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Sherriff, R. C. (Robert Cedric) 1896-1975

Works: 306 works in 1,223 publications in 10 languages and 12,066 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Fiction  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about R. C Sherriff
Publications by R. C Sherriff
Publications by R. C Sherriff, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by R. C Sherriff
Journey's end, a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )
214 editions published between 1929 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,144 libraries worldwide
The front lines of World War I may be in the battle-scarred fields of France, but inside this dugout the essence of England is intimately mixed with the hard-packed dirt of the walls and floor. Captain Stanhope will stand no shirking from the men in his command - or from himself. After three years in and around the trenches, he is utterly exhausted and absolutely terrified. When Raleigh, a junior schoolmate from home, gets posted to Stanhope's company, the poor man is badly shaken. Hero worship is for sunny afternoons on the cricket pitch and leisurely discussions of Keats - not for the horrors of war. Stanhope wants to believe Raleigh is just another soldier in the crowd. He tries to lose sight of him among Osborne, the former schoolmaster, Trotter, the proud gardener showing off photos of his prize hollyhocks, and the good-humored Hardy. Yet, when the long-anticipated enemy attack explodes around them, Stanhope and Raleigh must come to terms with the age-old tragedy of battle
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( visu )
30 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 827 libraries worldwide
A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys". Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )
in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
The invisible man : the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
75 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 748 libraries worldwide
"Jack Griffin (Rains) is an English scientist who has been experimenting with a drug called monocaine which, he finds, has made his entire body invisible. He goes to the small village of Ipping, wrapped in bandages and wearing dark glasses, and takes a room at the local inn to continue his research in secret. This subsequently arouses the curiosity of the nosy locals. As Griffin continues his experiments, he begins to suffer from drug-induced megalomania, which eventually becomes full-blown madness. He begins to terrorize the countryside--first playing pranks, and then turning to murder"--Http://
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( visu )
26 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
Odd man out by Carol Reed( visu )
38 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 613 libraries worldwide
"Taking place largely over the course of one tense night, Carol Reed's psychological noir, set in an unnamed Belfast, stars James Mason as Johnny McQueen, a revolutionary ex-con leading a robbery that goes horribly wrong. Injured and hunted by the police, he seeks refuge throughout the city, while the woman he loves (Kathleen Ryan) searches for him among the shadows"--Container
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( visu )
14 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Quartet: stories by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )
12 editions published between 1948 and 1950 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Trio by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )
7 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
The invisible man by William R Sanford( Book )
5 editions published between 1933 and 1987 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
A mysterious bandaged stranger in an English village turns out to be a mad scientist, who has discovered how to turn himself invisible and plans to take over the world
The fortnight in September : a novel by R. C Sherriff( Book )
51 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 296 libraries worldwide
English family of five spends vacation at the seashore
The dam busters by Michael Anderson( visu )
36 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 libraries worldwide
"Dr. Barnes Wallis was possessed with a seemingly crazy idea - the creation of the bouncing bomb designed to destroy the Ruhr dams and paralyse the enemy's industrial nerve centre. Her fought persistent scepticism and disbelief that such a feat was possible. Through the matchless skill, determination and courage of R.A.F. Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his squadron, the mission succeded."--Case slick
St. Helena, a play in twelve scenes by R. C Sherriff( Book )
19 editions published between 1934 and 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Home at seven : a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )
11 editions published between 1950 and 1977 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Twentieth century plays, British by Frank Wadleigh Chandler( Book )
1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
The thunderbolt Sir Arthur Wing Pinero -- Dolly reforming herself Henry Arthur Jones -- The last of the De Mullins St. John Hankin -- John Ferguson St. John Irvine -- Journey's end R.C. Sherif -- The far-off hills Lennox Robinson -- Private lives Noel Coward -- The breadwinner Somerset Maugham -- The admirable Crichton Sir James Matthew Barrie -- The silver box John Galsworthy
No highway in the sky ( visu )
9 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 167 libraries worldwide
An eccentric scientist is convinced that England's new Reindeer planes will fall apart after 1,440 hours of flying time. When he finds himself on a Reindeer that has reached the stress point, a movie star passenger and a stewardess support his drastic action to permanently ground the aircraft
The white carnation by R. C Sherriff( Book )
15 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Christmas Eve, 1951. As Britain rebuilds itself after the war, John Greenwood has it all - a successful business, a beautiful house and an aristocratic wife. But as he bids farewell to the guests leaving his annual Christmas party, a gust of wind slams the front door shut, starting a chain of events that makes him doubt everything he has ever known ... From the writer of one of the twentieth century's most acclaimed plays, Journey's End, The White Carnation is a ghostly tale of one man's chance to do things differently. This rediscovery marks the first production since its premiere, starring Sir Ralph Richardson, in 1953 and transfers to the Jermyn Street Theatre after a critically acclaimed sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre
The long sunset : a play in three acts by R. C Sherriff( Book )
28 editions published between 1900 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Quartet by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )
5 editions published between 1948 and 1949 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
No leading lady : an autobiography by R. C Sherriff( Book )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
R. C. Sherriff britisk manusforfattar
R. C. Sherriff britisk manusforfatter
R. C. Sherriff britisk manuskriptforfatter
R. C. Sherriff Brits scenarioschrijver (1896-1975)
R. C. Sherriff brittisk manusförfattare
R. C. Sherriff englischer Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor
Robert Cedric Sherriff auteur dramatique et romancier
Robert Cedric Sherriff sceneggiatore inglese
Šeʿriyp, R. Q.
Sheriff, R.C. 1896-1975
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Sherrif, R. S. 1896-1975
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Sherriff, R. C. (Robert Cedric), 1896-1975
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Sherriff, Robert Cedric 1896-1975
Szerif, R. C.
Р.С. Шеррифф
Шерриф, Р. С 1896-1975
ר.ס. שריף סופר בריטי
שעריף, ר. ק 1896־1975
رابرت سدریک شریف فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
로버트 케드릭 셰리프
シェリフ, ロバート・C
English (528)
German (34)
Spanish (13)
Yiddish (8)
Italian (7)
French (5)
Danish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Ndonga (1)
Irish (1)
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