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Rees, Roger 1944-2015

Overview
Works: 216 works in 581 publications in 4 languages and 30,684 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Televised plays  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Editor, Singer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Roger Rees
Publications by Roger Rees
Publications by Roger Rees, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Roger Rees
Frida by Julie Taymor( visu )
40 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,637 libraries worldwide
The life of artist Frida Kahlo, from her humble upbringing to her worldwide fame and controversy that surrounded both her and her husband, Diego Rivera
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by Michael Hoffman( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,917 libraries worldwide
In the village of Monte Athena in Italy at the turn of the 19th century, necklines are high, parents are rigid, and marriage is seldom a matter of love. Thus, Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander, while her father wants only Demetrius for his son-in-law. Poor Helena burns hot for Demetrius, who avoids her like the plague. Meanwhile, fairy king Oberon is engaged in a battle of wits with his queen, Titania, and has commanded a trick of Puck, which naturally goes horribly wrong. They are all in the enchanted wood on a midsummer's eve, coming out in the end charged with a gift from the fairies--an enchanted eroticism--that sweeps them away to bed chambers and weddings. The film celebrates love's ability to alter reality while quietly acknowledging that any attempt to portray the feeling of love ultimately falls short
The prestige by Christopher Nolan( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,738 libraries worldwide
Liberty! is a exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. It chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today
The Pink Panther by Shawn Levy( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
When a star soccer coach is murdered and his priceless Pink Panther diamond stolen, France is in an uproar. Fortunately, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is on the case. He doesn't have a clue, but for Clouseau, that is just a minor detail. With his partner, Gilbert Ponton, he goes from one misadventure to the next, leaving mayhem in his wake. From the boulevards of Paris to the streets of New York. Will he be able to seduce the pop diva, Xania? Will he push Chief Inspector Dreyfus over the edge? Will he catch the killer and recover the diamond? With Inspector Clouseau, anything is possible
Robin Hood men in tights by Mel Brooks( visu )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
Robin Hood attempts to save England from Prince John and the Sheriff of Rottingham, while also winning the heart of Maid Marian
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
A Christmas carol ( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from the past, present and future force the man to soul-search
A most wanted man by John Le Carré( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
A young Turkish boxer living in Hamburg, Germany, Melik Oktay and his widowed mother strive to steer far clear of trouble on their long road toward citizenship. Yet they are Muslim, and this fact alone carries with it dangers and suspicions in the post-September 11 world--a world well aware of Hamburg's role in hosting several of the terrorist hijackers. When Melik confronts a skinny man in a trenchcoat who has been shadowing him, the stranger claims to be a medical student in need of help. Little does Melik know that this man is wanted--and that Melik's family may be destroyed by a single act of kindness
Garfield ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Jon Arbuckle travels to the London and decides to bring his cat, Garfield, along for the trip. A case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle after swapping places with an aristocratic kitty who has inherited a fabulous castle. Garfield's reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate
The crossing ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 992 libraries worldwide
It is Dec. 17, 1776. Hounded by superior British forces, his army decimated by disease, desertion and lack of funds, General George Washington faces the unthinkable: he is losing the war for American Independence. A week later, on Christmas Eve, Washington will make one of the most courageous decisions in military history. Staking everything on a risky surprise attack against a garrison of battle-hardened Hessian mercenaries, Washington sets out across the ice-choked Delaware River
The ghost by Robert Harris( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
Having served as Great Britain's longest-enduring prime minister, Adam Lang accepts a large cash advance to write a tell-all memoir of his life and controversial political career, an effort for which he hires a ghostwriter who uncovers dangerous secrets about the former leader's term
Pop goes the weasel by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Detective Alex Cross's pursuit of the killer involved in a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C. produces a suspect--a British diplomat who engages in a brilliant series of countermoves, both in and out of the courtroom
The door in the wall by Marguerite De Angeli( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
A crippled boy in fourteenth-century England proves his courage and earns recognition from the King
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar( visu )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 libraries worldwide
Television production of the stage play, Nicholas Nickleby, based on the novel by Charles Dickens, chronicling the experiences of a young man in 19th century England
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and French and held by 591 libraries worldwide
Driven by his ambitious wife, Macbeth plots to take over the Scottish throne
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas eve by three spirits who change his life forever
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
My so-called life ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life
Happy tears ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Jayne and Laura are about to take on the first man they just might not be able to handle; their father Joe. Dutiful daughters returning to the house they grew up in, Jayne and Laura are forced to take a closer look at their own not-so-perfect lives. Laura suspects that Joe needs full-time care, but Jayne refuses to believe that their father's condition is serious. Joe still signs and plays the blues on his prized guitar, and the lively widower even has a new 'ladyfriend.'
 
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Roger Rees acteur américain
Roger Rees Amerikaans acteur
Roger Rees attore statunitense
Roger Rees US-amerikanisch-britischer Schauspieler
Roger Rees velšský herec
Рис, Роджер
کورنبرگ ریس بازیگر آمریکایی
로저 리스
Languages
English (181)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
Turkish (1)
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