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Richardson, Ralph Sir 1902-1983

Overview
Works: 540 works in 1,852 publications in 9 languages and 39,511 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Religious films  Bible films  Television mini-series  Juvenile works  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Contributor, Host, per, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Visual )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

77 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

33 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiography, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

49 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

47 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the great tragedies, focusing on the minds and motives of the assassins Brutus and Cassius
Time bandits by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon, but the Evil Genius is watching their every move!
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Richard Adams's Watership down( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nestled among the rolling hills and peaceful meadows of England lives a community of rabbits. When their warren is threatened, a small group of brave rabbits escapes into the unknown countryside seeking a new home. Led by the visionary Fiver, they face huge challenges and use strength and cunning to survive, while gaining new allies, battling new enemies and always pursuing their dream." -- Container
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
The fallen idol( Visual )

44 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

24 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
William Wyler's the heiress( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy girl falls in love with a penniless man her father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Will she still go through with the marriage?
Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of rabbits escapes the threatened collapse of their highly developed civilization only to find the same dangers (predatory men and beasts, and a totalitarian state imposed by their own species) in their new domain
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 480 B.C., this film is the true story of how Spartan King Leonidis led a small army (300 of his personal bodyguards), to hold off an invading Persian army twenty times larger. Includes bonus features
Khartoum by Basil Dearden( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and French and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Britain's crisis in the Sudan and the siege at Khartoum in 1883. Olivier performs as the Arab leader Mahdi who leads his tribesmen against the British General Gordon, played by Heston
Dragonslayer by Matthew Robbins( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fire-breathing dragon terrorizes sixth century British countryside; the only hope is an aging sorcerer. The sorcerer is killed, and the task falls to his young apprentice
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown( Visual )

49 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia in which the wife of an aristocrat falls in love with a dashing calvary officer
Greystoke the legend of Tarzan, lord of the apes by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ape-raised son of shipwrecked aristocrats comes home to his grandfather and the understanding Jane Porter in Edwardian England
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of the Shakespeare's so-called black comedies. It poses certain questions not usually found in comedy and answers them in a merry and profound way
 
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Doctor Zhivago
Alternative Names
Ralf Ričardson

Ralph Richardson acteur britannique

Ralph Richardson aktor brytyjski

Ralph Richardson attore inglese

Ralph Richardson britischer Schauspieler

Ralph Richardson britisk skodespelar

Ralph Richardson britisk skuespiller

Ralph Richardson Brits acteur

Ralph Richardson brittisk skdespelare

Richardson, Ralph David 1902-1983 Sir

Richardson, Ralph David, Sir, 1902-1983

Ралф Ричардсон

Ралф Ричардсън

Ричардсон, Ральф

רלף ריצ'רדסון

رالف ريتشاردسون

رالف ریچاردسون بازیگر بریتانیایی

ラルフ・リチャードソン

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Richard IIIExodusJulius CaesarTime banditsThe fallen idolKhartoumAnna KaréninaMeasure for measure