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Pearson, Richard 1918-2011

Overview
Works: 37 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 4,315 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television adaptations  Animated television programs  Television programs  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Spy television programs 
Roles: Actor
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
The Tragedy of Macbeth by Roman Polanski( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 969 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 )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 796 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 494 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 471 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 wind in the willows ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 372 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
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 300 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 273 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 268 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 )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 99 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 64 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 )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 60 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 autumn antics ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2010 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 28 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 winter tales ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"Join the mischievous Mr Toad and chums Ratty, Badger and Mole in 3 exciting snowy adventures"--Container
The Wind in the willows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad search for life's simple pleasures, while the weasels continue their shenanigans
The Wind in the willows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad search for life's simple pleasures, while the weasels continue their shenanigans
The wind in the willows the feature films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The wind in the willows: Follow the adventures of Mr. Toad along with his friends, Badger, Rat, and Mole
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
Pirates Piraci ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The wind in the willows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 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
 
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