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Lester, Richard 1932-

Overview
Works: 292 works in 1,124 publications in 11 languages and 14,600 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Musical films  Rock films  Superhero films  Historical films  Swashbuckler films 
Roles: Director, Author, Interviewee, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Restager , Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Dedicatee, Scenarist, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Lester
A Hard Day's Night by Beatles( Visual )

149 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively, good-natured spoof of "Beatlemania" portraying a frantic 36 hours in the lives of the rock group
Superman II by Richard Lester( Visual )

69 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Jor-El in recently discovered key scenes, different Lois Lane scenes to unmask Clark Kent as Superman, this Superman II is an eye-opening alternate experience. Now, for the first time Director Richard Donner's never-before-seen vision is here
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum by Richard Lester( Visual )

46 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door
Help! by Beatles( Visual )

75 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,195 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
Superman III by Richard Lester( Visual )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superman III reveals the answer and adds a third all-star chapter to the amazing adventures of Superman. Gus Gorman is a genial half-wit who just happens to be a natural-born genius at computer programming. In his hands, a computer keyboard turns into a deadly weapon and soon, Superman faces the microelectronic menace of his career
The three musketeers by George Sidney( Visual )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young D'Artagnan joins the three musketeers in Paris who then go off to England to save the honor of their Queen
Robin and Marian by Richard Lester( Visual )

35 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Robin Hood continues when Robin and Little John return from the Crusades under the command of King Richard the Lionheart. But when Richard is accidently slain, the mad King John assumes the throne and Robin regroups the members of his old Sherwood Forest band
Petulia( Visual )

19 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unhappily married socialite woman is trying to get through to a recently divorced doctor, who in his own words just wants to feel something
The four musketeers by Richard Lester( Visual )

33 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young ambitious D'Artagnan arrives aspiring to join the Musketeers, proves he is worthy, and with the others helps save the honor of their Queen
The knack-- and how to get it by Richard Lester( Visual )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 276 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
The Beatles in Richard Lester's A hard day's night : a complete pictorial record of the movie by J. Philip Di Franco( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peace( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superman, the movie: As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault
Cuba by Richard Lester( Visual )

34 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 198 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
Getting away with it : or, The further adventures of the luckiest bastard you ever saw by Steven Soderbergh( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Soderbergh and Lester discuss their respective adventures in motion pictures"--Page 4 of cover
How I won the war by Richard Lester( Visual )

24 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 180 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
Juggernaut by Richard Lester( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Britannic is halfway across the Atlantic when an anonymous telephone caller threatens to blow up the ship unless the he receives 1 1/2 million dollars
Photographing fashion : British style in the sixties by Richard Lester( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Photographing Fashion champions the best images of British photo-shoots of the sixties, with the credits reading like a Who's Who of the time." "Published for the first time since their original appearance, the emphasis is on an unswerving eye for style, but alongside familiar names come designers long since forgotten after their fifteen minutes of fame." "In photography, clothing, millinery, shoe design, hairdressing, make-up, retailing and editorial style, the 1960s revolution was complete." "Photographing Fashion offers an unparalleled view from the inside, made possible by unrestricted access to the historically important archive recently discovered at the Fashion Museum, Bath."--Jacket
The mouse on the moon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prime minister of Grand Fenwick convinces the U.S. government to give him a million-dollar grant for the country's nonexistent space program
Superman 5 film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
The three musketeers ; The four musketeers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Three musketeers: The young ambitious Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris aspiring to join the Musketeers. He meets Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, and faces villains, romance, adventure, and intrigue. To save the honor of the Queen, he and the others set off on a perilous journey. In the end, he proves he is worthy, and joins the Musketeers like his friends
 
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Superman II
Alternative Names
Lester, Dick

Lester, Dick 1932-

Richard Lester filmregisseur

Richard Lester réalisateur américain

Richard Lester regista statunitense

Richard Lester US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Produzent und Autor

Лестер, Ричард

Ричард Лестър

Річард Лестер

ריצ'רד לסטר

ریچارد لستر تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

레스터, 리차드 1932-

레스터, 리처드 1932-

리처드 레스터 미국의 영화 감독

リチャード・レスター

レスター, リチャード

理查德·莱斯特

理查德·雷斯特

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Superman IIA funny thing happened on the way to the ForumSuperman IIIThe three musketeersRobin and MarianThe four musketeers4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peaceCuba