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Richardson, Ralph Sir 1902-1983

Works: 715 works in 2,722 publications in 9 languages and 41,804 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Animated films  Romance films  Historical drama  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author, Costume designer, Contributor, Host, Author of introduction, Collector, Director, vac
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Doctor Zhivago by David Lean( Visual )

73 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic story is presented through many characters whose destinies are interwoven. Not only is it a vast panorama of Russia undergoing the most radical revolution in history, it also probes the personal struggle of one man's survival, Dr. Yuri Zhivago
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

113 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,737 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
Exodus by Otto Preminger( Visual )

75 editions published between 1200 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel
Long day's journey into night by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

54 editions published between 1961 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1956 autobiographical play, this film depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating under the weight of drug addiction, alcoholism, and imminent death
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

34 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. Years ago, Nora Helmer committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed and lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring. But when the truth comes out, Torvald reveals himself for who he really is, and then desperately tries to patch things up and resume his role. But everything has changed. Shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem, Nora can pretend no longer, and leaves to be free. Torvald is left wondering how he had ever been such a fool to think she would be with him forever
William Wyler's The heiress( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy girl falls in love with a penniless man her father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Will she still go through with the marriage?
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Watership down by Martin Rosen( Visual )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,052 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

56 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the great tragedies, focusing on the minds and motives of the assasins Brutus and Cassius
The 300 Spartans by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 5th-century B.C., King Leonidas of Sparta has only his 300 bodyguards to stand with him against an invasion by the 60,000 men of the Persian army. Their heroic stand against the invasion gives the other Greek city-states time to organize a large fighting force and ultimately defeat the Persians
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )

110 editions published between 1936 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 771 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
Richard Adams's Watership down( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nestled among the rolling hills and peaceful meadows of England lives a community of rabbits. When their warren is threatened, a small group of brave rabbits escapes into the unknown countryside seeking a new home. Led by the visionary Fiver, they face huge challenges and use strength and cunning to survive, while gaining new allies, battling new enemies and always pursuing their dream."--Container
Falstaff : (Chimes at midnight) by Orson Welles( Visual )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The crowning achievement of Orson Welles's extraordinary cinematic career, Chimes at Midnight was the culmination of the filmmaker's lifelong obsession with Shakespeare's ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff. Usually a comic supporting figure, Falstaff - the loyal, often soused friend of King Henry IV's wayward son Prince Hal - here becomes the focus: a robustly funny and ultimately tragic screen antihero played by Welles with looming, lumbering grace. Integrating elements from both Henry IV plays as well as Richard II, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor, Welles created a gritty and unorthodox Shakespeare film as a lament, he said, "for the death of Merrie England." Poetic, philosophical, and visceral - with a kinetic centerpiece battle sequence that rivals anything in the director's body of work - Chimes at Midnight is as monumental as the figure at its heart."--Container
Dragonslayer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fire-breathing dragon terrorizes the sixth-century British countryside. The only hope for the beleagured citizens is an aging sorcerer. But when he is killed before he can save the people, the task falls to his young apprentice
Khartoum by Basil Dearden( Visual )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2019 in English and French and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Britain's crisis in the Sudan and the siege at Khartoum in 1883
The fallen idol( Visual )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between a young boy and his beloved butler turns sour when the boy suspects the butler of murder
Greystoke : the legend of Tarzan, lord of the apes by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An infant boy raised to manhood among savage apes, living by his wits and the law of the jungle, returns to society and tries to claim his inheritance of humanity and privilege
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

84 editions published between 1947 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of passion and family conflict set in 19th century upper-class Russia. Anna (Leigh), the wife of a stuffy bureaucrat, falls in love with a dashing cavalry officer. Ultimately discarded by her lover, she is driven to suicide
49th parallel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
Sherlock Holmes : a Baker Street dozen by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of twelve classic mysteries featuring master sleuth Sherlock Holmes
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Doctor Zhivago
Richard IIIExodusJulius CaesarKhartoumAnna KareninaSherlock Holmes : a Baker Street dozenRalph Richardson : the authorized biography
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 englesche Schauspiller

Richardson Ralph David

Richardson, Ralph David 1902-1983 Sir

Richardson, Ralph David, Sir, 1902-1983

Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-

Sir Ralph Richardson

Ραλφ Ρίτσαρντσον

Ралф Ричардсон

Ралф Ричардсън

Ральф Рычардсан

Ральф Річардсон

Ричардсон, Ральф

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רלף ריצ'רדסון

רלף ריצ'רדסון שחקן אנגלי

رالف ريتشاردسون

رالف ريتشاردسون ممثل إنجليزي

رالف ریچاردسون بازیگر بریتانیایی

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