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Gold, Jack 1930-

Overview
Works: 256 works in 695 publications in 6 languages and 9,644 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Television plays  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Performer, Film editor, Actor, Composer
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
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Publications about Jack Gold
Publications by Jack Gold
Most widely held works by Jack Gold
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
73 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,230 libraries worldwide
Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
104 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,029 libraries worldwide
Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
Goodnight Mister Tom by Jack Gold( visu )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 818 libraries worldwide
A cantankerous old man, Tom Oakley (Thaw), finds his life irrevocably changed. During World War II little Willie Beech (Robinson) is evacuated from London and sent to live with Tom. A strong bond develops between the pair. However Willie's mother summons him back to the unexpected terrors of Blitz-torn London. Aware of the nightmare that awaits the boy, Tom is forced to act to save the child ... and has to fight to keep him
The return of the native by Jack Gold( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Longing to leave the English heath, Eustacia Vye becomes embroiled in a love triangle and unfortunate marriage that lead to tragedy
Escape from Sobibór by Rutger Hauer( visu )
58 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and French and held by 707 libraries worldwide
True story of the mass escape of Jewish prisoners from the Nazi death camp at Sobibor, Poland
The naked civil servant the autobiography of Quentin Crisp by Jack Gold( visu )
23 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Based on Quentin Crisp's autobiography, a man publicly declares his homosexuality at a time when this alternate lifestyle was still an offense punishable by imprisonment in Great Britain
Thomas Hardy's the return of the native ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Eustacia Vye feels trapped living with her grandfather in the country and longs for the excitement of a big city. She charms one man who promises to run away with her, but her plans are shaken when a handsome local man returns from Paris hoping to make her his bride
Inspector Morse, the dead of Jericho collection set ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring murderers to justice
The Noël Coward collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Into the blue ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
While living in the mansion of a multi-millionaire friend, a failed businessman finds himself involved in the murder of two young women
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Jack Gold( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
An American boy goes to live with his grandfather in England where he becomes heir to a title, estate, and fortune
Thucydides the Peloponnesian War and Plato : Alcibiades I ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
"The 27-year war between the two powerful states of Athens and Sparta destroyed an empire. This film anatomy and analysis of that war, of the machinations of political expediency and the appropriation of moral right, is an intelligent, thought provoking, and frighteningly relevent documentation of the politics of conflict. John Barton was drawn to Thucydides ability to see all around a situation and create, through his complete and penetrating observation, types and characters that speak to posterity."--Container
The brief ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win. In Series One, Henry faces international tensions over a complicated murder inquest and has his nerves strained to the limit by a day in three courtrooms at once. He also clashes with his hard-drinking estranged fther, suffers a disastrous visit from his son, and butts heads with his glamorous colleague Cleo Steyn
Man Friday ( visu )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Man Friday: Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday are marooned on a beautiful South Seas island where they face their fiercest battles with each other as they attempt to adapt and survive against all odds. Raise the Titanic: "Depicts the amazing efforts to salvage the Titanic in order to recover material vital to the United States defense. The Herculean project must be managed in absolute secrecy, despite the extreme rigors of the climate, deadly interference from a rival nation, and the need to invent technology never before conceived"--Container
The trial Escape from Sobibór ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Escape from Sobibór: After an escape from the Treblinka, the Nazi commandant threatens the lives of the prisoners at Sobibór in case of an escape attempt, but since the prisoners know that they are only awaiting their executions, they plan a mass escape. A thriller based on a true story
The remorseful day ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
In this last Morse dramatization, an ailing Inspector Morse returns to work to investigate new evidence that has surfaced regarding the brutal murder of the agreeably flirtatious nurse who attended to him when he was in the hospital
The tenth man by Jack Gold( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 80 libraries worldwide
In a random sweep, the Nazis arrest and imprison Jean Louis Chavel (Hopkins), a rich lawyer in German-occupied France. They pass an edict to execute every tenth prisoner. Chavel is chosen. He gives all he owns to Mangeot, who then dies in his place. Chavel is released 3 years later, returns to his old home and meets Mangeot's family
Kavanagh Q.C. Memento mori set ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Briefs trooping gaily: Kavanagh must defend a woman who insists that she is guilty as charged of murdering her husband
Stones for Ibarra ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Drama about an American couple who escape big city life to live in the village of Ibarra in rural Mexico
Inspector Morse. the wench is dead ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Morse and Detective Sergeant Lewis investigate death and murder in the English town of Oxford
 
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