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Whaley, George

Overview
Works: 36 works in 84 publications in 1 language and 971 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Television programs  Fiction  Periodicals  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Performer
Classifications: PR6023.E15, 827
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Publications about George Whaley
Publications by George Whaley
Most widely held works by George Whaley
The harp in the south ( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 182 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
Poor man's orange ( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
As the sequel to Harp in the South this film continues the story of the Darcy family but the era has changed. It is the 1950s and the Darcy children have grown up - however they still face the problems of their working class background. It is basically a story of their courage and Dola's journey of self-discovery
Leo 'Rumpole' McKern : an accidental actor by George Whaley( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Clowning around 2 ( visu )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
In and out of foster homes most of his life, 14-year-old Sim wants to be a professional circus clown. Sim runs away from his foster parents and sets off on an exciting adventure that takes him from Australia to Paris
Dad & Dave on our selection : the screenplay by George Whaley( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Alvin Purple ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A naughty romp that will have everyone laughing. Alvin is a man with a big future who has an attraction that women can't resist
Clowning around ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Simon is an orphan who wants to become a clown and perform in the circus. The pursuit of this dream takes him on a journey across two continents and with the help of Anatole, retired clown, "Sim" finds a way to achieve his dream
Rubberman accepts the Nobel Prize ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Entrant in the Dance on Camera Festival 2002. Videodance work
On our selection ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The story of an unconventional farming family, the Rudds who show little regard for the authorities or the conditions
Dad and Dave on our selection ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"...When Dad Rudd (Leo McKern) moves his family out into the scrub to 'select' 150 acres of fly-blown land, he discovers he's surrounded by all sorts of vermin - reptiles, insects, and Riley (Barry Otto), his miserable politician neighbour. Dad decides to beat Riley at his own game and stand for parliament. Dad Rudd M.P. The Farmers Friend! Dad & Dave - on our selection is a pioneering comedy based on the larrikin yarns of Steel Rudd. Full of bush brawls, harvest dances, outback wedding celebrations and bloody good laughs, it's about a family who didn't give a damn about the authorities of the harsh conditions - and made this country what it is today. Too right!"--Umbrella Web site
Mr Edmund ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 17 libraries 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
Leo 'Rumpole' McKern the Accidental Actor by George Whaley( Computer File )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
This long-awaited biography tells the story of a working-class Sydney boy who left Australian shores in the 1940s 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
The Harp in the south Part two ( visu )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A television mini-series set in post-war Sydney in the inner city slums of Surry Hills. It is the story of a working class, reasonably-devout Catholic family of Irish descent who struggle with everyday poverty and hardship
Dad and Dave Očka in Dave ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The Harp in the south ( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A television mini-series set in post-war Sydney in the inner city slums of Surry Hills. It is the story of a working class, reasonably-devout Catholic family of Irish descent who struggle with everyday poverty and hardship
Jack Davey ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 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
My discovery of England by Stephen Leacock( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Canadian humorist and academic Stephen Leacock had a plethora of opportunities to explore new cultures as he traveled the globe in support of his many popular books, often giving scholarly talks along the way. In this uproarious volume of essays and vignettes, Leacock sets down his impressions of a promotional tour of England
On our selection : a dramatisation of Steele Rudd's books by Bert Bailey( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
First published 1899 Advertisements at end
Tarflowers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Tarflowers : An urban tale about a simple boy and his belief in his own magic. Mr. Edmund: Dreams aren't just for kids, a story of hope
ON OUR SELECTION ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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