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Rakoff, Alvin

Overview
Works: 113 works in 196 publications in 4 languages and 3,356 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  History  Televised performances  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Other, Editor
Classifications: PR2831, 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 )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
Considered the greatest love story of all time and a bona fide "hit" for over 400 years. Romeo & Juliet is full of passion and oration. Shakespeare's most popular tragedy, it expresses love and death better perhaps, than any work in the English language
A dance to the music of time ( visu )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 519 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 )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A look at the creation of the American team for the Olympics in 1896, and their journey to get to Athens, where the games were being held
A voyage round my father ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 176 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 152 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 122 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 102 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 )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 98 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 70 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
The best of friends ; Eagle in a cage ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 57 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 57 libraries worldwide
De relatie in een gelukkig huwelijk verandert als de vrouw kanker blijkt te hebben
The first olympics : Athens 1896 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 56 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
The Shakespeare collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The Shakespeare collection : the acclaimed BBC TV series ( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Romeo & Juliet : A dramatisation of Shakespeare's tragedy of two young lovers from rival families
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
City on fire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 13 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
Romeo and Juliet (1594-1596) Roméo et Juliette by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Paradise postponed by John Mortimer( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 12 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
"King Solomon's mines" ( visu )
in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
King Solomon's mines: Fortune hunter Patrick O'Brien leaves his daughter Kathy and guide Umbopa to search for the legendary diamond mines of Solomon. Worried, Kathy persuades hunter Allan Quartermain to organize a search party, which, after surviving a desert trek, is brought to the tribal chief Twala. Quartermain's only hope of rescuing O'Brien lies in restoring Umbopa, exiled years before by Twala and the tribal witch, to his rightful place as chief. King Solomon's treasure: An Englishman organizes an expedition to retrieve a priceless medallion from the lost treasure of King Solomon, unaware of the hideous creatures that guard it
Paradise postponed ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 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
 
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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 (60)
German (4)
Danish (3)
Dutch (1)
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