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Hall, Willis 1929-2005

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Most widely held works by Willis Hall
Saturday, Sunday, Monday : a play in three acts by Eduardo De Filippo( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Domestic comedy. Suspicion, jealousy, hurt pride, and generation conflict erupt during traditional Sunday dinner in middle class Neapolitan family
The long and the short and the tall : a play in two acts by Willis Hall( Book )

43 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Heinemann Plays series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. Many have large casts and an equal mix of boy and girl parts. Set in the Malayan jungle in 1942, this play explores what happens when soldiers have to confront the reality of war
The last vampire by Willis Hall( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 7 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a camping holiday somewhere in Europe, the Hollins family encounter rather more than they had bargained for when they venture into vampire country
The long and the short and the tall by Willis Hall( Book )

57 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is in the jungles of Malaya which are defended by the British troops during World War II. Much of the action involves a prisoner who is captured
Filumena : a play by Eduardo De Filippo( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and French and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New English dramatists( )

in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The television playwright : ten plays for B.B.C. television by British Broadcasting Corporation( Book )

8 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keith Waterhouse : collected plays by Keith Waterhouse( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keith Waterhouse is one of Britain's most popular writers in nearly every field. This collection brings together for the first time his most celebrated plays from a career spanning more than forty years. Our Song is a warm, tender, romantic drama, infused with moments of great humour. Pulling himself out of the rut of his middle-aged executive lifestyle, Roger Piper stumbles into a sixteen-month tempestuous affair. Billy Liar tells the story of a funeral parlour worker with a humdrum life, who spends most of his time dreaming of ways to escape his drab existence
Billy Liar, a play in three acts by Keith Waterhouse( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's day : a play by Keith Waterhouse( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Say who you are, a comedy by Keith Waterhouse( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Liar : a comedy in three acts by Keith Waterhouse( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager in a North Country town, Billy Fisher weaves a world of his own out of his day dreams. He is an incurable liar, idle and dishonest, and to escape from his dull job as an undertaker's clerk and his dreary domestic background he imagines himself in so many different situations that truth and fiction become hopelessly intermingled. His family is unable to understand or control him, though they realize that he is a good for nothing. The cast is completed by the three girls to whom he is simultaneously engaged. When he is given the chance to start a new life, he turns it down, preferring his dreams to reality
The return of the antelope by Willis Hall( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story takes you to a frightening giant world where three tiny people from Gulliver's Lilliput are shipwrecked in 1899. Luckily, Spelbush, Brecla and Fistram are found by two friendly children, Philippa and Gerald and so begins the Liliputians' adventures in Victorian England
Dragon days by Willis Hall( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Henry is transported back to the time of King Arthur, the wizard Merlin sends him on a perilous quest to save the dragon
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy, a young man with a dreary life, spends most of his time daydreaming about a land where he is a hero. A number of minor indiscretions causes Billy to lie in order to avoid the penalties. As these events start catching up with him, he finds himself telling bigger lies to cover his tracks. Finally, when his life is a total mess, and nobody believes a word he says, an opportunity to just run away and leave it all behind presents itself. Billy has a difficult decision to make
Writers' theatre by Keith Waterhouse( Book )

7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vampire's holiday by Willis Hall( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the stories featuring Henry Hollins and his awful family. They are on holiday again - and so is Count Aculard, the last vampire, causing all sorts of mayhem in the quiet seaside resort of Scarcombe
Laurence Olivier presents( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest actor of the 20th century presents six works by great 20th century playwrights
All things bright and beautiful; a play in three acts by Keith Waterhouse( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inflatable shop by Willis Hall( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The last vampireThe long and the short and the tallBilly Liar : a comedy in three actsThe return of the antelopeDragon daysBilly LiarThe vampire's holidayLaurence Olivier presentsThe inflatable shop
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Willis Hall britisk skribent og manusforfattar

Willis Hall britisk skribent og manusforfatter

Willis Hall britisk skribent og manuskriptforfatter

Willis Hall Brits scenarioschrijver (1929-2005)

Willis Hall brittisk författare och manusförfattare

Willis Hall sceneggiatore e scrittore britannico

Willis Hall willis hall

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הול, וויליס, 1929-2005

הול, ויליס 1929-2005

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