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Asher, Robert 1915-1979

Overview
Works: 46 works in 76 publications in 2 languages and 532 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Spy television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Humor  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PN1992.8.S35, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Asher
The prisoner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An agent who has resigned from his country's secret service is taken prisoner and prevented from escaping the village that becomes his home. The Prisoner video companion (on side 2 of volume 9) answers some of the series' most pressing questions and serves as an excellent introduction to new viewers
Avengers '67 Escape in time ; The see-through man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the 1967 season of the television series The Avengers
The avengers '67 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ł50,000 breakfast: When $50,000 of stolen diamonds is found in a dead man's stomach mismatches Borzoi hairs lead Stead and Emma to a pet cemetary where they take the bite out of the villain's bark. Dead man's treasure: The hunt for a murdered courier's despatch leads Steed and Emma to a deadly car race with a "shocking" surprise at the finish line. You have just been murdered: When an ingenious blackmailer uses mock murders to demonstrate to his millionaire victims how vulnerable they are, The Avengers give the villain a healthy dose of reality
Avengers '67 the see-through man ; The bird who knew too much ; The winged avenger ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The see-through man Steed Makes a bomb-and Emma is put to sleep. When an enemy agent purchases a secret "invisibility" formula, it takes the perceptive Avengers to see through his plans. In The bird who knew too much Steed fancies pigeons-- and Emma gets the bird. When a villain uses carrier pigeons and political parrots to feather his nest, the Avengers race to clip his wings. In The winged avenger Steed goes bird watching-- and Emma does a comic strip. A caped crusader comes to life. Includes one of Mrs. Peal's most creative and outlandish battles-- upside down, hanging from the ceiling. from the ceiling
Avengers '67 the positive-negative man ; Murdersville ; Mission highly impossible ; The forget-me-not ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four episodes from the TV series. The positive-negative man: When an assailant with a decidely electric personality begins murdering scientists involved with the mysterious "Project 90," tt takes the well-grounded Avengers to short-circuit his plans. Murdersville: When a village-wide conspiracy conceals a carnage cottage industry, The Avengers find themselves pitted against an entire town. Mission highly improbable: When a batty boffin develops a miniaturization ray, The Avengers refuse to shrink from their duty to cut him down to size. The forgert-me-knot: A truly unforettable episode, "The forget-me-knot" was Diana Rigg's final adventure with The Avengers. Despite amnesia-inducing darts that rob them of their memories, Steed and Emma leave an indelible impression on a traitor to the Crown. "The forget-me-knot" also introduces Mother, Steed's superior, and Tara King, Emma's successor
Escape in time The see-through man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the 1967 season of the television series The Avengers
Make mine mink by Robert Asher ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A titled lady and her three lodgers (including a retired major) form an amateur Robin Hood gang to support their favorite charities and everything that can go wrong does go wrong. Abridged re-release version, trimmed by approx. 10 minutes
The Avengers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foiling espionage with elegance and fighting crime with class, no pair has ever defended the world with such unshakable elan
The Avengers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final episodes fothe the legendary Macnee/Rigg era of The Avengers
The avengers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the espionage series featuring the British sleuths John Steed and Emma Peele. In the first, a blackmailer uses mock murders to demonstrate to his victims how vunerable they are. In the second, an assailiant begins murdering scientists involved with the mysterious "Project 90."
The Avengers '67 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three episodes from the espionage series featuring the British sleuths John Steed and Emma Peele. In the first, a village-wide conspiracy conceals a carnage cottage industry. In the second, a shrinking ray shrinks Emma and it is up to Steel to bring her back. In the third, Emma's last adventure, amnesia darts Rob Steel and Emma of their memories and when Emma's husband is found alive in the Amazon she moves on leaving Steel to his new partner Tara King (Thorson)
A stitch in time by Robert Asher ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norman Pitkin (Norman Wisdom) works as an assistant to Mr Grimsdale, an old-fashioned family butcher. A mutual respect exists between the two, but it is understood that Mr Grimsdale (Edward Chapman) does the thinking and Norman the work. When the shop is held up at gunpoint, Mr Grimsdale, at Normans̉ suggestion, puts his most priceless possession, his gold watch, in his mouth for safekeeping. When a shot rings out, he swallows the watch
Terry Thomas Comedy double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'enterrement ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reporter a la fuerza Press for time by Robert Asher ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making a catastrophe out of every assignment is a specialty for ace reporter Norman Shields. Whatever the story Norman is meant to cover, he ends up making hilarious news rather than reporting it
Intelligence men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British comedy double act Morecombe and Wise star in this hilarious espionage spoof. Wise is mistaken for a secret agent and the duo are sent undercover to protect the idol of the Russian people, ballerina Madam Petrovna. Consequently her life is in the hands of the world's most bungling spies and riotious antics ensue
The prisoner. no man is just a number ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A secret agent resigns and is imprisoned in a quaint village where those who know too much are sent
The avengers the complete Emma Peel mega-set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steed and Emma Peel perform top-secret missions for the British government
The prisoner ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To accomplish an assassination plot, No. 2 seeks to discredit the one person who stands in his way-- the Prisoner
L'enterrement ( )
in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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