WorldCat Identities

Morris, Oswald 1915-2014

Overview
Works: 166 works in 383 publications in 5 languages and 10,597 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Interviews  Musical settings  History  Motion pictures 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Oswald Morris
 
Most widely held works by Oswald Morris
Fiddler on the roof by United Artists Corporation( Visual )
17 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying to keep his family's traditions in place while marrying off his three older daughters. Yet, times are changing and the daughters want to make their own matches, breaking free of many of the constricting customs required of them by Judaism. In the background of these events, Russia is on the brink of revolution and Jews are feeling increasingly unwelcome in their villages
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo are reporters who travel to London to follow up on a jewel heist
The man who would be king by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
Scrooge by Fox Video (Firm)( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miserly Scrooge faces his past demons on Christmas Eve and vows to change his ways
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
The entertainer by Tony Richardson( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tragica storia dell'attore di avanspettacolo Archie Rice: dopo vari lutti familiari e il fallimento finanziario gli viene offerto un impiego, ma lui preferisce espiare andando in prigione per debiti. Solo la figlia gli rimarrà vicina
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of 19th century artist, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Moulin Rouge covers the period of the painter's life in Paris. There he spends his time at the Moulin Rouge cafe sketching, and there, too, he meets and falls in love with the first woman who is not turned away by his deformity
Oliver! by Carol Reed( Visual )
24 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical adaptation of Dickens' "Oliver Twist", the tale of an orphaned waif in 19th century England
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wounded American soldier falls in love with his beautiful English nurse during World War I
The dark crystal by Jim Henson( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jen the Gelfling must undertake a dangerous quest to restore the all-powerful Dark Crystal, in order to return light and order to the world
Lolita by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )
17 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humbert Humbert loue une chambre pour l'été chez une veuve excentrique et tombe subitement amoureux de sa fille Lolita. Il va jusqu'à épouser la mère afin de résider auprès de la jeune fille. L'étrange passion d'un homme mûr pour une jeune fille
Sleuth by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wealthy mystery novelist Andrew Wyke invites lower-class hairdresser Milo Tindle to his elegant English mansion to discuss Milo's affair with Wyke's wife. But when Andrew proposes that Milo participate in a robbery scheme to benefit them all, the two rivals find themselves locked in an increasingly devious duel of wits and deceptions
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )
9 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1943, deux mille soldats britanniques sont retenus prisonniers par les allemands dans la petite île grecque de Khéros. Impossible de les évacuer, le détroit de Navarone est contrôlé par deux gigantesques canons allemands. Une seule solution : le sabotage. Un commando de choc est mis sur pieds. A sa tête, un alpiniste, un expert en explosif et un résistant grec
The Mackintosh man by John Huston( Visual )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in Italian and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un agente del controspionaggio inglese è protagonista di una intricata missione che porterà a smascherare come spia un importante personaggio del Parlamento. (Mereghetti)
The man who would be king L'homme qui voulut être roi by John Huston( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : En Inde, au Kafiristan - le pays est déchiré par la rivalité entre villages. Le journaliste Rudyard Kipling et deux anciens officiers britanniques, Dravot et Carneham, participent à la bataille de Er-Heb. Dravot blessé en plein cœur, continue de se battre. Il devient, aux yeux du peuple, un être surnaturel...Cette fabuleuse épopée est l'un des sommets de l'oeuvre de John Huston. Il conjugue magistralement ses thèmes de prédilection (l'ambition, l'échec, l'exotisme et la fraternité) avec les grands mythes du cinéma d'aventure
William Shakespeare's the taming of the shrew ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
Just tell me what you want ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedic battle of the sexes among the very rich, filmed entirely in New York City. Max Herschel, the ruthless magnate who has everything, loses his long-time executive mistress to a young playwright and fights to win her back
 
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Alternative Names
Morris, Ossie
Morris, Ossie 1915-
Morris, Ossie 1915-2014
Morris, Oswald Norman 1915-2014
Languages
English (121)
Spanish (16)
Italian (5)
German (3)
French (2)
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