WorldCat Identities

Myers, Stanley

Overview
Works: 61 works in 286 publications in 5 languages and 6,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Romance television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Author, Other, Arranger, Conductor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stanley Myers
The deer hunter by Michael Cimino( Visual )

59 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cimino's epic film about friendship chronicles the lives of three steelworkers and their friends, whose lives are irrevocably changed by a tour of duty in Vietnam. The film is renowned for the Russian roulette scenes
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
The witches by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nine-year-old boy and his grandmother confront a witch who is planning to turn all of England's children into mice
The watcher in the woods by Walt Disney Pictures( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an American family moves into a remote English house in the woods, the two daughters begin to see a young girl who vanished in the woods during a solar eclipse 20 years ago. Is it a ghost, or something more?
Ray Bradbury's the Martian chronicles by Michael Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In pt. 1, it is the year 1999, and as the Earth faces its inevitable extinction, three star-crossed expeditions are launched toward Mars. The fate of each mission unveils another layer of the mystery that shrouds the red planet. In pt. 2, Col. John Wilder (Rock Hudson) is convinced that the Martian civilization, seemingly destroyed by germs transported from Earth, still exists in an unknown form. Many have accompanied Wilder to this planet of dreams, illusions, and hope. What awaits them is a series of strange apparitions and eerie encounters. In pt. 3, Mars becomes mankind's only hope when Earth explodes in the inferno of nuclear war. Col. John Wilder travels to an ancient Martian city where he discovers a secret that will forever alter the course of human existence. Not rated
John LeCarré's A murder of quality( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley goes to the aid of his former colleague, Ailsa Brimley after she receives a letter from a woman predicting her own murder and naming her husband as the killer. After the woman is found dead, they uncover secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy
Prick up your ears by Stephen Frears( Visual )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and French and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the true-life events leading to the murder/suicide that ended the lives of playwright Joe Orton and his lover, Ken Halliwell
Ulysses by James Joyce( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on James Joyce's 1922 masterpiece, Leopold Bloom is Joyce's Jewish protagonist. Wandering the Dublin streets, he thinks about his dead son, his cuckolding wife, Molly and his own impotence. During his travels he encounters a one-eyed man who taunts him with anti-Semitic remarks and a young student and poet Stephen Dedalus. He and Dedalus go to a brothel where Bloom is beset by frightening fantasies. Afterwards the two men sit up all night talking at Bloom's house. When Dedalus leaves, Milly lies awake in bed thinking about her present and past loves, and the possibility of an affair with Dedalus"--Container
Taffin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a small Irish town is terrorized by a corrupt business syndicate, a lone hero wages an all-out war
DreamChild by David McPhail( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and French and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy based on the true life visit of 80 year-old Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration for "Alice in Wonderland," to New York to celebrate the centennial of Lewis Carroll's birth. As Alice observes the developing romance between her traveling companion, Lucy, and a New York reporter, she reflects on her friendship with Lewis Carroll and finds herself haunted by the characters he created that amused her when she was a child
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and German and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Stoppard directs the film version of his first play, focussing on two minor characters featured in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and presenting them as something of a comedy double-act!
No way to treat a lady( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer taunts the New York Police detective assigned to his case by phoning in clues and stalking the detective's girlfriend
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1902, Heart of darkness revealed a pattern of exploitation, corruption, and casual brutality that was to occur again and again over the rest of the 20th century. In this program, parallels are drawn between Joseph Conrad's harrowing novella and the Vietnam War epic Apocalypse now. Includes clips from Apocalypse now and Turner Network Television's Heart of darkness
Moonlighting by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Poles are sent to London by their boss to fix up his house there. Only one of them speaks English, and when he hears of the declaration of martial law back home in Poland, he decides not to tell his fellow workers for fear that they will not finish the job
Sarafina! by Darrell Roodt( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her world, where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers
Lady Chatterley's lover by Just Jaeckin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seductive and beautiful love story. Tells about an artistocrat, Sir Clifford Chatterley, who has come home from the war paralyzed from the waist down. His wife devotes herself to his care, but her husband's bitter arrogance soon makes her existence a nightmare. Selfishly he suggests that she produce an heir. He never dreams that she will break all the rules, and forgetting her social class, take their gamekeeper as her lover
Wish you were here by David Leland( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with Lynda, an English teenager, and her struggles to be loved, recognized and be herself. Lynda embarrasses her straight-laced father with her sassy language and her flamboyant sexiness. Eventually she humiliates him by seducing one of his close friends, but only leaves herself more miserable. She finally runs away to a seaside resort only to return to her home, a child-woman in triumph
Conduct unbecoming by Michael York( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attractive widow is assaulted, and the British Calvary Regiment must now choose between honor and justice
The Wilby conspiracy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A South African revolutionary and a British engineer aid one another in escaping the South African secret police
Homo Faber by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in German and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An engineer survives a plane crash in Mexico in 1957. When a friend commits suicide, he returns to New York and embarks on an ocean voyage to Europe. On the ship, he meets Sabeth, a ravishing young girl who captures his heart. With Sabeth, Faber experiences real emotions for the first time, until he discovers the truth about her past, and his own"--Http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/1037599-voyager/ (as viewed on 9/26/08)
 
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Myers, Stanley

Myers, Stanley 1939-1993

Languages
English (153)

German (16)

French (9)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)