WorldCat Identities

Hurst, Brian Desmond

Overview
Works: 23 works in 126 publications in 3 languages and 1,252 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Ghost stories  Juvenile works  Drama  Christmas films  Short stories  Film adaptations  History  Fantasy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Author
Classifications: PR4572, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Brian Desmond Hurst
 
Most widely held works by Brian Desmond Hurst
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( Visual )

83 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve, a despicable miser is visited by three spirits who show him visions of Christmases past, present, and future
The Playboy of the Western World by J. M Synge( Visual )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synge's comedic story of an Irish farm boy who bashes his tyrannical father in the head, leaving him in a potato field to become a celebrity until his father's ghost appears
Le lion a des ailes by Michael Powell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hungry Hill by Brian Desmond Hurst( Visual )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and loves of a wealthy Irish family and the making of their mining dynasty built on generations of treachery
River of unrest( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loyalties conflict in Ireland prior to the Treaty of 1922
Miss Grant goes to the door( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encounter between a German spy and two sisters, Caroline and Edith Grant, designed to show what precautions can be taken to hinder any infiltration or invasion by the enemy. A dramatised account of the precautions that should be taken by civilians to hinder any infiltration or invasion by the enemy
A Christmas carol and other stories by Charles Dickens( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
The Gay lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A period romp which follows the theatrical career of Trottie True from Camden Town to London's Gaiety Theatre. She marries into aristocracy. Her first romance with a young balloonist is revived when Trottie joins him in a balloon race
Una storia di guerra = Malta story( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lion has wings by Adrian Brunel( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La gloire est à eux( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Women & children at war( Visual )

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

A collection of eight war-time documentary shorts depicting the lives of women and children (evacuees, land girls factory workers and doughty countrywomen confronting Nazi paratroopers)
The lion has wings( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A documentary drama tracing the steps leading up to the outbreak of war. (Halliwell's Film & Video Guide 2000)
La tenda nera( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Simba( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An European family in East Africa finds itself caught up in an uprising by local black Africans against their white colonial masters. Based on the Mau-Mau rebellion in Kenya in the early 1950s. (IMDb)
Hungry hill film by Brian Desmond Hurst( )

1 edition published in 1946 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lion has wings film by Adrian Brunel( )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dangerous exile( Visual )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dangerous exile film by Brian Desmond Hurst( )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrooge by Leslie Bricusse( Recording )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five-star British version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" starring Alastair Sim as the quintessential Ebenezer Scrooge with a superb supporting cast
 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.19 for Scrooge / ... to 1.00 for Hungry hil ...)

ScroogeA Christmas carol and other stories
Alternative Names
Brian Desmond Hurst Belfast-born film director

Brian Desmond Hurst Brits filmregisseur

Brian Desmond Hurst irischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Desmond-Hurst, Brian 1900-1986

Hurst, Brian Desmond 1900-1986

Languages
English (109)

Italian (2)

German (2)

Covers
A Christmas carol and other stories