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Priestley, Tom 1932-

Overview
Works: 14 works in 32 publications in 3 languages and 1,896 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Romance films  Dystopian films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Essays 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Tom Priestley
Nineteen eighty-four by George Orwell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 801 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
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 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The infamous Marquis de Sade, confined to an asylum, directs the other inmates in a re-enactment of the bloody assassination of French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat"--Container
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

Tess by Roman Polanski( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling
Morgan a suitable case for treatment by Karel Reisz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy that chronicles one man's descent into a life of absurdist fantasy. Morgan is a social misfit obsessed with Karl Marx, large primates, and stopping his ex-wife from marrying his former best friend. Against the background of swinging 1960s London, the film follows Morgan through his pursuit of both marital reconciliation and sabotage
Priestley's wars by Neil Hanson( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 71 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 64 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 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
The Edwardians by J. B Priestley( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Home is tomorrow : a play in two acts by J. B Priestley( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Johnson over Jordan by J. B Priestley( Book )

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

JB Priestley described Johnson Over Jordan as an adventure in theatre. Robert Johnson, a timid, meek man lived the most ordinary of lives - until he dies. Suddenly he is capitulated 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. Johnson Over Jordan is an ambitious, dreamlike piece of theatre and ultimately, a deeply moving account of a very ordinary man's life
The roundabout : a comedy in three acts by J. B Priestley( Book )

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

Parceiros da ilusão by J. B Priestley( Book )

in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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

 
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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
Alternative Names
Tom Priestley Britischer Film- und Soundeditor

Tom Priestley Brits filmeditor

Tom Priestley (Cutter) britischer Cutter

Tom Priestley Film and sound editor

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