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Rakoff, Alvin

Overview
Works: 111 works in 193 publications in 5 languages and 3,304 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Filmed ballets  Romance films  Historical television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PR2831, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alvin Rakoff
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play entitled Romeo & Juliet produced in 1978
A dance to the music of time( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
The first Olympics : Athens 1896( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the creation of the American team for the Olympics in 1896, and their journey to get to Athens, where the games were being held
A voyage round my father( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous and heartwarming portrait of beloved novelist John Mortimer's early years. After his highly eccentric lawyer father Clifford Mortimer is struck with blindness, John must deal with his father's decreasing ability to take care of himself
Paradise postponed : --and its sequel Titmuss regained( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Baldwin Street : a novel by Alvin Rakoff( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This powerful novel presents a vivid mosaic of characters, the rich fabric ofa community, and a boy's coming-of-age on the dusty, rough-and-tumble streetsof Toronto
Number 10 by Mark Rothko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Open Britain's most famous door for a glimpse at the personal affairs that have unfolded over the centuries inside Number 10 Downing Street. Spanning the Napoleonic era to the 1920s, each episode tells the story of a great public statesman, and of the private individual whose passions, hopes, and fears played out within the narrow confines of Number 10"--Container
The best of friends( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Friends: In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon. (88 min.)
Paradise postponed( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
& Gillian by Alvin Rakoff( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De relatie in een gelukkig huwelijk verandert als de vrouw kanker blijkt te hebben
The best of friends ; Eagle in a cage( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. Relive their vigorous discussions on everything from the existence of God, to the finer points of tango dancing. Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon
The first olympics : Athens 1896( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic retelling of the struggles of Baron Pierre du Coubertin who revived the ancient Olympic games in 1896, the Princeton professor who pulled together the first American team, and the athledes who competed
The Shakespeare collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shakespeare collection : the acclaimed BBC TV series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo & Juliet : A dramatisation of Shakespeare's tragedy of two young lovers from rival families
Crossplot( Visual )

2 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An advertising executive is framed for the attmepted murder of a model, who turns out to be involved in political intrigue
Romeo and Juliet (1594-1596) Roméo et Juliette by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City on fire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city
Paradise postponed by John Mortimer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the complete episodes from the popular television drama set in the decades following the Second World War. The tale of the Simcox and Titmuss families, their quirks, quarrels, and quests. Centring around the Will of Simeon Simcox, Rector of Rapstone Fanner who mysteriously leaves his estate to Leslie Titmuss, the newly elected local MP. Henry Simcox, one of the Simcox sons, makes it his business to find out why his father would do such a thing
"King Solomon's mines"( Visual )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Solomon's mines: Fortune hunter Patrick O'Brien leaves his daughter Kathy and guide Umbopa to search for the legendary diamond mines of Solomon. Worried, Kathy persuades hunter Allan Quartermain to organize a search party, which, after surviving a desert trek, is brought to the tribal chief Twala. Quartermain's only hope of rescuing O'Brien lies in restoring Umbopa, exiled years before by Twala and the tribal witch, to his rightful place as chief. King Solomon's treasure: An Englishman organizes an expedition to retrieve a priceless medallion from the lost treasure of King Solomon, unaware of the hideous creatures that guard it
Paradise postponed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
 
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The first Olympics : Athens 1896
Alternative Names
Alvin Rakoff Canadees filmregisseur

Alvin Rakoff Canadian film director

Alvin Rakoff regista canadese

Элвин Ракофф

アルヴィン・ラコフ

レイコフ, アルヴィン

Languages
English (59)

German (4)

Danish (3)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

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Baldwin Street : a novel& GillianThe first olympics : Athens 1896Crossplot