WorldCat Identities

Rees, Roger 1944-2015

Works: 230 works in 685 publications in 4 languages and 29,401 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  History  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Christmas films  Historical television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Editor, Singer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Roger Rees
Frida by Julie Taymor( Visual )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life of Frida Kahlo. A product of humble beginnings, she becomes a famous artist, lives scandalous affairs, and has an enduring relationship with her mentor and husband, Diego Rivera
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptacion de la comedia romántica de William Shakespeare ambientada en la Italia de fines del siglo XIX
The Prestige by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-century Victorian London, charismatic showman Robert Angier and gifted illusionist Alfred Borden are two young magicians whose friendship is destroyed when the love of Angier's life dies in a trick gone wrong. Their rivalry escalates into an obsession full of deceit and sabotage. When Borden's "transported man" trick becomes famous, Angier will go to any length to top it, even pursuing a fantastic and frightening machine developed by Nicola Tesla
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary spectres from the past, present and future force the man to soul-search
Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Robin Hood : men in tights by Mel Brooks( Visual )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood attempts to save England from Prince John and the Sheriff of Rottingham, while also winning the heart of Maid Marian
The Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a star soccer coach is murdered and his priceless Pink Panther diamond stolen, France is in an uproar. Fortunately, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is on the case; he doesn't have a clue, but for Clouseau that is just a minor detail
Garfield( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Arbuckle travels to the London and decides to bring his cat, Garfield, along for the trip. A case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle after swapping places with an aristocratic kitty who has inherited a fabulous castle. Garfield's reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate
A most wanted man by John Le Carré( Recording )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New spies with new loyalties, old spies with old ones; terror as the new mantra; decent people wanting to do good, but caught in the moral maze; all the sound, rational reasons for doing the inhuman thing; the recognition that we cannot safely love, or pity, and remain good "patriots"--This is the fabric of John le Carré's fiercely compelling and current novel A Most Wanted Man. A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse around his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa. Annabel, an idealistic young German civil rights lawyer, determines to save Issa from deportation. Soon her client's survival becomes more important to her than her own career -- or safety. In pursuit of Issa's mysterious past, she confronts the incongruous Tommy Brue, the sixty-year-old scion of Brue Frères, a failing British bank based in Hamburg. Annabel, Issa and Brue form an unlikely alliance -- and a triangle of impossible love is born. Meanwhile, scenting a sure kill in the "War on Terror, " the rival spies of Germany, England and America converge upon the innocents. Thrilling, compassionate, peopled with characters the listener never wants to let go, A Most Wanted Man is a work of deep humanity and uncommon relevance to our times
The crossing by Nora Hoppe( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is Dec. 17, 1776. Hounded by superior British forces, his army decimated by disease, desertion and lack of funds, General George Washington faces the unthinkable: he is losing the war for American Independence. A week later, on Christmas Eve, Washington will make one of the most courageous decisions in military history. Staking everything on a risky surprise attack against a garrison of battle-hardened Hessian mercenaries, Washington sets out across the ice-choked Delaware River
The door in the wall by Marguerite De Angeli( Recording )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Middle Ages a young boy crippled by the plague has an adventurous journey from London to the castle where he becomes a page
Pop goes the weasel by James Patterson( Recording )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Alex Cross is investigating a string of murders when his fiancée is kidnapped, and soon he becomes obsessed with finding the homicidal maniac who is trying to ruin his life
The pilgrims( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commemorated each year at Thanksgiving, no chapter in American history has been more clouded in myth, legend and venerable cliche than the story of the Pilgrims
Playing Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
The ghost by Robert Harris( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having served as Great Britain's longest-enduring prime minister, Adam Lang accepts a large cash advance to write a tell-all memoir of his life and controversial political career, an effort for which he hires a ghostwriter who uncovers dangerous secrets about the former leader's term
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television production of the stage play Nicholas Nickleby, which was devised to be played in two parts. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens, chronicling the experiences of a young man in 19th century England
Happy tears by Mitchell Lichtenstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jayne and Laura are about to take on the first man they just might not be able to handle; their father Joe. Dutiful daughters returning to the house they grew up in, Jayne and Laura are forced to take a closer look at their own not-so-perfect lives. Laura suspects that Joe needs full-time care, but Jayne refuses to believe that their father's condition is serious. Joe still signs and plays the blues on his prized guitar, and the lively widower even has a new 'ladyfriend.'
Layers of loyalty in Latin panegyric, AD 289-307 by Roger Rees( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discussion of the potential and tension inherent in the culture of imperial praesentia introduces the study's main approach. In each of five substantial chapters, the date, place, and circumstances of delivery are considered in order to identify the challenges facing the orator. Close analysis of style and content reveals how diplomatic combinations of established and original literary tropes, treatise recommendations, figured expressions of imperial relationships, and adaptations of contemporary numismatic and artistic iconography articulate very specific ambitions and agenda. The orators are shown to be sophisticated, informed, and confident: their speeches are encoded expressions of local preoccupations."--Jacket
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sane woman is locked up in an asylum by a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid she may expose his 'secret.' Escaping while wearing a white gown, she runs into a youthful hero who becomes haunted by his brief meeting with this 'woman in white.'
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Roger Rees Welsh-American actor

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A most wanted manThe crossingThe door in the wallPop goes the weaselThe ghostThe life and adventures of Nicholas NicklebyLayers of loyalty in Latin panegyric, AD 289-307The woman in white