Picture Palace (Firm)
Most widely held works by Picture Palace (Firm)
Sharpe's mission ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
British officer Richard Sharpe joins Colonel Brand travelling behind enemy lines to blow up a French gun powder magazine.
Sharpe's regiment ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
In June, 1813, Wellington prepares for the invasion of France. Sharpe goes to England to recruit new soldiers for the South Essex, only to discover corruption in the highest ranks putting them at risk for assassination. The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars.
Sharpe's siege ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
It is the winter of 1813. Wellington is gathering the forces preparing for the final push into France. Sharpe must go on a mission in the Pyrenees, capturing a French castle while Wellington forces a passage through Napoleon's flank.
Sharpe's rifles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a maverick British officer who has risen through the ranks of Wellington's army by his courageous and daring exploits. He and his chosen men operate behind French lines in Spain and Portugal to undermine Napoleon's forces.
Sharpe's company ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Action and romance follow Richard Sharpe as he and his Chosen Men risk their lives on yet another dangerous mission. Sharpe desperately attempts to rescue his lover Teresa before the French troops storm the city of Badajoz.
Sharpe's enemy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Richard Sharpe must do battle with a gang of deserters who have taken hostages.
Sharpe's eagle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
When the incompetent Sir Henry Simmerson loses most of his men and his regimental flag during battle, Sharpe, spurred by the memory of a friend who was recently killed sets out for revenge. He is determined to capture the French mascot, a carved golden eagle which is carried into combat. Sharpe is also looking to a settle a personal score with two arrogant officers who have angered him at their mistreatment of the elegant widow Josefina.
Sharpe's battle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
British officer Richard Sharpe is given the task of preparing the hitherto purely ceremonial Royal Irish Company for real battle. The commander's ambitious wife and false rumors of a massacre in Ireland complicate the job.
Sharpe's justice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Sharpe returns to England and is ordered to the North where he is to command the local militia in a troubled town. It is here that Sharpe faces an agonizing decision - whether to side with the town's corrupt gentry or to support his own kind, the rough and tough of the world who are abused by their superiors.
Sharpe's honour ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
British officer Richard Sharpe must disguise himself as a Spanish rebel and slip behind enemy lines to search for the one person who can clear him of allegations of deceit and dishonour.
Sharpe's Waterloo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
When Sharpe hears of Napoleon's return from exile he goes back to the Army. Placed on staff of the incompetent Prince of Orange he reunites with the Chosen Men and organises the defences for the Battle of Waterloo.
Sharpe's revenge ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
After returning from the war Sharpe is accused of stealing Napoleon's treasure, after being set up by his long-time enemy Ducos. He's abandoned by his wife, convicted of the crime, and sent to jail. He escapes to seek justice.
Sharpe's gold ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Hunting for lost Aztec gold, Sharpe runs afoul of a local partisan leader; Wellington's cousin Bess, searching for her lost gold-prospecting husband, shows up with her daughter and gets mixed up in the mess.
Sharpe's sword ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Sharpe is sent to protect El Mirador, Wellington's best spy, and finds himself a target of Colonel Leroux, a ferocious French swordsman who has been commanded to capture El Mirador. When Sharpe is wounded in battle, a mute French convent girl comes to his aid.
Sharpe's ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars.
Kings of the evening ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
After two years in jail, Homer Hobbs returns to his bleak urban home during the depths of the Great Depression. With no job, no prospects, and no hope, Homer finds a kinship with four strangers. On Sunday nights, in a dingy hall, the men of the neighborhood piece together the finest attire their meager lives can beg, borrow, or steal to compete in an unusual fashion contest. The big winner will go home with the five dollar prize. The real prize is the chance to feel like a king for an evening.
C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task.
Sharpe, the legend ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Several years after the Battle of Waterloo, Rifleman Cooper sits in a London inn reminiscing about the brave and determined officer who took him to hell and back. Made exclusively for video, Sharpe, the legend, recalls the key events of Sharpe's military career.
Sharpe, the legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Cooper recalls the key events of Sharpe's military career, from the day he saved the life of his commander, Lord Wellesley, through his early struggles to earn the respect of the Chosen Men of the 95th Rifles, to his final triumph at Waterloo. A compilation of scenes from the TV series Sharpe.
Sharpe's peril ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In 1818 India, Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe and Sergeant Major Patrick Harper are traveling across India, escorting the beautiful Marie-Angélique Bonnet to meet her fiancé. While in bandit-plagued badlands, they come across the very dregs of the Crown's troops : an ill disciplined, rag-tag unit led by boy soldier Beauclare. As Sharpe and company sit down to have dinner with their hosts, the camp comes under attack by the notorious bandit Chitu. When the dust settles, it becomes apparent there have been many casualties and Sharpe realizes that he is the only person now capable of getting this wagon train to the safety of the next army garrison. Little does Sharpe know that the adventure has only just begun and that he has inadvertently stumbled across a massive opium trafficking ring.--Container.
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