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Bates, Alan 1934-2003

Works: 328 works in 1,254 publications in 7 languages and 27,546 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Costume designer, Interviewee, Recipient, Composer
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 791.4372
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Publications about Alan Bates
Publications by Alan Bates
Publications by Alan Bates, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alan Bates
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
57 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,230 libraries worldwide
"Mel Gibson's richest and most regal screen role to date has been the title role in this dynamic version of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli ..."--Container
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( visu )
52 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,239 libraries worldwide
Set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
The sum of all fears by Phil Alden Robinson( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,876 libraries worldwide
CIA agent Jack Ryan finds himself in a race against time to stop terrorists who plan to ignite a war between the U.S. and Russia by detonating a nuclear bomb at the Super Bowl game
Zorba the Greek by Mikis Theodorakis( visu )
46 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
A young British writer moves to Crete to find himself by working in his father's mine, and hires the playful Zorba. He falls in love with a lovely young widow. When she responds to him the townsmen attack her
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( visu )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,182 libraries worldwide
Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman who's given to sudden fits of violence
The mothman prophecies by Mark Pellington( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
This story is based on events which occurred in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Distraught by the sudden, tragic death of his wife, a journalist finds himself mysteriously drawn to a small West Virginia town when his car inexplicably strands him. He soon learns that many of the town's residents have been beset by bizarre events, including sightings of an eerie "moth-like" entity, an entity similiar to the one seen by his late wife
The rose by Mark Rydell( visu )
34 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
"Bette Midler portrays a Janis Joplin-like rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard living [that] it eventually causes her downfall"--Container
Evelyn by Bruce Beresford( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 939 libraries worldwide
In 1953, Desmond Doyle takes on the Irish family law system and the Catholic Church in a bid to be reunited with his children. Despite a strong work ethic, Desmond has a hard time holding on to steady work. Desmond's wife walks out on the relationship and his sporadic employment eventually attracts the attention of the law. A court order sends his two sons and young daughter to separate Catholic orphanages until Desmond can prove he's capable of properly supporting them. However, Desmond discovers merely getting work is not enough to bring his children back to him
Hard times by Charles Dickens( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-mad, self-important banker Josiah Bounderby, though she does not love him. But soon finds herself succumbing to the attentions of the lothario James Harthouse. All the while, Mrs. Sparsit, a former aristocrat who now works for Bounderby, obsessively watches as the drama unfolds, longing for Louisa's downfall
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
14 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Anton Chekhov's play about three well educated, cultured sisters suffering from boredom and meaninglessness in their dull, provincial environment
Butley by Simon Gray( visu )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Butley, a professor at a London University, finds out that his wife wants a divorce, his boyfriend is leaving him, and his untalented colleague is getting a book published all in one day
Georgy girl ( visu )
9 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 641 libraries worldwide
A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate
The cherry orchard by Michael Cacoyannis( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Madame Ranevskaya returns to her decaying estate in pre-Revolutionary Russia after an exile in Paris. The estate and its beloved cherry orchard are threatened by Ranevskaya's financial problems, and no one seems able to do anything about it
Arabian nights ( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A legendary heroine, Scheherazade, saves her kingdom and her own life by seducing her husband with the fantastical tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and other larger-than-life heroes, warriors and djinns
Le roi de coeur King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( visu )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in French and English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
A Scottish soldier is assigned the task of disarming a bomb in a small French town, not realizing that the townspeople have all evacuated the area, leaving behind unattended the inmates of an insane asylum
Bertie & Elizabeth the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey portray the reluctant royals who became king and queen of England when Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loved
Nancy Mitford's Love in a cold climate by Nancy Mitford( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
A trio of attractive up-and-comers and four legendary British actors star alongside castles and country houses in a BBC drama about how the upper class loved in the 1930s
The statement by Brian Moore( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 445 libraries worldwide
An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel, and two mysterious hitmen in this compelling, shocking thriller based on true events
King of hearts Le roi de coeur ( visu )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in French and English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Set in the French countryside during WWI, a Scottish soldier is sent to a village on a suicide mission to dismantle German explosives. The local mental patient are the only residents and they welcome the soldier and crown him their King of Hearts
Mayor of Casterbridge ( visu )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
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Alan Bates acteur britannique
Alan Bates anglický herec
Alan Bates attore britannico
Alan Bates brit színész
Alan Bates britischer Schauspieler
Alan Bates britisk skodespelar
Alan Bates britisk skuespiller
Alan Bates Brits acteur
Alan Bates brittisk skådespelare
Alan Bates brytyjski aktor
Bates, Alan
Bates, Alan 1934-2003
Bates, Alan Arthur.
Bates, Alan Arthur 1934-2003
Bates, Arthur 1934-2003
Алан Бейтс
Алън Бейтс
אלן בייטס
آلن بیتس بازیگر بریتانیایی
ალან ბეიტსი
앨런 베이츠
English (291)
French (36)
German (26)
Spanish (10)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
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