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Richardson, Ralph Sir 1902-1983

Overview
Works: 614 works in 2,063 publications in 8 languages and 40,005 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  War films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, vac, Author, Costume designer, Contributor, Host, Other, per, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Doctor Zhivago by Alec Guinness( Visual )

52 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the Russian Revolution as seen through the eyes of a doctor/poet. Doctor Zhivago sees his life torn apart by the Revolution and the alterations also affect the lives of many around him, including the gentle woman he marries and the fascinating other woman he cannot forget
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

82 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Richard of Gloucester, a man twisted both in mind and body, as he schemes for the throne of England
Long day's journey into night by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 1,711 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 )

55 editions published between 1200 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,544 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 )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 1,499 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 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 what 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 by William Wyler( Visual )

30 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,225 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?
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

49 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the great tragedies, focusing on the minds and motives of the assassins Brutus and Cassius.--
Time bandits by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troupe of tiny bandits, challenged with the task of patching up the handiwork of a Supreme Being who was forced into creating the world in only 6 days, instead steal the priceless map of the universe. Accompanied by an English school boy, they are swept away on a whirlwind adventure through time and space, encountering bizarre incarnations of Napoelon, Robinhood, Agamemnon, and others
Richard III( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

41 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 837 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 )

89 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 )

50 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the lies told by the son of an ambassador in order to protect a household servant whom he idolized
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

53 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 785 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 calvary officer
The 300 Spartans( Visual )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 736 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-stats time to organize a large fighting force and ultimately defeat the Persians
Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 673 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 goup 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
Khartoum by Basil Dearden( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2014 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
Richard Adams's Watership down( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 593 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
Dragonslayer by Matthew Robbins( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ape-raised son of shipwrecked aristocrats comes home to his grandfather and the understanding Jane Porter in Edwardian England
 
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Doctor Zhivago
Alternative Names
Ralf Ričardson

Ralph Richardson acteur britannique

Ralph Richardson aktor brytyjski

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

ラルフ・リチャードソン

拉爾夫·理查德森 英国演员

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Richard IIIExodusJulius CaesarTime banditsThe fallen idolKhartoumRalph Richardson : the authorized biography