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Stephens, Robert 1931-1995

Overview
Works: 135 works in 393 publications in 5 languages and 12,390 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Fantasy fiction, English  Television plays  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Stephens
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Ronald Neame ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teacher in a 1930's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude. She engages in ongoing battles with the rigid heads of the school and faces the biggest trial of her life when her livelihood and career are threatened
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
John Osborne's Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
Adam Bede by George Eliot ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Bede, an honest, hard-working carpenter, has his heart set on marrying his sweetheart, pretty dairymaid Hetty Sorrel. Hetty wants nothing to do with her boring life on the farm and she allows herself to be seduced by the heir to a local estate. She finds herself abandoned and pregnant from her ill-fated dalliance
The private life of Sherlock Holmes by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private investigator Sherlock Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband
King Richard III by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical drama in which the evil Richard is duly punished
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recorded performance of Shakespeare's great tragedy about the legendary King Lear and his three daughters
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A play about Joan of Arc, a person who united in herself much that Shaw had divided between his practical and idealistic sides
The Lord of rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the first book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the third book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of John Webster's play of the same title, about a young widow who becomes a victim of vengeance when she ignores her family's wishes and remarries
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
The rivals of Sherlock Holmes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Thorndyke is an early proponent of forensic investigation; and there is the blind gumshoe Mac Carrados; and gentleman thief Simon Carne; and Mr. Carnacki who is a detective of the occult. These men pit their wits against the best that London's underworld has to offer. Victorian London was a boon for crooks and a bane to Scotland Yard, whose job it was to keep the city safe from criminals
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness
Morgan a suitable case for treatment by Karel Reisz ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Morgan est un artiste qui aime les fleurs, les animaux et les enfants. Mais à l'instar de son héros de la jungle, le gorille mâle, il devient formidable une fois en danger. Quand sa femme Leonie décide de le quitter pour un homme plus sensé, Morgan donne libre cours à ses fantasmes les plus fous. Dans un costume de gorille loué, il tente de reconquérir l'affection de sa bien-aimée !" (Jacquette)
Puccini by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The composer of some of the world's most popular operas, Puccini became involved in a scandal which nearly ruined his career and is here depicted in a dramatic presentation. The inclusion of a recent production of his unfinished Turandot shows parallels between the composer's life and his work
Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
 
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