WorldCat Identities

Helpmann, Robert Sir 1909-1986

Overview
Works: 356 works in 691 publications in 5 languages and 8,206 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Animated films  Musical films  Fantasy films  Musical settings  Televised operas  Television adaptations 
Roles: Choreographer, Actor, Performer, Dancer, Director, Scenarist, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Contributor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Robert Helpmann
 
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Most widely held works by Robert Helpmann
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

54 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young ballerina is torn between love and success
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ken Hughes( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,604 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 )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 690 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 421 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 )

33 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 385 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 of Don Quixote
Cinderella by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The acclaimed historic performance of Cinderella from 1969 featuring the memorable cast of Anthony Dowell, Antoinette Sibley, Frederick Ashton and Robert Helpmann"--Container box
Alice's adventures in wonderland by Michael Crawford( Visual )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 234 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 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical drama of the events surrounding the 1170 killing of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral
The Quiller memorandum by Adam Hall( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 163 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
A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

9 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
Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 75 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
The merry widow by Franz Lehár( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special studio recording of the 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
The soldier's tale by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

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

A soldier, on leave from the army, trades his old violin for a magic book that can tell the future and make him rich. He soon discovers, however, that he has made a deal with the devil and that money does not bring happiness
Patrick( Visual )

21 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
Don Quixote by Hallmark Entertainment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an idealistic country gentleman and his squire who set out, like knights of old, to search for adventure and to right wrongs
Margot Fonteyn by Patricia Foy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 43 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
The mango tree by West Indies. Slides( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small sugar cane town in Queensland, at the end of World War I, the film shows the experiences of a young boy recoming a man
Les sylphides by Frédéric Chopin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 34 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
L'histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 31 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Les contes d'Hoffmann = The tales of Hoffmann
Alternative Names
Helpman, Robert.

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

רוברט הלפמן

رابرت هلپمن طراح رقص و بازیگر استرالیایی

ロバート・ヘルプマン

舞者

Languages
English (266)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Don QuixoteCinderellaMurder in the cathedralRobert Helpmann : a servant of art