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Newton, Robert 1905-1956

Works: 172 works in 809 publications in 7 languages and 13,301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Children's films  Romance films  Crime films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works about Robert Newton
Most widely held works by Robert Newton
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

109 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry V, the arrogant young King of England who, insulted by the French court, declares war on France. But when the English troops suffer devastating casualties, young King Harry realizes that there is more to leadship than royal pride. Calling his men to arms with the stirring St. Crispin's speech, Harry leads his soldiers into battle. Outnumbered by five-to-one, they turn England's near defeat into its greatest glory
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

42 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long John Silver and a cabin boy match wits in this outstanding Disney tale
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

40 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,404 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
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

82 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,394 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
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

63 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,153 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 the villain in this moody atmosphere
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis : en plena época victoriana un pianista se casa con una bella joven y se van a vivir juntos a casa de una tía de ella, que fue misteriosamente asesinada años atrás. Pero la felicidad de la mujer termina cuando empieza a oir unos extraños ruidos que la aterrorizan
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

51 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 583 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
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army
The desert rats by Robert Wise( Visual )

20 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 528 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 Robert Hossein( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 450 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 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaican Inn: An Irish orphan girl goes to live with an uncle who is discovered to be involved in a group of smuggling highwaymen ravaging the area
Noël Coward's This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )

46 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939 as they are forced to face each crisis as it comes, in order to survive individually and as a family
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

6 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 276 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 )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 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
Long John Silver's return to Treasure Island( Visual )

33 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and held by 164 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
Long John Silver( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 158 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
The adventures of Long John Silver( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 133 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
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 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Androcles and the lion: Androcles is a Christian in ancient Rome who applies that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are eventually arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who did it.?--International Movie Data Base
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!
David Lean directs Noël Coward( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 110 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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Robert Newton acteur britannique

Robert Newton attore inglese

Robert Newton britischer Schauspieler

Robert Newton britisk skodespelar

Robert Newton britisk skuespiller

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Oliver TwistBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraThe desert ratsLes misérables