WorldCat Identities

Finlay, Frank 1926-2016

Works: 199 works in 588 publications in 9 languages and 12,395 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Christmas films  Biographical films  History  Action and adventure films  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Personal narratives 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Other, Author, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Frank Finlay
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

99 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 3,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wladyslaw Szpilman, brillant pianiste juif polonais, échappe à la déportation. Contraint de vivre au coeur du ghetto de Varsovie, il en partage les souffrances, les humiliations et les luttes. Il parvient à s'échapper et à se réfugier dans les ruines de la capitale. Un officier allemand va l'aider et lui permettre de survivre." (Source : jaquette)
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas eve by three spirits who change his life forever. George C. Scott stars as Scrooge in this critically acclaimed version of Charles Dickens' holiday classic
Othello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 947 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
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule
The statement by Brian Moore( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel and two mysterious hit men
The Molly Maguires by Martin Ritt( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 436 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 improverished 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
Station Jim( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 325 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 three musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 311 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
Count Dracula by Bram Stoker( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 255 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
Prime suspect( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison finds herself searching for Sallie Sturdy, a fourteen-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
Murder by decree by Bob Clark( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 222 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
The Spanish civil war by Robert Capa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete history of the Spanish civil war told through rare archival film and eyewitness accounts
King of the wind by Peter Duffell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the saga of Agba, a poor stable boy whose undying devotion to a magnificent colt names Sham takes him on a journey from the deserts of Northern Africa to the court of the King of France and on to England
Maggie Smith at the BBC( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bed among the lentils: A dramatic monologue by a jaded, alcoholic wife of a country vicar
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft in Africa: Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. This is the third film in the Shaft series
Eroica by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 194 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 )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 182 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
Inspector Clouseau by Bud Yorkin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uptight Scotland Yard inspector is working on a case involving a string of bank robberies. He is not happy when Inspector Closeau steps in to help. The bank robbers make matters more confusing by wearing Closeau masks
Family adventures : 6 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magical horses, playful primates, heartwarming friendships, incredible journeys"--Container jacket
Laurence Olivier presents( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six outstanding plays starring Alan Bates, Helen Mirren, Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Donald Pleasence, Joan Plowright and Laurence Olivier
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The statementThe three musketeersInspector ClouseauLaurence Olivier presents
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