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McGann, Paul

Works: 302 works in 566 publications in 3 languages and 12,006 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Naval history  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Pictorial works  Picture books  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paul McGann
Our mutual friend by Julian Farino ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of two turbulent love affairs plays out amidst a tangled web of wealth, corruption, passion and betrayal in 1860s London
Kidnapped ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's coming-of-age adventure is back and breathtaking, in this widely heralded presentation bursting with scoundrels and scallywags, villains and heroines, and two memorable heroes who will stop at nothing in their quest for justice
Alien³ by David Fincher ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the lone survivor when her crippled spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Ripley's fears that an Alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when the mutilated bodies of ex-cons begin to mount. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley must lead the men into battle against the terrifying creature. And soon she discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the horrific creature, but herself as well
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
Catherine the Great ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Horatio Hornblower the new adventures ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loyalty: Peacetime (1807) Hornblower forced to make a living at the gaming tables and caught up in a budding romance with his landlady's daughter, Maria. Hornblower goes on a reconnaissance mission that uncovers French perfidy, leading to renewed war. Complications arise when he is betrayed and temporarily imprisoned. Hornblower and Maria get married. Duty: Admiral Pellew's sends Hornblower off in search of his old mate Bracegirdle, whose sloop Grasshopper has gone missing under mysterious circumstances
The Oscar Wilde collection by Oscar Wilde ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ideal husband: "Set during the London season of 1895, An ideal Husband is a dazzling blend of farce and morality that explores human frailty and social hypocrisy. Sir Robert Chilton's secret is discovered and exposed. He is accused of having exploited government secrets for his own gain early in his political career. With this revelation from Mrs. Cheveley comes the threat of blackmail and the ruin of Sir Robert's career. Yet in order to be a successful blackmailer, one's own reputation must be beyond reproach." Lady Windermere's Fan: "Centering around the arrival of a mysterious woman hoping to break into London's society, Lady Windermere's Fan was Wilde's first great stage success. Lady Windermere learns from a friend that Lord Windermere is spending a great deal of time with a Mrs. Erlynne, and fearing that he is being unfaithful to her, she decides that their marriage is at an end. Then, in an act of striking generosity, Mrs. Erlynne protects Lady Windermere's reputation and truths about trust and loyalty are ironically revealed."
Luther ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A self-destructive near-genius, Luther might just be as dangerous as the depraved criminals he hunts. Luther follows his own moral code as much as the rules of criminal law. But he quickly becomes locked in a lethal battle of wits with Alicea, a beautiful, highly intelligent mass murderer, and his decision-making process becomes increasingly murky. Luther's lonely path pulls him towards the very edge of temptation. A second series was produced in 2010-11
Fairy tale a true story ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and French and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controversy that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. Are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
Marple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a seĢance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
The hanging gale ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1846, the Phelan family try to save their farm from damage during the Irish potato famine
Doctor Who the movie ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Doctor is returning home to Gallifrey with the remains of his arch-nemesis, the Master. Forced off course, the TARDIS arrives in San Francisco on New Year's Eve 1999, where the Doctor is critically wounded in a gangland gun battle. At the local hospital, Dr. Grace Holloway fights, and fails, to save his life. Later, in the morgue, the Doctor wakes up a new man. But he is not the only one, the Master has also found himself a new body. As the clock counts down to the start of the new millennium, can the Doctor stop his oldest enemy from destroying all life on Earth?
Sharpe's fury by Bernard Cornwell ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the winter of 1811 the war seemed lost. All Spain has fallen to the French, except for Cadiz which is now the Spanish capital and is under siege. Wellington and his British army are in Portugal, waiting for spring to spark the war to life again. Richard Sharpe and his company are part of a small expeditionary force sent to break a bridge across the River Guadiana. What begins as a brilliant piece of soldiering turns into disaster, thanks to the brutal savagery of the French Colonel Vandal who is leading his battalion to join the siege of Cadiz. Sharpe extricates a handful of men from the debacle and is driven south into the threatened city. There, in Cadiz, he discovers more than one enemy. Many Spaniards doubt Britain's motives and believe their future would be brighter if they made peace with the French, and one of them. A baleful priest, secures a powerful weapon to break the British alliance. He will use a beautiful whore and the letters she received from a wealthy man
Queen of the damned by Michael Rymer ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For centuries she's waited for the right being to summon her to reign again over all her evil dominion. She is Akasha, the wickedly regal mother of all vampires. Lestat has now found acceptance in the tattooed, pierced, black-clad world as a Goth-riffed rock star. Together, Akasha and Lestat can rule forever. But Lestat's fascination with a flesh-and-blood mortal may upend that reign
C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task
Horatio Hornblower the new adventures : Duty ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features two full-length movies based on the book Hornblower and the Hotspur. Loyalty finds Horatio marooned in peacetime Portsmouth, living off his card playing skills, when he is given command of the sloop Hotspur. In Duty, Horatio gets married and then returns to his command to face a French fleet that is preparing for invasion
The way back home by Oliver Jeffers ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stranded on the moon after his extraordinary airplane takes him into outer space, a boy meets a marooned young Martian with a broken spacecraft, and the two new friends work together to return to their respective homes
Dig dig digging by Margaret Mayo ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simple rhymes introduce various large vehicles, such as dump trucks, fire engines, and tractors, and describe the work that they do
Doctor Who ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this commemoration celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who this is a look back at the actors who have portrayed this iconic hero over its historic past. The years 1981-1996 saw four new actors portray the Doctor, Peter Davison (1981-83), Colin Baker (1984-86), Sylvester McCoy (1987-89) and Paul McGann (1996). A retrospective is followed by one full story for each Doctor, including Earthshock, Vengeance on Varos, Remembrance of the Daleks, and Doctor Who: The Movie
An awfully big adventure by Beryl Bainbridge ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 1950 in Liverpool, and Stella, just fifteen-years-old, is hired as an assistant stage manager for a repertory theatre company's production of Peter Pan. Meredith, the director, and O'Hara, who plays Captain Hook, envision a lighthearted play unburdened by symbolism, but the innocent Stella begins to create an entirely different drama
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English (143)
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