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Williamson, Nicol

Overview
Works: 148 works in 480 publications in 5 languages and 11,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Television programs  Television plays  History  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Nicol Williamson
Publications by Nicol Williamson
Publications by Nicol Williamson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Nicol Williamson
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
86 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,540 libraries worldwide
Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
Excalibur by John Boorman( visu )
32 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,644 libraries worldwide
The classic saga of King Arthur and those around him in the Court-- the knights, his Queen, and the wizard Merlin. Focuses on the rise of Christian civilization out of the Dark Ages
Return to Oz ( visu )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and French and held by 867 libraries worldwide
Dorothy, back in Kansas, can't stop thinking about Oz. She believes that her friends have sent her a key. Auntie Em, worried for Dorothy's health, takes her to a famous doctor who works miracles with electricity. Dorothy escapes from the mental hospital. When she awakes, she and a chicken named Billina find themselves in Oz. Dorothy tries to find her old friends in the Emerald City, but learns that they have all been transformed by the Nome King. And the evil witch Mombie wants Dorothy's head. It's up to Dorothy, Billina, and their new friends, Tik-Tok, Jack Pumpkinhead, and a Gump-thing to defeat Mombie and the Nome King and restore the rightful ruler of Oz to her throne
Robin and Marian by Richard Lester( visu )
9 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 libraries worldwide
Zwanzig Jahre nach seinen legendären Heldentaten im Wald von Sherwood kehrt der alternde Robin Hood von den Kreuzzügen nach England zurück. Der Held ist müde. Von seinem wahnsinnig gewordenen König Richard Löwenherz enttäuscht, will Robin jeglichen Abenteuern und Gewalttaten entsagen. Er begegnet seiner alten Liebe Marian, die inzwischen zur Äbtissin aufgerückt ist, und will mit ihr einen friedlichen Lebensabend verbringen. Marian zeigt sich über Robins Rückkehr und Absichten nicht erbaut, doch dann verliebt sie sich von neuem in ihn. Robin, der ehemalige Rächer der Witwen und Waisen, muß erkennen, dass die Armen nach wie vor von König John und dem Sheriff von Nottingham unterdrückt werden. Die beiden Despoten wollen zudem Marian und ihre Nonnen aus dem Kloster verjagen. Angesichts der Not der Bauern und seiner geliebten Marian entbrennen in Robins Reckenherz erloschen geglaubte Leidenschaften
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
40 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Hamlet is the young prince of Denmark whose father is murdered by his uncle Claudius in order to gain the throne. When the ghost of the old king tells Hamlet to kill Claudius, Hamlet is torn between the desire to avenge his father's death and his reluctance to shed blood. In the end tragedy destroys them all--including the lovely Ophelia, with whom Hamlet had once been romantically involved
Mr. Toad's wild ride ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
A live action version based on Kenneth Grahame's classic tale about a Badger, Mole, and Rat
The cheap detective by Peter Falk( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Peter Falk plays a worldly, cynical gumshoe who takes on San Francisco, thugs, crooks, Nazis, femme fatales and the Golden Gate Bridge in this tribute to Casablanca, the Maltese Falcon, and other films from the Hammett/Chandler school of hard-boiled detectives
Spawn by Mark A. Z Dippé( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Spawn was once a man and now is a hell-spawn battling the forces of evil on Earth and in himself. Using his strange powers, he fights to uncover the truth about his identity and fulfill his destiny
The advocate ( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Set in the 15th century, this is the story of a young lawyer-advocate whose quest for the simple life leads him to a position in a small rural village. Instead of the peaceful life, however, he finds more depravity and intrigue than in the city
The seven-per-cent solution by Herbert Ross( visu )
15 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Adapted from Nicholas Meyer's work, this film imagines what might have happened had Dr. Watson convinced Sherlock Holmes to seek a cure for his cocaine addiction from Dr. Sigmund Freud. The adventure begins when Holmes and Freud team up to solve a kidnapping mystery
Othello by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Tragedy of the marriage of a noble Moor to a Venetian lady and the destruction of that marriage through jealousy
Black widow by Bob Rafelson( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
A female FBI agent attempts to prove that a sultry beauty is also a serial murderer
The Duchess by Jude Deveraux( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Engaged to a Duke in order to secure her inheritance, Claire Wiloughby finds herself attracted instead to the mysterious Trevelyan, from whom she learns some shocking secrets about her fiancee's family
Wrath of the lion by Jack Higgins( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 223 libraries worldwide
When the mission is capture or destroy, only a ruthless killer called The Butcher can get the job done
Shakespeare and his stage approaches to Hamlet ( visu )
6 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Provides a brief history of the English theater during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Also presents different scenes and versions of Hamlet to illustrate Shakespeare's power of discoursing on life
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare ( visu )
in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's tragic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
Lord Mountbatten ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
History comes alive in the classic story of Britain's difficult withdrawal from India, which was accomplished through the skill and determination of the thoroughly blue-blooded Lord Louis Mountbatten
Toll for the brave by Jack Higgins( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Abridged
The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A dramatic adaptation with musical accompaniment of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous story. The strange death of Sir Charles Baskerville draws Sherlock Holmes to the gloomy Devon moor, where his courage and astute intellect are severely tested
The Wilby conspiracy ( visu )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A political activist and an Englishman on the wrong side of the law team up to escape the clutches of a prejudiced cop in apartheid Africa
 
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