WorldCat Identities

McElroy, Hal 1946-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 123 publications in 4 languages and 2,828 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Television series 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Hal McElroy Publications by Hal McElroy
Most widely held works by Hal McElroy
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1900, a group of schoolgirls prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear and are never found. Includes original theatrical trailer
The last wave by Peter Weir ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization
The sum of us by Geoff Burton ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heterosexual father and his gay son are trying to find Ms./Mr. Right respectively. The film shows their relationship with one another and the objects of their affection as tragedy strikes
The cars that ate Paris by Peter Weir ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black comedy about an Australian town that survives by deliberately contriving car accidents and selling the parts
Blue Fin ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Snook tries to convince his father who runs the tuna boat Blue Fin that he is capable of becoming a good fisherman. When the boat is wrecked in a cyclone and his father is injured Snook shows his courage and resourcefulness
Razorback ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story evolves around a monster boar that is quickly killing his surrounding environment, including people
The cars that ate Paris the plumber ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cars that ate Paris - the inhabitants of a quiet country town lure unsuspecting motorists to their deaths and live off the remains of the wrecks. Arthur Waldo survives a car crash that kills his brother and is taken in by the town of Paris. The plumber - one morning there is an unexpected knock on the door and Jill Cooper opens it to a man who says he's the plumber. So begins five days of mental torment that will change her life
Sea patrol the complete first 13 episodes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-four sailors from every walk of life, of every age and temperament, living literally cheek-by-jowl for week after week, away from family and friends sometimes for months at a time. All crammed in an elderly 40 metre metal hulled boat - in seas of all conditions with temperatures often in the 30's. It's a pressure cooker that can bring out the best, and sometimes the worst, in all of them - man and woman alike. It calls upon reserves of devotion to duty, tolerance, obedience and of course humour, way beyond that which most people possess
Sea patrol 2. the coup ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-four sailors from every walk of life, of every age and temperament, living literally cheek-by-jowl for week after week, away from family and friends sometimes for months at a time. All crammed in an elderly 40 metre metal hulled boat - in seas of all conditions with temperatures often in the 30's. It's a pressure cooker that can bring out the best, and sometimes the worst, in all of them - man and woman alike. It calls upon reserves of devotion to duty, tolerance, obedience and of course humour, way beyond that which most people possess
The last frontier the epic outback drama ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 19th century Ireland, a confident English aristocrat, Agnes McDonnell, meets the younger, strong-willed James Lynchehaun, whom she hires to be the manger of her lavish estate... Despite their class differences, and the fact that Lynchehaun is a renowned con-artist, the couple embarks on a torrid affair. But the relationship quickly degenerates as Lynchehaun drags McDonnell into a hostile web of violence and political intrigue"--Container
Sea patrol 3. red gold ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-four sailors from every walk of life, of every age and temperament, living literally cheek-by-jowl for week after week, away from family and friends sometimes for months at a time. All crammed in an elderly 40 metre metal hulled boat - in seas of all conditions with temperatures often in the 30's. It's a pressure cooker that can bring out the best, and sometimes the worst, in all of them - man and woman alike. It calls upon reserves of devotion to duty, tolerance, obedience and of course humour, way beyond that which most people possess
Return to Eden ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of greed, adultery, revenge and cunning plastic surgery, this big budget film noir mini-series attracted record viewing audiences when first screened in 1983 and has since achieved cult status woldwide
Blue heelers the complete first season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mt Thomas, population 10,000. An average country town, with an above average crime rate. Where morality reigns and goodness triumphs ove evil... most of the time. Witness the original seventeen episodes with this complete first season DVD. It's a must-see for lovers of quality Australian drama!'--Container
Picnic at Hanging Rock director's cut : a film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls and their teacher prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Three of the students and a teacher disappear mysteriously and are never found
Razorback ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story evolves around a monster boar that is quickly killing his surrounding environment, including people
Blue heelers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blue heelers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cars that ate Paris Les voitures qui ont mangé Paris ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nosotros dos The sum of us ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En Sydney, Harry Mitchell trabaja como conductor de un transbordador, es viudo y un empedernido bebedor de cerveza. Su única preocupación es encontrar una mujer para acabar definitivamente con su soledad. Su hijo Jeff es deportista, jugador de rugby, también bebedor de cerveza, fontanero y... gay. Ambos se toleran y ambos buscan el amor por caminos diferentes
Water rats ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Sydney Harbour Police; a special breed of cop who spend their days above and below the waters line. The harbour is their life, and they'll do anything to protect it"--Container
 
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Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
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