WorldCat Identities

Urquhart, Robert 1921-1995

Overview
Works: 28 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 1,453 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Spy television programs  History  Television series  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1992.8.D48, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Urquhart
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vanity dies hard: In the town of Salstead, the lives of two friends seem to take different trajectories. Wealthy, aging Alice Fielding finally finds happiness with a much-younger husband, while widowed Nesta Drage plunges near poverty when her business fails. After Nesta mysteriously disappears, Alice vows to find her--and discovers a tangled web of secrets among those she trusted most
The Henrik Ibsen collection ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
The curse of Frankenstein by Terence Fisher ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young German nobleman has uncovered life's mystery and unleashed a chain of blood-curdling terrors that seem similar to the monstrous horrors of a generation earlier. Outraged, the local citizenry imprisons the nobleman and condemns him to death, hoping to blot his family's ignominious name
The kitchen toto by Harry Hook ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adult drama set in racially charged Kenya in 1950, where a young boy is taken in as a kitchen servant by a white family after the boy's father is murdered. He experiences conflicting feelings about the family that took him in and the culture that he left behind
An enemy of the people ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wild duck: A family with a proximity to each other belies the decay of their relationships. When Gregors Werle comes to stay with the Ekdals, his idealist nature refuses to tolerate the dreamworld of lies the family is living. However, in his bid to force the Ekdals to see the truth, the skeletons he unearths destroy the family that he wanted to redeem
Playing away ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a cricket match. A West Indian team from London plays the stiff and snooty local team in their proper little village
The curse of Frankenstein Taste the blood of Dracula ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frankenstein: A tale about the family whose grasp of life's secret has monstrous consequences. Taste the blood of Dracula: Society bigwigs cheat on their wives during a night out, but there's no cheating death when they try too late to back out of a ceremony that revives the count
The white huntress ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two B movies with jungle settings. In White huntress (AKA Golden Ivory), tho hunters trying to find riches serve as guides to a group of settlers in Africa; in Jungle Siren, Nazis try to stir up the natives, while the French underground solicits help from the local white goddess
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teacher in a 1920's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude
Testimony story of Shostakovich ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based loosely on the memoirs of Shostakovich, a classical composer living in Russia during the reign of Stalin, this film traces the relationship between Shostakovich and Stalin and the effect that Stalin had on Shostakovich's life and work
Danger man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even when a secret agent goes on holiday he is liable to find himself in the espionage jungle - and John Drake unexpectedly does so when he tries to get away from it all
Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arguably one of the most notable fiction crime writers of our time, Ruth Rendell's Mysteries have delighted both readers and audiences around the world. This superb collection features eight intriguing mysteries
Danger man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful English girl in Lisbon, a smuggling racket and a search for an agency exchanging stolen secrets all lead John Drake into intrigue and danger
Danger man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Where should a wife's loyalty lie when her husband becomes a traitor? With her husband? Her family? Her country?
Dunkirk by Les Norman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British soldiers mobilize every small boat available to evacuate more that 350,000 soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk
Ruth rendell mysteries, the: set 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a boy, Stephen Whalby took to his beloved moor to escape trouble at home. Trouble follows him there as an adult, however, when women's bodies begin turning up among the rocks, heather, and bogs. Stephen finds no refuge when D.I. Manciple--a rude outsider, unwelcome in the village of Vangmoor--targets him as the prime suspect
The curse of Frankenstein Frankenstein must be destroyed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The curse of Frankenstein: Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face and a tendency to kill
L'étrange hôtel ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Castle De'ath ( Visual )
in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruth Rendell mysteries Master of the moor by Ruth Rendell ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stephen Whalby (Colin Firth) discovers the blond-headed body of an artist on Vangmoor. He is interviewed by Det. Insp. Manciple (George Costigan) an ex-met police officer who clearly suspects everybody. Stephen's father, Dadda (Robert Urquhart) - himself a depressive - warns Stephen to stay away from the moor. Stephen's marriage to Lyn (Emma Croft) appears to be experiencing problems - Lyn is having an affair with Nick (John Michie) who runs the local pet shop - when unexpectedly, Stephen finds a second blond-headed body
 
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