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Mowbray, Alan 1896-1969

Overview
Works: 207 works in 443 publications in 3 languages and 9,653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Mowbray
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[B]ased on the true story of Anna Leonowens, an English widow who comes to Bangkok in the 1860s to serve as governess to the many children of the King of Siam ... [T]he King is a magnetic and unforgettable figure. When Anna and the King get to know each other, it is mutual respect -- and the surprising lessons they learn from each other -- that leads to one of the most unusual and spellbinding friendships in musical history."--Container
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,104 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
My man Godfrey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A zany millionaire family invites a tramp to be their butler
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

18 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Topper ; Topper returns( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer
My man Godfrey by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. Ditzy socialite Carole Lombard thinks she's giving tramp William Powell a break-- and it's the best break anyone's ever given her whole family. 2. Conniving editor Cary Grant thinks news of a jailbreak is just the ticket to keep reporter Rosalind Russell from leaving her job-- and him. This pair of classic comedies turn disasters: the Depression, alcoholism, crime and death, and bad choices: a warm-hearted but empty-headed gesture that brings a man into the orbit of a selfish, suspicious family, and a manipulative attempt to stop a proposed marriage, into health, wealth, and happy romantic endings
Terror by night by Basil Rathbone( Visual )

32 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock and Watson investigate the murder on a train from London to Edinburgh and how it might be connected to an attempted jewel theft
John Ford's My darling Clementine( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp is the sturdy lawman who sets about the task of shaping up the disorderly Arizona town of Tombstone, with the help of the boozy, tubercular gambler and gunman Doc Holliday. Though initially at cross-purposes, the pair ultimately team up to confront the violent Clanton gang
Mary of Scotland by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama about the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin Elizabeth, Queen of England
Charlie Chan in London( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To investigate a young woman's claim that her brother has been framed for murder, Chan invites himself to a stately English manor, where guests gathering for a fox hunt unwittingly harbor the real killer!"--Container
I wake up screaming( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somebody killed Vicky Lynn and the police are looking at only one suspect, promoter Frankie Christopher. Frankie believes Inspector Ed Cornell is trying to pin him for the murder of Vicky. Did he really kill her, or does he know who did?
Wagon master( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mormon wagon train headed for Utah hooks up with two horse traders, the members of a traveling medicine show, and a tribe of Navajo Indians. The group is threatened by a gang of outlaws who use the wagon train as a hideout
Way Down South( Visual )

6 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1939 musical about plantation life in the antebellum South features lyrics by the great African-American poet Langston Hughes. The movie is a curious period piece with a somewhat unrealistic attitude toward the treatment of African-American slaves, but the perspective is fascinating and the music and singing memorable
Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben and Jo McKenna, are an innocent American couple vacationing in Morocco with their young son. But their simple plans turn into a nightmare after a French spy dies in Ben's arms at a Marrakesh market, and their son is kidnapped and taken to another country. A thrilling tale of international espionage, assassinations and terror
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Rathbone portrays the deductive genius, Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce his mystified colleague, Dr. Watson in these fourteen classic films
My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arrivés près de Tombstone, les frères Earp confient pour la nuit la garde du troupeau au plus jeune d'entre eux, James. À leur retour, les bêtes ont disparu et ils découvrent James assassiné. Afin que justice soit faite, Wyatt Earp devient shérif de Tombstone, secondé par ses frères. Le clan Clanton l'attend cependant au tournant ainsi que l'influent Doc Holliday, dont la fiancé Clémentine, ne laisse pas Wyatt indifférent." [Source : jaquette]
Hollywood Hotel by Busby Berkeley( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you love music, check into Hollywood Hotel. The story's about a filmland newbie caught between a spoiled star and her likeable look-alike. But the movie's about Busby Berkeley's ace direction--and music, music, music
A majority of one( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish Brooklyn widow Bertha Jacoby and Japanese businessman Koichi Asano develop an unlikely relationship when they meet in Tokyo
Rose Marie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie de Flor, a glamorous Canadian prima donna, is renowned for her beauty, exquisite voice and fierce temperament. When news arrives that her brother Jack has been wounded in a prison escape, Marie realizes she must go to him despite the danger. Lured into the wilderness, she encounters Sgt. Bruce, who is hunting the fugitive. Sgt. Bruce is soon hot on Marie's trail as well!
 
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Around the world in eighty days
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My man GodfreyMary of ScotlandAlfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too MuchMy darling Clementine
Alternative Names
Alan Mowbray acteur britannique

Alan Mowbray attore inglese

Alan Mowbray britischer Schauspieler

Alan Mowbray britisk skodespelar

Alan Mowbray britisk skuespiller

Alan Mowbray Brits acteur (1896-1969)

Alan Mowbray brittisk skådespelare

Alan Mowbray englesche Schauspiller

Allen, Ernest, 1896-1969

Mowbray, Allan 1896-1969

Алан Маубрэй

Ալան Մաուբրեյ

ألان موبراي

آلن موبری بازیگر بریتانیایی

アラン・モウブレイ

Languages
English (133)

Italian (1)

French (1)