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Krige, Alice 1954-

Overview
Works: 136 works in 335 publications in 5 languages and 16,422 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Television pilot programs  Fiction  Military history  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alice Krige
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Persuasion by Adrian Shergold ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Elliot fell deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne was persuaded to break off her engagement. Eight years later, Anne has lived to regret her decision. She never stopped loving Wentworth, and when he returns from sea with rank and fortune, she can only watch as every eligible young woman in the district falls at his feet. Can Frederick forgive Anne for listening to her family instead of her heart?
Dinotopia by James Gurney ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers find themselves castaways on Dinotopia, a secret world where dinosaurs and humans coexist in harmony until their sources of power, the sunstones, begin to fail
Reign of fire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In present day London dragons awake. Fast forward 20 years, to a world devastated by their destruction. Fire Chief Quinn, is responsible for warding off the beasts and keeping a community alive in what's left of the world. Into their midst comes a hotshot American, Van Zan, who says he has a way to destroy the beasts and save mankind
The little vampire by Uli Edel ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and French and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For Tony Thompson (Lipnicki) third grade really bites. He's in a new school, in a new country, and he's having trouble fitting in. But things change when Tony befriends a young vampire named Rudolph. Soon Tony and Rudolph are going on fang-tastic flying adventures, eluding vampire hunters and driving the countryside of Scotland batty
Skin by Anthony Fabian ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skin is one of the most extraordinary stories to emerge from apartheid South African: Sandra Laing (Sophie Okonedo) is a black child born in the 1950s to white Afrikaners (Sam Neill and Alice Krige), unaware of their black ancestry, who raise their child as a "white girl" . But from the age of ten Sandra is shunned by white society, thus begins Sandra's thirty-year struggle to reconcile her heritage and find acceptance in a society torn by race and politics
Page eight by Ralph Fiennes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johnny Worricker is a long-serving MI5 officer. His boss and best friend Benedict Baron dies suddenly, leaving behind him an inexplicable file, threatening the stability of the organization. Meanwhile, a seemingly chance encounter with Johnny's striking next-door neighbor and political activist Nancy Pierpan seems too good to be true. Johnny is forced to walk out of his job, and then out of his identity to find out the truth
Star trek first contact by Jonathan Frakes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Borg, a half-organic, half-machine race, want to conquer and assimilate all races. They are headed to Earth with a plan to alter history, and it is up to Captain Picard and his crew to stop them
Frank Herbert's Children of Dune ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve years afte the events in Frank Herbert's Dune, Maud'Dib--Arrakis emperor Paul Atreides--has become the unintended figurehead of a violent dictatorship, and his enemies are multiplying. Vanishing into the desert, he waits as destiny shapes his twin heirs Leto II and Ghanima, who must contend with their scheming aunt Alia while Princess Wensicia, of the enemy House Corrino, plots her own attack on Maud'Dib's familial empire. Exiled Atreides matriarch Lady Jessica returns to Arrakis, where the enormous, desert-dwelling sandworms face an uncertain future. As always, the spice must flow, and the universe's most coveted commodity remains at the center of this epic story
Sylvester and the magic pebble --and more magical tales by William Steig ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "Sylvester and the magic pebble," a small donkey finds a wishing stone. In "Possum magic, " Grandma Poss needs a certain food for a magical mix that will make Hush visible again. In "Princess Furball," a cruel king intends to marry his daughter to an ogre in exchange for wagons full of silver
The contract ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on a hiking trip to reconnect with his son after the death of his wife, Ray Keene stumbles into a nightmare scenario of paid assassins and ex-military guns-for-hire lead by the mysterious Frank Cardin
A Tale of two cities by Jim Goddard ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indifferent to the plight of France's downtrodden and pained by unrequited love for Lucie Darnay, London barrister Sydney Carton finds meaning through an act of ultimate sacrifice
Lonely hearts ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story. In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez became known as the notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". They would swindle and then viciously murder war widows who would answer their personal ads. Ray would describe himself as a sexy Latin Lover. Martha was Ray's initial mark. But when they met, it was love at first sight. With Martha posing as Ray's sister, they bilked elderly spinsters and widows of their savings and then viciously murdered them in a bloodbath of sexual frenzy. When they were arrested, Martha and Ray confessed to 12 killings, although it is believed the actual number is closer to 20. At their sensational trial, Martha and Ray appeared as though they could not get enough of each other. Their plea of not guilty by reason of insanity was rejected, and on August 22, 1949, the homicidal lovers were sentenced to death. After numerous appeals, they were electrocuted on March 8, 1951, side-by-side in Sing Sing prison
Sharpe's honour ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British officer Richard Sharpe must disguise himself as a Spanish rebel and slip behind enemy lines to search for the one person who can clear him of allegations of deceit and dishonour
Midsomer murders by John Nettles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. The Dogleg Murders: Members of the swanky Whiteoaks Golf Club keep turning up dead by the 13th hole. The black book: The detectives investigate a string of savage murders precipated by a local art auction. Secrets and spies: A mysterious creature is killing sheep in Midsomer County, but it soon moves on to larger prey. The glitch: A local scientist's determination to stop an American millionaire's latest business venture has fatal repurcussions
Molokai the story of "Father Damien" ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a Catholic priest who went to the island in Hawaii where the lepers were exiled - Molokai. There among the outcasts he built a community and gave them dignity. He eventually contracted the disease and died from it
Wallenberg a hero's story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presented is the story of Raoul Wallenberg, who was a hero that helped over 100,000 Hungarian Jews escape from the Nazis during the Holocaust
Solomon Kane by Michael J Bassett ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Solomon Kane is a brutally efficient 16th Century killing machine. When Kane decides to attack a mysterious nearby castle to plunder its rumored riches, his men are picked off by demonic creatures until he alone is left to face the Devil's own Reaper-dispatched from the depths of Hell to lay claim to his hopelessly corrupt soul. Though Kane manages to escape, he knows that he now must redeem himself by renouncing violence and devoting himself wholly to a life of peace and purity
Sleepwalkers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sexually curious virgin falls for the new boy in school, only to learn too late he's a life-sucking Sleepwalker
King David by Bruce Beresford ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the king of Israel who took on Goliath
 
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English (131)
Spanish (6)
German (2)
French (1)
Italian (1)
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