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Charleson, Ian

Overview
Works: 92 works in 463 publications in 9 languages and 9,885 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Sports films  Epic films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Singer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ian Charleson
 
Most widely held works by Ian Charleson
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

135 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Chariots of fire( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

47 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion by telling the story of Antony, the once-heralded leader who becomes stupified with passion and degenerates into a fool, and the multi-faceted Cleopatra
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

59 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chicanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reilly is the first of a new kind of spy. Follow his adventure transporting top secret information from Russia, through missions in China and Germany. He finds himself at the heart of the Russian Revolution with the aim to overthrow the communists and bring in a new ruler ... himself
Jubilee by Derek Jarman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La reine Élisabeth 1ère est envoyée dans le futur par l'occultiste John Dee. Elle débarque dans l'Angleterre tumultueuse de la fin des années 1970. Elle évolue dans le décor d'une ville en pleine décadence sociale et matérielle, en observant les agissements d'une bande de nihilistes..." (source jaquette)
Master of the game by Sidney Sheldon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lavish international saga spans a century and focuses on the Blackwell family's rise to wealth, from 1890s South Africa where the family's fortune is made in diamonds to the primary story of iron-willed Kate Blackwell, the driven, power-hungry head of the family's embattled corporate empire
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Troubles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1919, Major Brendan Archer arrives in Ireland to reunite with his fiancée, Angela Spencer. Unfortunately, the family home, The Majestic Hotel, is a decaying shadow of its former self, as is Angela. Puzzled by the changes, Archer's attentions are soon drawn to her lively friend, Sarah Devlin, a passionate Irish nationalist. They fall in love, but the Major soon discovers some disturbing aspects about their relationship which threaten to explode into violence
Opera( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young opera singer takes over the leading role in an avant-garde presentation of Verdi's Macbeth, she triggers the madness of a crazed fan who repeatedly forces the diva to watch the brutal murders of her loved ones
For Ian Charleson : a tribute( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chariots of fire( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee
Guys and dolls by Frank Loesser( Recording )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Chariots de Feu by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of two English runners that were both driven by different means to win the Olympics. One used his faith in God, and the other his hatred of Anti-Semitism
Die Stunde des Siegers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Abrahams und Eric Lidell kämpfen 1924 in Paris bei den Olympischen Spielen um Sieg und persönlichen Ruhm. 'Dabeisein' reicht ihnen nicht. Denn zu Hause in England sind sie Aussenseiter
Ende gut, alles gut by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Momenti di gloria = (Chariots of fire) by Milena Canonero( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La preparazione atletica, il cameratismo universitario e l'avventura olimpica, a Parigi nel 1924, di due atleti britannici: Eric Liddel, cattolico religiosissimo, che corre per la gloria e la gioia del Signore, e Harold Abrahams, ebreo, che gareggia contro il pregiudizio della società protestante
Carros de fuego = Chariots of fire( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los atletas más destacados de Inglaterra se lanzan a una cruzada por la gloria: los Juegos Olimpicos de 1924. El triunfo significa honor para su país. Pero para dos corredores se trata de una cuestión de honor ... y sus motivos vienen de lo más profundo del alma. Ganadora de cuatro premios de la Academia en 1982 uncluyendo el de mejor película. Carros de fuego es la historia verdadera de Harold Abraham, Eric Liddel y el equipo que dio al Reino Unido una de sus más grandes victorias deportivas. Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nugel Havers, Nicholas Farrell y Alice Krige hacen su debut protagónico en esta superproducción del director Hugh Hudson (The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes). El productor David Puttnam (The Killing Fields, Local Hero) conjuga hábilmente múltiples talentos para dar forma a este impactante filme. Desde las increibles tomas deportivas hasta la música de Vangelis ganadora del Oscar, Carros de Fuego se ha convertido en favorita del corazón de los amantes del cine en el mundo entero
Reilly, ace of spies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parts 1-2: It's 1910. In St. Petersburg, Sydney Reilly supports his German client in negotiating a contract to build a new Russian fleet so he can keep tabs on it for the British, but his dalliance with a Russian beauty may squelch the deal. Part 3: In 1918, after the Russian Revolution, Reilly goes to Moscow with a plan for overthrowing Lenin and taking over the Russian government himself
 
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Alternative Names
Ian Charleson acteur et chanteur

Ian Charleson acteur uit Schotland (1949-1990)

Ian Charleson attore scozzese

Ian Charleson schottischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler

Ian Charleson Scottish actor

Ioannes Charleson

Иэн Чарлсон

איאן צ'ארלסון

ایان چارلسون بازیگر اسکاتلندی

イアン・チャールソン

伊安·查理遜

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