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Bates, Alan 1934-2003

Works: 279 works in 1,396 publications in 9 languages and 29,044 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed plays  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Romance films  Horror films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Costume designer, Interviewee, Recipient, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )
55 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,209 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 )
63 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,264 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 Tom Clancy( visu )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,883 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 )
100 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,594 libraries worldwide
A young British writer moves to Crete to find himself by working in his father's mine. He falls in love with a lovely young widow. When she responds to him, the townsmen attack her. He is taught the necessary response to life and its tragedies
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( visu )
28 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,190 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 1,168 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
Le roi de coeur King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( visu )
29 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in French and English and held by 966 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
Evelyn by Bruce Beresford( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 936 libraries worldwide
Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that his is an untenable situation. The Catholic Church and the Irish courts decide to put the Doyle children into Church-run orphanages. Although a sympathetic judge assures Desmond that when his financial situation reverses, he will be able to get his children back; money is hard to come by. During that time, Evelyn and her brothers suffer the abuses of living in orphanages while Desmond struggles to secure finances. Now he must battle the courts to get his children back
Women in love by D. H Lawrence( visu )
65 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Two sisters are wooed and won by two men. One settles down to a marriage on happy but uneasy terms; the other has an equally uneasy romance which ends in tragedy
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attempts to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
The rose by Bette Midler( visu )
43 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 787 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
Hard times by Charles Dickens( visu )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 747 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
Butley by Simon Gray( visu )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Alan Bates turns his Tony-winning role into one of his greatest film performances as a lecturer who experiences a truly awful day
Georgy girl ( visu )
10 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 )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 638 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
Scooby-Doo in Arabian nights by Scooby-Doo (Television program)( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 582 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
In celebration by David Storey( visu )
15 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
This is a tender and moving study of a family at breaking point, a story of love, repressed emotions and of ultimate redemption
Bertie & Elizabeth the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 459 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
The statement by Brian Moore( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 449 libraries worldwide
An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel and two mysterious hit men
Nancy Mitford's Love in a cold climate by Nancy Mitford( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Based on Nancy Mitford's beloved novel Love in a cold climate - partly thinly veiled memoir, part biting satire, and part fascinating window on a vanished way of life - this witty drama from the BBC follows the romantic adventures of three young women from aristocratic families
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Alternative Names
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 (383)
French (48)
Spanish (44)
German (42)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Danish (1)
Polish (1)
Hebrew (1)
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