Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Robert Hamer, 1949

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Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal
Roy Horniman, 1907

Kind Hearts and Coronets is a movie directed by Robert Hamer in 1949 and inspired by the book Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal by Roy Horniman, first published in 1907. The movie features Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Valerie Hobson, Audrey Fields, John Penrose, and others.

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RATING

8

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Movie Poster: Kind Hearts and Coronets (Robert Hamer, 1949)

7.9

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Book Cover: Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal (Roy Horniman, 1907)

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Storyline

When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family mausoleum, Louis avenges his mother’s death by attempting to murder every family member who stands between himself and the family fortune. But when he finds himself torn between his longtime love and the widow of one of his victims, his plans go awry.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Kind Hearts and Coronets, the 1949 movie by Robert Hamer

Year

1949

Minutes

106

Movie Rate

8.00

Source: IMDb

Movie

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Country: UK

Year: 1949

Length: 1h46m

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Cover of Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal, the 1907 book by Roy Horniman

Year

1907

Pages

416

Book Rate

7.92

S: Goodreads

Book

Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal

Country: UK

First published in: 1907

Length: 416 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of Kind Hearts and Coronets, the 1949 movie by Robert Hamer

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