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Charleson, Ian

Overview
Works: 71 works in 401 publications in 9 languages and 9,636 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Filmed plays  Made-for-TV movies  Sports films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ian Charleson
 
Most widely held works by Ian Charleson
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

126 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with Gandhi's tragic assassination at the hands of a Hindu radical and spiraling back to his life as a young attorney, the film leads us through the critical moments that eventually fashioned young Gandhi into the non-violent pillar of strength he later becomes -- with an indomitable resolve which led to India's independence from Great Britain
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chichanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion. Octavius Caesar (later known as Augustus), Mark Antony, and Lepidus form a triumvirate to rule the Roman Empire. Antony will rule in the east and goes to Egypt, where he becomes the lover of Queen Cleopatra. When Pompey raises an army to fight the triumvirate, Antony returns to Rome and marries Caesar's sister, Octavia. Cleopatra becomes jealous and plans to win Antony back. Caesar breaks a deal with Pompey and defeats him. Antony sends Octavia home to Rome and goes back to Cleopatra, and in Egypt he raises an army and a navy to fight Caesar. Antony's forces lose a critical sea battle when Cleopatra's ship flees. Antony hears Cleopatra has committed suicide and falls on his own sword. Cleopatra is taken prisoner and kills herself
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Sidney Reilly was a Russian-born British agent who radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for the super spy. From one heart-pulsing mission after another, from stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits are at times so daring, it's hard to believe they are actural history
Jubilee by Derek Jarman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Queen Elizabeth I asks her court alchemist to show her England in the future, she's transported 400 years to a post-apocalyptic wasteland of roving girl gangs, an all-powerful media mogul, fascistic police, scattered filth, and twisted sex
Master of the game by Sidney Sheldon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lavish international saga spans a century and focuses on the Blackwell family's rise to wealth, from 1890s South Africa where the family's fortune is made in diamonds to the primary story of iron-willed Kate Blackwell, the driven, power-hungry head of the family's embattled corporate empire
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Troubles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1919, Major Brendan Archer arrives in Ireland to reunite with his fiancée, Angela Spencer. Unfortunately, the family home, The Majestic Hotel, is a decaying shadow of its former self, as is Angela. Puzzled by the changes, Archer's attentions are soon drawn to her lively friend, Sarah Devlin, a passionate Irish nationalist. They fall in love, but the Major soon discovers some disturbing aspects about their relationship which threaten to explode into violence
For Ian Charleson : a tribute( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young opera singer (Betty) gets her big chance when the previous star of a production of Verdi's Macbeth is run over by a car. Convinced the opera is bad luck she accepts, and becomes the target (in Argento's unmistakable style) of a psychopath - a man she has been dreaming of since childhood."--IMDb
Guys and dolls by Frank Loesser( Recording )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Chariots de Feu by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two English runners that were both driven by different means to win the Olympics. One used his faith in God, and the other his hatred of Anti-Semitism
Carros de fuego Chariots of fire( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los atletas más destacados de Inglaterra se lanzan a una cruzada por la gloria: los Juegos Olimpicos de 1924. El triunfo significa honor para su país. Pero para dos corredores se trata de una cuestión de honor ... y sus motivos vienen de lo más profundo del alma. Ganadora de cuatro premios de la Academia en 1982 uncluyendo el de mejor película. Carros de fuego es la historia verdadera de Harold Abraham, Eric Liddel y el equipo que dio al Reino Unido una de sus más grandes victorias deportivas. Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nugel Havers, Nicholas Farrell y Alice Krige hacen su debut protagónico en esta superproducción del director Hugh Hudson (The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes). El productor David Puttnam (The Killing Fields, Local Hero) conjuga hábilmente múltiples talentos para dar forma a este impactante filme. Desde las increibles tomas deportivas hasta la música de Vangelis ganadora del Oscar, Carros de Fuego se ha convertido en favorita del corazón de los amantes del cine en el mundo entero
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parts 1-2: It's 1910. In St. Petersburg, Sydney Reilly supports his German client in negotiating a contract to build a new Russian fleet so he can keep tabs on it for the British, but his dalliance with a Russian beauty may squelch the deal. Part 3: In 1918, after the Russian Revolution, Reilly goes to Moscow with a plan for overthrowing Lenin and taking over the Russian government himself
Ende gut, alles gut( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of the game by Sidney Sheldon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This lavish, international saga spans a century and focuses on the Blackwell family's rise to wealth from 1890s South Africa where the family's fortune is made in diamonds, to the primary story of iron-willed Kate Blackwell, the driven, power-hungry head of the family's embattled corporate empire"--ViaVision.com.au
Momenti di gloria = (Chariots of fire)( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La preparazione atletica, il cameratismo universitario e l'avventura olimpica del 1924 di due podisti britannici. Erc Liddel, religiosissimo, corre per la gloria del Signore, mentre Abrahams, ebreo, contro il pregiudizio della società protestante
Die Stunde des Siegers( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Abrahams und Eric Lidell kämpfen 1924 in Paris bei den Olympischen Spielen um Sieg und persönlichen Ruhm. 'Dabeisein' reicht ihnen nicht. Denn zu Hause in England sind sie Aussenseiter
Codename: Kyril( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Russian double agent discovers he's the fox that both the Brits and the Soviets are hunting
 
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Ian Charleson acteur et chanteur

Ian Charleson acteur uit Schotland (1949-1990)

Ian Charleson attore scozzese

Ian Charleson schottischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Ioannes Charleson

Иэн Чарлсон

איאן צ'ארלסון

ایان چارلسون بازیگر اسکاتلندی

イアン・チャールソン

伊安·查理遜

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