WorldCat Identities

Porter, Eric 1928-1995

Works: 167 works in 516 publications in 7 languages and 9,810 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Filmed plays  History  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Televised plays  Documentary television programs 
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 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,987 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 )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,414 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 )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 869 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
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 780 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
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 552 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 )

22 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and German and held by 426 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 by Basil Coleman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 350 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? by John Davies( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 347 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 )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India
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
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life and career of Winston Churchill between 1929 and 1939
The world at war( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 159 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 143 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 134 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 123 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 94 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 77 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
The pumpkin eater( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told in a series of episodic flashbacks, the film is the story of a British housewife's emotional breakdown in the face of impending middle age. Jo, a beutiful woman with many children from several marriages, has a comfortable and seemingly stable marriage to a famous writer. But her husband lusts after other women and Jo becomes painfully aware that she is defined by the trappings of her bourgeois existence. Her realization sends her into a spiral of depression and rage
The Forsyte saga, the first generation( Visual )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins in 1879 and revolves around the Forsytes and London's upper-middle class society
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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

Эрик Портер

אריק פורטר

اریک پرتر بازیگر بریتانیایی

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