WorldCat Identities

Thomas, Ralph 1915-2001

Overview
Works: 131 works in 336 publications in 2 languages and 971 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Action and adventure films  Spy films  War films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager , Producer, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ralph Thomas
 
Most widely held works by Ralph Thomas
A Tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

50 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic tale by Dickens about two men and the woman they both love, set during the turmoil of the French revolution
Doctor in the house by Ralph Thomas( Visual )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four roommates, one a womanizer, one a rubgy star, one determined to flunk, and one a good influence, try to get through English medical school
The high commissioner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aussie detective Scobie Malone accepts a mission to fly to London to arrest Sir James Quentin, a high level Australian commissioner wanted down under for murder. But when Malone arrives, he finds that the amiable Quentin is not only the key in groundbreaking peace negotiations, but also the target of an assassin himself
The clouded yellow( Visual )

14 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sacked secret service agent gets work tending a butterfly collection and finds that this involves him in a murder plot
British noir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They met in the dark: Discharged for treason, a former Navy commander sets out to expose the espionage ring that destroyed his career
Campbell's kingdom by Ralph Thomas( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Campbell is a young Englishman who believes himself incurably ill. He travels to Canada to take over the land he has inherited, and intends to take up the dream of discovering oil before the valley is flooded
Above us the waves( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic World War II story of Britain's heroic attempts to sink the Tirpitz in a Norwegian fjord, using the midget "X-craft" submarines
Doctor at sea by Jack Davies( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape the boredom of practice ashore, a doctor signs on a cargo boat as a ship's doctor and becomes involved with a French girl
Doctor at large( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally acclaimed actor Dirk Bogarde brings his dry wit to "Doctor at Large", the hilarious sequel to "Doctor at Sea". A hopeful surgeon, itching to get his fingers into more than tiny cuts, he ricochets his way through Europe going from near total disaster, always in pursuit of truth, beauty and Joy (a distractingly sexy lady doctor in the making ...). Whether dodging the ample but dubious charms of his partner's wife or insulting his superior, Bogarde proves that you can always take two steps back for every one you take forward. Third in the 'Doctor' series
Mad about men( Visual )

4 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequel to the innovative little British comedy "Miranda". That film was about a mermaid coming out of water and befriending every male she met. This one picks up some time after with Miranda and also as stuffy teacher Caroline going to Cornwall to sell her house so she can marry snooty Peter Martin
The high bright sun by Ralph Thomas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American archaeologist of Cypriot parentage is visiting Cypriot friends who, unbeknown to her, are involved in the local terrorist racket
Doctor in distress( Visual )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pompous chief surgeon falls in love for the first time, and his assistant tries to help the romance along while balancing his own love life
The 39 steps( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent man is accused of a murder he did not commit and must find the real murderer to clear his own name. In doing so, he becomes involved with an international spy ring
Iron petticoat by Ralph Thomas( Visual )

13 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comic battle of the sexes pits a defecting Soviet jet pilot (Hepburn) against a U.S. army captain (Hope) who is charged with turning a diehard communist into a patriotic capitalist."--Container
Upstairs and downstairs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it comes to marrying the boss's daughter, Richard takes his father-in-law's advice to hire a live-in domestic. He soon finds good help is hard to come by
Deadlier than the male( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulldog Drummond, a suave insurance investigator, trails a pair of sexy assassins who kill for fun and profit
A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square by Ralph Thomas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinky, an ex-con who wants to go straight, manages to get a job as a maintenance man at a London bank, but an old cohort lures Pinky with a beautiful woman back into his old ways
Agent 8 3/4, aka, Hot enough for June( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina and Robert Morley star in this satirical comedy-thriller at the height of the 007 popularity and set amidst the world of international espionage. Unemployed Nicolas Whistler accepts a job and a tidy salary with what he believes to be a glass manufacturing company in London. He soon discovers that his business behind the Iron Curtain is in fact illegal. Everyone apparently believes him to be a spy but it takes much time and adventure for him to realize it. The realization numbs him with horror, and with his contacts gone, he is on his own. He must escape arrest and flee to England but the secret police are close behind him. Robert Morley, as his boss is a scene stealer."--Container cover
Mermaid double feature : Miranda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features include: Miranda - A doctor returns home from a fishing holiday in Cornwall with more than just an ordinary patient. Mad About Men - Caroline is a prim and pretty school teacher who, while on vacation, meets a beautiful mermaid named Miranda
Quest for love by Ralph Thomas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a scientific experiment goes horribly wrong during a demonstration, a scientist finds himself trapped in an alternate reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also has some striking differences. In this other reality he is no longer a scientist but rather a well known author. He also finds that he is married to a beautiful woman who he instantly falls in love with but who his alternate self never cared for. He has some difficulty convincing anyone that he is not actually who they think he is. With the help of a physics professor who believes his story, he finally manages to convince his 'wife' that he is not the man she knew before. After a personal tragedy in this alternate world, he finds himself back in his own world and desperately trying to locate the woman he fell in love with in the other world
 
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The clouded yellow
Alternative Names
Ralph Thomas British film director

Ralph Thomas Brits filmregisseur (1915-2001)

Ralph Thomas cinéaste et journaliste

Ralph Thomas director de cine británico

Ralph Thomas director de cinema britànic

Ralph Thomas englischer Filmregisseur

Ralph Thomas regista cinematografico inglese

Ральф Томас

رالف توماس کارگردان بریتانیایی

Languages
English (161)

Spanish (3)

Covers
Campbell's kingdom