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Porter, Eric 1928-1995

Works: 227 works in 523 publications in 4 languages and 9,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Filmed plays  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films 
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
The world at war( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,126 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 )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 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 )

55 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 987 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 Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circa summer 1962, British and French police combine to find a professional killer who has been hired by the French OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, because the extremist group felt the general had betrayed them by granting independence to Algeria. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name Jackal, methodically prepares for his mission, while the authorities seek to uncover the plot that could stun the world
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Visual )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 735 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 620 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 Robert K Massie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 558 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 431 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
Anna Karenina( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and German and held by 368 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 337 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 )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 318 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 )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 191 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

Hitler's Germany, the People's Community 1933-1939: The harsh outcome of the First World War left Germany ripe for Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party's swift rise to power, promising a devastated nation's return to international prominence. With its stark, eye-catching iconography and Aryan ideals, the Third Reich set the stage for the 20th century's Second World War
The world at war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 147 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

From war to peace: Renowned historian Stephen Ambrose examines the aftermath of World War II. Was peace truly gained? Or did a new war, with weapons of policy, take it place?
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life and career of Winston Churchill between 1929 and 1939
Hitler : the last ten days( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation or dramatization of the last days of the Third Reich, Hitler behaving as if his empire were not crumbling around him. Incorporates actual historic footage
Agatha Christie : the Queen of Crime collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 104 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



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