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Nevin, Robyn

Overview
Works: 49 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 557 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Interviews  Film adaptations  History 
Roles: Actor, Director, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PZ4.E4645, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Robyn Nevin
Careful, he might hear you by Sumner Locke Elliott ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 166 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member 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
Careful, he might hear you by Sumner Locke Elliott ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the Great Depression. Six-year-old PS is an orphan. He lives in Sydney with his Aunt Lila. But all that is about to change. Now his Aunt Vanessa has decided to take proper care of him
The Coolangatta Gold ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member 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
Upper middle bogan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Bess Denyar - a doctor with a posh mother, an architect husband and twin thirteen year olds at a private school finds out that she is adopted, she is stunned. But even more so when she meets her birth family. Wayne and Julie Wheeler, parents also to Amber, Kayne and Brianna, head up a drag racing team in the outer suburbs and are thrilled to discover the daughter they thought they had lost
The Irishman by Donald Crombie ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member 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
The fourth wish ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how a father makes the last months of his son'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
The more things change... ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fed up with the pressures of inner-city living and the suburban sprawl, Lex (AFI Award winner Barry Otto, Strictly Ballroom) and Connie (AFI Award winner Judy Morris, Eye Of The Storm) attempt to make a break and pursue a bold new lifestyle in the country. A major sacrifice, Lex gives up his job but Connie keeps her high-profile publishing position - making the daily commute to the city from their newly purchased country farmhouse. In an attempt to guide the family towards self-sufficiency, Lex puts in the hard yards on the farm whilst looking after their young son Nicholas. However, things soon get too much for Lex to manage and Connie hires a live-in nanny to keep an eye on Nicholas. Spritely and pregnant, Geraldine (AFI Award winner Victoria Longley, Celia) establishes herself as a dedicated au pair, but harbours her own personal secrets that are set to provide certain frictions to the otherwise tranquil household dynamic
Emerald City ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member 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
Water under the bridge Sydney between the wars : the historical miniseries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a group of people whose lives, through time and circumstances, are entwined in several ways - from love to murder
David Williamson collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The club: The backroom brawlings and dealings behind the countries richest footy club
Libido ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
A Century of Australian verse ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Australian verse ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rites of passage ( Visual )
in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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 4 WorldCat member 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 by Ken Cameron ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member 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
Goodbye paradise ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member 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"
Fighting back ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A remarkable relationship between a young teacher and a deeply disturbed 13 year-old boy. Tom is written off as a delinquent by most adults until John, the teacher, fights against all odds to straighten out his life
Water under the bridge by Sumner Locke Elliott ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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