Roberts, Rachel 1927-1980
Most widely held works about Rachel Roberts
Most widely held works by Rachel Roberts
Picnic at Hanging Rock ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
On Valentine's Day, 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls set out for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear.
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
A Shakespeare Society production. The complete play in five acts.
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 762 libraries worldwide
This sporting life ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver.
Murder on the Orient Express ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Detective Hercule Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the Calais Coach of the Orient Express hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive.
Saturday night and Sunday morning ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
In 1950s post-war England, the working classes faced an unappetizing choice between drudgery, degradation, and despair or the materialist blandishments of deadening suburban affluence. Arthur is the prototypical 'angry young man'--outspoken, dissatisfied with the status quo, rebelling against stifling class distinctions--insolent and self-confident, his high wages enable his disdain for following orders and his hard drinking, red-blooded weekends. He is determined to enjoy his freedom as long as he can get away with it, before being trapped by marriage into conformity, surrounded by nappies and rent books in a new housing estate.
No bells on Sunday : the Rachel Roberts journals by Rachel Roberts ( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
O lucky man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Armed with ambition and a work ethic, coffee salesman hits the road and finds that desire alone can't bring wealth and status. Bonus features include commentary, new feature-length career profile, and vintage featurette.
When a stranger calls ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
A babysitter is tormented by a series of ominous phone calls until a compulsive cop is brought on the scene to apprehend the psychotic killer. Seven years later, however, the nightmare begins again when the madman returns to mercilessly haunt the babysitter, now a wife and mother.
Foul play ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Romance between a police detective and a frighten victim, complicated by a bizare group of villains.
No bells on Sunday : the journals of Rachel Roberts by Rachel Roberts ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
The wall ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Tells the haunting, powerful and explosive story of the Warsaw Ghetto.
Maggie May by Lionel Bart ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Maggie May tells the story of the legendary prostitute's love affair with the ex-sailor and wildcat strike leader Pat Casey, set agianst a background of industrial unrest in Liverpool's dockland.
Saturday night and Sunday morning ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The film is set in the grim industrial streets and factories of Nottingham, where Arthur Seaton spends his days at a factory bench, his Saturday evenings in the local pubs, and his Saturday nights with Brenda, wife of a fellow factory worker.
Charlie Chan and the curse of the Dragon Queen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Detective Charlie Chan, with his bumbling grandson, comes out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterous series of murders. The prime suspect seems to be his old nemesis the Dragon Queen.
Baffled ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
An ESP expert helps a race car driver cope with visions foretelling the deaths of others.
Cheever short stories the sorrows of gin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
One of John Cheever's best known stories, this tale of life in suburban America centers on an eight-year-old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' lives.
Picnic at Hanging Rock director's cut ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
On a warm St. Valentine's Day in 1900, a group of schoolgirls picnic near Hanging Rock - and mysteriously disappear.
This sporting life Odd man out ; Victim ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
This sporting life: When Frank Martin begins to enjoy the accolades of being a local rugby star his brutal nature distances him from those around him.
Saturday night and sunday morning = Samedi soir et dimanche matin by Karel Reisz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Abortion Actors Adultery Ambition Australia Biography Boarding school students Chance Coal miners Coincidence Country life Courtship Detective and mystery films Detectives Diaries Drama Drama England England--Nottingham England--Yorkshire English drama Feature films Feature films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Fortune Girls' schools Great Britain Italy--Messina Lear, King (Legendary character) Lindsay, Joan Weigall,--Lady Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Melodrama Missing persons Motion pictures Murder Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character) Roberts, Rachel,--1927-1980 Rugby League football players Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Social classes Sports films Valentine's Day Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wales Widows Working class
Multiple languages (2)
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