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Richardson, Ralph Sir 1902-1983

Works: 547 works in 2,197 publications in 7 languages and 40,188 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Romance films  Biographical films  War films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, vac, Author, Costume designer, Contributor, Host, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ralph Richardson
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Most widely held works by Ralph Richardson
Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

61 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

106 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard III: Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

51 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiograpy, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

75 editions published between 1200 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the story of the postwar Jewish struggle for independence and their fight to establish a homeland in Israel, beginning with the exodus from a Cypriot detention camp of a shipload of courageous European Jews headed toward Israel aboard a weathered freighter
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
William Wyler's The heiress by William Wyler( Visual )

31 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama based on Henry James novel Washington Square: Catherine is the only heir to her stern father's vast estate. When a dashing fortune hunter named Morris Townsend wants her to elope, she is threatened with disinheritance. On the eve of their marriage he deserts her. Seven years later Morris returns, and a wiser Catherine plots her revenge
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

50 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Shakespeare's drama about the assassination of Caesar and its aftermath
Time bandits by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being, they plunder treasure from Napoleon and Agamemnon; but Evil is watching their every move. A giddy fairy tale, a revisionist history lesson, and a satire on technology gone awry
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

47 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

91 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
The fallen idol by Carol Reed( Visual )

52 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

55 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia, in which the wife of an aristocrat falls in love with a dashing cavalry officer
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Spartan King Leonidis versus Persian king Xerxes, locked in a legendary battle pitting 300 brave Spartans against a Persian force twenty times that size. At stake: the course of Western civilisation as we know it! The 300 Spartans is an account of the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, in which the Spartan King Leonidis, played by Richard Egan, led a remarkably small number of men to victory over an invading Persian army led by evil King Xerxes that was about 20 times as large. This spectacular conflict gave the Grecians enough time to organize a force to ultimately repel the Persians, and thus changing the course of Western civilisation
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to his manhood in Victorian England
Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of rabbits escapes the threatened collapse of their highly developed civilization only to find the same dangers (predatory men and beasts, and a totalitarian state imposed by their own species) in their new domain. Animated
Khartoum by Basil Dearden( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and French and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama chronicles Britain's crisis in the Sudan and the siege at Khartoum in 1883
Dragonslayer by Matthew Robbins( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fire-breathing dragon terrorizes sixth century British countryside and the only hope is an aging sorcerer. When the sorcerer is killed, the task falls to his young apprentice
Greystoke : the legend of Tarzan, lord of the apes by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ape-raised son of shipwrecked aristocrats comes home to his grandfather and Jane in Edwardian England
Ralph Richardson; an illustrated study of Sir Ralph's work, with a list of his appearances on stage and screen by Harold Hobson( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Doctor Zhivago
Alternative Names
Ralf Ričardson

Ralph Richardson acteur britannique

Ralph Richardson aktor brytyjski

Ralph Richardson angol színész, 1902-83

Ralph Richardson attore inglese

Ralph Richardson britischer Schauspieler

Ralph Richardson britisk skodespelar

Ralph Richardson britisk skuespiller

Ralph Richardson Brits acteur

Ralph Richardson brittisk skådespelare

Ralph Richardson English actor

Richardson, Ralph David 1902-1983 Sir

Richardson, Ralph David, Sir, 1902-1983

Ραλφ Ρίτσαρντσον

Ралф Ричардсон

Ралф Ричардсън

Ральф Річардсон

Ричардсон, Ральф

Ռալֆ Ռիչարդսոն

רלף ריצ'רדסון

رالف ريتشاردسون

رالف ريتشاردسون ممثل إنجليزي

رالف ریچاردسون بازیگر بریتانیایی


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