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Wood, Charles 1932-

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Most widely held works by Charles Wood
Avengers, age of Ultron by 65( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure
Thor : the dark world by Chris Hemsworth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos, but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all
Iris by Richard Eyre( Visual )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
Help! by Beatles( Visual )

40 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ringo possesses a sacrificial ring, which he cannot remove from his finger. As a result, the Beatles are chased from London to the Austrian Alps to the Bahamas by religious cult members, a mad scientists and the London police
The other man by Richard Eyre( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspecting Lisa, his wife, of adultery, Peter tries to figure out why his wife had disappeared. When Lisa found out that she has cancer, she decides to leave him clues so that he could discover the affair and the secret life she had been leading and that he never knew existed. Peter sets out to track down the other man in her life
The Charge of the light brigade by Tony Richardson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical re-telling of tragic events during the Crimean War. "British Captain Nolan is a devoted officer disgusted with his commander, Lord Cardigan. Lord Raglan is a foolish officer with misguided war strategies and a fading memory. Together, they are sent to Turkey in response to a Russian invasion. Driven by arrogance and ineptitude, they send hundreds of cavalry to certain death ..."--Container
Sharpe's Waterloo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sharpe hears of Napoleon's return from exile he goes back to the Army. Placed on staff of the incompetent Prince of Orange he reunites with the Chosen Men and organises the defences for the Battle of Waterloo
Wagner by Tony Palmer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical drama of composer Richard Wagner
Sharpe's company by Bernard Cornwell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action and romance follow Richard Sharpe as he and his Chosen Men risk their lives on yet another dangerous mission. Sharpe desperately attempts to rescue his lover Teresa before the French troops storm the city of Badajoz
Sharpe's regiment by Tom Clegg( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In June, 1813, Wellington prepares for the invasion of France. Sharpe goes to England to recruit new soldiers for the South Essex, only to discover corruption in the highest ranks putting them at risk for assasination. The adventures of a maverick British officer who fights behind French lines in Spain and Portugal during the Napoleonic wars
Veterans, or, Hairs in the gates of the Hellespont by Charles Wood( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dingo; a play by Charles Wood( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsignor Renard by Malcolm Mowbray( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point
Has "Washington" legs? & Dingo : two plays by Charles Wood( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'H'; being, Monologues at front of burning cities: a play by Charles Wood( Book )

10 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New English dramatists( )

in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cockade : [three one-act plays] by Charles Wood( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The knack-- and how to get it by Richard Lester( Visual )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in swinging London of the 1960s, a young man has a special style with the ladies, and his friend simply wants to learn the secret. Things become more complicated as they vie for an innocent country girl
Cuba by Richard Lester( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Dapes is a cynical mercenary who comes to Cuba at the request of one of Batista's most corrupt functionaries, General Bello. Surrounded by volatile guerilla fighters and the human vultures present at all coups, he must come to terms with himself and his shifting views
How I won the war by Richard Lester( Visual )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about war, revolving around an inept and idiotic lieutenant who is first assigned to North Africa to construct a cricket pitch in the middle of the desert, and then to Europe to capture a bridge over the Rhine, which he accomplishes by making a deal with a German officer
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