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Courtenay, Tom

Works: 190 works in 850 publications in 6 languages and 19,607 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Historical films  Romance fiction  Political fiction  Fantasy films  Romance films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Singer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PZ3.P268, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Tom Courtenay
Publications by Tom Courtenay
Most widely held works by Tom Courtenay
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( visu )
82 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,796 libraries worldwide
A film about the Russian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a doctor/poet. Doctor Zhivago sees his life torn apart by the Revolution and the alterations also affect the lives of many around him, including the gentle woman he marries and the fascinating other woman he cannot forget
Quartet by John Cage( visu )
41 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard
The golden compass by Chris Weitz( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,600 libraries worldwide
"Basada en la primera entrega de la trilogia "La materia oscura" de Phillip Pullman, conoceremos un universo paralelo al de nosotros, donde Lyra Belacua es una pequeña niña huérfana que emprenderá un viaje para rescatar a Roger, su amigo secuestrado. Con amigos inesperados, los "Daimoniones", el alma de los seres humanos manifestados en cualquier forma animal, y el alitiómetro, un instrumento que le permite ver la verdad y que nadie más puede usar, acabará envuelta en una búsqueda extraordinaria para salvar su mundo; y también el nuestro."--Envase
45 years by Andrew Haigh( visu )
38 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
As Kate and Geoff prepare to celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary, their marriage is shaken when unexpected news threatens to change their lives
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens( visu )
33 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
Amy Dorrit's (Claire Foy) gentle spirit has never been dampened by the confining walls of the Marshalsea Prison she's lived in her whole life. Despite the dark shadow of debtor's prison, Amy lovingly cares for her father William Dorrit (Tom Courtenay), the longest serving inmate. A possibly redemptive light unexpectedly shines in the form of Arthur Clennam (Matthew Macfadyen), who has been left with the intriguing threads of a mystery after his father's death -- threads that will intertwine his family and fate with the Dorrits. Clennam's exhaustive search for answers involves murder, fortunes gained and lost, the upper echelons and lowest dregs of society, and most surprising of all, a tender romance. Adapted by Andrew Davies (Bleak House, Pride and Prejudice), Little Dorrit, based on the book by Charles Dickens, is a sprawling story as timely as it is moving. - Publisher
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( visu )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Nicholas becomes the head of the family when his father dies unexpectedly. Keeping watch over his mother and his sister Kate becomes an even greater challenge when Nicholas discovers that his father lost the family fortune due to ill-advised investments. Without a shilling to his name, Nicholas turns to his wealthy but unforgiving Uncle Ralph for help
The dresser by Peter Yates( visu )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( visu )
51 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
Gambit ( visu )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
"Um sich an seinem exzentrischen Chef zu rächen, plant ein unauffälliger englischer Kurator einen raffinierten Betrug: Er lässt ein Gemälde von Monet fälschen, das eine von ihm engagierte burschikose Amerikanerin als Agentin seinem chauvinistischen Vorgesetzen aufschwätzen soll. Doch was als brillante Bloßstellung geplant ist, verheddert sich in Unwägbarkeiten und Liebeleien. [...]" []
Last orders by Fred Schepisi( visu )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Follows the lives of four men, covering nearly a half-century of these South London buddies lives, from thier adopted pub to Margate Pier. Through a series of flashbacks, they take you on a journey of a lifetime. Along with them are the ashes of Jack, their larger-than-life friend, whose deathbed request sends them on their way
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
In payment for a gambling debt, Little Nell and her grandfather are evicted from their curiosity shop by the evil Daniel Quilp and wander about the country looking for a new home
Night train to Lisbon by Jeremy Irons( visu )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and begins to piece together an epic story of oppression and revolution, loyalty and betrayal, love and jealousy, played out against the backdrop of a brutal fascist dictatorship. In his exploration of Amadeu de Prado's life, Gregorius finds that life can change in an instant
A rather English marriage by Paul Seed( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Two recently-widowed men come to terms with the deaths of their wives. Reggie Conyngham-Jervis is a wealthy ex-fighter pilot. Roy Southgate is a retired milkman. Both are widowed on the same night. Now this 'odd couple' decide to overlook their differences and move in together. At first the two become friends, until their unlikely relationship is threatened by the arrival of Liz Franks, an alluring woman with a hidden agenda
King Rat by James Clavell( visu )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
"King Rat" is the mastermind of all black market operations in a Japanese prison camp. He got his name from his breeding of rodents to serve as food for his emaciated fellow prisoners. A British officer, Peter Marlowe, helps the King to expand his operation to include trading with the Japanese officers. Though on surface level a thoroughly selfish sort, King Rat saves the ailing Marlowe's life by wangling precious antibiotics from the guards
The night of the generals by Anatole Litvak( visu )
16 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 255 libraries worldwide
The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
King and Country by Joseph Losey( visu )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
"A tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been arrested for desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced the young man should fry. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad"--Container
The Noël Coward collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Treasure of the peacock's eye ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
The war in Europe ends but a new adventure begins for Indy when a mysterious man's dying words, "The eye of the peacock!" send him and Remy on a thrilling treasure hunt through Egypt, Java, and the South Pacific for one of Alexander the Great's most prized possessions
Barney Thomson by Robert Carlyle( visu )
3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Awkward hairdresser Barney Thomson, lives a life of desperate mediocrity, but his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of the serial killer in this hilarious dark comedy
Dear Tom : letters from home by Tom Courtenay( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A collection of letters between Tom Courtenay and his mother interwoven with a portrait of what was going on in his life at the same time, during the heady days of the early sixties when successful young working-class actors were coming to the fore for the first time
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Courtenay, Thomas Daniel.
Courtenay, Thomas Daniel 1937-
Thomas Courtenay
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