WorldCat Identities

Sherriff, R. C. (Robert Cedric) 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 318 works in 1,056 publications in 10 languages and 8,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  War films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  History  Film noir 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. C Sherriff
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

25 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
The invisible man : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

64 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
The four feathers by Xun Mei( Visual )

26 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 707 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
Odd man out by Carol Reed( Visual )

32 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
The Hopkins manuscript by R. C Sherriff( Book )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lunar disaster of future is investigated by archaeologists who try to unravel it
Quartet: stories by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )

11 editions published between 1948 and 1950 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trio by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invisible man by William R Sanford( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious bandaged stranger in an English village turns out to be a mad scientist, who has discovered how to turn himself invisible and plans to take over the world
The fortnight in September : a novel by R. C Sherriff( Book )

50 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English family of five spends vacation at the seashore
The dam busters by Michael Anderson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the true World War II story of how the Royal Air Force 617 Squadron carried out a raid on three of the most important dams in Germany
St. Helena, a play in twelve scenes by R. C Sherriff( Book )

17 editions published between 1934 and 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greengates : a novel by R. C Sherriff( Book )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English insurance company employee retires but finds retirement boring
Home at seven : a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 1977 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey's end, a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )

101 editions published between 1929 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skuespil fra fronten under 1. verdenskrig
The white carnation by R. C Sherriff( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas Eve, 1951. As Britain rebuilds itself after the war, John Greenwood has it all – a successful business, a beautiful house and an aristocratic wife. But as he bids farewell to the guests leaving his annual Christmas party, a gust of wind slams the front door shut, starting a chain of events that makes him doubt everything he has ever known
No highway in the sky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric scientist is convinced that England's new Reindeer planes will fall apart after 1,440 hours of flying time. When he finds himself on a Reindeer that has reached the stress point, a movie star passenger and a stewardess support his drastic action to permanently down the aircraft
The long sunset : a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Badger's Green : a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )

17 editions published between 1930 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another year, a novel by R. C Sherriff( Book )

12 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hostility of one half of his parishioners and the indifference of the other discourage him, but surprising events, including a visit to Hollywood bring about changes of heart
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The invisible man : the legacy collection
Alternative Names
R. C. Sherriff britisk manusforfattar

R. C. Sherriff britisk manusforfatter

R. C. Sherriff britisk manuskriptforfatter

R. C. Sherriff Brits scenarioschrijver (1896-1975)

R. C. Sherriff brittisk manusförfattare

R. C. Sherriff englischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Robert Cedric Sherriff

Robert Cedric Sherriff auteur dramatique et romancier

Robert Cedric Sherriff sceneggiatore inglese

Šeriyp, R. Q.

Sheriff, R.C. 1896-1975

Sheriff, Robert C. 1896-1975

Sheriff, Robert Cedric 1896-1975

Sherrif, R. S. 1896-1975

Sherriff, R.

Sherriff, R.C.

Sherriff R. C. 1896-1975

Sherriff, R. C. (Robert Cedric), 1896-1975

Sherriff, Robert C.

Sherriff, Robert Cedric

Sherriff, Robert Cedric 1896-

Sherriff, Robert Cedric 1896-1975

Szerif, R. C.

Р.С. Шеррифф

Шерриф, Р. С 1896-1975

שעריף, ר. ק 1896־1975

رابرت سدریک شریف فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

로버트 케드릭 셰리프

シェリフ

シェリフ, ロバート・C

ロバート・C・シェリフ

Languages
English (453)

German (44)

Spanish (10)

French (7)

Italian (5)

Finnish (4)

Ndonga (1)

Danish (1)

Irish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The Hopkins manuscriptThe fortnight in September : a novelJourney's end, a play in three actsNo highway in the sky