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Maxwell, Roberta 1942-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 3,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television plays  Folklore  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1995.9.L6, 791.4372
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Publications by  Roberta Maxwell Publications by Roberta Maxwell
Most widely held works about Roberta Maxwell
 
Most widely held works by Roberta Maxwell
Mourning becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic American drama of love, revenge, murder and suicide set against the backdrop of a small New England town in the post-Civil War era
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson
Is your mama a llama? --and more classic children's stories ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is your mama a llama?: Through playful rhyme and riddle, a young llama learns about different kinds of animals; Noisy Nora: What's a wee mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all of mom and dad's time? Make noise!; Each peach pear plum: Children play 'I spy' with favorite nursery rhyme characters in this beloved story; The little red hen: The classic tale of a hardworking hen who teaches her friends a thing or two about helping out; Reading to your bunny: An original story by Rosemary Wells that highlights the importance of reading to children
The mermaid chair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After sending her daughter off to school, Jessie finds herself feeling alone and restless in her 20-year marriage. When she receives a disturbing phone call, she embarks on a journey to her childhood home on a beautiful island to deal with the shocking behavior of her mentally unstable mother. Jessie meets and finds herself undeniably attracted to a Benedictine monk. Jessie undergo a spiritual, artistic, and erotic awakening
A touch of the poet by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in a shabby tavern outside Boston in 1828, the play centers on Cornelius Melody, a proud Irishman who clings to memories of European genitility ... explores its characters' conflicts with reality and illusion, as well as their joys and sorrows in love"--Container
Queer as folk by Russell T Davies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Season five, the final season of the series, continues to follow the journey of a group of gay friends and lovers living in Pittsburgh. Brian buys and revamps the dance club Babylon, Michael embraces domesticity with Ben, Emmett finds success as a TV personality, Ted struggles with body prejudices and Mel and Lindsay find their relationship in trouble
The Little red hen by Paul Galdone ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An industrious, hardworking hen teaches her friends a thing or two about helping out in this classic story
Stories from the farm ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rosie's walk: Rosie the hen takes a walk through the barnyard, unaware that a single-minded fox is stalking her. The pigs' wedding: Nothing can spoil the guests' good time at the wedding of Porker and Curlytail--not even the rain. Petunia: After discovering a book in the meadow, Petunia the believes she has become wise, and proceeds to dispense advice to all and sundry. She learns that carrying a book under her wing doesn't necessarily make her knowledgeable. The little red hen: In this classic story, an industrious, hardworking hen teaches her friends a thing or two about pitching in and helping out
Caps for sale and other storybook classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The little red hen: An industrious hen teaches her friends about helping others in this classic story
Caps for sale and other storybook classics ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A charming tale of the peddler whose stolen caps mean all kinds of monkey business. Other stories add to the collection
The widowing of Mrs. Holroyd by D. H Lawrence ( )
in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D.H. Lawrence's naturalistic drama is drawn from Lawrence's memories of his parents' turbulent marriage
Psycho III by Anthony Perkins ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The specter of his domineering mother won't leave poor Norman Bates alone in a suspenseful and intriguing second sequel to the Hitchcock classic
As you like it by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play filmed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival before a live audience
Shadow Lake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While reinvestigating the 14 year old murder of a local man, deadly suspects and cryptic games confront Officer Longfellow and the dead man's daughter, who's trying to uncover the truth about her father. The town is not the peaceful place it seems
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
Special bulletin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nuclear-armed terrorists take control of a ship in Charleston, S.C. and threatened to blow it up unless there is a disarmament of all nuclear warheads in the area. Presented as an actual newscast
Our town ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In early 20th century New Hampshire, the Webb and Gibbs families live next door to each other in a small town called Grover's Corners. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface there is nostalgia, but small ironies and inconsistencies persist that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the town drunk Simon Stimson
Water damage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Preedy (Daniel Baldwin) arrives at his high school reunion and discovers that only three people have been asked to attend, when the other two are murdered, Paul is forced to fight for his life and that of his kidnapped son
Lois Gibbs and the Love Canal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A housewife takes the lead in a fight against local, state and federal governments because of the threat to her children's health due to a leaking chemical dump in the neighborhood
 
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