Most widely held works by Harry Hook
Lord of the flies ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys who are stranded on an uninhabited island when the plane that is evacuating them from a war-threatened England crashlands. Without adult control, the boys regress to savagery.
The last of his tribe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the biography of Ishi, a lone survivor of California's Yahi tribe of Native-Americans. The story begins with Ishi's capture by ranchers, his early encounters with the academics who wish to study him, and the slow unveiling of his past to Dr. Alfred Kroeber, an anthropologist who is intent on knowing all of Ishi's secrets.
Robert Louis Stevenson's St. Ives ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
During the Napoleonic wars in France, the Count of St. Ives, a French nobleman, is taken prisoner by the British and taken to a prison in Scotland. Thinking that his entire family was murdered during the uprising, St. Ives finds that his brother and grandfather are still alive. His grandfather finds out St. Ives is alive. St. Ives escapes from prison and his grandfather proclaims his entire estate and fortune to St. Ives. But St. Ives's brother has other ideas. In the meantime St. Ives falls in love.
The kitchen toto by Harry Hook ( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in French and English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The kitchen toto ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Adult drama set in racially charged Kenya in 1950, where a young boy is taken in as a kitchen servant by a white family after the boy's father is murdered. He experiences conflicting feelings about the family that took him in and the culture that he left behind as British colonialism begins to unravel. On-location shooting directed by a man with firsthand knowledge of the country having been both reared and educated there.
Silent witness. Series one ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Forensic pathologist Dr. Sam Ryan, has an all-embracing, passionate notion of justice. Her tenacity sometimes leads her to conduct her own enquiries outside the laboratory, uncovering new evidence that dramatically alters the course of police investigations.
Herr der Fliegen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Lord of the flies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys who are stranded on an uninhabited island when the plane that is evacuating them from a war-threatened England crashlands. Without adult control, the boys regress to savagery. Videodisc version.
John Boorman's The emerald forest Lord of the flies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Emerald Forest: Bill Markham, an engineer, returns to the Amazon year after year searching for his son who had disappeared into the jungle. After ten years of searching, Markham finds the man that had once been his boy, but now is a warrior from a different world.
The Last of his tribe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in Spanish and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A sole survivor of the massacre of his people, Ishi has been discovered by Dr. Kroeber and his wife Henriette. Ishi carries the secrets of his people-- secrets no white man knows--
St. Ives ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A French prisoner of war being held in a camp in the Scottish Highlands strikes up a friendship with the major who runs the camp and falls in love with a local girl.
Lord of the flies by Harry Hook ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
After a harrowing plane crash into the sea, a group of American military cadets finds itselfmarooned on a deserted island. Realizing the minimal chances of being rescued, the boys band together out of fear and desperation. But as the island paradise becomes their own, competition and power struggles split them into two packs. Ralph (Bathazar Getty) leads one group and preaches civilized ingenuity and togetherness, but Jack (Chris Furrh) wants nothing of it and builds a faction of barbaric hunters who ultimately go to war with Ralph. This powerful shift in conscience transforms ordinary kids into primal killers, setting off a devastating battle of good versus evil and presenting a haunting metaphor for the savage in us all.
Lord of the Flies a classic story of conflict and survival by William Golding ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Lord of the Flies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Lord of the flies El señor de las moscas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Aventura de un grupo de niños, que se encuentran en una isla desierta. Los chicos son los únicos sobrevivientes de un accidente aéreo; los más pequeños tienen seis años, los mayores trece. Ante ellos se extiende la oportunidad de vivir una experiencia estupenda, crear su propio mundo. Más que una aventura, aquello es un juego, pero los chicos, educados en buenos colegios británicos, tienen la mala ocurrencia de organizarse en una sociedad a imagen y semejanza de las personas mayores. Poco a poco el paraíso se transforma en el infierno, a la medida que los chicos degeneran lanzados con entusiasmo hacia la crueldad y la barbarie."
El señor de las moscas Lord of the flies ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
El avión que traslada a niños para salvarles de la guerra cae en el océano, cerca de una isla desierta. Los niños supervivientes llegan a la isla, llevando con ellos al piloto muy mal herido. En vista de las circunstancias, deberán organizarse para subsistir.
África en el corazón The kitchen Toto ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Spanish and German and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Kenya, 1949. Un sirviente de 12 años es forzado a hacer un juramento sagrado que le liga con los sangrientos rebeldes políticos Mau Mau. Pronto surgirán los conflictos con sus amos blancos a quienes quiere y respeta.
New York ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Griff Rhys Jones explores six of the greatest cities in the world, presenting a day-in-the-life of these famous cities (New York, London, Paris, Rome, Sydney, Hong Kong). Griff paints a landmark portrait of each metropolis revealing what gives each city its unique identity, tracking down the individuals who epitomise the character of each city, and celebrates the infinite variety of life within them.
All for love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"All for Love" follows the romantic adventures of the dashing Viscount Jacques St. Ives, a French officer captured during the Napoleonic Wars and sent to a prisoner of war camp in Scotland.
Fluernes herre Lord of the flies ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1 library worldwide
Action and adventure films Amazon River Region Boys California Castaways Children Children, Kikuyu Civil war Colonies--Race relations Comedy films Detective and mystery television programs Drama Families--Moral and ethical aspects Feature films Feature films Feral children Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Forensic scientists France Golding, William,--1911-1993 Great Britain Historical films Indians of North America International relations Ishi,--d. 1916 Islands Kenya Man-woman relationships Military campaigns Motion picture plays Murder Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815) Nature--Effect of human beings on Political films Political science Prisoner-of-war escapes Rain forests Social history Survival Television programs Thrillers (Motion pictures) Travel Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Yana Indians
Multiple languages (6)
No Linguistic content (2)