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Rakoff, Alvin

Overview
Works: 101 works in 285 publications in 4 languages and 3,916 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Television adaptations  History  Biographical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Action and adventure television programs  Sports television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager, Producer, Performer, Other, Editor, fmd
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
A dance to the music of time by Channel Four (Great Britain)( visu )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 434 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 274 libraries worldwide
The dramatic retelling of the struggles of Baron Pierre du Coubertin who revived the ancient Olympic games in 1896, the Princeton professor who pulled together the first American team, and the athletes who competed
A voyage round my father by John Mortimer( visu )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 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
Paradise postponed : --and its sequel Titmuss regained ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 150 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 113 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 103 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
The best of friends ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 99 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.)
The best of friends ; Eagle in a cage ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
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. Relive their vigorous discussions on everything from the existence of God, to the finer points of tango dancing. 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
& Gillian by Alvin Rakoff( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 52 libraries worldwide
When Gillian meets Robin, it is not a match to please the gods, but they both learn to love. On their return to England she appears to be happy playing the role of wife. But then illness comes to enshroud Gillian's days, and on a trip to Paris, Robin meets a young woman, Clara
The Shakespeare collection ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Romeo & Juliet : A dramatisation of Shakespeare's tragedy of two young lovers from rival families
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
A dance to the music of time ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 23 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 23 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
Paradise postponed by John Mortimer( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 20 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
Crossplot ( visu )
2 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 19 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 16 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
Paradise postponed ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 16 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
City on Fire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city
 
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Alternative Names
Alvin Rakoff Canadees filmregisseur
Alvin Rakoff director de cine canadiense
Alvin Rakoff réalisateur canadien
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 (58)
German (4)
Danish (3)
Dutch (1)
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