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McAlpine, Donald M.

Works: 149 works in 427 publications in 9 languages and 18,233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  History  War films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Military history 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Donald M McAlpine
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann ( Visual )
44 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christian (McGregor), an idealistic and impoverished young writer who, newly arrived in Montmartre, is haphazardly inducted into a circle of young bohemians led by Toulouse-Lautrec. A comedy of mistaken identities ensues, quickly enmeshing the young poet in a love triangle involving the unobtainable and consumptive Satine (Kidman), queen courtesan of the Moulin Rouge, and the foppish Duke of Roxbury, his villainous rival for her affections
Peter Pan by Universal Pictures Corporation ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abenteuer, Schwertkämpfe, Zauberei. Das ist der Stoff, aus dem Wendy die Gute-Nacht-Geschichten für ihre Brüder John und Michael strickt. Fasziniert lauschen sie abends den fantastischen Märchen ihrer grossen Schwester. Doch sie hat noch einen begeisterten Zuhörer: Heimlich hört auch Peter Pan den spannenden Geschichten des Mädchens zu. Und kurz bevor Wendy aus das Erwachsenwerden vorbereitet wird, stolpern Peter Pan und die Fee "Glöckchen" unfreiwillig ins Kinderzimmer - und damit beginnt für Wendy und ihre Brüder das Abenteuer ihres Lebens: ein wilder Flug ins das zauberhafte Nimmerland, wo sie die atemberaubendsten Dinge erleben. (Quelle: Umschlag)
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucy Pevenise, along with her older brothers Edmund and Peter, and her older sister, Susan, are in London during the initial bombing raids of WW II. Like many families, their parents decide to send them to the country for safer keeping. Peter, the oldest, is told to watch over the children and make sure they stay safe. This simple request will test Peter's ability to protect his siblings, especially after Lucy discovers an amazing secret. The children decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she discovers herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch." Lucy rushes back to tell her brothers and sister, but they don't believe her. That is until they all get into the wardrobe one day and find out she's been telling the truth. Soon a prophecy is revealed. It is said that when Aslan returns, two daughters of Eve and two sons of Adam will come back and reclaim the four thrones of Narnia
X-Men origins by Gavin Hood ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Somewhere in the wilds of northwest Canada in the early 1800s, Logan and Victor, two half-brothers with special powers grow up amid violence. Eventually they will become the near-indestructible warriors known as Wolverine and Sabretooth. William Stryker is a sinister government operative whose Weapon X program experiments keep pulling Wolverine back in. Kayla Silverfox shares a peaceful Canadian co-existence with Wolverine as he tries to drop out of the program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baz Luhrmann's unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story, with the setting moved from Renaissance-era Verona to modern-day southern California
Ender's game ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race." -- provided by publisher
Predator by John McTiernan ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in the jungles of a Central American country, Dutch Schaeffer (Schwarzenegger) and his men encounter an enemy unimaginably more deadly than any on Earth - because the Predator is not of this Earth
Patriot games by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former CIA analyst vacationing with his family in London helps thwart a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family and becomes the target of the terrorist whose brother he killed
Anger management by David Dorfman ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Rydell. But when the doctor steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and German and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CIA deputy intelligence director, Jack Ryan, finds recovering laundered drug money from the Colombian cartel isn't as dangerous as the power games in the nation's capitol
The man without a face ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mel Gibson makes his directing debut in this story of a reclusive former teacher with a badly scarred face who has been suspected of pedophelia. A boy persuades the man to tutor him, and they become friends
Down and out in Beverly Hills by Paul Mazursky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rescued from drowning in the swimming pool of a Beverly Hills couple, a disconsolate bum brings startling and hilarious changes to the entire household including the family dog, Matisse
The chronicles of Narnia by Jasmine Jones ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
Breaker Morant by Bruce Beresford ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, this is the tale of three soldiers who are court-martialed at the end of the Boer War. When one of their comrades is ambushed and killed, three soldiers seek revenge and kill the Boer soldier. The act of murder and the mysterious disappearance of a German missionary leads to the arrest of the three men. In one of the most controversial court-martials in military history, they are defended by Major Thomas, a small town Australian solicitor who was only given one day in order to prepare for the case
Stanley & Iris by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley and Iris are both employees at the same bakery, and find out they have more in common than just their place of work; their trying personal lives. When Stanley loses his job because he can't read, he asks Iris to teach him
The hard way by John Badham ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Popular movie star Nick Lang wants to learn how to play the role of a tough cop by spending a few weeks on the street with detective John Moss who wants nothing to do with Lang
Moon over Parador ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in German and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A struggling New York actor is kidnapped and forced to impersonate the late dictator of Parador, a Caribbean nation. The actor gets better and better at the role, with the help of the dead leader's sultry mistress, until guerilla fighters strike, and he wonders if it might not be a good time to move to a new role!
Studio lighting a comparative workshop by Donald M McAlpine ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Training video presenting insights into the role of the cinematographer. In a workshop, two renowned cinematographers light the same script using their own individual methods. They explore the craft and creative problems of studio lighting
Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The setting has been moved from its Elizabethan origins to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach
The getting of wisdom ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The suffocating repressiveness of the Victorian era is superbly realized by director Bruce Beresford in The Getting of Wisdom. Thirteen-year-old Laura, an incorrigible free spirit from the Australian outback, is enrolled in a prestigious girl's boarding school. The indoctrination process is a rough one, and Laura very nearly loses her individuality and sense of self-worth. When she does mature, however, it is on her terms, and not the school's
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Alternative Names
MacAlpine, Don 1934-
MacAlpine, Donald 1934-
MacAlpine, Donald M. 1934-
MacAlpine, Donald Milton 1934-
Mc Alpine, Donald M. 1934-
McAlpine, Don 1934-
McAlpine, Donald.
McAlpine, Donald 1934-
McAlpine, Donald M. 1934-
McAlpine, Donald Milton 1934-
English (163)
German (13)
Spanish (7)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
French (1)
Danish (1)
Catalan (1)
Slovenian (1)