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Adams, Phillip

Overview
Works: 268 works in 407 publications in 1 language and 3,508 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Producer, Speaker, Director, Editor, Narrator, Other, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Phillip Adams
 
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Getting of wisdom( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The suffocating repressiveness of the Victorian era is superbly realized by director Bruce Beresford in The Getting of Wisdom. Thirteen-year-old Laura, an incorrigible free spirit from the Australian outback, is enrolled in a prestigious girl's boarding school. The indoctrination process is a rough one, and Laura very nearly loses her individuality and sense of self-worth. When she does mature, however, it is on her terms, and not the school's
Changes by Ben Lewin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social history of Australia from 1945 to the 1980's; features the changes from an isolated Australia with strong cultural, emotional and legal ties to Great Britain to the present multi-cultural, multi-racial society
Don's party by David Williamson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don along with his wife Kath, invite their friends to watch the televised returns of Australia's general election. Anticipating an upset victory for the underdog Labour party, the guests embark on an early celebration. The drinks start flowing and fumbling conversations, flirting, and marital squabbles ensue in this drunken soul searching session"--Container. DVD
We of the never never( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dramatization of a famous Australian novel presents an idyllic year in the life of a young woman. Jeannie Taylor marries Aeneas Gunn in 1901, and accompanies him to the Elsey Station near Mataranka, Northern Territory, 300 miles south of Darwin, where he is manager. As one of few white woman to settle in the area, her arrival is seen as highly undesirable by the men on the station: her coming means an end the life that is the very reason they are in the Territory: one of untrammeled freedom, with no need to bother with 'civilization' and its rules. Jeannie Gunn was feisty and good-natured, however, so she tried to fit in, yet remained open to what those around her--white or Aborigine--had to offer. The people and events of "We of the Never Never" are idealized, but her story is representative of Australian frontier myth: in the outback--a forbidding, faraway place, different from anywhere else--men and a few women battled hardship, isolation, and prejudice, and lived legendary, heroic lives
Adams vs God : the rematch by Phillip Adams( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Vs God: the rematch takes up where his 1985 book Adams Vs God left off. From politics to prostitution, from the deep North Queensland to the deep South of the USA, Adams pulls no punches about the frictions of the faithful
The Retreat from tolerance : a snapshot of Australian society( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin book of Australian jokes by Patrice Newell( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this fan-bloody-tastic classic, Australia's favourite wild colonial boy, Barry McKenzie, journeys to the old country accompanied by his Aunt Edna Everage to take a Captain Cook and further his cultural and intellectual education. Faster than a rat up a drainpipe, Bazza heads for Earl's Court to catch up with a bonzer bunch of ex-pat bastards - and from there rampages through London, cracking tubes, parking the tiger, pointing percy, flashing the nasty and handing out knuckle-sandwiches to the unsuspecting Poms - who wouldn't even know a tram was up 'em 'till the bell rang!
Backstage politics by Phillip Adams( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phillip Adams has been close to governments of various persuasions for over fifty years. Having been a confidant - or a fierce opponent - of many of Australia's most influential figures over that time, he has built up an unparalleled collection of anecdotes about our political and cultural leaders
In their image : contemporary Australian cartoonists( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideas book( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talkback : emperors of air by Phillip Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big questions by P. C. W Davies( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin book of more Australian jokes by Phillip Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What a giggle! : more kids' jokes from Puffin( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin book of jokes from cyberspace( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cazneaux : the quiet observer by Harold Cazneaux( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What a joke! : the Puffin book of Australian kids' jokes( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The A-Z of knock-knock jokes by Phillip Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedtime stories by Phillip Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phillip Adams shares the secrets of his radio days from when he was looked upon as a commercial upstart to when Henry Kissinger, Christopher Hitchens, Kevin Rudd and so many others have lined up to be interviewed by him
 
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Backstage politics
Alternative Names
Adams, P. H. 1939-

Adams, P. H. (Phillip Hedley), 1939-

Adams, Phillip Andrew Hedley 1939-

Adams Phillip Hedley 1939-....

Phillip Adams giornalista, produttore cinematografico e attivista australiano

Phillip Adams journalist uit Australië

Филлип Адамс

فيليب آدامز

Languages
English (128)

Covers
Backstage politicsIn their image : contemporary Australian cartoonistsThe ideas bookWhat a giggle! : more kids' jokes from PuffinWhat a joke! : the Puffin book of Australian kids' jokesThe A-Z of knock-knock jokes