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Harwood, Ronald 1934-

Overview
Works: 340 works in 967 publications in 10 languages and 25,880 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Personal narratives  Melodrama  Fiction  Musical fiction  Biographical films  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Librettist, Interviewer, Interviewee, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ronald Harwood
The pianist by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
65 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
Australia by Baz Luhrmann ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Le scaphandre et le papillon Diving bell and the butterfly by Julian Schnabel ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and English and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: The French editor of Elle magazine, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind
The dresser by Ronald Harwood ( Book )
22 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provincial theater in wartime England is the setting for this drama exploring an aging Shakespearean actor's relationship with his devoted dresser. 2 acts, 8 men, 3 women, 1 setting
Being Julia by W. Somerset Maugham ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
Love in the time of cholera by Mike Newell ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set on the Caribbean coast of South America, this love story brings together Fermina Daza, her distinguished husband, and a man who has secretly loved her for more than fifty years
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two fathers living in South Africa, a black minister and a white farmer, whose lives are bound together by mutual tragedy
Quartet by James Ivory ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard
Oliver Twist by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
46 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A slightly darker version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. After living in poor conditions, Oliver runs away to the streets of London. There he meets a gang of pickpockets and soon Oliver's life is changed forever
All the world's a stage by Ronald Harwood ( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ages of Gielgud : an actor at eighty ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mandela by Ronald Harwood ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De rol van Nelson en Winnie Mandela in het zwarte verzet in de periode 1952-1964 in Zuid-Afrika, met veel aandacht voor hun privé-leven
The dresser by Peter Yates ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII
The statement by Brian Moore ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and German and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel and two mysterious hit men
Taking sides der Fall Furtwängler ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany. Wilhelm Furtwängler chose to stay. Though never a member of the party, he was a recipient of honors associated with party membership. However, the conductor often used his position and contacts to save hundreds of Jewish musicians from concentration camps. When U.S. Major Steve Arnold is tasked with the pre-trial investigations, his aim is to prove that the conductor's genius contributed to the Nazi propaganda, while Furtwängler insisted he stayed to bring comfort to the German people with his music
Taking sides by Ronald Harwood ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E.: his life and work in the unfashionable theatre by Ronald Harwood ( Book )
10 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
César and Augusta by Ronald Harwood ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the lives of César Franck and Augusta Holmès
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a student who inspires his brilliant yet beleaguered and unappreciated teacher. The brilliant but stern classics instructor at a posh prep school is forced out of his job and into the realization that he is despised in the classroom and at home. One student's act of kindness gives the proud academic the inspiration and courage to build his new life
Articles of faith by Ronald Harwood ( Book )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Harwood, Ronald
Horowitz, Ronald, 1934-
Horwitz, Ronald.
ハーウッド, ロナルド
Languages
English (251)
German (32)
French (30)
Spanish (3)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Catalan (1)
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