WorldCat Identities

Smart, Ralph 1908-2001

Overview
Works: 90 works in 172 publications in 1 language and 1,415 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Spy television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Television programs  Christmas films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Short films  History 
Roles: Scenarist, Author, Author of screenplay, Producer, Director, Restager , Conceptor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ralph Smart
The adventures of Robin Hood( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic television series ran from 1955 to 1960, featuring the tales of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men. Richard Greene stars as our gallant hero who fought the forces of the evil Prince John, his local official the Sheriff of Nottingham and any aristocrat or ne'er-do-well who threatened the common people and loyal subjects of King Richard. Robin and his band lived in the shelter of Sherwood Forest, fighting their foes and hoping for the day when their beloved King Richard will return from the Crusades to rule once again
Bush Christmas by MGM( Visual )

16 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children are heading home to Australia for Christmas. On their journey they encounter a group of thieves and they accidentally give them the information they need to steal their father's horses. The children then try to save the horses
Classic British thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red ensign: David Barr conceives a radical new ship design to revolutionize the industry. He is ruthless in his determination to build 20 of the ships-- and an equally ruthless rival will stop at nothing to foil him
H.G. Wells' Invisible man. the original series( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.G. Wells' classic tale of suspense and murder. A scientist accidentally makes himself invisible, then, deciding to make the best of his mishap, becomes the ultimate crimestopper for British Intelligence
Secret agent, aka Danger Man( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of British secret agent John Drake, a moral man who rarely carries a gun
Bush Christmas by Ralph Smart( Book )

19 editions published between 1947 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here are all the things that go to make a popular book for boys and girls in their teens âÂ#x80;Â#x93; excitement, fun, animals, âÂ#x80;Â#x98;bad menâÂ#x80;Â#x99; and âÂ#x80;Â#x98;good menâÂ#x80;Â#x99; and ordinary children who are not especially good or bad. It is a story of adventure in the Australian Blue Mountains. Three Australian children, an English boy and an Aborigine boy set out to track two horses thieves who have taken to the hills with some valuable horses. A rainstorm washes away the tracks and the children are lost. On Christmas day they face starvation âÂ#x80;Â#x93; or a meal of cooked snake! When at least they sight the thieves, they trail them to a small town, only to discover that the town is deserted and that the thieves have laid a trap for them. Fortunately the rescuers catch up with the thieves just in time, and children and horses are eventually returned to safety and to their belated Christmas festivities. Those who saw this grand film will be eager to have this book. If there are any who did not see it, well, they must certainly read the book!" -- Dust jacket
The adventures of Robin Hood by Warner Bros. Classics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, who fought the forces of the evil Prince John, his local official the Sheriff of Nottingham and any aristocrat or ne'er-do-well who threatened the common people and loyal subjects of King Richard, whose return from the Crusades they awaited from their home in the shelter of Sherwood Forest
Secret agent, aka Danger man( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of British secret agent John Drake, a moral man who rarely carries a gun
Secret agent, aka, Danger man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yesterday's enemies: A former British agent appears to have set up his own network of double-agents in Lebanon and Drake's mission is to find out who Brett's contacts are, and who runs the organization. Drake exposes the entire scheme but is shocked and appalled at the deadly consequences
Bitter springs by Ralph Smart( Visual )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheep grazier acquires the rights to land in near-desert country adjacent to a reliable source of water. Unfortunately the water is needed by the Aboriginal people already living there, but the new settlers are not prepared to allow them to stay. Conflict soon occurs. A government official, who is somewhat sympathetic to the plight of the original inhabitants, but has to enforce stupid decisions from his superiors, has to come to the aid of the settlers. Finally some compromise is sorted out, where the Aboriginal people are employed to help raise the livestock
The adventures of Robin Hood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tale of the legendary 12th century outlaw who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor. Robin of Locksley, loyal to King Richard and arch foe of the Sheriff of Nottingham and cruel Prince John, became Robin Hood. He and his band of Merry Men, living in the Sherwood Forest, were forced to protect England from Prince John while King Richard was away at the Crusades
Quartet by Ken Annakin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The facts of life" charts the rise and fall of a young man gambling in Monte Carlo. In "The alien corn", a young man whose disapproving parents are horrified by his plans to become a professional pianist. They send him away to learn, hoping he will not be good enough. "The kite" tells of a husband's passion for kite-flying and the martial strife he encounters when his wife wishes him to give up his hobby. "The colonel's lady" depicts a colonel's disbelief at a passionate book written by his wife
The buccaneers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follow the adventures of Captain Dan Tempest, a former pirate pardoned by the King, now working for the Crown as a privateer. Captain Tempest sails the Caribbean, battling the Spanish that terrorize the shipping lanes, all the while he fights a constant battle in port with Lt. Beamish, the Crown-appointed deputy governor who doesn't agree with Tempest's way. Take yourself back to those days of yesteryear, where the open seas offered a lifetime of adventure and plenty of danger!"--Amazon.com
H.G. Wells' the invisible man( Visual )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Season 2, Dr. Peter Brady, a.k.a. the Invisible Man, becomes even more involved in the dangerous world of international espionage. Highlights include preventing the planet from being conquered by an invisible army, finding the thief who has stolen his identity to smuggle drugs into the country, and the Invisible Man risks his life to save a friend from being killed by a light sensitive bomb, whose detonator is triggered by the smallest shadow
The Overlanders by Harry Watt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the beginning of World War II and the Japanese are closing in on Northern Australia. People are ordered to evacuate as soon as possible and ... forced to destroy anything that might be useful to an invading enemy. Chips Rafferty ... is a farmhand who rebels against the government's strategic operation and refuses to kill his livestock. Instead he decides to risk his life by leading his immense herd of cattle beyond civilization and into the hazardous terrains of the Ozzie outback ..."--Container
The adventures of Robin Hood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood and his Merry Men make their home in Sherwood Forest robbing from the rich to give to the poor. This disc contains the first 4 episodes of the television show that first aired in 1955
The Buccaneers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new British governor arrives at the port of New Providence assigned the task of bringing law and order to the British colony. Authorized to grant pardons to any buccaneers swearing alliegiance to the Crown, Governor Rogers faces some resistance from Blackbeard
The Buccaneers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having accepted the King's pardon and deciding to lead a better life, Captain Dan Tempest finds himself faced with two problems. His first problem is Lolita, his girlfriend, who has decided to leave him due to his change of lifestyle, tempting him to reconsider his decision. His second problem is with the Spanish, who have decided to attack the port of New Providence
The Buccaneers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Delacour, a pirate, takes captive seven women who are from New Providence and plans to ransom them. What the pirate captain doesn't count on is the inginuity of the women, who foil the pirates and take command of the ship. Captain Dan Tempest, attempting to track down the kidnapped women, now must try to convince the lady sailors to return to New Providence
The Buccaneers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an attack on the port of New Providence by a pirate ship, Governor Woodes must set sail to track it down. This will leave the port unguarded, except for the small garrison of soldiers led by Lt. Beamish, and this worries Governor Woodes
 
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Alternative Names
Ralph Smart Brits filmregisseur (1908-2001)

Ralph Smart director de cine británico

Ralph Smart réalisateur britannique

Смарт, Ральф

Languages
English (83)