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Porter, Eric 1928-1995

Overview
Works: 153 works in 371 publications in 3 languages and 8,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Television plays  Television mini-series  Personal narratives  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eric Porter
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,784 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 )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,318 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 2003 in 3 languages and held by 810 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 )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 798 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
The Forsyte saga ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family
Why didn't they ask Evans? by John Davies ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 301 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 Nicola Pagett ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 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 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion
Winston Churchill, the wilderness years ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the life and career of Winston Churchill between 1929 and 1939
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare ( Visual )
in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's tragic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 200 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
William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 127 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
Hitler the last ten days ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 124 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
The final solution ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and held by 88 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 )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 59 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 second generation ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues the saga of the Forsytes into a second generation. The fabled Forsyte family saga continues. Fleur, the daughter of Soames and Annette, and Jon, the son of Irene and Jolyon, meet by chance as youngsters. A decade later, they meet again and fall instantly - and disasterously - in love. This era in the saga of the privileged Forsytes unfolds amid the gaiety and social upheaval of the 1920's, the dawn of the modern age. (Granada Television, 2003)
Agatha Christie's Why didn't they ask Evans? by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 41 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 dramatic works of William Shakespeare. tragedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maintains all the tension of a murder mystery as it examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt and death
The world at war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An historical collection of the words and film footage of World War II featuring penetrating interviews with statesmen and military leaders of the time
The Terence Rattigan collection by Terence Rattigan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A selection of plays, plus a series of monologues, written by Terence Rattigan
 
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English (149)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
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