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Pearson, Richard 1918-2011

Overview
Works: 22 works in 99 publications in 3 languages and 5,469 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Televised plays  Juvenile works  Television programs  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, vac, Performer
Classifications: PR2823.A23, 822.33
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Publications about Richard Pearson
Publications by Richard Pearson
Publications by Richard Pearson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Richard Pearson
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,347 libraries worldwide
A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( visu )
39 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
One spring, Mole decides to begin a series of adventures with his new friend, Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank and on an expedition with Toad. Toad decides his new car is more fun and his reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help. Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence for theft, reckless driving, and gross impertinence. Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and manages to escape. Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the Weasel and is badly beaten. This finally brings all four friends back together, as it requires a plan of attack to regain Toad Hall
The wind in the willows ( visu )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
All 13 episodes of the further adventures of Toad and company deliver timeless pleasures with the magic and splendor of Kenneth Grahame's classic book
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
Heartbreak house by Bernard Shaw( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
On his Sussex estate Captain Shotover, an eccentric poet, retired seafarer and inventor, is reluctantly hosting a weekend house party for his two daughters and their bohemian friends
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The first Churchills ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the 50-year marriage of John and Sarah Churchill, the first Churchills to make their mark on British history. John was a handsome and charismatic general who won the battles that shaped the future of England. Sarah was a fiery beauty whose passion and intellect made her a favorite at court and won the undying devotion of her husband. The turbulent history of 17th century England is seen through the eyes of Sarah, and are filtered through her love for John and their shared love of England
The wind in the willows : Four seasons ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
Tess by Roman Polanski( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl is sent by her father to the estate of some local aristocrats to capitalize on a rumor that their families are from the same line. This fateful visit commences an epic narrative of sex, class, betrayal, and revenge. With its earthy visual textures it is a work of great pastoral beauty as well as vivid storytelling
Love among the ruins ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
When an aging beauty is sued for breach of promise by a man young enough to be her grandson, she hires the greatest barrister in England, whom she loved and left when they were both young and poor
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Pirates by Roman Polanski( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Der gefürchtete Freibeuter Red (Walter Matthau) treibt nach seinem Schiffbruch mit seinem Kadetten Frosch (Chris Campion) auf einem Floss in der Karibik. Am Rande des Verhungerns, können sie sich auf eine vorbeifahrende spanische Galeone retten. Noch nicht richtig trocken, bemerken die Piraten, dass sich zwei Kostbarkeiten an Bord befinden: Ein antiker Inka-Thron und die hübsche Nichte eines spanischen Lords. Eine wertvolle Beute für die es sich zu kämpfen lohnt. (Quelle: Umschlag)
Danger man ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
All the members of a research team, experimenting in tropical plant diseases, are believed to have met their deaths - some in a laboratory fire, one knocked down by a hit-and-run car, another apparently by suicide. But when it is suspected that one may still be alive, John Drake has to go to India to investigate
The wind in the willows. the complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"For the first time on DVD, all five series' of The Wind in the Willows in one collection - including two feature length specials! Based on the novels by Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows in the classic story of the adventures of Mole, Badger, Rat and Toad of Toad Hall, set in Edwardian England of 1908. Mole sets out from his underground home to discover the world and is befriended by the river loving Water Rat who introduces him to the madcap aristocrat Mr Toad. Together with Grandfatherly Badger they encounter the rascally Weasels, face the terrors of the Wild Wood and see Mr Toad through a series of headlong escapades until they return once again to the peace of the English countryside"--Container
Quay South ( visu )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"A television adaptation of the work by Howard Clewes set in 1940 in Quay South, a harbor in the North East of England, and concerning the struggle of Captain Thwaite when the authorities try to take over his blockship the 'Ebb Tide'."--Container
The wind in the willows the original feature-length film ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"One spring, Mole decides to begin a series of adventures with his new friend, Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank and on an expedition with Toad. Toad decides his new car is more fun. His reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help. Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence for theft, reckless driving, and gross impertinence. Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and manages to escape. Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the Weasel and is badly beaten. This finally brings all four friends back together, as it requires a plan of attack to regain Toad Hall"--Container
The wind in the willows. the complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"For the first time on DVD, all five series' of The Wind in the Willows in one collection - including two feature length specials! Based on the novels by Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows in the classic story of the adventures of Mole, Badger, Rat and Toad of Toad Hall, set in Edwardian England of 1908. Mole sets out from his underground home to discover the world and is befriended by the river loving Water Rat who introduces him to the madcap aristocrat Mr Toad. Together with Grandfatherly Badger they encounter the rascally Weasels, face the terrors of the Wild Wood and see Mr Toad through a series of headlong escapades until they return once again to the peace of the English countryside"--Container
The wind in the willows the ghost at Mole end and other stories ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Continuing adventures of Mr. Toad, with his friends Mole, Ratty and Badger
The wind in the willows. the complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"For the first time on DVD, all five series' of The Wind in the Willows in one collection - including two feature length specials! Based on the novels by Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows in the classic story of the adventures of Mole, Badger, Rat and Toad of Toad Hall, set in Edwardian England of 1908. Mole sets out from his underground home to discover the world and is befriended by the river loving Water Rat who introduces him to the madcap aristocrat Mr Toad. Together with Grandfatherly Badger they encounter the rascally Weasels, face the terrors of the Wild Wood and see Mr Toad through a series of headlong escapades until they return once again to the peace of the English countryside"--Container
Half-life ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Richard Pearson acteur du Royaume-Uni
Richard Pearson britisk skodespelar
Richard Pearson britisk skuespiller
Richard Pearson Brits acteur (1918-2011)
Richard Pearson brittisk skådespelare
Richard Pearson walisischer Schauspieler
Ричард Пирсон
ریچارد پیرسون بازیگر بریتانیایی
Languages
English (94)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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