickens : Great Expectations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It does for Dickens what Henry V does for Shakespeare-that is, it indicates a method for translating him from print to film, said James Agee of this superb rendering of the much-loved novel
Contraband by Michael Powell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the early days of World War II, Conrad Veidt as a Danish sea captain and Valerie Hobson as his enigmatic passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. In evocativley Hitchcockian fashion, the plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. DVD
The drum( Visual )

16 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this action-packed adventure, Sabu plays a young prince who goes into hiding with Colonial forces after his nefarious uncle murders his maharaja father
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
Werewolf of London by Stuart Walker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Botanist Wilfred Glendon travels to Tibet in search of a rare flower, the "Marifasa Lupina," which blooms only in the moonlight. Despite warnings that the region is dangerous, Glendon continues his quest and finally locates the exotic flower, but not before he has to defend himself from an attack by a howling monster
Great expectations by David Lean( Visual )

18 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
The wolf man : complete legacy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original Wolf Man is one of the silver screen's most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal classic monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. The wolf man: complete legacy collection includes all 7 films from the original legacy including the eerie classic starring Lon Chaney Jr. and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of the tragic monster and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of the Wolf Man to this day"--Container
Sabu!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elephant Boy: A young mahout leads the British on an expedition through the jungle. The Drum: When his uncle assassinates his father, a young prince joins with the British colonialists to fight against his uncle. Jungle Book: A young boy is raised by wolves in the jungle
MagicImage Filmbooks presents The bride of Frankenstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spy in black by Michael Powell( Visual )

20 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conspirators plot to destroy the British fleet off Scotland's coast during World War I, but complications develop when tensions in their personal relationships confuse their loyalties
Great expectations( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1998 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Universal classic monsters collection by Bela Lugosi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wolf Man: Upon the death of his brother, Talbot returns from America to his ancestral home in Wales. He visits a gypsy camp with Jenny, a village girl, he is attacked by Bela, a gypsy who has turned into a werewolf. Talbot kills the werewolf but is bitten during the fight. Bela's mother tells him that this will cause him to become a werewolf at each full moon. Talbot confesses his plight to his unbelieving father, Sir John, who then joins the villagers in a hunt for the wolf. Talbot, transformed by the full moon, heads for the forest and a fateful meeting with both Sir John
 
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Хобсон, Валери

فاليرى هوبسون

والری هابسن

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