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Harwood, Ronald 1934-

Works: 301 works in 1,221 publications in 14 languages and 27,397 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Melodrama 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Editor, Interviewer, Interviewee, Composer, Contributor, Creator, Conductor, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ronald Harwood
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Le scaphandre et le papillon = Diving bell and the butterfly by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

54 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1995 at the age of 43, Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a stroke that paralysed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands that he had only visited in his mind
Quartet by John Cage( Visual )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard
The dresser by Ronald Harwood( Book )

69 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provincial theater in wartime England is the setting for this drama exploring an aging Shakespearean actor's relationship with his devoted dresser. 2 acts, 8 men, 3 women, 1 setting
Love in the time of cholera by Mike Newell( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the Caribbean coast of South America, this love story brings together Fermina Daza, her distinguished husband, and a man who has secretly loved her for more than fifty years
Being Julia by István Szabó( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly darker version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. After living in poor conditions, Oliver runs away to the streets of London. There he meets a gang of pickpockets and soon Oliver's life is changed forever
All the world's a stage by Ronald Harwood( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and Serbian and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking sides by Ronald Harwood( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, undated
The Ages of Gielgud : an actor at eighty( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays over de Engelse auteur (geb.1904) en regisseur, uitg. bij zijn 80e verjaardag
Mandela by Ronald Harwood( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Nelson Mandela and his fight for black freedom in South Africa
The statement by Brian Moore( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An escaped Nazi collaborator is the target of an ambitious judge, a scrupulous colonel and two mysterious hit men
Taking sides : der Fall Furtwängler by István Szabó( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is de beroemde dirigent Wilhelm Furtwängler een nazi of een held die Joodse muzikanten over de grens wist te smokkelen? Een majoor van het Amerikaanse leger probeert achter de waarheid te komen
The dresser by Peter Yates( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and German and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII
Sir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E. : his life and work in the unfashionable theatre by Ronald Harwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

César and Augusta by Ronald Harwood( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the lives of César Franck and Augusta Holmès
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and German and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a student who inspires his brilliant yet beleaguered and unappreciated teacher. The brilliant but stern classics instructor at a posh prep school is forced out of his job and into the realization that he is despised in the classroom and at home. One student's act of kindness gives the proud academic the inspiration and courage to build his new life
Articles of faith by Ronald Harwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wladyslaw Szpilman, brillant pianiste juif polonais, échappe à la déportation. Contraint de vivre au coeur du ghetto de Varsovie, il en partage les souffrances, les humiliations et les luttes. Il parvient à s'échapper et à se réfugier dans les ruines de la capitale, aidé par un officier allemand."
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Le scaphandre et le papillon = Diving bell and the butterfly
Alternative Names
Harwood, Ronald

Horowitz, Ronald 1934-

Horwitz, Ronald.

Ronald Harwood britischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Theaterschauspieler

Ronald Harwood brytyjski dramatopisarz i scenarzysta filmowy pochodzenia południowoafrykańskiego

Ronald Harwood sceneggiatore, scrittore e commediografo sudafricano

Ronald Harwood schrijver uit Zuid-Afrika

Сэр Роналд Ҳарвуд

Харвуд, Рональд

רונלד הארווד

רונלד הרווד

رونالد هاروود فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و نویسنده اهل آفریقای جنوبی

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罗纳德·哈伍德 South African dramatist and playwright

The dresserLove in the time of choleraTaking sidesThe statementThe dresserSir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E. : his life and work in the unfashionable theatre