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Conti, Tom

Works: 204 works in 485 publications in 6 languages and 10,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Fairy tales  Western films  Anthology television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Singer, Other, Artist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Tom Conti
The tempest by Julie Taymor ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"'The Tempest' was Shakespeare's last great play, and it tells the story of Prospera (Helen Mirren). After a harrowing shipwreck, the members of a royal court are washed ashore on various parts of a mysterious island. The exiled Prospera has used her magical powers to guide the ship here to settle a score with the very men who banished her from her homeland. Abetted by her sometimes unwilling aides, Ariel (Ben Whishaw) and Caliban (Djimon Hounsou), Prospera puts her former tormentors through some dangerous and often hilarious adventures. However, when the King's son, Ferdinand (Reeve Carney), meets her daughter, Miranda (Felicity Jones), it is love at first sight -- a kind of magic that even Prospera is powerless to control."--Container
Shirley Valentine by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English housewife, bored with her life, goes on a vacation with a friend to Greece and finds that there's more to life than just dishes and laundry when she has a fling with a handsome man
Louis L'Amour's The quick and the dead ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1876 Wyoming the gun is the only law. And for Duncan and Susanna McKaskel, newly arrived settlers beset by outlaws, rugged frontiersman Con Vallian (Sam Elliott) is the only hope
The inheritance ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful orphan Edith Adelton came to the United States as a child to be a companion and tutor to the Hamilton family's young daughter Amy. Though Edith's parentage is a mystery, she has found great happiness with the Hamiltons. When the family's cousin Ida comes to visit, Mrs. Hamilton enlists Edith in a matchmaking plan involving two suitors for Ida. But both men fall for the lovely Edith. As Ida sees her chances fade, she schemes to discredit Edith, leading the family to a crisis of loyalties. Are Ida's accusations enough to dissolve the family's trust in Edith? Or is there a secret truth below the surface, beyond the evidence ... within the heart?
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Nagisa, 1932- Oshima ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942, two British officers, John Lawrence and Jack Celliers, encounter camp commander Yonoi and his sergeant Hara. Things had been going pretty well, until charismatic, rebellious Celliers arrived. Yonoi is a devotee of the samurai ideal; neither he nor Hara can understand the stoic way in which the British prisoners accept their situation of defeat. Lawrence speaks Japanese, and ceaselessly tries to mediate between the prisoners and their overseers, translating both the words and the values of the two races. Celliers' attitude, however, is more comprehensible to Yonoi. He and Celliers arrive at a sort of détente, based on an admiration for the other, but this eventually turns into a contest of wills as the camp's carefully nurtured equilibrium is destroyed
Derailed ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles is a financially successful Chicago advertising director with a sick daughter and a slightly troubled marriage. Charles has a chance encounter with Lucinda, a lovely and quick-witted financial advisor who is also stuck in marital rut. Their chemistry is instant, but their eventual one-night-stand is interrupted by a mugger, who is out to milk Charles for every dollar he's got
Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe
The Princess and the pea by H. C Andersen ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prince's domineering mother insists on an unusual test to find a true princess
The doctor by Tom Conti ( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Haunted by his violent past as a Secret Operations Pilot with Intelligence Services, Hal flees England, and the bed of the tempestuous Francesca, for a new life in Africa. But there, working in the wild as a pilot with the flying doctor service, love and death precipitate him once again into a life of danger. Adopting a new identity and returning home, he quickly discovers that the past is not so easily shed, that fear and the unexpected wait at every turn
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre by Matthew Broderick ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cinderella: Cinderella is a slave to her wicked stepmother and her selfish stepsisters, until her Fairy Godmother arrives and turns her into a radiant princess ; The little mermaid: When a young mermaid falls in love with a human being, she makes a deal with the Sea Witch and sacrifices everything to be with him ; The dancing princesses: After the king discovers that his daughters' dancing shoes are worn out every night, he offers to let anyone who can solve the mystery choose any of the princesses to have as his bride ; The princess and the pea: A bored prince decides that the best way to cheer himself up is to get married, so he goes through his mother's list of eligible princesses
The Norman conquests by Alan Ayckbourn ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passions flare and tempers rise when three couples cross paths at a country house one weekend. It all begins with the arrival of Reg and his wife, Sarah. They've come to give Reg's younger sister, Annie, a few days' break from caring for their bedridden mother. However, Annie confides that she's seeing someone, not Tom, the single young vet who's pursuing her, but her brother-in-law, Norman. Appalled, Sarah informs Norman's wife, Ruth, and all hell breaks loose. Ayckbourn's trilogy tells the same weekend story from three different vantage points in the house and garden, and can be watched in any order
Madame Bovary ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Gustave Flaubert's classic about the tragic consequences that await a frivolous woman
The quick and the dead by Louis L'Amour ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Con Vallian, a rugged frontiersman and skilled gunslinger, befriends a family of Eastern settlers. Hunted down by a gang of ruthless outlaws, Vallian comes to the defense of the family and together they face their would-be-killers in the most deadly showdown since the O.K. Corrall
American dreamer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A housewife wins a trip to Paris as a prize from a mystery writing contest. Silly from a blow on the head, she begins living the fictional life of her favorite literary adventure
The Princess and the pea ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prince Richard leads a boring and eventless life under the thumb of his controlling mother Queen Veronica until the vivacious Princess Alecia whirls into his life one stormy night
O Jerusalem by Elie Chouraqui ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Jewish American and his best friend, an Arab Muslim, find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the historic battle for Jerusalem. From the streets of New York City to the Holy Land, they both must risk their lives and friendship as they make sacrifices along the way to fight for what they believe in
Almost heaven ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A television director struggling to stay sober is asked to work on the same fishing show as his ex-wife. When he finds love in one of the fishing guides, will he be able to turn his life around for the better?
The glittering prizes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Glittering Prizes was a sensation when it premiered on PBS in the late 1970s. Frederick Raphael's tale portrays the hopes and frustrations of an entire generation through the story of a group of friends who meet at Cambridge University in the 1950s. Six 80-min. episodes follow the evolution of these college students through the 1960s and into the 1970s where their lives diverge and they struggle with emotional disillusionment and varying levels of worldly success
The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning, in that instant, from hero to fugitive. Assuming the blame for the death of D.A. Harvey Dent, the Dark Knight sacrificed everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon both hoped was the greater good. For a time the lie worked, as criminal activity in Gotham City was crushed under the weight of the anti-crime Dent Act
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