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Alec Guinness on screen

by Allan Hunter

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Published by Polygon in [London?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Guinness, Alec, 1914-,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAllan Hunter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2598.G8 H86 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3246337M
      ISBN 100904919587
      LC Control Number83162477

        This game show host just set a Guinness World Record for "the most episodes ever hosted by the same presenter." Who is, Alex Trebek! Trebek hosted his 6,th episode of "Jeopardy!" on Friday, June 13 -- yes, we said 6,th. Trebek, 73 has hosted the quiz game show since Sir Alec Guinness, (2 April August ) was an English an early career on the stage he was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played eight different characters. However, he was probably best known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (), Fagin in Oliver .

      Alec Guinness ( - ) Film Deaths Kind Hearts and Coronets () [The D'Ascoyne Family]: Playing eight different characters, he dies eight times: (1) [Young Ascoyne D'Ascoyne] Drowned, along with Anne Valery, when Dennis Price unties their boat from its mooring and sends them over the falls. (2) [Young Henry D'Ascoyne] Burned to death (off-screen) in a fire after . 5th August: Alec Guinness v Tullia Date Fight! 5th August: Alec Guinness v Tullia. Date Fight! Subscribe. Who put 8 miles of wires in his mother's back garden? Who has an 8-foot finger? Whose lamp burned for a thousand years? Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley & Lizzie Roper find out in today's Date Fight!

        Revered actor Alec Guinness once issued a sadly prescient warning to iconic movie star rebel James Dean. James Dean was only 24 years old when he died in However, he would go on to be remembered as an American cultural icon – the perfect symbol of teenage disillusionment and rebellion. Interestingly, Dean had a. Alec Guinness by Piers Paul Read. Publication date Topics Guinness, Alec, , Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography Publisher Simon and Schuster urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0 Identifier alecguinnessauth00read Identifier-ark ark://t9cn6z Invoice Isbn Lccn Ocr.


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His performance as Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on Reviews: 1. Sir Alec Guinness was one of the greatest actors of the twentieth century. With a talent recognised by discerning critics from his very first appearance on the stage, he gained a world-wide reputation playing roles on the screen such as Fagin in Oliver Twist and Sidney Stratton in The Man in the White s:   The ten best Alec Guinness movies If you haven't seen Alec Guinness on screen except in Star Wars, where've you been.

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He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (), Fagin in Oliver Twist (), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (), General Yevgraf Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago (), and.

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ORIGINAL REVIEW Guinness was one of the greatest stage actors of England, yet it was his chameleon work in cinema that really made him a beloved figure. /5(77). Alec Guinness by Piers Paul Read (Simon & Schuster); £18 plus £ p&p from Telegraph Books Direct, Start your free 30 day Amazon Prime trial» Film.

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Alec Guinness's autobiography is one of the wittiest, most entertaining memoirs to come out of the theater in a long time. Here is Alec Guinness himself, on his film career, on his religious beliefs, on his war experiences, as well as brilliant pen portraits of well known theater cinema (mainly) and literary personalities/5(2).

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No Alec Guinness Guinness became our version of Lon Chaney, Hollywood's "man of a thousand faces", our answer to Paul Muni, star of Warner Brothers biopics and more celebrated than.

Here is the legendary Alec Guinness starring in ‘The Man Who Could work Miracles’ adapted from the original tale by H.G.

Wells and Laurence Olivier starring in 'The Suicide Club' adapted from the original tale by Robert Louis Stevenson. Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the s by the late Harry Alan Towers.

Alec's Guinness autobiography is a collection of selected memories and reflections, organised around a chronology. Not a must read, since the author refrains from any consideration or observation that may allow the reader a glimpse of his own s:   Sir Alec Guinness is not one of them.

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Obi-Wan is essentially the Gandalf of A New Hope, and the role required an Ian McKellen-level screen legend to pull it off.

Fortunately, George Lucas landed such an actor when Alec Guinness signed on to play the part. He brought a spiritual presence to the role of Ben Kenobi, one that set the mold for all the on-screen Jedi Knights to come.Alec Guinness; an illustrated study of Sir Alec's work for stage and screen, with a list of his appearances by Kenneth Tynan (Book) Alec Guinness: master of disguise by Garry O'Connor (Book).Editorial Reviews.

Oh Begone, Obi-Wan. Sir Alec Guinness, distinguished veteran of the London stage since the s and wonderful comic, dramatic, and character screen actor since the s, is best known in this country for a single performance: Obi-Wan Kenobi in 's Star Wars.

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