WorldCat Identities

Knowland, Nicolas D.

Works: 13 works in 53 publications in 3 languages and 3,996 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Bible films  Filmed musicals  Biographical films  Rock films  Historical films  Musicals  Filmed plays 
Roles: Cinematographer , Production personnel, Photographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nicolas D Knowland
Joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this filmed adaption of the long-running humourously musical interpretation of the Biblical story of Joseph, favored son of Jacob of Canaan, and his coat of many colors, Joseph is betrayed by his jealous brothers, sold into slavery, and driven to Egypt where he is beset with adversity but perseveres through wit and faith to become the governor of Egypt, second only to the Pharaoh
Jesus Christ superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1971 rock opera depicts the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ
Shakespeare retold by Bill Paterson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedict are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience
Agatha Christie Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Berberian Sound Studio by Peter Strickland( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mild-mannered sound engineer Gilderoy arrives in Rome to begin work on the soundtrack to a film called The Equestrian Vortex, a tale of witchcraft and murder set inside an all-girl riding academy. Before long he finds himself entranced by the film's mysteriously terrifying allure, and the lines between reality and fantasy begin to blur
A time there was-- : a profile of Benjamin Britten( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin Britten was one of the most extraordinary composers of the 20th century. He produced opera, symphonies, concerti, a War Requiem and children's pieces, all tuneful with an acutely modern flavor. This film is both a celebration of Benjamin Britten's life and work, and a first-hand account of his relationship with Sir Peter Pears
European short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second collection of European short films from Cinema16. This specially compiled two-disc edition of classic, cult and award winning shorts from European filmmakers marks the launch of Cinema16 in the US. It features previously unseen short films and early works by some of today's most notable European filmmakers, as well as award-winning films from its rising stars. The release features some of the best shorts from Cinema16's previous releases as well as some new additions
DV8 Physical Theatre by Lloyd Newson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange fish: Explores the nature of our quest for someone to love and someone, or something, to believe in. The tyranny of couples and groups, the pain of not belonging and the terror of being alone are all laid bare in a series of powerful images which are both pitiless and profoundly compassionate
The Duke of Burgundy by Peter Strickland( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butterfly researcher Cynthia and her lover Evelyn play a sadomasochistic role-playing game on their European estate, until one player's zeal may push their relationship too far
The murder of Mary Phagan by George Stevens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man is found guilty of murdering a thirteen year old girl, and sentenced to death, but the governor declares that the trial was unfair which leads to the murder of the accused by a lynch mob"--Container
Warrior marks by Pratibha Parmar( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about female genital mutilation in Africa. Includes interviews with victims, activists against female circumcision, and circumsizers
A time there was ... : a profile of Benjamin Britten by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebration of the life and work of Benjamin Britten through interviews with the composer, his family and associates, focusing on his musical collaboration with Sir Peter Pears. Includes vintage photographs as well as film footage of rehearsals and performances of his works
Institute Benjamenta : or this dream people call human life by Stephen Quay( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hesitant man named Jakob von Gunten arrives at a boarding school for the training of servants, where the curriculum consists of one endlessly repeated lesson: self-negation, and the students' only goal is to become insignificant
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Shakespeare retold
Agatha Christie Marple
Alternative Names
Knowland, Nic