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Priestley, Tom 1932-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 68 publications in 4 languages and 4,485 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Historical films  Dystopian films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Political films  History  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tom Priestley
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long Island in the 1920's and a mysterious American millionaire tries to recapture the sweetheart of his youth resulting in tragedy
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winston Smith (Hurt) endures a squalid existence in totalitarian Oceania under the constant surveillance of Big Brother. But his life takes a horrifying turn when he begins a forbidden love affair and commits the crime of independent thought. Sent to the chillingly labeled 'Ministry of Love, ' he is placed at the mercy of O'Brien (Burton), a coolly treacherous leader determined to control his thoughts-- and crush his soul"--Container
Blake Edwards' The return of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the priceless Pink Panther diamond is stolen yet again, the inimitable Inspector Jacques Clouseau is saved from an unwilling early retirement and sent off to the country of Lugash to investigate
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade by Peter Weiss( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Directed by Peter Brook and based on the TonyÂ(r) Award-winning play by Peter Weiss, this spellbinding tale of 'slashing power and disturbance (The Film Daily) bristles with the riveting energy and excellent (Variety) performances by the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company, including Ian Richardson and Patrick Magee. Brimming with raving lunatics, crackling whips, catatonicseizuresand even musical interludesMarat/Sade is an exciting, overwhelming [and] stunning tour de force (Boxoffice)! When notorious social criticand inmate of Charenton's asylum for the insanethe Marquis de Sade (Magee), stages a play about the murder of the French Revolution's Jean-Paul Marat, the production takes on an alarming life of its own. And as tempers flare,arguments rage and chaos engulfs both the sane and the mad, the inmates finally turn against their keepersin a brilliant, breathtaking and completely bizarre conclusion'that will leave you raving for more! "--
Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic romance, Tess Darbeyville, a beautiful young peasant in late 19th century England, seeks her fortune with the wealthy D'Urbervilles, whom her family believes to be distant relatives. Although Tess rejects the advances of the D'Urberville's son Alex, he forcibly seduces her, leaving her pregnant and alone. After her sickly baby dies, Tess falls in love with Angel, a parson's son, who abandons her on their wedding night after she confesses her past "sin." This forces Tess to return to Alex, a fateful decision with tragic consequences
The art of the dramatist : and other writings on theatre by J. B Priestley( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.B Priestley was always concerned with the role of the theatre, and the exciting and unique experience of watching good drama played on the stage. This text represents a collection of his essays discussing the tools and techniques that a talented dramatic craftsman uses to shape the flow of the play
Morgan : a suitable case for treatment by Karel Reisz( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy that chronicles one man's descent into a life of absurdist fantasy. Against the backround of swinging London in its heyday, the film follows Morgan through his futile attempts at marital reconciliation and on to his triumphant discovery that it really is easier to deal with life while dressed in a gorilla suit
Priestley's wars by Neil Hanson( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical work traces the personal odyssey of one of Britain's greatest and best-loved literary figures, J.B. Priestley. It tells the full story of one of the literary giants of the 20th century, and his role in the military conflict and social change that defined the 'Great War to Cold War' era
The kitchen toto by Harry Hook( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member 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
Nineteen eighty-four( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the George Orwell novel set in a world where absolute conformity in action, word and thought including loyalty to Big Brother is demanded. In 1984, the world is divided into three vast states, whose inhabitants are dominated by all powerful governments. Winston, a worker, starts an illegal love affair with Julia, and becomes the target of a brain-washing campaign to force him to conform
Another time, another place by Michael Radford( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944 in the far north east of Scotland, a cattleman's young wife becomes entranced with a passionate Italian prisoner of war. She is instantly assailed by guilt, but their compulsive mutual attraction and need leads to other tragic events
The Great Gatsby by Jack Clayton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
The roundabout : a comedy in three acts by J. B Priestley( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kettlewells are a dysfunctional family. Richard is an old Etonian whose business ventures are failing. Over one crowded weekend, his daughter Pamela, whom he hardly knows, returns from Russia, a passionate communist; his ex-wife and mistress both turn up; and his butler has a big win at the races
Plays two by J. B Priestley( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parceiros da ilusão by J. B Priestley( Book )

in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Johnson over Jordan, the play ; And all about it (an essay) by J. B Priestley( Book )

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

Robert Johnson, a timid, meek man lives the most ordinary of lives - until he dies. Suddenly he is catapulted into the strangeness of his afterlife and begins a frightening, lurid and emotional journey. Past memories, secret desires and present regrets and longings mingle with the real, surreal and sublime, threatening to overwhelm him
Plays four by J. B Priestley( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Thirty-First of June is a comedy, switching between an advertising agency in modern times and a castle in the Middle Ages. Jenny Villiers is a drama, set backstage in an old provincial theater in England. Both plays, later rewritten as novels, exploit elements of time
Man power : the story of Britain's mobilisation for war by J. B Priestley( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Art of the Dramatist : An Anthology of Writings on the Theatre by J. B Priestley( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Tom Priestley Britischer Filmeditor und Tongestalter

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Blake Edwards' The return of the Pink PantherThe Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum at Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de SadeThe art of the dramatist : and other writings on theatrePriestley's warsPlays two