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De la Tour, Frances 1944-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 306 publications in 6 languages and 16,101 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Steampunk films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Recipient, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frances De la Tour
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Kingsleigh is a young woman at a crossroads. Not knowing what she wants from life, she is being pushed, pulled, strong-armed, and confused into doing what everyone expects of her. A marriage proposal in front of friends and family pushes Alice over the edge and down the rabbit hole into a place she hasn't visited since her father died 10 years before. Only problem is, she's now a very different person, has no memories of Underland, and is somehow still expected to be someone she's not. How can she argue with something that's mapped out in full visual splendor in the prophetic Oraculum? With the help of The Mad Hatter, The White Queen, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Absolom, The Cheshire Cat, and the Bandersnatch, can Alice unlock the mystery of her past and light a path to her future?
The Book of Eli by Albert Hughes( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eli walks alone in post-apocalyptic America. He heads west along the Highway of Death on a mission he doesn't fully understand but knows he must complete. In his backpack is the last copy of a book that could become the wellspring of a revived society. Or in the wrong hands, the hammer of a despot. Eli keeps his blade sharp and his survival instincts sharper as his quest thrusts him into a savage wasteland
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett's strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in the 1970s before allowing her temporarily to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home. She stayed there for 15 years. As the story develops Bennett learns that Miss Shepherd is really Margaret Fairchild (died 1989), a former gifted pupil of the pianist Alfred Cortot. She had played Chopin in a promenade concert, tried to become a nun, was committed to an institution by her brother, escaped, had an accident when her van was hit by a motorcyclist for which she believed herself to blame, and thereafter lived in fear of arrest
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid 1980s in a grey and grim northern grammar school, a select number of very bright boys are desperately trying to pass the Oxbridge entrance exams. The story illustrates the bravado, humour and vulnerability of teenagers as they navigate their way to adulthood
Vicious( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging partners Freddie and Stuart have lived together in their Covent Garden flat for nearly 50 years. Freddie was once a budding actor and Stuart worked in a bar when they first met, but their alleged careers are beyond moribund and their lives now consist of entertaining their frequent guests, making sure that their aged dog Balthazar is still breathing, and hurling caustic insults at each other. They adore each other
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rollicking adventures of Tom Jones as he romps across 18th century England, from bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
The cherry orchard by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Ranevskaya returns to her decaying estate in pre-Revolutionary Russia after an exile in Paris. The estate and its beloved cherry orchard are threatened by Ranevskaya's financial problems, and no one seems able to do anything about it
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Vicious( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the comedic story of aging partners Freddie and Stuart, two men who have lived together in their Covent Garden flat for nearly 50 years
Private Peaceful( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the gritty rural lives and loves of Tommo and Charlie -- two young brothers -- and their poor Devonshire family from 1909 until 1916, when the outbreak of war destroys their country idyll. Both join up (one under age) leaving behind the beautiful Molly who is the love of both their lives. The young men survive gas attacks, shelling, German troops and the appalling deaths of their close friends. But one thing they cannot escape is summary military justice
The collection by Lionel Richie( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1947. A fashion empire rises from the ashes of war-torn Paris, run by the breathtakingly charming and thoroughly ruthless Paul Sabine. But behind the glamour and elegance lies a devastating secret that threatens to destroy the company's delicately built success. Sophisticated and contemporary in tone, this is a story about the price of success, set during a pivotal moment in France's history
Vicious : the finale by Gary Hume( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It returns for an hour-long special series finale, charting a year in the life of our beloved characters. Freddie and Stuart are back, joined as ever by Violet, Ash, Penelope and Mason. In spring, Freddie and Stuart attempt to hide their recently gained inheritance. Violet has financial troubles after her recent divorce and Ash struggles to meet his rent. Signs of Freddie and Stuart's expenditure, soon threatens the pretense as their home is overrun with guests
Into the woods : [soundtrack] by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Waking the dead( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Boyd and his team are back to reopen the files of more cold cases. A spectral leader calling himself "The Shepherd" is inciting vulnerable women to commit murder; a sadomasochistic killer is counting off his victims, leaving the word "sorry" carved into their skin; and the discovery of an unexploded bomb threatens to bring unforeseen upheaval to the team
The history boys by Alan Bennett( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the purpose of education? Is it to pass exams or is it to encourage a desire for learning? For General Studies teacher Hector, it is to make pupils think for themselves, to ignite a passion for something that can sustain them throughout their lives. Offered by new substitute Mr. Irwin--for whom truth is the first casualty of exam-passing--are techniques that are most likely to impress a bored examiner. The formidably precocious grammar school boys themselves chase the Holy Grail for a crème-de-la-crème career path: passing an Oxbridge entrance exam
Flickers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnie Cole is a lovable Cockney rogue who wants to move up in the fledgling silent-film industry. Prowling for potential investors, Arnie finds haughty, hypercritical Maud and gets far more than he bargained for. While keeping creditors at bay, squabbling actors on task, and an egotistical director under budget, Arnie and Maud try to build a business based on make-believe. In the process, they mangage to kindle an unorthodox, but very real, romance
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by Chris Columbus( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry Potter's name emerges from the Goblet of Fire, he becomes a competitor in a grueling battle for glory among three wizarding schools in the Triwizard Tournament. But since Harry never submitted his name for the Tournament, who did? Now Harry must confront a deadly dragon, fierce water demons and an enchanted maze as Harry, Ron and Hermione must leave childhood forever and take on challenges greater than anything they could have imagined
The history of Tom Jones. a foundling by British Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the wealthy and compassionate Squire Allworthy finds an abandoned new baby boy lying on his bed, he vows to look after him. The orphan is christened Tom Jones and he is raised on the estate along with Allworthy's menacing nephew, Master Blifil. Tom is forgiven numerous adolescent pranks, but when his childhood affection for his neighbor Sophia Western blossoms into adult love, his idyllic life is rudely shattered"--Container
 
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The Book of Eli
Alternative Names
Frances de la Tour actrice britannique

Frances de la Tour actriță britanică

Frances de la Tour actriu britànica

Frances de la Tour actriz británica

Frances de la Tour aktorka brytyjska

Frances de la Tour attrice inglese

Frances de la Tour britische Schauspielerin

Frances de la Tour British actress

Frances de la Tour Brits actrice

Frances de la Tour pemeran perempuan asal Britania Raya

Francisca de la Tour

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Φράνσις ντε λα Τουρ

Фрэнсис де ла Тур

Ֆրենսիս դե լա Տուր

פרנסס דה לה טור

פרנסס דה לה טור שחקנית בריטית

فرانس دو لا تور

فرانس دو لا تور بازیگر انگلیسی

ფრანსის დე ლა ტური

프랜시스 데 라 투어

フランシス・デ・ラ・トゥーア

法蘭西斯·狄·拉·托爾

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Tom JonesAgatha Christie MarpleWaking the deadThe history boysFlickersHarry Potter and the goblet of fireThe history of Tom Jones. a foundling