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London Films

Overview
Works: 339 works in 505 publications in 2 languages and 7,403 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Television programs  Television adaptations  Anecdotes  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  War films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by London Films
Hobson's choice by David Lean ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1953 and 2008 in English and held by 562 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 )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 404 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
The third man by Carol Reed ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pulp fiction writer arrives in post-WWII Vienna at the invitation of a friend who has offered him a job. Once there, he discovers that a shortage of supplies has led to a flourishing black market and his friend has recently died in a mysterious traffic accident. As he begins to unravel the story behind his friend's death, he finds himself entangled in the black market, the police, and his friend's Czech girlfriend. Includes commentary, interviews, collectible booklet, and more
Cry, the beloved country ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 392 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 small back room ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
The captain's paradise ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 336 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 309 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 by Michael Powell ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 256 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
Poldark by Winston Graham ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic story of passion, romance, adventure and family dynasties sweeps across 18th century England
Madama Butterfly Japanese tragedy by Giacomo Puccini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in Italian and held by 207 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 2 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 169 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
Kim by John Davis ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 167 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
The drum ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in English and held by 141 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
The tempest by Derek Jarman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Derek Jarman's interpretation of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, with elaborate staging and modern touches
Paul Robeson pioneer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 125 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
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic science fiction fantasy 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
Elephant boy by Robert Joseph Flaherty ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 122 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
Dalí ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Presents Dali's entire oeuvre--painting, sculpture, writing, fashion and film--in the context of his extraordinary life and international career."--Container back
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty
Carol Reed's production A kid for two farthings ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 68 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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