WorldCat Identities

Laurie, John 1897-1980

Overview
Works: 225 works in 428 publications in 2 languages and 9,427 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy films  Fiction  War films  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Producer, Author of screenplay, Editor, Other, Honoree, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Laurie
 
Most widely held works by John Laurie
The 39 steps( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
Hamlet by Laurence Olivier( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard III: Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer and realizes that some things are more important than money
The four feathers by John Clements( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
The two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He after honor hunts, I after love. He leaves his friends to dignify them more, I leave myself, my friends and all, for love." Proteus - Act I, Scene. A Shakespeare Society Production. The complete play in four acts
The edge of the world( Visual )

27 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese presents this exquisite drama directed by Michael Powell. On a remote island off the coast of Scotland times are changing and as two young people plan to leave the island conflict and tragedy erupt
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman by Albert Lewin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora Reynolds (Gardner) is a nightclub singer on vacation in Spain, with whom all men fall hopelessly in love. But Pandora, never having known true love, is indifferent to her suitors' affections. Until, one evening, she swims out to a mysterious yacht and meets its captain--a Dutchman named Hendrick van der Zee (Mason)
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

23 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the excapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
Take back the night by John Laurie( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica is assaulted by James and she reports the crime but it is her word against his until Elizabeth finds a witness
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor--and the friends he betrayed--at any cost"--Container
The love of her life by Laurie John( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Believing she has met the man of her dreams, Elizabeth resists Todd's pleas for reconciliation, while Jessica faces the choice between duty and freedom, Mike fights for his life, and Steven goes on trial for attempted manslaughter
The Jupiter book of ballads( )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth in love by John Laurie( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much to her sister Jessica's dismay, Elizabeth Wakefield takes up with her old boyfriend, Sammy, again, as Neil acts secretive about his summer plans, and Chloe and Nina become friends after Chloe tries to change herself to be more attractive to the opposite sex
Summer of love by John Laurie( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth, Jessica, and their friends hit the road for a wild cross-country adventure during their summer off from the university
Living together by John Laurie( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica and her twin sister Elizabeth have moved out of their college dorm and have moved in with Sam and Neil
Paul Robeson : pioneer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema
Busted! by John Laurie( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica's curiosity leads her deeper and deeper into Nick Fox's mysterious world, and into the middle of a drug bust
The anthropic principle( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this documentary, physicists and astronomers assess the Anthropic Principle - mankind's place at the centre of the Universe and further theories arising from it
 
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Alternative Names
John Laurie acteur

John Laurie attore britannico

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John Laurie britisk skuespiller

John Laurie Brits acteur

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JOHN PATON LAURIE

Laurie John Paton

Laurie, John Paton 1897-1980

Lawrie John 1897-1980

Джон Лори

Ջոն Լորի դերասան

ג'ון לאורי

جان لوری بازیگر بریتانیایی

جون لاوري

ジョン・ローリー

Languages
English (130)

Spanish (1)