WorldCat Identities

Cole, George 1925-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 247 publications in 1 language and 3,805 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Christmas stories  Motion pictures  Christmas films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure television programs  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by George Cole
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic Dickens story about a bitter old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Marple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fianceĢ Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets behind the well-trimmed hedges
Station Jim ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man working in a train station befriends a dog that can do amazing tricks. When the Queen of England is set to visit the station, an assassination attempt is put on her. Will the most unlikely of characters save the day?
The belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A farce set among the uninhibited pupils of an unorthodox school. A sultan sends his daughter to St. Trinian's because it is near his racehorse stables. One of the students kidnaps the sultan's prize mare and pandemonium ensues
Scrooge by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic Dickens story about a bitter old man who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Dr. Syn the Scarecrow of Romney Marsh - 1964 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 1736 and rebellion rolls across the English countryside as the peasants of the Dymchurch parish struggle under the strain created by King George III's oppresive taxes. Romney Marsh, the parish vicar Dr. Syn, disguised as "The Scarecrow," rides to the defense of the hard-pressed farmers and villagers
Joseph L. Mankiewicz' Cleopatra ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this epic-spectacle; its opulence and sweeping grandeur have never been more glorious. Elizabeth Taylor stars as Cleopatra, the glamorous and cunning queen of Egypt. To secure her hold on power, she seduces the rulers of Rome, only to meet her match in Marc Antony, played by Richard Burton. Their passionate romance could decide the fate of the world's greatest empires
The Bounder ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard is a con man that everyone falls for, except his stuffy brother-in-law Trevor. So when Howard moves in with him and his wife, Trevor constantly tries to one-up his scheming brother-in-law
Minder. the original series ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episodes of the British television series of the adventures of a professional London bodyguard hired out by his shady employer to take care of other people's property
Countess Dracula ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Countess Dracula is a voracious vampire vixen who discovers that virgins' blood holds the secret to eternal youth. She travels the countryside looking for the best looking maidens that she can find to quench her thirst for blood
Minder. the original series ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episodes of the British television series of the adventures of a professional London bodyguard hired out by his shady employer to take care of other people's property
Minder, the original series ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smooth-talking used car salesman Arthur Daley, a man synonymous with dodgy goods and shady deals, hires former boxer Terry McCain to be his 'minder' (bodyguard) to protect him from other small time crooks
Minder. the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Smooth-talking used car salesman Arthur Daley, a man synonymous with dodgy goods and shady deals, hires former boxer Terry McCain to be his 'minder' (bodyguard) to protect him from other small time crooks"--Container
Minder, the original series ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episodes of the British television series of the adventures of a professional London bodyguard hired out by his shady employer to take care of other people's property
The pure hell of St Trinian's by Frank Launder ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some comely young women have just burnt down their school and shock the world by getting acquitted when hauled into the Old Bailey. It seems the judge is keen on them and besides, an unscrupulous shyster posing as a professor offers to rebuild the school. Instead, he takes the offenders on a bogus tour of Greece and once they are underway, he leads them to his real goal -- forced matrimony to the sons of an Arab sheik
Root into Europe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hilarious comedy about the cranky and eccentric Henry Root, a retired wet fish merchant, who is waging a one-man war against the influx of foreign culture threatened by the coming European union. As self- appointed guardian of the English way of life, sets out with long-suffering wife Muriel on a reconnaissance mission. During their journey, which takes them to France, Belgium, Holland, Spain, Italy and Germany they encounter a bewildering array
The Green Man ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hawkins, a professional assassin, is reactivated to do away with Sir Gregory Upshoot, a politician. Hawkins tracks his quarry to a decrepit seaside resort called The Green Man and here waits to spring his trap. Hawkins is disguised as a simple clockmaker. He has planted a bomb to be exploded just when Sir Gregory arrives, but the victim does not appear. Vacuum salesman William Blake, a bumbler of the first rank, stumbles upon the plot and conducts a wild search for the killer at the inn, never for a moment suspecting the meek-mannered Hawkins. At the last minute he unearths the bomb and, seconds before it explodes, throws it out of a window and literally undoes Hawkins
Rough diamond ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aging criminal mastermind Des simply won't go gentle into that good night. Donning all manner of disguises, he can fool the authorities -- and his marks -- into thinking he's just another harmless old geezer. Behind his spectacles, though, Des always has his eye out for the next big score in diamonds, gold, or piles of cold cash. His intricately planned heists prove so daring and so outrageous that he always gets his target. And as for Des's victims -- well, they get what they deserve
 
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Alternative Names
Cole, George E. 1925-
Cole, George Edward 1925-
Languages
English (90)
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