WorldCat Identities

Morris, Oswald 1915-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 323 publications in 5 languages and 9,962 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical settings  History  Motion pictures 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oswald Morris
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying to keep his family's traditions in place while marrying off his three older daughters. Yet, times are changing and the daughters want to make their own matches, breaking free of many of the constricting customs required of them by Judaism. In the background of these events, Russia is on the brink of revolution and Jews are feeling increasingly unwelcome in their villages
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo are reporters who travel to London to follow up on a jewel heist
The man who would be king by Rudyard Kipling ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
Scrooge ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic Charles Dickens tale of the cold hearted miser who is reformed by the Ghosts of Christmas
The spy who came in from the cold by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Equus by Richard Rodney Bennett ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
Moulin Rouge by John Huston ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toulose-Lautrec, el artista tullido, encuentran olvido y amistad entre los artistas del Moulin Rouge. Cuando se encuentra a Marie, una joven chicha desesperada de ayuda, él busca su amistad. Marie le convence para que la lleve a su casa, y pronto él tiene mujer por primera vez. Pero su relación es turbulenta y finalmente descubre que ella solo vivía con él por su dinero
Oliver! by Carol Reed ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical adaptation of Dickens' "Oliver Twist", the tale of an orphaned waif in 19th century England
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romance of an American ambulance driver wounded in World War I who falls in love with his nurse
The dark crystal by Jim Henson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jen the Gelfling must undertake a dangerous quest to restore the all-powerful Dark Crystal, in order to return light and order to the world
Lolita by Stanley Kubrick ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humbert Humbert loue une chambre pour l'été chez une veuve excentrique et tombe subitement amoureux de sa fille Lolita. Il va jusqu'à épouser la mère afin de résider auprès de la jeune fille. L'étrange passion d'un homme mûr pour une jeune fille
Sleuth by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lighthearted mystery ... about games-playing mystery writer ... leading his wife's lover ... into diabolical trap"--L. Maltin
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1943, deux mille soldats britanniques sont retenus prisonniers par les allemands dans la petite île grecque de Khéros. Impossible de les évacuer, le détroit de Navarone est contrôlé par deux gigantesques canons allemands. Une seule solution : le sabotage. Un commando de choc est mis sur pieds. A sa tête, un alpiniste, un expert en explosif et un résistant grec
The Mackintosh man by John Huston ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph, un agente del Servicio de Inteligencia Británico, huye de la cárcel con un espía. Su misión consiste en infiltrarse en una red de espionaje para identificar y denunciar a sus miembros
William Shakespeare's the taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in German and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
The man who would be king L'homme qui voulut être roi by John Huston ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : En Inde, au Kafiristan - le pays est déchiré par la rivalité entre villages. Le journaliste Rudyard Kipling et deux anciens officiers britanniques, Dravot et Carneham, participent à la bataille de Er-Heb. Dravot blessé en plein cœur, continue de se battre. Il devient, aux yeux du peuple, un être surnaturel...Cette fabuleuse épopée est l'un des sommets de l'oeuvre de John Huston. Il conjugue magistralement ses thèmes de prédilection (l'ambition, l'échec, l'exotisme et la fraternité) avec les grands mythes du cinéma d'aventure
Beat the devil by John Huston ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of adventurers head for Africa, where they plan to swing a big uranium swindle. Things reach a farcical pitch as this quirky crew is caught up in a bewildering cross current of double-dealing on an international scale
Just tell me what you want ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic battle of the sexes among the very rich, filmed entirely in New York City. Max Herschel, the ruthless magnate who has everything, loses his long-time executive mistress to a young playwright and fights to win her back
 
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Alternative Names
Morris, Ossie
Morris, Ossie, 1915-
Languages
English (102)
Spanish (26)
German (9)
Italian (3)
French (2)
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