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Marks, Louis

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Most widely held works by Louis Marks
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda, a sensitive young Englishman of indistinct parentage, is forced to choose between the love of two very different women
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Visual )

37 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third of the three plays of the Oedipus saga, Antigone is perhaps the most easily accessible of all the great classical tragedies, its theme clear and up-to-date: the conflict between moral and political law. Now the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to its end--he, his wife Jocasta, and his sons all dead; at the last, his daughter--who stood by her father--is also destroyed
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home
Silas Marner : the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth
Arms and the man by James Cellan Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centering around the arrival of a mysterious woman hoping to break into London's society, this was Wilde's first great stage success. Lady Windermere learns from a friend that Lord Windermere is spending a great deal of time with a Mrs. Erlynne, and fearing that he is being unfaithful to her, she decides that their marriage is at an end. Then, in an act of striking generosity, Mrs. Erlynne protects Lady Windermere's reputation and the truth about trust and loyalty is ironically revealed
The lost boys( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunting story of the life of J.M. Barrie, the creator of "Peter Pan." A chance meeting with a little boy turns into a friendship that inspires the story that changed the world
Doctor Who by Matt Smith( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The TARDIS doors open accidentally while the ship is still in flight. Although they have arrived back on Earth in the 1960s, a time they have been trying to return to since they all met, the travelers soon realize that something is very wrong. The Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Susan discover that they have all been reduced in size and the world they are now exploring has dangers at every turn" -- Container
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the second of the three Theban plays by Sophocles in a contemporary translation that remains true to the text, setting the plays in the past yet not the distant past and dispensing with the masks. This second segment of the trilogy recounts the final days of the blind Oedipus in which he rails against the indignities of old age
Doctor Who( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an encounter with the deadly Mandragora Helix, the Doctor and Sarah Jane land in 15th Century San Martino. In the midst of danger, secrecy and intrigue, they witness the flowering of the Italian Renaissance. However, the Doctor realizes that a third visitor has arrived with him in the TARDIS. It is a force with the power to wipe out human civilization forever. The Doctor has brought it to Earth, and only the Doctor can stop it
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda is a sensitive, intelligent, young man haunted by secrets that shroud his birth. Gwendolen Harleth is a beautiful gambler short on cash. When the two meet, sparks fly
Ghosts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Alving was a respected man in his community, and on the tenth anniversary of his death, Mrs. Alving is preparing for the opening of an orphange in his honor. This effort, however, is really an attempt by Mrs. Alving to mask her hidden disgust with Captain Alving who in reality was a cheating, immoral philanderer who bequeathed a deadly legacy to his son Oswald
George Eliot collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five made-for-television movies based on the novels of George Eliot
Little Eyolf by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Allmers has spent his whole life writing a book on 'responsibility, ' a luxury he can afford as a result of his marriage to the wealthy and beautiful Rita. However, much to Rita's annoyance, his attention isn't always undivided toward her, as Alfred shifts his focus between his book, their son Eyolf, and his half-sister Asta. As Allmers slowly feels trapped in an unfulfilling marriage, emotions and a painful past threaten to boil over into a terrible finale
The Trial by Orson Welles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the experiences of Josef K. as he is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime. Josef is then plunged into a nightmare world of an inescapable legal bureaucracy that assumes he is guilty
Doctor Who and the planet of evil by Terrance Dicks( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
 
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Silas Marner : the weaver of Raveloe
Alternative Names
Louis Marks Brits filmproducent (1928-2010)

Louis Marks producteur et scénariste britannique

Marks, Louis Frank 1928-2010

Луис Маркс британский продюсер и сценарист

Languages
English (168)

German (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Oedipus the KingNorthanger AbbeySilas Marner : the weaver of RaveloeThe lost boysOedipus at ColonusDoctor Who