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McElroy, Hal 1946-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 142 publications in 3 languages and 3,057 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 )

30 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,471 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 )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 857 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 )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 259 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 )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 197 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 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 52 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 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 )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 19 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
Picnic at Hanging Rock director's cut by Joan Weigall Lindsay( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 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
Sea patrol 3. red gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 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 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
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 )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 3 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
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

Blue heelers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 ad Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Día de San Valentin de 1900. En el colegio femenino Appleyard, un grupo de estudiantes prepara una excursión a Hanging Rock. Cuatro de ellas piden permiso para dar un paseo y cuando deciden parar para tomar un descanso, se quedan profundamente dormidas. Cuando el grupo regresa al colegio al final del día, se descubre que tres de las cuatro chicas que habían salido a pasear y la profesora de Matemáticas están desaparecidas
Picnic at Hanging Rock by McElroy and McElroy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1900 three girls ascend a mysterious rock in the midst of the Australian bush and disappear. The Victorian girls' school for the daughters of the privileged gradually becomes contaminated and destroyed from within by its inability to understand the forces confronting it. Based on a novel which mythologises the emergence of sexuality, the film atmospherically follows various tangents without distilling a sense of explanation. Unease is evoked by the horror of not knowing
 
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