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Price, Dennis 1915-1973

Works: 101 works in 272 publications in 6 languages and 3,925 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Detective and mystery films  Juvenile works  Fiction  Humor  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Dennis Price
Most widely held works by Dennis Price
Kind hearts and coronets by Robert Hamer( Visual )
40 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis Mazzini seeks to avenge his mother's disinheritance by ascending to her family's dukedom. To do this, he must kill eight of his relatives in the d'Ascoyne family
A Canterbury tale by Michael Powell( Visual )
19 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a blackout, three train passengers arrive at Chillingbourne in Kent. Londoner Alison Smith is a feisty representative of the Women's Land Army (aka the "land girls"). Bob Johnson is an American soldier whose intended destination was Canterbury. Peter Gibbs is a classical music student who worked in peacetime as a cinema organist. As they make their way through the village, Alison has something poured on to her hair by an unseen attacker. She is the latest victim of the Glue Man, a nocturnal rogue who harasses young women who date American soldiers. She, along with Bob and Peter, vow to track him down. Ostensibly a mystery, the film is principally a portrait of the bucolic English countryside during wartime
Victim by Basil Dearden( Visual )
21 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the problems of the criminalization of homosexual acts between consenting adults. Bogarde plays a successful barrister who places his career on the line by 'coming out' in order to expose a blackmail racket. It was the first British film to concentrate on male homosexuality and was made with the specific intention of supporting the new recommendations of the 1957 Wolfenden Committee for the partial decriminalization of male homosexual acts
Tunes of glory ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men
I'm all right Jack by John Boulting( Visual )
5 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Peter Sellers won his only British Academy Award for his career-making performance as Socialist shop steward Fred Kite in this brilliant class-struggle comedy. Ian Carmichael ... co-stars as naive Oxford graduate Stanley Windrush, who is hired as a common worker at his wealthy uncle's missile factory and quickly becomes a pawn in the battle between management and Mr. Kite's labor union. But can both sides stop a complete nitwit from single-handedly destroying the economy while becoming the symbol of integrity for an entire nation?"
School for scoundrels by Todd Phillips( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. S. Potter is headmaster of a school which gives instruction on "How to win without actually cheating." The school teaches the ways to seduce a women, gain points in a conversation, or beating someone who plays a better game. One of Mr. Potter's pupils is a desperate Henry Palfrey whose every attempt to win the heart of April Smith has been thwarted by the cad Raymond Delauney. Needless to say Mr. Potter's instructions allow Henry to vanquish his nemesis and win April's affections, though not quite as Mr. Potter had intended
A high wind in Jamaica ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerned that their children aren't growing up as "civilized" as they would in their native England, a couple decides to leave Jamaica and return home with their family. However, when they inadvertently find their way onto a pirate ship, the children befriend, outwit and even frighten their shipmates
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten people--eight strangers and two married domestics--come from near and far to attend a posh weekend gala at a remote castle. What's the occasion? Each has unwittingly been invited to his/her own murder
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family ; The Lavender Hill mob: A bank clerk devises a plot to steal a fortune in gold from his own bank ; The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty ; The captain's paradise: The captain of an international ferryboat secretly enjoys one wife in Gibraltar and another in Tangier ; The ladykillers: A band of vicious bank robbers rent a room from an elderly widow
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie by Bruce Beresford( Visual )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this fan-bloody-tastic classic, Australia's favourite wild colonial boy, Barry McKenzie, journeys to the old country accompanied by his Aunt Edna Everage to take a Captain Cook and further his cultural and intellectual education. Faster than a rat up a drainpipe, Bazza heads for Earl's Court to catch up with a bonzer bunch of ex-pat bastards - and from there rampages through London, cracking tubes, parking the tiger, pointing percy, flashing the nasty and handing out knuckle-sandwiches to the unsuspecting Poms - who wouldn't even know a tram was up 'em 'till the bell rang!
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this comic film a beautiful, spoiled heiress has everything money can buy, except a husband. After a disastrous first marriage, she sets her sights on a dedicated but poor Indian doctor who has saved her from suicide
Alec Guinness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following his mother's death, Edwardian gentleman Louis Mazzini plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family. To gain this inheritance, Louis must first murder a line of eccentric heirs to the title
The magic bow ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episodes in the life of the volin virtuoso Paganini
The horror of Frankenstein ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victor Frankenstein returns from medical school with a depraved taste for beautiful women and fiendish experiments. But when the doctor runs out of fresh body parts for his 'research', he turns to murder to complete his gruesome creation. Now, his monster has unleashed its own ghastly killing spree
Twins of evil ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two orphaned identical twins, Maria and Frieda Gellhorn, move to the village of Karnstein to live with their uncle Gustav Weil, a fanatical puritan and leader of the local witch-hunting brotherhood. The village Count, an evil man who secretly practices Satanism, uses black magic and transforms into a vampire. Unhappy with her new life, Frieda seeks escape and tragically falls under the spell of the Count. Now overcome with an insatiable hunger for human blood, Frieda has to hide her secret from her sister, and escape her uncle's killing grasp!
Venus in furs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A traumatized trumpeter sucked into a whirlpool of psycho-sexual horror along with his sultry girlfriend, a kinky lesbian, a depraved playboy and the mysterious beauty who may lead them all straight to Hell
Vampiros lesbos ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Countess Nadine Carody, a vampire with an insatiable thirst for female blood, lures women to her isolated island to love ... then kill ... her victims! Linda Westinghouse comes to the island and falls under the vampire's seductive spell, only to find a living nightmare she may never be able to escape
Noblesse oblige by Robert Hamer( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afin de reconquérir son titre de noblesse, Louis d'Ascoyne Mazzini, renié par sa famille, décide de se venger de ceux qui l'ont écarté. Mourront tour à tour sept personnes. Tout irait pour le mieux s'il n'était pas arreté pour un meurtre qu'il n'a pas commis
Alice's adventures in wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A colorful musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, Alice In Wonderland
Curse of the voodoo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big game hunter Mike Stacey leads a safari in the African jungle. After shooting and killing a lion, a tribe of lion worshippers places a curse on Stacey. The curse follows Mike back to London where it begins to take a terrible toll. Mike is told that only the death of the witchdoctor can lift the curse. So, he returns to the jungle in a desperate attempt to save his own life
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Rose-Price, Dennistoun Franklyn John 1915-1973