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Finlay, Frank 1926-2016

Overview
Works: 250 works in 771 publications in 9 languages and 12,892 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Christmas films  History  Personal narratives  Biographies  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Editor, Other, Interviewee, Singer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frank Finlay
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

62 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,280 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 )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in English and held by 1,953 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 )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 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 Molly Maguires by Martin Ritt( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 462 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
Cromwell by Ken Hughes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2020 in English and French and held by 461 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious Judge, a scrupulous Colonel and two mysterious hit men in this compelling, shocking thriller based on true events
The pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

69 editions published between 2002 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs (Śmierć miasta) of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew and a brilliant pianist who watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. The film tells of his heroic and inspirational journey of survival with the unlikely help of a sympathetic German officer, as he lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
Station Jim( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Victorian England, Station Jim is the enchanting story of a performing dog who jumps onto a train to escape his mean master and ends up at a small railway station in the country. The clever little dog quickly becomes a favorite of the local orphanage children, especially Henry. When a wicked businessman plots to burn the orphanage, how does Jim help save it from doom?"--Container back
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 269 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
Lifeforce( Visual )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2022 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a space exploration team travels to examine Halley's Comet, they find an alien spacecraft whose occupants carry the ability to suck the life force from humans
Count Dracula by Philip Saville( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 237 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 )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 226 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
The three musketeers by Richard Lester( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 210 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 )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 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
Murder by decree by Bob Clark( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2020 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary detective Sherlock Holmes is going against the notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper is this murder-mystery film! When Scotland Yard is unable to stop the gruesome rampage of Jack the Ripper, a citizens' committee asks Sherlock Holmes and his associate Dr. John H. Watson to investigate. Now the brilliant pair must follow a terrifying trail of clues that includes a frightened psychic, a suspicious inspector, an institutionalized woman, and the Prime Minister of England
Maggie Smith at the BBC( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bed among the lentils: A dramatic monologue by a jaded, alcoholic wife of a country vicar
Eroica by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 189 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."
The Spanish civil war by Hugh Thomas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses previously inaccessible contemporary footage and interviews with eyewitnesses to present a complete history of the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), from the events leading up to the war to the aftermath of Franco's victory
Unwrap the classics( Visual )

2 editions published between 1946 and 2019 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of DVDs all gathered into one "binge box" for a spectacular movie night
Inspector Clouseau by Bud Yorkin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The suspects from the Great Train Robbery are thought to be planning another caper and there's an informant in the police department who's helping them. Not to fear, from across the English Channel comes the most inept crime fighter of all time to the rescue -- Inspector Clouseau!
 
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Alternative Names
Finlay, Francis

Finlay, Francis 1926-2016

Finlay, Frank, 1926-

Frank Finlay acteur britannique

Frank Finlay acteur britannique (1926-2016)

Frank Finlay actor britànic

Frank Finlay actor británico

Frank Finlay aktor britanik

Frank Finlay angol színész

Frank Finlay angol színész (1926-2016)

Frank Finlay attore inglese

Frank Finlay britischer Schauspieler

Frank Finlay britischer Schauspieler (1926-2016)

Frank Finlay British actor

Frank Finlay britisk skodespelar

Frank Finlay britisk skuespiller

Frank Finlay Brits acteur

Frank Finlay britský herec

Frank Finlay brittisk skådespelare

Frank Finlay English actor (1926-2016)

Frank Finlay Suurbritannia näitleja

Φρανκ Φίνλεϊ

Фрэнк Финлей

Ֆրենկ Ֆինլեյ

פרנק פינלי

פרנק פינלי שחקן בריטי

فرانك فينلاي

فرانك فينلاي ممثل بريطاني

فرانک فینلی

فرانک فینلی بازیگر بریتانیایی

프랭크 핀레이

핀레이, 프랭크 1926-2016

フランク・フィンレー

弗兰克·芬莱

法蘭克·芬雷

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