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Barrett, Ray 1927-2009

Works: 117 works in 224 publications in 3 languages and 3,799 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Film adaptations  History  Animated television programs  Science fiction television programs  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer, Author, Other, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ray Barrett
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Wo die grünen Ameisen traümen by Werner Herzog( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Australian Aborigine tribes, the Wororas and the Riratjingus, protect one of their holy places against desecration by an uranium mining company
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed
Don's party by David Williamson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don along with his wife Kath, invite their friends to watch the televised returns of Australia's general election. Anticipating an upset victory for the underdog Labour party, the guests embark on an early celebration. The drinks start flowing and fumbling conversations, flirting, and marital squabbles ensue in this drunken soul searching session"--Back cover
Thunderbirds are go by Gerry Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zero-X, a manned exploration mission crashes during lift-off on its maiden flight. Two years later an investigative committee finally concludes sabotage, and decides to call on the services of International Rescue to oversee security at the impending second launch. The second Zero-X successfully reaches its destination, but encounters unexpected hazards, ultimately leading to another call for assistance on its return to Earth. International Rescue respond, and once again Thunderbirds are GO!"--IMDb
Visitors by Bayside Pictures Productions Australian Film Finance Corporation( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tough, determined and capable, Georgia Perry has long dreamed of joining the elite ranks of those who have sailed solo around the world. Yet, the confidence of her demeanour belies the insecurities by which she is plagued. A childhood marred by tragedy has left emotional scars that threaten to resurface under the rigours of such an endeavor. Alone on her 38 foot yacht Leander, save for her cat Taco, her one link to the outside world is a two way radio. On the homeward stretch of her solo voyage, her yacht is becalmed and immersed in dense fog in the Indian Ocean. Several days pass and strange occurrences begin. Deprived of sleep, Georgia's nerves are stretched to breaking point. With no breeze to fill her sails and without the comforting rhythm of day into night, she drifts in fog and her fatasies, demons, frears and phobias start to visit ... and once your let one visitor on baord ... the rest will follow ... (sourced from cover)
Prisoners of the sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of World War II, a mass grave of brutally executed Australian POWs is discovered. A tough military lawyer and his team are dispatched to prosecute the Japanese guards. To win his fight for justice, the lawyer must deal with an American officer protecting his national interests and a Japanese commander who has sworn his troops to a blood oath of silence
Heaven's burning( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Russell Crowe ("Gladiator") stars in an action-packed, suspense thriller that skirts the fine line between love, loyalty and deadly obsession. While honeymooning in Australia, Midori (Youki Kudoh, "Snow Falling On Cedars") deserts her husband for her lover. When he gets cold feet, she's left alone and bewildered in a strange country. A trip to the bank to exchange money results in her being taken hostage only to be saved by Colin (Crowe) the getaway driver. On the run, with Midori's jilted husband and the authorities in hot pursuit, the pair set off on a wild ride, falling in love along the way."--Container
Brilliant lies by David Williamson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susie Connor says that from the moment she started working for him, her boss sexually harassed her. When she didn't submit to his advances, she was sacked. Now Susie wants $40,000 in compensation and she is not going to back down
After the deluge( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cliff's Alzheimer's pulls a very dysfunctional family closer together, in an awkward and very unresolved way. The story focusses on each son and explains how the distant relationship with their father has shaped not only the men they became, but also their relationships with each other and with women
In the winter dark( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dark psychological thriller set in an isolated valley in which four neighbors fear the existence of a dark creature lurking in the eerie shadows of the farmland."--Container
The timeless land : the early days of British settlement in Australia( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic saga spans the early days of British settlement in Australia from 1788-1811, depicting the lives of a group of people, convicts and settlers, against the background of the events of the period - Governor Phillip's attempts to understand the Aborigines and his conflicts with the military, the tragic story of Bennelong, Governors King and Bligh, the Rum Rebellion, Macquarie and the crossing of the Blue Mountains."--Container
