Most widely held works about Robyn Nevin
Most widely held works by Robyn Nevin
Careful, he might hear you ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's, this drama centers on the bitter fight between two sisters over the custody of their 6 year old nephew. Each determined to have the boy, both women resort to deceitful manipulation and cruel lies.
The edge of the possible Jørn Utzon and the Sydney Opera House ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
This video traces the design and creation of the Sydney Opera House, including the political controversy that forced architect Jørn Utzon from the project. Included are extensive interviews with Utzon and his colleagues, and archival footage of building models that show Utzon's original vision for the project.
The edge of the possible ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This program charts the course of the design and construction of the Sydney Opera House. It includes a lengthy interview with its designer, Jørn Utzon.
The fourth wish ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The story of how a father makes the last months of his sons's life as fulfilling as possible. Casey discovers a well-spring of strength and a capacity for action that may, just possibly, be the ultimate salvation for them both.
Water under the bridge Sydney between the wars : the historical miniseries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of people whose lives, through time and circumstances, are entwined in several ways - from love to murder.
The Irishman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the draught-horse teamsters, continues to haul timber the old way. His recalitrance has estranged him from his wife Jenny and sons Will and Michael. But Michael continues to love his father and goes in search of him. Michael's odyssey will involve a part-time horse thief and a stern station owner, and finally lead to an understanding and newfound respect for his father, the man they call The Irishman"--Container.
A Century of Australian verse ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Coolangatta Gold ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A dramatic story of family conflict which culminates in the excitement of the beach and surf triaquathon, The Coolangatta Gold. Two brothers enter the race, one to win for his father, one to beat his father. To do so, they must also compete against each other.
A collection of Australian verse ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Emerald city ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Tells the tale of two couples and their desperate search to keep in tune with modern day pressures, without sacrificing modern day pleasures.
David Williamson collection. Vol. 2 by David Williamson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Duet for four: Divorce, affairs and middle-aged crisis pepper this absorbing drama.
Libido ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A portmanteau film with the themes of the four stories generally related to sexual mores and behaviour. The Husband is a comedy of sexual manners involving a too trusting husband given to wish-fulfilment fantasy. The Child is a period piece about the awakening of a young boy to sexual undercurrents. The Priest takes up the issue of Catholic celibacy in an encounter between a priest and a nun. The Family Man focuses on a male ritual with two men out for a night on the town after the wife of one of them has given birth to a daughter.
Rites of passage ( Visual )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Examines the lives of three families, and their experiences of teenagers becoming adults.
The last card ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Charles, an insurance salesman has slowly but almost irrevocably disintegrated into alcholism. His wife, his boss and friends are all too aware of it - but not Charles.
Temperament unsuited ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The narrative explores the predicament faced by an unconventional student teacher attempting to orient himself to the conservative world of secondary school teaching.
The fourth wish ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When Casey finds out his son is going to die, he must try to make the last months of the boy's life as fulfilling as possible, even if it means bucking the system to do so.
I will be Cleopatra by Zoe Caldwell ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Zoe Caldwell is one of the great stage actors of our time who has worked with such luminaries as Paul Robeson, Laurence Olivier, Edith Evans, John Gielgud and Tennessee Williams. In this enchanting memoir she describes a life which begins in the suburbs of Melbourne and culminates in her portrayal of Cleopatra, Shakespeare's great female role. A moving and often funny story by a modest and determined woman, I will be Cleopatra reveals the very heart of acting itself.
Remember me by Paul Carter ( Recording )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Goodbye paradise ( Visual )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A film about Queensland politics, crooked cops, Royal Commissions and Michael Stacey, O.B.E., "one time friend of Cabinet Ministers, brothel keepers and gambling millionaires"
The gold and glory ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Steve suffers in a family dominated by his father's dreams for his older brother Adam. When the brothers' rivalry escalates over a beautiful dancer, Steve challenges both Adam and his father by entering the race that has been their life goal.
Actors Adolescent psychology Agricultural innovations--Social aspects Alcoholism Architecture, Modern Australia Australian football Australian poetry Buildings--Design and construction Children Comedy films Coming of age Coming-of-age films Custody of children Documentary films Drama Education Elliott, Sumner Locke Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired History Interviews Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Married people Motion pictures, Australian New South Wales New South Wales--Sydney Orphans Parent and teenager Portraits Sex Short films Sisters Sydney Opera House Talking books Teachers--Attitudes Teamsters Teenagers Television programs Theater Theater architecture Utzon, Jørn,--1918-2008 Video recordings Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired