WorldCat Identities

Gold, Jack 1930-2015

Overview
Works: 186 works in 771 publications in 7 languages and 9,295 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Historical television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Television comedies 
Roles: Director, Other, Author, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Restager , Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Gold
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

104 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

84 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
Goodnight Mister Tom by Jack Gold( Visual )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Britain stands on the brink of WWII, Tom Oakley, a cantankerous old man living a solitary life in a small village becomes the guardian of an 11-year-old evacuee of London. The two develop a bond of friendship that gives them both new hope
Escape from Sobibor by Rutger Hauer( Visual )

61 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of the mass escape of Jewish prisoners from the Nazi death camp at Sobibor, Poland
Return of the native by Jack Gold( Visual )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young beauty who feels trapped living in the country with her grandfather plots her escape with a dashing suitor. But her plans are shaken when a handsome local man returns from Paris, hoping to make her his bride. Torn by her passion for two men, and a dream she will never abandon, Eustacia Vye learns that fate holds all the answers
Inspector Morse, the remorseful day collection set( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring murderers to justice
Thomas Hardy's the return of the native( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eustacia Vye feels trapped living with her grandfather in the country and longs for the excitement of a big city. She charms one man who promises to run away with her, but her plans are shaken when a handsome local man returns from Paris hoping to make her his bride
The naked civil servant : the autobiography of Quentin Crisp( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Quentin Crisp's autobiography, a man publicly declares his homosexuality at a time when this alternate lifestyle was still an offense punishable by imprisonment in Great Britain
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
Into the blue( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While living in the mansion of a multi-millionaire friend, a failed businessman finds himself involved in the murder of two young women
The brief( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win. In Series One, Henry faces international tensions over a complicated murder inquest and has his nerves strained to the limit by a day in three courtrooms at once. He also clashes with his hard-drinking estranged fther, suffers a disastrous visit from his son, and butts heads with his glamorous colleague Cleo Steyn
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Jack Gold( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American boy goes to live with his grandfather in England where he becomes heir to a title, estate, and fortune
The merchant of Venice( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play entitled The merchant of Venice
The trial ; Escape from Sobibór( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escape from Sobibór: After an escape from the Treblinka, the Nazi commandant threatens the lives of the prisoners at Sobibór in case of an escape attempt, but since the prisoners know that they are only awaiting their executions, they plan a mass escape. A thriller based on a true story
Thucydides : the Peloponnesian War and Plato : Alcibiades I( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film anatomy and analysis of the 27-year Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta. This adaptation of the Thucydides and Plato texts features seventeen actors from both the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company
Man Friday( Visual )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man Friday: Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday are marooned on a beautiful South Seas island where they face their fiercest battles with each other as they attempt to adapt and survive against all odds. Raise the Titanic: "Depicts the amazing efforts to salvage the Titanic in order to recover material vital to the United States defense. The Herculean project must be managed in absolute secrecy, despite the extreme rigors of the climate, deadly interference from a rival nation, and the need to invent technology never before conceived"--Container
The tenth man by Jack Gold( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a random sweep, the Nazis arrest and imprison Jean Louis Chavel, a rich lawyer in German-occupied France. They pass an edict to execute every tenth prisoner and Chavel is chosen. He gives all he owns to Mangeot, who then dies in his place. Chavel is released three years later, returns to his old home and meets Mangeot's family
Kavanagh Q.C. : Memento mori set( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Care in the community: Kavanagh takes on a case involving a dead infant and two unfit parents
Aces high by Jack Gold( Visual )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive young officer straight from school arrives on the Western front to fight the air war against the Germans. However, the life expectancy of green pilots is not very good
The remorseful day( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this, the last Morse dramatization, an ailing Inspector Morse returns to work to investigate new evidence that has surfaced regarding the brutal murder of the agreeably flirtatious nurse who attended to him when he was in the hospital
 
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Gold, Jack 1930-

Jack Gold britischer Filmregisseur

Jack Gold British film and television director

Jack Gold Brits filmregisseur (1930-2015)

Jack Gold cinéaste

Jack Gold director de cine británico

Jack Gold regista cinematografico e televisivo britannico

Джек Голд

ג'ק גולד

골드, 잭 1930-

ジャック・ゴールド

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