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Rakoff, Alvin

Overview
Works: 91 works in 282 publications in 7 languages and 3,969 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Televised performances  Filmed plays 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Publications about Alvin Rakoff
Publications by Alvin Rakoff
Most widely held works about Alvin Rakoff
 
Most widely held works by Alvin Rakoff
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
116 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,077 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
A dance to the music of time by Channel Four (Great Britain)( visu )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
The first Olympics Athens 1896 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
A look at the creation of the American team for the Olympics in 1896, and of their journey to get to Athens, where the games were being held
A voyage round my father by John Mortimer( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 libraries worldwide
A humorous and heartwarming portrait of beloved novelist John Mortimer's early years. After his highly eccentric lawyer father Clifford Mortimer is struck with blindness, John must deal with his father's decreasing ability to take care of himself
Friends by Lisa Kudrow( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Best of Friends: In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon. (88 min.)
Paradise postponed --and its sequel Titmuss regained ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Baldwin Street : a novel by Alvin Rakoff( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
This powerful novel presents a vivid mosaic of characters, the rich fabric ofa community, and a boy's coming-of-age on the dusty, rough-and-tumble streetsof Toronto
Number 10 by Mark Rothko( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
"Open Britain's most famous door for a glimpse at the personal affairs that have unfolded over the centuries inside Number 10 Downing Street. Spanning the Napoleonic era to the 1920s, each episode tells the story of a great public statesman, and of the private individual whose passions, hopes, and fears played out within the narrow confines of Number 10"--Container
& Gillian by Alvin Rakoff( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 63 libraries worldwide
De relatie in een gelukkig huwelijk verandert als de vrouw kanker blijkt te hebben
The Shakespeare collection by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Prince Hamlet plots revenge after he discovers his uncle murdered his father, the king; as the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta approaches, fairies make play with lovestruck members of the Athenian court; Othello's great love for his wife Desdemona proves to be his downfall; young lovers are divided by their powerful families' hatred for each other
A dance to the music of time ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
A dance to the music of time ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
A dance to the music of time ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
A dance to the music of time ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
The Shakespeare collection : the acclaimed BBC TV series by William Shakespeare( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Romeo & Juliet : A dramatisation of Shakespeare's tragedy of two young lovers from rival families
Paradise postponed by John Mortimer( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Features the complete episodes from the popular television drama set in the decades following the Second World War. The tale of the Simcox and Titmuss families, their quirks, quarrels, and quests. Centring around the Will of Simeon Simcox, Rector of Rapstone Fanner who mysteriously leaves his estate to Leslie Titmuss, the newly elected local MP. Henry Simcox, one of the Simcox sons, makes it his business to find out why his father would do such a thing
Paradise postponed ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Crossplot ( visu )
2 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
An advertising executive is framed for the attmepted murder of a model, who turns out to be involved in political intrigue
Paradise postponed ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Romeo & Juliet ( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's classic tragedy of doomed lovers from feuding families
 
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Alternative Names
Alvin Rakoff Canadees filmregisseur
Alvin Rakoff Canadian film director
Alvin Rakoff regista canadese
Элвин Ракофф
アルヴィン・ラコフ
レイコフ, アルヴィン
Languages
English (170)
German (6)
Japanese (3)
Danish (3)
Multiple languages (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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