Thunderbirds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror in New York City: An operation to move the Empire State Building has gone terribly wrong, and two journalists are trapped between the collapsed building and the rising waters of an uncharted underground river. End of the road: A friend of the Tracy family has risked his life to save his construction company, and if he sees his rescuers' faces, the secret identity of the Thunderbirds will be revealed. Day of disaster: A miscalculation has dumped the Martian Space Probe Rocket into the Allington River, activating the automatic launch countdown with the rocket's engineers trapped inside
The David Williamson collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelling north: A crotchety old man and his much younger companion travel to Queensland to enjoy retirement but paradise fails to hide some dark secrets
Dad and Dave : on our selection by Steele Rudd( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... When Dad Rudd (Leo McKern) moves his family out into the scrub to 'select' 150 acres of fly-blown land, he discovers he's surrounded by all sorts of vermin - reptiles, insects, and Riley (Barry Otto), his miserable politician neighbour. Dad decides to beat Riley at his own game and stand for parliament. Dad Rudd M.P. The Farmers Friend! Dad & Dave - on our selection is a pioneering comedy based on the larrikin yarns of Steel Rudd. Full of bush brawls, harvest dances, outback wedding celebrations and bloody good laughs, it's about a family who didn't give a damn about the authorities of the harsh conditions - and made this country what it is today. Too right!"--Umbrella Web site
The earthling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Patrick Foley (Academy Award® winner William Holden, Stalag 17) is a complex man with much on his mind. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, he has returned to his native Australia in order to live out his final days in the peace and quiet of the wilderness. But a chance encounter with Shawn Daley (Golden Globe winner Ricky Schroder, The Champ), a young boy who has just lost his parents in an accident, turns Patrick's whole world upside down. The two lost souls find they have much in common and Patrick decides to mentor the boy in wilderness survival, providing him with life skills that will hold him in good stead. Also featuring Jack Thompson ('Breaker' Morant), Ray Barrett (Don's Party), Pat Evison (Tim), photographed by Don McAlpine (The Dressmaker) and directed by Peter Collinson (The Italian Job), The Earthling is a deeply touching tale of human frailty set against the spectacular Australian outback." --
Stingray : the complete series( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"2065, Marineville. The World Aquanaught Security Patrol (WASP) fight against the evil Titan and the Aquaphibians, grotesque undersea warriors, in the quest for world peace. Wasp's most powerful asset is the sleek and deadly underwater craft Stingray, captained by intrepid Troy Tempest. Helping him are Phones, the brave radio expert, the Commander Sam Shore, his daughter Atlanta and Marina the voiceless, tailless Mermaid"--Container
Thunderbirds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The imposters: Two crooks have posed as International Rescue operatives to steal top-secret missile plans, and now IR is the subject of an international manhunt. The man from M.I.5: Lady Penelope has been kidnapped after joining an M.I.5 agent in an effort to recover stolen nuclear plans. Cry wolf: Two boys have unwittingly called out International Rescue while playing, and the publicity that follows alerts the Hood to their father's secret government project
Thunderbirds.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2065, the intrepid members of the International Rescue Team and the last and best defense against disaster. At the first sign of trouble, the Tracy family and their collegues are ready for action, racing toward danger in their array of high-tech Thunderbirds vehicles and engineering rescues
Thunderbirds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edge of impact: When a Red Arrow fighter plane crashes into a television relay tower, International Rescue must save the operatives in the tower without revealing their secret to their friend Colonel Casey, former head of the Red Arrow project. Desperate intruder: The Hood has trapped a team of treasure hunters as well as Scott, Virgil, and Gordon, who had been sent to aid the expedition. 30 minutes after noon: International Rescue and the British Security Service must rescue a victim of the Erdman gang and prevent a massive plutonium theft
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Thunderbirds are go
Alternative Names
Barrett, Raymond Charles 1927-2009

Ray Barrett acteur australien

Ray Barrett Australian actor

Ray Barrett Australisch acteur

Ray Barrett australischer Schauspieler


Рэй Баррет

ری برت صداپیشه، بازیگر، و خواننده استرالیایی


English (112)

German (3)

French (2)

Heaven's burning