Calthrop, Donald 1888-1940
Most widely held works by Donald Calthrop
Scrooge ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
The classic tale of the ultimate Victorian miser, who must face his past, present, and future through a series of ghosts, is back fully restored and in color for the first time!
Number seventeen ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
[Number seventeen] A comedy-thriller about an unsuspecting, innocent hobo who accidentally stumbles across the hideout of a gang of jewel thieves.
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Barbara Undershaft is a Salvation Army officer who speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization.
Blackmail ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
After a young woman accidentally kills a man in self-defense, she finds herself the target of a blackmail scheme.
Scrooge ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
The classic Charles Dickens tale of the cold hearted miser who is reformed by the Ghosts of Christmas.
Alfred Hitchcock the early years of the master of suspense ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The ring: A local prizefighter loses everything after being defeated by a champion in the ring and embarks on a quest to set up a rematch-- and revenge.
A classic Christmas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Scrooge: a miser hasn't a good word for Christmas, though his impoverished clerk Cratchit and nephew Fred are full of holiday spirit. But in the night, Scrooge is visited by spirits who change his mind.
Number 17 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A comedy thriller in which an unsuspecting innocent hobo accidentally stumbles across the hideout of a gang of jewel thieves. Exciting chase sequence involves a train and bus.
Alfred Hitchcock, the lady vanishes & Sabotage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Five classic movies filmed in the late 1920s and the 1930s, directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Number seventeen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Number 17 (66 min.) is a comedy-thriller about an unsuspecting, innocent hobo who accidentally stumbles across the hideout of a gang of jewel thieves. In The Cheney vase (25 min.) a museum worker decides to steal an important vase from one of the museum's benefactors after being fired from his position.
Love from a stranger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A woman wins a lottery and is soon swept off her feet by a handsome stranger who exhibits increasingly disturbing behavior.
Hitchcock blackmail ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Rebelling against the possessiveness of her police boyfriend, a young woman agrees to pose for an artist. Resisting his advances, she ends up murdering him in self-defense. Her boyfriend is assigned to the case, and soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else.
Alfred Hitchcock classics. Volume four ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Blackmail: Police detective Frank Webber takes his girlfriend, Alice White, out for the evening. Her secret meeting with another man has disastrous consequences after he attempts to assault her and she kills him in self defense. Frank is assigned to the case. Someone who knows Alice's secret is willing to blackmail her. The manxman: Kate's boyfriend Pete, leaves to seek his fortune. She begins to spend time with his friend, Philip. The two fall for each other, but resist an affair, until word gets to Kate that Pete has died. Just as the two find themselves happy, another shocking secret from the past is revealed, and Kate's life is forever changed.
Scrooge by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Charles Dickens' immortal Christmas classic comes to life in this heartwarming holiday film. On Christmas Eve, the ghost of Jacob Marley, Scrooge's late business partner, comes to haunt old Scrooge and give him glimpses into his past, present and future. Frightened by the visions he sees, Scrooge wakes up a new man, vowing to change his miserly ways forever.
Alfred Hitchcock. Disc 2 the early years of the master of suspense ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Murder!: An actress is sentenced to death after being convicted of murder, but an unconvinced juror sets out to find the real killer in time to save the innocent woman.
Blackmail Easy virtue / [Gainsborough Pictures ; C.M. Woolf and Michael Balcon present] ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Easy virtue: Laurita Finton is accused by her husband of being in love with an artist. There is a trial, but the artist, who has been rejected by the girl, kills himself. Laurita's world is destroyed so she decides to leave, changing her identity and starting a new life. She falls in love with a rich young man, John Whittaker, but his family doesn't like Laurita, a girl with an "easy virtue". John's mother finds out about the shadows in Laurita's past and tells everything to her son.
The 39 steps ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
39 steps: Richard Hannay is on vacation in London when he meets a mysterious woman who tells him of a spy ring which she is trying to crack. She doesn't know the identity of the masterspy, but does know a few revealing details. Later she is murdered--before Hannay can learn anything more. His own life now in danger, Hannay sets out to solve a mystery.
Christmas movie classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
In the first feature a man is prevented from committing suicide by a guardian angel who shows him the good he has done in his life. A cold hearted miser is shown the error of his ways by the ghosts of Christmas in Scrooge.
José Ferrer in Cyrano de Bergerac ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Cyrano de Bergerac: In 17th-century Paris, a long-nosed poet and swordsman helps his handsome friend win the girl he himself loves.
Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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