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Richardson, Ralph Sir 1902-1983

Overview
Works: 526 works in 1,696 publications in 9 languages and 38,718 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Audio adaptations  Biography  Film and video adaptations  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Host, per, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( visu )
36 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and French and held by 3,715 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet he finds himself in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse. Zhivago becomes torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the Bolshevik revolution, but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
73 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,924 libraries worldwide
Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
Long day's journey into night by Sidney Lumet( visu )
31 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
Exodus by Otto Preminger( visu )
46 editions published between 1200 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,515 libraries worldwide
This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
A doll's house by MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)( visu )
23 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. After she marries, Nora becomes frustrated, realizes that under the dominance of her husband she will never have an identity of her own, and leaves to find a new life for herself
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
42 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
The first of the great tragedies, focusing on the minds and motives of the assassins Brutus and Cassius
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( visu )
55 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 831 libraries worldwide
The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
30 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and French and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
William Wyler's the heiress ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
A wealthy girl falls in love with a penniless man her father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Will she still go through with the marriage?
Time bandits by Terry Gilliam( visu )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
A young boy escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarfs armed with a stolen map of the time holes in the universe
Watership down by Richard Adams( visu )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Nestled among the rolling hills and peaceful meadows of England lives a community of rabbits. When their warren is threatened, a small goup 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
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( visu )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
In the 5th-century B.C., King Leonidas of Sparta has only his 300 bodyguards to stand with him against an invasion by the 60,000 men of the Persian army. Their heroic stand against the invasion gives the other Greek city-stats time to organize a large fighting force and ultimately defeat the Persians
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier( visu )
45 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 644 libraries worldwide
Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia in which the wife of an aristocrat falls in love with a dashing calvary officer
Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( visu )
73 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 637 libraries worldwide
After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
Khartoum by Basil Dearden( visu )
8 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and French and held by 594 libraries worldwide
This drama chronicles Britain's crisis in the Sudan and the siege at Khartoum in 1883
Richard Adams's Watership down ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 579 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
Dragonslayer by Matthew Robbins( visu )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
A fire-breathing dragon terrorizes the 6th century British countryside whose only hope is an aging sorcerer. When he is killed before he can save the people, the task falls to his young apprentice
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 560 libraries worldwide
A performance of the complete play
Greystoke the legend of Tarzan, lord of the apes by Hugh Hudson( visu )
28 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 537 libraries worldwide
An infant boy raised to manhood among savage apes, living by his wits and the law of the jungle, returns to society and tries to claim his inheritance of humanity and privilege
 
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Alternative Names
Richardson, Ralph David, Sir, 1902-1983
Languages
English (549)
German (16)
French (10)
Spanish (9)
Japanese (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Catalan (2)
Italian (1)
Finnish (1)
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