WorldCat Identities

Gold, Jack 1930-

Overview
Works: 148 works in 562 publications in 9 languages and 9,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television adaptations  History  Television programs  Disaster films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Director, Performer, Film editor, Actor
Classifications: PR3093, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Jack Gold
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
99 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power
Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Britain stands on the brink of WWII, Tom Oakley, a cantankerous old man living a solitary life in a small village becomes the guardian of an 11-year-old evacuee of London. The two develop a bond of friendship that gives them both new hope
The return of the native by Jack Gold ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Longing to leave the English heath, Eustacia Vye becomes embroiled in a love triangle and unfortunate marriage that lead to tragedy
Escape from Sobibór ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of the mass escape of Jewish prisoners from the Nazi death camp at Sobibor, Poland
Inspector Morse, the remorseful day collection set ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this last Morse dramatization, an ailing Inspector Morse returns to work to investigate new evidence that has surfaced regarding the brutal murder of the agreeably flirtatious nurse who attended to him when he was in the hospital
The naked civil servant the autobiography of Quentin Crisp by Jack Gold ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Quentin Crisp's autobiography, a man publicly declares his homosexuality at a time when this alternate lifestyle was still an offense punishable by imprisonment in Great Britain
Thomas Hardy's the return of the native ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eustacia Vye feels trapped living with her grandfather in the country and longs for the excitement of a big city. She charms one man who promises to run away with her, but her plans are shaken when a handsome local man returns from Paris hoping to make her his bride
The Noël Coward collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Into the blue ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While living in the mansion of a multi-millionaire friend, a failed businessman finds himself involved in the murder of two young women
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Jack Gold ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American boy goes to live with his grandfather in England where he becomes heir to a title, estate, and fortune
Thucydides the Peloponnesian War and Plato : Alcibiades I ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The 27-year war between the two powerful states of Athens and Sparta destroyed an empire. This film anatomy and analysis of that war, of the machinations of political expediency and the appropriation of moral right, is an intelligent, thought provoking, and frighteningly relevent documentation of the politics of conflict. John Barton was drawn to Thucydides ability to see all around a situation and create, through his complete and penetrating observation, types and characters that speak to posterity."--Container
Man Friday ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man Friday: Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday are marooned on a beautiful South Seas island where they face their fiercest battles with each other as they attempt to adapt and survive against all odds. Raise the Titanic: "Depicts the amazing efforts to salvage the Titanic in order to recover material vital to the United States defense. The Herculean project must be managed in absolute secrecy, despite the extreme rigors of the climate, deadly interference from a rival nation, and the need to invent technology never before conceived"--Container
The brief ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win. In Series One, Henry faces international tensions over a complicated murder inquest and has his nerves strained to the limit by a day in three courtrooms at once. He also clashes with his hard-drinking estranged fther, suffers a disastrous visit from his son, and butts heads with his glamorous colleague Cleo Steyn
The trial Escape from Sobibór ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The trial: A man wakens one morning to find that he has been arrested for an unknown offense, and must look beyond the judicial system to prove his innocence
The tenth man ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a random sweep, the Nazis arrest and imprison Jean Louis Chavel, a rich lawyer in German-occupied France. They pass an edict to execute every tenth prisoner and Chavel is chosen. He gives all he owns to Mangeot, who then dies in his place. Chavel is released three years later, returns to his old home and meets Mangeot's family
Kavanagh Q.C. Memento mori set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memento mori: A mild-manner doctor is accused to poisoning his manic-depressive wife
Stones for Ibarra ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about an American couple who escape big city life to live in the village of Ibarra in rural Mexico
Inspector Morse. the wench is dead ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Morse and Detective Sergeant Lewis investigate death and murder in the English town of Oxford
The Medusa touch by Jack Gold ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een schrijver blijkt over paranormale krachten te beschikken, waardoor hij het onheil waarover hij schrijft ook zelf kan oproepen
 
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