WorldCat Identities

Urquhart, Robert 1921-1995

Overview
Works: 36 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 1,659 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Internet videos  Educational films 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Urquhart
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 529 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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 276 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 )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 209 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 Henrik Ibsen Collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten films based on the plays of Henrik Ibsen in which morality, independence, politics, and family values are explored. Includes 7 sound-only productions based on Ibsen works and one sound-only production of a play about Ibsen by Michael Meyer
Testimony by Paul Pressler( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 129 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
Arthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the people by Arthur Miller( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Riverton, Maine, circa 1893, Dr. Thomas Stockman wants to disclose that the town's moneymaking health spa "Clearwater Springs" has been fouled by pollution from a tannery. But his proposal to go public is opposed by his brother Peter, the town mayor, who prompts a wave of public outrage against Dr. Stockman and his family
The kitchen toto by Harry Hook( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 61 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
The curse of Frankenstein Taste the blood of Dracula( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 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 )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 40 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 31 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
Master of the moor by Ruth Rendell( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 19 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
Dunkirk by Leslie Norman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 17 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 curse of Frankenstein Frankenstein must be destroyed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 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
Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 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

Where should a wife's loyalty lie when her husband becomes a traitor? With her husband? Her family? Her country?
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

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
L'étrange hôtel( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wild duck by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 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
An enemy of the people The wild duck by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten films based on the plays of Henrik Ibsen in which morality, independence, politics, and family values are explored
 
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Alternative Names
Robert Urquhart acteur britannique

Robert Urquhart britischer Schauspieler

Robert Urquhart britisk skodespelar

Robert Urquhart britisk skuespiller

Robert Urquhart Brits acteur (1921-1995)

Robert Urquhart brittisk skådespelare

Robert Urquhart Scottish actor

Роберт Эркарт

Languages
English (49)