WorldCat Identities

Porter, Eric 1928-1995

Works: 215 works in 478 publications in 3 languages and 9,587 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Television mini-series  Television programs  Historical television programs  Detective and mystery films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Eric Porter
Most widely held works by Eric Porter
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death
The world at war by ltd Thames Television( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - and spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable experience."--Container
The day of the jackal by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born into a miserable workhouse orphanage, Oliver eventually flees to London, where the cheerful Artful Dodger immediately befriends him and introduces him to the villainous Fagin and his gang of thieves. Temporarily rescued from the prospect of a life of crime by the kindly Mr. Brownlow, Oliver finds himself pursued by savage thief Bill Sikes and the enigmatic Monks
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het wel en wee van drie generaties van een machtige Londense familie
Why didn't they ask Evans? by Agatha Christie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a round of golf on a cliff-top course in Wales, Bobby Jones discovers a man lying gravely injured on the rocks below. His last words, "Why didn't they ask Evans?," leads Bobby and his friend on a quest to find out what happened to the man
Anna Karenina by Basil Coleman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the epic saga of love, marriage, heartbreak, and tragedy among the 19th-century aristocracy in Anna Karenina. Young, vivacious, and breathtakingly beautiful, Anna seems resigned to a passionless marriage of convenience. But when she meets the dashing soldier, Count Vronsky, she risks scandal and ruin to pursue true love. Experience the unbridled passion and of Anna's star-crossed affair and its far-reaching effects on her family, friends, and social order
Antony and Cleopatra( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Returning to Denmark, Prince Hamlet finds his father killed and the throne usurped by his uncle. Inspired by his father's ghost to seek vengeance, he is forced to consider the nature of murder and violence, revenge and intrigue, sex and desire, paranoia and madness and the very essence of humanity itself."--Container
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's tragic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life and career of Winston Churchill between 1929 and 1939
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed by critics as one of the most thoughtful and important TV dramas ever, the sweeping fourteen-part remastered adaptation of Paul Scott's Raj Quartet is the story of the men and women of both ruling and ruled classes of WWII India, trying amidst the turmoil to come to terms with the drastic changes taking place around them, knowing that their lives will never be the same again
The world at war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two deaths of Adolf Hitler: Did Hitler die from a self-inflicted gunshot? Or did he swallow cyanide with his recent bride Eva Braun? Interviews with Hitler's secretary and Russian doctors attempt to lay the controversy to rest
The world at war( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical collection of the words and film footage of World War II featuring interviews with statesmen and military leaders of the time
The world at war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warrior: A measured and decidedly unromantic look at the heat of battle, WARRIOR weaves together eyewitness accounts and rarely seen archival to reveal the deadly realities of combat
Hitler the last ten days( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitler's last days in an underground bunker give insight to his special breed of madness. The Fuehrer sits with chief leaders on his 56th birthday and watches the collapse of Nazi Germany while eating chocolate cake. As the reports of advancing Red Army troops reach him, Hitler is married to his mistress, Eva Braun. The guests are each given a silver-framed picture of The Fuehrer and two cyanide capsules
William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the passionate love affair of Mark Antony and Cleopatra of Egypt against a background of political intrigue, and land and sea battles. Shows the final death of the lovers
Agatha Christie : the Queen of Crime collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkling cyanide: An elderly husband and wife are unlikely looking secret agents brought in to investigate the murder of a powerful soccer club manager's beautiful trophy wife at a glitzy champagne event. Why didn't they ask Evans?: A local vicar finds a man lying fatally injured and unconscious on the rocks at the foot of a cliff. His last words before passing were spoken clearly to the vicar "Why didn't they ask Evans?".The Seven Dials mystery: Detective Bundle sets off to solve a grisly crime in which two foreign officers were murdered. The case is made more difficult when she enters the world of espionage and discovers the mysterious Seven Dials Club
The final solution( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how Hitler carried out the systematic extermination of millions of Jews in German death camps during World War II. Extensive use is made of period photos and film as well as shocking footage filmed by the Germans themselves. Also featured are moving, personal stories, told by death camp survivors and in-depth interviews with former German participants
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Alternative Names
Eric Porter acteur britannique

Eric Porter attore britannico

Eric Porter britischer Schauspieler

Eric Porter britisk skodespelar

Eric Porter britisk skuespiller

Eric Porter brittisk skdespelare

Eric Porter Eric porter

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اریک پرتر بازیگر بریتانیایی

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