WorldCat Identities

Urquhart, Robert 1921-1995

Overview
Works: 30 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 1,549 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Spy television programs  Biography  Television series  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1992.8.D48, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Urquhart
The Henrik Ibsen collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 392 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 Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 388 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 curse of Frankenstein by Terence Fisher( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hammer's first horror film and, a novelty for 1957, in colour! Following his partner's denouncement of their research into the secret of life as monstrous, Baron Victor Frankenstein becomes more and more obsessed with the sinister experiments. Drawn deeper into madness by his work and committing unimaginable horrors to complete the experiment to create a superior man, Frankenstein has to face the consequences of playing god when the monster awakes
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 134 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
Testimony ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 107 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
The kitchen toto by Harry Hook( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 72 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 70 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
The curse of Frankenstein Taste the blood of Dracula ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 34 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
Playing away ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To mark the conclusion of their "Third World Week" celebration, a stiff and snooty cricket team in a small English village invites a West Indian cricket team from South London to a charity game, with comic results
The white huntress ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 28 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
Testimony story of Shostakovich ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 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
Dunkirk by Leslie Norman( Visual )
4 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dunkirk follows the dramatic events leading up to Operation Dynamo, where upon the British Army attempted to rescue fellow soldiers and allied troops from Nazi occupied France. Seen from the dual perspectives of a jaded journalist in search of propaganda and a weary soldier desperately trying to give his troop some hope, Dunkirk never shies away from the brutality of war and the bravery of its soldiers
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 10 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
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
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?
The curse of Frankenstein Frankenstein must be destroyed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More monstrous than the monsters he created! Baron Frankenstein's attempts to perfect his new technique of brain transplant surgery triggers more tragedy and horror
The Ruth Rendell mysteries, set 1, volume 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
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
 
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