WorldCat Identities

Bates, Alan 1934-2003

Overview
Works: 396 works in 1,653 publications in 7 languages and 29,452 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Fantasy films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Costume designer, Recipient, Composer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Bates
Hamlet by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

69 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

56 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
The sum of all fears by Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El agente de CIA Jack Ryan se encuentra en una carrera contra el reloj para parar a los terroristas que planean provocar una guerra entre los Estados Unidos y Rusia detonando una bomba nuclear en la supercopa de fútbol americano
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

32 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman who's given to sudden fits of violence
The Mothman prophecies by Mark Pellington( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story is based on events which occurred in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Distraught by the sudden, tragic death of his wife, a journalist finds himself mysteriously drawn to a small West Virginia town when his car inexplicably strands him. He soon learns that many of the town's residents have been beset by bizarre events, including sightings of an eerie "moth-like" entity, an entity similar to the one seen by his late wife
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in French and English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Scottish soldier is assigned the task of disarming a bomb in a small French town at the close of World War I. The townspeople have deserted the town leaving behind the inmates of the local insane asylum who embrace the soldier as their king
Zorba the Greek( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young British writer moves to Crete to find himself by working in his father's mine, and hires the playful Zorba. He falls in love with a lovely young widow. When she responds to him the townsmen attack her
Women in love by Ken Russell( Visual )

50 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters are wooed and won by two men. One settles down to a marriage on happy but uneasy terms; the other has an equally uneasy romance which ends in tragedy
The rose by Mark Rydell( Visual )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bette Midler portrays a Janis Joplin-like rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard living [that] it eventually causes her downfall"--Container
Butley by Simon Gray( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butley, a professor at a London University, finds out that his wife wants a divorce, his boyfriend is leaving him and his untalented colleague is getting a book published all in one day
Evelyn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953, Desmond Doyle takes on the Irish family law system and the Catholic Church in a bid to be reunited with his children. Despite a strong work ethic, Desmond has a hard time holding on to steady work. Desmond's wife walks out on the relationship and his sporadic employment eventually attracts the attention of the law. A court order sends his two sons and young daughter to separate Catholic orphanages until Desmond can prove he's capable of properly supporting them. However, Desmond discovers merely getting work is not enough to bring his children back to him
Hard times by Charles Dickens( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local MP and schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind raises his children, Louisa and Tom, in the utilitarian fashion, stressing reason and fact and dismissing imagination and emotion. Under his influence, Louisa grows cold while Tom turns to a secret life of drinking and gambling. To be nearer her brother, Louisa accepts an offer of marriage from his boss, the self-mad, self-important banker Josiah Bounderby, though she does not love him. But soon finds herself succumbing to the attentions of the lothario James Harthouse. All the while, Mrs. Sparsit, a former aristocrat who now works for Bounderby, obsessively watches as the drama unfolds, longing for Louisa's downfall
Three sisters by Laurence Olivier( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Georgy girl( Visual )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous li fe of her swinging London roommate
The cherry orchard by Michael Cacoyannis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and French and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Ranevskaya returns to her decaying estate in pre-Revolutionary Russia after an exile in Paris. The estate and its beloved cherry orchard are threatened by Ranevskaya's financial problems, and no one seems able to do anything about it
Arabian nights( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and German and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary heroine, Scheherazade, saves her kingdom and her own life by seducing her husband with the fantastical tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and other larger-than-life heroes, warriors and djinns
In celebration by David Storey( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three sons return to the primitive Yorkshire mining town of their birth to celebrate their parents' fortieth wedding anniversary. During the celebration, their submerged hatreds and fears emerge from behind their model blue collar family facade
Bertie & Elizabeth : the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey portray the reluctant royals who became king and queen of England when Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loved
The statement by Brian Moore( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel and two mysterious hit men
Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
 
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Hamlet
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Far from the madding crowdThe Mothman propheciesLe roi de coeur = King of heartsWomen in loveHard timesArabian nightsThe statementMayor of Casterbridge
Alternative Names
Alan Bates

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Bates, Alan Arthur

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Bates, Arthur 1934-2003

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