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McElroy, Hal 1946-

Overview
Works: 54 works in 158 publications in 3 languages and 3,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Horror films  Science fiction films  Dark comedy films  History  Fiction  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hal McElroy
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

34 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
The last wave by Peter Weir( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 858 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 )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Mitchell is a ferry-driving, beer drinking, straight down the line widower. His son Jeff is an athletic 20-something plumber who happens to be gay; a fact that his broad-minded Dad has accepted with ease. For a father and son who live together, they get along like a house on fire, even if they do make an odd couple ... Based on the long-running off-Broadway play and now an award winning film, The Sum of Us is a witty and poignant social comedy about the triumph of unconditional love -- Container
The cars that ate Paris by Peter Weir( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about an Australian town that survives by deliberately contriving car accidents and selling the parts
Picnic at Hanging Rock( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the turn of the twentieth century, the film concerns a small group of students from an all-female college and a chaperone, who vanish while on a St. Valentine's Day outing. Less a mystery than a journey into the mystic, as well as an inquiry into issues of class and sexual repression in Australian society
Picnic at Hanging Rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A party of girls from a young ladies' school in Victoria go on a days excursion to Hanging Rock. It is a beautiful St. Valentine's Day and some of the girls decide to explore the Rock more closely. They mysteriously disappear, a hunt ensues involving the town and all Australians
Blue Fin by South Australia( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 62 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 )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story evolves around a monster boar that is quickly killing his surrounding environment, including people
Sea patrol : the complete first 13 episodes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 26 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 19 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 2. the coup( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 17 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 3. red gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 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
Blue heelers : the complete first season( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 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
Blue Fin( Visual )

in English and held by 7 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
Return to Eden( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cars that ate Paris( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre comedy about the residents of a quaint little village in Australia who are determined to make a killing in the spare auto parts business. Most drivers are dying to help them succeed, and those who don't wind up as living guinea pigs in grisly brain experiments!
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

Picnic at Hanging Rock Pique-nique à Hanging Rock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nosotros dos( 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
 
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