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Ackland, Joss 1928-

Overview
Works: 309 works in 621 publications in 4 languages and 20,483 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television plays  Christian fiction  Biography  History  Diaries  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Joss Ackland
The Mighty Ducks ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
K-19 the widowmaker by Kathryn Bigelow ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Vostrikov, a Russian naval officer has being given command of the Soviet Union's first nuclear submarine, K-19, at the height of the Cold War in 1961. The vessel's executive officer Captain Polenin asserts that the flagship is not yet ready for deployment. But, political pressure forces Vostrikov to sail his crew into the North Atlantic anyway, for a missile fire test that serves as a warning to the U.S. The test is a success, but a leak in the K-19's cooling system soon threatens the nuclear payload
Lethal weapon 2 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Riggs and Murtaugh must guard a free-wheeling witness in a comedy of car chases, gun battles, under-water escapes, even the destruction of a chic hillside house
D3 the Mighty Ducks ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Ducks win scholarships to a snooty private school, Coach Bombay announces that he's moving on to greener pastures with the Goodwill Games. Shortly after the team arrive at Eden Hall Academy, they inherit a new coach who turns out to be their worst nightmare. Then with their scholarships on the line, they face their toughest rival, the 10-time championship varsity team
A kid in King Arthur's court ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To 14-year-old little leaguer Calvin Fuller, life is like one big strikeout when he lets his team down. Then an earthquake sends him through a magical time rift, and he finds himself in King Arthur's court. But all is not well with the realm. An aged King Arthur is in danger of losing control to the evil Lord Belasco, and now it's up to Calvin to save the kingdom. But before he can find a way to vanquish Belasco, he must first find a way to conquer his own fears."--Container
Flawless ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura Quinn is an executive at the London Diamond Corporation who finds herself routinely stifled on the corporate ladder. Hobbs is an equally overlooked nighttime janitor with an intimate knowledge of the security system. Hobbs has a score to settle with the Corporation. Sensing Laura's frustration, Hobbs convinces her to help him pull off an ingenious heist
Shadowlands by William Nicholson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How real life really began for C.S. Lewis in a brief and painful chapter near the end of his life
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondence of the worldly-wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing damnation of an ordinary young man
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
Richard Adams's Watership down ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nestled among the rolling hills and peaceful meadows of England lives a community of rabbits. When their warren is threatened, a small group of brave rabbits escapes into the unknown countryside seeking a new home. Led by the visionary Fiver, they face huge challenges and use strength and cunning to survive, while gaining new allies, battling new enemies and always pursuing their dream." -- Container
The princess and the goblin by Jozsef Gemes ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the adaptation of a 19th century fairy tale about Princess of Irene, a member of the Scottish royalty, and a cat named Turnip. She overcomes her timidity and saves her kingdom from the goblins with the help of her magical great-grandmother and Curdie, a goblin-savvy miners son. When Curde accidentally tumbles down a mine shaft, he uncovers the goblins plan to take over the kingdom by forcing Irene to marry the lisping goblin dauphin, Prince Froglip
The little prince by Richard Kiley ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French pilot crashes his airplane in the middle of the Sahara Desert and comes upon a young prince from another planet. The little prince tells the pilot that he is inspecting the universe and stays in the desert long enough to convey to the pilot his impression of the earth and stories of other planets he has visited
How about you by Anthony Byrne ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellie is a free-spirited and headstrong young woman. She is left in charge of a residential home over the Christmas holidays. Her youth and inexperience bring her into conflict with the four grumpy residents. See how the hilarious antics of this uncivilized group, an unlikely romance, and the gradual solidarity that develops between the residents and Ellie unfold
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about a proud Roman general who conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
Hogfather ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the holiday of Hogswatch in the parallel universe of Discworld, the night when kids anticipate presents from the beloved Hogfather. But someone--or something-- wants the Hogfather out of the way. Now it's up to the most unlikely of heroes to get the holiday back on track before humanity loses all hope
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the ledgendary artist Pable Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children
John LeCarré's A murder of quality ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Smiley goes to the aid of his former colleague, Ailsa Brimley after she receives a letter from a woman predicting her own murder and naming her husband as the killer. After the woman is found dead, they uncover secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy
A little night music original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Bill & Ted's bogus journey ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the evil De Nomolos dispatches robots to kill Bill & Ted, not only is the future of the universe at stake, but there's no way they can win the battle of the bands. Luckily, when they knock on death's door, he answers, becoming their faithful servant in a whacked-out journey through Heaven, Hell and San Dimas, California. Bill & Ted meet Martians, marry their historical girlfriends, & even learn how to play the guitar
Shroud for a nightingale ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Dalgliesh visits John Carpenter Hospital to interview an arms dealer, but while he is there, a nurse dies a horrible and violent death during a teaching demonstration
 
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Alternative Names
Ackland, Jocelyn.
Ackland, Jocelyn, 1928-
Languages
English (142)
Spanish (5)
German (2)
Chinese (1)
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