WorldCat Identities

Finlay, Frank 1926-2016

Works: 193 works in 513 publications in 10 languages and 11,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Christmas films  History  Children's films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Interviewee, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Frank Finlay
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

124 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from the past, present and future force the man to soul-search
Othello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. Iago is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride
The statement by Brian Moore( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel and two mysterious hit men
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der erbitterte Kampf Oliver Cromwells gegen den englischen König Karl I. für Demokratie und Puritanismus, der mit der Hinrichtung des Monarchen endet. Durchschnittlicher Historienfilm in aufwendigem Dekor; dank der ausgezeichneten Darstellerleistungen eine annehmbare Unterhaltung
The Molly Maguires by Martin Ritt( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James McParlan is an operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, who is hired by a major coal company to infiltrate and expose an underground terrorist organization, the "Molly Maguires". The Mollies operate within the impoverished mining communities of Pennsylvania and are mostly Irish emigrants. McParlan is selected to infiltrate the organization to pose as a new member, but it quickly becomes apparent that the working conditions are truly wretched. The lawman's loyalties become divided between the law and his fellow countrymen
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragic story of how a great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall
Prime suspect( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison finds herself searching for Sallie Sturdy, a 14-year-old girl presumed murdered. Facing the hospitalization of her father, descending deeper into alcoholism, and resisting pressure to retire quietly, Tennison vows to bring Sallie's killer to justice before ending her career. She forges a surprising friendship with Penny Philips, Sallie's best friend
Station Jim( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 338 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?
Count Dracula( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. It is in the Count's castle that Jonathan becomes a prisoner, and discovers Dracula's true nature
The three musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young ambitious D'Artagnan arrives aspiring to join the Musketeers, proves he is worthy, and with the others helps save the honor of their Queen
King of the wind by Peter Duffell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of the Arabian stallion--known as the Godolphin Arabian--brought to England to become one of the founding sires of the Thoroughbred breed-- and the mute Moroccan stable boy who tends him with loyalty and devotion all his life
Maggie Smith at the BBC( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice: Shakespeare's comedy in which a young merchant attempts to extricate himself from an onerous contract with a vicious shylock
Murder by decree by Bob Clark( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson conduct a gruesome and dangerous search through London's squalid east end for the legendary Jack the Ripper. They soon discover that he is no ordinary murderer, but one with influential and determined friends
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in French and English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft: John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunk of the Black underworld's uptown territory
Eroica( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Period-drama depiction of the private, first performance of Beethoven's "Eroica" symphony at the Lobkowitz Palace in 1805, the momentous musical event that prompted composer Joseph Haydn to remark "Everything is different from today
Lifeforce( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a space exploration team travels to examine Halley's Comet, they find an alien spacecraft whose occupants carry a deadly secret. Spacelings take over the bodies of the humans and return to earth
Laurence Olivier presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest actor of the 20th century presents six works by great 20th century playwrights
Family adventures : 6 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magical horses, playful primates, heartwarming friendships, incredible journeys"--Container jacket
The three musketeers ; The four musketeers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three musketeers: The young ambitious Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris aspiring to join the Musketeers. He meets Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, and faces villains, romance, adventure, and intrigue. To save the honor of the Queen, he and the others set off on a perilous journey. In the end, he proves he is worthy, and joins the Musketeers like his friends
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Pianist
Alternative Names
Finlay, Francis, 1926-2016

Frank Finlay acteur britannique

Frank Finlay angol színész

Frank Finlay attore inglese

Frank Finlay britischer Schauspieler

Frank Finlay British actor

Frank Finlay britisk skodespelar

Frank Finlay britisk skuespiller

Frank Finlay Brits acteur

Frank Finlay brittisk skådespelare

Финлей, Фрэнк

Фрэнк Финлей

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فرانك فينلاي

فرانك فينلاي ممثل بريطاني

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