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Brown, Bryan 1947-

Works: 215 works in 645 publications in 6 languages and 14,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Humor  War films  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bryan Brown
Australia by Baz Luhrmann ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Australia, 1940s. An English aristocrat inherits a large ranch. English cattle barons plot to take her land and she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn cattle drover to protect her ranch. Together they experience four life-altering years, a love affair and the bombing of Darwin during World War II
Along came Polly by John Hamburg ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reuben Feffer, a professional risk assessor, is not one to ever take chances in any aspect of his life. But when his new bride Lisa leaves him for French scuba instructor Claude on their honeymoon, he finally decides to a risk of his own. At a party, he meets free-spirited Polly, whom he remembers from the seventh grade. Unlike the control-freak Reuben, she's spent her life living on the edge. They reluctantly begin a romance and Polly introduces him to a new world of spicy food and what it mean to really take a chance
Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Based on a play and true story
Gorillas in the mist the story of Dian Fossey by Dian Fossey ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of young anthropologist Dian Fossey, who travels to the African mountaints to study rare gorillas. In this incredible paradise, her interest in the gorillas turns to passion and finally obsession. Not even her lover can tear her away or stop her from risking her life to protect the gorillas from poachers and animal traders. Desperate to save the gorillas from extinction, Fossey searches for justice, but in the end settles for revenge
Cocktail by Roger Donaldson ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Cruise plays Brian Flanagan, a young confident and ambitious bartender who, with the help of a seasoned pro, becomes the toast of Manhattan's Upper East Side. But when he moves to Jamaica and meets an independent artist, their vivid romance brings a new perspective to the self-centered bartender's life
The thorn birds by Stan Marguiles ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback
The Poseidon adventure Blackbeard ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the luxury liner Poseidon slices through the waters of an ocean storm, the greatest danger is already on board - a terrorist with an explosive message for the world
A Town like Alice by David Stevens ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, from the jungles of Malaya to the desolate outback of Australia
Beautiful Kate by Rachel Ward ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writer Ned Kendall is asked to return to the family home by his sister Sally to farewell his dying father. While there, Ned starts having childhood memories that awaken long-buried secrets from the familys past
F/X ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rollie Tyler is the movies' best special effects man. He can show you a thousand ways to die. Now someone wants him to do it for real. But is he the weapon or the victim? He's going to need every trick from every movie he ever made just to get even...and get out alive
The shiralee ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fiercely independent man reluctantly takes his daughter on the road with him to the Australian outback while he looks for work
The legend of Sleepy Hollow ; & Rip Van Winkle by Bryan Brown ( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first of these stories from the Catskill Mountains a superstitious schoolmaster encounters a headless horseman; in the second, a man sleeps for twenty years, waking to a much-changed world
Grizzly Falls ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An explorer takes his son on a trip to capture a grizzly bear, but when the hunting party captures two cubs, the mother seizes the boy, and Tyrone must track the pair
Dean Spanley by Toa Fraser ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story about an Edwardian patriarch Horatio Fisk, a cold, obnoxious man who doesn't seem to grieve for his son, who was killed in the Boer war. This has driven a wedge between him and his son Henslowe Fisk when Henslowe makes his dutiful weekly visits to his father. Horatio seems to have little time or affection for his son. A visit by both to a seance with an eccentric Indian proves to be the beginning of a journey that opens the old man's heart
Journey to the center of the Earth ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist leads an expedition into the interior of the Earth, where fierce dinosaurs and an intelligent reptilian race battle a primitive human civilization
Two hands ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19-year-old Jimmy finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile, two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money
Newsfront by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: Dramatic story of the newsreel cameramen who lived and worked in Australia during the golden era of the newsreel from 1948 to 1956. Incorporates actual footage from newsreels of the period
On the beach by Nevil Shute ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When a Chinese blockade of Taiwan escalates into a nuclear missile exchange with the USA the aftermath is catastrophic, with a gigantic wave of deadly radiation making its way across the sea towards Australia. The crew of a US Navy submarine, led by commander Dwight Towers place themselves and their vessel under the command of the Australian government and are tasked to track down Julian Osborne, a brilliant yet reclusive scientist who may be able to help out before it is too late"--Container
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While searching for a ship-killing monster under the sea, three men are taken aboard the submarine Nautilus, captained by the eccentric Captain Nemo, and taken on an undersea adventure including erupting volcanoes, polar ice caps, and the lost city of Atlantis
Kim by John Davis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on one of Kipling's greatest novels, Kim is the story of a fifteen-year-old orphan boy living by his wits in 1890's India
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