WorldCat Identities

Asher, Robert 1915-1979

Overview
Works: 44 works in 102 publications in 2 languages and 571 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Science fiction television programs  Thrillers (Television programs)  Spy television programs  Television comedies  Television series  Comedy films  Caper films 
Roles: Director, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Asher
The prisoner by Patrick McGoohan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 131 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
Avengers '67 the Ł50,000 breakfast ; Dead man's treasure ; You have just been murdered( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 124 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
The avengers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 58 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."
Avengers '67 Escape in time ; The see-through man( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the 1967 season of the television series The Avengers
Avengers '67 the positive-negative man ; Murdersville ; Mission highly impossible ; The forget-me-not( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 46 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 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the 1967 season of the television series The Avengers
Make mine mink by Robert Asher( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 26 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 prisoner by Patrick McGoohan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clever assassination plot must first overcome the one man among the villagers who is likely to prove a stumbling block: The Prisoner. In order to discredit him amongst the villagers and even the potential victim, "No. 2" sets out on a campaign to discredit The Prisoner
The intelligence men( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 8 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
Terry Thomas Comedy double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Make Mine Mink: Zany collection of misfits led by aging military man (Terry-Thomas) go on a spree of robbing mink coats. An unlikely trio of women (Athene Seyler, Hattie Jacques, and Elspeth Duxbury) find new reasons to live ... until their housekeeper (Billie Whitelaw), an ex-con is suspected of the robberies
The avengers '67( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 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 )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 7 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
The avengers the complete Emma Peel mega-set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steed and Emma Peel perform top-secret missions for the British government
L'enterrement( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press for time by Robert Asher( Visual )

6 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
Meurtres à épisodes( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Avengers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This British television series which ran from 1962-1969, juxtaposed fantastic plots with bland, ordinary locations and comic book superficiality with a 'higher reality of design'. In this episode (No. 125) a blackmailer extorts money from paranoid millionaires by staging their hypothetical murders repeatedly until they break down. It first went to air in the UK on 26 October 1967. Reference: David K. Smith 'The Avengers forever' Online. http://davidksmith.com/avengers/peel2-21.htm
Pájaro mañanero The early bird by Robert Asher( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman es un personaje fuera de lo común. Además de ser el lechero, empleado en la vaquería del señor Grimsdale, se ocupa de muchas cosas más, siempre tratando de ayudar a sus convecinos
L'enterrement( )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le village de la mort( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The prisoner
Alternative Names
Robert Asher britischer Filmregisseur

Robert Asher British director

Robert Asher Brits filmregisseur (1915-1979)

Robert Asher regista britannico

Роберт Эшер

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