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O'Toole, Peter 1932-2013

Overview
Works: 634 works in 2,227 publications in 12 languages and 55,711 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Lyricist, Narrator, Singer, Artist, Other, Dedicatee, Collector, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

135 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

101 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic history of Aisin-Gioro "Henry" Pu Yi, who at the age of three became the last of the Emperors of China. Chronicles his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, as the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; and his exploitation by the invading Japanese as the ruler of Manchukuo from 1932 to 1945. He returned to public life in 1959, just another peasant worker in the People's Republic, and died as a gardener at the Botanical Gardens of Peking
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband, Menelaus, the result is an epic war. The Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior embodies the hopes of the people of his city
Ratatouille by Brad Bird( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extraordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down
The lion in winter by James Goldman( Visual )

57 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama of the conflict between King Henry II of England and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine over Henry's successor to the British throne
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

59 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Stardust by Claire Danes( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony Wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
Man of La Mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )

41 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jailed during the Spanish Inquisition for offending the church, author Miguel de Cervantes is forced to act out one of his manuscripts for the entertainment of fellow inmates. Cervantes delivers a rapturous performance as the legendary Don Quixote, the chivalrous knight whose choice to see life as it should be, not as it is, takes him into battles with an imaginary foe and into romance with the beautiful Dulcinea
Lassie by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carraclough family is forced to sell Lassie when they fall upon hard times. On her journey of 500 miles, Lassie faces dangers, both natural and human, and finds help in unexpected places as she returns to her home and the boy she loves
One Night with the King by Tiffany Dupont( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Hadassah, the young Jewish girl who becomes the Biblical Esther, Queen of Persia. Despite her position, Hadassah's life is in danger, as the state has decreed that all Jews will be put to death. Defying warnings to remain silent, however, Hadassah struggles to save her people, evens as she seeks to win the heart of the king
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man and the myth are larger than ever in this spectacular retelling of a timeless adventure. Packed with groundbreaking special effects, journey through breathtaking worlds where anything is possible
The Tudors by Michael Hirst( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After failing to have his marriage to Katherine annulled, Henry appoints himself the head of the Church of England. Anne Boleyn insists that Henry remove the Queen from the picture. A royal visit to France finally prompts Anne to consummate her relationship with Henry. After failed attempts to have his marriage annulled, Henry's patience finally wears out and he marries Anne in secret. The king and new queen are disappointed that their first child is a girl, whom they christen Elizabeth
Venus by Roger Michell( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice, a still-working actor whiles away his dwindling days playing bit parts (corpses, mostly) or at the local pub with a pair of equally frail footlights friends, drama queen Ian and taciturn Donald. Ian announces that his niece has sent her wayward daughter to stay with him. Jessie is a borderline hooligan, surly, self-centered, willful, and a prodigious drinker. Maurice looks at Jessie with unapologetic longing, appreciating things she can't see in herself, but also the idea of youth--specifically, womanly youth. Jessie appraises Maurice to see what she can get out of him, and they play at Henry Higgins tutoring Eliza Doolittle together. Both are prickly, independent egoists, and wherever they're going, neither is going quietly
For greater glory the true story of Cristiada( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the Cristero War (1926-1929) fought by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government. Focuses on retired General Enrique Gorostieta Velarde, who was reluctant to join in the war, and José Luis Sánchez del Rio, a young boy who witnessed a priest's murder and later is tortured by the government
The Bible : in the beginning by John Huston( Visual )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis on an epic scale, including the story of man's creation, his fall, his survival, and his indomitable faith in the future
Fairy tale a true story by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Frances and Elsie believe in fairies. The photographs the girls take of the winged beings put them at the center of a real-life controvery that sweeps through a recovering World War I England during 1917. Everyone is caught up in the excitement, including two of the era's most renowned men: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and master illusionist Harry Houdini. But are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
Joan of Arc by Michael Alexander Miller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the extraordinary story of the live of Joan of Arc, the story of a quest that took an illiterate French peasant girl and transformed her into one of the most revered leaders of all time. A legend. A saint."--Container
Masada by Boris Sagal( Visual )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and German and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva, commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair and his people
Christmas cottage( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning from college one Christmas, Thomas Kinkade finds his mother is ready to lose the family cottage to foreclosure. He is inspired to paint a mural of his hometown, which launches his career and helps the town rediscover their Christmas spirit
The ruling class by Peter Medak( Visual )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues
 
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O'Toole, Peter

O'Toole, Peter Seamus.

O'Toole, Peter Seamus 1932-2013

O'Toole, Seamus Peter 1932-2013

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פיטר או'טול

بيتر أوتول

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