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Porter, Eric 1928-1995

Overview
Works: 223 works in 508 publications in 4 languages and 9,895 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Filmed plays  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Tragedies (Drama) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Eric Porter
 
Most widely held works by Eric Porter
The world at war( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,125 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
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 869 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
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )

49 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De arme weesjongen Oliver vlucht uit het werkhuis naar Londen, waar hij terecht komt bij een dievenbende
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 559 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
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of William Shakespeare's play depicting the story of Marc Antony and Cleopatra, with exotic scenery and a cast of thousands
Anna Karenina( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and German and held by 366 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
Why didn't they ask Evans?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 336 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
The jewel in the crown by Christopher Morahan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 292 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 : the definitive history of the second world war by Jeremy Isaacs( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical collection in words and film of World War II
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's tragic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
Oliver Twist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 189 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
The world at war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 157 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 146 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 )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 138 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 119 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
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life and career of Winston Churchill between 1929 and 1939
Agatha Christie : the Queen of Crime collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 103 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
 
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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 skådespelare

Eric Porter Eric porter

Porter, Eric Richard 1928-1995

Эрик Портер

Էրիկ Պորտեր

אריק פורטר

اریک پرتر بازیگر بریتانیایی

エリック・ポーター

艾力·波達

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