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Attenborough, Richard

Works: 629 works in 2,294 publications in 11 languages and 47,556 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Quotations  Naval history  Television programs  Christian fiction  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vBritish 
Roles: Actor, Director, Producer, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Interviewee, Film editor, Costume designer, Other, Author of introduction, Singer, Author of dialog, Collector, Scenarist, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( visu )
195 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,828 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
70 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,190 libraries worldwide
A wealthy entrepreneur invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to visit his secret island theme park featuring living dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA
The great escape by Paul Brickhill( visu )
67 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,864 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
47 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,839 libraries worldwide
Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown--and her head. A thriller of intrigue in the court of one of history's greatest monarchs
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 2,074 libraries worldwide
Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free, but now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition led by Ian Malcolm to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( visu )
76 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,944 libraries worldwide
In September 1944, flush with success after the Normandy Invasion, the Allies launched Operation Market Garden, a wild scheme intended to put an early end to World War II by invading Germany and smashing the Reich's war plants
A chorus line by Richard Attenborough( visu )
56 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,938 libraries worldwide
In preparation for a Broadway musical, a group of aspiring stage performers is put through their paces by a veteran stage director using some singular techniques
Joseph and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,880 libraries worldwide
Tells the rags-to-riches story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. A filmed performance of the staged musical
Miracle on 34th Street by George Seaton( visu )
43 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,824 libraries worldwide
Remake of the 1947 movie in which Kris Kringle (Attenborough), while working at Macy's, encounters an unbelieving child (Wilson) and goes on trial to prove he is Santa
Cry freedom by Richard Attenborough( visu )
76 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
The true story of the friendship between black activist Stephen Biko and white newspaper editor Donald Woods, who was instrumental in bringing Biko's anti-apartheid message to the international community
Shadowlands by William Nicholson( visu )
64 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,644 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, who finds his comfortable life rudely interrupted by Joy. Together they share love and life
Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( visu )
77 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,391 libraries worldwide
Portrays the amazing life and times of the "Little Tramp" from his poverty-stricken childhood in England, to his friendships, his many wives and scandalous affairs, his acting career, and his relentless pursuit by J. Edgar Hoover
The words of Gandhi by Gandhi( Book )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,166 libraries worldwide
Contains Gandhi's views on life in the modern world collected in five sections: Daily life, Cooperation, Nonviolence, Faith and Peace
The railway children by E Nesbit( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
A mother and her three Edwardian children move to a country house in Yorkshire after the mysterious disappearance of their father. The children become fascinated by a nearby train and their kindness helps them befriend an older gentleman who may be able to solve the mystery of their missing father
In love and war by Richard et al Attenborough( visu )
30 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,138 libraries worldwide
Liefdesgeschiedenis tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog over de verhouding tussen een journalist en een verpleegster
The Sand Pebbles by Robert Wise( visu )
32 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
A U.S. gunboat cruises China's Yangtze River in 1926, witnessing the awakening of a bloody revolution
Dr. Dolittle by Hugh Lofting( visu )
11 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Step into the English country home of the good doctor as he performs remarkable treatments on a variety of four-legged and fine-feathered patients. See his secret cures and watch as ordinary and exotic animals talk, dance, and sing
Gandhi, a pictorial biography by Gerald Gold( Book )
7 editions published in 1983 in 3 languages and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Text and photos. portray the personal, political, and spiritual periods of the Indian lawyer and holy man
The flight of the Phoenix ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again
Grey Owl ( visu )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 592 libraries worldwide
A frontier trapper adopts the ways of the wild, finds love among its people, and fights to protect the land he loves in this film based on the life of Archie Grey Owl
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Alternative Names
Attenborogh, Richard, Sir 1923-
Attenborough, Lord 1923-
Attenborough of Richmond-on-Thames, Richard Samuel 1923-
Attenborough, Richard, Lord 1923-
Attenborough, Richard Samuel.
Attenborough, Richard Samuel, 1923-
Attenborough, Richard (Sir).
Attenborough, Richard, Sir 1923-
Branson, Chimmo 1923-
English (761)
German (60)
Spanish (59)
French (49)
Multiple languages (13)
Italian (7)
Japanese (4)
Dutch (3)
Hindi (3)
Turkish (1)
Hungarian (1)
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