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London Films

Overview
Works: 346 works in 495 publications in 2 languages and 7,184 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Biography  Fiction  Motion pictures  Television adaptations  Anecdotes  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by London Films
Hobson's choice by David Lean ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
I, Claudius by Robert Graves ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Cry, the beloved country ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a story of two men, two fathers, one black, one white, drawn together through one father's search for a lost son
The third man by Carol Reed ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American writer goes to Europe to look for a friend but instead finds death and intrigue on the trail of black marketeers in post-war Vienna
The small back room by Michael Powell ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a lame scientist in WWII Britain, frustrated by his handicap and government bureaucrats, and embittered to those around him, who gets a chance at heroism when an unexploded German bomb threatens the town
The captain's paradise ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Alec Guinness is Henry St. James, captain of an international ferry boat who has discovered the secret to the perfect double life: in Gibraltar he has a British housewife, while in Tangier his second wife is a hotblooded Spanish vixen. When the Captain becomes careless with anniversary gifts, he must see if he can not only outwit two betrayed wives, but survive a very serious firing squad
William Shakespeare's The tempest ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interpretation of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, with elaborate staging and modern touches. It tells the story of Prospero, the magician, who lives with his nubile daughter on an enchanted island and punishes his enemies when they are shipwrecked there. It's a study of sexual and political power in the guise of a fairy tale
The tales of Hoffmann a fantastic opera ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powell and Pressburger merge film with opera to tell the tale of a poet who dreams of three women who all break his heart
Madama Butterfly Japanese tragedy by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in Italian and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American Naval officer marries a purchased Japanese wife, Butterfly. Tragedy unfolds as Butterfly remains faithful to her American husband
Poldark by Robin Ellis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic story of passion, romance, adventure and family dynasties sweeps across 18th century England
Kim ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on one of Kipling's greatest novels, Kim is the story of a fifteen-year-old orphan boy living by his wits in 1890's India
Poldark 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 18th century is drawing to a close and the ancestral battle between the Poldarks and the Warleggans continues as Ross Poldark has rebuilt his family's fortune and seen the power of his rivals destroyed by their own greed. But young George Warleggan, his sworn enemy, is determined to bring ruin to the Poldark name and bring all of Cornwall under his family's domination again
The drum ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this action-packed adventure, Sabu plays a young prince who goes into hiding with Colonial forces after his nefarious uncle murders his maharaja father
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with a future time when humanity, fed up at last with the death and destruction of constant war, unites in a great movement dedicated to peace
Paul Robeson pioneer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema
Dalí ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A major critical film biography of Salvador Dali, the great Spanish painter and self-styled genius
The tempest by Derek Jarman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Derek Jarman's interpretation of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, with elaborate staging and modern touches
Elephant boy by Robert Joseph Flaherty ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Kipling's Toomai of the elephants, 13-year-old Sabu leads a British hunting expedition through the jungle with his pachyderm pal, instantly becoming a legend
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Harold Young ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An apparently ineffectual member of royalty by day dons a peasant's costume at night and defies the bloody tribunals of the French Revolution by snatching the doomed aristocrats from the guillotine
Carol Reed's production A kid for two farthings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe is a young boy who lives in the poor section of London. He becomes convinced that through the mythical powers of a unicorn, he can grant the wishes of his mother and friends. Joe searches endlessly and finally discovers his unicorn - which turns out to be a goat with a misshapen horn
 
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Italian (1)
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