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Guest, Revel

Works: 145 works in 261 publications in 2 languages and 5,006 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Documentary films  Televised ballets 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Revel Guest
Publications by Revel Guest
Most widely held works by Revel Guest
War horse by Steven Spielberg( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,313 libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
History's turning points by Revel Guest( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Clash of the Titans--Absolute Power--Roman Power--Arabian Conquerors--The Black Death--The Jewel of the East--Voyage into the unknown--America's Princess--Colonial retreat--The last African kingdom--The battle of Tsushima--The Russian Revolution and The Mushroom Cloud
Greek fire ( visu )
20 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today"--Publisher's brochure
Three Gorges : the biggest dam in the world ( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Using interviews and computer simulation, this video provides insight into the complex issues surrounding the Three Gorges project which will dam the Yangtse River
History's turning points ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Thirteen 1/2 hour segments relating the decisive events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
Lady Charlotte : a biography of the nineteenth century by Revel Guest( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Edward Watson takes the role of Crown Prince Rudolf in Kenneth MacMillan's compelling ballet which lives out the final eight years of Rudolf's life with its relentless downward spiral of political intrigue, drugs and murder. It culminates with the suicide pact at the hunting lodge - known as Mayerling - between Rudolf and his 17-year-old mistress, Mary Vetsera (Mara Galeazzi)
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
"The spectacular full length version of this classic ballet starring Rudolf Nureyev as Prince Florimund and Veronica Tennant as Princess Aurora ... is introduced in an on-camera appearance by Nureyev, who speaks briefly about the ballet, and gives a capsule outline of the story"--Container
Salome : opera in one act by Richard Strauss( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
The biblical story of Salome and the fate of John the Baptist
Meredith Monk by Meredith Monk( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Incorporates performance and conversations with composer singer, dancer, filmmaker, choreographer, performance artist Meredith Monk
History's turning points II ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Fly with the Wright Brothers, storm the Bastille, learn how television was created and what it meant to the war in Vietnam. All these things and more, in this series
4 American composers ( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Performances of works by four modern American composers at a london festival in 1983. Interviews with the Composers and performers discribe some of the motivations behide these multimedia performances
Placido : a year in the life of Placido Domingo ( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Conversations with Plácido Domingo about his life and art, and excerpts of his performances in: Manon Lescaut, Tosca, La Fanciulla del West, La Traviata, The Tales of Hoffman, Otello, Carmen, and Ernani
John Cage : a music circus ( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
A Peter Greenaway film that provides insights into the music and ideas of American composer John Cage, incorporating performance and conversations with and about the artist, who finds environmental sounds and noises more interesting than those produced by the world's musical cultures. Between the musical excerpts are 'Indeterminacy' stories, written and read by John Cage, spanning 1940-1979
Philip Glass by Philip Glass( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Philip Glass's "systems music" has been described as a "high mass on Mars". It combines the Western disciplines of the classical music tradition with Eastern influences and visceral rock
Politics and sex ( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Discusses the Greek philosophy of democracy. Also discusses Greek myths and ancient attitudes involving the power and mystery of women
Robert Ashley by Robert Ashley( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Robert Ashley has updated and transformed the face of opera. In this imaginative and engrossing video, he performs the first opera of its kind -- Perfect Lives, a work created exclusively for Television. Although it draws on inherited traditions of American music, Perfect Lives is the start of a new musical genre, a break in the musical customs of how images and sound go together in dramatic form. Its seven episodes are: The Park, The Supermarket, The Bank, The Bar, The Living Room, The Church, and The Backyard
Lady Charlotte Guest : an extraordinary life by Revel Guest( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Source & myth by L Minkus( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Discusses how an interpretation of Greece has formed our century's understanding of itself. Describes how the myth of Oedipus, through Sigmund Freud, has more effect on us than it ever had on the Greeks
The incredible march ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Mao Tse-Tung, with China's Communist First Front Army flees the forces of his arch enemy, the Nationalist leader Chiang Kai Shek. Mao and his one hundred thousand strong peasant army battle against the Nationalist and nature itself, fleeing over 6000 miles through 12 provinces over 18 mountain ranges and across 24 rivers in an epic test of human endurance. Only six thousand men survive but Mao lives to become the undisputed father of Chinese Communism and 14 years after his epic journey becomes Chairman of the People's Republic of China
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Alternative Names
Revel Guest Journalist and Filmmaker
English (99)
Dutch (1)
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