WorldCat Identities

O'Brien, Richard 1942-

Overview
Works: 144 works in 520 publications in 8 languages and 9,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Rock films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Parody films  Mad scientist films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Performer, Composer, Singer, Scenarist, Contributor, Narrator, Librettist, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard O'Brien
 
Most widely held works by Richard O'Brien
The Rocky Horror picture show by Richard O'Brien( Visual )

75 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming gothic mansion. They are stunned to learn that they have stumbled into an ongoing convention of kinky characters, hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist from the planet Transsexual
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men
The Rocky Horror picture show the original soundtrack by Richard O'Brien( Recording )

52 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the original soundtrack of the Twentieth Century Fox presentation of the Michael White/Lou Adler production
Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror show the new Broadway cast recording by Richard O'Brien( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overture (:52) -- Science fiction double feature (3:20) -- Damn it, Janet (2:22) -- Over at the Frankenstein place (3:20) -- Time warp (4:20) -- Sweet transvestite (3:47) -- Sword of Damocles (2:58) -- I can make you a man (1:50) -- Hot patootie (2:55) -- I can make you a man : reprise (1:57) -- Touch-a-touch-a-touch me (2:27) -- Once in a while (3:30) -- Eddie's teddy (3:10) -- Planet Schmanet : Wise up Janet Weiss (2:50) -- Floor show/Rose tint my world (7:55) -- I'm going home (2:56) -- Spaceship (1:33) -- Super heroes (1:57) -- Science fiction double feature : reprise (1:21) -- Time warp : reprise (1:14)
Phineas and Ferb( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phineas and Ferb and Perry the Platypus set out to thwart Dr. Doofenshmirtz's 'naughty' plot to ruin Christmas. Will they get everything wrapped up in time for Santa's flyby?
Glee, the music the Rocky horror Glee show by Richard O'Brien( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Glee cast performs some favorite songs from the Rocky horror picture show in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the cult classic
Jubilee by Derek Jarman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Queen Elizabeth I asks her court alchemist to show her England in the future, she's transported 400 years to a post-apocalyptic wasteland of roving girl gangs, an all-powerful media mogul, fascistic police, scattered filth, and twisted sex
Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror show : vocal selections by Richard O'Brien( )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spice world by Spice Girls( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spice Girls perform mega-hits and new songs
The rocky horror show : musical by Richard O'Brien( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang : the most fantasmagorical stage musical in the history of everything! : original cast recording by Richard M Sherman( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rocky Horror show by Richard O'Brien( Book )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wholesome, American couple, Brad and Janet, are stranded one lonely night in a country lane. Seeing a light in the window they call to ask for help but find themselves at the temporary residence of Frank-n-Furter, an itinerant intergalactic transsextual, attended by a hunchback and assorted nymphos. Frank has created Rocky Horror -- Richard O'Brien's gloss on the legend of Frankenstein - who carries the 'Charles Atlas seal of approval'. The plot becomes increasingly frenetic with the appearance of Eddie, an old rocker and earlier creation of Frank's; and Frank's seduction of Janet (whilst passing himself off as Brad) and then his seduction of Brad (whilst passing himself as Janet). Dr Evrett Scott arrives in his wheelchair to save the day but Frank's powers are too great for him. However, the servants turn nasty, kill Frank and Rocky, and save the goodies from the awful fate of being transformed into a chorus line in suspenders and high heels." -- Back cover
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the most fantasmagorical stage musical in the history of everything! : original cast recording by Richard M Sherman( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rocky Horror show original London cast by Richard O'Brien( Recording )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book, music and lyrics by Richard O'Brien. Some program notes included
Midnight movies from the margin to the mainstream by Stuart Samuels( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between 1970 and 1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch movies: The allegorical freak-out "El topo," the graphic horror of "Night of the living dead," the outrageous filth fest "Pink flamingos," outlaw reggae's "The harder they come," the phenomenal "Rocky horror picture show," and the darkly disturbing "Eraserhead." Discover the stories behind the movies that defied mainstream America to change the world of cinema forever, featuring startling clips, rare archival footage and revealing interviews with the films' directors, distributors, exhibitors and supporters
Elvira's haunted hills( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1851 and Elvira is en route to "Gay Paree" to star in the revue "Yes I can-can." As bad luck would have it, she stops for the night at the Carpathian Castle of Lord Vladimere Hellsubus whose late wife (now a vengeful ghost) is a literal "dead" ringer for Elvira. What's a gal to do but break into song and dance. As Vladimere turns her dreams of stardom into a nightmare! But can Elvira keep her hands of the studly stable-master long enough to save the day?
Flash Gordon by Sam Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon unwittingly finds himself heading for the planet Mongo, where, with the assistance from beautiful Dale Arden, he will take on Ming the Merciless and rescue humankind
The Rocky Horror Glee show by Richard O'Brien( )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rocky Horror show : new Broadway cast by Richard O'Brien( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard O'Brien's The rocky horror show : 40th anniversary songbook by Richard O'Brien( )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror show : vocal selections
Alternative Names
O'Brien, Ritz, 1942-

Original Cast of Rocky Horror Picture Show

Richard O’Brien englischer Schauspieler, Autor und Komponist

Richard O'Brain

Richard O'Brein

Richard O'Brian

Richard O'Brien acteur, scénariste

Richard O'Brien attore, cantante e compositore britannico

Richard O'Brien newzealandsk skuespiller

Richard O'Brien Nieuw-Zeelands acteur

Richard O'Brien nyzealandsk skodespelar

Richard O'Brien nyzealandsk skuespiller

Richard O'Brien nyzeeländsk skådespelare

Richard O'Bryan

Richard O'Bryen

Rocky Horror Cast

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rocky Horror Show

Smith, Richard, 1942 March 25-

Smith, Richard Timothy 1942-

The Cast of the New Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Cast

The Rocky Horror Show

Tim Curry, Richard O'Brien Little Nell, Patricia Quinn

Ρίτσαρντ Ο'Μπράιαν

Ричард О'Брайэн

ريتشارد أوبراين

ریچارد اوبراین بازیگر نیوزلندی

리처드 오브라이언

오브라이언, 리차드

リチャード・オブライエン

理查·歐布萊恩

理查德·奥布莱恩

Languages
English (238)

German (22)

Danish (5)

French (4)

Spanish (3)

Turkish (1)

Italian (1)

Dutch (1)

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