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Helpmann, Robert Sir 1909-1986

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Most widely held works by Robert Helpmann
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

52 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young ballerina is torn between two forces: the composer who loves her and the impresario determined to fashion her into a great dancer
Chitty chitty bang bang by Dick Van Dyke( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crackpot inventor Caractacus Potts lives in the English countryside with his two children and their dotty grandfather. Potts's various inventions, including Toot Sweets, a candy/whistle, backfires. But then Potts restores a junked race car, affectionately named "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang". Chitty flies, floats, and generally thwarts efforts by Baron Bomburst to capture her
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The tales of Hoffmann) by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

27 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lavish screen adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's phantasmal opera. Included are performances form some of the greatest ballet dancers and opera singers ever to grace the stage or screen
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crackpot inventor Caractacus Potts lives in the English countryside with his two children and their dotty grandfather. Potts's various inventions, including Toot Sweets, a candy/whistle, backfire, but then Potts restores a junked race car, affectionately named "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang". Chitty flies, floats, and generally thwarts efforts by Baron Bomburst to capture her
Don Quixote by L Minkus( Visual )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudolf Nureyev and Lucette Aldous are young lovers whose romance flourishes with the assistance of Helpmann, who plays the title role
Cinderella by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prokofiev: Cinderella, DVD , Sibley , Dowell, Royal ballet
Alice's adventures in wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live action musical rendition of Lewis Carroll's beloved story of Alice who follows the frantic White Rabbit down a rabbit hole and through the magical, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland
Murder in the cathedral by T. S Eliot( Recording )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170, a drama about the assasination of St. Thomas à Beckett, who opposed Henry II's attempt to limit the clergy's privileges
The Quiller memorandum by Michael Anderson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With little else to help him beyond sharp wits, a strong will and a very dedicated schoolteacher, American spy Quiller combs West Berlin for the headquarters of a shadowy neo-Nazi movement
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cervantes' masterpiece tells of a Spanish nobleman's adventures as a hapless knight touring medieval Spain. Followed by his squire, Sancho Panza, this utterly mad old gentleman of La Mancha ventures forth in ancient armor to "defend the right" as he sees it
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods.--
The soldier's tale by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1957 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet for narrator actors, and dancers accompanied by clarinet, bassoon, cornet, trombone, violin, double bass, and percussion
The merry widow by Franz Lehár( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballet of the wealthy and beautiful widow Hanna Glawari. She moves from the tiny European country, Marshovia to Paris and is courted by the suave count Danilo who needs her money to save his country from financial ruin
Margot Fonteyn by Patricia Foy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margot Fonteyn recounts the story of her life and her long career as one of the world's great ballerinas. Includes archival footage and interviews with associates
Patrick( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense thriller centered around Patrick, who, although a coma patient, has great influence on the lives of those around him
The mango tree( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jamie Carr is a young man growing up in Bundaberg, Northern Queensland during the closing years of World War I. Jamie, who is in his final year of high school, was brought up by his grandmother. Grandma Carr is known and loved by all in the town, and does her best to help Jamie through the emotional turmoil of adolescence. After the death of his beloved grandmother, Jamie sets out to build a future of his own in the city as he and his friends face the possibility of being sent to war"--Container
Les sylphides by Frédéric Chopin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These two exceptional studio performances represent some of the earliest filmed dance material from the BBC archives. Les Sylphides, introduced by Tamara Karsavina, one of the founders of modern British ballet, and the 1958 performance of Giselle both feature stellar international casts embodying a bygone era."--Container
The soldier's tale( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic rendering of the ballet libretto, featuring a climactic ballet sequence. Presents the story of a soldier who trades his violin (which contains his soul) to the devil in exchange for unlimited economic gain. Later the soldier falls in love with a princess and must then deal with the consequences of his bargain
Margot by Margot Fonteyn( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the life and career of Margot Fonteyn featuring new and archival interviews with colleagues, friends and family members interspersed with performance, newsreel and home movie footage. The documentary explores Fonteyn's on and off-stage struggles: her childhood and relationship with her mother; her dance training and position in the Royal Ballet; her relationship with conductor Constant Lambert; the Royal Ballet's experiences during World War II and the company's move to Covent Garden; Fonteyn's relationship with Roland Petit; the growth of her fame in America; her marriage to Dr. Roberto "Tito" Arias, its political implications, the effects of her husband's paralysis, her relationships with her son-in-law Roberto, her move to a farm in Panama; Fonteyn's dance partnership with Rudolf Nureyev; the continuation of her career despite age and health problems; her later life in Panama and financial difficulties; her death and legacy
Laurence Harvey and Elizabeth Larner in Camelot by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The tales of Hoffmann)
Alternative Names
Helpman, Robert 1909-1986

Helpman, Robert 1909-1986 Sir

Helpman, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986

Helpmann, Robert Murray 1909-1986

Robert Helpmann acteur, réalisateur et danseur

Robert Helpmann acteur uit Australië (1909-1986)

Robert Helpmann australischer Schauspieler

Robert Helpmann ballerino, attore e coreografo australiano

Роберт Хелпманн

Ռոբերտ Հելփման

رابرت هلپمن طراح رقص و بازیگر استرالیایی

ロバート・ヘルプマン

Languages
English (249)

Spanish (5)

German (3)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

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Don QuixoteCinderellaMurder in the cathedralRobert Helpmann : a rare sense of the theatre