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O'Toole, Peter 1932-2013

Overview
Works: 643 works in 2,758 publications in 15 languages and 57,373 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, vac, Performer, Author, Narrator, Lyricist, Other, Singer, Collector, Artist, Dedicatee, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

221 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 5,457 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
Troy by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

53 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,188 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 )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,136 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 Anthony Harvey( Visual )

86 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,620 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 )

74 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,394 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 )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,149 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
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

163 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Pu Yi, who, at the age of 3, toddled to the throne to become China's last emperor
Man of La Mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )

46 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in English and held by 1,570 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 romace with the beautiful Dulcinea
One night with the king by Tiffany Dupont( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young and beautiful Jewish girl, Hadassah, becomes the Biblical Esther, the Queen of Persia, and defying warnings to keep silent, places her life in danger to save her people
Lassie by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carraclough family is forced to sell Lassie when they fall on hard times. On her journey of 500 miles, Lassie faces dangers, natural and human, and finds help in unexpected places as she returns to her home and the boy she loves
The last emperor( Visual )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,268 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
The Tudors by Jonathan Rhys-Meyers( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,217 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
For greater glory : the true story of Cristiada( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,097 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
Gulliver's travels by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home
Venus by Roger Michell( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,042 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
Christmas cottage( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,040 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 Bible : in the beginning by John Huston( Visual )

47 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the the first 22 chaptes of Genesis. Highlights include the awesome wonder of Creation, the story of Noah and the story of the Tower of Babel
Fairy tale : a true story by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 972 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 controversy 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. Are the photographs real or just a cleaver hoax?
Masada by Boris Sagal( Visual )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 962 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
Joan of Arc by Christian Duguay( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to a peasant family, young Joan hears the voices of saints telling her to unite her beseiged nation. At seventeen, she leads one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed
 
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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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