WorldCat Identities

Newton, Robert 1905-1956

Overview
Works: 298 works in 1,036 publications in 6 languages and 14,347 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Historical films  History  Children's films  Comedy films  Romance films  Romances  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Newton
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

63 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 1,103 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
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,097 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Disney (Walt) Productions( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2000 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fifth with his battell fought at Agincourt in France( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 825 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
Gaslight by Thorold Dickinson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 762 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
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

8 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 744 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
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

106 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 735 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
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 620 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

73 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Henry V
Treasure Island by Byron Haskin( Visual )

26 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come aboard the good ship Hispaniola and set sail in search of buried treasure in one of Disney's most critically acclaimed adventure classics--presented for the first time in its original, uncut theatrical version!
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several dramatized short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural. All 39 episodes of the first season of the Emmy Award-winning murder-mystery series
The desert rats by Richard Murphy( Visual )

16 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 512 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
Henry V( Visual )

18 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 466 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
Odd man out( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 389 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 323 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
Les Misérables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 286 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
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
Around the world in 80 days by Frank Coraci( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the story by Jules Verne about a man's endeavor to circumnavigate the world in 80 days
Long John Silver( Visual )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2018 in English and held by 201 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
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

22 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny McQueen, leader of a clandestine Irish organization, has been hiding in the house of Kathleen and her mother, planning a hold-up that will provide his group with the funds needed to continue its activities. During the hold-up, things go sour: Johnny is wounded, cannot make it back to the hideout, and disappears in the back-alleys of Belfast. Immediately, a large-scale man-hunt is launched, and the city is tightly covered by the constabulary, whose chief is intent on capturing Johnny and the other members of the gang
 
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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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