Glover, Julian 1935-
Most widely held works about Julian Glover
Most widely held works by Julian Glover
The young Victoria ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,568 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
Indy's Nazi enemies are back and have kidnapped his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. to get help in their search for the Holy Grail. Following a trail from America to Venice to the deserts of the Middle East, it's up to Indy to save his father, save the Grail and save the day.
Indiana Jones and the last crusade ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Beginning with a prologue in which a young Indiana Jones is introduced, the epic continues with the adult Indy embarking on a perilous quest for his father, Professor Henry Jones, Sr. The Nazis are on the trail of the Holy Grail, and have kidnapped the professor, who is an authority on the Cup of Christ. Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks.
William Shakespeare's Twelfth night by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
"Twelfth night is a riotous comedy of hopelessly unrequited passions and mistaken identity. Duke Orsino is in love with the noblewoman Olivia. She, however, has fallen for his servant Cesario, who is actually Viola, a woman disguised as a man, who loves Orsino: confusion is rife. Meanwhile, Olivia's arrogant steward Malvolio is cruelly tricked by her uncle Sir Toby Belch, his friend Sir Andrew Aguecheek and the maidservant Maria into believing his mistress loves him"--Container.
William Shakespeare's Richard II by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
"The sensitive and poetic Richard II is undoubtedly the rightful king of England but he is unscrupulous and weak. When his cousin Henry Bolingbroke returns from banishment and mounts a challenge to his authority, Richard's right to the throne proves of little help to him"--Container.
Vatel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress.
Princess Kaʻiulani ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
"Princess Kaʻiulani [is] the bright and beautiful heir to the Hawaiian throne in this epic based on a true story. Following an idyllic childhood in Honolulu, the willful teenage princess is sent to Britain to receive an education fit for a future queen. There, she meets the handsome young Clive Davies..., who quickly sweeps her off her feet. But meanwhile, destiny calls back home, where the Hawaiian monarchy is overthrown and the threat of U.S. annexation looms. Now, Kaʻiulani must choose between love and her duty to her people in this sweeping tale of royalty, romance, and destiny"--Container.
The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eight ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
"One of Shakespeare's most elaborate 'pageant' plays, chronicling the life of an extraordinary English king."--Container insert.
For your eyes only ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
After a spy trawler is accidentally sunk off the coast of Albania, the world's superpowers begin a feverish search for its valuable lost cargo. The powerful ATAC system gives unlimited control over Polaris nuclear submarines. As James Bond joins the search, he suspects the suave Kristatos of seizing the device. Competition between nations grows more deadly, but Bond finds an ally in the beautiful Melina Havelock, who blames Kristatos for the death of her parents.
For your eyes only ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
James Bond is thrust into one of his most riveting adventures filled with outrageous stunts, passionate encounters and exciting confrontations. James has a lethal determination to find himself infiltrating the Greek underworld and races against time to find a stolen device capable of controlling a fleet of nuclear submarines.
The impressionists ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Claude Monet recalls the story of the Impressionists - a movement that shook the foundation of the art world. He and fellow painters Auguste Renoir and Frederic Bazille begin a forty-year struggle against the Salon, the annual state art exhibition. Overcoming criticism, poverty and misfortune, Monet along with his counterparts eventually achieve the success they had only dreamed about.
Dombey and Son ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Set amid the teeming bustle of Victorian England, Dombey and Son is Dickens's story of a powerful man whose coldhearted neglect of his family causes his professional and personal downfall.
William Shakespeare's The winter's tale by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
"King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing to have been fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and life and hope are born out of desolation and despair"--Container.
Midsomer murders. Set five ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The killings at Badger's Drift: The death of an elderly woman and the persistence of her lifelong friend draw Barnaby into a case that reveals the sordid side of this quaint village. Written in blood: Investigating the brutal murder of a Midsomer Worthy writer, Barnaby discovers that the victim had been living a fictitious life. Death of a hollow man: In Causton, Barnaby and his family take part in an amateur theatrical production of Amadeus that provides an abundance of real-life drama. Faithful unto death: When the wife of a wealthy local businessman disappears, Barnaby finds that Fawcett Green harbors a complex web of financial and romantic entanglements. Death in disguise: Barnaby needs all his wits about him as he investigates a string of deaths at a local New Age commune.
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
The story of Jim Hawkins' journey across the high seas and his battle of wits with Long John Silver in search of buried treasure.
William Shakespeare's Henry IV. Part one by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hal haunts the taverns of London, his companions a crew of rogues and thieves led by the dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff. The Earl of Northumber and his fiery son Hotspur scheme to overthrow the crown. Can Hal be brought to a sense of duty as Prince of Wales?
An age of kings a cycle of the history plays of William Shakespeare ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
"When An Age of Kings was first broadcast, it was the most conceptually ambitious Shakespeare project ever attempted for either film or television. Its fifteen parts encompassed Richard II, both parts of Henry IV, Henry V, all three parts of Henry VI and Richard III, effectively presenting a chronological history of British royalty from 1377 to 1485. An Age of Kings' adapter Eric Crozier cut the text into schedule-friendly 60 and 75 minute episodes. These mostly comprised half a complete play, though Henry VI Part I was reduced to a single hour-long episode."--British FiIm Institute.
King Ralph ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
When a freak accident wipes out the entire royal family, an exhaustive search of the bloodline reveals a distant heir: Ralph Jones. A good-natured, down-to-earth Las Vegas lounge singer, Ralph is quickly given a crash course in royal manners by his very proper private secretary, Willingham. While Ralph's unconventional behavior delights the public, it also provides the fuel for a fiendish plot by Lord Graves to oust the new king. To make Matters worse, Ralph's affection for a stripper with stage fright threatens to tarnish his royal image beyond repair. It's up to the former Las Vegas entertainer to redeem himself in a manner befitting a king in this warmhearted comedy form Academy Award-winning writer/director David S. Ward.--Summary adapted from container.
The adventures of Indiana Jones the complete DVD movie collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
In Raiders of the lost ark, archaeologist-cum-soldier of fortune, Indiana Jones gets pitted against Nazis hoping to locate and seize the Biblical Ark of the Covenant -- an artifact of immeasurable value and the reputed source of unlimited power. In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after barely escaping a raging Shanghai nightclub brawl, Indy crash-lands into the wilds of India where he undercovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village's children in a fortress-like mine. In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, after Nazis kidnap Indy's father, the foremost authority on the Holy Grail, an artifact reputed to have the power to give and take life, Indy inches through rat-filled catacombs, battles Nazis in biplane dogfights, and braves the firepower of unstoppable tanks in order to find his father and the Grail.
Beowulf : an adaptation by Julian Glover of the verse translations of Michael Alexander and Edwin Morgan by Julian Glover ( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Action and adventure films Adventure and adventurers Albert,--Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain,--1819-1861 Archaeologists Audiobooks Biographical films Bond, James (Fictitious character) Brothers and sisters Detective and mystery television programs Drama England English poetry Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film sequels Films for the hearing impaired France Grail Great Britain Hawaii Henry--IV,--King of England,--1367-1413 Henry--VIII,--King of England,--1491-1547 Historical films Historical films History Indiana Jones films James Bond films Jones, Indiana (Fictitious character) Kidnapping Kings and rulers Louis--XIV,--King of France,--1638-1715 Man-woman relationships Melodrama Mistaken identity Motion pictures Nazis Queens Richard--II,--King of England,--1367-1400 Shipwreck survival Spies Television adaptations Television mini-series Twins Vatel, François,--d. 1671 Victoria,--Queen of Great Britain,--1819-1901 Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women--Political activity