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Pearson, Richard 1918-2011

Overview
Works: 46 works in 115 publications in 1 language and 5,545 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Tragedies (Drama)  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Televised plays  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, vac, Performer, Author
Classifications: PR2823, 791.4372
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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 )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,064 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
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 522 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 353 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The tragedy of Macbeth by Roman Polanski( visu )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Roman Polanski presents his nightmarish vision of Shakespeare's classic tragedy about the lust for power-and its bloody consequences. Jon Finch is Macbeth, the Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is goaded by his Lady (Francesca Annis) into slaying King Duncan (Nicholas Selby) and assuming his throne. Macbeth plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head. Whilehis wife crumbles away in guilt and madness, the haunted Macbeth fights to prevent another dark forecast which may doom him. Filmed in rugged North Wales, Polanski's Macbeth is a tale told by a master, full of sound and fury-and genius!
The first Churchills ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 253 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 247 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 ( visu )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
An exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy₂s Tess of the d₂Urbervilles. 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 )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
The wind in the willows : Four seasons ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of the irrepressible Toad and his friends Badger, Mole, and Ratty
Love among the ruins by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 64 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The further adventures of Toad and company deliver timeless pleasures with the magic and splendor of Kenneth Grahame's classic book
The Wind in the willows ( visu )
2 editions 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
 
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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
ריצ'רד פירסון
ریچارد پیرسون بازیگر بریتانیایی
リチャード・ピアソン (俳優)
Languages
English (50)
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