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McElroy, Hal 1946-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 149 publications in 5 languages and 3,055 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,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hal McElroy
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

40 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,489 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 )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 863 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 Kevin Dowling( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy filled with the irreverent and earthy humour of two mates, Harry, a charming, beer-drinking, down-to-earth widower, and Jeff, his gay son
The cars that ate Paris by Peter Weir( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 167 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 Fin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and held by 67 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 54 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 34 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 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
Blue heelers the complete first season( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 18 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
Sea patrol 3. red gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 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 8 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
Nosotros dos = The sun of us( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadline( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist sets out to report on a minor earthquake in the Australian outback and finds that the tremor was a result of the detonation of a small nuclear explosion by a group of international terrorists. The terrorists have also planted a second bomb in an office building in Sydney. Can the bomb be found before the horrifying deadline arrives?
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
Picnic at Hanging Rock : director's cut by Joan Weigall Lindsay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
A Dangerous life( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A dramatic account of the turbulent four day revolution in the Philippines in 1986 that ousted the former dictator Ferdinand Marcos and installed Cory Aquino as president
Nosotros dos The sum of us( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
The party's over( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Episode of an Australian police situation-drama. It's Kelly and Joss's 22nd birthday and they have invited their friends from Melbourne to join them but after an unfortunate event the two of them start to disagree professionally. Can this be sorted out or will they protect their friends? Jonesy continues to disagree with Susie, and Mark experiences some trouble with some teenagers that rings home for him
 
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