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Pearson, Richard 1918-2011

Overview
Works: 41 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 5,469 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, vac, Performer
Classifications: PR2823, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,067 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 )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 981 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
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 514 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
The wind in the willows ( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about the country life of Frog, Mole, and their friends
Heartbreak house ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 483 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 335 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The tragedy of Macbeth by Roman Polanski( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means
The first Churchills ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 262 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Contains 13 spellbinding episodes in which Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad remain steadfast in their search for life's simple pleasures, while those rascally weasels continue with their meddling shenanigans
Tess by Roman Polanski( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 181 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
The wind in the willows : Four seasons ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
The wind in the willows : Four seasons ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
Love among the ruins ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 70 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
The wind in the willows : Four seasons ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
The Wind in the willows by Terry Jones( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
The wind in the willows : winter tales ( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
The wind in the willows : spring follies ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
The Wind in the willows ( visu )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, Ratty and Toad of Toad Hall
The wind in the willows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
"Join the mischievous Mr Toad and chums Ratty, Badger and Mole in 3 exciting and unpredictable summer adventures"--Container
The Wind in the willows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad search for life's simple pleasures, while the weasels continue their shenanigans
 
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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 English actor
Richard Pearson walisischer Schauspieler
Ричард Пирсон
ریچارد پیرسون بازیگر بریتانیایی
リチャード・ピアソン (俳優)
Languages
English (70)
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