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Whaley, George

Works: 17 works in 22 publications in 2 languages and 299 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Nonfiction films  Short films  History  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Television series  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Performer, Dancer, Director
Classifications: PN3018.M35, 792.0280924
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Publications about George Whaley
Publications by George Whaley
Most widely held works by George Whaley
Leo 'Rumpole' McKern : an accidental actor by George Whaley( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
"This long-awaited biography tells the story of a working-class Sydney boy who left Australian shores in the 1940's and went on to an extraordinary and renowned acting career. In England he become a major Shakespearean actor and made many films. Yet it was the gravelly-voiced, potato-faced Horace Rumpole in the long-running series Rumpole of the Bailey that made him a household name in Britain and Australia. Drawing on conversations with family, colleagues and friends, George Whaley traces the remarkable life of a man with little education and no formal training, who learned to act in public and went on to become one of the best-loved figures on television in Australia and Britain."--Provided by publisher
Rubberman accepts the Nobel Prize ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Based in Sydney, Australia, Karen Pearlman and Richard James Allen have been making dance films since 1985. They formed The Physical TV Company in 1997. This collection features three of their over 20 works for the camera: Rubberman Accepts The Nobel Prize (2001). A superhero who speaks only the language of dance makes an outrageous, graceful, and rambunctious physical acceptance speech
The harp in the south by Richard McRoberts( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Follows the life and times of an Irish Australian family in the aftermath of WWII. A poignant saga of the poverty-stricken Darcy's in Surry Hills. They are a poor family of tough Irish stock living among the tenement houses, razor gangs, brothels and sly-grog shops of the shops of the old Surry Hills
Jack Davey ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In 1954, radio personality Jack Davey was the most famous person in Australia. During the same year Jack entered the first around Australia car race, the Redex Trial
Australian music theatre [opera program] : 2000, Telstra Adelaide Festival ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Opera program
The selection ; or the hilarious misadventures of the Pettigrew family by George Whaley( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Two acts
Night and dreams [opera program] : 2000, Opera Studio, Netley, Music Theatre Sydney ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Opera program
Mister Edmund ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Cherry Williams befriends Mr. Edmund, a guest at her mother's boarding house. Cherry dreams of becoming a lawyer ; Mr. Edmund's dream is to sing at the Sydney Opera House. Mrs. Finkel hires the Opera House Concert Hall to help turn this dream into reality
Dancing ( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A drama set in Sydney about the conflicts confronting a teenage boy of Greek parentage caught between two cultures
Rapports / Exposition Internationale de Chicago en 1893 by World's Columbian Exposition( Book )
1 edition published in 1895 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
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English (20)
French (1)
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